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The Funhouse - Six Memorable Monsters from Unmemorable Movies

Six Memorable Monsters from Unmemorable Movies

Unfortunately, not every horror movie is a winner. There’s a lot of good out there, but there’s also a lot of bad and a whole lot that falls somewhere in the middle. Sometimes, these less than memorab...

Mosquito

Mosquito is a Shameless, Goofy Good Time

If there’s one low budget monster movie that people my age tend to remember, even if they’re not necessarily horror fans, it’s Mosquito. I can’t really fathom why that is, but I always have friends co...

Lake Placid - Paul's Doro's Top Five Movies to Watch on Halloween

What a Croc: Revisiting Lake Placid

While killer animal movies are among the most popular and prevalent horror offerings being produced today, very few are actually remembered as classics. Really, there’s Jaws and that’s about it. Most ...

Finn Carter as Rhonda in Tremors

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Rhonda from Tremors

It’s hard to find anything to hate about Tremors, the much-loved sci-fi creature feature from 1990. It has a genuine sense of humor, impressive practical effects, and an array of likable and quo...

Monster Movies

Fantastic Beasts (And Where Not to Find Them): Monster Movies That Are Pretty Light on the Monster

Audiences are spoiled these days. We like to see what we want to see, when we want to see it. With a resurgence of monster movies of late, I thought it would be interesting to look back through the ge...

Ghoulies 1985

They’ll Get You in the End: Why Ghoulies Would Have Been Better if it Focused on its Toilet Monsters

I love movies about weird little monsters. Gremlins and Critters were two of my favorite things as a kid. I discovered Ghoulies right in the middle of all of that and was allowed to rent them because ...

Gremlins

Seven Monster Movies That Should Have Spawned Franchises

There are so many great monster movies and creature features in the world of horror. Even when they’re bad, they can be good. They can be fun, entertaining, funny—sometimes even scary, depending on ho...

CHUD 1984

Why C.H.U.D. is a Shockingly Environmentally Conscious Monster Movie

As a horror fan, you go into something like C.H.U.D. with certain expectations. There are always the films we know have something to say and watch with a deeper understanding of the themes and cultura...

Gremlins

Defining the Creature Feature and its Importance to the Horror Genre

One of the reasons I’ve always found the horror genre to be so special is because there are so many different subgenres within. There is literally something for everybody, whether you like your ...

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