Monthly Archives: October 2009

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! Given the flurry of posts the horror community is putting out surrounding our favorite holiday, we’ve put together a special Halloween edition of the horror blogging community highlights. Enjoy… Halloween Picks The Horror Section Retro Review: Halloween (1978) … Continue reading

Horror Community Highlights – October 29, 2009

The Top 11 Sickest Flicks (Literally) Day of the Woman Has the swine-flu epidemic got you down? Then a here’s a list of Sickness-related horror films that’ll make you feel a little better. Halloween Hijinks: The Evolution of Halloween to … Continue reading

Jason Halloween Costume

saw this while out shopping for an upcoming halloween party… is this really the best jason costume available to today’s youth?

Stuff I’ve Been Watching (Saw VI Gets Smacked Down by a Ghost Edition)

paranormal activity while the year is not yet over, i can easily state that paranormal activity will be on my top ten list for the year and has a damn good chance at the #1 slot. the hype surrounding it … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of October 27th, 2009

(descriptions from netflix) The Butcher (2007) Relentlessly gruesome, South Korean filmmaker Kim Jin-Won’s torture flick chronicles the making of a snuff film from two perspectives: that of the sadistic producers and that of the unfortunate “stars.” Their terror captured through … Continue reading

Horror Community Highlights – October 23, 2009

Illustrations for the Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe Golden Age Comic Book Stories Edmund Dulac’s illustrations complement Poe’s work, but they’re brilliant enough to also stand on their own. Zombie Holocaust (1980) Planet of Terror I’ll give a shout … Continue reading

Why Dogs Hate Halloween

halloween is, by far, my favorite of the holidays, which (given that i run a horror website) is probably no big shock to you. what you may not know is that, in addition to my love of all things horror, … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of October 20th, 2009

(descriptions from netflix and bestbuy) Spine Tingler: The William Castle Story (2007) This documentary celebrates the work of independent horror movie producer William Castle, who marketed his 1950s-era films with gimmicks such as giving audience members life insurance vouchers in … Continue reading

Horror Community Highlights – October 16th, 2009

Encounter of the Spooky Kind (1980) In it for the Kills In what would later become a tradition in 80s Hong Kong horror, Encounter is “the first movie besides Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires to have the hopping corpses … Continue reading

Stuff I’ve Been Watching (ghost house edition)

seventh moon i kinda enjoyed seventh moon, but that may have a lot to do with its story hitting pretty close to home. it’s about a couple on their honeymoon in an exotic locale which turns against them. having just … Continue reading