A ghost playing piano

Unforgettable Horror Movie Music

Was it the Movie or the Music?                                 Unforgettable horror movie music; it makes you jump out of your seat, shout uncontrollably, or squeeze all the life, blood, and feeling out of the person’s hand next to you. Above all, it’s what good horror films strive to impart. To shroud us … Continue reading

The Wolfman (2010) Screenshot

The Worst Horror Remakes 

Yuck! This Horror Remake is Awful… The worst horror remakes. In fact, throughout the history of cinema, critics and fans alike have often stated that a horror film “is so bad it’s good. You have to see it!” If you’re guilty of falling into the dud-turned-cult-classic horror movie trap, don’t worry, all is … Continue reading

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The Top 20 Horror Remakes You Must See

The Best Reimagined Horror At the mere mention of a “must-see” horror remake some launch into critical commentary. Undoubtedly, others say it all with an eye roll or facial twitch. As a result, of the myriad opinions, getting everyone at the table to agree on the order by which the … Continue reading

An American Werewolf in London (1981) screenshot

Horror Reimagined – Remake it or Don’t?

The Key Elements   The last words of the infamous godfather of horror, Edgar Allen Poe, were, “Lord, help my poor soul.” No director should feel that way going into a film project, especially a horror remake. So, defining which key elements to extract for a reimagined horror film is consideration … Continue reading

Horror Remakes – Magnificent or Shameful?

The Horror Remake Code of Conduct Horror remakes can provoke a considerable amount of eyebrow-raising. The critical fallout of a modern horror remake can be a swift brutal blow to the director, actors, and studio. It can end the movie’s run within a week of opening. The original black and … Continue reading

The Shining (1980), at a Drive-In

Drive-in Horror part II: After Midnight

Drive-In Horror After Midnight It was hard enough to fool our parents; making them believe we were going to the mall to see an ‘approved” movie. Even harder was figuring out how to go to the drive-in horror after midnight. How to sneak back into the house undetected around 3:00 … Continue reading

Halloween (1978)

🎃Halloween Horror Warriors Viewing Guide 2021

It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good scare. Are you a Halloween horror warrior? Everyone Halloween lover craves getting scared. And loves horror movies! Halloween warriors are also highly subjective towards the genre. Especially to what makes a horror film great. For some, it’s the perfect blend of scared witless, … Continue reading

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Horror at The Drive-In Movie Theater

Horror at the Drive-in Movie Theater. As a teenager in the 80s, I spent many long, summer afternoons plotting with friends to meet up and spend an evening at the movies. And I spent many nights watching horror under the stars at the drive-in Movie theater. To meet up and … Continue reading

Godzilla (2014)

The Origins of Monster Horror

Monster Horror. Origins, Classics & Evolution Introductions! The origin of monster horror is central to who we are as a species. Monsters mirror the trials we face. Monsters challenge our fragile grip on the world. Let’s look at the monster horror genre and some of the most infamous antagonists. The … Continue reading

Goodnight Mommy (2014)

Monster Horror & The “Family Dynamic”

Defining Monster Horror Monster horror can be defined in two ways. An animal of terrifying shape, like the creature portrayed in the space horror Life (2017). Or, like one who wanders away from their normal behavior, as portrayed in the German horror film Goodnight Mommy (2014) Sure, monsters huff and puff. … Continue reading