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  There’s a saying that goes “The only thing certain in life is death and taxes!” Unless, of course, you’re an immortal vampire! Have YOU ever thought about living…forever? While it sound appealing, there are a few drawbacks… No reflection, no
  The fear of what lurks outside your window at night or what’s making that sound under your bed can be crippling. We tell ourselves there’s nothing to be afraid of, but there is nothing rational about the terror we feel. It Is Everything! It’s
  Award shows… You either love ’em or hate ’em. But despite your feelings for them, they do serve a purpose and that’s giving the art and craft of film and filmmaking the attention and accolades they deserve. All film except horror, that is. Sa
  Horror is in our blood. We live it. Breathe it. Devour it. If you’ve listened to our show before you know how obsessed we are with the genre in all its forms. So join us now as we share a little more of what horror means to us and what you ca
  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about Halloween. The month of October has turned into its own celebration for most of us horror lovers. As a matter of fact, I personally have a saying
  The phrase “Hollywood has run out of ideas” has been used a lot over the last few decades by movie fans. With studios cranking out lackluster sequels, prequels, re-imaginings, reboots and remakes, it’s no wonder cinema goers have become jaded
  Mixing genres isn’t as easy as one might think. Like Comedy and Drama…do you balance the two or will your story be heavier on one side or the other? Historical and Romance…my wife’s book collection only proves that it can be done. Western and
  It’s a shame that the horror genre gets overlooked when it comes to receiving praise. Sure, now and then a film will come along and get attention, but because it’s more art piece than freak show, the actual horror aspects are ignored and repl
  Horror and Science Fiction, when done right, can depict some bone chilling scenarios. Take the fears of a person, a community or even a species and add the words What If…well, that’s just the perfect recipe for pure terror. A beloved subgenre
  The act of dreaming is an important part of our sleeping habits. Dreams are thought of as the brain’s way of helping us decompress from the days trials and tribulations. But not all sleep is restful. Sometimes dreams have a nasty habit of goi
  A film adaptation of a book, especially one that’s over a thousand pages, is hard to pull off. Fans of the source material want to see the story unfold like it did when they were reading the book, but most of the time what they end up with is
  Imagine, if you will, a world without the internet.  Where information on your favorite horror films and monsters was NOT right at your fingertips.  A time when seeing your favorite monster movies a second time proved more than difficult, it
  Behind the scenes, there are a few rules filmmakers have to follow to appease the studio execs and censors. Some are as silly as the number of curse words used by a main character, while others are as arbitrary as how much side boob is consid
As children, after watching a horror film, our minds would race with the concept of “what if I was in the movie?” Closing ourselves off in our rooms to pretend we were playing hide and seek with a Gremlin. Racing back and forth across the yard,
The Academy Awards. Oscar. The oldest and most respected Entertainment Award ceremony out there. Often referred to as “The Super Bowl of the Movie Industry”.  Some of the greatest films ever made have been recognized by Hollywood’s highest hono
It’s often credited as the first “monster” book. The granddaddy of all monsters.  A novel that dared to ask the questions of not only the moral implications of “playing God” but also what is the purpose of life?  What basic human needs are most
In the age of reboots, remakes and reimaginings, a very crucial piece of storytelling is, most of the time, overlooked…Legacy. When writers and filmmakers ignore the legacy of the horror property they intend to “refresh”, the end product usuall
As children of the 80’s, our imaginations propelled us into great adventures. Fighting against a Galactic Empire in a galaxy far, far away? Yep. Learning to “Never Say Die” as we hunt for pirate treasure through booby trapped caves? Of course.
There’s something frightening about trends. One day, it’s just a random blip on your social media news feed. The next day, everyone is dumping buckets of ice water on themselves while they try on flesh colored leggings and chewing on packets of
Everyone has an opinion. In the world of film, “critics” are tasked with giving us a well rounded look at the upcoming feature we may or may not be interested in seeing. Horror always seems to get the short end of the stick due to its basic nat
Remember when The Wizard Of Oz would air on television once a year and if you missed it, you were shit out of luck? It was the same with the Christmas specials. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and A Charlie Brown Christmas. I
  Stephen King has long been labeled the modern day Master of the Macabre, even though not all of his novels and short stories are considered horror. But because the majority of his body of work does exist in the realm of nightmare fueled, scre
Viral Outbreaks. Bio-Terrorism. Deforming Mutations. Flesh-Craving Zombies. All of these things are synonymous with the Resident Evil film series. A film series based (loosely) on a successful video game franchise of the same name. A film serie
Nothing is sacred! Everything old is new again! Hollywood has raped my childhood! Whenever we here any of these statements uttered by our family, friends or co-workers, it can only mean one thing…REMAKES! Sadly, Horror seems to be the genre stu
The most important thing in any type of relationship is trust. We trust our parents when they tell us “There’s no such thing as monsters.” We trust our friends and loved ones when they tell us “There’s nothing wrong.” But what if that trust is
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