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Films 

Trivia Tidbit: Who Is “The Shape” In John Carpenter’s THE THING?

Like any self-respecting horror fan, I consider John Carpenter’s seminal 1982 remake of THE THING to be one of the greatest genre films ever committed to celluloid. I revisit it at least once a year and always get swept up in the eerie story and the masterful way the whole thing unfolds. Case in point, […]

Music 

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, […]

Films Toys 

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 […]

Films 

The Donald Pleasence/Christopher Lee HALLOWEEN That Should Have Been

As horror fans, we love to hear stories of the movies that almost happened; the projects that almost came to be; the talent that almost teamed up for what could’ve been, at the very least, a memorable moment in genre cinema. There have been a slew of documentaries coming out in the last few years […]

Films Scary Fun 

HALLOWEEN Deleted Scene of Michael Myers Driving Lesson!

A huge plot hole in the HALLOWEEN franchise has always been just how did Michael Myers get back to Haddonfield from Smith’s Grove Sanitarium. After all, Michael had been locked away in the Sanitarium since he was a young boy. So how could you possibly explain how a young deranged man, who had seemingly never driven […]

Films 

#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 […]

Films 

#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 […]

Films Scary Fun 

When Freddy Met Jason… And Leatherface And Michael Myers

It was Halloween weekend of 2003 while I was attending the 25th anniversary convention in Pasadena that I first became familiar with this epic photograph of Freddy with Jason, Leatherface and Michael Myers. Until then, I was completely unaware of its existence, or even the fact that these legendary titans of terror had ever been […]