The phrase “Hollywood has run out of ideas” has been used a lot over the last few decades by movie fans. With studios cranking out lackluster sequels, prequels, re-imaginings, reboots and remakes, it’s no wonder cinema goers have become jaded. The most frustrating part of this is most fans would be fine with Hollywood … Continue reading Lethal Listings: 7 Best Horror Remakes
Mixing genres isn’t as easy as one might think. Like Comedy and Drama…do you balance the two or will your story be heavier on one side or the other? Historical and Romance…my wife’s book collection only proves that it can be done. Western and Horror…now that’s an interesting combination. Sometimes we take for granted … Continue reading Talk About Terrifying: Horrors Of The Weird West
It’s a shame that the horror genre gets overlooked when it comes to receiving praise. Sure, now and then a film will come along and get attention, but because it’s more art piece than freak show, the actual horror aspects are ignored and replaced with the word “thriller” or “suspense.” Bottom line is horror … Continue reading 2nd Annual Spookies: Our Nominees Are…?
Horror and Science Fiction, when done right, can depict some bone chilling scenarios. Take the fears of a person, a community or even a species and add the words What If…well, that’s just the perfect recipe for pure terror. A beloved subgenre of horror and sci-fi is the Outbreak/Viral/End Of The World story. And … Continue reading Surviving In A Covid-19 World!
A film adaptation of a book, especially one that’s over a thousand pages, is hard to pull off. Fans of the source material want to see the story unfold like it did when they were reading the book, but most of the time what they end up with is just a watered down facsimile. … Continue reading Cut The Crap Movie Review – IT Chapter 2
Imagine, if you will, a world without the internet. Where information on your favorite horror films and monsters was NOT right at your fingertips. A time when seeing your favorite monster movies a second time proved more than difficult, it was nearly impossible. Where would you go to get your fix for horror and … Continue reading Monster Magazines…Then & Now!
Behind the scenes, there are a few rules filmmakers have to follow to appease the studio execs and censors. Some are as silly as the number of curse words used by a main character, while others are as arbitrary as how much side boob is considered nudity. These rules are put in place to … Continue reading Lethal Listings: The Kids Are NOT Alright – 7 Horror Films That Did The Unthinkable
As children, after watching a horror film, our minds would race with the concept of “what if I was in the movie?” Closing ourselves off in our rooms to pretend we were playing hide and seek with a Gremlin. Racing back and forth across the yard, trying to our run a bunch of Critters. Or … Continue reading Toying Around – A Look At Horror Toys And Collectibles
Welcome to 2GuysTalkingHorror’s inaugural video promo, where hosts Nicholas J. Hearne and Jason Contini fill YOU in on the podcast episodes currently in the works, as well as break down the 2GuysTalkingHorror social media presence. The 2GuysTalkingHorror Podcast Links Bar: Subscribe via iTunes | Subscribe via RSS Feed | Facebook Page | Twitter Page | Stitcher … Continue reading “Things To Come” Promo Video 1
The fog. It’s one of the most mesmerizing meteorological events on the planet. While there are scientific reasons for it, the fact is that when the fog is utilized inside of modern American cinema – it’s all the more delicious. What could add an extra flavor the the tasty bounty of fog? A foghorn, … Continue reading Our Review of “The Pirate’s Promise” – Episode 22