Tuesday, March 17 2015
The message of John Carpenter's Halloween is simple: "Evil is here!" To expect any sequel to enhance that idea is to miss the point.
Tuesday, September 11 2012
When not releasing a new remix album, starting a co-headlining tour with Marilyn Manson, or working on his fifth full-length feature film, Rob Zombie sits down with PopMatters, talking about all of his projects as well as revealing, rather interestingly, just how much he hates clutter ...
Monday, January 4 2010
Someone, the same old suspects show up on this list - cheesy horror films, goofy gross out comedies, and the occasional certified WTF title. Lucky for us, 2009 was no different when it came to culpable schlock.
Thursday, May 3 2007
In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.
Thursday, October 30 2014
Haunted houses. Extreme haunts. Big scares. Big money. Maybe even big health benefits (when used with caution, of course). Step inside, if you dare.
Sunday, June 3 2012
Rock on the Range corrals the masses for a rock ‘n’ roll rodeo.
Wednesday, February 10 2010
Normally we expect more of the same from Rob Zombie, but his fourth solo album throws us a bit of a curveball.
Wednesday, September 5 2007
In Carpenter's film, evil shows up right where you think you'd be safe. No one imagines he's safe in whitetrashland -- especially the section inhabited by a heavily inked up William Forsythe.
Sunday, April 2 2006
Sixty-two minutes for $35? What a bargain... err, not.
Thursday, July 28 2005
The movie evokes no clear reaction to its violence -- no fear, no pity, no outrage -- because we don't identify with anyone on screen.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
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.
Wednesday, April 24 2013
The rocker turned filmmaker is just as genuine, and just as good, as his Oscar winning counterpart and for many of the same cinematic reasons.
Wednesday, March 13 2013
The Lords of Salem made its debut at SXSW but might not have been what Rob Zombie fans have been waiting for.
Wednesday, September 8 2010
Metal was taken to another level last July, as the three-staged Mayhem Tour took over Chicago's First Midwest Bank Amphitheater.
Sunday, January 17 2010
(Warning: this look at the new DVD version of Rob Zombie's Halloween II contains MASSIVE SPOILERS. Read at your own risk.) It was an iconic
Monday, September 3 2007
Michael Myers. It's an ordinary name. Nothing menacing or peculiar. The kid next door. Which is what Michael Myers was -- in "Halloween," the low-budget 1978
Friday, August 31 2007
"It just really felt, to me, growing up on the East Coast, like it was Halloween."