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Horror Films

Goosebumps Actually Gives you Goosebumps!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 11.06.2015 | Teen

Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Ha...

Watch Kittens Adorably Recreate Horror Films

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.02.2015 | Comedy

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14 Classic Horror Movies That Still Send Chills Down Our Spines

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.01.2015 | Fifty

Yes, we know horror flicks nowadays have lots of advanced special effects but some of the old-school classics are still just as scary. We as...

Universal Studios Hollywood Premieres Halloween Horror Nights 2015: Opening Night Review and Red Carpet Photos

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.24.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

On Friday, September 18, Universal Studios Hollywood debuted Halloween Horror Nights 2015. In keeping with its cinematic cachet, the theme park hosted an exclusive gala prior to the event's 7 PM opening.

Peele Of 'Key & Peele' Is Making A Horror Movie About Race

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

What do you do after making five seasons of a beloved, hilarious, Emmy-nominated sketch comedy show? Become a horror movie auteur, obviously. At leas...

Supercut Of Screams In Wes Craven Films Is Ear-Splitting Eulogy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

Screen Crush has honored famed horror film director Wes Craven, who died Sunday, with a compilation of screams from his movies, which i...

15 Mistakes You Never Noticed In Your Favorite Scary Movies

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment

It's tough to watch a horror film without sticking your head under a pillow in fear every 2.5 seconds.  Apparently, a lot of production errors ca...

Study Explains Why Some Movies Are So Freakin' Scary

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts

It may not’ve been your favorite movie to release last year, but chances are, if you went to see David Fincher’s film adaptation of &ldqu...

WATCH: Lyn Shaye and Leigh Whannell On Insidious: Chapter 3

Zorianna Kit | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The horror franchise Insidious: Chapter 3 opens in theaters today. The film is a prequel to the 2010 and 2013 films and focuses on paranormal investigator Elise Reiner (Lyn Shaye) and her personal and professional history.

'It Follows' Won't Leave Me Alone

Scott Russell | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Scott Russell

It Follows is a killer thriller that stays with you. Even as I write these words, more than six weeks after seeing the film, I can't listen to a single note of its soundtrack without shuddering and casting a nervous glance over each shoulder.

11 Horror Movies You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

When it comes to horror films you can go one of three ways: the truly terrifying fare that will seep into your nightmares, the campy B-movies that are...

Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre After Forty Years

Michael Darer | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Darer

I was completely oblivious to and uninterested with these ideas when I first saw Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror staple The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I was around twelve.

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

We've Found Another Aspect Of Life Where Being A White Woman Will Hold You Back

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Horror films are almost immediately associated with the trope of killing the token minority -- the colloquial understanding that "the black guy dies f...

David Lohr

13 Horror Films Inspired By Disturbing Real-Life Events | David Lohr | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

BOO! With Halloween upon us, HuffPost Weird News has assembled a list of 13 horror films that were inspired by disturbing real-life events. These f...

My Creature From The Black Lagoon, or the Fun of Terror

Timothy Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

In discussing the unique nature of terror with my students, I provide a blow-by-blow example as how horror movies reflect the sociology of the past fifty years.

VIDEO: An Awful 1960 Horror Movie, Animated

Scott Bateman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Back in 2009, I got a bright idea: I would take the awful, awful 1960 Italian horror film Atom Age Vampire, throw away the visuals and animate a new, feature-length movie to the sound.

Is TV Too Gory?

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Can TV handle any more gore? That was the question HuffPost Live posed today when they asked if gore-filled shows like "The Walking Dead," "America...

Quoth the Re-Animator: Filmmaker Stuart Gordon on Nevermore

Michael Varrati | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

Stuart Gordon is, inarguably, one of the undisputed masters of the horror genre. With such landmark works as the cult classic Re-Animator under his belt, Gordon's filmic oeuvre has always sought to blend a touch of scholarly class with the genre's gory grand guignol.


AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

-- Three years after "Insidious" introduced moviegoers to the Lambert family and its troubling connection to the spirit world, the stars and filmmake...

John Landis Remembers An American Werewolf in London, Which Will Soon Be Recreated as a Maze at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Jim Hill | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you'd like to see how John Landis' latest collaboration with Universal Creative ultimately turns out, then do make a point of checking out the An American Werewolf in London maze at Halloween Horror Nights 23.

Rosemary's Baby and the Politics of Women's Bodies

W. Scott Poole | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
W. Scott Poole

Rosemary's demonic rape provides only the most violent example of how her body becomes imprisoned by the world her husband and malefic neighbors craft for her. Unfortunately, Polanski's vision of patriarchal romance is actually back in style.

Movie Review: The Conjuring

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always a pleasant surprise to happen upon a movie that achievers the level of suspense or just plain creepiness that The Conjuring manages. It calls to mind films like The Exorcist, which understood that the less you saw, the scarier it got.

Elijah Wood Kicks Off A New Career

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — To hear Elijah Wood talk about the 1978 slasher film "Halloween," he sounds, well, giddy. "I've seen it so many times," he said in a...

Telling Her Horror Story: Scream Queen Katharine Isabelle Rules

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As the title character in American Mary, Katharine Isabelle is bloody good.