A Bomb in the Lasagna: The People Under the Stairs is Wes Craven’s Underrated Masterpiece

By 1991, director Wes Craven had lived several lives. Over the course of 20 years, the college professor-turned-horror-auteur evolved from the grindhouse provocateur to the 80s slasher hitmaker behind the Nightmare on Elm Street movies.  Still several years from leading the meta-horror renaissance with Scream, Wes Craven released a movie that defies easy categorization. Parts dark…

Second Breakfast Octoberween Special: The Last Man on Earth

And…………..we’re back. That was a scary couple of years. Speaking of scary things, we’ve marked our favorite month-long celebration of all things spooky for our triumphant return. What better way? For my part, as some of you may recall (because I assume I couldn’t possibly have new readers), many of my past Octoberween articles focused on…