Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan might not be considered one of the best entries in the franchise (though it certainly has its fans) but it seemed to be a big deal at the time. Despite (or perhaps because of) the relatively lukewarm box office of Part VII…


Puppet Master will forever be remembered as the film that not only launched Full Moon Entertainment, but also one of the longest-running franchises in horror history. Including spinoffs and reboots, and a solo film for the franchise’s most iconic character titled Blade: The Iron Cross, the franchise is now fourteen…


Halloween III had not been successful in theaters, to the point that instead of marking a new direction for the franchise as had been the plan, it nearly killed it instead. Through no fault of its own, too, because it’s extremely good. Audiences had simply not taken to the new…


All of the X-Men have been through a lot. Most of them have died, most of them have lost some if not everyone they hold most dear. They’ve been beaten down again and again. Some have had privileged, structured home lives throughout their childhood and had to have those things…


Video stores were essential to my childhood. They were an integral part of my growing up. They were not only obviously instrumental in establishing my love of film, of the horror genre and so many movies and franchises I am passionate about to this day, they were simply my favorite…


Elektra is one of Marvel’s most fascinating characters and has been all too often mistakenly shrugged off as one of its most one-note. She is, to say the least, not all that in touch with her emotions and this often leads people to incorrectly assume her character is flat or…


“Fool for Love” is not always listed in articles on Buffy’s best episodes, but it should be, because it is genuinely one of the best of the series. It’s a standout from an already incredibly strong season, but is noteworthy for a few other reasons as well. Obviously the most…


Growing up in the ’90s, I would’ve killed for the surge of comic book movies we have now. Over ten X-Men related films, an actual Marvel Cinematic Universe that’s 20+ movies deep, I wouldn’t have been able to even conceive of that when Marvel’s only theatrical feature was Howard the…


Friday the 13th Part 2 had been a gamble, even though it sounds like anything but. Sequels seem like a guarantee, after all, that’s why there are so many of them in the first place. If one thing proves to be successful, then it seems natural that more of that…


Star Wars has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I can’t recall any precise moment of introduction to it, because it was just always there. My parents had recorded all three (at the time) films off of USA. My first experience with the…

Nat Brehmer

Nat Brehmer is a writer for Bloody Disgusting, Wicked Horror, Council of Zoom and more. Find him on Twitter @NatBrehmer

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