By Daniel Pemberton #1 – The Cramps – “Human Fly” One of the seminal horror punk bands in the wake of The Misfits, The Cramps set out with an aesthetic to spook, and Human Fly is one of their greatest achievements. With lyrics like “I’m a reborn maggot / using germ warfare”, the band doesn’tContinue Reading
by Mark Stone Clashing with cold, factual style of the original film, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 decays into a putrid slice of horror-comedy pie, which never tasted better than it did in the 80s. It stands firmly next to other classics of the subgenre, with no better comparison than to 1985’s The ReturnContinue Reading
By Justin Norris Well, it’s that time of year again: the weather is getting colder, the leaves are changing, and you can now dress up as “sexy” versions of your favorite memes (looking at you Harambe). Yes, it’s October and that means the cool, fingerless gloves wearing, motorcycle driving brother of the holidays, Halloween, isContinue Reading
By Hayden Gilbert Texas, O’ Texas; Where the stars at night shine big and bright. It is a land of tremendous pride and an even more tremendous sense of individualism. It is from this Lone Star State that a little film made from nothing shook the world and changed the landscape of horrorContinue Reading
Deep down inside you’ve always known that there was a movie based on your life. Here at Boomfest, we know the feeling. Luckily for you, we can also help you figure out which horror movie you helped inspire. Our film programmer Danielle Husband has created the perfect quiz for October!
By. Danielle Nicole Husband, Film Programmer Putting the word “student” before anything makes it sound amateur. Think about the feeling you get when you see a vehicle marked with “student driver.” The idea of a student film conjures up the image of an inexperienced film novice with a borrowed camera, a group of friends, andContinue Reading