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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Fantasia Review: CREEP

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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 […]

Book Review: HEAVY METAL MOVIES

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Thomas Jane, Billy Bob Thornton Square Off Against One Pissed Off Bear In New GRIZZLY Trailer!!

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I absolutely love horror movies involving pissed off animals. Maybe it’s because we’re so used to loving them in general, that when a horror-ish film comes along that throws a big wrench into that, it makes for some fun entertainment. With that all being said, SAW V director David Hackl is returning behind the helm […]

A “Renny Harlin Horror”Double Feature Adventure: PRISON/A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4!!

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Alright fright fanatics, it’s Double Feature Adventure time. While my usual sidekick Natty isn’t along for the ride this time (she’s currently hard at work writing the next Pauly Shore film. Not really, but hey, she has big dreams, ok?), I had a jonesin’ for the early horror entries from Finnish director (and obviously my […]

Why ‘THE PURGE: ANARCHY’ is the Most Important Horror Film of 2014

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After watching THE PURGE: ANARCHY last week, I knew that I wanted to write something about the film and its commentary on today’s society.  I knew that to properly explain myself, I should probably re-watch the film now that I knew what was going to happen and could really zone my focus in on the […]