I recently had the opportunity to interview Jane Espenson and Brad Bell about their new web series Husbands. They also shared their insights about Buffy, writing, and what makes a series pop.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
We frequently disagree with movie critics on their critiques of horror films. It seems that the majority of mainstream critics 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 taken seriously or to make a profound statement and we think that’s ok.
Carrie White may be considered by many to be the worst prom date in all of cinematic history.
Writers and directors have recognized the need for comic relief since the dawn of film, but it seems the joker role in horror cinema has become more finely tuned over the last few decades. Here's nine of our favorite onscreen pranksters in horror!
New comic book Wednesday has come and gone. The dust at your local comic shop has settled. An eerie silence descends as you finish reading your last superhero book of the week. Now it's time for something a little more sinister...
The likable vampire seems like somewhat of a paradox. Since the earliest incarnation of count Dracula, the vampire has typically been somewhat of a reviled species. However, over time, it has been scientifically proven (no it hasn’t) that audiences find vampires irresistibly sexy and dangerous but charming.
Despite conservative groups rallying against violent and horrifying television, much of it makes it to our screens intact, thanks in large part to network self-censoring. But every once in a while, a show slips through the cracks, is withdrawn due to “sensitivity” issues, or bombarded with viewer complaints.
New comic book Wednesday has come and gone. The dust at your local comic shop has settled. An eerie silence descends as you finish reading your last superhero book of the week. Now it's time for something a little more sinister. Welcome to Bagged and Boarded: comic reviews of the sick, spooky, twisted and terrifying!
Something we find fascinating about some of our favorite horror flicks is the fact that the heroes and heroines are sometimes the last person you would peg as the sole hope for humanity.
Hopefully you've been keeping tabs on the horror talk show podcast 'Killer POV'