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Scoring Horror: Composer Matthew Janszen Talks Fatal Affair and More [Exclusive]

When it comes to film scores, the standard has been set a lot higher for the horror genre, thanks to talents like Bernard Hermann, John Carpenter and Christopher Young. A horror film score can quickly...

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Christine is John Carpenter’s Unsung Love Story [Retrospective]

Even after directing Christine, John Carpenter would say in interviews that while he loved directing horror, he dreamed of directing a love story. And while Starman may have been a more mainstream, cu...

John Carpenter

Deep Breaths. John Carpenter Teasing a Return to Horror(!)

Master of horror John Carpenter hasn’t gifted us a horror movie in almost a decade. Not since the spooky, Amber Heard-starring The Ward which, in spite of good intentions, kind of fell flat, hav...

Justin’s Top 5 Picks of 2018

This past year audiences were given a wide selection to choose from in the horror genre ranging from throwbacks of 1970’s horror to fun comic book adaptations. Contemporary political influences such a...

Halloween

Halloween Succeeds by Bringing the Franchise Back to the Beginning!

Another sequel has been released for the beloved Halloween franchise. Fans can rejoice because this one is quite good. This 2018 release has retconned the chaotic timeline of the previous sequels and ...

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Mixed Bag: Why Body Bags is a Rough Around the Edges Anthology (That’s Still Absurdly Fun)

Despite the Scream Factory collector’s edition Blu-ray for Body Bags, it’s still easily one of the most overlooked titles John Carpenter has directed. It’s far from the classic status of Halloween or ...

Halloween

Every Easter Egg and Reference in the Halloween Trailer Broken Down

Fans are still riding the high of that Halloween trailer. It’s a stunning look at a movie that, for people who love horror, feels like an event. Halloween is an anniversary driven franchise about an a...

Four Terrible Movies from Great Horror Directors

The masters of horror are incredibly talented individuals. We all know who they are and are familiar with their many accomplishments. They’ve given great things to the genre. But in a director’s caree...

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Behold, The Halloween Poster Is Here In All Its Glory

How strange is it to be excited for a Halloween movie in the year of our lord 2018? And yet, the upcoming reboot/sequel from Universal is one of the most anticipated movies of the year — a year ...