4 Year Olds Can Watch Stephen King’s IT: and Other Questionable Decisions My Parents Made Raising Me

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The days of sneaking into living rooms to catch midnight horror movies when your parents were fast asleep have now been replaced by minimizing Netflix browser windows when Mom thinks you’re playing Minecraft. The elusive “horror movie back rooms” in video stores are now just a few key words into Google. Considering how easy it is […]

One Final Scare? PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION Trailer Is Here!

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Things have been quiet on the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY front, Blumhouse’s inaugural found footage, fright-fest franchise that’s been dragging people out of bed and down the hallway since 2007. The better-than-expected spinoff THE MARKED ONES further opened up the mythology behind Grandma Lois and her demonic lackey Toby, leaving us waiting with bated breath for the […]

Peaches Christ: A True Icon of Fright

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Edgy, provocative, and often hilarious, the drag scene is one of the most fascinating forms of entertainment. We now live in a world of demanded political correctness, and while the drag scene has greatly evolved over the last few years, the taboo sensationalism of it all still rings true.  Thanks to the success of Logo’s RuPaul’s […]

Review: Tales of Poe (2014)

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An independent production from Bart Mastronardi and Alan Rowe Kelly, TALES OF POE is an anthology film based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tell-Tale Heart, Cask of Amontillado, and one of his more obscure poems Dreams. Bart Mastronardi wrote and directed his a gender bending rendition of The Tell Tale Heart starring horror […]

Bluray Review: INVADERS FROM MARS!!

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Fans of Tobe Hooper’s 1986 film INVADERS FROM MARS can jump for joy, with Scream Factory’s new Collector’s Edition bluray hitting shelves, and it’s definitely a release to check out. Loaded to the brim with brand new and retro special features, the film does an excellent job of bringing back not only a sense of […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE STRUGGLE OF SURVIVAL: Horror Films and Real Life Recovery

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There’s a lot of dying in horror films.  A Lot of dying.  Even if there isn’t a single death in a horror movie, we can safely assume a great deal of the horror comes from the fear of dying.  For the most part, the comfort we feel as an audience member is either when our […]