Monster of the Week: Kandarian Demon (Evil Dead Franchise) – 1981| New 5th Edition Monster

"Groovy"  What can possibly be said about Sam Raimi's cult Evil Dead franchise that hasn't been said already? Its as iconic as it is beloved and it gave us Ash Williams, Bruce Campbell and horror memes like 'boomstick'. Although most viewers probably remember the deadites as the villains from each of the three original films, … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Kandarian Demon (Evil Dead Franchise) – 1981| New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Angry Molesting Tree (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Let's get this party started."  The iconic elevator scene in Cabin in the Woods includes a bevy of monsters - a shared universe of horror. Among the many villains that slaughter the soldiers of the shadowy government agency operating the underground lair in the film is a branchy horror identified on the film's white-board of … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Angry Molesting Tree (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

Tome of the Week: Mister Babadook (Mister Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

"He's funny, don't you think?"The titular book of the 2014 horror film Babadook goes by the same name as the film's terrifying villain. Mister Babadook, a blood-red children's pop-up imagined by the film's writer and director Jennifer Kent and brought to life by illustrator Alexander Juhasz, a New Jersey native (those dang Jersey boys), in … Continue reading Tome of the Week: Mister Babadook (Mister Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

Tome of the Week: The Curses of the Ancient Dead (Cellar Dweller) – 1988 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

"He who has wisdom wonders not of the beast"An antediluvian tome of philosophical verses describing the nature of evil and the beast form it can take, The Curses of the Ancient Dead acts as a magical doorway through which a half-vampire, half-werewolf, full-demon can be conjured in Empire Picture's quirky 1988 horror flick, Cellar Dweller. Littered … Continue reading Tome of the Week: The Curses of the Ancient Dead (Cellar Dweller) – 1988 | New 5th Edition Wondrous Item

Tome of the Week: Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead Franchise) – ’80’s & ’90’s | New 5th Edition Artifact

"Klaatu barada nikto"The book that opens the doorway to the legions of hell throughout the Evil Dead franchise, the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis is based on the literary grimoire of the same name (sans Ex-Mortis) made famous by its inventor, the horror writer H.P. Lovecraft.Entirely fictional, the Necronomicon has appeared in countless works of fiction, always having … Continue reading Tome of the Week: Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead Franchise) – ’80’s & ’90’s | New 5th Edition Artifact