Tag: Horror

VALENTINE by Tom Savage

Adapting Valentine to film took a traditional novel thriller and turned it into a slasher film. The movie shares little with its source material. I’m not sure if this is a case of the movie studio buying the rights to the novel just to use the name with a movie they were going to make anyway.…

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YULETIDE TERROR: CHRISTMAS HORROR ON FILM AND TELEVISION – Book Trailer

Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television is due to release in December 2017. I love cheesy Christmas themed horror movies. The holiday season can be extremely stressful, and a good horror movie can help remind us that it could always be worst. Some of my personal favorites are the original Black Christmas, Gremlins, Santa’s…

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NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – Movie

Happy Halloween! What better way is there to celebrate the holiday than to watch a classic horror movie? A fun fact about the original Night of the Living Dead, it was released into the public domain as soon as it premiered in 1968. The original distributor neglected to put any copyright notice on the prints thus forfeiting…

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THE RUINS by Scott Smith

I knew nothing about this book, The Ruins, until I saw the trailer for the horror film adaptation in 2008. The trailer did a pretty good job of not revealing what the threat was to the attractive American tourists. So, I had no clue what I was in for when I sat down and watched this movie. I’m…

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FRIDAY THE 13TH – Books

There are currently 12 movies in the Friday the 13th franchise, but there have been 20 novels published that were set in the world of Jason Voorhees. I plan on doing some writing about these books individually in the future, but getting my hands on them could be tricky because they are generally super expensive.…

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FRANKENSTEIN – Covers

It’s been in publication since 1818, Frankenstein has had so many different covers over the centuries. There was no way I could get all the covers that have ever been published, but here are some of the ones that I stitched together. I feel there are a lot of variety in the themes of these covers,…

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