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How The Internet Could Do To Horror What it Did To The Music and Adult Film Industries

A few weeks back, I read an article about the effects the Internet has had on the music industry, and I was surprised. I knew that CD sales were down significantly, but the idea that they have al...

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A Response to The New Republic: In Defense of Horror Fans

I’m writing this primarily as a fan. I have loved the genre as long as I can remember and it means the world to me. This article, which comes from The New Republic, points out all the dangerous compon...

Internet Troll

Editorial: Why You Should Resolve to Stop Being a Troll in 2015

I am jumping on my soapbox for a minute to discuss something I can’t quite wrap my head around: The nasty tendencies brought out in people by the Internet. Gamergate brought Internet trolls to t...

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From The Thing To The Deadly Spawn: Whatever Happened to Aliens as Movie Monsters?

Sure, aliens pretty much hold a corner on the market in the science fiction genre, but they have also been a mainstay of the horror genre since its inception. Of course, the biggest surge in movies ab...

I Spit on Your Grave

Why I Spit On Your Grave is a Feminist Horror Film

Horror fans are a talkative group. Everyone has their opinions and everyone comes together to discuss film and draw attention to titles that may have otherwise been overlooked. Many mainstream critics...

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Editorial – Why House (1977) is an Under Appreciated Classic

[soliloquy id=”12435″] When the conversation shifts to mind-bending, logic defying, grindhouse classics, House (1977) is the first film I think of. It is a fever dream combined with an aci...

Giallo films shaped the face of modern horror.

Editorial – How the Giallo Helped Shape the Face of the Modern Slasher

[soliloquy id=”11940″] I spent the entire weekend binging on some of my favorite Italian horror films and today felt inspired to put together a piece exploring the influence of the giallo ...

Why Argento’s Inferno is an Underrated and Intelligent Sequel

Dario Argento’s pseudo-sequel to Suspiria is a gem but it is often overlooked or outright dismissed when the conversation turns to the director’s classic works. Inferno is a beautifully ph...

I love Indie Independent film.

Editorial – Why Independent Film is the Future of the Horror Genre

[soliloquy id=”11276″] I’ve held  the assertion that the future of horror cinema is in the hands of indie filmmakers for some time now. And I wanted to take a moment to share my thou...

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