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Something Spooky is Brewing in The Terror: Infamy

In Japanese literature, kaidan are ghost tales which may include spirits with strong desires. And according to Wikipedia, these folk tales feature supernatural elements that “bring an old-fashioned air into the story.” That’s a pretty basic description of The Terror:… Continue Reading →

Adapting a Supernatural Horror Story, the NOS4A2 Way

Knives, bridges, dark tunnels, strong creatives and inscapes. Even if you watched the entire first season of NOS4A2, you may still be confused about everything previously listed. And you wouldn’t be alone. But after 10 episodes, the AMC TV show… Continue Reading →

Good Omens Makes the Apocalypse Fun

Good Omens, the televised comedy from the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, nails the Apocalypse without it feeling like Armageddon.

Child’s Play (2019) Brings Me To Tears

For the better part of the 41 years I have been alive, there has been one toy that’s very name inspires fear and disgust. A figure that started out with an unholy act of possession by a serial killer, evolving… 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 →

Cancelling Genre Television: The 2019 Edition

While some major television series planned to go out with a major spectacle (The Big Bang Theory and Game of Thrones), other shows weren’t so lucky. In a network-based world filled with fractured demographics and eroding ratings, genre television took… Continue Reading →

Annabelle Comes Home Is A Horror Adventure In Babysitting

Back in 2013, director James Wan brought to the big screen a movie that would spark a horror movie franchise, defining the horror landscape for the better part of decade. Unlike Wan’s previous franchise, Saw, this new series would focus… Continue Reading →

The Prodigy Proves It’s a “Bad Seed”

The term “bad seed” has been used quite a bit when describing a certain genre of horror films. This type of film replaces the innocence of a child with a void of pure evil. Several films have pulled this off… Continue Reading →

Discovering Witches (and Vampires and Demons)

Vampires can no longer sire, demons are falling to madness and witches are losing their powers… and somehow an American who has been offered a professorship at Oxford controls the fates of all three species. This is how A Discovery… Continue Reading →

Ghost Bait’s Unusual Paranormal Confrontations

Does human fear feed the paranormal? That’s the theory behind Ghost Bait, a TV show that chronicles the paranormal investigations of Bob Magill and Tina Storer. Recently brought back to life after a six-year hiatus, Travel Channel brings a different… Continue Reading →

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