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8 Summer Camp Horror Movies
Summer camp movies became a subgenre onto themselves in the late 70s, continued vigorously throughout the 80s, and stretched into the early 90s before the genre waned. After Ivan Reitman’s Meatballs (1979) and Ron Maxwell’s Little Darlings (1980) struck box office gold, genre filmmakers set their suspicious eyes on sprawling campgrounds quiet lakes, and sinister…
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The Bad Seed: Lifetime to Remake Killer Kid Classic
The Bad Seed has a long history of adaptation. First a 1954 novel by William March, the killer kid shocker was crafted into a Broadway play that same year by Maxwell Anderson before Mervyn LeRoy’s now famous 1956 film carried over much of the original stage cast (including child performer Patty McCormack). In 1985, The Bad…
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You Must Remember This: Shock Guests on the Great Film Podcast
Do you listen to You Must Remember This? Created, written and hosted by incredible film critic and author Karina Longworth, You Must Remember This is an essential and entertaining journey through cinema. Exploring “the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century,” this engaging work is far more than simple discussion. It is biography, radio play and…
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The Graveyard Shelf: Best Horror Comics of June 2015
A couple of months ago, Sam came to me with an idea: a compilation of the best in horror comics every month. Naturally, I was game. Comics are a primary passion of mine, and when I first started spittin’ out words here at Shock, it was mostly about the horror comics scene. I even had something similar going…
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The Walking Dead Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray Announced
Five years ago, a man awoke from a coma in a hospital. For sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), what should have been a cause of celebration became the flash point for five years of unceasing horror, unrelenting personal sacrifice… and one of the most popular TV shows ever broadcast. On August 25th, Anchor Bay…
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