Chris Coffel

Chris Coffel is a contributor at Film School Rejects. He’s a connoisseur of Christmas horror, a Nic Cage fanatic, and bad at Rocket League. He can be found on Twitter here: @Chris_Coffel. (He/Him)
Gamera Guardian Of The Universe

Gamera: the Godzilla Knockoff That Became So Much More

By Chris Coffel 

Gamera may have begun as a cheap Godzilla knockoff, but the flying fire-breathing turtle has earned his place at the big boy kaiju table.

Silent Night Deadly Night

What Critics Said About ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’

By Chris Coffel 

‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’ created a stir in 1984 for its offensive portrayal of Santa Claus. Three decades later and it’s a holiday horror favorite that confronts trauma.

Speed Racer

What Critics Said About ‘Speed Racer’ in 2008

By Chris Coffel 

‘Speed Racer’ was a panned flop when it released in 2008. But these days the Wachowskis’ live-action anime has started to earn cult status.

Sophomore Horror Movies

10 Fantastic Horror Films That Avoid the Sophomore Slump

By Chris Coffel 

You never forget your second.

Halloween Iii Season Of The Witch

What Critics Said About ‘Halloween III: Season of the Witch’

By Chris Coffel 

The film that nearly derailed the ‘Halloween’ franchise is now one of the most popular entries in the series.

William Castle Movies

10 Best William Castle Movies, and That’s No Gimmick

By Chris Coffel 

William Castle was one of Hollywood’s greatest showmen and most influential filmmakers.

Horror Remakes

10 Best Horror Movie Remakes (and We Do Mean Remakes)

By Chris Coffel 

Remakes frequently upset people, but that’s silly because remakes can be great.

Prince Of Darkness

What Critics Said About John Carpenter’s ‘Prince of Darkness’ in 1987

By Chris Coffel 

At the time of its release, this John Carpenter film received middling reviews. These days it’s considered an underrated gem.

Apocalypse Horror Movies

10 Best Slices of Apocalyptic Horror (That Don’t Involve Zombies)

By Chris Coffel 

With the apocalypse right around the corner, these ten movies will both entertain and educate you.