Let’s get this out of the way right from the get-go: Robert Altman’s 3 Women is the best horror movie that you’ve probably never seen. It’s so good, in fact, that esteemed film critic Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times named it as his favorite film of 1977 (and that was the year Star Wars came out).
A little something for those of us with Halloween in our hearts . . .
Let’s talk, you and I. Let’s talk about fear. So starts Stephen King’s first collection of short stories, Night Shift. From telekinetic teenagers to monstrous creatures, King has written about […]
In the pantheon of 80s horror movies, Poltergeist is oft-overlooked. At a time when gore-filled slashers were in vogue—thanks in part to the success of the Friday the 13th and Halloween film series—Poltergeist relied on a simple, Grimms’ Fairy Tales-esque plot to deliver its frights. Exploring universal themes of love, death, and greed, Poltergeist is the rare family-horror film that doesn’t pander explicitly to children.
If you’re one of those people who claim they don’t like horror movies, then I’ve got three things to say to you: You’re full of bullstuff. You’re not foolin’ nobody. You’re […]
I think we can all agree the scarecrow sub genre could use more good stories.
They may seem like strange bedfellows, but comedy and horror go hand-in-hand. Some of the most revered horror movies of all time contain moments of extreme humor: Jack Torrance’s famous “Here’s Johnny!” […]
In Overlord, a squad of paratroopers is sent to destroy a German radio tower in an old church, but before they reach their destination, their plane is shot down. Only […]
Let me begin with an apology: this will be a profanity-laced, spoiler-filled review of mother! If that’s not your cup of tea then hit the back button, close your browser […]