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Slasher Films That Became Supernatural

In their earliest incarnations, slasher films set themselves apart from the average horror film of the time by embracing a certain semblance of realism. Prototypical slashers such as Psycho, Peeping Tom and Texas Chainsaw Massacre utilized a human killer in the place of monsters, ghosts and demons to instill fear in the audience. John Carpenter’s Halloween was the turning point …

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Top 10 Performances from a child star in Horror

10. Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper in “Night of the Living Dead” Kyra Schon’s performance as Karen Cooper, the zombie who killed her mother with a garden trowel after eating her father, is perhaps one of the most well-known performances in horror history. Her frightening performance truly stole the show and made an impression on viewers everywhere. Although “Night of …

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Top 10 Facts About Jason Voorhees

When one thinks about horror franchises, Friday the 13th will never stray far from the path of classic terror.  While Jason Voorhees is known for his high death count and bloodthirsty machete, there are some facts that still surprise moviegoers about one of our favorite masked killer years later. Jason Was Almost Named Josh The creator of Jason, Victor Miller, …

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That Friday Feeling: A Study on the Friday the 13th Feature Films – Part 2

“THOSE DAMN ENCHILADAS!” FRIDAY THE 13TH PART V – A NEW BEGINNING New beginnings eh? Who doesn’t love those. A chance for revitalization and purpose reborn. The problem with new beginnings is they often slip back into old habits and turn out to be a load of false starts and empty promises… So, picking up after the final (definitely not …

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That Friday Feeling: A Study on the Friday the 13th Feature Films – Part 1

The human psyche is a complex thing. Not content with the status quo we fashion for ourselves, we seek to push the limits of our capabilities in the form of self-imposed challenges. This may be something personal, like weight loss, something educational like learning a language, or something elemental like climbing a mountain. Over recent months I have lost a …

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Horror Franchises that Went on Way too Long – Part 1

Horror franchises; everyone has a favourite. Even those who don’t particularly watch horror films has a favourite franchise and everyone also has a not-so-favoured franchise for various reasons. The franchise could be boring, it could be so overwhelmingly stupid that it’s unwatchable (here’s to you, Sharknado and Birdemic) or it could be a simple matter of said franchise going on …

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