The Top 20 Horror (ish) Films of the Decade So Far

One of the biggest parts of a film journalist’s time is figuring out a top-ten or top-five list for the end of each year. Depending on what kind of publication you’re working for, you could be creating genre-specific lists or something more comprehensive. Even more interesting, although perhaps difficult, to think about is a list…

Clinging to Life, Doing Just Fine: Horror Cinema in the Modern Era

The horror genre is a curious one for many reasons. Its history has been rather topsy-turvy to put it gently, and in recent decades a number of different movements have taken the genre by storm. Slasher films came and went during the 1980s, torture porn cemented its place in the mid to late 2000s, found…

The Babadook (2014) – The Finest Horror Film of the Decade (So Far)

What scared you most growing up? Was it something right outside your bedroom window? Was it something you thought hid in your closet or under your bed? Or perhaps was it something that appeared in a reoccurring nightmare unique to you? The latter was certainly the case for me, as what haunted my nights was…