‘King Cohen’ himself, Larry Cohen, on the new documentary about his career

'King Cohen' himself, Larry Cohen, on the new documentary about his career

'King Cohen' himself, Larry Cohen, on the new documentary about his career

Listing all of the films made by director Larry Cohen would be pages long, and if you added in the number of TV show episodes, it'd be pages and pages past that. Even if you were to distill it down to the number of Blu-Ray reissues over the last few years, it would be absurdly lengthy. Suffice it to

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Friday Double Feature: Home Is Where the Haunt Is

Friday Double Feature: Home Is Where the Haunt Is

Friday Double Feature: Home Is Where the Haunt Is

Peter Jackson’s 1996 ghost story, The Frighteners, was the director’s first big Hollywood production. It didn’t do so hot, making just a little bit above its $26 million budget. Given the fact that the film’s star, Michael J. Fox, would make his triumphant return to the small screen just two months

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Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

I have a weird relationship with the 1962 film Carnival of Souls. Part of the film was shot in Lawrence, Kansas, where I live. It was the director Herk Harvey’s only feature film, although he made many films for the industrial movie company Centron Corporation. The movie is a certifiable classic,

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Friday Double Feature: Past & Present Tense

Friday Double Feature: Past & Present Tense

Friday Double Feature: Past & Present Tense

In his review for David Robert Mitchell’s 2014 film It Follows, The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Morgenstern referred to the film as “a vivid example of musically transmitted anxiety.” Thanks to the score by composer and musician Disasterpeace, the film is a ridiculously tense piece of horror. Watching

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Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

Friday Double Feature: Madness By the Water

I have a weird relationship with the 1962 film Carnival of Souls. Part of the film was shot in Lawrence, Kansas, where I live. It was the director Herk Harvey’s only feature film, although he made many films for the industrial movie company Centron Corporation. The movie is a certifiable classic,

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Friday Double Feature: The Art of Murder in A BUCKET OF BLOOD & COLOR ME BLOOD RED

Friday Double Feature: The Art of Murder in A BUCKET OF BLOOD & COLOR ME BLOOD RED

Friday Double Feature: The Art of Murder in A BUCKET OF BLOOD & COLOR ME BLOOD RED

As noted by Clive Davies in his book Spinegrinder: The Movies Most Critics Won’t Write About, Herschell Gordon Lewis’ 1965 film, Color Me Blood Red, “is kind of an extension of A Bucket of Blood,” directed by Roger Corman in 1959. While the former is a brightly-colored, slightly serious picture, and

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Bookshelf: WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST READ

Bookshelf: WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST READ

Bookshelf: WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST READ

At their heart, David Wong’s books set in the town of Undisclosed are about perception. His first novel, John Dies at the End, its sequel, This Book Is Full of Spiders, and the latest, What the Hell Did I Just Read, all deal with the fact that what we’re seeing with our eyes might not actually be wh

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Are You Afraid of the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Twilight Zone? Cemetery Gates Media’s new Kickstarter for ‘Corpse Cold’

Are You Afraid of the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Twilight Zone? Cemetery Gates Media's new Kickstarter for 'Corpse Cold'

Cemetery Gates Media is launching a Kickstarter campaign on September 30th to fund a fully-illustrated book of spooky stories inspired by '80s and '90s horror books like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The book, Corpse Cold: New American Folklore, features 17 stories, written by John Brhel and Jo

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INTERVIEW: Spectacular Optical’s Kier-La Janisse on their upcoming YULETIDE TERROR

INTERVIEW: Spectacular Optical's Kier-La Janisse on their upcoming YULETIDE TERROR

Canadian small-press publisher Spectacular Optical has started to become the go-to place for intriguing books on genre topics. Be it their look at '80s hysteria in Satanic Panic: Pop Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s, the first comprehensive analysis of director Jean Rollin in Lost Girls, or “the cool

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