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    Genre Gut Punches: Jamie Lloyd Never Stood A Chance

    There is something about the HALLOWEEN franchise that just ignites an overwhelming mixture of feelings for me. I hold the original John Carpenter classic very close to my heart, and will go to my grave declaring it to be the best film of all time. With the amount of love and admiration that I have […]

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    Fantasia Review: WOLFCOP

    Canada has been cranking out some impressive horror films lately, and WOLFCOP is no exception.  In a genre over-saturated with zombies and found footage, it was a refreshing change of pace for an independent horror film to channel one of the most treasured subgenres; werewolf flicks.  The title alone lets audiences know that they’re in […]

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    WHY THE FINAL GIRL IS THE WORST THING FOR WOMEN IN HORROR

    Whenever I discuss the problems of female representation in horror films, I’m almost immediately bombarded with cries of, “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FINAL GIRL!?”  Ah, yes, the final girl.  By Carol J. Clover (Men, Women, & Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film)’s definition, the final girl is described as “a trope in thriller and […]

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    THE TWILIGHT ZONE: Complete ’80s Series Heading To DVD This August!!

    RLJ/Image Entertainment is getting prepared to make fans ecstatic, when they unleash THE TWILIGHT ZONE: THE COMPLETE ’80s SERIES onto DVD August 26th. The updated take on Rod Serling’s classic and beloved series lasted three seasons, from 1985 to 1989 and showcased episodes like two of my favorites, the heartbreaking William Sanderson (BLADE RUNNER, SOMETIMES THEY COME […]

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    Fantasia Review: CREEP

    Horror comedies can be quite the odd combination at times. When a film focuses too much on one over the other, it runs the risk of pushing certain fans away. Throw the found-footage/POV angle into the mix, and well, the odds are almost against you from the get-go. Luckily, the Patrick Brice/Mark Duplass collaboration CREEP […]

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Genre Gut Punches: Jamie Lloyd Never Stood A Chance

There is something about the HALLOWEEN franchise that just ignites an overwhelming mixture of feelings for me. I hold the original John Carpenter classic very close to my heart, and will go to my grave declaring it to be the best film of all time. With the amount of love and admiration that I have […]

wolfcop-poster-2-590x590

Fantasia Review: WOLFCOP

Canada has been cranking out some impressive horror films lately, and WOLFCOP is no exception.  In a genre over-saturated with zombies and found footage, it was a refreshing change of pace for an independent horror film to channel one of the most treasured subgenres; werewolf flicks.  The title alone lets audiences know that they’re in […]

enhanced-buzz-27207-1381964255-0

WHY THE FINAL GIRL IS THE WORST THING FOR WOMEN IN HORROR

Whenever I discuss the problems of female representation in horror films, I’m almost immediately bombarded with cries of, “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FINAL GIRL!?”  Ah, yes, the final girl.  By Carol J. Clover (Men, Women, & Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film)’s definition, the final girl is described as “a trope in thriller and […]

tz2

THE TWILIGHT ZONE: Complete ’80s Series Heading To DVD This August!!

RLJ/Image Entertainment is getting prepared to make fans ecstatic, when they unleash THE TWILIGHT ZONE: THE COMPLETE ’80s SERIES onto DVD August 26th. The updated take on Rod Serling’s classic and beloved series lasted three seasons, from 1985 to 1989 and showcased episodes like two of my favorites, the heartbreaking William Sanderson (BLADE RUNNER, SOMETIMES THEY COME […]

Creep - 2

Fantasia Review: CREEP

Horror comedies can be quite the odd combination at times. When a film focuses too much on one over the other, it runs the risk of pushing certain fans away. Throw the found-footage/POV angle into the mix, and well, the odds are almost against you from the get-go. Luckily, the Patrick Brice/Mark Duplass collaboration CREEP […]

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Book Review: HEAVY METAL MOVIES

Former head writer for the nudie site MR. SKIN, Mike “McBeardo” McPadden has stepped away from indexing every nude scene from every film ever made and dove head first into the high-speed, attitude driven world of Heavy Metal Cinema.  FROM THE BOOK’S WEBSITE: “Heavy metal and high-thrill cinema have been joined together like mutant twins […]

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Full Moon and Action Lab Comics Announce Partnership; PUPPET MASTER Comic On Its Way!

There were quite a few announcements that went down at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International convention this past week, and though Hall H gave comic book fans tons of Marvel comics/films stuff regarding their upcoming slate, one of the other halls gave genre fans the announcement that really caught my attention (not being able to attend this […]