35 Fun Facts About “Beetlejuice”

While technically not quite a horror film, Beetlejuice has certainly left its mark in the horror community.  The truth is, it’s a difficult film to place in just one genre because it’s so unique and creative.  Decades later and you can still find memorabilia of it all over Hot Topic, Spencer’s, and horror conventions. And at those very same conventions, there’s never a shortage of … Continue reading 35 Fun Facts About “Beetlejuice”

30 Groovy Facts About “Army of Darkness”

There are few horror franchises that masterfully blend gruesome horror with goofy comedy (without it being terrible) the way that Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead series does.  It’s also one of the only horror franchises where the character that fans love and follow sequel after sequel is the hero rather than the villain. Spanning a film trilogy, a 2013 remake, a TV series sequel and another … Continue reading 30 Groovy Facts About “Army of Darkness”

20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 2”

If you’ve even driven on a highway behind a large truck carrying logs or some other load like it, you probably immediately merged into another lane.  And you probably did so because of one iconic scene in Final Destination 2. One scene alone managed to traumatize an entire generation, and remains one of the highlights in horror movie history.  So in honor of its 20th … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 2”

30 Fun Facts About “Leprechaun”

The early 90s was certainly a strange time for slashers.  The titan franchises like Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street had delved far into diminishing returns with their umpteenth sequels, and Scream would not breathe fresh life into the subgenre until 1996. The subsequent years gave birth to the only horror franchise associated with St. Patrick’s Day in March (despite being released in … Continue reading 30 Fun Facts About “Leprechaun”

10 Fun Facts About “Texas Chainsaw 3D”

Nearly a year ago, 2022’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre attempted to capture the Halloween (2018) magic with a legacy “requel” which served as a direct sequel to the original film, ignoring all the movies in between.  Elderly Leatherface was met with a much less enthusiastic return than elderly Michael Myers had been, however this wasn’t the first time that this franchise had attempted a brand new … Continue reading 10 Fun Facts About “Texas Chainsaw 3D”

15 Fun Facts About “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Horror musicals are a very specific and fun subgenre that can be appealing to horror fans who love music and theater fans who love things dark and disturbing.  And there is perhaps no more famous horror stage play than that of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”. For years, there were rumors of a potential film adaptation, which finally came to … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

15 Fun Facts About “I Am Legend”

Richard Matheson’s 1954 novel “I Am Legend” is considered by many to be among the first examples of post-apocalyptic media.  Featuring a character who’s completely alone in a world full of monsters, it’s quite the horrifying story that also makes you think. George A. Romero even cited the novel as a major inspiration for his 1968 zombie classic, Night of the Living Dead.  The 2007 … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “I Am Legend”

25 Fun Facts About “Alien Resurrection”

The Alien franchise is one that has seen incredibly high highs (like Alien and Aliens), and incredibly low lows (like AVP: Requiem and Alien Covenant).  But one entry that’s often caught somewhere in the middle of being praised and hated is 1997’s Alien Resurrection. While most fans agree that Alien 3 and Resurrection weren’t on par with the first two, these movies have many defenders … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Alien Resurrection”

40 Fun Facts About “The House on Sorority Row”

Following the success of Halloween, the slasher subgenre saw a massive boom in the late 1970s/early 1980s.  Every holiday was getting its own slasher, as were summer camps, of course college campuses.  The entire slasher model was based around a killer killing off young people, so colleges seemed like the perfect place to set them. One such result was 1982’s House of Sorority Row.  A … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About “The House on Sorority Row”

15 Fun Facts About “30 Days of Night”

There’s long been a debate among genre fans as to whether or not vampires should be romantic and sexy or monstrous and terrifying.  The late 00s/early 10s saw a boom of the former with franchises like Twilight and TV shows like The Vampire Diaries.  But once such piece of vampire media that kept the grotesque, monstrous approach was 2007’s 30 Days of Night. Set in … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “30 Days of Night”