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Talkin’ Tracks – HALLOWEEN: The John Carpenter Years

In order to appease the gods, the Druid priests held fire rituals. Prisoners of war, criminals, the insane, animals… were… burned alive in baskets. By observing the way they died, the Druids believed they could see omens of the future. Two thousand years later, we’ve come no further. Samhain isn’t evil spirits. It isn’t goblins, […]

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Five HALLOWEEN Franchise Characters That Deserve Action Figures

Like all the main horror franchises, HALLOWEEN has gotten no shortage of love in the world of toys and collectibles over the years. NECA, Mezco, Funko, Sideshow, and McFarlane have each put their own spin on the many looks of Michael Myers, and NECA is particularly notable in this conversation for releasing the first (and […]

Films 

5 Things We Hope To See In The New HALLOWEEN

Holy smokes! We’re still in disbelief over last night’s news that Michael Myers is coming home. And by home we mean here to Blumhouse Productions! Even cooler is the involvement of John Carpenter with the franchise once again! With the horror master set to both exec-produce and be a consultant on the project (along with […]

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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 […]

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#RESPECT – In Honor Of The Non-Myers HALLOWEEN Franchise Victims

Its Halloween week, which means everyone’s probably getting into the spirit by revisiting various (if not all) entries in the HALLOWEEN franchise. And we don’t blame you! But you know, even though Michael Myers has racked up an impressive body count over the course of 10 films, there’s actually a few HALLOWEEN franchise deaths he’s […]

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#RESPECT – Why Rachel Carruthers Is HALLOWEEN’s Hero

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. This week’s pick is Rachel Carruthers played by Ellie Cornell in HALLOWEEN […]