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O Holy Night, I’m doing a horror comedy showdown!

I originally intended to save Massacre on Aisle 12 for a roundup blog of Christmas horror for 2017, but after watching OMG…We’re in a Horror Movie and seeing the similarities – and drastic differences – between the two films, I … Continue reading

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One gay teen, so many monsters…

2015 film Closet Monster is worth covering on Boys, Bears & Scares because it not only intertwines some gruesome horror imagery into a tale of gay-bashing and a teen coming to terms with his sexuality, but the main character’s escape … Continue reading

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It’s back to the woods for some brutal kills

One’s just a hiking dude. Another is a masked psycho. And the third is…well, we still don’t know what he is, but he’s pissed. I take a look at backwoods slashers Capps Crossing, Bastard, and Playing with Dolls: Havoc. CAPPS … Continue reading

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All the death and mayhem only happens on Halloween in the movies…

It’s all just so romanticized in horror movies, isn’t it? In reality, you stand at the door the whole night, staring at the desolate street, hoping that some kids – any kids – will come along for you to scare. … Continue reading

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There’s a killer in the house…and Big Brother is watching…

By the time the new millennium hit, reality TV was already knocking scripted TV off the air, so it’s no surprise that the slasher genre cozied up to the cultural phenomenon, with killers terrorizing house contestants in films like Kolobos … Continue reading

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The queen that hated scream queens made them too scared to scream

Ah, the 80s. The decade when even respected veteran actors like Mike “Mannix” Connors got in on the slasher craze. But Connors wasn’t going to get chased around on Halloween or hacked up by a guy in a hockey mask. … Continue reading

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It’s bears vs. bear in a gay backwoods slasher

As every gay male horror fan clings to the hope for a definitive, worthy all-gay entry in the horror genre, indie filmmakers continue to pour their blood, sweat, and tears into low budget productions hoping to break the gay horror … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: THE DEAD ZONE

I’ve finally done it. I loaded my watchlists with all those zombie films rotting away in various streaming service horror categories, and made it my goal to sit through as many as I could to see just how bad they … Continue reading

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ZOMGAYS!

What do you know? Two indies with a character you don’t see very often: the heroic gay guy. PRESIDENTS DAY (2016) Not to be confused with the slasher President’s Day, this one is a zomcom. A group of friends is … Continue reading

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Queer/gender identity horror goes found footage?

2016 film 2 Jennifer is sort of a “spinoff” of the 2013 film To Jennifer, which gained notoriety for being shot on an iPhone, but you don’t need to see that film to see this one. But in a nutshell, … Continue reading

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