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Films 

A Love Letter to 1999’s HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL

“Six strangers have the chance to make $1,000,000 EACH. All they have to do is make it through the night… ALIVE.” HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL was the first production from the newly-formed Dark Castle Entertainment, brought into existence by producers Robert Zemeckis and Joel Silver. Directed by William Malone and released on October 29, 1999, […]

Films 

F**k This Ship: 20 Years of EVENT HORIZON

“I created the Event Horizon to reach the stars, but she’s gone much, much farther than that. She tore a hole in our universe, a gateway to another dimension. A dimension of pure chaos. Pure… evil. When she crossed over, she was just a ship. But when she came back… she was alive! Look at […]

Films 

Taking a Trip Back to 1991’s THE BONEYARD

When I look back at the horror films that I watched repetitively during my formative adolescent years, there are a lot of “classic” horror titles like THE MONSTER SQUAD and THE LOST BOYS. And then there is one movie that few other people are familiar with, THE BONEYARD (1991). To me, THE BONEYARD was the […]

Films Scary Fun 

TAMMY AND THE T-REX: The Film That Put Paul Walker’s Brain Inside a Dinosaur

Hidden in the annals of 1990s low-budget genre cinema is a film so spectacularly stupid that it’s hard to believe that it not only exists, but that the actors ever worked again. And yet, sure enough, Denise Richards and Paul Walker went on to have very respectable careers after TAMMY AND THE T-REX put them […]

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The 10 Scariest Films of the 1990s

It’s October, and everyone is on a quest to find some highly scary viewing for the Halloween holiday. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be working my way through the decades, highlighting the absolute scariest horror films from each. The 1990s have a bad rep of being the “off” years of horror, but this is […]

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10 Terrific but Lesser-Known 1990s Horror Movies

The 1990s get a lot of flack for being one of the lesser decades as far as horror movies go, but there were plenty of good ones, some of which you may not even know about. Below are 10 terrific, but lesser known horror movies from the 1990s that you should seek out now. In […]

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How SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT 3 Helped Usher in the Indie Film Boom of the 1990s

The 1990s were a magical time for cinema, as independent American features and smaller-release foreign movies invaded the market in a big way. The indie boom of the 1990s saw an explosion of creative new auteurs entering the landscape. We witnessed the rise of Spike Lee, Steven Soderbergh, Jane Campion, Allison Anders, Quentin Tarantino, Todd […]

Films Scary Fun 

Six Awesome 90s Horror Movies Now on Netflix!

Some people have said that the 90s were not a good decade for horror movies, but those guys are assholes. I like 90s horror! Take a trip back through the decade that gave us Nirvana, Birkenstocks, and sensitive guys with ponytails by checking out some of the excellent 90s horror titles currently available on Netflix. THE RELIC […]

Films 

A Celebration of the Brilliance That Is MYSTERY MEN

I think the reason modern audiences have so passionately gravitated to superheroes over the past 15 years or so is the fundamental stance of moral absolutism that comes from superhero comics. One needs look no further than Marvel collector cards to see that comic book universes are divided into three very clearly delineated classes: Super […]