Editorial: Could Marvel’s “Blade” Reboot Go Full Horror?

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It’s almost bizarre to think of the well-known Wesley Snipes BLADE trilogy as part of the Marvel cinematic canon. Dark, action-packed, and filled alternately with martial arts and supernatural abilities, the franchise has always felt more in line with the likes of THE MATRIX trilogy or the UNDERWORLD movies than, say, Tobey Maguire’s SPIDER-MAN saga […]

The Icons of Fright Team Remembers Wes Craven


We all have heroes, and this week, one of the true horror heroes and legends, Wes Craven, passed away after fighting brain cancer. To say that Craven’s passing has affected the horror community would be an understatement, a statement that just doesn’t articulate how much of an absent we’ll have from here on out. The […]

Fictional Frights: THE FOUNTAIN SHARK, Pt.1


We’ve had a small break from our FICTIONAL FRIGHTS short story column, and well, now the break is over. While we’re going to keep providing any interested writers with a platform to showcase any stories they’d like to share, we’re also going to start giving a glimpse of something I (Jerry Smith) have been working […]

Films That Mean A Lot To Us: PUMP UP THE VOLUME


Growing up, my local video store, Major Video, was god to me. I lived across the street and to say that I spent hours in that place EVERY day after school would be the understatement of the year. It was like my second home. Looking over every single box, cardboard standout, and even forking over […]

FRIGHT AT HOME: August 18th – Killer kids, Nomads, Alien Abductions and a whole lot of craziness!


This week, for our FRIGHT AT HOME column, we thought we’d try out something new. While we typically share the week’s newly released titles and give you a small rundown on what films are ones that you might want to check out, we thought it would be fun to switch it up a bit. We’re […]

FRIGHT AT HOME – August 4th: Snakes, Bears, Zombies and Cannibals!!


This week sees quite a few releases hitting shelves/stores, with everything from giant snakes fighting giant crocs to post-apocalyptic survival and hey, there’s even some killer bears and cannibals thrown in for good measure. We thought we’d shine the spotlight on a few of the standout genre (and a couple of non-genre) films that are […]

“Another Hero Gone”: Jerry Remembers Roddy Piper


I’m sitting here, still shocked by the news of Roddy Piper’s passing. It hit harder than I would expect, because it reminded me of childhood, and how so much of mine was filled with Piper. Sitting down with my older brother,  we would watch every WWF pay-per-view event, and with  how much of my time […]

Seven Questions with the creator of Lore Podcast, Aaron Mahnke!

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At the heart of every horror story is a little sliver of truth. No matter how small, the effectiveness of successful horror is almost always directly correlated to our ability to accept what we’re seeing or hearing as identifiable. Folklore has a timeless and powerful influence in the things that we fear, and the beliefs […]