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My Favorite Horror Movie: ‘Jaws’ (1975)

I’ve been a horror freak since I was a young lad. I’ve been intrigued with the genre for many reasons. I love things from gory slasher films (Friday the 13th), to torture porn (Hostel), to the boogeyman pics (Halloween), to zombie films (Dawn of the Dead), to sci-fi horror (Alien) to psychological horror (Psycho). There’s always been a huge demand …

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Scary Movie Turns 17! – Retro Review

Back before parody films went overboard with the ridiculous-ness, Scary Movie perfectly combined hilarity and horror movie references. PopHorror celebrates the 17 year anniversary for one of the best horror parodies ever made!  Official synopsis: A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of dumb teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer. …

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‘Gremlins 2: The New Batch’ Turns 27!

There are three rules you must follow when taking care of a Mogwai. First of all, keep him out of the light; he hates bright light, especially sunlight. It’ll kill him. Second, don’t give him any water, not even to drink. But the most important rule, the rule you can never forget… no matter how much he cries, no matter …

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’28 Days Later’ Turns 15! – Retro Review

Day 1: Exposure, Day 3: Infection, Day 8: Epidemic, Day 15: Evacuation, Day 20: Devastation, 15 Years Later… As 28 Days Later celebrates its 15 year anniversary, PopHorror looks back on what made this rage infected film so memorable!  Official synopsis: It has been 28 days since Jim (Cillian Murphy), a young bicycle courier, was knocked off his bike and …

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Hostel Part 2 Turns 10! – Retro Review

Na Zdorivie! In 2005, director Eli Roth started the torture porn craze with his extreme horror film, Hostel. Two years later, he gave us a sequel that had more laughs, and a lot more creative kills! June 8th marks the 10 year anniversary for Hostel: Part 2!  Official synopsis: Hostel Part 2 centers around three American college students who are …

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Tales From The Hood (1995) Still Relevant After All These Years

Tales From The Hood is THE SHIT. They just don’t make them like this anymore. I remember seeing the poster when I was 9 and wanting to see it. I didn’t see it till years later on HBO at my older sister’s house and I fell in love instantly. I’ve always wanted to own a copy but the DVD was out …

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The Burning (1981) Retro Review

During the slasher boom of the 1980s, there were a lot of copycats of Friday the 13th and it’s famous camp setting. However, there were only a few of these that used the setting and did it right. One of these films was The Burning, which was released in theaters on May 8, 1981. Tale a look back at this …

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Remembering ‘Ginger Snaps’ 16 Years Later! – Retro Review

It’s that time of the month again. The time where women have to deal with bloody messes, mood swings, and the occasional massacre. At least that’s what sisters, Ginger and Brigitte Fitzgerald, have to deal with in the very underrated cult classic, Ginger Snaps!  Ginger Snaps is one of the best Werewolf films of the 2000s. It beautifully mixes morbid humor, impressive …

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You’ve Got Red On You! Shaun Of The Dead (2004) – Retro Review

It’s been 13 years since comedy trio Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright took the horror world by storm and created the most influential zom-com ever – Shaun Of The Dead! Released April 9, 2004, in the UK, this classic zombie flick is one of PopHorror’s favorites. Take a trip back in time with us and remember, there’s no “I” …

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Paying Tribute To Evil Dead (2013) – Retro Review

“You will die like the others before you! One by one, we will take you!” It’s been 4 years since director Fede Alvarez shocked horror fans with his reboot of the famous Evil Dead franchise. Now, PopHorror pays tribute to what is arguably one of the best horror remakes of all time!  Official synopsis: Five friends head to a remote …

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