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Halloween: choose your own adventure

I don’t know if there has ever been a horror franchise with more branching storylines and alternate endings. There are so many ways to watch the Halloween franchise. You could make it pure and simple. You could just watch the … Continue reading

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Halloween zombie horror for kids!

R.L. Stine is pretty much the master of horror for kids. So it’s no surprise that one of his books would be turned into a creepy little Halloween movie! Christopher Lloyd stars in When Good Ghouls Go Bad, which has … Continue reading

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Breaking down the lost scenes from the Halloween 1, 2 and 4 novelizations!

Reading Halloween by Curtis Richards and Halloween II by Jack Martin, I can remember them as if it was October 1981 again and I’d just read them for the first time. They are deliciously fast reads that simply make the … Continue reading

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Guys just want to get Laid…to Rest

The reason you watch the Laid to Rest films is really for the fantastically grisly kills. While each film has a couple of intense suspense scenes, both movies are total chaos!!! But the extreme gruesome face mutilations in these movies … Continue reading

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One terrifying Night of the Demons–decades of terrible sequels

Imagine being trapped in a pitch black funeral home filled with friends who suddenly look like a bunch of Linda Blairs, floating through the halls to steal your soul. Night of the Demons rocked my world when I first saw … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Halloween House 2010

Just before midnight on Halloween this year, I took a tour of my horror house, both inside and out because all my friends brought me some awesome Halloween decorations to add to my growing collection, and also so I can … Continue reading

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Can it be Halloween without Michael Myers?

When I first saw the original Halloween, not only was it a truly suspenseful and chilling experience, it had something else going for it—it felt like it was taking place on Halloween. Sure, it was filmed in California, the trees … Continue reading

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Burnt Offerings: a new era of the slow burner horror film?

Having almost 40 years of experience watching horror films (I’m 41 and have been watching some form of horror films since I was like 5) I grew up on what are now considered ‘slow burners’: horror films that have about … Continue reading

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More than you’d ever want to know about the 80s classic Square Pegs

I was in 8th grade when the television show Square Pegs premiered in the fall of 82 and became an instant hit with the Gen-X crowd. Rather than sending us off to the School of the Performing Arts and thereby … Continue reading

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Blood Song—Totally Out of Tune Terror

This 1982 slasher has everything going for it. A classic synthesized Halloween theme song rip-off, Donna Wilkes, who shrieked her way through Jaws II and later played hot hooker Angel, and teen angel Frankie Avalon as the killer! Need I … Continue reading

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