Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Hip-hop, R&B, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

Articles tagged michael jackson, thriller, music, music videos, geeks, horror, zombies, shaun of the dead, scream

Monday, March 9 2015

‘The Uncanny Reader’ Conjures Up Dreadful Pleasures

If death haunts fewer of the stories collected here than one might imagine, it's because there are things worse than death.


Thursday, February 19 2015

‘The Haunting of Black Wood’ Contains No Haunting Whatsoever

The issue with this ostensible haunting in Black Wood is not a paucity of dollars in the budget, but rather of tension, drama, and ideas.


Thursday, January 29 2015

Metaphor in a Time of Ebola

The more closely I followed the Ebola coverage, the more the simulacra of contagion in fiction, film, and games seemed inextricably woven into the mainstream media.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

The 10 Best Games/Traps in the ‘Saw’ Franchise

James Wan and Leigh Whannell didn't start off the Saw series with a focus on the gory "games", but these 10 examples of Jigsaw's various traps explain the franchise's enduring fear factors.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

The 10 Best New Breed Horror Filmmakers Working Today

They are the contemporary voices of an ages old ideal, the new fear masters in a genre sometimes stunted by its own lack of (critical) legitimacy.


Tuesday, September 30 2014

An Interview with ‘Two Faces of January’ Writer-Director Hossein Amini

"There’s something about identity I think is very fascinating and the idea of people having secrets and I think we all have that in our life."


Thursday, September 4 2014

‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Needs a Little Humor

This adaptation of Rosemary's Baby misses out on a lot of the charms of Roman Polanski's original.


Monday, August 25 2014

‘The Legend of Hell House’ Is Cerebral Horror at Its Finest

Possibly the greatest haunted house film of all time is still as impactful as ever, a fact not reflected by this Blu-ray's paltry extras.


Thursday, August 21 2014

‘Ginger Snaps’ Is Freshly Female-Centric Horror

Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult.


Wednesday, July 16 2014

‘Bellweather Rhapsody’ Is an Entertaining and Enthralling Yarn

What makes this novel interesting is that it is peppered with a cast of characters who are still living in the past, or are afraid of the future.


Michael Jackson: Xscape (Reviews) [22.May.14]
The 10 Most Intriguing Origin Stories in Horror (Short Ends and Leader) [1.Oct.13]
Horror, the James Wan Way (Short Ends and Leader) [13.Sep.13]
Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines (Reviews) [28.Jul.13]
Why Rob Zombie Is the Quentin Tarantino of Horror (Short Ends and Leader) [24.Apr.13]
Counterbalance: Year One (Sound Affects) [9.Sep.11]
20 Unsung Music Videos from the 1980s (Sound Affects) [1.Sep.11]
OK Go vs. the Muppets (Mixed Media) [24.Aug.11]
Scarlet Season: The Taxidermist (Capsule Reviews) [30.May.11]
Amon Tobin: ISAM (Reviews) [25.May.11]
Guessing the Grammys (Mixed Media) [4.Feb.11]
The Trio of Oz: The Trio of Oz (Capsule Reviews) [3.Feb.11]
The Year In Music: June 2010 (Mixed Media) [3.Feb.11]
Jimmy Edgar: XXX (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.11]
Cheyenne Marie Mize: Before Lately (Capsule Reviews) [25.Jan.11]
Christina Martin: I Can Too (Capsule Reviews) [24.Jan.11]
Michael Jackson: Michael (Reviews) [2.Jan.11]
The Top Ten Pop Culture Podcasts (Mixed Media) [11.Nov.10]
Ray Bradbury Wrote Me Back (Features) [1.Nov.10]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2015 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.