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Upcoming Scream Reboot to be Directed by the Ready Or Not Guys

A Scream reboot shouldn’t happen, let’s just get that out of the way first. Series creator, and all-round horror icon, Wes Craven passed several years ago and the truly terrible MTV series...

The Intensity of High Tension: A Look at Plagiarism in Horror

In a time of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings and so forth, the genre fan has a narrowed selection in terms of originality. This debatable lack of creativity divides audiences on a regular basis. Wheth...

House of Wax.

Fifteen Years Later, House of Wax Still Boasts Impressive Set Design and Great FX

House of Wax (2005) turns fifteen in April. So, what better time to take a look back at the oft-maligned slasher redux to determine if it deserves the hate that is so often thrown its way. For this cr...

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...

Black Christmas

Is Black Christmas (2006) Really That Bad? Yes. Yes it is.

In 2006’s Black Christmas, circumstance leaves a group of sorority sisters still in their house in the days leading up to Christmas. Simultaneously, Billy Lenz, the spree killer that lived in th...

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...

The Craft

Here’s Your First Witch for The Craft Remake

The Craft is one of the most beloved horror movies, teen movies, girl power movies, and plenty more besides, of all time. It’ll take a brave woman to tackle the material for a modern audience bu...

Freddy Krueger - A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) Never Sets Itself Apart from the Original [Retrospective]

In the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Nancy and her friends are plagued by strange dreams. A man with a razorblade glove and a fedora is stalking them in their sleep. His name is Fred Krueger. A...

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...

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