I don't know what's going on in this trailer for Jordan Peele's Nope, but I'm creeped out nonetheless. It's probably because I loved Peele's Us and Get Out so I have high expectations for it. I can't believe we have to wait until July to see it, though. Details on Wikipedia are spare: "The plot follows residents of an isolated town who witness a mysterious and abnormal event."
We're in a golden age of modern horror. As much as I love the classic slasher films of yesteryear, the horror genre, in my opinion, has blossomed to its full potential. Films like It Follows, The Babadook, and Hereditary are a few modern examples of horror movies weaving complex and cerebral narratives that elevate the genre beyond its exploitative… READ THE REST
Meet Murph! You know the type of zombie which is a human completely taken over by a cordyceps-like fungus? Murph is like that, but the pathology is Morgellons. Murph could star in one of those unsettling animated videos that attaches the latest advances in computer graphics and material science to human models as an exercise… READ THE REST
The great David Cronenberg (Crash, Videodrome, Scanners, Dead Ringers) is one of my favorite film directors and I'm thrilled that his first movie in eight years will mark a return to the body horror genre that he pioneered. In fact, back in 1997 I had a great time interviewing Cronenberg for the bOING bOING print… READ THE REST
As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! But as much as we don't want to see what's in these… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST