Creepshow (1982)

Comedy Horror: LOL! You’re Killing Me!

Comedy Horror Films – More than Just a Scary Clown  Does placing the word comedy in front of the word horror make sense? It does if you’re making a killer comedy horror film! Comedy horror is one of the best oxymorons! Indeed, it ranks at the top! Among such greats … Continue reading

The Human Centipede (2009)

Gore Horror – Delightfully Disgusting!

The Perfect Recipe for Gore Horror! Horror films cover many genres. Within each genre, there should be plenty of scares, buckets of blood, or both, and of course, the completely unexpected moments that startle the pants off the audience. But what about the best gore horror movies? Films featuring limbs … Continue reading

Friday the 13th (1980)

Slasher Horror Reigns Supreme!

The Infamous Slashers A handful of well-known names spring to mind when slasher horror films come up in conversation. It’s knives out!  There’s fan-favorite Michael Meyers. The asylum-escapee ruins Halloween (1978) for the town of Haddonfield. Jason Voorhees, the boy everybody loved to tease. Chasing unlucky sexed-up camp counselors with … Continue reading

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Hold it Steady! Found Footage Horror 

The Revival of Found Footage At the turn of the 21st Century, a brilliantly simple low-budget film was made. Three student filmmakers, searching for clues to an urban legend. Wandering in the Black Hills of Maryland, the trio goes missing. After their equipment is discovered, the footage reveals a terrifying … Continue reading

Midsommar (2019)

Psychological Horror: Madness & Mindgames

The “Psycho” in Psychological Horror Movies   What makes a “psycho” in a psychological horror film so memorable? We find psychotic characters so fascinating. Interestingly, a sociopath is groomed to be difficult and manipulative. Psychopaths are born. What seems like an innocent summer getaway to a village of the sun, … Continue reading

Frankenstein (1910)

Body Horror. How Repulsive!

The Invention of Body Horror   Inventor Thomas Edison was a man of many talents. Most people don’t know he was also a movie producer. No surprise, his films were made using a motion picture camera he invented. Whether by accident or on purpose, he also became the inventor of … Continue reading

Chucky And Andy (Alex Vincent) In Child's Play (1988) Movie Screenshot

Do you love scary horror movies? Find out why

I love scary horror movies. As a kid, I was always instructed to go with a friend, but had to be chaperoned by an older sibling. The narrative with my parents was that we were “going to see” a Muppets movie or Disney classic. Speaking to a G-rated film didn’t … Continue reading