Tag: gore

Candyman

31 Horror Movies I Own #6: Candyman It might seem silly, but there was a time when I couldn’t watch this movie when I was alone, and you will NEVER EVER EVER catch me saying “Candyman” in the mirror five times (poor Ted Raimi). No. Way. I’m not a superstitious person by nature, but the

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Ginger Snaps

Horror Movies I Own #5: Ginger Snaps “Out by 16 or dead in the scene, but together forever…” Ginger Snaps is one of those surprising little horror films that I might have skipped over if several friends hadn’t assured me I’d love it—and I do. How could I not love a story about death-obsessed Goth

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Hellraiser

31 Horror Movies I Own: #1, Hellraiser I suspect that if you weren’t a teen or preteen when Clive Barker’s Hellraiser hit the horror scene, you’d view it now and think “This is fucking dated and cheesy and not scary at all”…and you’d be half-right. There’s no denying that it’s dated. 1987 was a fine

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My love/hate relationship with Halloween 2 (and Rob Zombie in general)

I know I am one of few people who actually didn’t mind Zombie’s reboot of Halloween – yes, it was nothing like Carpenter’s classic, but I thought he did a decent job of translating the story for a contemporary audience, and some of the kill scenes were FANTASTIC. So, I put Halloween 2 on my

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La Terza Madre

The third installment in Dario Argento’s “Three Mothers” trilogy (following Suspiria & Inferno) does not disappoint. Mother of Tears is full of the Italian Horror Director’s signatures: grotesque murders, graphic detail, entrails, gorgeous, naked Italian women – and of course, the main character wading through a disgusting pit of something (in this case, human carnage

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Julia: Going to extremes for a good f**k.

Many of you may count “The Lead Cenobite” (or “Pinhead” as he became known in the sequels) as the terrorizer of Clive Barker’s low-budget fantasy gorefest Hellraiser – but the REAL villain of this film is Kirsty’s Stepmom Julia. Note the look of lusty rage on her face as she smacks a hapless victim with

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