Review: Halloween, he comes home

David Gordon Green and Danny McBride are as unlikely a tandem to bring Halloween and Michael Myers back to life as you could think of; and yet they’ve done just that, injecting the 40-year-old horror franchise with vicious vigor that hits the reset button on the history of Halloween as we know it. In it, Laurie Strode comes to […]

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Art: Halloween by Gary Pullin

John Carpenter’s all-timer carved an everlasting mark on horror when it debuted in 1978, which is why giving it praise in 2018 feels a lot like explaining to someone why oxygen is important—what more is there left to say about one of horror’s greatest films? While we may have run out of words to describe […]

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Art: Halloween by Jock

Although it can be traced all the way back to the early ’60s, it was films like Mario Bava’s gruesome Bay of Blood (1971), Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), and Bob Clark’s holiday classic Black Christmas (1974) that mapped the very future of the slasher. In 1978, however, it was John Carpenter’s Halloween that defined the genre—the film left a footprint on horror unlike any […]

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This Halloween season belongs to Shudder!

Shudder just won Halloween. The horror streaming service just announced its October line-up of shit-your-pants titles, kicking the Halloween season off with every. single. episode. of the George Romero-produced series Tales from the Darkside—it’s the only place you’ll find streaming all 83 episodes of the anthology, which is absurdly cool. But even better is the highly anticipated release […]

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Rob Zombie’s 31 trailer welcomes you to Murder World

Right on the heels of last week’s new poster for Rob Zombie’s maniac clown thriller 31 is the film’s very first trailer, and it’s pretty much everything we imagined it would be—killer clowns tormenting the shit out of a group of people on a Halloween night. And it looks every bit like a Rob Zombie film, […]

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What are your thoughts on Carpenter’s return to Halloween?

A new Halloween movie is not at all surprising news—it’s just one of those franchises that will forever be a mainstay in the genre—but what is surprising is that Blumhouse, Miramax, and none other than original Halloween director John Carpenter are partnering for the latest installment. While it’s guaranteed to distance itself as far away […]

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