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Horror's Puritan Values

When you think of the horror genre, “Puritan” is probably not the first word to come to mind. At face value, horror appears to be the antithesis of Puritan, but behind the buckets of gore, sexual promiscuity, lewd behavior, and general murder, there’s a real

Thor: Ragnarok Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok Year 2017 Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins Directed by Taika Waititi Tagline Let the games begin. Synopsis The goddess of death, Hela, plots to rule Asgard as the mighty

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Revisiting the Scream Franchise (Part 3)

Day 28 In 1999, the Columbine killings caused the policymakers in Washington DC to re-examine mediated content, and to reevaluate each with a stricter vision toward protecting the American populace from the inherent violence in various forms of entertainment.  Stephen King’s Rage and other books

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Babysitter Movie Review

Day 27 The Babysitter Year 2017 Starring Samara Weaving, Judah Lewis, Hannah Mae Lee, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne, King Bach Directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol(AKA McG) Tagline Dreamgirls can be a nightmare. Synopsis One late night, a young boy attempting to spy on his hot

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Blumhouse Reboots

Day 25 I am a big fan of what they are doing over at Blumhouse Productions. If you are a fan of horror movies then chances are you’ve heard of Blumhouse before. They’ve become a huge part of why horror movies have been earning top

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): How Setting Can Drive Fear

Day 20 While well-rounded characters are always a boon to any creative work, I feel that settings are often overlooked. My favorite stories have a setting that is a character in itself and smart use of a setting can really elevate the creep factor of