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What’s Under the Bridge of the Doomed?

Throughout most of the 2010s, a Zombie Apocalypse was the most overused plot device in all media. You couldn’t get away from the undead (kinda fitting, when you think about it). On TV we had shows like The Walking Dead,… Continue Reading →

Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror Gets Historically Spooky!

Per Matt Eli Roth isn’t the only filmmaker allowed to explore the history of big-screen horrors. Just in time for the spooky season, EPIX has released a five-part documentary series exploring Blumhouse’s Compendium of Horror.

I Was Not Prepared for Shudder’s The Sadness

Very few movies that I have ever seen have shocked me. And I watch a lot of films. I have seen blood, mayhem and carnage play out on the silver screen, much like the rest of you. For a while,… Continue Reading →

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Checks All the Boxes

If you know me, you know that I have a taste for action movies and horror flicks. A few times in history these genres have overlapped with one another. Even fewer have been successful. Most of the time, horror-action films… Continue Reading →

Black Friday Reminds Me Why I Shouldn’t Get Excited About Movies

Bruce Campbell. That name alone inspires thoughts of the chainsaw-wielding, boom-stick carrying Ash Williams. Ever since the iconic Evil Dead series — including Army of Darkness —¬†fans have held a place in their gore-loving hearts for this man. Ash may… Continue Reading →

The Dead Don’t Die is a Shambling Zom-Com That Challenges Expectations

The term “zom-com” is something rather new to me. I have heard of “rom-coms,” or “romantic comedies,” but “Zombie comedies” is not something I tend to put together in my head. But when I stop and think about it, there… Continue Reading →

Bruce Campbell Rejuvenates Ripley’s Return: Believe It or Not!

Per Matt Ripley’s Believe It or Not! returns to the small screen in part as a celebration of Robert Ripley’s exploration of the world’s strange and unusual. Actor Bruce Campbell helps bring this contemporary approach to life as both host… Continue Reading →

Let’s Be Honest: Evil Dead the Series Wasn’t the Version of Ash We Wanted to See

I am a huge Bruce Campbell fan. He has that whole antihero swagger down to a tee. I’ll watch ol’ Bruce in almost anything. So, yes, I watched Ash vs. Evil Dead and I enjoyed the show. However, I was… Continue Reading →

Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet Has Bite

The Santa Clarita Diet may have invented a new genre of entertainment: the zom-com. Its an entertaining mix of a family sitcom, romantic comedy, slapstick horror and gory uh… weirdness. It’s probably not a TV show that everyone can easily… Continue Reading →

Ashy Slashey is a Daddy!

The main problem I have had with the new Ash vs. Evil Dead TV show is, it just doesn’t seem to quite match with the movie versions of the Ash character. Sure, Ash was always devil may care, but I… Continue Reading →

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