LAKE MUNGO: THE MOST UNSETTLING MOVIE WHERE NOTHING HAPPENS

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I’ve successfully been harassing the Killer POV crew for a while now about watching the Australian ghost flick, LAKE MUNGO.  When I was a sophomore in college, I came across this film at a Family Video store and I knew absolutely nothing about it.  The cover art drew me in and I went through a […]

DARYL DIXON AND THE IMPORTANCE OF GAY REPRESENTATION IN HORROR

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Over the course of THE WALKING DEAD‘s wildly successful four seasons, no other character has earned as much adoration or fan praise than Daryl Dixon. (Unless of course you count the “Corl” meme.)  Whether it’s the popular “If Daryl Dies, We Riot” mentality or the sold out $325 tickets for the “Norman Reedus VIP Experience” […]

Icons of Fright’s WRITING MIXTAPE, PART TWO: BJ Colangelo

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Like Jerry’s installment yesterday, I too tend to write with a playlist blasting in the background.  As a musical theatre performer and a former coffee-shop cover singer, music plays a major part in my life.  My music tastes are all over the board, but my writing playlists tend not to really click with what most […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review: RAGNAROK

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I will never understand why Hollywood insists on continuing to crank out the basic-ass bible story movies with whitewashed casts, when they could easily tell riveting stories by borrowing tales from Norse Mythology.  Save for the “less-than-accurate” portrayals of Thor and Loki, the Norse mythos don’t get nearly enough cinematic love.  Luckily for us, director […]

House of Mouse Horror: A Defense for Disney Channel Original Movies

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Before The Disney Channel became the network responsible for unleashing Miley Cyrus to the world and driving Shia LaBeouf to lose his damn mind, they were the pinnacle of children’s entertainment.  Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon were great, sure, but were they great enough to run a channel that only showed commercials…for its own channel?  The […]

The Millennial’s Guide to Picking Horror Movies

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For those of you that aren’t religiously worshipping at the altar of The Killer POV podcast, (brought to you by Geeknation, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, and our own Rob G.) you’re missing out on some extremely poignant and important discussions in the name of horror. Last week the Killer POV gang and their guests Axelle […]