Today is a high holy day for slasher fans, dearest fiends: Friday the 13th of October. A lot of you will probably be getting your Jason on today – please let me know in the comments how you're celebrating! I will probably watch the original, which emerged victorious in this year's Summer Camp Slasher Movie … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Jason Voorhees!
Tag: Horror Movie
Happy Monster Monday! Today’s monster comes from one of my favorite movies: An American Werewolf in London. David (David Naughton) and Jack (a scene-stealing Griffin Dunne) are backpacking through England when they are attacked by a werewolf. Jack is killed; David survives, but he now carries the curse of the werewolf and begins to transform … Continue reading Monster Monday: An American Werewolf in London
In addition to being one of the finest horror films ever made, Halloween also introduced the world to one of the most enduring horror characters of all time: Michael Myers. Silent, relentless, and remorseless, Michael Myers is the boogeyman who lurks in dark corners and underneath beds, waiting with inhuman patience to make you his … Continue reading It Was the Boogeyman: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise
I often wonder what it was like to hear Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio broadcast when it originally aired. I think everyone to some extent wonders about the experiences of people at the center of a major pop culture moment — Woodstock, the Beatles playing Shea Stadium, seeing The Empire Strikes Back before … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch
Welcome to October at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone. It's always Halloween season for me, and I suspect it is for you as well, but I get especially excited when the countdown to Halloween hits 30 days. And it's finally here, fiends. I'm going to post Halloween-y goodness every day and finish off the … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: The Countdown Begins!
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from one of my favorite movies: Night of the Creeps, a fantastic homage to '50s B-movies directed by Fred Dekker and starring my man Tom Atkins as Detective Ray Cameron. This is my favorite role of his, which is saying a lot. I don't think I've written much … Continue reading Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps