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Christine 1983

Christine is John Carpenter’s Unsung Love Story [Retrospective]

Even after directing Christine, John Carpenter would say in interviews that while he loved directing horror, he dreamed of directing a love story. And while Starman may have been a more mainstream, cu...

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II - Horror sequels that had nothing to do with the original

Looking Back on Prom Night II: Mary Lou Has Returned and She’s Pissed

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II is really a sequel in name only. The only tie-in to the original is that it takes place at the same school. The storyline and characters from the first film have no beari...

A Very Good Head on His Shoulders: Revisiting Re-Animator

The best adaptation of the works of H.P. Lovecraft to date and simply one of the best horror comedies ever made, Re-Animator is classic splatter movie cinema. It’s quirky, gorgeous splatter slap...


Horrible Films for Horrible People: Witchtrap (1989)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People! This week, we will review Witchtrap (1989) from the director of Night of the Demons (1988), Kevin Tenney. Before you get way too excited, Witchtrap is no...

M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit Scheduled for 2015

Deadline reports that M. Night Shyamalan’s new flick for Universal, The Visit (formerly Sundowning), has scored a release date. Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to T...

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