And the winner of Horror Delve’s favorite Sword and Sorcery Movie is…. THE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CONAN FILMS! Up until about a day ago it had been embroiled in a three way tie with THE LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY and EXCALIBUR, but I was saved from having to cast a deciding vote when someone came […]
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Last month we ran a poll to see which horror television show you were most thankful for. For a while it looked like Rod Serling’s Night Gallery would pull out the win, but in the end The Walking Dead emerged victorious over it and a late surge by Tales from The Dark Side.
Read More THE RESULTS OF THE FAVORITE HORROR TV SHOW POLL
If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, my love for anthologies should have become pretty obvious. This primarily manifests itself in the form of book, but I also love a good anthology horror movies as well. Although they seem to have fallen out of favor these days, that doesn’t stop me from […]
Read More ANTHOLOGY FILMS: FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
If I were making a list of my all time favorite horror movies this list would look significantly different, but here I’m choosing ones that really capture the mood of Halloween for me. 1. HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Universal 1944, Director: Erie Kenton, Starring: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine) – Mad Scientists, Frankenstein’s Monster, […]
Read More SIX SINISTER FILMS FOR HALLOWEEN
I just wanted to drop a quick addendum to a previous post where I listed my top 16 supernatural-themed tv shows https://horrordelve.com/2014/09/06/matt-cowans-top-sixteen-supernatural-themed-tv-series/. I included FX’s The Strain on that list even though it was relatively new at the time. Now well into it’s second season, I feel even stronger that it earned its spot. I’m […]
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With a screenplay penned by none other than Truman Capote, this film adaptation of Henry James’ novella The Turn of the Screw (1898) still holds up today. The story centers around Miss Giddons, who’s been hired as the new governess of Bly House. The place is owned by the uncle of two children who’ve lost their […]
Read More THE INNOCENTS (1961) MOVIE REVIEW
Finding myself in the mood for a horror movie tonight, I decided to watch AS ABOVE, SO BELOW. It’s about a young archeologist named Scarlett, who’s uncovered the location of the legendary The Philosopher’s Stone, which was said to have magical properties. To reach the stone’s location, Scarlett assembles a team to travel into the […]
Read More AS ABOVE, SO BELOW REVIEW
I’m a fan of TV and probably watch a lot more of it than I should. My favorite shows tend to fall into the supernatural horror genre. While a few on my list of favorites below aren’t horror (LOST), they all deal with the supernatural in some way. As with all lists, most will disagree […]
Read More Matt Cowan’s Top Sixteen Supernatural-Themed TV Series
I watched the pilot episode of Sleepy Hollow tonight. It’s off to a great start, bringing Ichabod Crane and The Headless Horseman to modern day Sleepy Hollow along with some sinister looking demons. It airs on Monday nights and is well worth checking out.
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I’m looking forward to seeing INSIDIOUS 2 this weekend. I absolutely loved the first one!
Read More INSIDIOUS 2 OPENS THIS FRIDAY THE 13th