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.
Now that Halloween is over, the Christmas push can begin. So let's start off with a new limited edition T-shirt for Black Christmas.