Tag: Horror Movie

Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! In honor of Women in Horror Month, today's monster is the most iconic woman in horror history: the Bride of Frankenstein. Played by Elsa Lanchester, the Bride is only in the film for a few minutes, but Lanchester's performance – aided by James Whale's direction, Jack Pierce's makeup, and Vera West's … Continue reading Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Welcome to Women in Horror Month at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone! Throughout February, we will be celebrating the women who make horror the spooky, scary, and sublime genre that we all love. Betty Gabriel is a relative newcomer to the horror scene, but she has already shown that she is a talented, versatile … Continue reading Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Women in Horror Month

Women in Horror Month

Greetings, fiends! February is Women in Horror Month, so we're going to spend the next few weeks celebrating some of my favorite female horror directors, actresses, and films . If you're not familiar with WiHM, here's a quick description from the website: Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters … Continue reading Women in Horror Month

And the Oscar Goes to…

And the Oscar Goes to…

I'm not proud of it, but I am a bit of an awards show junkie. I love watching the fashion parade on the red carpet, I love hearing the acceptance speeches, and I love seeing awkward celebrity moments. But as a horror fan, I read today's list of Oscar nominations fully expecting to see every … Continue reading And the Oscar Goes to…

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Happy Monster Monday, kiddies! I have a treat for you today: The Shaft, AKA Down, AKA the preeminent film in the English-language Killer Elevator subgenre. Dutch filmmaker Dick Maas directed it as a remake of his 1983 film De Lift. I haven’t seen the original, but unsurprisingly it is generally regarded as far superior to … Continue reading Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

“What? No Pudding?!” 5 of Horror’s Most Awkward Family Dinners

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

Monster Monday: Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Monster Monday: Birdemic: Shock and Terror

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from a movie that I watched so that you don't have to – Birdemic: Shock and Terror. It's kind of like The Birds, except that it is absolutely terrible. The gist is that humans have screwed up the planet so much that birds start attacking us, but in … Continue reading Monster Monday: Birdemic: Shock and Terror