Battle of the Killer Prom Nights

Remakes versus originals, old versus new, and so on. Hollywood loves to remake its beloved classics, more notably, their horror classics. Franchises like Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Friday the 13th have been rebooted numerous times. With so many redo’s and re-adaptations, arguments circle around which is better: the original or the remake. Though many would argue the original, this is not always the case. Some remakes score farther and higher than their predecessors, so we want to look at some remade classics to determine which is the superior.

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Women in Horror: Jenni and Jacinda's Top 2019 Horror Releases

2019 saw a release of over 30 horror films ranging in all themes and popularity. Our favorite horror films of 2019 cover a lot of this ground. Octavia Spencer, Rebecca Ferguson, Park So Dam, and Florence Pugh are just a few names that dominated the horror genre last year. From indies like In Fabric to blockbusters like Us, our favorites span across an array of themes and storylines.

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REVIEW: ‘Ginger Snaps’ (2000) Says that Becoming a Woman is an Undue Curse

“Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf,” the synopsis for Ginger Snaps (2000) asks. Written by Karen Walton and directed by John Fawcett, Ginger Snaps delves deep into this unconventional comparison and creates a relatable anecdote that makes it a beloved horror film. Sisters, Brigitte (Emily Perkins) and Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) Fitzgerald, are proud social outcasts at their high school.

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Black Women in Horror: Breaking Down Stereotypes for an Empowering, Diverse Future

With the increasing space women occupy in horror, how much of that is going to black women and their talent?

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Eve’s Bayou (1997) is a Timeless Southern Gothic That Gives a Platform for Black Women

Southern Gothic is a sub-genre of fiction that takes place in the American South and that focuses on “grotesque themes”, “damaged, and delusional characters,” with hints of darkness and the supernatural. It also acts as the over-arching theme of Eve’s Bayou (1997), which looks into the façade of an African-American family, living deep in the…

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Lin Shaye, ‘The Godmother of Horror’

Shaye has come a long way from being a nameless teacher in one of her first horror roles.

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REVIEW: ‘American Psycho (2000)’ is More Than Just An American Horror Story

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Mary Harron’s American Psycho. Since its $34 million theatrical release, the film has gained a serious social media cult following full of Patrick Bateman profile pictures and shared images. However, this film has more to offer than really good memes. In American Psycho, writers Harron and Guinevere Turner take a story about a corporate sadist and turn it into a horrifying and comedically gory deconstruction of toxic masculinity.

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Eat the Rich! – What 2019’s Films Had to Say About Wealth and Privilege

2019’s films have offered anecdotes to the mystery surrounding wealth, and have also offered some form of revenge that audiences can live vicariously through – like watching the rich family literally explode into nothing but a confetti display of flesh.

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Walking in a Winter Christmas-town: What Christmas Movies are at the Top of the Your Zillow List?

 “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire” and “Jack Frost nipping at your nose,” the perfect blanket of white snow that never seems to be ruined by mud, the mistletoe, the precisely tempered hot chocolate, and so much more quintessential comfort that is related to the 25th of December. Nothing attempts to capture that love and…

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REVIEW: ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Season 2 is an Aftermath Set in Sobering Reality

Everything that the audience and the characters of the show need to finally move on.

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