Oculus, the horror movie starring Karen Gillan is in theaters now, after being in limited release for quite a while. With an influx of horror movies this time of year, this one tries to stand out with an oddly unique story. But how does it do? Is it a great horror flick, or should it have stayed locked up in the psych ward?
The newest Paranormal Activity flick hit theatres this past weekend, and it tries to expand the PA universe a little more. A spin off of the main series this film focuses on a new victim, and a new form of torment by the paranormal forces. But how does it do? Is it a return to form for the now tired franchise, or should it be banished?
Earlier this year, Paramount gave Warner Bros the rights to the Friday the 13th series in exchange for South Park, so WB is going to reboot the series again in 2015, the next year that there’s an actual Friday the 13th on the calendar. The new 13th movie will be from a found footage type angle, but that’s all anyone knows right now. We won’t know anything else until some time next year.
The New York Public Library teamed up with the University of Maryland’s Institute for Technology in the Humanities to digitize Shelley’s two surviving notebooks containing most of the work—complete with edits by Percy Bysshe Shelley, her poet husband. Making this almost 200-year-old text click-accessible for a modern audience is only the first step for the Shelley-Godwin Archive, which hopes to digitize the entire oeuvre of the ultra-writerly family of Percy, Mary, and her parents, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft.
There’s lots of talk all over about the best horror movies, your favorite horror movies, but with a slew of horror remakes in the past, let’s talk about your favorite horror movie remake and/or sequel.