Maniac Harry isn't the scariest thing in NYC It’s impossible to discuss Elliott Kalan & Andrea Mutti’s new Aftershock horror comic, Maniac of New York, without mentioning the film that inspired it. Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan begins with panning shots of New York City in decay. The goal of this putrid... Continue Reading →
Big Impacts, Small Footprints.
THE HUMAN SUBPLOT IS THE PLOT “Monsters are tragic beings,” Godzilla co-creator Ishiro Honda was onto something when he observed, “They are born too tall, too strong, too heavy. They are not evil by choice. That is their tragedy.” Humanity is at the heart of the best monster stories. It’s not by accident that... Continue Reading →
The Reign of Classism: Social Bias in Frankenstein
By Sarah Winkler Classicism is defined as a bias toward, or against persons of given social classes. In the films The Curse of Frankenstein (1957), and Frankenstein (1931), there are underlying, or otherwise distinctly presented elements of classism that surround the characters depicted in each film. These are currents of social bias which become highlighted... Continue Reading →
‘Shin Godzilla’ Stomps Closer to Home After Covid-19
It isn’t that I believe Toho and co. were making a Godzilla film about the coronavirus in 2016, that would require a tin-foil hat and perhaps an antipsychotic prescription.
#STLHORROR Events in October 2019
The Darkness, Creepyworld, & Lemp Brewery Haunted House of Occult haunted attractions are now open! Tuesday, October 1st 16mm Double Feature Frankenstein Night at The Way Out Club The Way Out Club, 2525 S Jefferson Ave, St. Louis 63104 7pm Geek Trivia, Special Halloween Horror Trivia The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116... Continue Reading →
Cult Movie Apparel? Absolutely!
Inked Up Merch is full of stuff visitors to Channel 31 might find exciting... not like sexually exciting, but regular exciting. Or maybe sexually exciting. Like this Videodrome Long Live the New Flesh trucker hat. Get some.