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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 […]

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Ranking the Genre Films of John Carpenter — From Worst to First!

If you’re already visiting this site, it’s a foregone conclusion that you’re familiar with the filmography of John Carpenter — one of the most revered and familiar names in genre cinema. While we’ve been experiencing something of a Carpenter Renaissance lately, thanks to the recent surge in the multi-talented artist’s music career and John’s surprising […]

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In Defense Of “Underrated” Horror Lists

As horror fans, we know all too well the feeling of scrolling through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and seeing lists pop up that boast “The 10 Most Underrated Horror Movies You’ve Never Heard Of,” only to click through and see titles like FROM BEYOND and MAY included. “These titles are not underrated!” we scream […]

Music 

Groove To These Awesome John Carpenter Remixes!

These last couple of years, it’s been so awesome to see John Carpenter finally get his due, not only as the auteur director we all know and love, but in particular for all the music he’s crafted for his films as well, which has seen a tremendous (and much deserved) resurgence as of late. I credit it […]

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Count Down! Remembering Hammer’s DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE

At the end of the 1965 Hammer film DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, the Count (Christopher Lee) takes a seesaw ride on a block of frozen pond water, thanks to a clergyman with a shotgun. The vampire king is sent to his supposed doom in the icy waters of the Transylvanian Alps. It is an awkward, […]

Music 

Listen To The 2nd Single “Angel’s Asylum” From John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES II!

John Carpenter’s got a new album coming on April 15th! Along with an upcoming tour. And we got a taste of what to expect with the first single “Distant Dream” a few weeks back. Now, this morning the auteur has released his 2nd single from LOST THEMES II titled “Angel’s Asylum!” Have a listen at […]

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VARIOUS ARTISTS: The Overlooked Gems Of Horror Soundtracks

If you’re a regular visitor here on the site, then you’d probably know how much I love music and soundtracks, particularly to horror movies. But looking beyond traditional scores, if there’s one thing I’m a sucker for, it’s a catchy pop theme song or ballad! If it somehow features the title of the movie as […]

Music 

Hear The 1st New Single From John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES II!

We were beyond thrilled to hear the news that John Carpenter would be putting out a new album on April 15th and begin a tour! Now, we’re getting a sample of the goods! Sacred Bones has just posted the first single from LOST THEMES II titled “Distant Dream!” Have a listen below! Pretty awesome, right? […]

Films 

John Carpenter’s PRINCE OF DARKNESS Screened In The Church It Was Filmed In

There’s always an over abundance of things to do all over the Los Angeles area every October. So much so, that it becomes a bit overwhelming and usually at this point in the Halloween season, even the most hardened of horror fans is starting to feel the exhaustion. But alas, last night, Wednesday October 28th, […]