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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Five Horror Films from 1974 That Helped Define the Genre

The 1970’s witnessed a massive change in the landscape of horror cinema. This was horror for a post-Vietnam world. The atomic age horrors were gone. Ancient ruined castles and Gothic chillers si...

Rob Zombie’s Halloween II is Way Better Than You Remember

I always have a problem trying to understand the automatic resistance so often accompanying a remake. Let alone a follow-up to a remake such as Rob Zombie’s Halloween II (which is celebrating th...

Rock, Paper, Scissors Loses Game with Psycho Sequel

Tom Holland has certainly proven himself a great director in the eyes of horror fans. One only has to reference Fright Night (1985) or Child’s Play (1988) to back up that claim. As a writer, his skill...

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The Stuff is Food Horror at its Finest [Retrospective]

Larry Cohen is a filmmaker who just does not get the credit he deserves. His pictures are all too often labeled as B-Movies. But while they may be campy, it’s a very intentional camp. He has a unique ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dario Argento

Anyone who is getting into the horror genre has heard the name Dario Argento. For most people, his are not the first movies they see, but he’s often referred to as one of the all time masters, which c...

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