Saturday, July 13, 2024

Blacula

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Mark Harris has been a horror fan for over 20 years, and started the Blackhorrormovies.com website in 2005. As a freelance writer since 2003, he has written for publications such as About.com, PopMatters.com, Napster, THEiNDI Magazine, Pretty-Scary.com and Ugly Planet, as well as the head writer for the Chicago-based horror television show Midnite Screams. He has been a member of the Online Film Critics Society since 2009 and currently has over 400 horror movies in his Netflix queue.
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