Bathory is known for her ruthless torture and blood ceremonies centuries ago, but what did she really do? How has her legend been portrayed …continue reading Countess Bathory: Fact, Fiction and Film
Eighty-Four Minutes of Unforgettable Hell On Earth: Welcome to Wes Craven’s “The Last House on the Left” (Retrospective and Trivia). Don’t talk to strangers …continue reading Exploiting Exploitation: The Last House on the Left
From the sounds of the unknown to sights that refuse to be seen, psychological horror dominates the horror genre. But what exactly is it? …continue reading Psycho-Analysis of Psychological Horror
I take an unpopular leap to explore the true nature of Rocky Balboa and explore the surprisingly sinister actions of our beloved boxing hero. …continue reading Monster’s Toy Box: Is Rocky Evil?
“Family Blood” is a thought provoking allegory for the endless cycle of addiction and the predators that prey on the weak and vulnerable. I …continue reading Review and Reflect: Family Blood (2018)
Still Sharp: Despite its age, the message in Michael Lichtenstein’s “Teeth”, is still powerful and relevant — perhaps more so now than ever. As a …continue reading Digging Deep: Teeth (2007) and #MeToo Movement
Everyone loves to root for the heroic and virginal final girl, but how did the sexy, villainous women of horror become my heroes? Okay, …continue reading Nasty Women: My Love Affair with Female Villains