“I Like My Horror To Hurt”-Why We Need Downer Endings In Horror

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I don’t want my horror films to be wrapped up in a neat little bow, with the final girl/guy walking into the sunset. The survivor who went through hell and walks away is always nice to watch, but more times than not, I want reality, I want to feel the pain of the evil and […]

Jerry and Natty Tackle Marilyn Manson’s “Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death) “

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We’re without a figure to lead the way. Every generation has one of them, and these days, there really isn’t anyone out there challenging the ideals of the Christian right, the masses putting the blame on everybody from musicians to filmmakers for the tragedies that could have been avoided with proper treatment of the individuals […]

VOD & Theatrical Screenings: How Do You Watch Horror?

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I watch a lot of horror films, and for a majority of these films, I’m watching them at home on a laptop or through a streaming service on my television.  When you live in a cultural wasteland in Middle America, it’s not very often that the hot, new horror film is going to play in […]

BEYOND FRIGHT REVIEW: RIVER CITY PANIC

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A few months ago, we featured a crowdfunding project called RIVER CITY PANIC from director Tyler Amm.  Not only did the film successfully reach its crowdfunding goal, but the film recently premiered theatrically on March 20th in Ottawa, IL in addition to its participation in the River City Film Fest on March 22nd.  Icons of […]

‘My Final Girl: The Black Women of 70s Horror Cinema’ is coming!

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Thanks to the wonderful site The Graveyard Shift Sisters (a blog dedicated to celebrating Women of Color in horror/sci-fi), it has been brought to our attention that an upcoming documentary promises to shed light on one of the most under-discussed topics in horror.   Titled MY FINAL GIRL: THE BLACK WOMEN OF 70s HORROR,  director Kristina Leath-Malin promises to […]

BAD DREAMS: False Start For A Slasher Anomaly

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Slashers were all the rage back in the 80s. Whether it was horny teens, camp counselors, institutionalized adolescents, or virginal babysitters, you can guarantee a vengeful assailant was in the near vicinity. It was a tried and true formula that may have lacked originality as the years went by, but ultimately a necessary evil when […]

A Look Back At Rob G.’s FEARnet Video Interviews

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This upcoming April will mark the one year anniversary of the dissolution of FEARnet, both as a network and a website. For me in particular, it’s difficult because a lot of the staff I was fortunate enough to share office space with worked really, really hard on the output that appeared both on the cable […]

FRIGHT AT HOME: MARCH 3RD -BLACULA, THE CAPTIVE, and some Italian Post-Apoc Greatness!

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It’s a great day for DVD/Bluray when it comes to horror (and another genre or two), and with FRIGHT AT HOME, we like to highlight some of the titles that for one reason or another, we feel that we would like to give you fright fanatics a heads’ up on. This week sees multiple releases […]