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Nat Geo’s First Week of SharkFest Has Bigger Fish to Fry

Per Matt July means different things to different people. There’s Independence Day, naturally. Living in the South, a lot of hot days with high humidity are expected. It’s also my birthday month (My sister was also born on my fourth… Continue Reading →

Zack Snyder Cuts a New Franchise With Army of the Dead

Per Matt Army of the Dead has brought a lot of anticipation for horror fans who have wanted to see some new blood injected into the Zombie subgenre (even though Zack Snyder previously directed the great Dawn of the Dead… Continue Reading →

Haunt Season Begins With the Return of TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show

Every year, haunters from around the world flock to St. Louis, Missouri to take part in the world’s largest tradeshow dedicated to Halloween: TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show. The pandemic of 2020 was the first year I recall the show… Continue Reading →

Mortal Kombat Proves It Is Still a Viable Film Franchise

I think I grew up in the best of times, when it came to being a gaming geek. One of the first gifts I remember receiving for Christmas was the Atari 2600. Soon after that came the Nintendo. It seemed… Continue Reading →

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Per Matt The horror genre, probably more so than all the rest, has long relied on clich├ęs, tropes and stereotypes in depicting stories for the big and small screen. Often used in low-budget releases (but not exclusively), these tired portrayals… Continue Reading →

Clarice Brings Psychological Horror to a Procedural Setting

Per Matt Brought to the small screen as a sequel series to The Silence of the Lambs, Clarice fills the procedural void that C.S.I. popularized for 15 seasons (including its many spin-offs) on CBS. But this show isn’t a one-trick… Continue Reading →

Nicolas Cage Annihilates Animatronics in Willy’s Wonderland

Imagine you have been hired to work inside a themed restaurant. All you’ve got to do is be the the overnight janitor. Sounds easy, right? No one to bother you. All you have to do is clean up the place,… Continue Reading →

Monsters are Everywhere in the Korean TV Series, Sweet Home

As a haunter, I have always been intrigued with horror. I mean, you kinda have to be, in this business. Scary things are just what we do. Immersion is the name of the game for all haunt owners. You have… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on Elisabeth Moss as Horror Writer, Shirley Jackson

Per Matt Biopics can be dangerous subjects. On one hand, they can lead the uninformed into believing fictionalized stories of actual people. On the other hand, they can also withhold some major attributes of real-life people, while accentuating others. Sometimes… Continue Reading →

Should Dan Trachtenberg Fix the Predator Franchise?

Per Matt After 20th Century Fox released six films — each one with seemingly decreasing results — is the Predator franchise dead on arrival? Can 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg rejuvenate the interest of genre fans everywhere with yet… Continue Reading →

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