Laughing Through the Scares: A Look At Horror Comedies

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Horror comedies are hard to pull off. Despite some similarities in the genres, it’s difficult to find a balance between the screams and laughs. There are a variety of pathways from which to accomplish one, whether through reaction, satire or balls out craziness. However, the big question is how the classics in this subgenre accomplished it. A lot of it may have to do with the simple fact that the two genres really aren’t that … 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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Film Review: Dead Alive (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: A young man’s mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors. REVIEW: Peter Jackson may be recognized for his mega opus “Lord of the Rings”, but it’s his early roots that most horror fans still remember well. Looking back to his roots, Jackson was pretty in tune with the horror market. The 80′s brought … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Movies that got me thru Highschool

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In a sentence that I feel will hit hard at home with a bunch of horror fans, I wasn’t a wildly popular young man as my high school career began. Through time and fiercely sticking to being the man that I am, I won over a great deal of folks, but it was certainly a war of attrition, one that took people I liked, lusted for and loved away from my life throughout the years. … Continue reading

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Peter Jackson’s ‘Dead Alive’ Hits Blu-ray

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Come October 4th, 2011, you can add another 1992 horror classic to your blu-ray collection when Dead Alive/Braindead hits the shelves. For it’s 20th year celebration, the disc and or discs should be packed with a ton of extra fun any horror fan to enjoy, however, details on the goodies haven’t been discussed yet. Synopsis Lionel, a Mama’s boy has the unwanted honor of having to look after his overbearingly evil mother. He ends up … Continue reading

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Top 10 Good Bad vs. Bad Good Horror Films

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Piranha 3D opens on August 20th, and it is terribly exciting. The trailers are a bit misleading. While they do not make the film look bad, they do not show why I am so excited. Someone leaked 9 minutes of nudity laden, blood stained, cheese filled footage of the film and let me tell you, this thing looks horrible good. This is by no means an aesthetic masterpiece in the vein of The Texas Chainsaw … Continue reading

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