Film Review: Ginger Snaps (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: One of the Fitzgerald sisters, suburban goth girl outcasts, gets bitten by something in the woods (and it ain’t a neighborhood dog). REVIEW: What do lycanthropy & menstruation have in common? An odd question for sure but as presented in the film “Ginger Snaps”, the answer is pretty damn scary. It’s been a dog’s age (Pun unintended) since I’ve seen this flick and I forgot how great it is. The plot tells the story … Continue reading

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Top 13 Horror Films for Female Empowerment

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1. Underworld (2003) Kate Beckinsale kicks major boo-tay in this one. In the film, Selene is something of an exalted vigilante, killing the Lycans (read: fancy word for werewolves; where is the fancy word for vampires?) for the atrocities they’ve committed against her family. So often when we think of vampires we think Dracula and his many incarnations, but here, finally, is a female vampire with some power. 2. Ginger Snaps (2000) Being a teenaged … Continue reading

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GINGER SNAPS Blu-ray Specs And Release Date

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Seems like forever ago when we last spoke about SCREAM FACTORY bringing GINGER SNAPS to Blu-ray as a matter of fact it was last year but today I have for you the final specs for the release and a release date to boot. First up, here’s all the good stuff that is coming our way: NEW interviews with director John Fawcett, writer Karen Walton, actors Emily Perkins and Jesse Moss, Producer Steve Hoban, Make-up Effects … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Halloween Horror Films

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We at HorrorNews.net, know that tis the season to pull out the Halloween themed greats that focus on the Halloween season itself. There isn’t alot of movies that fit the bill, but these will definitely do the trick. Since Nosferatu (1922) rose from his coffin in GM Munreau’s classic silent movie of Dracula, cinematographers have loved to scare the pants off of their audience. No time of the year is better than Halloween to do this, so here … Continue reading

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Trailer: Ginger Snaps (2000)

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Trailer: Ginger Snaps (2000) This film uses werewolfism as a metaphor for puberty. One of the Fitzgerald sisters, suburban goth girl outcasts, gets bitten by something in the woods (and it ain’t a neighborhood dog).

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Ruthless Killing: It’s a Man’s World

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Warning: This post contains spoilers for; Friday the 13th, Cry_Wolf, All The Boys Love Mandy Lane, Dead End and Switchblade Romance. In 1980 Friday the 13th slashed and stabbed its way on cinema screens. It continued the success of slasher movies that had become a new horror trend. Films like John Carpenter’s Halloween and Black Christmas had laid the foundations for the sub genre but Friday the 13th did something that is rarely seen in … Continue reading

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