Is Horror Dead? – Part 4 (Slender Man)

So, for the past couple of years there has been some real abysmal horror movies, most recognizably The Bye-Bye Man, that are pretty much a Slender Man movie, but didn’t have the shame or self-loathing to actually call it that. Out of every studio, of course Sony Pictures would be the one to put slim... Continue Reading →

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Is Horror Dead? – Part 3 (Unsane)

When I first posed the question, I never meant for it to be rhetorical. While the current state of the genre is dreary, I’m not really here to answer that question for you, instead I’d rather lay out what’s coming out and give some thoughtful input to allow you to determine where you see the... Continue Reading →

Is Horror Dead? – Part 1 (The 1st Purge)

Chances are if you’ve seen a horror movie recently it was utterly horror-ible. What once was a genre of experimentation and resourcefulness is now an embarrassing label to give lazy and uninspired garbage. Pushing the envelope of crafting grotesque special effects or bizarre unsettling alterations to the film media has swiftly been replaced with obnoxiously... Continue Reading →

‘Bedeviled’ The 21st Century Boogieman

“I don’t fear death so much as I fear its prologues: loneliness, decrepitude, pain, debilitation, depression, senility. After a few years of those, I imagine death presents like a holiday at the beach” – Mary Roach Scary as that might be Mary, obviously you forgot about the true terror of life… a smart phone. Smartphones... Continue Reading →

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