20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 2”

If you’ve even driven on a highway behind a large truck carrying logs or some other load like it, you probably immediately merged into another lane.  And you probably did so because of one iconic scene in Final Destination 2. One scene alone managed to traumatize an entire generation, and remains one of the highlights in horror movie history.  So in honor of its 20th … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 2”

30 Fun Facts About “Candyman”

When it comes to horror villains, there are few that have the elegance, grace, or tragedy as Candyman.  Much like the character himself, the film has always had a haunting and hypnotic quality to it.  While Candyman is often grouped together with slasher villains like Freddy Krueger or Jason Vorhees, he’s honestly much closer to that of Dracula and Frankentstein’s monster in terms of tone … Continue reading 30 Fun Facts About “Candyman”

25 Fun Facts About “Wishmaster”

Because of Disney movies like Aladdin and sitcoms like I Dream of Jeannie, our perception of genies is that of a fun, lovable being capable of befriending humans and granting them wishes.  However, the original mythos from which genies derive is far more dark and disturbing.  1997’s Wishmaster tapped into that, in a largely overlooked horror/fantasy that’s not half bad upon rewatch 25 years later.  … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Wishmaster”

Candyman 1992 vs. 2021

The long anticipated reboot/sequel of Candyman has finally been released, after a mountain of delays.  The Jordan Peele produced and Nia DaCosta directed film has been making waves on the internet, and holds the distinction of the first time in history that a film directed by a black woman opened at #1 at the box office. So with all the buzz around the new movie … Continue reading Candyman 1992 vs. 2021

Universal Drops New Trailer for “Candyman”

Just two months shy of its release date in August (which has been postponed several times), audiences were finally treated to a new trailer for the Jordan Peele produced, Nia DaCosta directed Candyman reboot! New Origins Showing much more detail about the plot, this new trailer delves into a seemingly updated version of Candyman’s backstory, suggesting that this film is a hard reboot rather than … Continue reading Universal Drops New Trailer for “Candyman”

15 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 3”

There’s no horror franchise quite like Final Destination.  Most other slashers involved a character chasing and killing everyone, but here it’s death itself that’s the villain.   It’s all the more terrifying because how inevitable death truly is.  So it’s no surprise that this series took off the way that it did. The first film made us afraid to fly, the second caused us to be … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “Final Destination 3”

“Tales from the Hood 3” – Movie Review

Taking a much shorter hiatus between sequels this time, Tales from the Hood 3 continues the tradition of weaving an anthology of horror tales that play out like morality fables inspired by real world social issues, particularly those prominent in the black community. The original sadly didn’t do well back in 1995, but has since become a cult classic (you can check out our piece … Continue reading “Tales from the Hood 3” – Movie Review

Why “Hatchet” is the Perfect Franchise for Horror Fans

The 80’s was definitely the era of the slasher film. After a decade of dominating the horror landscape, they began to fall into mediocrity among fans in the 90’s. While Scream helped revive them for a brief time, they never really regained the status they once had. The 2000’s certainly has had its fair share of slashers released here and there. But as far as … Continue reading Why “Hatchet” is the Perfect Franchise for Horror Fans

20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination”

There have been a great many iconic horror movie villains, but none are as pervasive, or inevitable as death itself.  And that was the very real fear that Final Destination first tapped into, upon its release 20 years ago. So, as the world self-quarantines and lives in fear of a virus, let’s all be afraid of elaborate, over the top ways to die, and celebrate … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Final Destination”