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Christine 1983

Christine: John Carpenter’s Unsung Love Story

Even after directing Christine, John Carpenter would say in interviews that while he loved directing horror, he dreamed of directing a love story. And while Starman may have been a more mainstream, cu...

Serpent and the Rainbow - non traditional zombie films that broke the mold

The Serpent and the Rainbow is Wes Craven’s Underrated Zombie Classic

The Serpent and the Rainbow is based on a book by anthropologist Wade Davis that is an autobiography and as a result claims to be entirely true. Whether it is or not almost doesn’t matter becaus...

nightbreed 1990

Review: Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut

Clive Barker burst onto the horror scene with his three-volume short story collection The Books of Blood. He cemented his place as a major force in the genre with his 1987 film Hellraiser, based on hi...

Sarah Michelle Gellar in Jim Gillespie's slasher film I Know What You Did Last Summer.

I Know What You Did Last Summer is Being Rebooted!

[soliloquy id=”9948″] Yes. You read that correctly. Deadline is reporting that the 1973 Lois Duncan novel I Know What You Did Last Summer is being adapted for the screen – again R...

Jamie Marks is Dead

‘Jamie Marks is Dead’ is Headed to Select Theaters and VOD August 29th

Jamie Marks is Dead is the long awaited sophomore feature film effort from Carter Smith (The Ruins). It is based on the Christopher Barzak novel One for Sorrow. While the film isn’t straight hor...

Candyman Soundtrack comes to vinyl. The poster for Bernard Rose's Candyman.

Candyman Retrospective – Sweets to the Sweet

[soliloquy id=”3684″] Helen Lyle and her friend Bernadette are both working on their masters thesis. The topic they are focusing on is the existence of urban legends. They are breaking dow...

Poster for Jack Clayton's Something Wicked this way Comes.

Something Wicked This Way Comes Retrospective – Carnival of Darkness

[soliloquy id=”4312″] Something Wicked this way Comes tells the story of two young boys that are thrilled to learn a traveling carnival has set up shop in their sleepy town. It offers an a...

Danny talks to Tony, the little boy who lives in his throat - The Shining - Things You Probably Didn't Know About The Shining

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Shining

Horror fans are unlike any other breed of cinephile. We go to great lengths to unearth little known facts about our favorite feature films. Because of that, it’s a challenge to find trivia that will p...

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