Posts by Gregg Harrington

HOLIDAY HELL is a Mixed Bag

Fans of horror will know the anthology movie format is nothing new. It’s been done countless times, even back to the 70s with Tales From The Crypt, and most of the time it’s executed to a pretty good degree. I’m a big fan of the first two Creepshow films, Tales From The Darkside (the unofficial third Creepshow, as I like to call it), the V/H/S series, Body Bags, Tales From The Hood and a handful of other entries in the subgenre. My affinity for the aforementioned films had me very curious to check out Holiday Hell, a new film featuring
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CINE-WEEN: “What’s The Most Terrifying Thing You’ve Seen in a Movie?”

Fear. It’s what drives the horror genre. It’s what vicious killers feed off of in horror movies. It’s what gets your adrenaline up when you’re watching something truly frightening, ideally at night with the lights off. For the Halloween season, the spookiest time of the year, I asked various makers and shakers this question: What is the most terrifying thing you’ve ever seen in a film? For me, there’s a long list. I was obsessed with horror films as a kid, but was also a giant crybaby who scared pretty easily. My dad would consistently terrorize me with his impressions
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NIGHT VISIONS: Revisiting The Henry Rollins-Hosted Horror Anthology Show

Horror anthologies are nothing new or buried deep within the genre. Movie series such as Creepshow, V/H/S, and Volumes Of Blood have told multiple stories within a single film, among many others. Televised horror anthologies have also been around for quite some time, with The Twilight Zone being the most notable throughout television history, spawning three television series, a radio series, and amusement ride at multiple Disney theme parks. Many programs have followed in its eerie storytelling footsteps: HBO’s Tales From The Crypt, Tales From The Darkside, The Outer Limits, Monsters; even a reboot of The Twilight Zone featuring Jordan
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