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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It’s true.. Get ready.. Anthony Hopkins regrets reprising his role as Hannibal Lector in both HANNIBAL and RED DRAGON.. And I could not agree more.  Deep down, I know you do too. Call me crazy. But here’s my thoughts.. Neither film was worthwhile.. Neither film was memorable.. and neither film was necessary. He was interviewed […]

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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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The horror world shocked. Wes Craven dead this Sunday night after a battle with brain cancer.. He was 76. And he changed the landscape of cinema.. He forever altered pop culture with his HILLS that had eyes and Freddy that stalked dreams in NIGHTMARES. He gave us SCREAMs.. and endless movie marathon nights with his […]

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Horror movie inspired by real Isla Vista killings sparks outrage, and a petition to stop the release Director Shaun Hart writes, “While I do admit there is the connection of Santa Barbara, this film is not about Elliot Rodger” /// MORE.. 20,000 sign petition to stop release of DEL PLAYA.. This type of event should […]

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