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Angela Englert

Horror editor at http://theculturalgutter.com, Mutant at http://www.the-losthighway.com/, co-host of the Horrible Imaginings podcast, Creative Pit Boss at Wolf In Wool Productions, live caption slinger, host of #PCapRecap (https://pcaprecap.wordpress.com/)

Stuck in Development Hell

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the world woke up with a brand-new direct-to-video Hellraiser film in it, Hellraiser: Judgment, a labor of love from long-time Hellraiser makeup FX guru Gary J. Tunnicliffe. Despite audacious new ideas in an early Clive Barker vein and truly inspirational attempts to […]

Friends Don’t Eat Friends’ Boyfriends

Understand this: I love Jennifer’s Body (2009) and I can’t honestly think of a better film to celebrate Women in Horror Month. Written by Diablo Cody (Juno, The United States of Tara) and directed by Karyn Kusama (XX, Girlfight, The Invitation), it’s a brilliant, savage horror-comedy, and even though it appreciates […]

The Reason For the Season

Sometimes I have a terrible suspicion that my favorite Halloween movie is actually Halloween III: Season of the Witch. For a long time, after being forced to downsize my movie collection in a move, Halloween III was the only film in the series I bothered to repurchase. Before […]

Letting the Wrong One Out

In Michael O’Shea’s The Transfiguration (2017), Milo is a smart, sensitive teen, but he’s got problems like an Afterschool Special. He’s an orphan, parents taken by separate, traumatizing circumstances, so now he lives alone with his older brother Lewis, their poor city neighborhood restlessly patrolled by gangs. He […]