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A Memorial to Bernie Wrightson

When my brother passed away, I inherited a crap-ton of fanboy stuff.  Among these items was a well-worn copy of a Marvel Illustrated Novel:  Frankenstein, or a Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.  It’s not just Shelley’s best-known work, but more importantly, this edition is

Are There Limits In Horror?

Horror is about pushing boundaries as much as it is about scaring people. No other genre so regularly totes the line between what is “acceptable” and what isn’t except for satire, which is why the two have always seemed to pair together so well. Pushing boundaries

The Double Feature: Alien/Aliens

Film #1: Alien Year 1979 Starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto Directed by Ridley Scott Tagline In space no one can hear you scream. Synopsis The crew of the starfighter Nostromo is awakened from hypersleep

Games Go Horror: Elder Scrolls

Horror games have seen a bit of a renaissance ever since Playable Teaser burst onto the scene. The glorified demo was a bit of a cultural phenomenon in the gaming world, but for good reason. Nothing like it had been seen, the horror video game

Documentaries For The Horror Fan Issue #2

Mark Gatiss is an English actor and writer best known for his work on The BBC’s Sherlock and Doctor Who. He has also appeared on the hit fantasy series, Game of Thrones. The guy has some serious street cred in the world of geek culture.

Unsung Heroes Of Horror: Javier Botet And Doug Jones

Javier Botet Javier Botet is a Spanish actor best known for his roles as Tristana Medeiros in Rec, Edith Brennan(aka Mama) in Mama, the ghosts of Enola/Margret/Pamela in Crimson Peak, the four armed creature Myrtu in The Other Side of the Door, and the Crooked

Kaiju Of The Month: Reptilicus

My love affair with kaiju(horror/action films featuring giant, rampaging beasts destroying the most beloved of our cities) started at a very young age. I’m not sure what my first kaiju movie was, but I do remember what solidified my love for the genre in my

Crypt Killer, Massacre Monsters With A Gun Shaped Controller

Crypt Killer Year 1995 Developer/Publisher Konami Platforms Arcade, Sega Saturn , Playstation, PC 🕹The Golden Age of Arcades🕹 If you are a product of the late 70’s to early 90’s, chances are you remember a time when arcades were a cultural phenomenon. Some of you

Extraordinary Tales, Edgar Allen Poe Artfully Realized

Year 2016 Starring Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands, Guillermo Del Toro, Roger Corman, Stephen Hughes, Cornelia Funke Directed by Raul Garcia Tagline None Summary An animated collection consisting of five tales and poems from the mind of acclaimed writer Edgar Allen Poe. Review Edgar

Gantz:O, Exciting Sci-Fi Action With A Dash of Gore

Year 2016 Starring Daisuke Ono, M·A·O, Tomohiro Kaku, Saori Hayami, Shūichi Ikeda, Masane Tsukayama, Yūki Kaji Directed by Yasushi Kawamura Tagline none Synopsis A teen is sent out to defend japan against an invasion of monsters by a mysterious sphere in a real life game