Author Archives: Stephie

Spotlight: Mortal Kombat

One of the most successful and beloved fighting arcade games in recent history is also one of the most controversial. To celebrate the much anticipated 2011 re-imaging of Mortal Kombat, we go inside its brutal history, from the timeless feeling of battle in the arcade to the bloody battlefield players can now enjoy at home, this is Mortal Kombat! Remember arcades, the place where gamers used to gather to play their favorite games and to … Continue reading

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Spotlight: The Walking Dead (TV series)

The breakout hit of the season, The Walking Dead, has re-introduced zombies to the population in a unique way. Starting out as a monthly comic by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead has managed to captivate audiences with deep storytelling, and rich character development set within a horrendous backdrop a zombie apocalypse. Here is a brief history of The Walking Dead, its hit as a comic and now as an amazing television show on AMC. It … Continue reading

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Top 7 Definitive Movies to Celebrate Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching! It’s time to break out some candy and watch a few movies to get you inspired. Here’s a definitive list of movies to celebrate your 31 days of Halloween, or 13 days or to celebrate all year long! Of course there’s John Carpenter’s Halloween and Rob Zombie’s Halloween (2007):

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Spotlight: Survival Horror Franchise Silent Hill

“In my restless dreams  I see that town, Silent Hill…You promised you’d take me there again some day. But you never did. well I’m alone there now, in our special place. waiting for you…” There are some movies and games that stay with you long after their credits rolled, Silent Hill is one of these video games. Praised for the amazing and horrifying use of atmosphere, Silent Hill has effectively made it’s mark so much … Continue reading

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Artist Spotlight: Horror Icon Bruce Campbell

Recently at NYCC I attended the Bruce Campbell panel, and for a few extra dollars he was doing signings in Autograph Alley. He knew how to work the room. Campbell is one ironic, sarcastic, charismatic people I’ve ever seen. It was amazing! If you don’t know who he is or have experienced the magic that is Bruce Campbell than you’ve come to the right place. Here is a synopsis of his career and his achievements! … Continue reading

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Tim Burton’s Retrospective at the MoMA

If it’s Halloween, it must be time for Nightmare before Christmas! Earlier this year I had the pleasure of seeing Tim Burton’s Exhibit at the MoMA. Tim Burton has a way of making the utterly macabre seem warm and delightfully endearing. He’s so great at what he does he was offered an exhibition spot at the Museum of Modern Art, or the MoMA. From November 22, 2009 until April 26, 2010 the retrospective included over … Continue reading

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About Stephie

I am a former Marvel Entertainment web-editorial Intern, Writer, strange girl, movie lover, gamer and cat lady. I write reviews for another horror website, macabremansion.com. I'm also a staff writer for a weekly northern NJ newspaper where I cover two municipalities and school districts. Previously I covered events for eventsnetwork.com and freelanced for a weekly NJ newspaper. I am intrigued by international horror, The Twilight Zone, The Doctor, zombies, psychological thrillers, science fiction and fantasy. I am also occasionally a photographer and an art and music enthusiast. I love wookies, the TARDIS, lady GaGa, hello kitty, legos, cartoons & anime, sushi, sleep, halloween, and comics/graphic novels & books... Follow my quirky ramblings @: twitter.com/elusiveillusion