Tag: Deep Red

Happy Birthday, Maestro!

Happy Birthday, Maestro!

Rejoice, horror fans, for today is the birthday of Dario Argento, the legendary Italian director responsible for classics like Deep Red, Opera, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, and Suspiria. Argento has made some damn scary films, but his virtuosity doesn't end at eliciting screams from the audience. He is a master stylist with a breathtaking … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Maestro!

A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Happy Mother's Day! Today we celebrate mothers and let them know how much we love and appreciate them. But we who walk here, walk alone — so instead of sending Hallmark cards and flowers, we thank mothers for protecting us from monsters or for being entertainingly evil monsters themselves. Below, I have listed 15 of my favorite horror … Continue reading A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms

Texas Frightmare Wrap-Up: Real Witches

Texas Frightmare Weekend is a wrap, fiends, and it was everything I had hoped it would be. I have a few stories to tell and pictures to share, and then we will get back to our regularly scheduled programming. I took my Suspiria group photo on Friday night. While I was waiting in line to take … Continue reading Texas Frightmare Wrap-Up: Real Witches

Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

Texas Frightmare Weekend is almost here, which means it's time to check my progress on my list of movies to see before the con. To be perfectly honest with you, I didn't know if I'd manage to watch any of these, so I'm thrilled that I've actually crossed some off the list. Opera This was … Continue reading Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

Fake Horror Geek Girl

Fake Horror Geek Girl

In a few weeks, I will be headed to my first Texas Frightmare Weekend. I’m beyond excited (have you seen that guest list? Dario Frakking Argento!), but I’m also pretty nervous. You see, I have a bit of a fandom inferiority complex. No matter how much I know about a subject, I’m always convinced that … Continue reading Fake Horror Geek Girl