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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 at this point. Bu...

A Nightmare on Elm Street - The Weird Unspoken Double Standard of Horror Movies

The Weird, Unspoken Double Standard of Horror Movies

We live in a time when Hollywood is completely and totally defined by Intellectual Property. We have more IP-based features than ever. Absolutely everything made at the studio is a franchise and if it...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4

‘A Nightmare On Elm Street 4’: How Freddy Became The Pop Culture Boogeyman

A Nightmare on Elm Street was a success that spread through word of mouth. It was made for very little money and was released on a limited number of screens. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 was a hit in c...

Freddy Krueger - Robert Englund

Horror Movie Spinoffs You Won’t Believe Really Happened

Once a horror movie officially pulls out all the stops and becomes a franchise, things get pretty weird, pretty quickly. The people in charge will do whatever they deem necessary to keep that franchis...

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 fun, but it’s not really the point. It’s a much more fulfilling experience when we can rel...

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 film, such as sound, acting, tens...

90's slashers

Did You Know These Seven Movies Were Blamed for Real-Life Crimes?

Horror movies are frequently blamed for any number of things. People say that something has to be wrong with somebody who watches horror. The movies are even blamed for violence in general. If violent...

The Amityville house.

Doomed Domiciles: Horror Houses to Avoid at All Costs

Moving into your own place is a big step, and it can be scary. Whether you’re buying a house or renting an apartment, it’s a big commitment that requires a lot of consideration. You’ll have to worry a...

The Babadook - Daniel's top five 2014

Seven Disappointing Movies That Had Great Trailers

I love trailers. A lot of people don’t, and I understand that. It’s great to be completely surprised by a movie. It’s excellent to go in with that kind of willpower, but I just don’t have it. I love t...