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Seven Pure Comfort Food Horror Movies

There’s something great about discovering a great new horror movie for the first time. The genre is huge and diverse. There’s so much happening at any given moment. Every year produces some great new ...

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Horror Tie-In Toys We Can’t Believe Actually Got Made

I’ll admit it, part of me is jealous of the kids just discovering the genre now. I’ll never forget what it was like for me as a kid to see all of my favorites for the first time. To watch each Hallowe...

The Right Maniac for the Job: Six Current Horror Talents and the Franchises They Should Reboot

Why It’s so Hard to Trace the Origins of the Slasher Movie

There’s an endless debate as to what the first slasher movie actually is. Looking back on it, I think it’s a subject that warrants further investigation. But it doesn’t do any good for me to simply ju...

Why Paranormal Activity Owes Us One More Film

Seven Franchises That Could Benefit from Going DTV or VOD

Even today, terms like straight-to-video, DTV and VOD are regarded as dirty. They’re second-rate. Movies that get that kind of release are treated as failures before they even come out. We’re getting ...

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Friday the 13th [SteelBook Blu-ray Review]

There isn’t really much that I can say about Friday the 13th that hasn’t already been said over and over. So, with that in mind, I won’t attempt to say anything new. But I will touch...

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Men Behind The Mask: Actors Who Have Played Jason Voorhees

Unlike his nemesis Freddy Krueger, Jason has never had much of a consistent portrayal on film. Sure, for awhile there it seemed things had changed but now we’re back right where we started, with seemi...

Candyman Clive Barker Horror Movies Based on Short Stories That Nailed the Adaptation Process

Seven Jump Scares That Have Never Lost Their Impact

Jump scares are incredibly hard to pull off, which is interesting, because they’re so often criticized as being used to for easy, cheap moments to get a reaction out of the audience. A jump scare can ...

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Five Bad Sequels That Were Almost Good

Many horror sequels don’t live up to the original. Many more are simply bad. But nobody sets out to make a bad sequel. Things just get in the way, whether it be time budget or any other consider...

female killers Asami (Eihi Shiina) getting ready to engage in some torture in Takashi Miike's Audition.

Violent Femmes: Eight Horror Movies With Badass Female Killers

Horror is often thought of as a boys’ club. The slasher genre is dominated by guys like Jason, Freddy, Michael Myers, and Leatherface. Women tend to fill the role of victim or heroine–some...