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The masked killer (Lee Main) in Jack Messitt's 2008 slasher Midnight Movie.

Midnight Movie is Tragically Flawed [Retrospective]

Midnight Movie follows the employees and patrons of a rundown theater on the night the cinema is screening Ted Radford’s The Dark Beneath. Though it was never a major hit, The Dark Beneath is the sour...

Silent Night

Silent Night (2012) is a Remake that Actually Justifies its Own Existence [Editorial]

In Silent Night, a small, midwestern town Sheriff discovers that a vigilante maniac in a Santa suit has set off on a murder spree. The madman is killing off the residents of the town that he deems ill...

Dream Home Cheng Lai - Sheung (Josie Ho) aboard the bus in Ho-Cheung Pang's Dream Home (2010).

Dream Home is a Brutal Blend of Slasher Film and Satire [Retrospective]

Dream Home stars Josie Ho as Chang-Lai Sheung, a woman who will let nothing stand between her and her dream property, even if it means killing a few innocents along the way. Chang-Lai goes on a killin...

Stranger Things 3 Appeals to the Nerd in Us All

Season Three of Netflix’s Stranger Things continues on the tradition of being a well-paced thriller pulling at those nostalgic heartstrings. After hitting familiar beats almost threatening to become r...

Tony Todd

Tony Todd Discusses The Final Wish and His Career [Exclusive]

The Final Wish is set to release January 24 in select theaters. The story follows a young man named Aaron, played by Michael Welch, who is down on his luck. Aaron is forced to return to his hometown t...

Justin’s Top 5 Picks of 2018

This past year audiences were given a wide selection to choose from in the horror genre ranging from throwbacks of 1970’s horror to fun comic book adaptations. Contemporary political influences such a...

Suspiria (2018) Conjures Shocking Images and a Disturbing Atmosphere

Well, prepare to be shocked. Not since Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan was released in 2010 has the fairytale atmosphere of the ballet world been so unsettling. The Suspiria update from Luca Guadagnino ...

Halloween

Halloween Succeeds by Bringing the Franchise Back to the Beginning!

Another sequel has been released for the beloved Halloween franchise. Fans can rejoice because this one is quite good. This 2018 release has retconned the chaotic timeline of the previous sequels and ...

Chilling Settings in Horror

Ten More of the Most Chilling Settings in Horror

One of the most obvious parts of the film-going experience is the presentation of images given to the audience. Many components contribute to the scare factor in a horror film, such as sound, acting, ...

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