As Salem Horror Fest continues to explore social themes of fear and anxiety in the Halloween capital of the world, it will present a program of double features dedicated to environmentally-themed horror films during the first weekend of October.
“The problem is this: you can never make everyone like a movie, especially my movies. But you can make people that like something love it and that’s the best chance you have of having a commercial hit.”
Serial Mom has two enduring legacies: Waters’ script and Turner’s performance in a film that crossed over into popular culture to become an enduring icon of the weird. 25 years later, the wit - and bite – of Serial Mom remains as strong and relevant as ever.
It’s a classic American success story: an eccentric individual achieves immortality, simply because he wouldn’t bend to tradition.
Recorded live at Salem Horror Fest, here are three podcasts that dissect Ti West’s The House of the Devil, the Tremors series and George A. Romero’s Living Dead saga.
Horror is a rich part of every culture – each has its own distinct fears, tropes, and trends. When comparing horror films from country to country, the ways that each filmmaker will approach a theme are undeniably tied to their shared cultural experiences.