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!
Tag: Horror Movies
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
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
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
I'm a pretty solitary person. I don't have any horror buddies, and my spouse isn't a horror fan, so whenever I watch horror movies nowadays I usually do it on my own. But when I think back on my most memorable horror-watching experiences, most of them happened when I was with another horror fan. Don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Let’s Slay Together
Synopsis Spring, 1983. Sally Ride is about to go into space. Flashdance is a cultural phenomenon. And in Times Square, two very deadly women are on a collision course with destiny — and each other. At twenty-one, Ginny Kurva is already legendary on 42nd Street. To the pimp for whom she works, she's the perfect … Continue reading Creepy Reads: Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel