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Five Horror Films from 1974 That Helped Define the Genre

The 1970’s witnessed a massive change in the landscape of horror cinema. This was horror for a post-Vietnam world. The atomic age horrors were gone. Ancient ruined castles and Gothic chillers si...

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Dawn of the Dead Painted the Perfect Picture of a Consumer Apocalypse

George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead was an absolutely revolutionary horror picture. It was made for no money but you wouldn’t know that by looking at it. And people latched onto it in a ...

Final Girl Returns That Made Us Cheer

The various monsters of the screen (whether they be human, boogeyman, or otherworldly) would be nothing without that original final girl that stood up to them for the first time.  As they raced upstai...

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5 Important Contributions to Black Horror Cinema

Matt Barone recently published a piece in the Dissolve which points out the disturbing lack of African American actors, producers, writers, and more within the horror genre. With Black History month d...

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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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‘Squirm’ Wiggles its Way to Blu-ray – Specs Announced

[soliloquy id=”8689″] Jeff Lieberman’s Squirm is heading for limited edition Blu-ray release courtesy of genre film sub-label Scream Factory! The release date has been set for 10/28/...

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Suspiria is Dario Argento’s Finest Hour

Suzy Bannion (Jessica Harper) arrives in Germany where she is attending an all female dance academy. Once there, she discovers that something about the school is amiss. Things are not as they seem. Th...

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