Horror Fandom: I Could Do That Better

Come on, we’ve all thought that at some point or other. When sitting in front of some less-than-brilliant horror flick. It’s a natural reaction. We all think we can do better. Thankfully, there are those amongst us that are actually going that extra step further and getting out of their chairs and making something themselves. We’re in an age where movie lovers are able to shoot and edit their own movies to a pretty high … Continue reading

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HORROR FANDOM: Paying the past its due

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One aspect of horror fandom that always brings a warm glow to my geeky heart is the fact that we are always able to appreciate the glories of the past as well as the latest releases. In some corners of movie fandom there is a horrible tendency to dismiss anything that could be classified as old school, while in horror circles, many older films are seen as something sacred. Those films may be significant due … Continue reading

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Scream 4: screaming for more?

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There seem to be some problems emerging with SCREAM 4/SCRE4M which are setting alarm bells┬á ringing with fans around the world. With creator Kevin Williamson either on or off the project┬á (depending what you read) and rewrites of the script having taken place, it’s easy to lose track┬á of what’s actually happening. The film is now shooting., and there seems to be some drama┬á unfolding surrounding the production- that much is certain. This is actually … Continue reading

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Horror Fandom: A Life in Red

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Being a horror fan here and now is a strange thing. We are still the outsiders of genre fans to a certain extent. While most genre fans will have a few horror films in their top ten/twenty lists (yeah, it’s okay, we’ve all got them), the dedicated horror fan will have hundreds of top titles, depending on any number of factors. The same can be said for science fiction and fantasy, martial arts films or … Continue reading

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´╗┐Horror Movies: The Next Step

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What will be the next step in the evolution of the horror movie? There are any number of permutations of the horror genre available for movie lovers to indulge in right now, ranging from your average slasher to your full-blown gore epics, psychological thrillers to twitching torture p*rn. All of these things exist under the umbrella of horror, but the actual definitions of the term are always changing. As with any form of genre cinema, … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the HACK/SLASH movie?

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Something there doesn’t seem to have been much progress with of late has been the movie adaptation of the Hack/Slash comic book series. Word that the film was going into development came way back in 2006 at SDCC from series creator Tim Seeley. The flick was supposed to be arriving in 2008, and yet there was no more real news until Variety announced in July 2009 that Fredrik Bond would be taking over the director’s … Continue reading

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