31 Days of Horror: 78/52

The new documentary 78/52 dives deep into the technical aspects, meanings, anecdotes, and impact of Alfred Hitchcock’s notorious shower scene from his landmark 1960 film Psycho. (The film’s title refers to the 78 … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror: 78/52

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Now Streaming On Shudder: Peeping Tom

It seems unbelievable that a masterpiece like Peeping Tom seriously derailed Michael Powell’s career, but that is just what happened. Peeping Tom was a departure for the director, known for … Continue reading Now Streaming On Shudder: Peeping Tom

31 Days of Horror 2016: Tobe Hooper Puts the Fun in “The Funhouse”

There’s something alluring, yet forbidden and scary about closed carnivals and amusement parks. Who hasn’t thought about what it would be like to spend the night in a closed funhouse? … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Tobe Hooper Puts the Fun in “The Funhouse”

31 Days of Horror 2016: Eek! The Sounds of Horror

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello and welcome to another installment of “The Ten Percent,” a regular column here on Biff Bam Pop! where Ensley F. … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Eek! The Sounds of Horror

Godzilla 2014

I have been waiting for this for a long time. I am a hardcore Godzilla fan. I’ve seen all the Godzilla movies, I’ve seen all the Toho movies, I’ve even … Continue reading Godzilla 2014

February Faves: Marie Gilbert’s Favorite Wicked Women

In my last post I named a few contenders for the title of King of Bad. There were many deserving candidates, but in the end only one King, The Governor … Continue reading February Faves: Marie Gilbert’s Favorite Wicked Women

31 Days of Horror 2013: The Human Centipede

When The Human Centipede came out almost five years ago, it became one of the most infamous horror films of its time, stretching the meaning of terror, disgust, and incredulity. … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2013: The Human Centipede

Bates Motel, Season Finale, Episode 10: Midnight

Don’t order the muffins with your continental breakfast at the Bates Motel. The chef has included a special ingredient; just ask little Emma. While Norman is planning something nasty for … Continue reading Bates Motel, Season Finale, Episode 10: Midnight

Bates Motel, Episode 9: Underwater

Holy Hippies in a Van! When you have sons, you never know what the hell they’re going to drag home. Norma has lots of surprises with her boys. Norman has a … Continue reading Bates Motel, Episode 9: Underwater

Bates Motel, Episode 8: A Boy and His Dog

Norman has a mean streak; the man in room 9, a freak; Norma’s paddling up a creek. What am I talking about? Last week’s episode was revealing, especially how Norman … Continue reading Bates Motel, Episode 8: A Boy and His Dog