Dead Is Better: Mary Lambert’s PET SEMATARY (1989)

By: Emily von Seele

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Before Women in Horror Month comes to a close, I wanted to spend some time with one of my favorite horror films. When we talk about women directors in the horror genre, Mary Lambert’s Pet Sematary is always part of the initial conversation. It has repeatedly been named on numerous lists over the years, but aside from briefly mentioning it when discussing female contributions to the genre, we don’t really discuss it in-depth anymore. And why is that? It’s a solid entry into horror — scary, atmospheric and effective, and one that holds a personal connection for me.

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Dead Ringers Episode 11: GINGER SNAPS + RAW

Nolan is joined by Emily von SeeleBen McBrideThomas Foster, and Philip Yount to discuss John Fawcett’s Ginger Snaps (2001) and Julia Ducournau’s Raw (2017). The group celebrates Women in Horror Month by recommending some of their favorite horror movies directed by women and shares recent horror discoveries before a monstrous, adolescent transformation drives a wedge between this (not quite) sisterhood.

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Dead Ringers Episode 10: ROSEMARY’S BABY + GET OUT

Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell and Kat Adams, as well as special guests Anya Stanley and Jordan Byrd, to discuss Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby (1968) and Jordan Peele’s Get Out (2017). The group celebrates Women in Horror Month by recommending some of their favorite horror movies directed by women and catches up on their latest horror discoveries before becoming embroiled in a conspiracy which seeks to exploit and control marginalized bodies.

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Emily’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2017

By: Emily von Seele

Film Title: Get Out

It’s no secret that 2017 was a great year for film, and horror, in particular, had more than its share of moments to shine. In a year that brought us such amazing films as The Girl With All The Gifts, Creep 2, and The Transfiguration — among others — it was difficult to pare this list down to just ten entries. But I somehow managed to do it. In no particular order — because getting this list down to ten films was hard enough — here are my favorites of 2017. May 2018 bring us even more.

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9 More Months Till HALLOWEEN

By: Ben McBride

A version of this post appears on monsterpopcorn.com.

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Jamie Lee Curtis released this picture on her Instagram feed with the caption, “First shot. @halloweenmovie Halloween 40 years later. Same slate. Same Laurie. David Gordon Green directing from his script. Happy Halloween 2018 everyone. See you all 10/19/18 #halloweenmovie.”

Pretty freaking exciting, right? I’m just going to assume you find this exciting.

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Contest: Win FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME for Xbox One

It’s been nine years since the last Friday The 13th movie was released and while Paramount remains unable to put together a new theatrical entry of the famed slasher series, fans were treated to a new kind of Jason Voorhees experience in 2017: playing as him (or a slew of campers) in a brand new, officially licensed video game. To celebrate the new year, we’re giving Dead Ringers listeners and readers a chance to live out their Camp Crystal Lake fantasies.

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