1980s Horror Films

The Lost Boys: The Beginning 1987

Why Lost Boys Got the Credit for Revitalizing Vampire Movies

Joel Schumacher’s The Lost Boys tends to get the credit for the rejuvenation of vampire movies in the late 1980’s. It’s a little strange, on one hand, considering that Lost Boys followed on the heels ...

Chopping Mall

Blu-Ray Review: Vestron Video’s Chopping Mall

Chopping Mall finds a group of friends locked in their local shopping center when they stay after hours to party. The storm that is brewing outside causes the mall’s security robots to malfuncti...

Five Painfully Obnoxious Jerks from Horror Movies

Jerks and horror films go hand in hand. Almost any horror movie you can think of likely has a character that you are supposed to hate. This is separate from the main villain of the film. This would be...

Archie vs Predator 4 [Advance Comic Review]

Archie vs Predator 4 provides the anticipated conclusion to the comical, bloody “vs. Predator” series of the Archie Comics (AC) and Dark Horse collaborative project. Sci-fi and horror fans (rightly) s...

Imaginary friends from films

Four Films with Bloodthirsty Imaginary Friends

When a child has a wild imagination or a friend we can’t see, we often assume that child is imaginative and may grow up to be an artist, sculptor, writer, or other creative type. But judging by ...

Turistas characters get a drink at the bar

10 Films That Prove You Should Just Stay Home This Summer

Avoid travel and stay home are messages that have been projected to horror fans for years. From the original Psycho (1960) to its contemporary companion, Bates Motel, there are literally dozens of fil...

The Thing

Why it Took Decades for The Thing to Become a Classic

John Carpenter’s The Thing is often heralded as his masterpiece. It really is one of his best, in addition to being one of the best sci-fi horrors, one of the best body horrors, and just one of the be...

10 Alien Movies You Should See (Besides Alien)

The Alien franchise makes up one of the most widely known and highly recognizable horror franchises in recent history, but there are far more alien films in the vast expanse of the horror genre. Our c...

First-Annual Shock Pop ComicCon

Event Report: Shock Pop ComicCon

I was able to attend the first annual Shock Pop ComicCon this past weekend, and am happy to say that it was a well put together, competent event. It’s always a gamble with a new event and I was somewh...