C.H.U.D. II

Five Bad Horror Movies That Are Still Worth a Watch

There’s a wide spectrum between good and bad in horror. Genre movies aren’t simply good or bad. There’s a lot of gray area. Some movies that aren’t as well made on...

Five of the Most WTF? Death Scenes in Horror

It's easy to think of some of the most disturbing deaths you've seen in a horror movie. People can likely think of those that had the most immediate, visceral impact. But in...
Exorcist III

Six Movies Almost Directed by John Carpenter

John Carpenter is a living legend. He will always be one of the icons of the horror genre for the work he’s given us in a career that spans...
Jason Voorhees Kane Hodder

Seven Horror Movies With Incredibly Misleading Titles

So, there’s a longstanding problem of misleading titles in horror. It dates all the way back to the Roger Corman B-Movies of the ‘50s and ‘60s. He was famous...
Freddy Krueger - A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010

If the Glove Fits: The Other Actors Who Have Played Freddy Krueger

Most of the modern horror icons have been played by several actors over the years. Michael Myers, Leatherface, Jason Voorhees, these characters have had several people under the mask...
Child's Play 1988 - Chucky

Doom With a View: Nine Horror Movies About the Horrors of Apartment Life

We get a lot of horror movies about haunted houses. Or haunted hotels. Or cabins in the woods. These places are big, isolated, and they feed on a feeling...
Tales from the Darkside

Five Unsung Anthology Movies Worth a Second Look

Anthology movies are underrated sub-genre in general. The format tends to have better luck on TV, where people can see a different story every week. The anthology movies that are...
Infernal Parade by Clive Barker

Seven Less Popular Clive Barker Creations That Deserve the Feature Film Treatment

It’s been a few years since we’ve seen a film adaptation of Clive Barker’s work. That’s unfortunate, because he is and always has been one of the best storytellers...
saw movie

Seven Horror Movies Almost Ruined by Their Own Hype

I love getting excited for movies, I love when horror flicks become popular and impact the cultural zeitgeist. That’s something that should always be celebrated. It’s a good thing when...
Horror literature

Six Times Evil Triumphed

Movies are supposed to have ‘up’ endings. The hero confronts evil and defeats it. We leave the theater empowered. We believe that somehow, by paying fifteen bucks and watching...
Dark Prince

Forgotten Dracula Movies Worth Digging Up

Count Dracula is one of the most iconic figures in horror, if not the most iconic. He is the second most filmed fictional character after Sherlock Holmes. It’s only...

Final Girl Returns That Made Us Cheer

The various monsters of the screen (whether they be human, boogeyman, or otherworldly) would be nothing without that original final girl that stood up to them for the first...
Halloween Nightdance

Horror Movies You Didn’t Know Spawned Young Adult Book Series

One of the best things about being a horror fan is discovering all of the weird tie-in merchandise for your favorite movies and franchises. Many if not most of...

Seven Modern Horror Movies That Should Transition to Comics

As someone who loves comics based on horror movies, I was delighted by the news that two of my now-ten-year-old favorites—Behind the Mask and Hatchet—will be making the leap...
Dario Argento's Jenifer

Tale as Old as Time: Seven Horrific Takes on Beauty and the Beast

It is, as Disney is wont to remind us, a tale as old as time. There have been too many versions of Beauty and the Beast to count. There’s...