Tag Archives: Horror

October Countdown: Suspiria (1978)

Our October Countdown of Halloween Horrors old and new, famous and forgotten, continues with:

September 30: Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural (JD)

October 6: Suspiria (Alex)
October 7: The Seventh Victim (JD)

October 13: Friday the 13th-a “Make Me Watch It” Podcast (Blaine)
October 14: Hereditary (JD)

October 20: Hausu (Alex)
October 21: Eye of the Devil (JD)

October 27: A Quiet Place (JD)
October 28: Alone in the Dark (JD)

October 31: Halloween 2018 (JD)
Return of the Living Dead (JD)

We continue with a film that introduced Dario Argento to fans of horror outside of fans of Giallo, and which is getting a remake due to be released this November. Continue reading →

RIP Wes Craven, Master of Horror

Wes_CravenOne of the most influential people in horror is now gone. Director and writer Wes Craven died on August 30, 2015 from brain cancer.

The genesis of many a sleepless night, Craven was the man behind the original Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream series.

Rest in Peace, Wes.

No really, I mean that.

Halloween Review – John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Greetings ghouls and ghosts. It’s time for the final installment of our Halloween horror film reviews for this year. A few years ago I took a look at the final part of what John Carpenter calls his “Apocalypse Trilogy” with In the Mouth of Madness. This year I’m taking a look at the beginning of that series with one of the entrants in the Greatest Science Fiction Film tournament – John Carpenter’s remake of The Thing.
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