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
Family. Long gone are the days of the “normal” family unit. A Father, a Mother, two children and a pet. It’s common today for a family to have two fathers, or two mothers, step children, foster children. Maybe your grandmother is raising you. Or perhaps there is no blood connection at all. The word Family … Continue reading Lethal Listings – 7 Questions With The Brothers Grimm
Dissection. It’s the process of pulling things apart. Whether it’s a feature film, a character, a creature or even a genre, the base meaning stays the same. It’s all about the pieces parts. Horror means a variety of things to different people. For some, it instills fear. For others, it turns stomachs with unimaginable sights. … Continue reading Dissecting the Genres of Horror
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
It’s everywhere. You know it and I know it. Take a good look around you. It’s almost impossible to ignore. You see it? Right there?! It’s a scrap of horror clinging to your everyday life. No longer contained in old films and dusty books, horror can be found in almost every crevice of popular culture. It’s in … Continue reading A Crash Course in Horror Part 2
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?