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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

31 Days of Dreatober(2017): The New Mutants

Day 18 Does your nerdy, horror-loving heart swoon at the thought of a horror movie set in the superhero genre? Well have no fear, The New Mutants trailer is here! After the disappointing returns of 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, 20th Century Fox has been looking for ways

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Sordid History of Vampirella

Day 15 From the minute you laid eyes on her, you could tell she was trouble.  Frank Frazetta’s cover to Vampirella #1 has her posed with one hand on her fleshy hip and one finger in her mouth.  She’s wearing black boots and her iconic

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): The Cult Illustrated

Day 13 Originally I had planned to do a post about the superstitions behind Friday the 13th. However, after looking around the web to do my research, I quickly realized everyone on the internet was doing an article in the same vein. Instead, I’ve opted

31 Days of Dreadtober(2017): Revisiting the Scream Franchise (Part 2)

Day 12 In Hollywood, when something is even moderately successful, a sequel follows.  Consequently, when you have something become as huge a hit as Scream, there is bound to be not only sequels, but a whole franchise.  Scream revived the slasher sub-genre with its post-modernist