For certain horror films, the posters used to market them can end up just as iconic as the films themselves. You can no doubt conjure up images of the posters for Halloween, Jaws and The Thing just by reading their names. The struggle for filmmakers and marketers alike comes when an iconic film turns into a full-fledged franchise. Whether it’s three films or thirteen, each entry needs its own poster to make a lasting impression. Test your knowledge of movie posters by placing ten famous horror films within their franchise.
“Are we having fun now?” As you make your way through this year’s ill-advised and somehow relatively well-received remake of 1988’s Child’s Play, you’ll hear Mark Hamill utter this bastardized version of Adam Scott’s Party Down catchphrase over and over again. ⤇
The beauty of a good horror story is that anything and everything can be used to bring chills and screams. This is most effective when the object symbolizes a simpler time, like childhood. A doll ⤇
Shady’s List of the Truly Terrifying: Steven Spielberg’s Jaws, Or, Why the Denial of Pleasure Is So Pleasurable
Jaws… What can old Shady say about the big fish that hasn’t already been said? Well, here’s one thing that’s always struck me about Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic. For a movie that’s all about a ⤇