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Horror Happens Radio Show Adds New on-Demand Interviews

Just recently finishing up episode 204 of THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW with a focus on Week 3 of “Women in Horror” guests, HORRORHAPPENS.COM has updated their website’s front page with some new conversations available on-demand via Soundcloud.com. Listen right now to smart, uncensored and fearless conversations with: The Best Horror Books, Short Films & Features of 2016

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Film Review: Twilight Zone The Movie (1983)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Four horror-science fiction segments directed by four of Hollywood’s famous directors based on TV’s most popular anthology series, bookened by a funny and scary prologue and epilogue. In the first story, a loud-mouthed bigoted businessman with an intense hatred for Jews, blacks and Asians gets the tables turned on him when he walks out a bar and …

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Film Review: Gremlins (1984)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A boy inadvertently breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. REVIEW: I was but an innocent teenager when I managed to finagle my way into a free screening of Joe Dante’s amazing “Gremlins”. Well, actually I wasn’t all that innocent but it sounded …

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Film Review: The Hole (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A pair of brothers stumble upon a mysterious hole in their basement that leads to the darkest corridors of their fears and nightmares. REVIEW: Written by:  Mark L. Smith Directed by:  Joe Dante Starring:  Teri Polo, Haley Bennett, Chris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble QUICK FIX: Siblings Dane and Lucas have just moved to a new suburb with …

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Key Genre Films 1980s

How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production …

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