15 Fun Facts About Saw II

There’s no denying that Saw is one of the most popular and influential modern horror franchises.  With a villain a fascinating as Jigsaw, it’s easy to see why.  The original Saw took the world by storm, and inspired an entire wave of new horror. For all its intrigue however, we really don’t get much of him in the first movie.  That all changed with Saw … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About Saw II

25 Fun Facts About “Vampire in Brooklyn”

The 90’s sure were a strange time.  After finishing up his involvement with the Nightmare on Elm Street series, but before Scream, Wes Craven directed a romantic vampire comedy starring a post-Beverly Hills Cop, pre-Shrek Eddie Murphy. Yes, that really happened, and the result is a very bizarre film, that’s quite fun if you’re in the right mood for it.  So in honor of its … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Vampire in Brooklyn”

In Defense of Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” Movies

There are few slasher films (or just overall horror films) more beloved than 1978’s Halloween.  Not only did it inspire the massive slasher boom of the 1980’s, but on its own, it’s a brilliant exercise in fear, tension, and suspense. And while it managed to spawn an entire an entire franchise of sequels, spinoffs, and remakes, not all of the following films are loved equally.  … Continue reading In Defense of Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” Movies

Recommendations from the Shudder Hotline – Week 4 (Oct 2020)

Unlike any other streaming service, Shudder continued its Halloween Hotline this week, with another hour window where fans could call and get personalized recommendations. We’ve called the last three weeks and got some awesome movie picks, so we thought it would be fun to do it again and here we are.  This week we asked Shudder curator Sam Zimmerman for the following recommendations: something demonic, … Continue reading Recommendations from the Shudder Hotline – Week 4 (Oct 2020)

“The Witches” (2020) – Movie Review

Following up a 90’s classic that scarred an entire generation is certainly no easy feat.  However, the beloved director of Back to the Future and Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis), along with 2 Oscar winners (Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer) and 1 Oscar nominee (Stanley Tucci) have the best chance of anyone. So how does 2020’s The Witches compare to its iconic original, and does it … Continue reading “The Witches” (2020) – Movie Review

Ranking Every “Tremors” Movie

Spanning 30 years, 7 movies, 3 centuries of setting, and 1 badass hero throughout, the Tremors franchise is one unlike any other.  Part Western/Action, part B-Movie Monster Horror, it’s a series that’s never taken itself too seriously and always managed to be fun. So with the release of Shrieker Island, which seems to be something of a finale for the franchise, we thought it would … Continue reading Ranking Every “Tremors” Movie

“32 Malasaña Street” – Movie Review

The haunted house genre remains one of the oldest staples of horror itself, dating back to things like Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher”.  In a more modern sense, they can challenging to pull off simply because they’ve been done to death (no pun intended). However with a strong sense of atmosphere, and a whole lot of dread, 32 Malasaña Street … Continue reading “32 Malasaña Street” – Movie Review

15 Fun Facts About “2001 Maniacs”

Small creepy towns with a secret have always gone hand-in-hand with horror movies.  Originally intended to be made in 2001, 2005’s 2001 Maniacs takes this concept and puts a comedic spin on it.  So in honor of the 15th anniversary of its US Premiere today, we thought it would be fitting to look at 15 fun facts about 2001 Maniacs! 1. The role of Mayor … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “2001 Maniacs”

“Tremors: Shrieker Island” – Movie Review

30 years, 7 movies, 3 species, and 1 badass hero throughout, Tremors has been a franchise unlike any other.  The series returned just in time for Halloween with a seventh (and possible final) installment, Tremors: Shrieker Island. Don Michael Paul, who previously directed the fifth and sixth movies returns, along with Michael Gross’ Burt Gummer to give us another fun adventure, this time with a … Continue reading “Tremors: Shrieker Island” – Movie Review

30 Fun Facts About “Night of the Living Dead” (1990)

Horror fans seem to have love/hate relationship with remakes.  They’re often seen as unnecessary cash grabs, and it’s always heartbreaking to see them done without the involvement (or even at the protest of) the original creators, such as 2019’s Child’s Play. However, one such remake that remains a special case is 1990’s Night of the Living Dead.  Largely made because George A. Romero didn’t make … Continue reading 30 Fun Facts About “Night of the Living Dead” (1990)