The Internet doesn’t need another “Jaws The Revenge is a terrible movie!” column, does it? Attacking the third sequel to Steven Spielberg’s timeless classic is as pointless as shooting bluefish in a barrel.
Christmas is coming, so please allow me to prepare this little “buyers guide” for everyone looking to give my books as gifts this joyous holiday season (and let me thank you in advance for doing so). From paperbacks to ebooks, audiobooks and limited edition hardcovers, … Continue readingHave a Very Serafini Christmas (it’s my book buying guide)
Coralie Fargeat’s thrilling bloodbath, Revenge, is one of my favorite movies of the last few years. It felt like an evolution of this particular genre. I remember turning to my wife once it was finished, and her grinned response was simple: “Can we just watch … Continue readingI SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE: DEJA VU QUESTIONS THE IMPACT OF VENGEANCE
We’re in the middle of a Fangorian renaissance. Which is to say, two issues into the relaunched Fangoria and the magazine is better than it’s ever been. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed both issues so far, and the tease for the next one has me licking my … Continue readingWhy Doesn’t HIGHWAY TO HELL Have A Bigger Following?
There’s nothing more fascinating to me than the existence of proto-slashers. That is to say, movies made before the “big boom” of stalk-and-slash pictures, where famous elements of the subgenre could be found in narratives that were not otherwise beholden to it. Some proto-slashers are … Continue readingBLOOD AND LACE is proto-slasher sleaze of the highest order
Devil’s Row returns to print via Black T-Shirt Books, and to answer the most commonly asked question right off the bat: No, you do not need to have read Feral in order to read it.
Great write-up on DEVIL’S ROW from HNR’s Paula Limbaugh. Thanks!