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    Genre Gut Punches: Jamie Lloyd Never Stood A Chance

    There is something about the HALLOWEEN franchise that just ignites an overwhelming mixture of feelings for me. I hold the original John Carpenter classic very close to my heart, and will go to my grave declaring it to be the best film of all time. With the amount of love and admiration that I have […]

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    Fantasia Review: WOLFCOP

    Canada has been cranking out some impressive horror films lately, and WOLFCOP is no exception.  In a genre over-saturated with zombies and found footage, it was a refreshing change of pace for an independent horror film to channel one of the most treasured subgenres; werewolf flicks.  The title alone lets audiences know that they’re in […]

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

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

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    Fantasia Review: CREEP

    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 […]

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TFW 2014 Review: What Sets Frightmare Apart From the Rest

As always, I had so much fun at Texas Frightmare Weekend! The convention has always been one of my favorites that I’ve ever attended, not only because they focus mainly on horror and tend to acquire amazing guests, but also because the atmosphere is so laid back and casual. Whereas some cons are filled with […]

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Fright Exclusive Interview with Nick King at Texas Frightmare Weekend!

 Nick King isn’t just an intriguing character because he’s the man behind the Bughuul mask — he’s also a veteran stuntman. Appearing in PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3, THE GREEN HORNET, THE LAST STAND, and more, King was making audiences gasp long before Scott Derrickson’s terrifying true crime thriller SINISTER. I was lucky enough to chat with […]

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Magnet Acquires V/H/S: VIRAL, Trailer Debut!

The Collective and Bloody Disgusting are set to unleash the third entry into their V/H/S series, V/H/S/: VIRAL this fall, and it’s just been announced that Magnet Releasing, which distributed the first two, has also acquired VIRAL as well. This time featuring entries directed by RESOLUTION co-directors Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead, Nacho Vigalondo (TIMECRIMES),  Marcel […]

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10 Horror Icons That Deserve Action Figures

On a recent episode of Killer POV, the podcast I co-host with Fangoria’s Rebekah McKendry and Inside Horror’s Elric Kane, we tackled the topic of “Childhood Obsessions,” and that led to discussing our desire as young budding horror fans to obtain any toys we could get our hands on based upon some of our favorite […]

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A Look Back At: John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES

John Carpenter is one of the greatest directors of all time, but you already knew that. Is there a more influential director that has transcended genres with such ease, all the while creating massively iconic characters and becoming a “master of horror” in the process? A director who’s scores you can play on loop and […]

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90′s HORROR KID TV SPOTLIGHT: EERIE, INDIANA

(Author’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series where BJ Colangelo takes a trip down memory lane and talks about the kid friendly horror TV shows from the 1990s/early 2000s that helped shape her into the horror loving fangirl she is today.) NBC ruled Saturday mornings from 1991-1992 with EERIE, INDIANA a show I […]

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Natty’s Top Five Mothers In Horror!

We all love our mothers, and sometimes we make jokes about loving our friends’ mothers.  Especially able to be loved, are matriarchs in horror films. The bad ones make us appreciate the moms that we were given. Even if my mother didn’t understand my obsession with wanting to dress up like Kurt Cobain every day in Junior High, at […]