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Dr. Giggles

Editorial – Why Dr. Giggles Isn’t As Bad as You Remember

Sure, Dr. Giggles is far from perfect but one must stop to consider that it came out at a time when the horror genre was at an all-time low. Studio horror pictures were at a staggering halt; the indep...

Friday the 13th

Four Friday the 13th Spinoffs We Wish Existed

The Friday the 13th series is loaded with entertaining characters that are not hulking behemoths in hockey masks. Whether they be good, bad, or completely incompetent, those that stand out are always ...

Back to the ’80s: Far from Home

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which category a particular film falls under...

Why Jason Lives is a Near-Perfect Horror Comedy

Audiences were disappointed with Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning. They wanted Jason, doing what he does best. Despite the film’s other merits, they couldn’t get over the absence of the franchi...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Don’t Wanna Dream No More: How A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 Empowered the Slasher Genre

The slasher genre has always fallen under a critical eye for showcasing the deaths of teenagers as gratuitous fun. They are generalized as having no characterization and no depth of any kind. The char...

Early slasher movies that should have become classics - The Burning -Shameless ripoffs that gave the original a run for its money

Early Slasher Movies That Should Have Become Classics

There are a lot of slasher movies have become classics in the horror genre. Psycho is widely thought of as the grand-daddy of this sub-genre and is viewed as one of the best horror titles of all time....

The Zero Boys 1986 Movie

Why The Zero Boys is Almost a Perfect 10

One of the best and most exciting things about being a horror fan to me is the act of discovery. The deeper you delve into the genre, the more you will find all those precious hidden gems sprinkled wi...

Five Films That Prove You Should Never Step Foot in the Water Again – Even the Shower

Winter is always an interesting time on the east coast of the United States. It is a time when many of us find ourselves uttering phrases like “it’s too cold to be alive” each time r...

Killer appears in A New Beginning

Why A New Beginning is the Most Unsung Friday the 13th Movie

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter is, as I have written before, is the ultimate Jason Voorhees movie. It’s the perfect embodiment of all things Friday the 13th. It did not, however, deliver on the pr...

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