It’s that time of the year again, when pumpkins are suddenly popular, freaking your neighbor out is being considered cool, and having missing body parts is part of the whole celebration. Yup….it’s called Halloween. The perfect time for the freaks to blend into society, and to get your heart rate up by at least 100% thanks to all the scary figures who come and ring your bell for treats. But there is much more history behind Halloween! [Read more…]
Toilet paper in the tree. Eggs on the windows. Lipstick scrawls all over the car. Smashed pumpkins on the lawn. A fake moustache that won’t come unstuck anymore. Plastic bats in the rose bushes. Zombie bite-marks on your arm that look a little too real and hurt a little too much. Candy corn in unspeakable places. In the coffee pot, for example. Or under the couch.
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Horror is an ever-changing genre that continues to develop and redevelop. It can grow, evolve and has the ability to rejuvenate itself for every generation of cinema-goers. It’s incredibly diverse and is something that can adapt itself for mainstream filmmakers looking to really terrify audiences as well as micro-budget projects made for next to nothing. Of course this flexibility has meant that the genre itself does suffer from repetition and the spawning of endless sequels, remakes and truly bizarre and unnecessary mash-ups which can greatly affect the quality of horror as a whole. Fortunately there have been many incredibly good horror movies over the years which have stood the test of time. [Read more…]