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A Tribute To Kiefer Sutherland!

Kiefer Sutherland is a British-born Canadian (high five to my fellow Canadians!) actor, producer, director, and singer. His parents, Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, moved to California shortly after his birth. I feel like Kiefer Sutherland is one of those actors you don’t purposely watch, but when you watch a …

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Happy Birthday To Dario Argento!

We are very excited this month to celebrate the birthday of a true master of horror cinema, a master in the genre of Giallo, Dario Argento. He was the director that introduced me to wonders of foreign horror films via the darkly beautiful Phenomena (1985 – read our retro review …

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Happy 85th Birthday, Donald Sutherland!

Donald Sutherland

For more than 50 years Donald Sutherland has been a mainstay in Hollywood. The veteran actor has nearly 200 acting credits to his name, including a number of badass sci-fi and horror films. Sutherland was born on July 17, 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. We at PopHorror would …

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Looking Back at Poe’s Best Story: ‘The Masque of the Red Death’

The Masque of the Red Death

Today, January 19th, is Edgar Allan Poe’s 210th birthday. To celebrate, I wanted to take this opportunity to go over my favorite tale of his. When you ask most people what their top Poe story is, you usually get the same answers: The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, …

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Happy 71st Birthday, John Carpenter!

John Carpenter

When you hear the phrase “Master of Horror,” there’s a pretty good chance John Carpenter comes to mind. Over the past 40+ years, Carpenter has done it all in Hollywood as a genre writer, director, producer, and musician. Today, we at PopHorror would like to wish John a very happy …

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Happy 59th Birthday, Jamie Lee Curtis!

Jamie Lee Curtis is born of horror royalty. Her mother, Janet Leigh, was cinema’s first scream queen. It’s only fitting that her daughter, Jamie Lee, would go on to be one of the most recognized scream queens of all time! Please join all of us at PopHorror in wishing Jamie …

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Remembering Boris Karloff On His 130th Birthday

Rising to fame during a significant era in film history, Boris Karloff contributed to the golden age of Hollywood of the 1930s. Theatrical audiences used film as a fantastical adventure to escape the uncertainties in their jobs, the economy and their lives. This month, we celebrate and remember the horror …

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Remembering Bram Stoker On His 170th Birthday

For more than a hundred years, the name Count Dracula has struck ice-ridden chills into the hearts of literary readers. Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula, is just as well known as his infamous character. The author also has the prestige of having his own award, called The Horror Writer’s …

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Happy Birthday to the Dark Prince of Horror – Clive Barker

Clive Barker barely needs an introduction to the horror and fantasy genre. This year is Clive’s 65th birthday, and we’re looking back at some of his earliest works, most notably his fiction. Born the 5th of October 1952 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Clive grew up on Penny Lane, a street …

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