Genre Gut Punches: “The Dog Monologue” in FROZEN

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It’s impossible to count the amount of characters that have died on screen over the course of cinematic history.  I’ve seen people hacked to bits, dismembered, set on fire, crushed, stabbed, choked, speared, combusted, drowned, hanged, and suffered in hundreds of other ways, but I seldom stop to think about what the death means for […]

Beyond Fright -The Ramones & White Zombie Do THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE!!

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On the previous Beyond Fright entry, I wrote about The Huntingtons’ “Let’s Go to Haddonfield“, a song that was written about John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. For this one, I decided to focus on two songs that went in the direction of somewhere else, that place being Texas.  Full of heat, barbecue and some good ol’ fashioned murder […]

Event Report – The Big Picture: Hitchcock! Live!

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Every once in a while, you’ll hear the details of an event that sounds so, so awesome, that it takes you a moment to properly process what you just heard. Such was the case when my friend Monica invited me to join her for what was being billed as “The Big Picture: Hitchcock!” – A tribute […]

Icons of Fright’s Writing Mixtape, Part FIVE: Rebekah McKendry

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*Editor’s note: For this fifth entry into the Icons of Fright’s Writing Mixtape series, we’ve partnered with Fangoria Magazine/Killer POV’s Rebekah McKendry to bring you fright fanatics her go-to jams when it comes to creating various pieces. Check it out and thanks a lot to Rebekah for giving us her list! -Jerry To fill you on […]

RIP: Universal’s House Of Horrors

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Well, as of yesterday, September 1st, for reasons still unknown, Universal Studios in Hollywood, California has shut down their popular House Of Horrors attraction at their theme park. We first got wind of these plans via an article posted over on Inside Universal, which was later confirmed. One of the spotlight’s of the theme park is […]

Beyond Fright: THE HUNTINGTONS’ “Let’s Go To Haddonfield”!!

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Who doesn’t love the Ramones? It’s almost blasphemy to not have some sort of admiration or at least respect for the punk rock pioneers, and like the saying goes, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. While I have been a fan of The Ramones for most of my life, there was a period in my […]

JUMP SCARES: OPTION OR OBSESSION?

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I’ve been writing publicly about horror films for a little over five years, and I’ve been watching a healthy dose of horror films for over two decades.  One would think that after watching so many films, I’d be desensitized to all of the traditional tricks and tropes that trigger a response from the average audience […]

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK RETURNS WITH A TEAM-BASED REMAKE!

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Hold on to your eye patches, folks, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK is coming back!  STARLOG dropped the news today (that we found via Fangoria) that the intended remake from Silver Pictures and StudioCanal are kicking into high gear.  As of right now, the film is still in very early pre-production and without an official director, but […]