april fool's day
We frequently disagree with mainstream critics on their critiques of horror films. It seems as though the majority entertainment journalists are not able to accept horror films for what they are intended to do: scare the audience and entertain. Not every horror film is meant to be viewed as an allegory or make a profound statement on the current state of American society
Fifty years ago this week, Alfred Hitchcock gave the world a terrifying glimpse at the secret evil that lurks behind the eyes of our avian friends in The Birds.
With April 1st and FEARnet's mini-marathon coming up, let's look at one of '80s slasher cinema's last original holiday-themed entries.
Many horror films rely on a twist ending to sell the film and surprise viewing audiences. Sometimes twist endings work and sometimes they fall flat. Either way, twist endings are a staple of slaughter cinema.