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Why Happy Birthday to Me is as Much a Giallo as it is a Slasher

In the early ‘80s, slasher movies were in full bloom. Everyone was doing their best to follow up the success of Friday the 13th and Halloween. Every single calendar date was getting its own feature, f...

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The Long Evolution of the Vampire Genre (And Why It’s Nothing to Worry About)

We’re not getting many vampire movies these days. And that’s a shame. It’s not like they’ve gone anywhere, they never really do. But everything in the horror genre moves in cycles. It seems like...

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Stream and Stream Again: Whatever Happened to DTV Horror?

I can readily admit the usefulness of the streaming era. It would be foolish of me to say that things are not more practical or are not easier now. I think everyone can appreciate the immediacy of str...

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Seven Horror Movies You Didn’t Know Were Written by Women

Horror tends to be thought of as a very male-dominated genre. That’s always the way it has been seen. But it’s been challenged more and more in recent years. There are more female fans than ever befor...

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Making a Killing: Eight Horror Movies That Hit Big at the Box Office

Horror movies are more of a money making genre than most people understand. It’s always thought of as a niche thing. Most of the people you talk to will say that the genre just isn’t for them. Few peo...

Bidding Adieu to the Good Doctor: Remembering Larry Drake

We keep losing major, major genre icons. 2015 was brutal and 2016 does not seem to be shaping up to be any more kind. And while he may not have the star power of Christopher Lee or Wes Craven, even am...

Nat’s Bottom Five Horror Movies of 2015

There are always going to be the horror movies that just don’t do it for you. It’s something that’s pretty unavoidable. We can talk quality all day, but a huge chunk of our opinions on film, TV, etc. ...

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Seven Villains Who Need More Recognition

Every fan has their favorite villains, their favorite monsters. In general, villains are a huge part of the appeal of the horror genre. They creep us out, maybe they even outright terrify us, but we c...

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We Had Such Sights to Show You: A Eulogy for Pinhead

Today is the release of The Scarlet Gospels, something that should excite most horror fans. This is it. This is the final Hellraiser story and it has been delivered full circle by original creator Cli...