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10 Horror Movies That Really Need a Sequel

We tend to see more sequels than necessary. But if fans call out for more of their favorites, eventually studios begin to listen. For one reason or another, the following 10 films haven’t garnered the creation of further installments which is mystifying. These movies are incredible, and every last one of them is more than […]

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Ten Horror Franchises You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

I love sequels. There’s something fantastic and chaotic about returning to a character or a world that you love and watching it ramp itself up until it’s totally out of control. I especially love forgotten sequels that nobody but the most devoted cinema nerds have dug up, like THE BIRDS II: LAND’S END or SCANNER […]

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The Horror Sequels We Never Got (But Should Have)

Sequels are a divisive slice of cinema but in the realm of horror, fans have had their fair share of them. Perhaps more than any other genre, horror is known for pumping out sequel after sequel to popular franchises such as A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH. Even lesser known series […]

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Even MORE Final Entries In Horror Franchises

As we all know, even when a horror sequel has got the word “FINAL” somewhere in the title, it’s never really the end. Sometimes, a new beginning emerges, or perhaps a reboot or versus movie. Any way you slice (and dice) it, when it comes to our beloved movie maniacs, they’ll always be back. But […]

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THE FINAL CHAPTER: When Horror Franchises Call It Quits

On this week’s Killer POV episode, aptly titled “The Final Chapter,” we delved into a discussion about the final films in various horror franchises. What constitutes the “final” film? FRIDAY THE 13th, for example, is a curious beast. Technically, they named Part 4 “THE FINAL CHAPTER.” But that was followed up by “A NEW BEGINNING.” […]

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6 Surprisingly Good Horror Sequels on Netflix!

Sequels get a bad rap, especially in the horror realm. Granted, many are simply rehashings of the original tale with more blood and a higher body count, but a lot of times, sequels can be great, even better than the original. Here are 6 terrific sequels that are currently streaming on Netflix instant. HELLBOUND: HELLRAISER […]

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Who Would Win? HATCHET’s Victor Crowley VS BEHIND THE MASK’s Leslie Vernon!

Two of my favorite indie flicks from the 2000s both came from Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2006. HATCHET from writer/director Adam Green. And BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON from director Scott Glosserman and writer David Stieve. HATCHET told the story of a group of tourists stranded in the swamps of Louisiana after […]

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5 Horror Movies That Really Deserve A Prequel

Sure, horror thrives on mystery. To offer too much backstory is to demystify and thus defang our greatest monsters. But sometimes an origin story can shed new light on a previous film, cleverly elaborate on an otherwise impenetrable plot point, or simply breathe new life into a fading franchise. PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3, for instance, jumped […]

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Second Stab: Five Movies That Deserved Sequels

If there’s one thing the horror genre is not afraid of, it’s sequels. We all have a love / hate relationship with sequels, we argue the merits of them and, in some cases, will claim that a sequel is superior to the original. Is the first FRIDAY THE 13TH anyone’s favorite? I know mine is […]

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5 Horror Movies that Really Deserve a Sequel

Practically any horror movie can get a sequel nowadays. We’re all familiar with popular series like HALLOWEEN and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, but those are just the mega-successes. Consider that there have also been five LAKE PLACID movies, including one where LAKE PLACID fought ANACONDA. Yup, just about any horror movie. I say “just […]

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Why SCANNERS III Is My Favorite X-MEN Movie

OK, listen to this premise for a movie. A girl, her brother and her brother’s girlfriend attend a small Christmas party in the city. Throughout the get together, the conversation among the party goers revolves around the rumor of these super powered beings out there in secret; people that have the ability to not only […]