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
There’s truly no other filmmaker quite like Rob Zombie. Among horror fans, he’s either loved or hated, but either way, in elicits a strong reaction. Known for his ultra-violent, gritty, and graphic films, none are as iconic (or infamous) as The Devil’s Rejects. So in honor of its 15th anniversary today, we thought it would be fun to take a look at 15 brutal facts … Continue reading 15 Brutal Facts About “The Devil’s Rejects”
Fans of Joe Bob Briggs are celebrating at yesterday’s announcement that The Last Drive In will be getting a third season in 2021 (along with a summer special coming soon). The next season may still be 9+ months away, but it’s never too early to speculate. So we thought it would be fun to look at Shudder’s current inventory, and pick 15 movies that would … Continue reading 15 Movies We’d Love to See on “The Last Drive In” Season 3
Remakes and horror have always gone hand in hand. Many forget that even classics like David Cronenberg’s The Fly, John Carpenter’s The Thing, and even all of the Hammer monster classics were all remakes of decades-old classics. But for many, it seemed that 21st century was riddled with unnecessary remakes of beloved classics, particularly slashers. This resulted in iconic characters like Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, … Continue reading What’s the Best Slasher Remake?
Spanning 16 years, Rob Zombie’s Firefly family trilogy remains an iconic piece of modern grindhouse cinema. Each entry came at very different points in Zombie’s career, and each one means something different to audiences. Admittedly, this is completely subjective, but we still thought it would be fun to take a look at each film and pit them against each other to see which is the … Continue reading “House of 1000 Corpses” vs. “Devil’s Rejects” vs. “3 From Hell”
Known for his extreme violence and absolutely hostile characters, Rob Zombie has made a name for himself over the years; in both the worlds of heavy metal, and horror films. Part of what always set him apart is his uncompromising attitude to do things and make films his own way. Whether you’re a fan or not, you have to respect him for never selling out … Continue reading Ranking Every Rob Zombie Movie
It’s been 14 years since we last saw the Firefly family go to, what we believed was their death. However, Rob Zombie had something different in mind for these beloved characters as he’s brought them back after a long hiatus. It seems to be common trend in Hollywood these days, with filmmakers revisiting the same characters and stories that once made them famous. Sometimes it … Continue reading “3 From Hell” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)