Paper Cuts: Gutwrencher

Slashers, by and large, are creatures of the cinema. And cinema breeds many things…trends, fads, new genres and subgenres…but beyond all else, cinema breeds fans. Fanboys….nerds. Cinema breeds nerds, lets not mince words. Hey, I’m a nerd, and I’m damned proud of it. And as many of you already know, nerds do more than just […]

Be the slasher!

Many of you may be familiar with the White Wolf role playing franchise, World Of Darkness. Primarily known for Vampire: The Masquerade, the series has grown to include other classic horror archetypes such as werewolves, mummies, ghosts, changelings, and even those mortals who would dare to hunt them. Now, the World Of Darkness is opening […]

Extreme Makeover

Fangoria got some exclusive pics of what FX maestro Gary Tunnicliffe would do if he got the chance to encore on the revamped Pinhead makeup for the upcoming reboot of Hellraiser (to be helmed by The Martyrs director Pascal Laugier). While it’s definitely an interesting article, I have to say I don’t like his take […]

Madman Returns?

Eerie sightings began occurring at horror cons over the past year….Paul Ehlers – the one, the only, Madman Marz – began turning up with his superbly crafted fantasy knives, and a very interesting sign in tow…. The warm, viking-like Ehlers began proclaiming that he was eager to launch a sequel/reboot to his beloved retro slasher […]

Portable Grindhouse!

Well, it’s about damned time. I’ve been waiting for a book like this my whole life. Coming soon (it’s available for pre-order, but a release date hasn’t been set in stone) from Fantagraphics is Portable Grindhouse: The Lost Art of he VHS Box Vol.1, a lavishly illustrated tome dedicated to seedy VHS box art from […]

Clock Tower: The Movie

Fans of horror gaming will recognize the name Clock Tower, a series of video games that are to retro slashers what Resident Evil is to classic zombies. Essentially a cross between Argento’s Susperia & Phenomena, with elements of Friday The 13th & The Burning thrown in for good measure. At it’s core, the series revolves […]