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Character Profiles: The Walking Dead: Lori and Carl Grimes

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In anticipation for Season 2 of The Walking Dead, each week I’ll be bringing you a special look at our beloved cast of characters. This week we will focus on Lori and Carl Grimes. Rick’s family is his priority. Let’s look at them.

Stepping into the shoes of Lori Grimes is Sarah Wayne Callies. Carl Grimes is portrayed by Chandler Riggs. Believing Rick to be dead, Lori takes Carl and follows Shane Walsh … Continue reading

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Defining Crap – A look at Horror Movies – A fan perspective

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So the other night I cooked up a massive plate of buffalo wings and sat down for a sweet viewing of “Rabid Grannies”. Seemed like a pretty solid venture to me: A movie about two 80+ year old women who become possessed by demons and go on a MURDEROUS rampage. My kind of stuff! Right??  Well…maybe not. Even though this movie had all the hallmarks of stuff I get a lot of enjoyment from, somehow it just didn’t work … Continue reading

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 1

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While, it’s fair to say that music videos don’t get as many opportunities to explore horror themes as I would like, there still is an impressive helping of ones over the years that have visited the horror genre in an interesting way. We owe some of the greater accomplishments to video directors such as Floria Sigismondi, Samuel Bayer and Chris Cunningham.  I’ve assembled a pretty eclectic mix of horror themed music videos that have paid … Continue reading

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 2

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11- NIN Inch Nails – Happiness In Slavery

12- Mein Teil – Rammstein

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 3

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21- Skinny Puppy – Worlock

22- The Horrors – Sheena Is A Parasite

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 4

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31- Marilyn Manson – Sweet Dreams

32- Meshuggah – Bleed

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 5

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41- Marilyn Manson – Tourniquet

Marilyn Manson excels in disturbing videos, though most of this goes to director Floria Sigismondi who knows how to connect nightmares and music under one shell. MM is the perfect subject model to experiment with in surreal situations. This remains one of the top disturbing music videos of all time.

42- Slipknot – Wait And Bleed

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 6

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51- Depeche Mode – Wrong

52- American Head Charge – All Wrapped Up

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Top 25 Best Serial Killer Movies of All Time – Part 2

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See Top 25 Best Serial Killer Movies of All Time – Part 1

13- Jennifer Eight (1992)
This is one of those classic serial killer films that came earlier than the others. A serial killer of blind girls, now there’s an interesting concept. This film was an earlier role for Uma Thurman who played the blind girl Helana Robertson. I  believe this film brought her name into higher acting circles that attracted roles such as … Continue reading

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Top 10 Stephen King Films of All Time

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There are dozens (literally, I counted) of films, television movies, mini-series, short films, and even television series based on the works of Stephen King. So picking a list of just ten titles to claim as his “Top 10 Films” takes alot of thought and effort and decision making. Should I include the short films, many of which are hard to find and only limited audiences have ever seen? What about TV movies, or TV miniseries? … Continue reading

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The Horror of Social Ignorance

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“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 becomes a matter of you may be facing an uphill battle as … Continue reading

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Top 13 Weird Weapons in Horror Films

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Joey Danikan: you are amazing. Thank you for this idea. I owe you one.

1. Pogo stick—Leprechaun (1993)
“Try as they will, and try as they might, who steals me gold won’t live through the night.”
So says the leprechaun at the heart of this franchise. Let’s just forget about the sequels, which turned to drivel by the time Back 2 tha Hood came around. The first film was pretty good though. And … Continue reading

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The Bloody Brief – A Horror Comparison

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So today I am quite pleased to introduce a new feature here at The Bloody Blender called “The Bloody BRIEF”. Pretty catchy and original huh? “But Loren, what is The Bloody Brief? What’s it all about and why are you doing it? Have you seen Timecop?” For those who have been religiously following my column to date (all 1.7 of you) you are no doubt familiar with the fact that I like to BLAB about a group of … Continue reading

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Character Profiles: The Walking Dead: Rick Grimes

In anticipation for Season 2 of The Walking Dead, each week I’ll be bringing you a special look at our beloved cast of characters. This week we shall take a look at our favorite cop from Georgia, Rick Grimes. He is the central character to the series and one of the most complex.

Stepping into the shoes of an everyman cop turned hero during the zombie apocalypse, Rick Grimes, is Andrew Lincoln. After … Continue reading

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

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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 such as the Saw franchise created by Asian-Australian filmmaker James Wan, the psychological thrillers of … Continue reading

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2012: Science of Superstition

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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 the day before the much speculated date of 12/21/2012. The movie was quite entertaining yet … Continue reading

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Top 15 Worst Horror Franchise Follow ups after Horror Classics

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Yes, you have voiced your opinion over and over about how remakes and sequels should shut the hell up and you could make the best horror movie ever if you only had the budget that was wasted on these current, needless continuations and resurrections, right? Well, you smug little asshole, every sequel or remake has been based upon impressions of what the target audience wants to see these days as a mass. These companies put … Continue reading

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Top 10 list of Horror Films Involving a Mask

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Let’s face it – masks and horror movies go together like cold beer on a warm day. They’re inherently creepy for all sorts of deep-seated, psychological reasons and are usually more than a little awesome. So, we figured it’d be fun to do our round-up of the Top Ten Horror Movies to Feature a Mask. Dust off your dead skin mask, put on some Slipknot and heat up the popcorn.

10 – Predator (1987)
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Finding Quigley: An American Scream Queen

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A high school music teacher sticks around after class to tickle the ivories and sing a few tunes he learned in his youth. 

His glory days are long gone but if he closes his eyes he relives just a little piece of them…in his head anyway. He was once just another guy that played in a band, but to his students he paints a very different picture. 

To them he was a … Continue reading

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Horror On The Kindle: A New Frontier

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The Amazon Kindle (and Kindle apps for Android and iOS devices) has really caught the imagination of a lot of readers around the world, and has given a lot of writers (myself included) a genuine chance to have their work seen by a potentially massive audience who otherwise may have missed out on them altogether. Horror on the Kindle is well represented by a wide variety of writers both new and established, … Continue reading

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

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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 the summer between my Junior and Senior years of High School. i.e. The summer of … Continue reading

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