A fantasy book is a way to make us see something we had never previously imagined. New worlds, new rules, and new magic permeate in a way that leaves us breathless a great deal of the time. And in terms of fantasy, none are more revered than the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien. Through a decisive … Continue reading The Hobbit (The Book) VERSUS The Hobbit (The 1977 Animated Movie)
As children of the 80’s, our imaginations propelled us into great adventures. Fighting against a Galactic Empire in a galaxy far, far away? Yep. Learning to “Never Say Die” as we hunt for pirate treasure through booby trapped caves? Of course. Throwing on our proton packs, crossing the streams and saving the world? Do you … Continue reading The Monster Squad (1987) Perspective Review
Nothing is sacred! Everything old is new again! Hollywood has raped my childhood! Whenever we here any of these statements uttered by our family, friends or co-workers, it can only mean one thing…REMAKES! Sadly, Horror seems to be the genre studios gravitate towards to make some fast cash. And while SOME remakes range from great to nearly … Continue reading Lethal Listings – 13 Worst Horror Remakes
The most important thing in any type of relationship is trust. We trust our parents when they tell us “There’s no such thing as monsters.” We trust our friends and loved ones when they tell us “There’s nothing wrong.” But what if that trust is broken? For example…when Hollywood misleads us with remakes and movie … Continue reading Talk About Terrifying – No Clowning Around
Life is not always a world of wine and roses. In fact, it can flat out suck sometimes. Dead end job? Cheating spouse? Life threatening medical diagnosis? No matter what problems you face, you know that there is a way to escape for awhile…Entertainment! Film, television, books, all are used to retreat from the real world … Continue reading GAME OVER – The History of Survival Horror Video Games
When it comes to tracing the roots of the horror genre, one need not look any further than their local library. The foundation of everything we know and love about horror can be found in the pages of some of the greatest literary works. It’s also no surprise that most of the classic horror films … Continue reading A Crash Course in Horror Part 1
It is a genre that transcends age, sex, color and culture. It can be found in literature, art, music, and film all over the world. Whether it’s located in the blade of an all too real attacker or the razor clawed glove of a sadistic dream demon, the end result is the same…Horror! The mounting … Continue reading What is 2GuysTalkingHorror?