Let’s Revisit Discovery Channel’s Show Movie Magic and Their Episode About Horror Effects

Back in the early 90’s, the Discovery Channel had a show called “Movie Magic”, which lasted for several seasons. The show’s purpose was to highlight the creation of special effects in movies and television, giving viewers a look into what… Continue Reading


10 Notable Shorts from Famous Horror Directors

We all know the names: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Guillermo Del Toro. These are just a few directors who defined (and redefined) the horror genre. Now I’m sure you’ve memorized their feature filmography. But have you ever seen their short… Continue Reading


5 of the Most Scarily Underrated Sequels in Horror History

Tuesday Knight Nightmare

Sequels are a touchy subject around our horror community. While some are worthy of following the often brilliant original, most are worse than five-day-old Chinese food. Honestly, I’d say only 20 to 30 percent of sequels are decent or better.… Continue Reading


Director Nick Simon on The Girl in the Photographs, Wes Craven, and More!

I first discovered Nick Simon’s work in 2010 when I watched his creepy, unforgettable feature Removal. It was so original – “Gothic horror meets industrial-strength cleaning products in this spine-tingler about a pill-popping cleaning service employee and a sprawling mansion… Continue Reading