Top 10 Horror Films

And here we are! It’s October 31 and Halloween is in full swing. To celebrate this most momentous of holiday seasons, we’ve had a month full of horror with my retrospective on the Halloween films, The Nights He Came Home, a look at the German Expressionist classic The Golem (1920), and yesterday’s Top 10 Hellboy […]

Top 10 Hellboy Stories

After a month full of articles focusing on cinema, I thought it about time to switch gears and write about my favourite horror comic. Hellboy, created by Mike Mignola in 1994, is without a doubt one of the best modern American comics. Full of pulpy action, complex characters, classic gothic horror and a dose of […]

The Silent Cinema Blogathon: The Golem: How He Came into the World (1920)

Today marks a special day for Tales from the Border, as I partake for the first time in a blogathon! This first blogathon is the Silent Cinema Blogathon, hosted by the blog In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Lauren Champkin. Please head over to the blogathon page and have a look at all of the […]

The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective, Part VIII: Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

Welcome to the eighth and final part of The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective! Over the course of October this new special column, in which I revisit all of the original Halloween films in anticipation of that most spooky season, will be running every Monday and Thursday. Then, beginning on the 26th of October, articles with the unifying […]

The Nights He Came Home: A Halloween Retrospective, Part VII: Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

Welcome to the seventh part of The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective! Over the course of October this new special column, in which I revisit all of the original Halloween films in anticipation of that most spooky season, will be running every Monday and Thursday. Then, beginning on the 26th of October, daily posts with the unifying […]

The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective, Part VI: Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

Welcome to the sixth part of The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective! Over the course of October this new special column, in which I revisit all of the original Halloween films in anticipation of that most spooky season, will be running every Monday and Thursday. Then, beginning on the 26th of October, daily posts with the […]

The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective, Part V: Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

Welcome to the fifth part of The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective! Over the course of October this new special column, in which I revisit all of the original Halloween films in anticipation of that most spooky season, will be running every Monday and Thursday. Then, beginning on the 26th of October, daily posts with the […]