Tag Archives: Horror

Roger Ebert and Horror Movies

It’s no secret that the horror genre and film critics rarely mesh well together.  As horror fans, we typically use the argument that critics just don’t “get” the appeal of horror films.  In many ways, I think that’s a valid argument. Continue reading

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14 annoying horror movie victims we were actually glad to see die …

We spend quite a bit of time in horror films rooting for people to survive, hoping they’ll outsmart the psycho with the knife or outrun the monster or overcome the zombie horde. But sometimes there are those characters that we actively (and happily) root against, those characters so disruptive, so grating, so just plain annoying that we can’t wait to watch them meet their ends. Sometimes the character is obnoxious because he or she is written that way, and the acting is good enough to make us believe it. Continue reading

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Bruce Campbell on Horror Films and Great Filmmaking

Bruce Campbell is the freakin’ man! I love listening to this guy talk; it’s always entertaining. Continue reading

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The 13 Worst Horror Movies Of 2012

Alright, confession time – I never really WANT to write a “Worst Of” horror list because I try to find value in every horror movie, and it’s always easy to pick on the weak. Continue reading

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The Best Horror Films of 2012

2012 was a year notable for how few of the horror films were notable.  A couple excelled, and a couple outright stank, but most were middle-of-the-pack affairs.  As with previous years, I didn’t bother too much with Hollywood horror sequels and remakes; hopefully you spent your time searching for old films unseen, overseas films, and indie attractions.  Continue reading

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Top Rated Horror Movies

With Halloween just about here—it’s time for a scary movie or two.  Me?  I love the old classics with the late Boris Karloff and Lon Chaney—movies like “The Mummy” “The Wolfman,” and the original “Frankenstein.”  They were not super scary, but enough to keep you on your toes.  Everybody has a certain point of view when it comes to horror movies. Some like slasher pics, others like psychological thrillers. And, still others, love the classics. Continue reading

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7 Iconic Horror Movie Weapons

In the realm of the horror film, if the villain doesn’t have massive claws and teeth, then they’re going to need some serious hardware to do their killing. This is a list of some of the most memorable killing implements in horror movie history. Michael Myers – Kitchen Knife Let’s get the obvious entries out the way first Continue reading

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