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With the worldwide release of Brad Pitt’s World War Z upon us, NJ.com takes a look at the history of our favourite shambling meat-bags, and why we can’t get enough of them.
It’s common knowledge that movie monsters are unstoppable. Between them, Jason Vorhees and Michael Myers have been killed more times than South Park’s Kenny, and yet, by some stroke of luck or just lazy screenwriting, they’re revived to wreak havoc once again. Here, FearNet looks at some of the most ridiculous resurrections in horror history.
This article from Publisher’s Weekly looks at the horror genre and the changes it appears to be going through, with viewpoints from the World Horror Convention recently held in New Orleans.
It’s considered one of the greatest horror films of all time, but did you know that the 1973 William Friedkin shocker, The Exorcist, was based upon true events? Yahoo Movies takes a look at the case of Roland Doe and how a team of Catholic priests allegedly saved him.
The first in a monthly column begins over at Fangoria, in which the legendary 1960s TV show, Dark Shadows, comes under close scrutiny. Just don’t mention Johnny Depp…
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