Tag: Horror Movies

Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Inspired by the constant encroachments of Christmas upon the rightful Halloween season, Mondo Vulgare has declared a full two months of extra spooky times with The Nightmare During Christmas. From October 31st to December 31st, they will feature wall-to-wall Halloween-themed content, and I have graciously been allowed to participate! My second contribution to The Nightmare … Continue reading Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse

Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

Inspired by the constant encroachments of Christmas upon the rightful Halloween season, Mondo Vulgare has declared a full two months of extra spooky times with The Nightmare During Christmas. From October 31st to December 31st, they will feature wall-to-wall Halloween-themed content, and I have graciously been allowed to participate! My first contribution to The Nightmare … Continue reading Movie Review: Satan’s Little Helper

For Shame!

For Shame!

Dearest fiends, I have something to confess. Actually, I have several things to confess, but I'll get to that in a moment. I just discovered Cinema Shame, a group of writers and cinephiles who make a point of actually watching the movies that they only pretend to have seen so that they aren't ostracized from … Continue reading For Shame!

Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Synopsis "There is nothing else in this world / like realizing / you’re going to live / and not being sure / you can." From Claire C. Holland, a timely collection of poetry that follows the final girl of slasher cinema — the girl who survives until the end — on a journey of retribution … Continue reading Creepy Reads: I Am Not Your Final Girl by Claire C. Holland

Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Synopsis Did you sign a deal with the devil? Has a loved one been dragged to Hell? Then Kate and Cate Harrow should be the first ones you call for timely soul removal at a reasonable rate. This collection is perfect for fans of case-solving procedurals like Veronica Mars, Netflix’s Jessica Jones, and the CW’s … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Exorsisters Volume 1 by Ian Boothby and Gisèle Lagacé

Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

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

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

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