Alongside spaghetti Westerns, Italy was also making “spaghetti thrillers” in the ’60s

With more than 5.5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute or trying to find that 15-minute window when a pear is neither rock-hard nor complete mush. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,502,304-week series, Wiki Wormhole.

The only thing scarier than Suspiria is the idea of a remake, Dario Argento says

Italian horror maestro Dario Argento doesn’t think that his 1977 tale of witches at a dance school, Suspiria, should be remade any time soon. “The film has a specific mood,” Argento explained to Indiewire. “Either you do it exactly the same way—in which case, it’s not a remake, it’s a copy, which is pointless—or, you…

Take an exclusive look at Scored To Death, a new book of interviews with horror composers

The new book Scored To Death collects 14 interviews with composers primarily known for their sonic contributions to horror cinema, including members of the band Goblin, Harry Manfredini—the guy who came up with “ki, ki, ki, ki, ma, ma, ma, ma” for Friday The 13th—and the man behind arguably the most memorable horror…

Lane loves Gamera: 7 fictional characters with questionable movie taste

1. A.J. Soprano, the world’s only 54 fan
Building a character’s likes and dislikes is a quick-and-dirty method of turning a fictional creation into something vaguely resembling a real person. But the pitfalls are multitude, particularly when pop culture gets involved. Not even a classic like The Sopranos was immune to…