The Strangest Halloween of All

On October 27, 1978 a tiny, low budget horror movie about a masked psychopath stalking and killing teenagers in the small town of Haddonfield, IL on Halloween night was released, scaring the pants off moviegoers nationwide.  Halloween went on to become the most successful independent movie ever made up until that point, creating an iconic … Continue reading The Strangest Halloween of All

The Judas Breed

            In Guillermo del Toro’s flawed, but fascinating 1997 movie Mimic, man is no longer at the top of the food chain.  When an epidemic of incurable disease known as Strickler’s threatens to kill an entire generation of children in New York City, entomologist Susan Tyler conceives of a bold and ambitious plan by genetically-engineering … Continue reading The Judas Breed

Science from the Swiss Transylvania

https://www.flickr.com/photos/shadowgate/25935837212/in/photolist-2dKHo9b-EJAQFs-FvRR1o-FvRWP7-EJAHud-FE3sgi-FBKsNY-FeWcFh-EJACbC-FeWhRN-EJB6Dy/ Profondo Rosso Store, by Shadowgate. Flickr. CC by 2.0 If you ask any fan of the legendary Italian horror film director Dario Argento what their favorite movie of his is, most would probably say Suspiria.  While it’s without question a great movie and a classic of the genre, it’s admittedly not my favorite of … Continue reading Science from the Swiss Transylvania