Monthly Archives: November 2010

Horror Film Ink: Six Bad-Ass Tattoos (and the Bad-Asses Who Wear Them)

One of my favorite episodes of the X-Files has always been “Never Again,” partly because it gave Dana Scully her own Mulder-free story, but also because it featured some interesting tattoos. I don’t have any myself, but I find them … Continue reading

Horror DVD/Netflix Instant Releases – Week of November 30th, 2010

petty slim pickings this week, with only one real horror release on dvd (SHADOWLAND) and nothing on netflix watch instantly. that’s to be expected, as any real horror release would have rushed to be released in october. hopefully things will … Continue reading

Horror DVD/Netflix Instant Releases – Week of November 23rd, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy) Grotesque (2009) A maniacal doctor abducts a young couple, forcing them to endure unspeakable torments while methodically breaking their spirits until they have no possible hope for survival. Banned in the UK. Hide And Go Kill (2008) … Continue reading

Biggest WTF? Sequels in Slasher Film History

a common criticism of the slasher is that it is formulaic. take a group of kids and have them hunted and killed by a psycho. at the end, the least slutty of the kids fights back, then escapes and/or kills … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of November 16th, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy & Amazon) Best Worst Movie (2009) Troll 2 star Michael Stephenson steps behind the camera to explore the phenomenon behind the low-budget Italian-produced horror sequel that young movie fanatics have christened “the Rocky Horror of our generation” … Continue reading

Horror Makes for Good Social Commentary – Except When it Doesn’t

Horror has always been a vehicle for social commentary. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a metaphor for how our prejudices and moral failures create our own monsters in our own image. Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a famous metaphor for … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of November 9th, 2010

this week’s new releases include (finally!) ZOMBIE GIRL: THE MOVIE, the documentary following 12 year old emily hagins in her quest to produce the feature length zombie epic PATHOGEN. about a year and a half ago, we interviewed emily and … Continue reading

Horror Community Highlights – November 5, 2010

10 Favorite Horrifying Movie Scenes for Halloween Lost Highway Halloween came and went in a flash. Sadly, I couldn’t watch all the horror that I wanted to, but at least I can recap some of horror’s better moments in this … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of November 2nd, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy) Not of This Earth (1988) This campy remake of Roger Corman’s 1957 low-budget sci-fi classic tells the story of a bloodthirsty alien who comes to Earth looking to replenish his planet’s declining food supply. Traci Lords stars … Continue reading