Category: Staff Kills

Frankenstein 80th Anniversary: 5 Other Frankenstein Movies

Posted on 11/21/11 by Ben No Comments

Continuing our celebration of Frankenstein’s 80th Anniversary, Keri O’Shea looks at some of the weird and wonderful Frankenstein films that have come in its wake…  The influence of the Universal Frankenstein movies cannot be underestimated. Boris Karloff’s ‘dear old monster’ has become a horror archetype, crossing the breach into popular culture and staying there, for the best part […]

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Staff Kills: Kayley’s Top 5 Films That Defined Her Childhood

Posted on 07/12/11 by Deaditor 6 Comments

by Kayley Viteo Everyone has movies from their childhood that for whatever reason stay with them for the rest of their lives. During the day, I spent my childhood much like any other “normal” girl, which basically boiled down to watching Disney animation and any sort of animal movie I could get my hands on. […]

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Staff Kills: The Brutal Breakdown – Marc’s Top Five Horrifying Music Video’s

Posted on 08/02/10 by Deaditor 5 Comments

Staff Kills: Annie Always Dies

Posted on 02/20/10 by Deaditor 1 Comment

Staff Kills – Ben’s Top 5 Oscar-Worthy Genre Performances of the Last Decade

Posted on 01/06/10 by Deaditor 2 Comments

Staff Kills: Annie’s Top Five Lovecraft Adaptations

Posted on 08/22/09 by Deaditor 10 Comments

by Annie Riordan Although considered to be something of a God among horror fans, Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s murky tales of cosmic madness, tentacled deities and horrors too horrible to be properly described have often been considered the most difficult – if not downright impossible – stories to adapt to the big (or small) screen. Lovecraft […]

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Staff Kills: Summer Holiday Special!

Posted on 07/06/09 by Deaditor 2 Comments

‘Staff Kills’ Summer Holiday Special: Top Five Islands in the Sun! It’s that time of year again.  The temperature rises, the schools close, and we head off with the family for interminably long journeys to remote destinations without the faintest idea as to what awaits us. Yes, it’s summer holiday time! And who doesn’t dream […]

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Mom’s to Die For

Posted on 05/08/09 by Deaditor 1 Comment

Article written by Marc Patterson and Annie Riordan   With Mother’s Day upon us we thought we’d take a moment to stroll down memory lane and look at a few of our favorite mothers gone wild in horror cinema.  After all, what horror fanatic’s Mother’s Day weekend would be complete without at least one screening […]

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Staff Kills: Marc’s Top Five Castrations, (or Is that Your Oh Face?)

Posted on 04/18/09 by Deaditor 7 Comments

Staff Kills: Brian’s Top Five Ways to Resurrect the Dead

Posted on 04/18/09 by Deaditor 2 Comments

Ben’s Top Five Werewolf Films

Posted on 04/06/09 by Deaditor 1 Comment

  The werewolf – alongside the vampire, perhaps the most enduring monster in the annals of classic, fantastical horror. And yet, we see comparatively few werewolf movies. There are a good many reasons for this: thematically they cover much the same ground as vampires, i.e. the animal within and its struggle to escape. And of […]

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Annie <3’s Jeffrey Combs: (or “Top Five Jeffrey Combs Films You Don’t Want to Miss”)

Posted on 03/22/09 by Deaditor 3 Comments

  Among the many deleted scenes to be found in the DVD release of 1994’s smash hit Pulp Fiction is a snippet involving Missus Mia Wallace videotaping a reluctant Vincent Vega shortly before they head off to Jack Rabbit Slims for a night of five dollar milkshakes and twist contests. Missus Mia asks Vincent whether […]

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