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03/29/2013 - 5:00pm
This list is a celebration of the many deaths of the boogeymen we all love to hate, along with the occasional pit stop to poke a playful finger at the maniacs who bought the farm with more of a whimper than a bang.
03/20/2013 - 1:00pm
For a lot of horror fans, watching a film based on a true story makes their viewing experience all the more jarring. And really, we can’t argue with that. Taking in a reimagining of something that actually transpired is inherently more frightening than a film that isn’t grounded in reality.
03/13/2013 - 8:00pm
We are less than a week away from the hotly anticipated premiere of Bates Motel, A&E’s “prequel” to Hitchcock’s masterpiece Psycho. We will have our full review Monday morning, with recaps and dissections every Tuesday morning, but for now, here are five little teasers to look forward to.
02/28/2013 - 8:00pm
Would it surprise you to learn that you have probably never heard of the most prolific serial killers in the world?
02/18/2013 - 3:00pm
As a horror fan and collector, one of the things I find utterly maddening is discovering that a title I’m dying to add to my collection is out of print and selling for a fortune.
02/08/2013 - 3:00pm
Last week, I embarked on a fun little assignment to pull together a batch of teaser trailers for horror sequels; the one criteria being that they all had to feature exclusive footage specifically shot and used just for that trailer. One of the greatest aspects of putting together articles like this is that after I finish them...
02/04/2013 - 6:00pm
Even the casual horror fan has seen ‘70s horror films like Halloween and Jaws, but if you take a step away from the mainstream, there is a veritable candy store of titles that influenced the horror boom of the ‘80s.
02/01/2013 - 12:30pm
One of the great things about growing up in the late 80’s/early 90’s was that the majority of the well known horror franchises were all at their absolute peak in popularity, which meant that sequels to some of the most famous movie maniacs were always in production and always inevitable.
01/25/2013 - 7:00pm
Back when I manned the horror section of the video store I worked at, anytime I’d find a customer skimming through all the “S” titles with mild frustration, 99 percent of the time, I knew exactly what it was they were looking for. And when I would finally ask, my suspicions were confirmed. “Do you have ‘The Silence Of The Lamb’”?
01/22/2013 - 4:00pm

Video Nasty is a term coined in the United Kingdom in 1982, describing films that were criticized by the press and religious groups for their violent content.

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