There’s a saying that goes “The only thing certain in life is death and taxes!” Unless, of course, you’re an immortal vampire! Have YOU ever thought about living…forever? While it sound appealing, there are a few drawbacks… No reflection, no love for garlic, only being able to work overnights, and of course…the pesky, undeniable … Continue reading Talk About Terrifying: Blood Suckers
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about Halloween. The month of October has turned into its own celebration for most of us horror lovers. As a matter of fact, I personally have a saying on my social media accounts… I don’t celebrate Halloween. I … Continue reading 2020 Halloween Horror King (Or Queen) Monster Battles!
The phrase “Hollywood has run out of ideas” has been used a lot over the last few decades by movie fans. With studios cranking out lackluster sequels, prequels, re-imaginings, reboots and remakes, it’s no wonder cinema goers have become jaded. The most frustrating part of this is most fans would be fine with Hollywood … Continue reading Lethal Listings: 7 Best Horror Remakes
Mixing genres isn’t as easy as one might think. Like Comedy and Drama…do you balance the two or will your story be heavier on one side or the other? Historical and Romance…my wife’s book collection only proves that it can be done. Western and Horror…now that’s an interesting combination. Sometimes we take for granted … Continue reading Talk About Terrifying: Horrors Of The Weird West
It’s a shame that the horror genre gets overlooked when it comes to receiving praise. Sure, now and then a film will come along and get attention, but because it’s more art piece than freak show, the actual horror aspects are ignored and replaced with the word “thriller” or “suspense.” Bottom line is horror … Continue reading 2nd Annual Spookies: Our Nominees Are…?
Horror and Science Fiction, when done right, can depict some bone chilling scenarios. Take the fears of a person, a community or even a species and add the words What If…well, that’s just the perfect recipe for pure terror. A beloved subgenre of horror and sci-fi is the Outbreak/Viral/End Of The World story. And … Continue reading Surviving In A Covid-19 World!
A film adaptation of a book, especially one that’s over a thousand pages, is hard to pull off. Fans of the source material want to see the story unfold like it did when they were reading the book, but most of the time what they end up with is just a watered down facsimile. … Continue reading Cut The Crap Movie Review – IT Chapter 2
Imagine, if you will, a world without the internet. Where information on your favorite horror films and monsters was NOT right at your fingertips. A time when seeing your favorite monster movies a second time proved more than difficult, it was nearly impossible. Where would you go to get your fix for horror and … Continue reading Monster Magazines…Then & Now!
Behind the scenes, there are a few rules filmmakers have to follow to appease the studio execs and censors. Some are as silly as the number of curse words used by a main character, while others are as arbitrary as how much side boob is considered nudity. These rules are put in place to … Continue reading Lethal Listings: The Kids Are NOT Alright – 7 Horror Films That Did The Unthinkable
As children, after watching a horror film, our minds would race with the concept of “what if I was in the movie?” Closing ourselves off in our rooms to pretend we were playing hide and seek with a Gremlin. Racing back and forth across the yard, trying to our run a bunch of Critters. Or … Continue reading Toying Around – A Look At Horror Toys And Collectibles