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Antlers is a Horror Movie with Heart

The word, “cryptid,” was one I had not heard much before. Honestly, I always thought it was a word to describe things like Zombies, vampires, wraiths and other deceased-based monsters. The reason is simple: Cryptid has the word “crypt” in… Continue Reading →

Drive My Car Detours with Dialogue

Per Matt Guilt, grief, redemption and a haunting sense of loss is great in Drive My Car, the official Japanese entry for Best International Feature at the 94th Academy Awards, but action movie this is not. In fact, this nearly… 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 →

Candyman Tells ‘Em the Truth in My Guilty Pleasure

Per Matt Sometimes there’s a little bit of truth hidden in plain sight, when dealing with urban legends. That’s what makes Candyman My Guilty Pleasure.

Back From the Dead, NOS4A2 Returns

Per Matt I have definitely had a love/hate affair with vampires. For every What We Do in the Shadows, there’s two or more versions of The Passage and A Discovery of Witches that never ultimately survive the ratings game. I’m… Continue Reading →

Shudder’s Creepshow Brings Back The Anthology Horror Show

I get asked a lot of times what were some of the inspirations I draw from, when it comes to coming up with some of the ideas I have used in haunted attractions over the years. While current movies and… Continue Reading →

Paperbacks From Hell is a Killer Read

Per Matt Growing up, long before dial-up modems were a thing and the internet was confined to the military’s ARPANET, the only way to access the information superhighway was by visiting the neighborhood drug store, grocery store and bookstore, where… Continue Reading →

The Good, The Bad, The Hungry

Per Matt What better way to celebrate Independence Day than with a hot dog-eating competition documentary?

Have I Got a Story for You? The Amazing Nature of Anthologies.

I love a good short story. Whether it’s a one-off comic, a piece of flash fiction or an episode of an anthology series, I’m a sucker for short form. Growing up, I devoured anthologies — literary and cinematic — because… Continue Reading →

Have You Been Looking for Some Great Horror Podcasts?

From time to time, I have looked for articles that would tell me where to find the best horror podcasts and for the most part I’ve came up empty. Sure, there is Bloody Disgusting, but I was looking for something… Continue Reading →

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