Friday , 20 April 2018

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Black Panther, the Big Picture

As Marvel’s Black Panther continues to climb the box office charts and break records right and left, it’s worth examining just what an impact the film is having – culturally, politically and emotionally – on American audiences and those around the world. This is clearly a watershed moment in film history, and its importance beyond the screen cannot be overstated. ... Read More »

Horror makes big splash with Oscar

2017 was a benchmark year for the movie industry. With the top three box office earners – Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast and Wonder Woman – all featuring female leads, the year may very well be remembered as the Year of the Woman, in more ways than one. Another welcome development was the immense success of ... Read More »

No respect for the Dead, or Horror, by Emmys

The Emmy nominations for the 2105-16 season have been announced, and congratulations to all the nominees. Once again, though, television’s most popular show, The Walking Dead, was all but completely ignored. Same goes for its companion show, Fear the Walking Dead, as well as a number of great shows that take place within the horror genre, like Bates Motel, Penny ... Read More »

Why are the Oscars afraid of Horror?

The Oscars may be over, and congrats to all the winners, but the Gore 4 was left with a lingering bad taste in its mouth over the continued lack of appreciation toward its favorite genre – horror. Of course, there were other much more prominent slights during this year’s Academy Awards, which were so effectively and comically brought to light by ... Read More »

Top 15 Horror Films of 2015!

Before we get too far into 2016, it’s time to look back at last year and see what films caught our bloody eye and might stand the test of time for years to come, with the Gore 4’s first ever Bloody Best horror films of the year. While the major studios didn’t have any mega hits like a World War ... Read More »

The Horror of Star Wars

Star Wars is once again taking over the galaxy with the seventh film in the saga, The Force Awakens, continuing the adventures of Luke, Leia, Han and their compatriots, along with new heroes and foes alike. While the Star Wars films are generally considered to be in the genre of science fiction, and indeed, are usually rated PG, or after Return ... Read More »

Walking Dead stabbed by Emmys once again

Well, the 2015 Primetime Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, and to nobody’s surprise, the biggest and most popular show on television, AMC’s The Walking Dead, was virtually ignored once again. Based on all the prior years, it would have come as an actual shock if the zombie juggernaut had received any major nominations, but considering how well acted, written ... Read More »