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Cujo - Donna from Cujo

Why ‘Cujo’ is a Hauntingly Plausible Classic

Directed by Lewis Teague (just coming off another rampaging animal movie, Alligator, at the time) Cujo tells the story of a St. Bernard that goes rabid after chasing a rabbit into a cave inhabited by ...

the blob

How The Blob Remake Outdid the Original!

1958’s The Blob is the perfect monster monster movie for its era. It’s big, it’s campy, it’s funny. All in all, it is pure popcorn entertainment. The remake, made thirty years later, had a lot to live...

Martin

Why Martin Remains Unparalleled in its Portrayal of Vampires

George Romero had stated a couple of times that Martin was what he felt to be the best, most complete and closest to his original vision of all his films. Yet, even now, it remains one of his most und...

Spawn

Why Spawn Was the Ultimate ’90s Comic

Todd McFarlane rose to comic book superstardom in the late eighties with his work on Amazing Spider-Man. His artwork redefined that character and that world, allowing him to take over a new Spider-Man...

Hellraiser Hellworld

“It’s Just a Game:” The Meta Weirdness of Hellraiser Hellworld

The Hellraiser sequels are a bit of a mixed bag. While the second is hopefully still considered something of a classic—not as much as it used to be, certainly—the third seems to divide fans and the fo...

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers - Halloween 666: The Origin

How Halloween 6 Proved Too Much Backstory is a Bad Thing

After the release of the Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Producer’s Cut, the masses finally had the chance to see the elusive version few had ever laid eyes on. The cut had been notorious for de...

Victims Spotlight: The Last Man to Die on 9/11

This year marks 20 years since four coordinated terrorist attacks sent America into a spiral of panic, grief, and anger. 9/11 caused the deaths of almost 3000 people- 2,753 people died in New York, 18...

20 Years Later, We Still Want to Joy Ride [Retrospective]

Back in 2001, Paul Walker and Ted Levine starred opposite each other in a movie all about fast cars, nefarious schemes, and unchecked machismo. Joy Ride was not that film, but it was released just fou...

Victims Spotlight: The Suspected Victims of The Scorecard Killer

The commonly accepted story is that serial killer Randy Kraft’s crimes spanned from September of 1971 to May 1983. His almost 13-year crime spree may have resulted in the deaths of 67 young men ...