The work of a first time director can be promising or dreadfully misguided. Sometimes, a director’s first film represents a good start to a promising career and other times, we are left scratching our heads and wondering how he or she will ever work again? Every once in a while, though, a first time director blows us out of the water with something totally original, bold, and completely brilliant.
We frequently disagree with mainstream critics on their critiques of horror films. It seems as though the majority of entertainment journalists 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.
In this short film from Chris Capel, he details his worst roommate: Jigsaw from the Saw movies. Or rather, Billy, Jigsaw's creepy puppet mouthpiece.
There are a handful of horror films over the years that started small before they got to the chance to grow bigger... here's a look at ten of those cinematic success stories.
They've just launched a section on their site devoted to "mosters" - motion posters to be exact. They take awesome theatrical one-sheet posters and animate them! Want a sample?
We assert that there are few things creepier than malevolent playthings and that killer dolls are not to be trusted. So it is with a measure of caution that we bring to you our selections for ten of the creepiest dolls in cinema.
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've put together a list of eleven iconic masks worn by horror's most memorable on-screen psychopaths.
Today we pay tribute to some great examples of horror film psychopaths who didn't necessarily deliver the scares... but they still have a place in our heart.
Not only are 'Saw VI' and 'Saw VII' currently airing on our linear network this month, but as of today you can watch both sequels streaming for free right here on the FEARnet website. And to celebrate, we thought it'd be fun to have screewriters Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton stop by the FEARnet offices for a brand new video interview and to reflect on the 'Saw' sequels since it's now been a few years since the franchise has gone dormant.