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Hocus Pocus Sanderson Sisters - Eight obscure sub-genres that need to make a comeback.

Hocus Pocus is the Greatest Gateway Horror Movie Ever [Here’s Why]

Some movies are just plain comfortable. They may not be the best films in terms of acting, plot, direction or cinematography, but they nonetheless put a smile on your face every time someone brings th...

Unfriended: Dark Web is, Nasty, Next Level Horror

2015’s Unfriended was a nicely nasty little entry into the then-fledgling Internet horror sub-genre, a complete surprise given its marketing campaign was based off jump scares and nothing more. ...

Why Exorcism Movies Have to Try Harder to Be Different - Possession Movies - The infamous exorcism movie directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty.

Why Possession Films Have to Try Harder to be Different

As much as slashers get criticized for being so simple and formulaic, they are usually different enough for fans to be able to watch one after another. The Prowler, April Fool’s Day and Sleepaway Camp...

Alien (1979) The problem with sub-genres - label makers

Label Makers: The Persistent Problem With Sub-Genres

Sub-genres are great for categorizing. In general, that’s the only real purpose that genre serves: putting films in a certain place so that they’re easier to find when you’re looking for them. In term...

Hereditary

Hereditary Isn’t Perfect, But We Should Still Be Glad It Exists

There’s something worrisome going on with horror fans lately. It first reared its ugly head around the time of The Witch‘s release, and it’s happening again in response to Hereditary...

Halloween

Every Easter Egg and Reference in the Halloween Trailer Broken Down

Fans are still riding the high of that Halloween trailer. It’s a stunning look at a movie that, for people who love horror, feels like an event. Halloween is an anniversary driven franchise about an a...

The Devil's Rejects

The True Story Of The Real-Life Devil’s Rejects

Rob Zombie’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece The Devil’s Rejects is the far superior sequel to the equally gut-wrenching and terrifying House of 1000 Corpses. The pair of gore flicks follows th...

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It’s Only a Movie: Is There Such a Thing as Too Far?

There are plenty of fans out there for extreme horror. And most of them are well-rounded, well-adjusted people. There’s an appeal to seeing the most violent, shocking thing you can find onscreen. It’s...

Get Out

Get Out Is Nominated For Four Oscars (And Horror Is Finally Getting Its Due)

The 2018 Oscar nominations are here and, with the usual contenders (The Shape Of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) came some delightful surprises (Willem Dafoe is up for The Florida Pr...

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