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AngieBarry
August 13 2016

Outcast 1.10 Season Finale: “This Little Light” Episode Review

A freshly-possessed Megan’s (Wrenn Schmidt) musings over her new body—and dead husband—are interrupted by daughter Holly and niece Amber (Madeleine McGraw), who promptly drop...
AngieBarry
August 6 2016

Outcast 1.09: “Close to Home” Episode Review

In this penultimate episode of Season One, we pick up in the woods—where Megan (Wrenn Schmidt) is busy picking up the shattered glass from her recent “therapy session.”  Her...
AngieBarry
July 30 2016

Outcast 1.08: “What Lurks Within” Episode Review

This week, we get a better look at Evil Data/Sidney—and any lingering feelings of fondness we may have held onto thanks to actor Brent Spiner's turn as a beloved android in Star Trek:...
BrianGreene
July 26 2016

Carnival of Souls: The Unlikely Masterpiece

It’s hard to know where to begin in writing about Carnival of Souls, the eerie cult classic horror film from 1962, which has just been given the Criterion Collection treatment in a new Blu-Ray...
AngieBarry
July 23 2016

Outcast 1.07: “The Damage Done” Episode Review

Anderson (Philip Glenister) is cleaning up the aftermath of his bloody encounter with Evil Data/Sidney (Brent Spiner)—good God, talk about a bathroom of horrors—when Chief Giles (Reg...
KristenHoughton
July 21 2016

Why We Are Fascinated with Hell, the Devil, and Monsters

Teddy Jameson awakens nude and confused in what appears to be a tropical paradise. His guide looks like Brad Pitt and the grounds look like a Sandals Resort. Nice, right? The only problem is...
AngieBarry
July 16 2016

Outcast 1.06: “From the Shadows it Watches” Episode Review

I don't know about you, but there are few things I enjoy more than a night in with a glass of booze and a stack of movies.  The VHS tapes Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister) has selected...
CrimeHQ
July 12 2016

What Is the Best Zombie Movie?

Zombies. The Undead. Walkers. Biters.  Whatever you call them, they've left there imprint on the horror genre, ever since the release of Victor Halperin's White Zombie in 1932....
AngieBarry
July 9 2016

Outcast 1.05: “The Road Before Us” Episode Review

In the wake of last week's revelations about the demonically afflicted in Rome, West Virginia, Kyle (Patrick Fugit) is in something of a tailspin of worry about his estranged wife, Allison...
AngieBarry
June 25 2016

Outcast 1.04: “A Wrath Unseen” Episode Review

Boy, nothing says depressing quite like a funeral with only three attendants—and of those three, Kyle (Patrick Fugit), is the only one that doesn't have to be there.  Poor neighbor...
AngieBarry
June 18 2016

Outcast 1.03: “All Alone Now” Episode Review

Police partners and long-time friends, Brock (Lee Tergesen) and Luke (JR Bourne), go bowling as a double-date with Luke's wife and a friend—but Brock's not acting like himself. He's...
AngieBarry
June 11 2016

Outcast 1.02: “(I Remember) When She Loved Me” Episode Review

Picking up right where we left off last week, little Joshua is still carrying the marks of his exorcism. Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister) is rabble-rousing his congregation. Kyle (Patrick Fugit)...
AngieBarry
June 4 2016

Outcast Series Premiere 1.01: “A Darkness Surrounds Him”

I've been a horror fan for half of my life. My comfort films include John Carpenter's The Thing and Dawn of the Dead; they're just the thing to perk me up after an especially rotten...
AdamCWagner88
May 16 2016

Chilling Teaser Trailer for The Woods

A group of young, attractive kids go into the woods and they’re not alone…something is out to get them. We’ve seen it a thousand times—so much so that we all have to wonder...
AdamCWagner88
May 13 2016

“The Scarlet Cosmos”

Check out this cocktail inspired by Clive Barker's The Scarlet Gospels, and then make sure you're signed in and comment at the bottom for a chance to win a copy of the conclusion to the...
HectorDeJean
April 8 2016

Follow Me into Weird Worlds: DC’s The Phantom Stranger

Ask me my favorite superhero—that's easy. The one character whose comics I want to be buried with; the guy I would dress as at Comicon, were I to be so lame; the hero whose powers I would...
HectorDeJean
March 24 2016

Follow Me into Weird Worlds: DC’s Horror and Supernatural Comics

The first stirrings might have begun with the Deadman, an acrobatically-inclined ghost who inhabited the bodies of mortals for a few moments at a time; or it might have really become a trend when...
ThomasPluck
March 7 2016

The Witch: Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

We all know the Salem Witch Trials; in 1692 a peculiar madness overcame the Massachusetts town and culminated in the execution of nineteen people by hanging and one by pressing, crushed to death...
CrimeHQ
January 29 2016

Follow up to What We Do in the Shadows gets a title: We’re Wolves

One of the funniest movies of last year—albeit, one that not a lot of people know about—was the vampire mockumentary, What We Do in the Shadows. Written and starring New Zealand’s...
AngieBarry
December 3 2015

Top 5 Movie Devils

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.” -Kevin Spacey, The Usual Suspects (1995)   He goes by many names: Satan, Morningstar,...
MeghanHarker
November 10 2015

A Farewell to Harm: Saying Goodbye to Hemlock Grove

When Netflix announced that the third season of Hemlock Grove would be its last, I was hardly surprised. Since its debut in 2013, Hemlock Grove has been an extremely polarizing show: you either...
ChristopherGolden
November 4 2015

Christopher Golden and Josh Boone Talk The Stand and The Fault in Our Stars

  In celebration of the release of my new horror novel, Dead Ringers, I reached out to some of my favorite filmmakers to talk about our mutual love of the genre, formative influences,...
AngieBarry
October 22 2015

Under the Radar: Movies You May Have Missed — What We Do in the Shadows

We need to show New Zealand more respect. After all, the Kiwis gave us Lord of the Rings. The ruggedly handsome Cliff Curtis (of Fear the Walking Dead and recent Under the Radar film Push)....
ElizabethKMahon
October 8 2015

An Undead Procedural: iZombie

When iZombie was first announced, I was reluctant to get onboard. I am not ordinarily a fan of Zombies. I have proudly never watched an episode of The Walking Dead. But the brains, so to speak,...
bookcrazie
October 7 2015

166 Years After His Death, Test Your Poe Q!

Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849, and no one knows how. But a much more important mystery surrounds Poe’s life and his works. What most people think they know is way off the mark. Here’s...
CrimeHQ
September 24 2015

The ZINNG: Staub’s Movie, Barker’s TV, Things to Do in Denver (and London)

Set your DVRs for Wendy Corsi Staub's novel Hello, It's Me (written as Wendy Markham) airing Sunday at 9p Eastern on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel. Many Congratulations to...
AngieBarry
August 14 2015

The Monstrous Feminine: Women and Horror, Part 3

“Get away from her, you bitch!” — Ellen Ripley (Aliens) DON'T MESS WITH MOTHER NATURE Being a mom is a full-time, lifetime, really difficult job even in the...
AngieBarry
August 13 2015

The Monstrous Feminine: Women and Horror, Part 2

“Oh, she was so sexy. She was asking for it.” — Hayley (Hard Candy) HELL HATH NO FURY We unfortunately live in a world where it's unsafe to be a woman. Having...
AngieBarry
August 12 2015

The Monstrous Feminine: Women and Horror, Part 1

“It is women who love horror. Gloat over it. Feed on it. Are nourished by it. Shudder and cling and cry out—and come back for more.” — Bela Lugosi Being a woman...
CToohey
July 30 2015

Boomsticks Weekly!: Ash vs. Evil Dead

Grab your boomsticks, Bruce Campbell and Evil Dead fans, because the new “horror sitcom” for Starz is Ash vs. Evil Dead, where he returns to battle the numberless, ravening hordes of...