Escape Velocity: The Films of Leos Carax

This weekend, TIFF is running a retrospective of the films of Leos Carax called Modern Love. L’amour fou is what the French call it, crazy love, and a jumbled madcap romanticism … Continue reading Escape Velocity: The Films of Leos Carax

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My Favourite Horror Film: JW Ward on The Exorcist

It’s been a wild month here at Biff Bam Pop!, slowly working our way towards the greatest and most fun of all the dates on the calendar:  Hallowe’en. We’ve explored … Continue reading My Favourite Horror Film: JW Ward on The Exorcist

Villains & Monsters Week: J.W. Ward has 5 reasons why Freddy Krueger is the greatest horror movie villain ever

When it comes to horror, there’s one guy that’s tops in my book. Sure, he’s ugly.  He’s a killer.  He’s got bad taste in gloves and a worse taste in … Continue reading Villains & Monsters Week: J.W. Ward has 5 reasons why Freddy Krueger is the greatest horror movie villain ever

Stephen King Week: J.W. Ward on Stephen King’s 5 best & 5 worst adaptations to film & TV

Horror author Stephen King is, without a doubt, one of the most prolific authors of the last 50 years. He’s released forty-nine novels, nine collections of short stories, five non-fiction … Continue reading Stephen King Week: J.W. Ward on Stephen King’s 5 best & 5 worst adaptations to film & TV

H.P. Lovecraft Week: JW Ward on the Lovecraft film you need to see

You want to know why it’s so hard to adapt H.P. Lovecraft stories to film? It’s simple: the concepts of Lovecraft’s stories are too big for most people to see … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Week: JW Ward on the Lovecraft film you need to see

H.P. Lovecraft Week – David Ward Wrestles with Madness

From the outset, I wish to claim, with no small significance, that this piece is less a review, bound in reflective passages of indiscriminatory minutiae and personal indulgences, then it … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Week – David Ward Wrestles with Madness

H.P. Lovecraft Week: This Is Not Reality – Andy Burns on In The Mouth of Madness

I’m going to let you in on something. One of my biggest fears is that one day I’ll come across something supernatural. A zombie, a vampire, a werewolf, ghost. Whatever. … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Week: This Is Not Reality – Andy Burns on In The Mouth of Madness

H.P. Lovecraft Week: Ian Rogers on The Real Ghostbusters — The Collect Call of Cathulhu

My first exposure to H.P. Lovecraft didn’t come from his stories, but rather a cartoon that aired back in the 1980s called The Real Ghostbusters. This was, of course, an … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Week: Ian Rogers on The Real Ghostbusters — The Collect Call of Cathulhu

There Are More Things Unknown Than Known−H.P. Lovecraft Week Starts Here!

There’s nothing quite like the overwhelmingly frightening realization that there are more things unknown in our universe than there are things known. There’s nothing as affecting as the times where … Continue reading There Are More Things Unknown Than Known−H.P. Lovecraft Week Starts Here!