The Evolution of Aquatic Terror: A Journey through the Piranha Film Franchise

Since the release of the original PIRANHA film in 1978, the aquatic horror genre has been teeming with toothy creatures, blood-soaked waters, and a sense of suspenseful terror. Over the … Read More

THE BASEMENT BLU-RAY REVIEW: War Of The Worlds (The Criterion Collection)

For anyone that reads this blog regularly, you know that I am a huge fan of the science fiction films of the 1950s. No other decade has produced more genre … Read More

THE BASEMENT BOOKSHELF: Joe Dante’s THE HOWLING: Studies in the Horror Film by Lee Gambin

To this day the debate continues. Which werewolf movie from 1981 is the superior one, John Landis’ AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON or the subject of this blog, Joe Dante’s … Read More