While there may be a shortage of theatrical horror films scoring a nationwide release, there are still plenty of titles touring the festival circuit and coming out via VOD and DVD that are equally worthy of your attention. The foreign film market has also been churning out a lot of noteworthy titles.
12/23/2013 - 1:00pm
12/18/2013 - 4:00pm
We frequently disagree with movie critics on their critiques of horror films. It seems that the majority of mainstream film critics are not able to accept horror films for what they are intended to do: scare the audience and entertain.
12/16/2013 - 4:00pm
Horror films are often filled with decapitations, amputations, disembowelment, and more, but we tend to remember some of them as showcasing more brutality than they actually do. Here are seven more examples of horror films that opted for atmosphere over arterial spray.
12/13/2013 - 4:00pm
Growing up in the eighties and early nineties, I genuinely believe that my generation and the generations before me had some of the best cartoons the world will ever see. Kids growing up today probably don’t even know what ‘Saturday morning cartoons’ are.
12/11/2013 - 6:00pm
These are characters that have stood out to us and proved to be as strong or stronger than their male counterparts. These are characters that challenged some of the stereotypes associated with women in film.
12/05/2013 - 6:00pm
When a horror film sports the tagline "Based on a true story" or "Inspired by actual events," the terror quotient almost always goes up, and the films often does big box office numbers.
12/03/2013 - 5:30pm
Many talented directors are rarely recognized for their hard work and noteworthy contributions to the horror genre. To remedy that, we bring you five more of horror's unsung heroes behind the camera.
11/27/2013 - 4:00pm
In the name of appropriate classification and equitable marketing practices we are spotlighting five films that aren’t always explicitly categorized as horror but we fondly regard as such.
11/26/2013 - 12:00pm
The fantastic thing about the VHS years is that the poster art was frequently hand drawn and frequently had very little or nothing to do with the actual film. If you picked a film based solely on the box cover, you had a pretty good chance of being disappointed or at least surprised. Distributors seemed to see a snazzy box cover as a good way to get some mileage out of a subpar film.
11/18/2013 - 11:00am
We frequently disagree with movie critics on their critiques of horror films. It seems that the majority of mainstream critics are not able to accept horror films for what they are intended to do: scare the audience and entertain. Not every horror film is meant to be taken seriously or to make a profound statement and we think that’s ok.