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The Last Voyage of the Demeter is Another Universal Failure

Universal holds a special place in my heart. Being a devoted fan of horror movies, some of my earliest memories in this genre are intertwined with the Universal Monsters: Dracula, Frankenstein, Wolfman and The Mummy. These legendary characters held immense… 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.

David J. Skal Highlights 31 Fright Favorites

Per Matt Halloween offers something for just about everyone. From the frights, to the costumes of symbolic characters, to the jump scares, to the classic movies we enjoy rewatching, even to the laughs they may bring. Author David J. Skal… Continue Reading →

Frankenstein is Shocked Back to Life With IFC Midnight’s Depraved

IFC Midnight’s Depraved is a modern-day retelling of the highly loved horror classic, Frankenstein, which was written by Mary Shelley in January of 1818. In the 202 years since her story first reached the light of day, there have been… Continue Reading →

And the Nominees Are… Scary

Horror hit Hollywood in a big way this week, as two scary movies made their way into the running for the Oscars. Get Out and The Shape of Water have been nominated for more than 13 awards, with both films… Continue Reading →

Mummy Impossible: Franchise Starter

Stephen King’s book,┬áDanse Macabre, is a fascinating take on writing, horror and society. He begins the book by offering three main archetypes. There is the werewolf, the vampire and the thing without a name. He spends much of the next… Continue Reading →

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