In terms of horror trends the 00’s decade is mostly associated with ultra-violent and gory “torture porn” films like the Saw and Hostel series. However this very decade was also synonymous with another trend: American remakes of Asian horror films. Beginning with the massive success of The Ring in 2002, the next few years saw the release of others like The Grudge, One Missed Call, … Continue reading Why “The Ring” Still Holds Up 20 Years Later
There’s nothing horror fans love more than imagining their favorite characters facing off against one another. And with box office successes like Freddy vs. Jason, Alien vs. Predator, and Sadako vs. Kayako, there’s definitely money in it. Usually, the only real obstacle (besides getting enough buzz to greenlight it) is the fact that different characters and franchises are owned by different studios, and they don’t … Continue reading Awesome Horror Crossovers That Could (Technically) Happen
Pranks can be fun any time of year, but on April 1 every year, we’re encouraged to go all out (within reason). So as we all try to pass the time in quarantine, here are 10 horror inspired pranks to do this April Fools’ Day. Fear and laughter so often go hand-in-hand (as demonstrated perfectly by the filmography of Sam Raimi), so we thought this … Continue reading 10 Horror Movie Themed April Fools’ Pranks
With the newest installment to The Grudge (as well as 2017’s Rings) it seems that these two seemingly forgotten Japanese remake franchise still have some life (or death) left in them. While both left something to be desired in terms of reception and box office performance, both of these series were at the forefront of the Asian-Horror remake phase that was ever prevalent in the … Continue reading “The Ring” vs. “The Grudge”: Which is Better?