20 Horror Movie Cakes!

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The art of cake decorating has reached astonishing levels of creativity and skill nowadays – and these horror movie ones are no exception. The folks over at iHorror gathered up quite an impressive list of the best of them – and it’s kind of ridiculous how lifelike some of these are.
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On Robocops and Remakes…

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With the launch of the new Robocop trailer, I thought I’d shed some light on a couple of strong opinions I share on the subject and on remakes in general. First, let’s make a few things clear. I’m not 100% against remakes. I’m not a complete hater. However, I am a purist, especially when it comes to my specific childhood nostalgia. Taking something that I grew up on, that shaped my personality and helped to form my interests in the years to come – taking that, and ‘redo-ing’ it, kind of breaks my heart. I remembered watching it when I was younger, not quite understanding what was going on, but knowing that I loved it anyways. The older I got, the more I loved it. Read more…

Movie Review: Evil Dead

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Oh, remakes. The name itself conjures up images of horror and disappointment, Hollywood taking a big dump on our precious sense of nostalgia. Why break what isn’t broken? We all ask ourselves. Every other month. So, when I heard that they were remaking the Evil Dead, I was filled with the usual sense of dread and frustration. How could they ever compete with a series of movies so celebrated and worshipped by cult fanatics? My interest was soon piqued, however, when I saw the first trailer. It seemed….promising. Read more…