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How Horror Ushered in the Age of the Comic Book Movie

Believe it or not, comic book movies did not always dominate the box office. There was a time when they weren’t all that popular and before that a time when they were barely getting made at all. We’ve...

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‘A Nightmare On Elm Street 4’: How Freddy Became The Pop Culture Boogeyman

A Nightmare on Elm Street was a success that spread through word of mouth. It was made for very little money and was released on a limited number of screens. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 was a hit in c...

‘Night Swim’ is a Melodramatic, Scare-Free Slog [Review]

In Night Swim, the always-welcome Wyatt Russell plays a father of two whose promising baseball career has been tragically cut short by an MS diagnosis. If that sounds like a surprisingly dark plot poi...

Joey’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2023

Even with two major industry strikes raging for months, horror somehow managed to persevere. Nothing can keep our beloved little genre down – not least because most of its output doesn’t make it to th...

‘The Sacrifice Game’ is a Delightfully Chilly Festive Treat [Review]

The Sacrifice Game, Jenn Wexler’s highly-anticipated follow-up to her gnarly punk rock slasher The Ranger, takes the overdone but still amusing “god forbid women have hobbies” meme to its least logica...

Five Films That Prove You Should Never Step Foot in the Water Again – Even the Shower

Winter is always an interesting time on the east coast of the United States. It is a time when many of us find ourselves uttering phrases like “it’s too cold to be alive” each time r...

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

A cold case is an unsolved criminal investigation that remains open indefinitely pending the discovery of new evidence. There have been numerous unique cases throughout history, some of which remain u...

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Eight Movies from the New Millennium that are Already Classics

People are very quick to complain about the current state of horror. Nothing’s scary anymore, everything’s found footage, a glorified torture flick, or a remake. I get it. Theatrical horror drove itse...

‘Suitable Flesh’ is Horny AF and Remarkably Gory [Review]

Joe Lynch adds another movie to his delightfully eccentric oeuvre with his latest directorial offering, Suitable Flesh. Part psychosexual workplace drama, part Lovecraftian nightmare, the movie featur...