Hocus Pocus Sanderson Sisters

Kid-Themed Horror Movies that are Perfect Gateways into the Genre

The films and shows we see as a child have an enormous impact not only in shaping our interests, but our development as a whole. Things that scare us in...
Intruder

Horror Movie Locations That Shouldn’t Work (But Do)

As we’ve pointed out several times before, setting is everything in a horror film. It can completely shape the atmosphere. In times of oversaturation for the genre, though, you...
The Ring

Ten of the Most Chilling Settings in Horror

One of the most obvious parts of the filmgoing experience is the presentation of images given to the audience. Many factors contribute to the scare factor in a horror...
Horror movie romances

Bad Romance: Horror Couples That Will Make You Happy to be Single on Valentine’s...

Horror movies aren’t often thought of as overly romantic. But upon closer inspection, some of them actually are. The couples that can be seen in genre pictures vary from surprisingly...
Banner poster featuring Pennywise from the movie IT. Stephen King Villains

Five Stephen King Villains That Still Give Us Nightmares

Stephen King has created a wealth of monsters over the years. With countless novels under his belt, he is the most prolific living author regardless of genre. He is the...
Friday the 13th

Four Friday the 13th Spinoffs We Wish Existed

The Friday the 13th series is loaded with entertaining characters that are not hulking behemoths in hockey masks. Whether they be good, bad, or completely incompetent, those that stand out...
Going to Pieces

Seven Horror Reference Books Every Fan Should Read

There’s a great point during the process of becoming a horror movie fan where you begin to get this urge to see everything. Whatever you hear about, you want...
Castle Freak

Seven DTV Horror Movies Way Better Than They Should Have Been

It’s been a pretty standard idea for a long time that straight to video is pretty much the bottom of the barrel for horror films. Of course, things are...

Seven Horror Films With Effects Better Than the Movie Itself

As horror fans, we go crazy for practical effects. Genre output from the 1980s was rife with expertly rendered practical FX work. By the mid-'80s, the effects had become the main attraction...

Five Horror Novelizations worth a Closer Look

A now dying art for fans of the horror genre, the novelization once enhanced the experience for the carnage obsessed bookworm. Arguably a way for the filmmakers to further cash...
Western/Horror Film Hybrids that work surprisingly well. Vampires.

Six Vampire Novels That Went Widely Overlooked

While they may have faded from the teen fiction world in recent years, vampire novels have always dominated genre literature and haven’t really gone away. The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro...
Killer Dolls Featured Image

And Ode To The Lesser Known Killer Dolls of Horror Cinema

Few tropes have been as long-lasting in horror as the killer doll motif. While vampire, werewolf and haunted house movies have had a tendency to fall in and out...
DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Movies Attributed to the Masters of Horror You’d be Surprised They Didn’t Direct

The average moviegoer doesn’t think a lot about what goes into a film or who does what on it. They don’t really care. But they will notice certain names....
The Fog 1980

Seven Standout Performances in John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter, one of the greatest living genre directors, turned seventy years old January 16th. His work has had a tremendous impact on horror, science fiction, and more for over forty...
the craft

10 Life Lessons We Learned From The Craft

The Craft is an institution. Whether you were eight or eighteen when you first saw it, there was something about those four young women that made you stand up...