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The Horrors of Drug Addiction in Movies

In an age of knee-jerk aversion to remakes of classic horror movies, no one (including myself) expected 2013’s EVIL DEAD to be what it was: Absolutely fantastic. Director Fede Alvarez, along with the film’s writers, cast, and producers, managed to create something that honored the source material (Sam Raimi’s seminal EVIL DEAD Trilogy) while bringing […]

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THE EVIL WITHIN: Deep Inside Andrew Getty’s Real-Life Nightmares

As our Senior Editor Rob G noted recently, Amazon and other movie services have now made the horror movie THE EVIL WITHIN available for rental. Released with little fanfare alongside the usual Z-level, straight-to-streaming horror dreck, THE EVIL WITHIN might have escaped notice were it not for the story of its production. It began with […]

Real Life Scares 

The Five Most Bizarre and Horrific Serial-Killing Groups Ever

We usually think of serial killing as a solitary vocation, practiced by loners driven by unspeakable personal demons, but sometimes groups of people come together to kill — and when they do, their motivations are fascinating. Whether they killed for pure profit, love, or some weird group madness, the five death-squads below are among the […]

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Ten Creepy Public Service Announcements That Scared Me (Mostly) Straight

First of all, let me preface this piece by saying I’m totally in favor of the Ad Council and public service announcements (PSAs). They’re probably the only form of advertising that actually should get stuck in your head, because they often serve a useful purpose: reminding you not to do stupid shit like littering, smoking crack, burning […]