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Films TV 

I Love You, Winona Ryder

I’m going to date myself here, so please don’t laugh at grampa Faraci too much, ok? I was eleven when BEETLEJUICE came out. My family went opening weekend, and when we walked out of the theater, there were cameras and lights. They were filming the audience for one of those testimonial type commercials and at […]

Films Scary Fun 

Why My Inner Child Loves VAN HELSING (and Yours Should Too)

Hey, remember that time Dracula hired Doctor Frankenstein to build a monster, one that could be used to bring Dracula’s army of stillborn bat children to life? It was up to Van Helsing to stop him, but Van Helsing totally turned into a werewolf and had to team up with the Frankenstein monster to destroy […]

Music 

Rob G’s 10 Favorite Vinyl Releases Of 2016!

Horror soundtracks are more popular than ever. The same applies for music on vinyl, which has seen a major resurgence over the course of the last few years. Tons of specialty labels are either reissuing classic soundtracks, fully remastered with impressive new art and packaging. Some are clearly focusing on capitalizing on new properties or […]

TV 

Rob G.’s 6 Favorite Horror Shows Of 2016!

2016 has not only been one hell of a year for horror movies, but horror television. A few short years ago, you’d be hard pressed to find any options regarding horror themed television program, and yet thanks to the success of things like THE WALKING DEAD and AMERICAN HORROR STORY, a whole slew of terrors […]

Films Music 

Groove To Some Spooky Tunes In This Special Halloween SHOCK WAVES “All Treats, No Tricks” Episode!

Happy Halloween, fellow fiends! And boy, do we have a treat for you! Not only did we unleash episode 23 of the Blumhouse.com produced horror talk show podcast Shock Waves on Friday with very special guest Leigh Whannell, but now we’ve got a bonus music themed episode for you today as well! Celebrate Halloween with […]

Comic Books Films TV 

Profit By Fandom: How Much Is An Autograph Worth To You?

A few weeks back, the Hollywood Reporter ran an article shining a spotlight on just how lucrative the convention circuit has become for celebrities that appear in genre television shows or well-known film franchises. If you’re a die-hard fan reading this site, then no doubt at some point in your life, you’ve probably attended a […]

TV 

5 Books to Read After Binging on STRANGER THINGS

So you’ve devoured all eight episodes of the addictive Netflix series STRANGER THINGS in a day. You’ve cried for Barb, disagreed with Nancy’s choice in men, and you identified with Chief Hopper on his coffee morals. But, the series left you with more questions than answers and you don’t know what to do with yourself. […]

Films 

Are We Stuck in the ’80s? The Pros and Cons of Horror Nostalgia

As it has been stated by a slew of critics over the course of cinema history, horror is the one genre that will never die. In terms of mainstream cinematic entertainment, other trends fall in and out of fashion, and certain genres rise and fall at the mercy of popular opinion. Horror, however, has always […]

Comic Books TV 

How LOCKE & KEY Could Be The Next STRANGER THINGS

Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS took the world by storm. For a few weeks, you couldn’t read a story that didn’t somehow try to connect to the series – I’m honestly shocked that neither Clinton or Trump have made references to the show in their speeches – and now we’re coming out of it. The show has […]

TV 

Teaser & Details Just Released for STRANGER THINGS SEASON 2!

A teaser just dropped for STRANGER THINGS Season 2! A storm? A pumpkin patch? A pollywog? No clue what all this means, but we are totally there! And it was annouced on VARIETY.com this morning that the second season of the show will return to Hawkins, Indiana and feature the main cast of the prior […]

Films Music 

Dig The STRANGER THINGS Soundtrack? You Must Check Out MONTAUK CHRONICLES!

Whether you like it or not, the Netflix Original series STRANGER THINGS has infiltrated people’s sub-conscious and become a pop culture phenomenon. Just skim your social media feeds for proof of that. And according to recent reports, it’s even surpassed the viewership of Netflix’s Marvel shows DAREDEVIL and JESSICA JONES! I personally love the show and […]

Films TV 

Stop Nitpicking: It Doesn’t Help Anyone

If you listen to Shock Waves, or to be more specific, the episode where the gang interviews Fede Alvarez, you may have caught a bit of talk about STRANGER THINGS, and Elric’s thoughts on people complaining about a poster for THE THING showing up in it. To quote Elric… “If that takes you out of […]

Real Life Scares TV 

Could the “Upside Down” from STRANGER THINGS Really Exist?: Theories of a Parallel Universe

If you haven’t seen the Netflix Original Series STRANGER THINGS, then stop reading this right now, and go watch the entire series. I’ll wait… Done? Good. It’s about time you did that. In addition to its homages to horror and science fiction of the 1980s, STRANGER THINGS posits several scientific theories involving an unseen world known […]