Late Phases a Surprising Hidden Gem For Werewolf Movie Fans

The year 2014 was an interesting one for the horror genre. If the 2010s heralded a new ‘golden era’ for the genre, an argument could be made that 2014 was the year that kicked things off. Several quirky horror title released that year including It Follows, Tusk, The Babadook, Starry Eyes, and Creep. Not surprisingly, […]

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Viking Wolf Bites Off More Than It Can Chew

Near the end of May, about a week ahead of the June full moon, Netflix finally added an original horror movie. A Norwegian horror export, Viking Wolf has nothing to do with the acclaimed History Channel series, Vikings. While there’s a quick reference to Vikings, Viking Wolf is in fact a pretty standard werewolf movie. […]

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Wolf Garden Lacks Bite To Justify an Often Aimless Story

Never quite as popular as either vampires or zombies, werewolf movies present something of a challenge for indie horror filmmakers. Regardless of storytelling liberties or creative editing, audiences inevitably expect a convincing werewolf to appear on screen. With this in mind, indie filmmaker Wayne David tries to pull of a psychological take on the werewolf […]

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Howling VI: The Freaks Slightly Improves Over Really Bad Sequels

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 […]

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Werewolf By Night a Fun Mix of Vintage Horror and Marvel Comics

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 […]

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The Cursed Gives the Werewolf Movie New Teeth

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, […]

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The Wolf of Snow Hollow Bares Its Teeth … And a Wry Sense of Humor

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 […]

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Cursed: Studio Tampering Neuters This Werewolf Movie

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 […]

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