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The Blob Remake Outdid the Original: Here’s How!

1958’s The Blob was the perfect monster monster movie for its era. It’s big, it’s campy, it’s funny. All in all, it is pure popcorn entertainment. The remake, made thirty years later, had a lot to liv...

Eight Endings That Promised Sequels (And Didn’t Deliver)

Since the early ‘80s, it’s been tradition for any commercial horror film to try and set up a franchise. Most of them do. When we think of horror franchises, we tend to think of cornerstone series like...

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Horror Remakes That Equaled Or Surpassed the Original

Remakes are a longstanding tradition in cinema, especially in the horror genre. But there is no doubt that the past decade saw an oversaturation. Most of these were due to studios simply wanting to pu...

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Samuel L. Jackson Boards The Blob Remake

Today brings a major casting announcement for Simon West’s remake of The Blob. We have just learned that megastar Samuel L. Jackson will be joining the cast of the upcoming reboot. According to ...

The Blob Remake Gains Steam

A remake that seemed like it could be dead in the water has announced some movement. We have learned via Screen Relish that director Simon West (Con Air) is moving ahead on his remake of The Blob. Wes...

Deadly Spawn poster 1983

From The Thing To The Deadly Spawn: Whatever Happened to Aliens as Movie Monsters?

Sure, aliens pretty much hold a corner on the market in the science fiction genre, but they have also been a mainstay of the horror genre since its inception. Of course, the biggest surge in movies ab...