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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 

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 

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, […]

Films TV 

THE LOST BOYS, BEFORE I WAKE and CLUE — This Week’s Horror News Rundown!

Life is full of little victories and tragedies, and this week has had a little bit of both. Classic movies are getting ambitious new television series, while other classic movies are getting “iffy” new reimaginings. A highly anticipated new horror movie got pushed back while a high-profile horror remake showed off its scariest stuff for […]

Films Scary Fun 

Be Very Afraid! 2016’s Massive MONSTERPALOOZA is Almost Here!

Attention all serious genre fans in Southern California (or anyone who doesn’t mind a worthwhile road trip): the epic horror convention known as MONSTERPALOOZA will arrive in Pasadena, CA this Friday! If you haven’t heard about the awesomeness in store this weekend, we’re gonna break it down for you. Due to enormous fan turnouts at past conventions, […]

Scary Fun 

First Annual FOUR STATE SLASHER CON is Coming Soon!

An explosive celebration of extreme horror, music and more will be taking over Virginia this month, with an impressive lineup of celebrity guests, tons of horror-themed bands, incredibly twisted films, and plenty more scary (and sexy) surprises. There are lots of horror conventions worldwide this time of year, but this one is the first of […]