We're setting our sights on the classic slasher film Black Christmas. There are plenty of well-known talking points regarding Black Christmas but we have rounded up some slightly more obscure facts that may even enlighten even the super fan.
If It Were Stine is just the kind of fun project we absolutely love here on FEARnet, and we're here today to unload a brand new pile of books on ya.
Part 2 of Cafeteria Kindertrauma includes lunch boxes inspired by holiday horror classics like Silent Night, Deadly Night and Black Christmas... how timely!
The weather outside is frightful. In honor of this frosty time o' year, let's come in outta the cold, thaw out by a nice fire, and get the blood pumpin' with some bone-chilling horror films. I surveyed over five billion people, and using an equation only the world’s top scientists can comprehend, I arrived at the following list of the top fifteen wintery films that use snow, ice, and/or plummeting temperatures to ramp up the atmosphere, peril, and/or terror. They are listed in order of release.
Christmas is a time for feel-good movies. It’s a Wonderful Life, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and the usual Hallmark Hall of Fame drivel that hits the airwaves every December. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the mainstream Christmas classics as much as the next guy. But at night, when my family is all snug in their beds, that’s when I drag out my sick and twisted Christmas collection…
Writers and directors have recognized the need for comic relief since the dawn of film, but it seems the joker role in horror cinema has become more finely tuned over the last few decades. Here's nine of our favorite onscreen pranksters in horror!
The horror-themed brewskies are back in a new series of frosty faux labels... including a “Bloody Orange” beverage to mark the conclusion of “Dexter!”
The telephone has a sordid history in cinema, dating back to "Dial M for Murder" and even earlier... and as we all know, any time the phone rings in a horror film, you can be sure that it’s Satan on the line.
More often than not, horror films are filled with decapitations, amputations, disembowelment, and more. Particularly with the introduction of the ‘torture porn’ subgenre, we are seeing more and more violence and excess in horror cinema. Sometimes it’s effective. Sometimes, watching the film’s cast of characters endure the kind of violence we wouldn’t wish on our worst enemy is a turn off to audiences.
We take the opportunity to spotlight some movie killers and their corresponding films that had a low body count but still made a significant impact on viewers.