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The Phantasm Franchise – A Viewing Guide

Phantasm is one of the few horror movies to benefit from its sequels. Not that the original isn’t a horror classic, but watching it alone, there’s a great deal left unexplained. What you’re seeing whe...

Halloween Franchise. Michael Myers. Halloween Series. Why John Carpenter Should be Allowed to Quit. Michael Myers. Then and Now. Trick 'r' treat at Halloween.

The One House You Don’t Want To Knock On At Halloween…

It’s Halloween and you’re out trick ‘r’ treating with your friends/kids/relatives having fun in the dark of the night. But be careful, you never know whose house you may end up...

Why Argento’s Inferno is an Underrated and Intelligent Sequel

Dario Argento’s pseudo-sequel to Suspiria is a gem but it is often overlooked or outright dismissed when the conversation turns to the director’s classic works. Inferno is a beautifully ph...

Evil Dead series. The Evil Dead 1981 movie directed by Sam Raimi. Poster for Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead.

Remake Comparison – Evil Dead

The Evil Dead remake is tough to compare with the original film because it is a very different movie—even a very different kind of movie—despite having the original creators involved. It’s also not a ...

The enfield poltergiest.

Scariest Sightings In Britain

The United Kingdom is known for its haunted areas all over, but here I list the 10 most scary sightings in Britain as recently noted by the Daily Star newspaper.

Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

“They’re All Going To Laugh At You” – A Retrospective On Carrie

Halfway through writing his debut novel, convinced that he knew nothing of the female experience, a writer threw the entire manuscript into the trash. The writer was Stephen King and the novel was Car...

Friday the 13th Part 2 1981

Friday The 13th Part 2 Retrospective- An Overlooked And Essential Slasher Film

While it was a big success in theaters, Friday the 13th Part 2 doesn’t seem as widely regarded by any but the fairly hardcore horror fans. People don’t want Jason in the potato sack, as the verd...

I love Indie Independent film.

Editorial – Why Independent Film is the Future of the Horror Genre

[soliloquy id=”11276″] I’ve held  the assertion that the future of horror cinema is in the hands of indie filmmakers for some time now. And I wanted to take a moment to share my thou...

saw movie

When You’re Ignored, Things Can Get A Bit Saw…

It’s annoying when someone just decides to ignore phone calls, text messages, Facebook messages and emails? What happened? Why the ignorance? Get you feeling Saw out here like Dr Lawrence Gordon in th...