A Bomb in the Lasagna: Disney Does Horror Right with “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Creating child-friendly horror is difficult. That’s not to say children aren’t easily scared –quite the opposite, really– but it’s not always easy for horror tv and movies aimed at a family audience to hit the mark. Perennial children’s Halloween favorites such as Hocus Pocus aims for humor more frequently than scares, whereas there are episodes of Rugrats that…

/horror and “It” (1990)

Pet Sematary | It | Children of the Corn | The Mist Baddie: A clown. Lesson: Fear is scary. For the next installment of Shame September, I get to watch Stephen King’s It. I consider myself fortunate that I never sat through It as a young ‘un, that I have the privilege to sit down and enjoy it in my…