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The poster from the 1977 horror film Suspiria.

Volktales – A Tale of Two Suspirias

By Guest Writer Alan Holmes “Three Mothers, lost to time, predating all Christian invention. Pre-God, pre-Devil; Mother Tenebrarum, Mother Lachrymarum, and Mother Suspiriorum: tears, darkness, and sighs.” Such are the … Continue reading Volktales – A Tale of Two Suspirias

Michael Myers holds a butcher knife.

Halloween Kills Review: The Night He Came Home. Again.

SPOILERS FOR HALLOWEEN KILLS When you get down to it, Michael Myers is a homebody. The same thing tying Jason Voorhees to Camp Crystal Lake and Freddy Krueger to the … Continue reading Halloween Kills Review: The Night He Came Home. Again.

Plants vs. Zombies vs. Sith- Star Wars: Red Harvest Book Review

Frode stood clutching the bulkhead behind him, pupils dilating, trying to make out even the vaguest of shapes, but without success. It was if whatever was out there destroyed the … Continue reading Plants vs. Zombies vs. Sith- Star Wars: Red Harvest Book Review

Halloween Kills Final Trailer Reveals Fate of Marion Chambers

The final trailer for Halloween Kills was recently released, and throughout its intense 2-minute run-time, it revealed the bloody fate of a character audiences met in the original Halloween film … Continue reading Halloween Kills Final Trailer Reveals Fate of Marion Chambers

Chucky threatens Alice in Curse of Chucky.

Child’s Play and the Messed Up Fate of Alice Pierce

If you’re a character in the Child’s Play franchise, chances are you probably won’t emerge from the series of horror films starring everyone’s favorite killer doll, Chucky (Brad Dourif), unscathed. … Continue reading Child’s Play and the Messed Up Fate of Alice Pierce

Mickey and the gang square off against some of Disney's baddest villains.

Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Ranking Disney songs is no easy task, especially when the competition includes “Circle of Life,” “Let it Go,” and “Part of Your World.” Music is a quintessential element of the … Continue reading Top Five Underrated Disney Songs

Six Features From the Original Animal Crossing That Should Return to New Horizons

It’s been a tumultuous time for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons community. Many fans of one of Nintendo’s best-selling life simulator games on the Switch were disappointed when New Horizons … Continue reading Six Features From the Original Animal Crossing That Should Return to New Horizons

Downton Abbey: Why the Show Killed Jessica Brown Findlay’s Lady Sybil Crawley

For three seasons, Jessica Brown Findlay played the charming and beloved youngest Crawley daughter, Lady Sybil, in the British historical drama Downton Abbey. Created by Julian Fellows, Downton Abbey follows the lives of the aristocratic … Continue reading Downton Abbey: Why the Show Killed Jessica Brown Findlay’s Lady Sybil Crawley

Redwall: Seven Female Villains Who Make the Series Great

Ring the Abby bells and prepare the feast! Netflix is currently developing an adaptation of the bestselling fantasy books written by Brian Jacques. The 22-book series follows the adventures of … Continue reading Redwall: Seven Female Villains Who Make the Series Great

Examining the Role of Armand Gamache in Louise Penny’s Still Life

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, the protagonist in Louise Penny’s debut novel Still Life, is a different breed of detective, unlike most detectives I saw on television and movies or read … Continue reading Examining the Role of Armand Gamache in Louise Penny’s Still Life

Star Trek: Why Commander Riker Grew a Beard for The Next Generation Season 2

When Star Trek: The Next Generation began airing in 1987, it took awhile for the series and for the new crew of the USS Enterprise to find their footing and break out from the shadow … Continue reading Star Trek: Why Commander Riker Grew a Beard for The Next Generation Season 2

More Horror Movie Victims Who Should’ve Survived–Horror Obsessive Edition

Horror movie characters have it rough. The chances of their survival are extremely slim, especially when they’re sharing the screen with iconic and terrifying killers like Jason Voorhees and Freddy … Continue reading More Horror Movie Victims Who Should’ve Survived–Horror Obsessive Edition

Star Trek: Denise Crosby Almost Played a DIFFERENT Next Generation Character

Denise Crosby, the granddaughter of famous singer Bing Crosby, is well known for playing Lt. Tasha Yar, the Chief Security Officer onboard the USS Enterprise in the first season of Star … Continue reading Star Trek: Denise Crosby Almost Played a DIFFERENT Next Generation Character

Five Underrated Villains from Science Fiction

The science fiction genre features some of the most terrifying and iconic villains of all time, from the hulking and imposing Darth Vader to the cybernetic menace of the Borg … Continue reading Five Underrated Villains from Science Fiction

Star Trek: Why The Next Generation’s Wesley Crusher Was So Hated

Star Trek is a huge pop culture phenomenon that’s introduced audiences to iconic and beloved characters, from the original series‘ Spock (Leonard Nimoy) to Deep Space Nine‘s Odo (René Auberjonois) and Voyager‘s Seven of Nine (Jeri … Continue reading Star Trek: Why The Next Generation’s Wesley Crusher Was So Hated

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Why Terry Farrell’s Jadzia Dax Left After Season 6

When Star Trek: Deep Space Nine aired in 1993, it set itself apart from any Star Trek show preceding it with its stagnant primary location of a large space station, darker tone and focus on serialized … Continue reading Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Why Terry Farrell’s Jadzia Dax Left After Season 6

Another Six Obscure Horror Movies to Add to Your List

UPDATED Previously I posted an updated list of Six Horror Movies You’ve (Probably) Never Seen, so here is an updated version of an earlier post I wrote back in October … Continue reading Another Six Obscure Horror Movies to Add to Your List

Daggerfall Unity Restores an Elder Scrolls Classic- Breakdown and Installation Guides

Fans of the Elder Scrolls rejoice. Thanks to Daggerfall Unity, players can now experience the epic fantasy game Daggerfall, which released in 1996, in the modern era of gaming. Daggerfall … Continue reading Daggerfall Unity Restores an Elder Scrolls Classic- Breakdown and Installation Guides