Humongous: Canadian VHS Slasher Will Grow On You

If you’re old enough, Canadian slasher movie Humongous might look familiar. Even if you never saw the movie, you probably caught the VHS cover along the top shelf in the horror section. Yet even at the height of the slasher movie cycle, Humongous didn’t make much of an impression. Its director, Paul Lynch, fared much […]

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All-Inclusive Horror: Seven Resort Destinations For Horror Fans

As vaccinations roll out across the globe, the hopes for a a return to normalcy are rising. And if you’re like a lot of people, there’s a good chance that you may be thinking about a well-earned vacation. Warm sandy beaches, crystal clear water, fine dining, and free drinks – a resort sounds inviting after […]

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Don’t Go in the Woods: Five Obscure Backwoods Horror Films

The weather is warming up and the black flies will soon be distant memory. We’ve already had a long weekend and summer holidays are just around the corner. Families, college students, and teens will be hitting the highways for a weekend getaways to the great outdoors. Last week, in the latest entry of The Laboratory, […]

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The ‘Rural Other’ in Backwoods Horror

John Boorman’s 1972 film Deliverance is considered a landmark achievement in cinema. Its story of four ‘big city’ friends stalked and assaulted by backwoods locals on a wilderness canoe trip earned multiple Golden Globe and Oscar nominations. While not a horror film, Deliverance played a significant role in popularizing one of horror’s most popular subgenres […]

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