Horror

Monsters, super-heroes and conspiracy theories

Monsters, super-heroes and conspiracy theories

Throughout his career as a comic book scripter, Doug Moench has moved effortlessly between genres and fictional universes. Read More »

The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods

I’ll try and keep this spoiler-free, because I think it goes without saying that spoilers are the film buff’s bane, but I will need to at least hint at a few key aspects of the story in order to properly criticize it in the manner I inten... Read More »

Frontier #1 Uno Moralez

Review: Frontier #1: Uno Moralez

Frontier #1: Uno Moralez Publisher: Youth in Decline Pages: 32 Price: US$8 Buy If you have a broad enough media palate, you’ll recognize the buildings blocks of Uno Moralez’s art and comics—but there’s also nothing quite like it. Ev... Read More »

Deconstructing Horror: Shaky Hands

Deconstructing Horror: Shaky Hands

Shaky Hands first-person horror         If you’ve been watching horror movies for the last 15 years, you’re bound to have noticed the proliferation of hand-held, homemade horror films that are being made. A few weeks a... Read More »

V/H/S/ and the Case of the Missing Women

V/H/S/ and the Case of the Missing Women

The first V/H/S was a boy’s club. The sensibility of that film, an anthology released to much acclaim and success in 2012, was so aggressively straight and male that the entire film was nearly spoiled. From the framing sequence’s group of... Read More »

Deconstructing Horror: The Haunted Page

Deconstructing Horror: The Haunted Page

Apart from sitting around the campfire, the written page is probably the most traditional method of communicating haunted tales. For this week’s edition of Deconstructing Horror, we’ll be looking at words on the page. If your just tuning ... Read More »

The Real Manga Blues: A “Me and the Devil Blues” Review

The Real Manga Blues: A “Me and the Devil Blues” Review

Of all the potential stories to succeed phenomenally in manga form, not many people expect a story centering around blues music in the deep American South to qualify.  Even less likely is a story about blues great Robert Johnson – the black man... Read More »

Psychics are Dark Fantasy

Psychics are Dark Fantasy

I remember being uncomfortable about the “psionics” in Dungeons and Dragons back when I was a kid.  Psychic powers seemed more appropriate in science fiction than fantasy.  I mean, we had Mr. Spock’s mind meld in Star Trek, Jedi min... Read More »

Another Best Dramatic Presentation Long Form Ballot – A Sidewise View…

I kinda like the Best Dram Pres Long Form ballot this year. It’s a varied one, has one fairly good-sized surprise, features some obvious choices, and has a two-horse race as I see it. That said, there is a ballot that I see in my head that is m... Read More »

H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthuluCon Happening This Weekend In Portland!

H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthuluCon Happening This Weekend In Portland!

For many years, if you wanted to see the works of Howard Philips Lovecraft adapted for the big screen, one would have to have to content one’s self with endlessly re-watching The Bride Of Re-Animator (which isn’t even that good), or fast... Read More »

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