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Interview with Actress Michelle Shields

In this day and age, sisters are doing it for themselves. No, I’m not talking about boring stuff like being the face of key government positions or playing head bread maker in the 21st century household across the globe. I’m talking about scaring the crap […]

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Werewolf Movies: A List

Spring is almost upon us and here at Ravenous Monster this season is a time for werewolves….and flowers, baseball and green things, but mainly just werewolves.  I’ve compiled a list of five of the best werewolf movies.  This list is by no means comprehensive, nor […]

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Face Off: Bringing Monster Making to the Masses

Face Off, the new reality series on the Syfy television network, has been a long time coming.    Sometime around 1984, a couple video rental places sprung up in my hometown.  My mother, always trying to keep her head above water with regard to technology, had […]

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Black Swan Movie Review

BLACK SWAN is director Darren Aronofsky’s late contribution to the world of cinema in 2010. On the surface this film is revelatory of the excruciating world of professional ballet, replete with arduous competition, mental and physical exhaustion, betrayal, and at the same time the utmost […]

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Cannibal Holocaust: Welcome to the Jungle

Ravenous Monster’s retrospective series of sick and twisted cinema continues….  “Cannibal Holocaust” is a grimy, twisted little classic that’s greater than the sum of its parts.  These are parts that run the gamut of taste and ethical virtue, mind you.  Porn stars, authentic animal butchery, real-deal […]

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The Rite Movie Review

Hello everybody!  I’m your teacher Billy, and this is my workshop on “How to Make Bad Horror Films”.  Don’t be nervous.  It’s much easier than one might think.  In fact, the more brittle you are, the more you’re prone to making gargantuan mistakes, doubt yourself, […]

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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires: Beast Meets West!

Ravenous Monster is proud to present you with the first gruesome diagnosis from the good Dr. Abner Mality of WormwoodChronicles.com…. Readers of a certain age (often referred to as “over the hill”) will definitely recall the famous ad campaign for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in […]

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Edgar Allan Poe: Memories of Prospero’s Clock

Even in Baltimore, as history-drenched a city as you’ll find in the United States, Edgar Allan Poe stands out as a favored son.  He was by birth a Bostonian, and lived for a time in both Virginia and New York, but Baltimore has claimed him.  […]

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Interview with Screenwriter Bob Heske

The horror genre and independent filmmaking have a relationship similar to that of Ramen Noodles and dorm cooking.  These two relationships exist for several reasons, one of which is the relative accessibility of the means required to achieve an end that’s entirely gratifying.  In one […]

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The Walking Dead and TV Horror

The television horror genre has its arm twisted behind its back and up against the lockers by a big bully named “The Walking Dead” (TWD) on AMC.  It’s a horror hit with hardcore genre fans, and also to your median human.  Why?   People who wouldn’t […]

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