Horror movies during the Trump years W MAGAZINE has a very good article running: Why horror movies will be the best art during the Trump Administration.. Author Max Lackin writes in part, Get Out subverts the home invasion genre’s classics like Friday the 13th and Scream—here, the menace is what’s already residing inside the white […]

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One of my favorite horror movies is Jeepers Creepers.  Despite the questionable directorial career of Victor Salva, I thought he made a film–even almost 2 decades later!– has withstood the test of time. In the film, a brother and sister casually and calmly drive on long country roads. Very soon to the movie, a truck […]

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SLATE has a review of the new January horror movie THE FOREST. I didn’t get the warm and fuzzies from the David Ehrlich piece, he really hated the movie. I am not going to see it most likely, but I bet people will. There is something always successful when you consider January horror. It’s the […]

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KRAMPUS has been getting negative reviews.. nasty tomatoes thrown from some critics, even. Both professional and amateur movie reviewers alike have presented a mixed bag of thoughts regarding this film. But I never care about reviews until I actually see a film for myself.    There are a few Christmas films that stand out to […]

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Ever since childhood, I recall having horror movies somehow in my life. Pop cultural icons of the 1980s included HE-MAN and ALF, and Freddy Krueger as well. Entertainment news was saturated with the blood of slasher flicks. There was no escape. Nightmare on Elm Street had multiple parts. As did Jason Vorhees’ seemingly yearly trips […]

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WASHINGTON POST reports how Eli Roth plots a new way ahead for horror films.. » Good article. My thoughts: I may not always appreciate the actual type of horror given to us by Eli Roth, but it’s creative and new.. it’s also, as the WASHINGTON POST says, paving the way for horror films of the […]

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When I was a young pre-teen in the 1980s, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET part 3, the DREAM WARRIORS, sort of changed my conception of horror.. it became campy, silly and fun.. Yes, Freddy was a menacing creature, whose background was that of a child molester and killer, but somehow Robert Englund turned Wes Craven’s character […]

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