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Why Ghostbusters 2 is Actually Kind of Awesome

Ghostbusters 2 gets a lot of hate. I mean, it’s gotten hate for the past thirty years. And yeah, as you could tell by the title, I’m here to explain to you why Ghostbusters 2, the black sheep of the f...

From Dusk Till Dawn

Why From Dusk Till Dawn is Still Going Strong After More Than 20 Years

More than twenty years ago, filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino spun the vampire genre on its head with From Dusk Till Dawn. In that time, the film has only grown in popularity, having b...

Script to Pieces: Candyman Sequel that was also The Midnight Meat Train

Story Within a Story: Why the Structured Narrative of Candyman Works so Well

Candyman is, without a doubt, one of the best horror films of the 1990’s. This was a decade in which horror was constantly questioning and trying to redefine itself. What had worked in the 1980’s? Wha...

DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Make Your Wish: A look back at Wishmaster

Robert Kurtzman’s Wishmaster was made with the avid horror fan in mind, but it is a film that largely flew under the radar at the time of its release. And that’s why I’m here, to campaign on beh...

Jennifer's Body

Hell is a Teenage Girl [Why Jennifer’s Body is Severely Underrated!

When it comes to discussing favorite horror movies, it’s normal to hear titles like Psycho, Halloween, Friday the 13th as part of the conversation. But, rarely do you hear modern, more contempor...

Dead Ringers

Truth and Fiction Aren’t Identical in David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers

In Death: On July 19th, 1975 Stewart and Cyril Marcus—the twin gynecologists who inspired Bari Woods and Jackie Gleasand’s novel Twins, which in turned inspired David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers — were ...

Jack Frost 2

Why Anyone With a Sense of Humor Should Appreciate Jack Frost 2

Horror films are the ultimate form of escapism. And with that in mind, one of my favorite ways to escape is  by indulging in a campy horror film. I am particularly fond of the titles that fall into th...

pet sematary - Unearthed & Untold

Looking Back on Pet Sematary After Nearly 30 Years

1989’s Pet Sematary is a timeless tale of terror that has earned its reputation as one of the best horror films of its era. Adapted from Stephen King’s novel of the same name, Pet Sematary...

They Live

They Live Is Still Just as Relevant 30 Years Later

Socioeconomic disparity, unemployment,  oppressive government and police violence. No, I am not talking about the world today. I am talking about John Carpenters seminal classic They Live. Celebrating...

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