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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 →

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 →

Syfy’s Chucky Breathes New Life Into the Killer Doll

Chucky, the serial killer-possessed doll, has made its return to the airwaves. This is not the cute doll programmed with destructive intent and voiced by a Jedi. This is the OG. The Brad Dourif voiced, foul-mouthed and somewhat comical Charles… Continue Reading →

Conjuring Up My Guilty Pleasure: The Devil Made Me Do It

Per Matt Fall has finally arrived. The weather is officially cooler and the spooky season is fast approaching. This is my favorite time of the year. Being able to enjoy each of the four seasons is one of the reasons… Continue Reading →

The Fear Street Trilogy Wraps With a Visit to 1666

Per Matt Horrors transcend time and place. This theory must have been taken to heart by Writer-Director Leigh Janiak, who weaved it into, around and out of a storyline that spans more than 300 years in the Netflix Fear Street… Continue Reading →

Terror Time Travels to Camp Nightwing in Fear Street Part Two

Per Matt A witch and a town curse… is there no end to the pain the inhabitants of Shadyside must endure? While many believe their days of suffering have nothing to do with tall tales and urban legends, their bad… Continue Reading →

Fear Street Conjures Up Scream Franchise Vibes

Per Matt Retro-styled horror movies are all the craze these days. That’s probably the main reason why I enjoyed watching Fear Street Part 1: 1994, which was recently released on Netflix.

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 →

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Per Matt The horror genre, probably more so than all the rest, has long relied on clichés, 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 →

Bad Hair Weaves in Too Many Tropes

Have you ever stopped to think about all the subgenres that exist within the horror movie industry? Taking a quick peek around the internet, we find there is actually no exact “set in stone” list. Wikipedia, the bastion of information… Continue Reading →

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