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Halloween Most outrageous deaths in the Halloween franchise - Halloween Returns

Everyday Nightmares: Why We’re Drawn to Suburban Horror

What’s the scariest thing about Halloween? What about A Nightmare on Elm Street? The most obvious answer to that would of course be Michael Myers and Freddy Krueger. To a degree, that’s right. B...

Going to Pieces

Seven Horror Reference Books Every Fan Should Read

There’s a great point during the process of becoming a horror movie fan where you begin to get this urge to see everything. Whatever you hear about, you want to track down. But after that passes, ther...

Five Horror Novelizations worth a Closer Look

A now dying art for fans of the horror genre, the novelization once enhanced the experience for the carnage obsessed bookworm. Arguably a way for the filmmakers to further cash in on a movie, the nove...

DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Movies Attributed to the Masters of Horror You’d be Surprised They Didn’t Direct

The average moviegoer doesn’t think a lot about what goes into a film or who does what on it. They don’t really care. But they will notice certain names. If the director has his name above the title—a...

The Fog 1980

Seven Standout Performances in John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter, one of the greatest living genre directors, turned seventy years old January 16th. His work has had a tremendous impact on horror, science fiction, and more for over forty years. He’s ...

Halloween Most outrageous deaths in the Halloween franchise - Halloween Returns

Seven Reasons Why Haddonfield is the Most Douchebag-Ridden Town in Horror

When John Carpenter and Debra Hill wrote Halloween, they designed the town of Haddonfield as a perfect slice of Americana. It’s pure, distilled suburbia. This town might be specifically set in Illinoi...

Dr Loomis

“Boy, Do I Hate Being Right All the Time” Why Dr. Loomis Remains One of Horror’s Greatest Heroes

Halloween is one of the few modern horror franchises to bring back its protagonist almost as many times as its antagonist. For a long time, all the way up until Donald Pleasance’s passing, Dr. Sam Loo...

The Fog 1980

The Fog is an Impressive and Under-Appreciated Ghost Story!

John Carpenter found incredible success with Halloween, but it was not a success right away. He moved on to the next project believing that the film had been a flop. The early reviews and the early ti...

Halloween II 1981

How Halloween II Was Shaped by the Early Slashers

While Halloween II is consistent with the first and is overall a very similar film, it was made in a completely different climate and that surely has an effect on the movie itself. This was made the s...

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