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The Lighthouse Movie Review

Jul 10, 2018 No Comments by

“This island does not want us here. Before this beacon was built, she took hundreds of lives. Perhaps she is still hungry.” –Thomas Griffiths The sea is a harsh and unyielding mistress. Those who work her can testify that she doesn’t give an inch when you make her your home. You can see the proof […]

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Annihilation Movie Review

Mar 21, 2018 No Comments by

There is almost certainly nothing more horrible than your own body turning against you. The thought of the familiar becoming unfamiliar is a universal nightmare; the biology you depended on for everyday living turning into the engine of your destruction. The most common name we use to describe this biological rebellion is cancer. Cancer seems […]

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Terror on the Air: Ten Terrifying Horror Shows from Radio’s Golden Age

Nov 13, 2017 No Comments by

No special effect ever created can match the power of the human imagination, the ability of the mind’s eye to envision endless possibilities. Or create endless terror. In today’s computer saturated world, it seems hard to believe that people once gathered around the radio as their primary source of entertainment. But for over thirty years, […]

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The Horror on the Links: The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin, Volume One Book Review

Aug 28, 2017 1 Comment by

It’s true. The longer you live, the more you see how culture waxes and wanes like the changing of the tides. One decade’s movie star becomes the next decade’s has-been. At one time Rudolph Valentino was the most famous man on the planet. Now, few under 50 will know who he is. So it is […]

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Viy: A Russian Folk Horror Movie

Jul 05, 2017 No Comments by

When it comes to spooky tales of witchcraft and deviltry, Russia and surrounding countries like Ukraine and Belarus should never be overlooked. The old Slavic myths that saturate these countries are brimming with stories of ghosts, forest demons and cannibal witches but are not that well-known here in the West. Well, with me being a […]

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Ghosts of Darkness Movie Review

Mar 06, 2017 No Comments by

When I feel low and funky, nothing snaps me out of it more than a good ghost story. It’s the most primal and ancient of all horror genres and I spent many a happy afternoon cruising around looking for abandoned houses to check out in hopes of finding a spook. There are more literary ghost […]

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BONE TOMAHAWK Rewind: Gore and Grit in Old Texas

Jan 30, 2017 No Comments by

Bone Tomahawk fittingly begins with someone’s throat being cut. Even more fittingly, it leads to an argument ABOUT throats being cut. This gives you an idea of both the merciless violence and pitch-black humor that drives Bone Tomahawk, a bloody tale of the Old West. The dirty swine doing the mayhem is one Mr. Purvis, […]

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The Iscariot Sanction Book Review

Dec 01, 2016 No Comments by

Those fiends who have been followers of Ravenous Monster for a while now may recall my review of the book The Lazarus Gate by Mark Latham. Said book was an interesting Victorian science fiction tale of alternate worlds that had a sizable dose of horror in it. If you enjoyed The Lazarus Gate, I now […]

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Godzilla’s Fearsome Five

Oct 10, 2016 No Comments by

Greetings, monster maniacs! Among my many areas of scientific expertise is the arcane study of kaijuology. This is the discipline devoted to the examination of giant city-wrecking monsters, particularly those centered on the isle of Japan. These towering abominations, known as “kaiju” in Japan, have been a subject of endless fascination for not just the […]

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The Killer Robots! Crash and Burn Movie Review

Aug 15, 2016 No Comments by

Your old pal Dr. Mality likes to dabble in many branches of science, but robotics holds a special place in my blackened heart. I don’t know how many hours I’ve slaved in the lab trying to whip up nefarious automatons to do my will. The lawn mowing robot was a real disaster and it looks […]

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