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
Happy October, fiends! It's the official start of Halloween month, and that means I'll be posting 31 straight days of reviews, lists, and other spooky treats to get you in the mood for the greatest day of the year. Today I'm just going to whet your appetite with a list of Seriously Spooky Books for … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: IT BEGINS
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
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
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!
I spend most of my time here talking about horror movies, but I love horror literature as well. Growing up, I was a voracious reader, and my reading habits unsurprisingly tended toward the macabre. I have a short list of books I want to recommend to you, most of which were childhood favorites of mine. … Continue reading Random Recommendations: Kids’ Books to Keep You Up at Night
Happy Mother's Day! Today we celebrate mothers and let them know how much we love and appreciate them. But we who walk here, walk alone — so instead of sending Hallmark cards and flowers, we thank mothers for protecting us from monsters or for being entertainingly evil monsters themselves. Below, I have listed 15 of my favorite horror … Continue reading A Boy’s Best Friend Is His Mother: 15 of Horror’s Most Memorable Moms