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How The Burning Beat Friday the 13th At its Own Game

After the success of Halloween, Sean Cunningham—in attempt to recreate that success—directed Friday the 13th. From there, the slasher craze of the early 1980’s was born. Movies like Terror Train, Prom...

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Early Slasher Movies That Should Have Become Classics

There are a lot of slasher movies have become classics in the horror genre. Psycho is widely thought of as the grand-daddy of this sub-genre and is viewed as one of the best horror titles of all time....

Exorcist III - Completely Pointless Sequels That Actually Weren't That Bad

Seven A-List Actors and the Bit Horror Roles That Gave Them Their Start

It’s no secret, at least to horror fans, that most A-list actors got their start in lower budget horror movies. Or have at least done horror at some point in their careers. Sometimes great actors don’...

horror games based on 80s slasher movies

Five Badass Video Games Based on ’80s Slasher Movies

Video games have come a long way since the Pong days, and with a heavier and heavier focus on narrative, more cinematic qualities have become present in recent days. So what’s the obvious place to loo...

The infamous cannibal holocaust directed by Ruggero Deodato.

Nastiest Video Nasties – Banned Horror

[soliloquy id=”10971″] Video nasties were the general term for the movies that were banned in the UK in the early 1980’s, criticized for the violence and sexuality. Some of them weren’t as...

An American Werewolf in London

Golden Year: The Horror Of 1981

In the eighties, horror movies took off in a big way, garnering mainstream success and becoming mega-hits for the first time. It all started in 1981, after the circulation of success between powerhous...

Scooby Doo and the gang meet Angela Baker from Sleepaway Camp.

Travis Falligant Has the Scooby Doo Gang Meeting More Horror Icons

Artist Travis Falligant has recently garnered a great deal of attention for his designs which see Scooby Doo and pals introduced to legendary horror villains. The last round saw the young sleuths faci...

Nathan Baesel as the titular character in Scott Glosserman's Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon.

Horror Films that Should have Had Sequels

[soliloquy id=”4892″] Like most things in life, horror sequels are a mixed bag; sometimes they are awful, sometimes they are great, and sometimes they are just OK. Sequels are often the gr...

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