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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...

Animated Horror Film, To Your Last Death Offers a Refreshing and Twisty Slasher Mix

What a, well, wicked mixture To Your Last Death serves up. It’s a slasher film with a Twilight Zone-style framework narrated by William Shatner. Ray Wise stars as a villainous corporate CEO ...

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Eight Movies That Would Have Been Terrible if They’d Been Exactly What Fans Wanted

We’re all horror fans. So, by doing an article about what fans do and don’t want, I’m speaking as a fan myself. The intent is not to talk down to anyone, but as a group, fans want what they want. We’r...

Candyman Clive Barker Horror Movies Based on Short Stories That Nailed the Adaptation Process

Seven Jump Scares That Have Never Lost Their Impact

Jump scares are incredibly hard to pull off, which is interesting, because they’re so often criticized as being used to for easy, cheap moments to get a reaction out of the audience. A jump scare can ...

the cabin in evil dead II

Why Evil Dead II is Not a Remake of the First

Evil Dead II is a very similar movie to the first in terms of its setting and plot. It opens with a bit of backstory on the Book of the Dead—which would not be referred to as the Necronomicon until Ar...

Curse of the Puppet Master

Overlooked Horror Franchises That Need More Love

Most horror fans discover the genre through the major monsters. If it’s not the likes of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Leatherface or Chucky then it will be the classic monsters like ...

female killers Asami (Eihi Shiina) getting ready to engage in some torture in Takashi Miike's Audition.

Violent Femmes: Eight Horror Movies With Badass Female Killers

Horror is often thought of as a boys’ club. The slasher genre is dominated by guys like Jason, Freddy, Michael Myers, and Leatherface. Women tend to fill the role of victim or heroine–some...

Horror Sequels Return of the Living Dead 3

Five Horror Sequels that are Better the Second Time

Everyone goes into certain movies with a set of expectations. This is especially true for horror sequels. The Friday the 13th series has some entries that are unjustly maligned simply because what peo...

Friday the 13th 2009

Why Friday the 13th is the Best of the Platinum Dunes Remakes

In 2003, New Line Cinema and Platinum Dunes kicked off a massive remake trend with the release of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Released only two months after Freddy vs. Jason, it made a killing at the...

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