The title of and ad campaign for DARK SKIES, not to mention an opening quotation from science-fiction legend Arthur C. Clarke, almost feel like miscalculations.
As a lifelong horror-film enthusiast, I am forever chasing the dragon for the almighty fright.
Of the many cosmetic changes wrought upon Richard Matheson’s classic novel I AM LEGEND for its latest and biggest screen adaptation, perhaps the most effective has been the switch in setting.
In its cryptic opening scene, Park Chan-wook sets the tone of STOKER, his English-language debut, with a monologue and the sound of the world in which the film takes place.
Ventriloquists and their dummies usually only frighten two types of people: those who believe that the art can evoke dangerous variations of schizophrenia within the artist, and those who worry about inanimate yet lifeli
Reality TV made a name for itself based largely upon the people involved and their propensity to eat each other alive for an audience.
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED isn’t really a horror movie, but it’s the best thing I’ve seen so far at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, and is highly recommended to anyone who enjoys a good t
BURIED can’t necessarily be classified as a straight horror film, but it’s likely that you won’t have a more harrowing experience in a movie theater this year.
Just when you thought a horror remake couldn’t get any worse than Dimension’s PULSE, along came the same company’s BLACK CHRISTMAS (Weinstein Company/Genius Ent.) to race it to the bottom of the 2006 ba