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A Question of Violence: Part Three

Before reading this column, I suggest you read part one and part two of it. It will help give the following some perspective. I have theorized that the violence against women found in many horror movies is meant to garner sympathy for the female character. So why is it that it is a male character

A Question of Violence: Part One

As a writer who not only writes horror, but also writes about it, I get asked a lot of questions about the nuances of horror. I am often asked why characters in horror movies do stupid things such as going into the basement, why there has to be so many sequels, and the often polarizing

Halloween 2016 Countdown : 31 Years Of Horror – 2012

31 days. 31 years. 5 movies per year! That’s the challenge a good friend presented me with recently, and I NEVER back down from a challenge! (well, nearly never!) Every day through October I will be pondering and revealing my 5 favorite horror and monster movies from 1985 right up to 2016. When I was

The 10 Most Awesome Images Found On Social Media – Week #1

We live in a social media obsessed society, and whether we like it or not, our days are ruled over by things like Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and Instagram. As someone who writes for a living, and therefore spends most of his days sitting at home on the computer, I know this all too well. To