5 Horror Video Game Adaptations to Watch After ‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’

Video Game adaptations have long been a tricky, tricky thing to accomplish. Too far removed from the source material, and you earn the fanbase’s ire. Too close to the source material, and you’ll likely alienate newcomers. Many adaptations opt for the former. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City tries its hand at the latter, attempting to […]

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[Review] The Penultimate Episode of “Chucky” Slows Down to Set the Final Stage of Madness

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. The adage thematically sums up the penultimate episode of “Chucky” season one. The last episode offered up a whirlwind of reveals, converging paths, and a meanspirited death to boot. “Twice the Grieving, Double the Loss” slows everything down to meticulously place the players on the game […]

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The Claustrophobic Horror Of ‘Condemned: Criminal Origins’

The empowerment of arming the player has always been somewhat of a conundrum for the horror genre.  While necessary to the player’s survival, the inevitable firepower bestowed upon the player can be detrimental to the carefully crafted horror elements.  So, what happens when the player is stripped of that empowerment and trades in their gun […]

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Stay Home, Watch Horror: 5 Thanksgiving Horror Movies to Stream This Week!

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means it’s time to theme our horror viewing accordingly. There’s something for everyone; bloody slashers, tension-fueled nightmares, and a family favorite for all ages. All either center around the holiday or evoke the spirit of it through its themes. Here’s where you can stream them this week. And if you need […]

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7 New Horror Movies & Shows Releasing for Thanksgiving Week Including the ‘Resident Evil’ Reboot!

While Ghostbusters: Afterlife tops the box office in its first full week of release, you may be wondering what else we can expect on the road to Thanksgiving and Black Friday. It’s actually a surprisingly robust week for the horror genre, with the Resident Evil film franchise returning to theaters and a brand new Bruce […]

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[Interview] ‘Dying Light 2’ Lead Designer Tymon Smektala on Overcoming the Monsters and Horrors of Night

Throughout my time playing Dying Light 2 Stay Human, I felt drawn into the world. Everything from the monsters I faced to the NPCs I interacted with all came together to create this authentic apocalyptic setting. Humanity’s struggle to survive against these horrific creatures and each other moved me, especially considering the more emotional writing and […]

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Blood Moon: 5 Great Horror Movie Eclipses for the Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse in 580 Years!

Last night, the moon slipped into the Earth’s shadow for six hours, the longest-lasting partial lunar eclipse in 580 years. It’ll be hundreds of years before we’ll see another celestial event like it again. But maybe that’s a good thing; horror teaches us repeatedly that strange phenomena bring deadly omens. Or, in the case of […]

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Kevin Smith’s First Horror Movie ‘Red State’ is Even More Terrifyingly Relevant 10 Years Later

From Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later to Scorsese’s Shutter Island, some of the most entertaining genre films are made by established directors attempting to challenge themselves by trying something new. Mostly known for his indie comedies, Kevin Smith might not be the first name that comes to mind when one thinks of legitimately chilling movies, […]

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Hail Raatma: Creating the Memorable ‘V/H/S/94’ Creature from “Storm Drain” [Exclusive]

Last month brought the newest entry in the V/H/S anthology series to Shudder, marking the most critically acclaimed yet. V/H/S/94 introduced a whole new set of nightmarish horror and creatures, including fan-favorite Raatma, the unforgettable sewer-dwelling monster from Chloe Okuno’s segment “Storm Drain.” What exactly is Raatma? How was this creature conceived and created? “Storm Drain” writer/director Chloe Okuno, creature designer Keith Thompson, […]

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5 Horror Movies We’re Still Looking Forward to In the Remainder of 2021

Where has the time gone? The year is already drawing to a close, and the time to reflect on 2021’s horror output is nearly upon us. But not just yet… There are still a few genre titles to look forward to before the year is done. Here are five movies that we’re still looking forward […]

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[Review] “Chucky” Packs Episode Six Full of Shocking Moments and Vital Reveals

The last episode marked a dramatic turning point in “Chucky” with major strides in multiple plot threads. Paths started to converge with the arrival of Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly) and Nica (Fiona Dourif), and smaller loose ends sought closure in Jake Wheeler’s world. Flashbacks into Tiffany’s first meet-cute with Charles Lee Ray ran parallel with the […]

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[Review] ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Crosses the Streams of Sentimentality and Fan Service

Director Jason Reitman called Ghostbusters: Afterlife his most personal film yet. That makes sense; he was seven when dad Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters was released in theaters and twelve when the sequel arrived. Ghostbusters no doubt made up a significant part of Reitman’s childhood and his family’s life. It results in a sentimental family film that examines the legacy and the film’s […]

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[Hands-On Preview] ‘Dying Light 2: Stay Human’ Shows Great Promise For Techland’s Zombie Epic

In building upon previous mechanics and providing a more personal story with impactful player choice, Dying Light 2 Stay Human offers a grim world with much to explore. In having the chance to spend several hours playing the game, I have found that developer Techland has not only significantly improved upon what was laid out […]

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Stay Home, Watch Horror: 5 Black Magic Horror Movies to Stream This Week

Characters that encounter or choose to dabble in black magic find themselves on a fast track to horror. Over their heads and their very souls at risk. Whether it’s witchcraft, Hoodoo, voodoo, or a simple séance that went wrong, all will cause irreparable harm to the careless. This week’s horror picks feature characters empowered or […]

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Six New Horror Movies Releasing This Week Plus a New Netflix Series from the Director of ‘Train to Busan’!

New horror releases tend to slow down a bit on the road to the holidays, and honestly that’s not a bad thing because it gives us a chance to catch up on all the stuff we missed earlier in the year. During this past Halloween Season alone, so many new movies were released that we […]

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