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10 Best Unlikely Weapons in Horror Movies

Cinema is magic.  Or, more to the point, cinema is a magic trick.  It’s the art of combining craft, form and pace to construct an illusion for a willing audience.  And one of the most willing audiences is the horror-obsessed.  We live to see things we can only imagine, and we can imagine a lot.  […]

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Teenage Wasteland: Homoeroticism in 1980s Horror Cinema

For Monster Kids, the 1980s was a decade of seminal, genre-defining horror which saw the introduction of a multitude of now-iconic movie maniacs whose homicidal antics are seared into the public psyche. A mix of power ballads, punk, supernatural perversity, Morrissey and otherworldly (or off-world) threats; the slithery/burned/fanged things that go bump-in-the-night invading the minds, […]

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R.I.P. Brooke McCarter of THE LOST BOYS

We’re extremely saddened to learn of the passing of actor Brooke McCarter, most well known to genre fans as Paul from Joel Schumacher 1987’s cult classic THE LOST BOYS. According to an announcement made by his family via Facebook, he died from a genetic liver condition. He was 52 years old. Some of his earliest […]