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Eight Movies from the New Millennium that are Already Classics

People are very quick to complain about the current state of horror. Nothing’s scary anymore, everything’s found footage, torture porn, or a remake. I get it. Theatrical horror drove...
Alien

Practical Magic: Six Monsters That Revolutionized the Industry

The amount of work that goes into special effects in this industry should never be overlooked. From the gore to the imaginative creatures, these are amazing feats created by talented...

Five Unconventional Zombie Movies That Worked

Zombie movies have become kind of passé over the last ten years or so, thanks in large part to the popularity of shows like The Walking Dead, which aim to...
Parody Films

Six Horror Parodies That Almost Got it Right

Horror parodies are a tough lot. They’re hard to do and almost impossible to do correctly. However, horror comedies are often excellent, and easier to get right, which is part...
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Five Horror Films Based on a Comic That Just Didn’t Work

As any fan knows, in the age of the comic book movie there are as many misses as there are hits. Some of them are great and some of...
The Mangler

Beyond Freddy: Ten Great Robert Englund Performances You Might Have Missed

Robert Englund will always be best known as Freddy Krueger. There’s really no way around that. He helped to create one of the most original, most iconic villains in...
Friday the 13th

Six Reasons We’re Still Nostalgic For ’80s Horror

The 1980s are considered by a great number of fans to be the golden age of horror cinema. A lot of people grew up in the era, so it...

The Top 11 Months to Celebrate Women in Horror Now That February Has Ended

February, Women in Horror Month, ended three weeks ago.  The fun and support for women doesn’t need to stop with the shortest month of the year. Here are the top 11...
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Six Horror Sequels With Subtle References You May Have Missed

Fans love to pick apart their favorite movies and franchises. There are threads upon threads of fan theories, some of them interesting, and some of them completely insane—but still...
Waxwork

Seven Movies With Unexpectedly Great Scores

We can all immediately bring to mind the classic horror movie scores, from John Carpenter’s score for Halloween, to Goblin’s Suspiria, to Philip Glass’s hauntingly beautiful music for Candyman....
Amityville II

Seven Haunted House Movies Worth Another Look

In the past few years, haunted house movies have returned in a big way. They dominate the found footage genre and the mainstream blockbusters alike. From the Paranormal Activity series to...
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Horror Sequels That Began Life as Original Scripts

Executives will do just about anything to make sure that a horror film, if it’s even moderately successful, gets a sequel. It doesn’t matter if it’s good. And it...

Horror Film Documentaries You Need to See!

The horror fan has excellent choices when it comes to documentaries about the genre. There are certain titles that examine horror films or an entire subgenre as a whole. Examples of...

Nine Horror Franchises Driven by Great Female Villains

Horror movie villains are traditionally male. While there definitely are slashers where the killer turns out to be female at the end, they’re very uncommon. Even more uncommon, though,...

Six Directors Who Should Have Been Recognized as Masters of Horror

We can all immediately call to mind the directors who are generally considered to be the masters of horror. The late Wes Craven, of course, was always one of...