Police procedurals are nothing new when it comes to television, going all the way back to the 1960’s and even before. So with series like Law and Order, CSI, NCIS (and all of their collective spinoffs), and Criminal Minds, audiences were certainly familiar with crime thrillers about serial killers and the teams that try to apprehend them. However, when The Following premiered in January of … Continue reading “The Following” 10 Years Later – A Violent Series Audiences Weren’t Ready For
Winner of the Big 5 at the Oscars (Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Actor, and Actress), Silence of the Lambs remains one of the most iconic horror films of all time. Not only did it achieve Academy recognition (which never happens), but the American Film Institute ranked Hannibal Lector as the #1 movie villain of all time. However, that movie (and book) was not the first … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Red Dragon”
Horror villains come in many shapes, sizes, styles. From the wisecracking serial killers like Chucky and Freddy Krueger, to the strong silent slashers like Michael Myers, Jason Vorhees, and Leatherface, to the demonic forces of nature like Pinhead, Pazuzu, and the devil himself. But when it comes to the most intelligent and intellectual villains, there are a distinct two that come to mind. One is … Continue reading Hannibal vs. Jigsaw: Who’s the Ultimate Horror Mastermind?