Stuart Gordon is, inarguably, one of the undisputed masters of the horror genre. With such landmark works as the cult classic Re-Animator under his belt, Gordon's filmic oeuvre has always sought to blend a touch of scholarly class with the genre's gory grand guignol.
If you'd like to see how John Landis' latest collaboration with Universal Creative ultimately turns out, then do make a point of checking out the An American Werewolf in London maze at Halloween Horror Nights 23.
Rosemary's demonic rape provides only the most violent example of how her body becomes imprisoned by the world her husband and malefic neighbors craft for her. Unfortunately, Polanski's vision of patriarchal romance is actually back in style.
It's always a pleasant surprise to happen upon a movie that achievers the level of suspense or just plain creepiness that The Conjuring manages. It calls to mind films like The Exorcist, which understood that the less you saw, the scarier it got.
Flubs are endemic to movies and television programs of all ilks! Some are continuity errors caused by multiple shooting days or so-called "revealing" mistakes. Others are simple errors made by actors scrambling their lines. Here are some examples in the sci-fi/horror genre.
I can't resist noting a few biblical scenes and themes that come to mind each time I watch or read the latest version of the zombie apocalypse to come along. A zombie-Bible mashup requires very little editorial interference.
Horror routinely gets passed over for award nominations, and Stephen King, though decorated and honored, has had to face venomous criticism from crusty academics his whole writing career. We monster kids routinely get looked down upon by the "real" artists.