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
Tag: Jump Scares
Synopsis A castle, a killer, and prey all bound and blurred by lust and blood. Like many before her that have never come back, she’s made it to the Countess’s castle determined to snuff out the horror, but she could never be prepared for what hides within its turrets; what unfurls under its fluttering flags. … Continue reading Creepy Reads: When I Arrived at the Castle by Emily Carroll
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
The most wonderful day of the year is finally here, fiends! I hope you have a spooky day and find zero toothbrushes in your trick-or-treat bag. Unfortunately, today is also the final day of our 31 Days of Halloween Horrorthon. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I thank you very … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Happy All Hallows’ Eve Eve, kiddies! Nothing scares me more than a good haunted house story, and I have three lined up today that I hope will have me cowering under my blanket and sleeping with the lights on. I’m sticking to my rules, so we’re starting with a movie I’ve never seen before: The … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Haunted House Horrorthon
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
It's summertime at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone HQ, which means one thing: it's time for SUMMER CAMP SLASHER MOVIE THUNDERDOME. Three movies enter; one movie leaves. I will judge Friday the 13th, The Burning, and Sleepaway Camp in several different categories of my choosing and then declare a winner. Like any good slasher, … Continue reading Summer Camp Slasher Movie Thunderdome