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Beware the killer hashtags!

Not only is there a killer hashtag on the loose, but there’s a copycat killer hashtag! So which one does murder better? #horror (2015) Anyone looking for a slasher about a social media killer, don’t look to #horror. Look below…. … Continue reading

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On the prowl for a forgotten 80s slasher?

1981’s The Prowler is almost a perfect lost slasher. It has a distinctly “My Bloody Valentine” vibe to it. It has a lead chick with a distinctly Amy Steel vibe to her—she even hides under a bed and has a … Continue reading

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The anti-Silent Night, Deadly Night

Like a child on Christmas morning, I couldn’t wait. I did not heed the title’s warning, but instead opened Don’t Open Till Christmas in March. This 1984 British Christmas horror film was released on DVD a few months back, just … Continue reading

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A newfangled take on the vampire

In 1997, a year after Scream redefined and retrofied the rules of horror, a vampire film was almost assuredly going to go unnoticed, even if it was based on a short story by Stephen King. The Night Flier probably would … 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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Why do birds suddenly appear…

Okay, I know the stories I tell about my pups make them sound like little monsters, but hey, a good dog is just not funny. The other day, as I was walking them, we were alongside this chain link fence … Continue reading

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