Posts by Jimm McShane

Jimm McShane
Jimm McShane

Jimm is a web developer for HalloweenCostumes.com by day and a Halloween and horror enthusiast by night. When he's not writing for his own blog and ours, he spends his time with his wife and his brother, watches Ghostbusters for the millionth time, and dresses his dog Bela (named for Lugosi, not Twilight) in various costumes. He studied film in college, but uses that knowledge to analyze lowbrow schlock like Killer Klowns from Outer Space.

10 Minimalist Horror Movie Posters [Printables]

by |October 23, 2014
Categories: Horror, Movies, Printables

Minimalist Horror Movie Posters

 

Do you want to play a game? These minimalist scary movie posters are inspired by ten horror films. Each one features a pair of objects from a key moment in the movie, but it's up to you to figure out the name of the film they represent. There's also a hint below each poster, just in case...

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DIY Bloody Mary Costume

by |October 12, 2014

DIY Bloody Mary Costume

You probably have a friend that swears they once summoned Bloody Mary. You may even say so yourself. The story goes that if you say her name in a mirror three times, Bloody Mary will appear. You can read a little more about the Bloody Mary scary story in this collection of campfire stories and urban legends. Is the legend true?  That's easy enough to find out, isn't it? Unless you're scared...

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Dracula Retold: From Gothic Horror to Tragic Hero [Infographic]

by |October 4, 2014

Dracula Retold: From Gothic Horror to Tragic Hero

Dracula Untold, which stars Luke Evans (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) as the legendary vampire, makes a hero out of the classic villain. Being reimagined is nothing new for the character, who has been depicted as everything from a gothic bloodsucker to a hopeless romantic. Every actor...

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Leatherface: Man of Many Faces [Infographic]

by |September 29, 2014

Leatherface: Man of Many Faces

 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre was first released forty years ago in 1974. What nobody knew at the time was just how influential the independent film with a miniscule budget would be, or what lasting effects it would have on the horror genre. The original was followed by six other films in the...

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The All-Time Best Movies for Halloween

by |October 22, 2013
Categories: Movies

Mad Monster Party

 

You may already have a movie that you watch every Halloween. If not, it's a tradition we suggest you start. No matter your age or favorite film genre, there is a perfect Halloween movie out there just for you. Here are the top 5 best movies for Halloween in 5 different categories to help you find the perfect fit for your new tradition!

Whether you're looking for a classic that made an impact on the horror genre, something animated and spooky, a comedy that's equal parts laughs and...

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