Jason X Is Everything That Makes the Friday the 13th Movies Great... Just in Space

Today is Friday the 13th, a name shared with one of horror’s most stories franchises. And while many films in the series rightfully get celebrated or eviscerated, one that’s often overlooked is 2002's Jason X, the movie where producers finally said, “Screw it. Let’s put Jason in space.” It’s definitely dumb, but over…


Watching In the Mouth of Madness Too Many Times Might Actually Drive You Insane

In 1994, John Carpenter was several years removed from his last bona fide triumph—1988's They Live—but he still hadn’t given up. (He’d sorta do that the next year, with Village of the Damned). His mindfuck extravaganza In the Mouth of Madness borrows heavily from H.P. Lovecraft and Stephen King, but it’s also its own…

John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness Contains One of the Most Disturbing Depictions of Evil Ever

Prince of Darkness is one of John Carpenter’s weirdest films. Released in 1987 (between two cult favorites: 1986's Big Trouble in Little China and 1988's They Live), it’s overly high-concept and riddled with gaping plot holes. But damn, if it doesn’t depict evil in one of the most repulsive and scary ways ever.

Cloverfield Is as Mysterious Today as It Was in 2008, and That's Why We Still Love It

Eight years after its release, the mere mention of Bad Robot’s found footage film Cloverfield is still a lightning rod. Whether people love it or hate it, everyone has a strong opinion about it. We saw that play out recently when a seemingly unrelated film was revealed to be titled 10 Cloverfield Lane, and everyone…