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Gizmo Was an Alien? 5 Bizarre Revelations from Horror Movie Novelizations

Back when people actually read books, novelizations of movies were incredibly popular. Kids could read and reread (and reread) the stories from their favorite Hollywood blockbusters. However, writing and publishing a novel is a very time-consuming process. So in order to release the novelizations in time to coincide with a respective film’s theatrical run, authors would frequently work […]

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The Devil’s Member: The Naughty Novelization of WARLOCK

It’s no longer cutting edge to remind you, dear readers, that Steve Miner’s 1989 horror film WARLOCK is an underrated classic. WARLOCK is mentioned so often by horror fans that it should just be considered a well-known horror tentpole by now; just like THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM, or the notion of “DIE HARD-as-a-Christmas-movie,” […]

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Slashback! Something Not Quite Human is Waiting in THE FUNHOUSE (1981)

While horror maestro Tobe Hooper never managed to top the groundbreaking brilliance of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE or the box-office success of 1982’s POLTERGEIST, I think he deserves far more acclaim than he gets for the films he made in the interim: 1977’s EATEN ALIVE, which retains the backwoods sleaziness of its predecessor while […]