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…
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)
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!
I take my Halloween horror marathons very seriously. I take as much time off work as possible, and I usually start my spreadsheet planning in August (though I'm a little behind this year). I'll write all about this year's week-long marathon starting tomorrow and talk a bit about how I plan it out — don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon
Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today I have a slew of monsters for you from the endlessly quotable classic Ghostbusters. (I'm just doing original recipe Ghostbusters today. I actually enjoyed the remake a lot, but if I did a post on that movie I would just bombard you guys with Holtzmann gifs, so it wouldn't exactly qualify … Continue reading Monster Monday: Ghostbusters
I am burdened with glorious purpose, fiends, for today is Monster Monday! I have two monsters for you today, from The Blob (1958) and The Blob (1988). Since the 1988 version is a remake of the 1958 film, you might think that both Blobs are basically the same monster. Dearest readers, they are not. The … Continue reading Monster Monday: The Blob
Dearest fiends, I try to post a few times a week in addition to Monster Mondays, but sometimes your friendly neighborhood horror blogger has to deal with debilitating migraines. To make up for this week's posting drought, I have curated for you a selection of horror scenes that most accurately depict the migraine experience. They're … Continue reading Headache Horror