Stephen King Horror-thon

Stephen King Horror-Thon: The Shining (1980)

Few Stephen King films on this list are so divisive among Stephen King die-hards. While the Stanley Kubrick-directed psychological horror adaptation of Stephen King's...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Salem’s Lot (1979)

What would happen if Stephen King had written Dracula? It'd probably look a lot like Salem's Lot. Following the massive success of Stephen King's...

Stephen King Horror-Thon: Carrie (1976)

They're all gonna laugh at you! We're kicking off the Stephen King Horror-thon with the horror author's first and arguably most unsettling and resonant adaptations...

The 31-day Stephen King Horror Marathon

Four years ago, I started my 31-day horror movie marathons-- which lasted all through October. Every day, I posted a review on one of...

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Green Room (2015): The Festering Ultra-Violent Rage of ‘Angry White Males’ in Pre-Tr*mp America

It probably is not a coincidence that, in 2016, A24 released their horror-thriller masterpiece Green Room the same month that Republican presidential...

The Invitation (2015): The Spiritual Philosophy of Bereavement and the Cult of Social Civility

Tonight is the night our faith becomes real, reads the tagline for The Invitation, the psychological horror thriller that chronicles the dinner...

We Are Still Here (2015): The Supernatural Dread of Denial, Grief, and Rural Isolationism

There’s a reason why haunted-house films are such a welcomed mainstay in the horror genre. The house as a safe space and...

The Witch (2015): The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Puritan Moral Panic and Patriarchal Family Dynamics

The 2010s marked a notable resurgence of religious themes and imagery in horror film. Perhaps most faithful to theological folklore was 2015’s...