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Urban Legend: Giallo Inspired Horror or ’90s Slasher Trash?

The 1990s were a significantly under-appreciated time period for horror. Although the decade brought us classic titles like Scream, Candyman, and Dead Alive, it is often maligned and looked down upon ...

Urban Legend

Seven Urban Legends That Still Haven’t Gotten Their Cinematic Due

I’ve always had a fascination with urban legends. Part of that stems from growing up in the ‘90s, in a decade obsessed with them. When Urban Legend was released, I ate it up. I loved hearing these sto...

Creepy pastas - Slender Man

Why Creepypastas Are the Modern Urban Legends

When I was growing up, urban legends were it. As children in the ‘90s, we were fascinated by them because they were everywhere. They formed the basis of Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s classic co...

Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger - Creepy adult coloring books

Happy Birthday, Robert Englund: The Five Movies You Should Watch to Celebrate

Robert Englund is easily one of our biggest living horror legends. He gained legions of fans playing Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street films, a character he helped turn into a cultural ico...

Bloody Mary

Cult Corner: Bloody Mary (2006)

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick…Richard Valentine’s Bloody Mary. I’m assuming that you’ve heard of ...

90's slashers

Why 90’s Slashers Get Too Much Flack (And How They Helped the Genre)

The slasher film began to build momentum in the late ’70s and really took off in the early s80s. Halloween was a major independent success and Friday the 13th followed right on its heels and lau...