Boo! Madea Gives Fans Another Reason to Love Comedy Horror

Many were surprised to find that Boo! A Madea Halloween beat out some of the biggest star-studded titles released in October. Starring the no-nonsense Madea, a former stripper and jailbird who puts anyone out of order back in their place while maintaining a nurturing heart, Boo! A Madea Halloween easily won over audiences as the […]

Don’t Let Them Watch: ‘Channel Zero’

The discussion on how much the media impacts, influences, and alternates our way of life is not a new one. Since the beginning of television, scientists from various fields of study have argued over whether or not television is, or has been, beneficial to its youngest viewers – children. Starting this October the Syfy Channel released […]

TV’s 10 Best Halloween Episodes

  It’s finally October, and the season of falling leaves, carved pumpkins and ghoulish decor is upon us. While we plan the big night by buying candy and making important costume choices, there’s no better way of getting pumped for Halloween than by laughing along with some of our favorite comedy TV in celebrating the occasion.   […]

What’s the Story with American Horror Story?

An anthological horror series and breakthrough in its own right, FX’s American Horror Story (AHS) has carried fans grimly through haunted edifices, serial killers, voodoo and witchcraft, monsters, and too many forms of torture to count. You would think they were out of material of the macabre by now – but you’d be wrong.   From the very beginning, show creators […]

The Witch and the Folktale

The Witch and The Folktale

(Spoiler alert.) Prior to watching The Witch (2015), the word “folktale” in its subtitle made me skeptical. I was afraid that the director, Robert Eggers, had snuck the word in as a marketing gimmick or that maybe I’d realize midway through the word had been genuinely misused. By the end, I found neither of these to be true.   The word “folktale” […]

Making a Murderer The Horror in It Can Happen to You

The Horror in “It Can Happen to You”

(Spoiler Alert) When Netflix’s crime documentary ‘Making a Murderer’ hit our devices and television screens in 2015, we were glued. We watched, genuinely interested and nosy like neighbors catching a glimpse into the house down the street that never leaves its blinds open. As the story unfolded, we still watched, growing ever more invested in finding out whether Steven Avery […]