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Tale of the Tape: Wolverine vs. Freddy Krueger

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The latest installment in Marvel’s Wolverine film series, The Wolverine, comes out later this week. With the film just around the corner, it’s only natural to wonder- is Wolverine the best movie character that wreaks havoc with claws? There’s really only one other contender, and he lives on Elm Street in Springwood, Ohio. Maybe a proper tale of the tape will help put it in perspective. Continue reading

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Ranking the Classic Slasher Icons

As I confessed the other day, I wasn’t allowed to watch many slasher films when I was growing up. They were deemed “too stupid” for me to watch. This is especially problematic because I grew up in the late 1970s and throughout the 80s- the Golden Age of the Slasher™. I missed out. But I’m an adult now, a “big boy” as it were. That means I can watch whatever slasher films I want. I’ve spent the last two Octobers filling in those cracks, and I’m ready to speak about what I missed. Here’s how I rank the classic slasher icons, including the more recent ones. Continue reading

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Horror Icons in Love

It’s Valentine’s Day. It’s a chance for everyone to celebrate romance with their special someone. And I mean it when I say “everyone”. It’s not an exclusive holiday. Anyone who recognizes Valentine’s Day has a right to celebrate. To prove the point, check out these horror icons in love: Continue reading

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Movie Character Names That Would Make Great Pet Names

Movies are an easy place to find pet names. I have two friends who have pets with movie-themed names. There are cats named Yoda and Naboo. And then there’s Hitchcock (named after Alfred, Hitch can be seen in this article’s header) and The Wolf Man, both dogs. If you really want to put forth the extra effort, you can incorporate a soul-shredding pun with the name. Some examples:

Lando Catrissian, The Empire Strikes Back
Type of pet: Cat
First of all, Lando is a great name for a pet. Second, cats are just as likely to stab you in the back as Lando. Continue reading

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