Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 31: The Thing

It's October 31st and for a fourth year I clamored trying to figure out the perfect film to recommend and review. I always start October with one of the Halloween films and end with something epic. Year one was Romero's Night of the Living Dead. Year...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 28: DEATHGASM

It's no shock that my favorite time period in horror is the seventies through the eighties. It was a time period that was a proving ground for Special FX artists and writers and directors who wanted to make the craziest and most original films they c...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 27: The Devil's Rejects

Mired in horror shock rock with love letters to KISS and Alice Cooper in his attire, music and stage performances along with imagery garnered from horror sitcoms such as The Munsters and The Addams Family with dashes of dialogue and character develop...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 26: Near Dark

Aliens was wrapping up production and Bigelow had just finished writing her first script with collaborator Eric Red as well as co directed her first feature. At the time she and Eric really wanted to work on a western film but unfortunately they were...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 25: Clown

Imagine you are Eli Roth and you wake up one morning to your phone blowing up with text messages and calls congratulating you on your new film after they were so impressed by the trailer that was released for it. Only you didn't release a new trailer...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 23: Society

One of the most infamous horror films of all time is the iconic Re-Animator based off of H.P. Lovecraft's stories and directed by Stuart Gordon. The producer who came out to Hollywood to make his success which started with Re-Animator was none other ...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 22: The Final Girls

"They won't be singing Kumbaya, they'll be singing Kumbay nooooo!" Does anybody miss cheesy eighties horror slashers as much as I do? Do you revere them yet understand the glorious unsavoryness of them? This flick is the answer to our prayers! From t...

Review: Ouija Origin of Evil

The trend of sub par movies getting amazing directors attached to the sequels continues! I never watched Ouija nor did I ever intend to watch it other than maybe for the fact that Emma from Bates Motel is in it. From what I can gather it was another ...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 20: Innocent Blood

The man who gave us possibly one of the greatest werewolf films of all time has mostly done comedies like Animal House but even in his comedies he loves to dabble in horror and shows a great love and affinity for it. After the box office failure of h...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 19: Phantasm II

Phantasm is one of the Seminole 1970's horror films that itself took years to make under an extremely low budget and perseverance from director Don Coscarelli. It's also one of the strangest and most inventive horror franchises ever to be made dealin...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 18: Cronos

There are a ton of vampire movies out now and they have been flooding the cinemas for decades. Just like a good zombie flick I'm always looking for them to either expand the mythos behind the creature or give me a compelling dramatic story on the cha...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 17: Jeepers Creepers

Just like in the early nineties, where it was hard to find a good iconic horror film villain, it was possibly even harder in the early two thousands to find a horror film not starting teen TV stars and practical makeup FX monsters were very sparse. F...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 16: The Crazies

The four films after Romero's classic Night of the Living Dead are usually over looked. Season of the Witch, There's Always Vanilla, Martin and the Crazies all bring Romero's unique world view of human interaction and with the latter three bringing i...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 14: Piranha

Jaws comes out and becomes one of the most commercially and critically successful horror/thrillers ever made starting the reign of aquatic horror for decades to come. At this point every producer scrambled to come up with another sea creature to terr...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 13: From Beyond

Stuart Gordon is a rare breed of filmmaker coming from having started his own theater company in his home town to making possibly one of the goriest and most fun eighties practical FX films of all time, the adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's Re-Animator....