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PopHorror’s Favorite Movies to Watch on Halloween

We have quite a few writers here at PopHorror, and every single one of them has their own opinions on everything horror, from the best slasher to the goriest kill scene. One thing we do agree on here is our love of Halloween and how much horror movies have to do with how we celebrate October 31st every year. Of …

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HALLOWEEN 2: Rob Zombie’s Hated Vision

Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2 is tied with Halloween 3: Season of the Witch as the most reviled entry amongst fans of the Halloween franchise. While Season of the Witch has undergone a bit of critical revaluation as of late, both it and Zombie’s sequel still reside near the bottom of the barrel. But why? Simple: because they are different. Oh, …

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The Id (2016): A Psychological Nightmare – Movie Review

If you’re a fan of horror, you know that the definition of “horror’ is in the eye of the beholder. What one person considers scary, another person may think is child’s play. The things that frighten me the most are often not in horror, gore, and splatter films. They are often thrillers or psychological stories that really play with your head. …

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The Walking Dead Season 7 Episode 2 Recap

After last week’s heartbreaking and bloody season premiere, fans of The Walking Dead have mourned the loss of two of the series’ regulars and have had time to think about the show itself and where it is going. What will life be like without Glenn and Abraham? Will the gaunt and sickly Maggie make it to the lair of the …

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(S)aint Nick (2016) – A Chillingly Creepy Christmas Story

Some Holiday stories are full of laughter and cheer meanwhile others show the darker side of the season. Not everyone enjoys this time of year, sometimes it’s full of loss – loss of money, loss of family, loss of everything we hold dear. The true meaning of the holiday season is often buried with greediness and corruption yet we are …

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The Walking Dead’s Controversial Premiere

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS! Last Sunday, one of the most highly anticipated premieres of the year aired on AMC sparking mixed reviews and controversy among fans, former fans and ultra-conservative groups. The nail-biting conclusion of The Walking Dead season 6 was anything but conclusive. With Rick and his crew lined up on their knees before a small army, Negan …

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Rob Zombie’s Controversial Halloween

Few remakes of horror classics have sparked as much controversy as Rob Zombie’s Halloween. Much of the general public find this film distasteful due to the graphic scenes depicted during Myer’s childhood and throughout the film. Some die-hard horror fanatics of John Carpenter’s original have a disdain for the film that probably coincides with the horror legend’s opinion. Carpenter has …

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A Cure for Wellness (2017) Trailer Review

Not that long ago, the idea of going to an asylum was a good thing. People under stress or dealing with depression could go to their local asylum for a period of rest and relaxation. There was no stigma of severe mental illness attached the way it is today. As a matter of fact, only the rich and well-to-do could …

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House of Purgatory (2016) – Movie Review

Ever since 2014’s horrific The Houses October Built, haunted attractions have been scarier than ever. The idea that, behind those howling wolves, flashing lights and jump scares, there’s really something out there that wants to kill you in unnerving. The whole reason people love visiting haunted house attractions is because it gives them a chance to be scared shitless but …

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Resurrecting Halloween: Resurrection

Halloween: Resurrection…  Oh, God, where do I even begin? Let me start by saying this isn’t one of my favorite entries in the Halloween franchise. Many fans agree. In fact, despite being the third highest grossing film in the series (at the time), this turkey nearly sent Michael Myers into retirement…permanently. NOTE: This article contains spoilers for Halloween: Resurrection and Halloween H20. If you haven’t …

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