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Why Tobe Hooper’s Invaders from Mars is So Much Fun In Spite of Itself

People love to complain about remakes. It’s the go-to complaint of the modern horror fan. But even those people, hopefully, would admit that the 1980s was a great time for remakes, particularly remake...

Gunnar Hansen Death House

RIP: Horror Icon Gunnar Hansen Dead at 68

We have just learned that genre film icon Gunnar Hansen passed away yesterday, November 7th, at the age of 68. Most horror fans will know the actor as the original Leatherface in Tobe Hooper’s 1...

Cult Corner: Mortuary (2005)

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick… Tobe Hooper’s Mortuary. For being such an important and iconic hor...

Tobe Hooper’s Mortuary is an Overlooked Contemporary Classic

Mortuary follows Jonathan Doyle, a teenager with a pissy attitude who moves half way across the country to a new town with his mother Leslie and little sister Jamie. Leslie purchased an ugly, old, run...

Wes Craven - Whatever happened to the masters of horror ?

Whatever Happened to the Masters of Horror?

It’s a legitimate question. When it comes to the modern masters of horror, we all know their names: John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Clive Barker, George Romero, Joe Dante, Stuart Gordon, Dario Argento, To...

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Jane Adams Delivers Expository Details in New Poltergeist Clip

Today marks the release of a brand new clip from Poltergeist. This excerpt sees Jane Adams (Hung) as a paranormal consultant. In the below, exposition heavy, clip, she attempts to explain the distinct...

Leatherface in TCM 3

Leatherface Lite: Why Texas Chainsaw Massacre III Never Stood a Chance

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise has always been a rocky one at best. There’s not really a direct sequel in the whole bunch. Save for a prequel to the 2003 remake, most of them offer up totally d...

Ralphie Glick in Salem's Lot 1979

Why Salem’s Lot Should Have Been Awful but Wasn’t

Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot is not only a seminal vampire movie but a great Stephen King adaptation as well. It has held up for over thirty-five years and is remembered as a classic, which is pretty ast...

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Disaster/Artist: The Mind-Boggling Career of Tobe Hooper

Of all the masters of horror, Tobe Hooper has the most confounding career. He’s done enough to earn the title, but not enough to stand comfortably beside contemporaries like John Carpenter and Wes Cra...