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Films 

Vintage Videos! TV Reports On The Making-Of HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS!

It’s always fun to uncover videos from when some of our favorite franchise sequels were in production! And I distinctly remember being beyond excited for HALLOWEEN 6 when it was about to come out. After all, HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS had so many loose threads and ended on a cliffhanger! Would this […]

Films Scary Fun 

Slashback! Why JAWS 2 is Really Just a Slasher Movie with a Shark

Enjoying Shark Week, everyone? Well, far be it from me to steer the boat too far off-course while there’s prime fodder for my companion “Snark Week” theme. (If you’re wondering what that is, check out this in-depth thesis on the SyFy epic GHOST SHARK, and learn why you must drop everything and watch it immediately.) […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Hygiene Horrors: Remembering the Nightmarish 1973 Saftety Short LONELY WATER

So-called “mental hygiene” filmstrips gained popularity after WWII and were main sources of instruction through the 1980s. These films, often unintentionally hilarious, were meant to offer guidance for children and teens, ranging in topics from sex education, safety, drugs, dating, social etiquette, and physical and mental health topics. Frequently, these films used scare tactics; other times, […]

Films 

The Donald Pleasence/Christopher Lee HALLOWEEN That Should Have Been

As horror fans, we love to hear stories of the movies that almost happened; the projects that almost came to be; the talent that almost teamed up for what could’ve been, at the very least, a memorable moment in genre cinema. There have been a slew of documentaries coming out in the last few years […]

Films 

Slashback! Don’t Get Caught ALONE IN THE DARK With This All-Star Cast of Crazies!

Before we get into this week’s vintage slasher flick, I should probably point out to the less-informed that there are two horror films bearing the title ALONE IN THE DARK. Today I’m going to talk about the cool one; the other one is directed by Uwe Boll, which should tell you all you need to […]

Films 

CHARACTER SHOWDOWN – The Importance Of Being Dr. Loomis

They often say in the superhero genre that you’re only as good as your villain. And the same exact thing can apply to most of our beloved monsters. They are equally defined by how good their arch nemesis is. Moby Dick had his Captain Ahab. Dracula had Van Helsing. Even the short term heroes that […]