“The Howling” vs. “An American Werewolf in London”

It’s not very common that two classics featuring the same type of monster get released within mere months of each other.  But that was very much the case in 1981 when both Joe Dante’s The Howling and John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London both hit cinemas. Both films have certainly lived on to become well-loved classics, and while they are completely different in story, … Continue reading “The Howling” vs. “An American Werewolf in London”

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”

Cursed Films: “The Crow/Twilight Zone: The Movie” Review

Shudder’s final two episodes of their intriguing docuseries Cursed Films deal with tragic on set accidents that resulted in the loss of life. Unlike the supposed supernatural curses associated with The Exorcist, The Omen, and Poltergeist, the disastrous events on the sets of Twilight Zone: The Movie and The Crow were the direct results of mishaps on set. And perhaps that’s the real curse. Real … Continue reading Cursed Films: “The Crow/Twilight Zone: The Movie” Review