Tag: horror movies

Film, Spinning Discs

Spinning Discs: Scream and Shout

Every horror fan's a winner this Halloween....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Reviews: “Aliens: 30th Anniversary Edition” and “John Carpenter’s The Thing: Collector’s Edition”

Just in time for Halloween, two of the 80s greatest sci-fi/horror films have spectacular new Blu-ray releases....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Reviews: “Sinister 2” and “Deathgasm”

Forget the slick Hollywood sequel and go straight for the New Zealand import. "Deathgasm" kicks ass!...

Contests, Film

Popdose Giveaway: Win a copy of M. Night Shyamalan’s latest, “The Visit”

Enter to win a Blu-ray of M. Night Shyamalan's latest thriller....

Contests, Film

Popdose Giveaway: Win “The Green Inferno” on Blu-ray

Here's a chance to win a copy of Eli Roth's terrifying tale of cannibalism!...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Girlhouse”

"Girlhouse" is a new slasher film about women who are attacked by a deranged killer....

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Are Remakes of Classic Horror Films

Horror movies derive most of their power and enjoyment (you sicko) from a combination of novelty and surprise.The novelty: how the...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 31: Halloween

Well, was anybody shocked? Remember, when I was setting up this series — back with Day 1′s write-up of May — I warned...

Film, Horror Movie Marathon

Horror Movie Marathon: Part Six

For Part Six of the Horror Movie Marathon, Kelly watches a boogie man movie and a haunted house movie, but wasn't really scared by either....

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 25: The Nightmare Before Christmas

So here we are: the final week of the Halloween season. It’s almost bittersweet — and in this, our last seven days together,...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Days 23-24: Splinter & The Host

Yesterday, we discussed — among other films — Frank Darabont’s The Mist, which examined what happens when groups of...

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The 31 Days of Horror, Days 20-22: A Stephen King Mini-Marathon (The Mist, The Shining, & Silver Bullet)

Nearing the home stretch of this list, I’m aware that we’ve doubled up before: the weekend of October 6th we looked at...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 19: Sleepaway Camp

We discussed, way back on day 4 of this shindig, the intangible sense of pleasure a cheesy ’80s horror movie has to offer; while...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 17: Black Sabbath

There’s something about a horror anthology that has always sucked me in. I remember distinctly my fourth-grade teacher reading...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 15: Deep Red

Regardless of what legendary giallo pioneer Dario Argento’s finest film is — I wager that most would say Suspiria, but...

Film, Horror Movie Marathon

Horror Movie Marathon: Part Five

Part Five of Kelly's Horror Movie Marathon finds her watching two films about grieving parents facing supernatural challenges in their new...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 12: The Orphanage

We hear a lot about being haunted around Halloween. It’s a word often used to reference ghosts, and what they do when...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 11: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Yesterday, I made the case for two less-than-stellar films ( When a Stranger Calls and Amusement ) that nevertheless contained...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 10: When a Stranger Calls // Amusement

It often seems as though each modern horror movie can at least muster up one virtuoso sequence, something better than the sum of its...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 9: A Tale of Two Sisters

The appeal of horror cinema is often ephemeral. The pleasures of the genre aren’t always fleeting, of course — what horror...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 8: Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

As with a full-fledged horror movie, a horror-based comedy doesn’t quite need to reinvent the wheel. It merely needs to appeal to...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Days 6 & 7: Night of the Living Dead // Dawn of the Dead

First things first: I apologize deeply to the ten or so horror-starved souls out there who went unfulfilled yesterday. It won’t...

Film, Horror Movie Marathon

Horror Movie Marathon: Part Three

In part three of her horror-a-thon, Kelly Stitzel finally gets around to watching The Cabin in the Woods, ponders whether or not the Better...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 5: Them

Against all odds, it seems as though modern-day French horror has a keen grip on what is truly frightening. It can be intense —...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 4: Night of the Demons

As I sit down to sell you on Kevin Tenney’s little-respected Night of the Demons, I find it important to reiterate once again that...

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 3: The Descent

For the third day of Halloween, we take a look at crippling fear and claustrophobia in Neil Marshall's UK nail-biter "The Descent"....

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The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 2: The Night of the Hunter

For the second of Popblerd's 31 Days of Halloween, we look at Charles Laughton's "Night of the Hunter", a Gothic, deep-south potboiler...

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The 31 Days of Halloween: May

Popblerd's countdown of 31 great Halloween movies kicks off with Lucky McKee's twisted, bloody character study "May."...

Film, Horror Movie Marathon

Horror Movie Marathon: Part One

Kelly Stitzel embarks upon a month-long horror film marathon and she invites you along for the ride....

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: William Shatner in “Kingdom of the Spiders”

Giant insects were all the rage in the nuclear-obsessed 50s—the king-sized ants of Them! (1954) led to an all-out assault of...