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Movie Retrospectives

On May 1st of 1981, Paramount Pictures delivered their sequel to the major success Horror film Friday the 13th. Coming a year after the original film’s release, the follow-up project grossed one million dollars more than its predecessor opening week  More...

The early 1980’s saw not only a slew of Slasher films, but also a resurgence of the ravenous Werewolf in films like 1981’s An American Werewolf in London and 1984’s The Company of Wolves. One of the best films of the Werewolf subgenr  More...

August of 2016 marks the 35th anniversary of the conclusion of Lucio Fulci’s (City of the Living Dead 1980, The Beyond 1981) ‘Gates of Hell’ Trilogy, with The House by the Cemetery. Releases in Italy back in August of  More...

This week in Horror movie history, The Guardian was released on April 27, 1990 through Universal Pictures and Nanny Productions. Directed by The Exorcist’s William Friedkin, the film follows a script written by Friedkin, Stephen Volk (Gothic 1986,  More...

Writer/Director James Gunn knows a great movie homage when he sees one. He not only penned the screenplays for the Dawn of the Dead remake in 2004 and the live action Scooby Doo movie in 2002, but also wrote and directed 2010’s Comic Book hero satir  More...