In honor of Donald Pleasence's birthday, I present to you last year's ranking of the films of the Halloween franchise. With the new movie coming out two weeks from today, I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll have a new #3 or even #2 for this list. Until then, let us enjoy the slashing and pay tribute … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise
Greetings and salutations! Ghostwatch is still streaming on Shudder, and that means two things, fiends: (1) I'm re-posting this article from last year because I love it, and (2) you need to go watch Ghostwatch right now. Well, after you read this lovely article, of course. I often wonder what it was like to hear … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux
Thanksgiving is just two days away, and for a lot of Americans that means three things: turkey, football, and awkward family dinners. My particular brand of awkwardness this year will involve my grandmother finding out that I have blue and purple hair. Though it's hardly earth-shattering, I am really dreading that conversation, fiends. But if … Continue reading “What? No Pudding?!” 5 of Horror’s Most Awkward Family Dinners
The most wonderful day of the year is finally here, fiends! I hope you have a spooky day and find zero toothbrushes in your trick-or-treat bag. Unfortunately, today is also the final day of our 31 Days of Halloween Horrorthon. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I thank you very … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Greetings and salutations, fiends! Yesterday was all about the classics, and today is all about the cheese. I love me some campy '80s horror, and the movies I have planned for today are some of the best that the subgenre has to offer. I'm really excited to get started, so without further ado, please enjoy … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Totally ’80s Horrorthon
I take my Halloween horror marathons very seriously. I take as much time off work as possible, and I usually start my spreadsheet planning in August (though I'm a little behind this year). I'll write all about this year's week-long marathon starting tomorrow and talk a bit about how I plan it out — don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon
Happy anniversary to one of my favorite horror movies! Halloween III: Season of the Witch was released on this date in 1982. Written and directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, this is the only movie in the franchise that does not feature Michael Myers (though he does make a cameo appearance — we briefly see Halloween … Continue reading Celebrating Halloween III: Season of the Witch