October 16, 2022.Reading time 16 minutes.
The wait is over. After a nearly decade-long hiatus, David Gordon Green and Blumhouse resurrected the Halloween franchise following Rob Zombie’s disappointing sequel to his remake. And for the first time in two decades, the franchise felt scary again. But the success of Halloween 2018 all but guaranteed more sequels. What Blumhouse gave horror fans […]
October 15, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Finally. Four years after David Gordon Green et al. resurrected The Boogeyman, we’ve reached the end of what’s been branded the H40 trilogy. If Halloween 2018 felt like a return to form for the franchise, Halloween Kills took something of a step backwards. Among the criticism leveled at the sequel, many felt it sidelined Jamie […]
September 30, 2022.Reading time 12 minutes.
Though it’s hard to believe, metal madman Rob Zombie’s debut feature length debut, House of 1000 Corpses, is nearly 20 years old now. Over the course of his filmmaking career, Zombie has divided horror fans like few horror directors in the past. Given his obvious affection for horror and exploitation cinema, Zombie seemed is a […]
September 28, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
October is just around the corner now, so cue the haunted attractions-based horror movie for this Halloween season. Over the last several years, the genre has treated horror fans to deadly escape rooms (Escape Room), killer haunted attractions (Haunt, Hell House LLC, The Houses October Built), and chilling fun houses (The Fun House, The Fun […]
September 7, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
The 1980s gave horror fans a lot of fun, cheesy B-horror movies. Aside from the obvious picks like Evil Dead, Re-Animator, and Return of the Living Dead, there was Killer Klowns From Outer Space, The Blob remake, Class of Nuke ‘Em High, and Chopping Mall. Don’t forget about Night of the Comet, Alligator, and Brain […]
May 8, 2022.Reading time 13 minutes.
Across Parts I to IV, we’ve counted the best slasher movies of all time from Number 50 to Number 11. Now it’s time to list the best of the best as we’ve finally made it to the Top 10. Not surprisingly, familiar classics make the grade with maybe one or two surprises. Wes Craven, Dario […]
October 2, 2020.Reading time 19 minutes.
It’s October and Halloween season has officially started. Stuck amidst a global pandemic and traditional trick-or-treating looking pretty unlikely, families will be looking for other ways to celebrate the holiday. Maybe you’re having a Halloween party. Or perhaps you just want to shake the COVID-19 blues and get into the Halloween spirit. Christmas music will […]
January 27, 2020.Reading time 10 minutes.
Years before Joker raised a furor, the American Psychiatric Associated (APA) levelled similar criticisms at DC Comics. Specifically, the APA took issue with Batman’s ‘rogues gallery’ and its misrepresentation of mental illness. Outside of comics, popular culture has historically misrepresented mental illness. Like mainstream news media, our movies and television entertainment have propagated the myth […]