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Films 

Clear! The FLATLINERS Remake Trailer Is Here!

“Today is a good day to die.”  That was the catch phrase of the original 1990 Joel Schumacher FLATLINERS, which at ripe age of 14, I loved and went to see several times in movie theaters. Now, a new updated remake is coming out from Sony Pictures and with director Niels Arden Oplev, the Danish […]

Films 

Blood is Blood: Queer Subtext in THE LOST BOYS

The first time I saw THE LOST BOYS, I was too young to acknowledge the reasons for its charm over me. It was a fun, subversive vampire movie with a rocking soundtrack. But as I got older, and started figuring things out about myself, the film took on new meanings for me. It was an allegory […]

Films 

Five Filmmakers You Didn’t Know Were Masters of Horror!

While there are cinematic greats in every genre, there’s nothing quite like the relationship between horror fans and the “Masters of Horror” — filmmakers who have remained loyal to the genre throughout their prolific careers, churning out memorably macabre movies that helped shape the fandom and identities of fright fans around the world. In return, […]

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SALEM’S LOT, PHONE BOOTH, CAFFEINE! The Unmade Projects Of Larry Cohen!

One of the great things about getting to sit down and chat with someone as profilic as writer/ director/ producer Larry Cohen is the wealth of stories he has to share! The man behind the IT’S ALIVE franchise, GOD TOLD ME TO, MANIAC COP and THE STUFF was kind enough to drop by as a […]

Films Scary Fun 

Fear of the Unknown: Ten Horror Titles That Almost Were!

Back when horror sites quickly usurped the throne of horror movie scoops from print fright mags, you could rarely go a day without hearing some kind of rumor surrounding your favorite horror properties. This was all before the word “remake” was appropriated as a stigmatic kiss-of-death, and the fates of our favorite horror franchises were […]

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R.I.P. Brooke McCarter of THE LOST BOYS

We’re extremely saddened to learn of the passing of actor Brooke McCarter, most well known to genre fans as Paul from Joel Schumacher 1987’s cult classic THE LOST BOYS. According to an announcement made by his family via Facebook, he died from a genetic liver condition. He was 52 years old. Some of his earliest […]