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Halloween, Ginger Snaps - A Look Back at the Best and Worst of Early 2000's Horror

Ginger Snaps Helped the Horror Genre While Finding its Audience

Ginger Snaps–as I’ve written about here–is one of the best horror movies of the past fifteen years, period. It’s among the great werewolf films of all time. Yes, it was independent a...

Halloween, Ginger Snaps - A Look Back at the Best and Worst of Early 2000's Horror

Ginger Snaps is an Essential Feminist Horror Movie

Through most of history, werewolf stories and films were pretty aggressively male. They were about secret urges, hidden primal instincts. The Wolf Man is a great example of this. Larry Talbot is a man...

The Howling Sequels

25 Years Later… Looking Back at the Two Least Worst Howling Sequels

There are horror franchises that are beloved and then there are beloved horror movies that have spawned franchises. Friday the 13th, for example, is a beloved franchise—perhaps more than it is a belov...

The Howling

Why The Howling is a Non-Traditional Werewolf Movie (Even Now)

In general, The Howling is considered to be one of the two best werewolf movies ever made. It is constantly ranked beside An American Werewolf in London, ironic considering that the two movies came ou...

Late Phases poster.

Late Phases Announces a Blu-Ray Release Date, Reveals Cover Art

Dark Sky has just released a first look at the Blu-Ray cover art for Late Phases. Head inside for the newly revealed artwork and a release date announcement. Late Phases is directed by Adrian Garcia B...

The Howling Sequels

A Viewing Guide to the Howling Series

The Howling franchise sounds great on paper. It really seems like common sense for there to be a long-lived and successful werewolf series. Add in an anthology format and it’s almost a no-braine...

Waxwork - Seven Movies With Unexpectedly Great Scores

“More Fun Than a Barrel of Mummies”: Looking Back at Waxwork

Directed by Anthony Hickox, Waxwork is not a remake of the Vincent Price House of Wax film, but an imaginative and slightly campy tale about a wax museum in which stepping into a particular exhibit (a...

David's transformation begins in American Werewolf in London

“A Different Kind of Animal”: Revisiting An American Werewolf in London

John Landis’s An American Werewolf in London is, simply put, one of the best werewolf movies ever made. Landis had already made a name for himself in comedy, directing movies that became instant class...

Halloween, Ginger Snaps - A Look Back at the Best and Worst of Early 2000's Horror

Five Werewolf Movies That Broke the Mold

Werewolves never seem to get the cinematic treatment they deserve, not in the way that vampires or zombies do at least. But they live in a larger sub-genre than they are given credit for. Stories abou...