Pierre Roustan

I am an author, adventurer, and father, living with my wife, four daughters and one son in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I've trekked through tundras, waded through swamps, wandered through deserts, and swam in the Great Barrier Reef.

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The Top 10 Streaming Scary Movies of Today (According to Netflix)
4 months ago
Maybe too clever? I don't know. Somehow whenever I think of numbers, it doesn't account for those other variables—the kinds we can't really measure. This is especially the case for the entertainment i...
4 Reasons Why 'Stranger Things' Has Created a Movement of Kid Horror Films and TV
4 months ago
To be fair, Stranger Things certainly had help from the likes of the Goonies, Monster Squad, and the original IT movie (and book) everyone was always so fond of. It was like horror and thrills literal...
'The Shape of Water' and 'Get Out' Cleaned Up at the Academy Awards 2018, and Here's Why:
4 months ago
Long gone are the days when the horror film is nothing more than a cheesy guilty pleasure, wrought with unbelievable circumstances and lackluster characters featuring one-dimensional brain neurons cho...
Is the Horror Heroine Making a Comeback, or Is It Just Wishful Thinking?
5 months ago
There was a time when the "horror heroine" fell by the wayside in favor of flashy and sexy superheroes. It was a sad time. Then, for ages we had to gladly put up with some of the more visceral horror ...
5 Top Articles on Kids Horror Proving Goosebumps Are Still Aplenty for the Younger Crowd
5 months ago
That's right, I'll always opt for the more youthful horror sub-genre! Because it tends to be more fun than some of the "gorier" content out there. That's not to say I can't handle a little SAW here or...
Why 'The Faculty' Has So Much in Common with 'Body Snatchers' and Pink Floyd
6 months ago
That was an interesting shift in horror films: Invasion of the Body Snatchers. It went from alien ships raining down on us poor earthlings to...well, us. Literally. Put a whole different spin on the word 'invasion' where it wasn't about trying to invade a planet, but several thousands bodies. And it grabbed (or I should say snatched) the horrified minds of many. What if we were invaded? What would happen to us? Nothing. For all intents and purposes, we'd be dead. We'd cease to exist. We'd be not...