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Top 20 Found Footage Horror Movies (so far)

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Cinema Verite, possibly a term we are hearing one too many times these days. Such is the style of filmmaking that simply involves a single POV, a handheld camera, and action that unfolds during the duration of the movie. It has also been associated with “found footage” films (though found is not always the case). This has been a trend for the last 2 years based primarily on the reality vision coming off TV fare. So … Continue reading

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Top 10 Hottest Female Horror Film Leads

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Another tough one as there really is alot of sexy hot female leads within horror films. Rather than taking the obvious route of “hot ladies within horror”, I thought it better to focus on the sexy leads who are better known for their lead parts. Milla Jovovich as the Resident Evil lead is a great example of this, who pretty much is the face of Resident Evil films. The same could be said for Kate … Continue reading

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Weirdest and Wackiest Death Scenes – Todd Martin’s List

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I have seen tons of horror movies in my lifetime, and as a result I have seen more death scenes than I could ever count. Some are awesome, some suck sour frog ass, and some are just freaking weird, usually because of the unlikely item used to kill someone. Several examples come to mind, but there are some that stand out more than the others. Without further ado I present to you my list of … Continue reading

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Top 20 Hottest Sexiest Horror Movie Posters – Part 2

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Back again for more I see! Well don’t stop with 10 as there are 10 more hot sexy posters to gawk at. This “Top 20 Sexiest Horror Movie Posters list” is always open to more suggestions, so feel free to comment on a few we may have missed below. If we get enough, we’ll up the anty with another 10 (or so). Maybe this list will inspire a few more that recognize the need to … Continue reading

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Top 20 Hottest Sexiest Horror Movie Posters – Part 1

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So you might recall an advert or 2? Certainly a few of these bodacious eye popping 1-sheets have made you stop once or twice to see what new film products the marketing folks were throwing at you. A few have stuck out as favorites that were clearly using sex appeal to sell its viewers on the lovely inclusions these films offered. A good example is “The Unborn” ad which features actress Odette Annable standing in … Continue reading

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Creature Profiles: The Jiang-Shi

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The Asian countries are probably best known, where monsters are concerned, for their depictions of vengeful female ghosts. It should come as no surprise that these ancient lands would also be home to a host of strange demons, spirits, and monsters unlike anything with which most Westerners are familiar.

One of the most intriguing of these Asian monsters comes from China. Called the jiang-shi, it is a bizarre hybrid of vampire and … Continue reading

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Top 20 Look-alike Similar Horror Poster Designs – Part 2

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Ah, back for more I see! Well we couldn’t leaving ya hanging on to just 10, could we? Not with so many copycat, derivative poster designs to choose from. To be honest I probably could have taken this to 30, but 20 will have to do for now. As with the previous 10, some are blatant rip-offs while others and “inspired” by (or whatever they call it). Enjoy the gallery of delights from minds that … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best of the Worst Horror Films

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If you are a noob to the horror film world, or even if you are a seasoned veteran, you know that finding a horrible horror film is not that hard. The shelves of horror video sections are riddled with horror films that will make you ever wonder who gave the production team the budget to make that piece of sh*t. But don’t worry; I have spent the last week sifting through my online video account … Continue reading

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The ABCs of the Horror Kind

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THE ABC’S OF THE HORROR KIND

Remember learning the alphabet in elementary school and having to assign words like ‘apple’ and ‘banana?’ Those were the days, but honestly I think there’s a better way to learn the ABC’s. How about the horror alphabet? It’s a much more fun and entertaining way to get educated. Take a gander and begin the learning process.

A is for alien. Who can forget Sigourney Weaver’s ‘Ripley’ … Continue reading

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Top 10 Goriest Horror Movie Death Scenes

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The 13 Goriest Horror Movie Death Scenes

Howdy. I think everyone can agree that violence is awesome. It is something we are taught to appreciate since day one. There is nothing more culturally sophisticated than a nice, well done vision of sadistic, relentless, bloody violence. I’ve noticed that in all walks of life horrific bloodbaths have entertained, inspired, consoled and comforted so many people. There really is no substitute for finding that special someone, curling … Continue reading

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Creature Profiles: The Jersey Devil

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Each part of the United States claims its own strange legends and fantastic creatures, but one of the most bizarre is the Jersey Devil, a merger of Revolutionary-era folklore and cryptozoological conjecture. Dwelling deep within New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, an area of cedar, oak, and pine trees teeming with wildlife, the Jersey Devil is allegedly responsible for livestock deaths, unnerving shrieks in the night, mysterious footprints, and unexpectedly frequent sightings. Is the Devil a … Continue reading

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Top 20 Look-alike Similar Horror Poster Designs – Part 1

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Never let it be said that horror posters don’t strike inspiration. Or maybe it’s “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”? You may have performed one of those double takes here and there for good reason. Poster art (and in this case horror poster art) has been recycled for ages in one form or another. While some of these are in a similar themes. Others are just plain rip-offs from the original (I know you’ll … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Comic Con/Macabre Con Event Coverage – Final

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NIAGARA FALLS COMIC CON/MACABRE CON: Where Dreams Come True And The Occasional Nightmare Too Conclusion

Saturday June 9th:

At last the Witching hour had descended. Only remnants and residue remained from the day’s crowd. I overheard someone allegedly report that over five thousand people had browsed the confines of the Scotiabank Convention Centre. The turn out was impressive to witness all that was macabre as I was yet to embrace the most paralyzing nightmare … Continue reading

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Top 10 Genre Time Travel Movies

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Time travel films easily rank among my favorite through out the genres. Most of the time these movies are presented in a science fiction film foundation (but not all of the time). A film like the comedy “Groundhog Day” is proof of that. With over 200 films created that deal with time travel, trying to create a “top 10 list” is a rather difficult task. Though as they say, things are subjective. I feel these 10 … Continue reading

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Recipe of Fear

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Cooking up a good scare is nothing more than congealing the right ingredients. While some of the best recipes are typically a matter of taste, most will include darkness and solitude as a base. Keep in mind that no formula is the same and while one ingredient may work well in one instance, it may not in another. Therefore, experimentation is highly encouraged, requiring adding a pinch here and taking away a dash there. … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls Comic Con/Macabre Con Event Coverage – Part 2

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NFCC AND MACABRECON 2: Where Dreams Come True And The Occasional Nightmare Too

Saturday June 9th:

The entire golden horseshoe area and beyond was all a buzz about the forthcoming convention held at the new Scotiabank Convention Centre at 6815 Stanley Avenue just minutes from the world famous falls. No one could argue the event was highly promoted and hyped through all media one could fathom in newsprint, radio ads and websites. Fans, enthusiasts and … Continue reading

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