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Five Must See Horror Films from the ‘30s and ‘40s That Don’t Feature the Universal Monsters

When you think of classic horror movies from the 1930s and 1940s, what comes to mind? For most people, it’s probably the Universal Classic Monsters. Films like Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Wolf Man ...

Gremlins holiday horror

The Advent of Holiday Horror: Creature Classic Viewing Recommendations

Welcome to the first installment of December’s Advent of Holiday Horror! Leading up to the new year, we’ll be sharing some recommendations to help make your socially-distanced holiday season more ente...

The Babysitter: Killer Queen

Is The Babysitter: Killer Queen a Cult Classic or a Killer Miss?

The prime time for Horror fans is finally upon us, and Netflix is here to deliver. With older favorites like Evil Dead (1981), Killer Clowns from Outer-Space (1988), The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016), an...

The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection [Blu-Ray Review]

Alfred Hitchcock was a true master of suspense. He started directing films in the medium’s silent infancy, and continued through the addition of sound, and creating some of his best work after color w...

The Babyface killer from Dave Parker's 2009 meta slasher The Hills Run Red.

The Hills Run Red is a Criminally Underrated Slasher [Quarantine Retrospective]

While we’re on lockdown, I’ll be working on a series of retrospectives as I watch through my library. Many will be films I love but I may veer into less favorable territory from time to time to keep t...

Cherry Darling (Rose McGowan) in the 2007 Robert Rodriguez grindhouse throwback Planet Terror.

Planet Terror is a Neo-Grindhouse Classic [Retrospective]

This homage to the grindhouse cinema of the ‘70s is set in the present but it has plenty of throwbacks to the days of the drive-in cinema. The crackling picture, the exploitative nature of the film, m...

Tammy and the T-Rex

Tammy and the T-Rex is the Lost ’90s Classic You Didn’t Know You Needed [Review]

What happens when you try to make an R-rated movie about a girl who falls in love with a mechanical dinosaur but have to cut the gore for a more family friendly PG-13 rating? Chances are, you end up w...

Early slasher movies that should have become classics - The Burning -Shameless ripoffs that gave the original a run for its money

Early Slasher Movies That Should Have Become Classics

There are not a lot of slasher movies that have become classics in the horror genre. Psycho is widely thought of as the grand-daddy of the sub-genre and is viewed as one of the best horror titles of a...

Five Horror Films from 1974 That Helped Define the Genre

The 1970’s witnessed a massive change in the landscape of horror cinema. This was horror for a post-Vietnam world. The atomic age horrors were gone. Ancient ruined castles and Gothic chillers si...

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