Michael Myers was such a monster in 'Halloween' that not even all the scenes could make it into the final cut.Read More
Laurie Strode is no stranger to death. Since the character was introduced in John Carpenter's classic 1978 film Halloween, she has been killed off twice in two separate timelines and, according to Screen Rant, almost died in a third.Read More
Men and their obsession with what movies women know and recognize continues to infuriate me.
For the last three years, something has happened to me on Halloween that I don't understand.Read More
Al Roker dressed up as Doc Brown this Halloween, and some people wondered why it was okay for him to dress up as a white character in light of Megyn Kelly's blackface comments, which got her show canned. Ugh.Read More
One thing is for sure: Horror is rampant in audio. Audio horror means you don’t need a budget for special effects or costuming, but instead a focus on terrifying sound effects, lush music, and enrapturing performances. So, we're here to focus on the smaller, independent podcasts that exemplify this diverse, representative, and exploratory space whose development we're witnessing.Read More
So you waited til the day of Halloween, huh?
But have no fear, I've got some costume suggestions you can whip up using the items laying around your house.Read More
Maybe this isn't the Bad Place after all ...
We're all about cosplay all year round, and we appreciate that Halloween gets more people in on the fun, with everyone really stepping up their game. And what show took over this Halloween? NBC's The Good Place! A show that continually brings us laughs and tears, it's one of the best things the current golden age of television has to offer.Read More
Halloween's most recent reboot has been a huge success and with Jamie Lee Curtis saying she would return for another film if director Dave Gordon Green returned, we have to wonder what are the benefits of another sequel.Read More
Kids (from one to 92) may love dressing up as superheroes for Halloween, but with a few exceptions, they're not generally the most morbid fodder for the season. Avengers: Infinity War changed that in a big way, though, and this clever Spider-Man lawn decoration has inspired both respect and ugly crying in us.Read More
Thanks to Hocus Pocus; The Nightmare Before Christmas; Double, Double, Toil and Trouble; and Addams Family Values, 1993 is the year that can’t be topped for Halloween-themed movies.Read More
To torment those poor, unfortunate souls who come to your door asking for candy.
The villain gets to swan about, dramatically laying out their evil plan or their motivations as the animation department kicks it into high gear on the visuals.Read More
Why is Mario "That Video Game Guy"?
Look, maybe it's the brand names that make Halloween costumes so expensive, and so, sometimes, we need knockoff costumes to make them more affordable—but that doesn't make them any less funny when you look at them and their packaging. Dana Schwartz asked Twitter to share their favorite knockoff costumes, and the responses made for some of the greatest comedy.Read More
Remember when Megyn Kelly left Fox News for NBC and people wondered if she was going to change at all to fit ostensibly more liberal outlet? Here's another strong reminder that the answer to that question is and was always going to be a hearty, racist no.Read More
It's hard being a woman on Halloween. You might want to wear clothing that shields you from the frigid October air, but surprise! The great majority of costumes for women come in one style: "sexy," a short-skirted, low-cut version of the original costume.Read More
We need a female perspective on these stories.
Twitter, in it's infinite kindness, actually started a pretty decent trend, #IfAWomanDirected, to encourage discussion about the way a female gaze would have changed some major films.Read More
John Carpenter’s Halloween is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month, a movie co-written with his longtime producing partner Debra Hill, who died in 2005 at the age of 54. Recognized in 2003 by Women In Film for the trail she blazed for female producers in all genres, Hill said, “I hope some day there won’t be a need for Women in Film—that it will be People in Film. That it will be equal pay, equal rights and equal job opportunities for everybody.”Read More
Two of the most exciting milestones include biggest horror movie opening with a female lead and biggest movie opening with a female lead over 55.Read More
Let's take a look at the spookiest entries into the "movie within a movie" genre.
If you're looking to level up your Halloween binge-watch, get spooky with these meta-horror masterpieces.Read More
One of the best things about the Halloween season is that people are always exposing each other to new films related to the holiday, so for your consideration: Repo! The Genetic Opera.Read More
Enter to win a bundle of six spine-tingling books—THE JERSEY DEVIL, BEHIND THE DOOR, EPIDEMIC OF THE LIVING DEAD, RED HARVEST, CRUEL, and DAMNED BY THE ANCIENTS—along with a decanter and glasses for preparing your own cask of Amontillado.Read More