Days of the Dead: Linda Blair, Doug Bradley & John A. Russo Discuss Women...

The Days of the Dead Horror Convention was held in Atlanta on Feb. 3rd through the 5th. For three days, horror fans were given...
Dr. Loomis

Why ‘Halloween’ Should Move on from Dr. Loomis

In light of the announcement that David Gordon Green and Danny McBride are bringing Halloween back to life alongside Blumhouse and the legendary John...

Sissy Spacek & Piper Laurie Shine in Stephen King’s Carrie (1976)

As a woman myself, I always try to celebrate other women and their accomplishments every single day of the year. However, Women in Horror...
Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris Took the Road Less Traveled as 28 Days Later’s Heroine

The journey of a horror heroine can be formulaic. It’s not a hard and fast rule, but quite often we are presented with an...
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Super Bowl Sunday: The Most Horrifying Day Of My Life

  Sorry, but I have to start this article off with a shameless plug of self-promotion.  I write for a living.  While I freelance on...
Jennifer Kent Essie Davis Babadook

The Babadook: How Jennifer Kent and Essie Davis Rocked the Horror Genre

February is Women in Horror Month, so over the next few weeks, we'll be highlighting the women who have accomplished so much within our...
Dewey Riley

David Arquette’s Dewey Riley is the Unsung Hero of the ‘Scream’ Franchise

Scream is a franchise that paints its women with a strong, independent flourish of kickass brilliance. Sidney Prescott, who is arguably horror's greatest final...
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There Will Be Blood: How Daniel Plainview Rivals Horror’s Greatest Villains

There are few films outside of the horror genre as ominous and perpetually unsettling as Paul Thomas Anderson's 2007 historical drama, There Will Be...
Dean Winchester

Saving People, Hunting Things: Dean Winchester Turns 38!

Throughout my life, there have been many great television characters that I've become attached to. None, however, have meant as much to me as...

Train to Busan Delivers one of Horror’s Great Child Performances

Whether it’s a memorable line, an action sequence that takes your breath away or a performance that leaves you speechless, cinema is about moments...

Powerful Women in Horror: The Soska Sisters Are Paving A Bloody Road to Success

As a little girl, I grew up loving horror and everything about it. The blood, the gore, the screams, and the adrenaline rush that...
Queen of the Damned

How ‘Queen of the Damned’ is the ‘Saturday Night Fever’ for American Goth Culture

Consider these two films: 1977's Saturday Night Fever and 2002's Queen of the Damned. On the surface they seem like two entirely different films. One...
Snow-Themed Horror Films

Surviving a Blizzard: How Snow-Themed Horror Films Kept me Alive

Oh dear. There were several things I expected from Saturday morning, but this wasn't one of them. I planned to lounge around in my sweatpants...
M. Night Shyamalan

The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan is the poster child for interesting careers. Once poised to become the next legendary filmmaker, the writer/director eventually found himself in...

Filthy and Fine: Dana DeLorenzo is the Strongest Female Character on Television

If she were a final girl, Dana DeLorenzo would be You’re Next’s Sharni Vinson on steroids. Simply stated, and with apologies to Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia...
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When it Came to Hannibal Lecter, Mads Mikkelsen Stood Alone

With the role of Kaecilius in Marvel’s Doctor Strange and the on precipice of Star Wars’ introduction to Galen Erso, it has already been...
Killer Tomatoes

4 ‘Killer Tomatoes’ Movies in 4 Days: a Heroic Journey into Madness

Horror films have given audiences plenty of baddies to be scared of. We've been frightened by vampires, zombies, killer sharks and many others. But...

The ‘Friday the 13th’ Franchise’s One True Final Girl (Editorial)

When it comes to the term final girl, certain adjectives immediately jump to mind. To fulfill the role, one must possess intelligence, strength and...
Insane Clown Posse

Editorial: How Insane Clown Posse and the Dark Carnival Saved Me

Chances are that you've heard of them: Insane Clown Posse. The words "talentless" and "tasteless," among others, probably come to mind. Everyone is entitled...
Halloween: Resurrection

60 Thoughts I had While Watching ‘Halloween: Resurrection’

Welcome to the final installment of our history of 'Halloween' series! In this article, we're covering Halloween: Resurrection, the final film of the original Halloween franchise....