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31 Days Of Dreadtober: Can We Get a Blade Reboot Please?

Day 24 Before Marvel conquered Hollywood with its cinematic universe, there was room in their line up for more unique rated-R experiences. Blade and Blade II remain deliciously bloody affairs that deliver on high octane action movie thrills and the unapologetic absurdity of comic books.

31 Days Of Dreadtober: The Unsettling World Of Coraline

Day 23 Originally a dark horror fantasy novel written by Neil Gaiman, 2009’s Coraline animated movie brought to life a strange and beautiful retrospective on childhood and wish fulfillment. Like so many fairytales before, an eccentric young girl finds herself struggling to find a place in the

31 Days Of Dreadtober: How To Bring Back Pumpkinhead

Day 22 Keep away from Pumpkinhead,Unless you’re tired of living,His enemies are mostly dead, He’s mean and unforgiving, Laugh at him and you’re undone, But in some dreadful fashion, Vengeance, he considers fun, And plans it with a passion,  Time will not erase or blot, A plot that he has

31 Days Of Dreadtober: The Blacksmith And The Devil

Day 17 I always try to appreciate contributions to horror on a global scale. I find it fascinating how a piece of art can inspire me to learn more about a different piece of the world whether its history, cultural differences, or what scares people. Errementari:

Tokyo Ghoul: Reinventing The Undead

Day 8 Almost every culture around the world has some mythological or folklore connection with the undead. Ghosts, ghouls, demons, and zombies could almost be used interchangeably to describe such monsters. Our modern mythology (pop culture and the arts) has lent each of them a unique

31 Days of Dreadtober: Beauty And The Gilman

Day 7 To this day, Creature From The Black Lagoon remains one of my favorite Universal Monster movies. The film affected me at a young age and struck me as strange, even back then. Like many of the creatures that captured my young imagination (Godzilla,

Dragon Age: The Masked Empire Book Review

Year 2014 Author Patrick Weekes Summary Empress Celene struggles to navigate the dangerous political climate of her powerful nation, Orlais. Her cousin, The Grandduke Gaspard, seeks to undermine her power at every turn and treasonous whispers can be heard among the nobles who hide behind

The Art of Marc Silvestri

For a long time in the world of comic books, DC Comics and Marvel reigned supreme with little competition other than with each other to challenge their rule. While the two companies undisputedly remain titans of the industry, the world of comics has grown and