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Invisible Man 1933

The Invisible Man is Actually the Scariest Universal Monster

There are a lot of reasons why the original Universal Monsters will always be hailed as the “classic” monsters. Dracula and Frankenstein are both timeless stories and while those adaptations were very...

Eight Behind the Scenes Stories That Would Make Great Features of Their Own jack nicholson in the shining.

Eight Genius, Overlooked Moments in Classic Horror Movies

While horror fans love their genre and love to seek out hidden gems, both old and new, we also love to watch the same thing over and over. Our favorite franchises, the movies that shaped us as a fan, ...

Ten Memorable Horror Musicals from Film and Stage

Music plays an integral role in the horror genre. The soundtrack assists in setting the tone. The suspension of disbelief regarding characters bursting out into song can be a stretch when trying to il...

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How The Movie That Set the Template for Dracula Movies Wasn’t Even a Dracula Movie

Tod Browning’s Dracula certainly had an impact on the vampire genre. Over seventy years later, Bela Lugosi as the Count is still the most recognizable on-screen vampire. And while it has always been i...

Alien: Covenant

Second Opinion: Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott’s latest foray into the universe belonging to Synthetic Beings and Xenomorphs is an intense and compelling horror ride. If you were not a big fan of Alien: Covenant’s predecessor, Prometh...

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The Howling: Revenge of the Werewolf Queen: Review

The Howling: Revenge of the Werewolf Queen is one more example of eighties nostalgia being reworked for modern audiences. In general, there’s a part of me that inwardly cringes any time I hear a...

Back to the ’80s: Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which category a particular film falls under...

Christopher Lee Dracula Adaptation

How Hammer Films Revived the Horror Genre

From the 1930’s into the early 1950’s, Universal Pictures dominated the horror genre. During the age of the gothic, supernatural movie they were king. Things began to change heading into the 1950’s. C...

Buffy season five

Cry Little Sister: A Defense of Dawn Summers

Last March, I wrote a piece on Buffy characters who were unfairly despised. While I expected some degree of backlash against a few of the picks, there was a surprising amount of people who apparently ...

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