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Fall Horror Preview: What to Watch and Where to Find It

October is the best time of year. This isn’t up for discussion; it just is. Fall is a way of life that ushers in Halloween, the cult of pumpkin, cooler temps and best of all, horror everything. Between theatrical releases, streaming sites and VOD, there’s an ungodly amount of blood and terror to inflict upon your…

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‘Revenge’ Never Felt So Good

Rape-revenge films can often be problematic (and yes, it’s a real sub-genre. Don’t @ me.). Too often these movies focus on the graphic details in voyeuristic ways, and even worse, through a male lens. While most of the gratuitous sexual violence aims to ensure the payback packs a substantial punch, it almost always feels overly…

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Complete Universal Monsters Collection Coming to Blu-ray

Universal Pictures’ monster films have stood the test of time, cementing their place as recognizable classics across a history of cinema and generations of horror fans. On August 28, all 30 films will be compiled together in the ultimate Universal Monsters Blu-ray set. Beginning with the silent film era and cruising on through present day,…

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Ghoulies II and the Explosion of Small Creature Features

In the early ’80s, small creatures called Mogwais forever changed the horror comedy landscape. The year was 1984 and Joe Dante’s Gremlins (written by Chris Columbus) became a smash hit for Warner Bros., bringing in over $153 million in North America alone and securing its spot as the number four highest grossing film of the year. The…

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Hop Aboard the Hot Mess Express That is ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

When Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park debuted in 1993, it not only reinvented the summer blockbuster, but paired science and big-budget movie-making with a subject that fascinated audiences both young and old: dinosaurs. Thanks to its compelling source material from novelist Michael Crichton, the science was quasi-believable, adding to the allure and possibility that one day…

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‘Hereditary’ Review: Believe the Hype

This is going to seem like a total copout—and I apologize, you guys—but you need to see Hereditary and I’m not really going to tell you that much about it. Wait! Hang on a second! Come back! Here’s what I can say: 1) I’m not sure if I’ve ever seen a horror film quite like this…