Before ‘The Purge’ There Was ‘Punishment Park’

What a 1971 mockumentary can teach us about modern horror. For as long as horror films have been around they have been confronting social issues. From James Whale’s Frankenstein films in the 1930s to Jordan Peele’s Get Out, a film often characterized as a “social thriller,” the genre has displayed a vested interest in examining […]

‘Child’s Play’ to get a reboot

Norwegian filmmaker Lars Klevberg is directing a remake of classic horror movie Child’s Play. The cult 1980s film centred on a toy doll, named Chucky, that is possessed by a serial killer. It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith are producing the remake, which will begin production in September in Vancouver. Tyler Burton Smith has […]