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Dressed to Kill: Perfecting the American Giallo

Many American horror films were influenced by the Italian giallo. It’s often said that giallo was the influence behind the entire American slasher genre. But there are several American features ...

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Explore the Power of Carrie with Scream Factory’s New Blu-Ray

Scream Factory is a company that has been killing it over the last few years by providing excellent Blu-Ray versions of some of the best the genre has to offer. Naturally, they save their most anticip...

Back to the ’80s: Body Double

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...

Dressed to Kill [Criterion Blu-Ray Review]

In the wake of a grisly murder, the victim’s only son, her therapist, and a high class call girl work together to solve her murder. The closer they come to uncovering the identity of the culprit...

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Scenes We Love: Carrie

A good horror movie is made up of good direction, acting, writing, and cinematography. A great horror movie utilizes these techniques in almost every single scene to effectively tell the story, give a...

Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

Noteworthy Performances in Horror: Piper Laurie in Carrie

The amazing performance that Piper Laurie gives as Margaret White in Brian DePalma’s film Carrie is no doubt my favorite of all time. Even nominated for an Academy Award for the role, Laurie gav...

Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

“They’re All Going To Laugh At You” – A Retrospective On Carrie

Halfway through writing his debut novel, convinced that he knew nothing of the female experience, a writer threw the entire manuscript into the trash. The writer was Stephen King and the novel was Car...