Leatherface

[Reviews]

A Taste of Texas Part 4

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. The year was 1986, and it was coming. My first indication of it was not Fangoria, surprisingly enough. I used to devour each issue as it came out, but for some reason the only store near me that carried it was getting shorted its copies or not getting it at all,

[Reviews]

A Taste of Texas Part 2

Terror in the Aisles. That was the film which pushed my obsession with Texas Chainsaw Massacre into a full-blown case of fanaticism. Released in 1984, Terror in the Aisles was a horror documentary of sorts. Donald Pleasence and Nancy Allen took audiences on a tour of the best parts of horror movies, all while talking

[Movies]

Return of the Franchise Boogeymen! Part 1

My last post was all about some of the exciting genre films coming down the pipeline in 2017. Today, we’re digging a bit deeper into what is possibly a renaissance of the franchise boogeyman. That’s right, all your favorite psycho-killers are readying their big returns to the big screen (and for some, the small screen).

[Movies]

A Frightened Weapon: Exploring the Sympathetic Side of Leatherface

Losing a member of the horror community is like losing a member of your extended family, and all us here on HL were very saddened to hear the news that Gunnar Hansen passed away this past weekend at the age of 68. Though he starred in a handful of cult classics, Hansen was of course

[Collectibles]

Alien Feet and 3D Freddy Shirts: More Awesome Advertising from the Archive!

Welcome to my latest look at some classic horror and monster advertising from THE GOOD OLD DAYS! This week we travel back to the early 90s and dust off some adverts that were found within copies of the UK Aliens and Terminator monthly comic magazine. Each issue featured a warning on the cover confirming it

[Art]

Coolest Horror Images of the Week: 7/6-7/11 *COMIC-CON EDITION!*

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?! This weekend is of course the San Diego Comic-Con, and

[Books and Comics]

Horror Icons on Comics? We’ve Got it Covered

Horror icons and comic books, it’s been a tricky combination to make work over the years. In my younger days I was heavily involved in the world of comics, and as a lifelong horror fan it was always exciting when a publisher won the rights to produce a book based on one of the major

[Collectibles]

The Coolest Horror Toys Shown Off at Toy Fair 2015

The beauty of the internet is that you never really have to leave the house, in order to enjoy outside-the-house things. Take New York’s annual Toy Fair, for example. Sitting in my underwear, staring at my computer screen, I was able to take in all the sights of this past weekend’s event, while avoiding the