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The Horror of Social Ignorance

“I want to study Gothic literature and film adaptations.” “Oh?” The professor advising me on my academic career path sat back in his chair. “Do you think you might know a time period?” “I haven’t decided on that. I was thinking post-World War II. Begin with Lovecraft, work my way up to Bloch, Matheson, Blatty.” “Hmm…well, for the time period you’re speaking of, it’s …

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Hostile Rebirth of Horror: The Morality of Eli Roth’s Hostel 1 and 2

Not since the late 1970s and early 1980s when woman revenge films like I Spit on Your Grave and social critiques like Cannibal Holocaust were released has the horror industry produced a burst of socially provocative films like the current wave of violently graphic horror flicks conversing with the existence of torture in Western society. Recent productions over the past decade …

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2012: Science of Superstition

I went to see the movie “2012 Science or Superstition” on December 21 2008, it was a sneak preview of the highly informative film at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles. It was pretty cool to see a movie about 2012 on the big screen but my experience was also escalated because it was the Winter Solstice, 4 years to …

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Horror Don’t Movies – An Overview of The Don’t Factor

I know what a lot of you are going to think about me writing about “Don’t” movies: “WhatEVER dude…you ripped this idea off from the ‘Grindhouse’ trailer! Why don’t you try and be ORIGINAL for a change, and write about something that DOESNT SUCK douchebag!” To that I say: “WRONG!” My fascination for the “Don’t” movie actually stems back to …

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Ghosts and Goblins – in film and Beyond

Ghosts have always been present from the moment man could make up stories about the unexplained. The Bible even references ghosts in various parts to help put an almost tangible creature to help explain some unexplainable events or interactions between people and the ‘unknown’. Even Jesus is referenced as part of the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit. But where would horror …

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Horror Website – An Insight Perspective – Commenting part 2 (spam bots)

Hey everyone, Glad you could join me for another “running a horror web site” article. Today, something caught my eye that as a Marketing person seemed too interesting not to comment on. I’m sure like myself, there are many who rub blogs, deal with comments and often are confused with the content in comments. Now, it goes without saying that …

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Spotlight: The Twilight Zone (1959-1964)

You’re stuck between a rock and a hard place, you think you have your whole life figured out, then you’re swimming in the paranormal, things suddenly happen that you can’t explain. You’ve stepped into…the Twilight Zone! Even if you never have seen an episode, The Twilight Zone has such a cult following and is so extraordinary in the sci-fi/fantasy/horror community, …

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