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Films Scary Fun 

Ten of the Most Terrifying Horror Trailers Ever Made

Word of mouth will ultimately separate the great from the average, but strong promotional points are a necessity in getting the initial word out. When it comes to film, that key marketing launches when a well-cut trailer hits the web. You could call the trailer the appetizer… and if you choose to do so, you […]

Films Music 

Listen To This “Dance With The Dead” Remix Of The NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Theme!

The weekend is upon us! Are you ready to rock and dance your little heart out? Just a few weeks ago, we shared with you a great remix of John Carpenter’s main theme from ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 done by “Dance With The Dead.” Check that out right here. Well, I was falling down the You […]

Films 

Was 1987 the Best Year in Horror Movie History?

Pinpointing the greatest year for genre releases isn’t easy. In fact, if we were to really explore the topic, we’d be combing through decade upon decade and thousands of films, and you’d end up attempting to read a 30,000-word article on your lunch break. That’s not going to happen. What has happened, however, is that […]

Films 

Retrospective: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS Turns 30 This Month

When we celebrate the anniversary of a film, there’s a good reason. Only the classic pictures leave a mark on our psyches, and that’s why it was a natural decision to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest sequels in history, and one of the absolute finest in the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM […]

Films Scary Fun 

A Definitive Ranking of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS Teens

If you didn’t want to feel old today, I have some bad news. Next week is the 30th anniversary of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS. The classic horror sequel which some fans argue is even better than the original (wrongly, but I respect their temerity) hit theaters in 1987 like a cannonball, raking […]

Films 

How To Dream Like WES CRAVEN

Wes Craven expanded the consciousness of the horror genre by literally following his dreams.  Some of the most memorable details in his films reportedly came to the filmmaker in his sleep—including the Beauty and the Beast motif in THE HILLS HAVE EYES, the snake-in-the-bathtub scene in DEADLY BLESSING  (later re-imagined in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM […]

Music Scary Fun 

VARIOUS ARTISTS: The Overlooked Gems Of Horror Soundtracks

If you’re a regular visitor here on the site, then you’d probably know how much I love music and soundtracks, particularly to horror movies. But looking beyond traditional scores, if there’s one thing I’m a sucker for, it’s a catchy pop theme song or ballad! If it somehow features the title of the movie as […]

Comic Books Films 

Did You Know FREDDY KRUEGER Once Had A Marvel Comic Book?

Did you know that Marvel Comics once published A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET comic book series? Although it was solicited to retailers for 5 issues and the first 3 were prepped and ready to go, only the first 2 issues officially hit comic book stands in an oversized black & white magazine format. To put […]