45 Surreal Facts About “Suspiria”

Often referred to as the “Italian Hitchcock”, there is perhaps no more iconic Italian horror director that Dario Argento.  Beloved for his giallo classics of the 70s and 80s, and tolerated for his less than stellar movies of the last decade, there’s no denying his influence on modern horror. And of that influence, there is one film that remains his crowning achievement, the one that … Continue reading 45 Surreal Facts About “Suspiria”

25 Magical Facts About “The Craft”

For many teenagers, high school can be an absolutely terrifying experience.  Between dealing with hormones, social pressure, trouble at home, and outright bullying from other students, who hasn’t wished for a boost of power during that time? Perhaps that’s why The Craft resonated so much with young audiences 25 years ago.  It was empowering and exciting to see four teenage girls use witchcraft to stand … Continue reading 25 Magical Facts About “The Craft”

“The Pale Door” – Movie Review

Horror and Western are two genres that don’t often go together.  However, when done right, it can be fun like Tremors, and thrilling like From Dusk Till Dawn.  The latest Shudder exclusive, The Pale Door blends its Western setting with witchcraft and in doing so, creates something unique to both subgenres. The Switched Witch We begin with a lovable group of misfit outlaws who resort … Continue reading “The Pale Door” – Movie Review

“The Lords of Salem”: Rob Zombie’s Strangest, Most Fascinating Movie

Rob Zombie is definitely a subgenre on his own.  Known for his hyper-violent, hyper-vulgar, and hyper-grotesque everything, his films usually fall into the brutally gory slasher genre.  But, citing old school classic horror as an inspiration, they’ve always had a sense of surrealist style to them. And no film of his captures this style quite like 2012’s The Lords of Salem.  It has all the … Continue reading “The Lords of Salem”: Rob Zombie’s Strangest, Most Fascinating Movie

“The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”: Part 3 Review

The trailers (including a catchy music video) promised us that we’d see hell, and on that promise, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina more than delivers with its latest installment of episodes!  Much like Part 2 however, there’s a lot that really works, and unfortunately there’s some that really doesn’t.  So let’s take a closer look at Part 3 of the series about our beloved teenage … Continue reading “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”: Part 3 Review

The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”

For nine seasons, American Horror Story has been telling a variety of horror stories in a myriad of different subgenres.  While each year gave the series a chance to do something new with its recurring cast of actors, it was also quietly weaving an interconnected tapestry that would rival the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’ve seen major crossover events, such as the entire season of Apocalypse, … Continue reading The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”

Ranking Every Season of “American Horror Story” (Including “1984”)

They say you can tell a lot about a person based on which season of American Horror Story is their favorite.  And while there may be some truth to that, we can all agree the series has had some high points, as well as some lows over the past nine years. So we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the … Continue reading Ranking Every Season of “American Horror Story” (Including “1984”)