Rants From A Scream Queen: Horror Icons…Where Are They Now?

Cover from Pink Floyd's The Wall

Still a suitable picture so far

They’re heeeeeeeeeerrrrreeeeee…well, more like I’m here…it’s from the Poltergeist…you know…the scene with the thing…tv…white noise…I’m just going to stop now. ANYWAY! I am back, and the Halloween spirit has finally smacked me upside the head. While checking out the deluge of horror films and shows on this month, I began to wonder whatever happened to all of the classic horror film icons. Why don’t we have any Michaels or Jasons or Leatherfaces? Where are all of the Karloffs, Chaneys, and Lugosis of today? Continue reading

Jake’s Top 5 ‘Dredd’ Sequel/Prequel Storylines


Karl Urban as DREDDA few weeks ago after covering Chicago Comic Con I posted an article about meeting and speaking with my idol Karl Urban (Dredd) and before I knew it that conversation not only went viral but took on a life of its own which got me thinking about 5 storylines I would love to see made into movies based on the Judge Dredd comic books besides the one mentioned in my previous post.

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Rants From A Scream Queen: On Conventions and Cash

Cover Image from Pink Floyd's "The Wall"

Thought this was an appropriate picture

Hello everyone! Nick here from Shallow Graves Magazine speaking…well, more like typing…and I would like to share some things with you that I witnessed and experienced at Chicago Comic Con. This will not be a blow by blow on what went down or who was there. Instead, I would like to talk about this convention versus conventions generally.

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They Live!: Re-Examining John Carpenter’s Sci-Fi Epic

Screenwriter/director John Carpenter has built his career by being a contrarian in an industry controlled by traditionalists. His horror films such a Halloween (1978) and The Fog (1980) delve into the abyss of the darkest parts of human nature. Not only does Carpenter manage to be entertaining and revolting at the same time, but he also makes us aware of the evil that lurks inside of everyone. Continue reading

Mackie and Stan, Attorneys at Law?

Ok, before rumors start to spread, no, Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will not be in the next legal drama, buddy cop show, or even a rom-com coming to a theater near you. There was a roar of approval about the potential for any of the above during their panel at Chicago Comic Con.  This theme was a running joke throughout the panel.  Come on, wouldn’t you want to see these two together on a weekly basis?

Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan at Chicago Comic Con 2014 Photo by Lauren Heiser

Mackie and Stan, Attorneys at Law

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