Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Part Two: The Crescent and I Remember You Reviews

(10-18-2017) Joseph Perry reviews two films from the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival for #MonsterMonth here at When It Was Cool.  The two movies reviewed in part two of this series include The Crescent and I Remember You.  Join Joseph as he takes us through a spoiler-free review of these two films sure to put you in the mood for the Halloween season.  Read More.


A Glen Doll from Seed of Chucky (Child's Play) Haunts My Closet

(10-17-2017) I have never watched a minute of any of the Child's Play movies but Tonya from When It Was Cool owns a doll that haunts my nightmares and sits in our closet.  One day I finally decided to ask her what this Frankenstein looking #MonsterMonth monstrosity is.  Here is his (or her) story.  Read More.


Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Review Part 1:  1974 and Salvation Reviews

(10-16-2017) Joseph Perry reviews two films from the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival for #MonsterMonth here at When It Was Cool.  The two movies reviewed in part one of this series include 1974 a wonderful found footage period piece and Salvation, a moody thriller.  Join Joseph as he takes us through a spoiler-free review of these two films sure to put you in the mood for the Halloween season.  Read More.


Werewolf by Night - When It Was Cool Remembers this Dark Marvel Comic Book Series

(10-13-2017) When It Was Cool takes a look back at the 1970s Marvel Comic book series Werewolf by Night which, not only brought the classic Wolfman / Werewolf into the Marvel Universe but introduced us to other new and interesting characters like Moon Knight.  #MonsterMonth continues with a look back at this frightening Marvel Comic book series- Werewolf by NightRead More.


Funko Pop Review - Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th Pop Vinyl 01

(10-11-2017) When It Was Cool #MonsterMonth continues with a look at a figure from Tonya's Funko Pop Vinyl doll collection.  In this article we look at Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th movie franchise.  A very cool horror themed figure from Funko Pop!  Read More.


The Tomb of Dracula - When It Was Cool Remembers this Macabre and Dark Marvel Comic Book Series

(10-07-2017) When It Was Cool takes a look back at the dark 1970s Marvel Comic book series The Tomb of Dracula which, not only brought the classic Vampire into the Marvel Universe but introduced us to other new and interesting characters like Blade the Vampire Slayer.  #MonsterMonth continues with a look back at this macabre Marvel Comic book series- The Tomb of Dracula! Read More.


Funko Pop Review - Regan from The Exorcist Pop Vinyl 203

(10-06-2017) When It Was Cool #MonsterMonth continues with a look at a figure from Tonya's Funko Pop Vinyl doll collection.  In this article we look at Regan (Linda Blair) from The Exorcist movie franchise.  A very cool horror themed figure from Funko Pop!  Read More.


Devil’s Gate (AKA Abduction) (FrightFest) Film Review

(09-16-2017) Joseph Perry is back with another great horror film review.  In this exclusive When It Was Cool article, Joseph takes a look at Devil's Gate (Abduction) which screened at FrightFest.  An experienced cast appears in a film that will strongly appeal to fans of classic science fiction/horror hybrids. This gripping chiller is filled with surprises and well-executed misdirections, and sports a solid cast with a wide range of genre-fare experience, and fantastic creature effects.  Read More.


It (2017) Podcast Review Special

(09-10-2017) Karl and Tonya from When It Was Cool talk about both the 1990 It mini-series and the new It movie which they saw just last night.  This is a review show so it features SPOILERS.  It, originally a novel by Stephen King, is now the top movie in the country and we tell you if it met our expectations. It (2017) Movie Podcast Review Special


Radius (FrightFest) Film Review

(08-29-2017) Radius is a new movie which screened at FrightFest and Joseph Perry takes a look at this thriller.  This is a Twilight Zone flavored science fiction/horror thriller that played at London's FrightFest and When It Was Cool has one the earliest reviews! Read More.


The Transfiguration Film Review

(08-15-2017) The Transfiguration is a new horror film with nods to classic and cult vampire movies and stories.  Joseph Perry brings us a review of this film and a look at the characters and story of this recent VOD movie thriller.  Read More.


Unsung Horrors Book Review

(08-19-2017) Unsung Horrors is a new book reviewed here by Joseph Perry about a collection of film reviews from the silent era to 1970s horror films.  The book is a great introduction to the genre and fans of horror movies with enjoy it.  Read More.


The LaPlace’s Demon (Fantasia) Film Review

(08-02-2017) The LaPlace’s Demon screened at Fantasia International Film Festival, which ran July 13–August 2 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Joseph Perry brings us a review of this film which takes some old-school haunted house thrills and blends them with mystery elements along with film noir lighting and overtones.  Read More.


When It Was Cool Contributors Help Launch the Debut Issue of Gruesome Magazine

(05-29-2017) The hosts of the Up Hill Both Ways podcast and contributing writers at When It Was Cool help launch the debut issue of Gruesome Magazine.  Read More.


Mummy Monday

(04-03-2017) On this day When It Was Cool celebrates the classic monster icon The Mummy by looking at movies, action figures, comics, and more!  Read More.


Happy 40th Anniversary to 10 Horror Films

(03-23-2017) Joseph Perry takes a look at 10 horror movies turning 40 years old in 2017.  Read More.


10 Horror Movies Turning 35 in 2017

(02-23-2017) Joseph Perry takes a look at 10 horror movies turning 35 years old in 2017.  Read More.


Open Letter to Marvel Comics - You're Doing Moon Knight Wrong

(10-31-2016) When It Was Cool pens an open letter to Marvel Comics begging them to take Moon Knight back to his supernatural origins.  Read More.


Dracula - Icon of Horror

(10-29-2016) Karl Stern takes a look at the origins, mythos, and lore of one of the most iconic Halloween horrors- Dracula! Read More.


Halloween - Candy Corn the Polarizing Halloween Candy

(10-28-2016) Tonya from When It Was Cool takes a look at the origins of that controversial Halloween candy- Candy Corn! Read More.


Halloween - Ten Fond Memories

(10-27-2016) Contributor Joseph Perry provides When It Was Cool with images and memories of when Halloween really was cool and fun!  Read More.


Netherworld Haunted House Attraction Review

(10-23-2016) The When It Was Cool family visits one of the largest and most popular Halloween Haunted House Attractions in the United States with Netherworld near Atlanta, GA.  Read More.


Arx Mortis Haunted House Attraction Review

(09-26-2016) The When It Was Cool family visits our first Halloween Haunted House Attraction of the season with Arx Mortis located in North Alabama.  Read More.


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