October 22, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
To date, The Howling remains one of the best werewolf movies ever made. What you may know is that The Howling was followed be several sequels. Like The Puppet Master or Children of the Corn, The Howling spawned a seemingly never-ending series of straight-to-video sequels. Unlike those B-level franchises, The Howling sequels have absolutely no […]
October 8, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
After Marvel flirted with horror this summer in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, they’re finally going all in. Just weeks ahead of Halloween, the Marvel Cinematic Universe releases one-off seasonal special, Werewolf By Night. It’s a smart move for a couple of reasons. Anyone old enough to remember television before the streaming age […]
May 3, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Over the last 20 years, vampires and zombies enjoyed a revival in horror. HBO series True Blood and (for better or worse) Twilight re-ignited a wider interest with vampires. And zombies dominated horror on the big and small screen for a better part of a decade. Comparatively, werewolves haven’t enjoyed quite the same renaissance. However, […]
January 17, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
In a year where COVID-19 disrupted everything, major and minor movies alike saw limited theatrical releases or missed the cineplex altogether. One of those movies – The Wolf of Snow Hollow – proved to be one of the year’s hidden gems. United Artists gave the little horror comedy a limited theatrical release alongside its debut […]
July 28, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
After Wes Craven completed his Scream trilogy, horror fans waited several years for the director’s next movie. By 2005, the wait was over – Craven released two movies that year. One of those movies was a decent thriller, Red Eye, that enjoyed some success. As for the second release, Craven’s werewolf thriller Cursed lived up […]
June 30, 2021.Reading time 14 minutes.
After a COVID-disrupted year in 2020, the first half of 2021 has slowly seen theaters open in select locations. And with theaters opening their doors, studios have started releasing all those delayed movies we’ve been dying to see. To date, Godzilla vs Kong, Spiral: From the Book of Saw, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me […]
March 9, 2020.Reading time 8 minutes.
In the early 1980’s, the werewolf enjoyed a brief renaissance in horror. While zombies and vampires have enjoyed renewed peaks of popularity in the 2000’s, the lycanthrope hasn’t fared as well. Outside of some well made indie efforts, big screen werewolf adaptations, including Wes Craven’s Cursed and The Wolf Man remake, flopped. Back in 1995, […]
May 11, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
A uniquely Canadian horror film, Ginger Snaps doesn’t get near the attention it deserves in horror circles. Simply put, Ginger Snaps was one of the best horror films of the 2000s. Written by Karen Walton and directed by John Fawcett, Ginger Snaps is a werewolf story revolving around two outcast sisters obsessed with death. Yet […]