Pan's Labyrinth

Dark Fantastic: Seven Movies that Smartly Meld Fantasy and Horror

Every single person has a different definition of exactly what horror is. Some people—I’ve met plenty—claim that movies like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Halloween and Black Christmas can’t...
Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his friends trying to blend in amongst the others in Edgar Wright's Shaun of the Dead.

Eight Horror Movies to Introduce Your Non-Horror-Loving Friends to the Genre

It’s a sad truth of being a horror fan that not everyone we know is into the genre. In fact, most people we know aren’t. That’s what makes the...
Jason vs Jason X

Mr. Voorhees Goes to Washington: The Nine Weirdest Things Jason Has Done Outside the...

Jason Voorhees has done some pretty weird things in his movie career. He’s fought a girl with telekinesis, he’s fallen down on the Manhattan subway, gone to space and...
Maniac 1980

Seven Surprisingly Mean-Spirited Classic Slashers

For the most part, slashers are fun popcorn horror movies. We’re not meant to think too deeply about them. We’re not really meant to mourn for the passing of...
Farmer Vincent in Motel Hell

Eight Original (And Hilarious) Takes on Cannibalism Movies

With so much buzz surrounding Netflix’s upcoming Drew Barrymore centric cannibal comedy The Santa Clarita Diet, I thought there would be no better time to examine some of the...
horror

Cassie’s Top 5 Horror Movies of 2016

Like anyone who’s obsessed with horror, my indulgence in the genre has led to high expectations and constant comparisons. That said, I thought 2016 was a pretty great year...
Urban Legend

Seven Urban Legends That Still Haven’t Gotten Their Cinematic Due

I’ve always had a fascination with urban legends. Part of that stems from growing up in the ‘90s, in a decade obsessed with them. When Urban Legend was released,...
The Howling 1981

Seven Old-School Werewolves That Still Hold Up

I love werewolf movies. They’re easily one of my favorite sub-genres in horror. But they’re so hard to get right and at times that makes loving them so, so...
Batman 1989

Famous Movies Turned down by Horror Directors

A directing career is a volatile thing. Plum directing gigs are hard to come by. Yet there are always movies that get turned down, for whatever reasons. Movies that turn...
Evil Ed Fright Night

Five Characters That Needed More Screen Time

Some horror movies have useless, stock characters that the audience immediately wants to see die. That can be its own fun, but it’s not really the point. It’s a...
Splatterhouse

Seven Retro Horror Games That Would Make Great Movies

Horror video games are definitely in a resurgence right now. They just seem to be getting more and more popular, with games like Dead by Daylight, Until Dawn, Outlast...
The Amityville house.

Eight of the Most Intriguing Horror Movies of 2017

2016 was a great year for horror. It really was. That was the first time in year’s I’d had to leave movies I genuinely enjoyed off of my year-end...
The Witch

Michele’s Top 5 Horror Films of 2016

Echoing the sentiment that has already been expressed by many, 2016 was a great year for horror. And more specifically, it was a great year for theatrical horror. I...
The Witch

10 Reasons 2016 Was A Great Year For Horror

2016 has been a peculiar year all round. Confusing, disappointing and, at times, downright scary. But one element that remained remarkably strong throughout was entertainment. In particular, it's been...
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974

Five Extremely Impressive Feature Film Debuts

Every director starts somewhere. Most do not start out directing their own feature film. Usually, they have to start somewhere else—whether it be making short films or working on...