10 Favorite Horrifying Movie Scenes for Halloween
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 post.
The Ten Worst Horror Movies of the 00s
In It For the Kills
Most of these are movies I wish I could have avoided, with the exception of Jenifer. I don’t know why, and I’m afraid to really explore it, but that film both fascinated and disgusted me.
Camp Crystal Lake vs Camp Blackfoot
The Paradise of Horror
This is a fun retro-review of The Burning, and it reminds me of why I’ve always loved slasher films.
Fan Rant: Should We Retire the Phrase ‘Torture Porn’?
This is a really pithy post about a question that isn’t likely to ever be answered: why do some people love movies that shock and exploit us, and why do some people feel the need to label those movies?
The Walking Dead
Personally, based on the first episode, I think The Walking Dead is the best thing to happen to zombie movies since 28 Days Later. It’s a serious, meditative character study that promises to look at some of the darker aspects of the human condition. But judge for yourself — watch the show and read this balanced, objective review of it.
Where are they Now?: Child Stars of Horror Edition
Day of the Woman
I was surprised to learn that the kid from Kubrick’s The Shining is now a science professor. I was not all that surprised to learn that the child preacher from Children of the Corn still looks kinda creepy.
Tales From the Crypt: 1950-1955
Golden Age of Comic Book Stories
These are some fantastic covers from the comic book that helped put horror in the American home.
email suggestions for next week’s community highlights to firstname.lastname@example.org