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Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios  Ah, “Suspiria.” If there was ever a movie to indirectly and directly influence the horror genre in a defining fashion, it’s Dario Argento’s 1977 Giallo masterpiece. For those who don’t know, Giallo films are Italian horror movies that were popularized in the 1900s. These wondrous films were characterized by their …

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Story by Brandon Black / Contributing Writer  Hello there, friends. During the month of October, I will be writing a film column every week that focuses on early horror and the beginnings and development of clichés, makeup and types of horror. We’re going to be covering movies from 1920 to 1958, …

Photo courtesy of Taste of Cinema Story by Brandon Black / Contributing Writer Hello there, friends. During the month of October, I will be writing a weekly film column that focuses on early horror and the beginnings and development of clichés, makeup and types of horror. We’re going to be covering movies from 1920 to …

Photo courtesy of IMDB Clowns: You either love them or you hate them. Of all the individuals whom I have spoken to throughout the years, I’ve yet to find any middle ground when it comes to clowns. Appropriately, the original “It,” a TV mini-series released in 1990 based on the popular Stephen King novel, yields …

At first glance, this atmospheric film succeeds with its meta-horror story plot—one that its budding-novelist protagonist would rather be hit over the head with than be forced to write. But like the film’s central setting for the madness, a gothic castle built on a clay deposit that is slowly sinking into the earth, Crimson Peak will eventually sink into cinematic oblivion. …