Tag: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Monsters and Hockey Masks: Primal Evil in Slasher Films

“In their own ways, Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger all go beyond the real world, and beyond mortality.”

Conduits of Fear: The Vital Role of The Youth in Horror

“Horror is a genre that believes, rightly, that young people are the future.”

Looking Back at Camp Crystal Lake: Mike Thorn and Anya Stanley on the ‘Friday the 13th’ Franchise

A.M. Novak and Mike Thorn Talk ‘Friday the 13th’!

‘Candyman’ or (How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Say Farewell to the Flesh)

“As an adult viewer with a wider range of experiences and reference points than my pubescent self (this is what I tell myself anyway), what engages me most about ‘Candyman’ now is the themes on the fringes of the urban legend focus.”