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Dragons and Zombies, and Stormtroopers, Oh My. (Zombie Apocalypse Defense Force Goes to Dragon Con.)

  This year I represented the ZADF at Dragon Con.  It was no great imposition.  I was going anyway. I go every year. The only real difference is this year I’ll be writing about it.  I’m guessing that many of you have never heard of Dragon Con, and are probably wondering what the hell I’m […]

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The 90s: Designer Horror

Somewhere in the 80s, someone got the idea that horror should be less frightening and more sexy and trendy. I am not sure where it happened, but a good starting point might be Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The “World Premiere Video” back when MTV aired videos and before its implosion was the thing to see. Director […]

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Consuming Cynema PART I

A persistent misconception immediately after the 911 attacks in 2001 is that President George W. Bush urged Americans “to go shopping.” This was not the case. Over the years it’s been simplified into that message. In reality The President said this, “It’s to tell the traveling public: Get on board. Do your business around the […]

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Cynema: Ed Wood–Hollywood’s Whipping Boy

Apparently Michael Medved, the respected film critic gets the credit with dubbing Edward Wood, Jr. the “worst director of all time” by referring to Wood’s crowning film achievement, Plan Nine From Outer Space as perhaps the worst motion picture ever made. This is not only to come to the late Mr. Wood’s defense, but to […]

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Documentaries Every Horror Fan Should See

The Nightmare (2015) ‘The Nightmare’ delves into the phenomena of sleep paralysis. By combing interviews with terrifying recreations ‘The Nightmare’ will leave you scared to close your eyes.   My Amityville Horror (2012) This documentary explores the true story of ‘The Amityville Horror’. In the documentary Daniel Lutz, a member of the family, who moved […]

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Zak Bagans’ ‘Demon House’ Documentary Has Wrapped Production

Many of the paranormal community, and the fans of the paranormal series ‘Ghost Adventures’, have been eagerly awaiting the documentary film ‘The Demon House’, well good news, the film has officially wrapped up production. For those of you who are just now hearing about the project, let me explain. ‘The Demon House’ documentary revolves around […]

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‘The Nightmare’ A Documentary By Rodney Ascher

Imagine that as you slept, you sensed something in the darkness, but  you are paralyzed and helpless, as a shadowy entity comes closer to you, welcome to the world of sleep paralysis. In Ascher’s documentary, titled ‘The Nightmare’ he explores the phenomenon of sleep paralysis and recreates the atmosphere and terror that the victims experience.  Often […]

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Movie Review: ‘Killer Legends’ The Documentary (2014)

As I was surfing through the oceans of movies on Netflix Streaming, I came across ‘Killer Legends’ a documentary about some of the origins of some of the most popular Urban Legends, that have influenced the creation of some of our favorite horror movies. ‘Killer Legends’ was written and directed by Joshua Zeman. ‘Killer Legends’ […]

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The ‘Blair Witch Project’ Documentary ‘The Woods’

  In 1994 three student filmmakers entered the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland to make a documentary on the legend of the Blair witch. A year later their footage was found, but they were never heard from again. Fifteen years after the release of ‘The Blair Witch Project’, a new documentary titled ‘The Woods’ , directed by […]

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13 Horror Documentaries Every Horror Fan Should See

There is a long list of horror documentaries , so I’ve narrowed it down to a list of the 13 best horror documentaries out there. Enjoy!   The True Story Of The Amityville Horror (2013) This documentary explores the truth behind the real Amityville Horror.   Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait (1988) “A documentary about the classic ‘Texas […]

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