Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Is The Age Of The Scream Queen Dead?

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When I was younger the term 'Scream Queen' was not a title you gave yourself, it was a title you earned and was given to you by fans of the Horror genre. For a while I've been pondering the question, " Is the age of the Scream Queen dead?" Here's my thought's on it.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Horror Review: 28 Days Later (2002)

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Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

Saturday, 25 February 2012

"SAW" Franchise Review

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For a while now I've been doing Horror movie franchise reviews for the website SomeWhatNerdy. Well this month I have been reviewing the "SAW" franchise. It was great to look back over one of my favourite Horror series.

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Why You Shouldn't Avoid Subtitled Horror

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I think it's a fair statement to make when I say Hollywood Horror is dying. With it's abundance of remakes and watered down films it's no surprise.

Monday, 20 February 2012

Horror Review: Hell Night (1981)

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Before being able to join Alpha Sigma Rho fraternity and its sister sorority, four pledges must spend the night in Garth Manor, twelve years to the day after the previous resident murdered his entire family. Some, however, say that one member of the Garth family survived, and still resides somewhere in the now-deserted mansion.

Saturday, 18 February 2012

The 80's: A Fans Point Of View: Part 1

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Anyone who knows me knows that I'm a HUGE fan of the late 70's and 80's Horror films. Unfortunately being born in the 80s I missed it all. That doesn't stop me from talking to older fans about what it was like to be there, experiencing it first hand. So I decided to get 4 Horror fans together who had been there and interview them and see if the 80's was truly a golden era for Horror or just a big hype. 

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Bad Casting Choices

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When it comes to casting actors for a film it doesn't always go right, over the years there has been some awful choices that have been made. Sometimes you're left wondering how a certain person got a film role. So here's a list of just some of my choices of some bad casting:

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Horror Review: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

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A decades old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Victor Salva: Should He Still Be Making Films?

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Victor Ronald Salva, born March 29, 1958, is an American film director. He has been making films since he was just 12 years old. One of his favorite pastimes as a kid was watching Creature Features on television and is a self-confessed "Jaws baby".

Friday, 10 February 2012

Our Obsession With Serial Killers

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There's no doubting that the world is a scary place, and that people are even scarier. When it comes to serial killers it not just Horror fans who are intrigued, it's the whole world. We want to know what makes them tick, why they did what they did. The thing I've always found the most frightening is the fact that this person could be your next door neighbour, a relative, a friend........ANYONE!

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Horror Review: Chillerama (2011)

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It's the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons. Four films so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil until this very night!

Monday, 6 February 2012

Where Are They Now?: #6

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Does this guy look familiar to you?

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Icon Of The Month: Caroline Munro

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That's right, this month the gorgeous Caroline Munro is my icon of the month. The star of both b-movie Horror and Hammer Horror is loved by many in the Horror genre, the Sci-Fi genre and even the action genre.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Horror Review: The Lazarus Stone (2011)

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One of the great things about the internet is the fact that talented writers can put their stuff out there for us to read when we might not have had the chance to before. Author "Suzi M" is one of these people.