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Teenaged Chasteland

Teenaged Chasteland

Porno by Hope Madden Have you seen Lamberto Bava’s 1985 horror Demons? I can’t help but wonder if writers Matt Black and Laurence Vannicelli have. It’s a low rent affair…read more →

Squeaky Clean

Squeaky Clean

The Cleansing Hour by Hope Madden Almost a decade ago, Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz locked a couple of fraudulent online “ghost hunters” inside an abandoned hospital in the entertaining…read more →

Do the Work

Do the Work

Scare Me by Hope Madden Writer’s block—it is a common theme in all writing, especially horror. Think about The Shining, for example. Fred (writer/director/star Josh Ruben) certainly is. And at…read more →

Bold Patterns

Bold Patterns

Spiral by Hope Madden How many films, horror or otherwise, open as a moving van leaves a fresh faced family unpacking in their new dream home? Kurtis David Harder and…read more →

Cry Little Sister

Cry Little Sister

La Llorona by Hope Madden Another timely Shudder original plays upon the madness that can creep into a period of lockdown. The righteous anger of a population, the chanting and…read more →

Man of Your Dreams

Man of Your Dreams

Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street by Hope Madden “It was intended to play as homophobic rather than homoerotic.” So says David Chaskin, writer of 1985’s A Nightmare on…read more →

Monster Mash

Monster Mash

Monstrum by Hope Madden Very little in life brings me joy quite like a decent creature feature. Even the silly ones where a big, boil-riddled muppet winds up slathering pus…read more →