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Finding Fuchs Part 1 : HL Asks Joel Polis To Remember THE THING !

I’m going to keep this introduction short today, because what you are about to read below is just far too fascinating and awesome to be delayed by my urge to write ANOTHER love letter to John Carpenter. I could quite happily tap away on the keyboard and blast out two thousand words of worship right […]

John Carpenter’s ‘Lockout’ Lawsuit And The Strange Precedent It Sets

Around this time of the year, the name John Carpenter typically comes up in reference to Halloween, the 1978 horror classic that pretty much everyone on Earth revisits each and every October. But this year is a little bit different, as Carpenter-related conversation of a totally different sort has divided the internet in the wake […]

The Terminator: An ’80s Slasher Film Disguised As An ’80s Action Film

James Cameron’s Terminator franchise gets a fifth installment this week in the form of Terminator Genisys, which has a plot so confusing that I honestly can’t even keep track of what’s happening in the two-minute trailer. At this point, the franchise is such a mess that I’m not sure I’ll even bother heading out to […]

Anthology Rank: Body Bags (1993)

The year was 1993. With HBO knocking the horror anthology format straight out of the park with their EC Comics-based series Tales from the Crypt, competing network Showtime wanted their slice of the proverbial pie. And so they developed Body Bags, originally intended to be a television series that would deliver weekly tales of horror. […]

The Most Awesome Images of the Week: 11/24-11/28

We’ve reached the end of another week – thank god! – which means it’s time to once again take a look at the coolest, weirdest and/or most awesome images I’ve stumbled across on the internet this week. So let’s get right to it, shall we?! Wes Craven is one of those guys who totally ‘gets’ […]

All 10 Halloween Films: Rated from Worst to Best

Just finished watching the Complete Collection (Limited Deluxe Edition) of all the Halloween films to date, and all the special features and commentaries. I have to say this is one the best box set experiences I’ve ever had. While I’ve of course seen all of the movies many times over and over through the years […]

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My Favorite Horror Movie Moments Of All Time : Number 53 – The Thing

September is upon us, summer is slowly drifting away for another year and the countdown clock that silently ticks away at the top of this very page now tells me it is only 53 days until October 31st 2014. To celebrate the journey towards Halloween I’m going to do something I’ve wanted to attempt since […]

Five Upcoming Books You Might Want to Pre-Order

Looking to beef up your book collection and do a little reading this year? Here are five upcoming horror-themed books that we can guarantee you’ll want on your shelf! FANGORIA: COVER TO COVER – AUGUST 26TH It was way back in 1979 that the first issue of Fangoria hit newsstands, which means that the magazine […]