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Films 

Still Driving Angry: Why You Should Watch DRIVE ANGRY

What would you say if I told you that two years after MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D showed us all how awesome 3D could be, and that horror remakes could be great, the same writer and director came out with another 3D movie? What would you say if I told you that this follow-up from the […]

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Crime & Dismemberment: A Look Back at MANIAC COP

From the twisted minds of genre exploitation gurus Larry Cohen (Q THE WINGED SERPENT) and Bill Lustig (MANIAC) comes the most demented tale of law and disorder that ever ignited the caramel covered floors of ’80s grindhouse picture palaces. Shot on location in New York during the late 1980s than at the height of its […]

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Did the Superman Curse Bury Two John Carpenter Remakes?

While every great filmmaker has made his share of stinkers – two notable flops stand out like a sore thumb on HALLOWEEN mastermind John Carpenter’s resume: his remakes of VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED and THE FOG.  Eerily, one thing stands out as a weird coincidence about both films – the stars were actors best known […]

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5 Reasons To Pick Up JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF CREEPSHOW

For those of you that may own the bare bones DVD or Blu-Ray release of CREEPSHOW, there is hope and it comes courtesy of Synapse Films in the form of this new Blu-Ray release of JUST DESSERTS: THE MAKING OF CREEPSHOW. To bring you up to speed, nearly a decade ago, Michael Felsher of Red […]

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 […]

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Harry Warden’s Body Count! MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3-D Vs The Original!

Since I’ve had Harry Warden on the brain all week after my epic double feature of MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3-D with the original uncut version of the 1981 cult classic, it seemed only fitting that I devote this week’s edition of “Character Showdown” to the infamous pickaxed miner! But I want to do something a […]

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Once Again, #RESPECT To Tom Atkins, This Time As Sheriff Burke!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and 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. And look, this isn’t the first time this man has […]

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Second Stab: Five Movies That Deserved Sequels

If there’s one thing the horror genre is not afraid of, it’s sequels. We all have a love / hate relationship with sequels, we argue the merits of them and, in some cases, will claim that a sequel is superior to the original. Is the first FRIDAY THE 13TH anyone’s favorite? I know mine is […]

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“Thrill Me.” All Our #RESPECT Goes To Tom Atkins In NIGHT OF THE CREEPS

You know what? It’s probably about time we showed a little respect to the man, the myth, the legend – the one and only Tom Atkins. And let’s be honest here. This is going to be the first of several times he’s going to be featured in this column, because he’s so darned awesome and […]