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A Tale of Two Horror Films

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Joel Schwartzberg

Look at the bottom of this post and you'll see the images of two teenage lead actresses in recent horror films: one is the star of Insidious 3; the other, the star of It Follows. Both have reason to fear.

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.

Unfriended: The First 'Found Facebook' Horror Film

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Joel Schwartzberg

Instead of being just a flat rip-off of current trends, this first film from writer/producer Nelson Greaves is surprisingly inventive, eerie, and fresh -- even throwing in some Final Destination-style gore for folks who need that kind of roughage in their horror diets.

References in It Follows Set the Tone

Andy Hoglund | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Beyond their muted hipster tendencies, having the teens watch those specific films is a sneaky way of establishing tone. Even before Jay's curse is induced, she and her friends are already engulfed by suburban sprawl.

American Horror Story's Unfulfilling Smorgasbord of Gore

David Toussaint | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

Alfred Hitchcock knew instinctively what American Horror Story has never understood, that implication is everything.

Do Atheists Get Scared During Supernatural Horror Movies?

Quora | Posted 03.22.2015 | Religion
Quora

If the point of watching a scary movie is to be scared, and one has no part of their worldview that accepts the possibility of the events being depicted happening in some way to themselves, how can a scary movie do its job, for them?

Dracula Untold - An Intense Love Story and Back Story of the Infamous Count Dracula

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.31.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Dracula Untold is an intense love story that changes everything we know about the world's most famous vampire.

WATCH: 16 Stars Pick The Scary Movie That Spooks Them The Most

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.31.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

If you're in search of the perfect horror movie to scare you off your couch this Halloween, look no further: HuffPost Live has recommendations from a ...

5 Film Hotels of Halloween Horror

Trivago.ca | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel
Trivago.ca

Hotels inspire the horrific and macabre, and with Halloween almost upon us it's time to celebrate haunted rooms, menacing presences, poltergeists, and even the occasional Log Lady lurking in the lobby.

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...

Halloween Means...Movies

Mary Dalton | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mary Dalton

Where I'm from, Halloween means cool nights, brilliant foliage and crisp apples, but everywhere it means scary movies. Lately, I've been thinking about my scariest viewing experiences.

Watch 52 Movies Literally Star In This Horror Movie Crossover

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment

We've seen our fair share of crossover productions in cinema before, from the "Alien vs. Predator" franchise to "Marvel's The Avengers" to just about ...

The 10 Sexiest Scary Movies

Em & Lo | Posted 12.23.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

A lot of horror movies just throw in the obligatory topless scene and consider that "sexy." We're raising the bar here.

Top-grossing Horror Movies Made in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.23.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Illinois film industry is well represented during the Halloween horror movie season. As Halloween approaches, here's a look at the highest-grossing horror movies filmed in Illinois.

13 Scary Movies You've Likely Never Seen Before

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment

It's almost Halloween and you're trying to find a really good scary movie that will actually scare you. But most lists of the scariest horror movies e...

Every Halloween Movie Marathon On TV This Month

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment

Spider webs are lining fences and pumpkins are stacked at grocery stores, which can only mean one thing: Halloween is coming! For the perfect way to g...

The Beauty and Twisting Reality of Horror

Pamela Glasner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

I never understood peoples' attraction to horror movies but, as a writer-turned-filmmaker who just spent three days totally immersed in the genre (courtesy of Shriekfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles), I have a newly-developed appreciation for the films.

This 1-Minute Film Will Chill You To The Bone With Terror

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy

Halloween is nigh, and once more scary stories are seeping through the dark crevices of the Internet. One of latest is a short film that originate...

31 Tips for Surviving a Brutal, Horror-Film Murder

David Toussaint | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
David Toussaint

1) If someone offers to sell you a beautiful house in the country for an unbelievably low price, do not make the purchase. As nice as it sounds, the house is evil and you and your family will be dead within a month.

The 21 Spookiest Rock Songs for the Halloween Season

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As October's days grow shorter and the air chillier, the anticipation of Halloween builds -- and for a proper celebration, there needs to be a soundtrack.

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.

The Horror of Syntax

Sarah Sweeney | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Sweeney

There comes a point in listening to a young man's conversation on the subway where you wonder just how many times, grammatically and with proper synta...

Vampira: Tracing the Life of a Forgotten Legend

W. Scott Poole | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
W. Scott Poole

She made a monster, a sexy, daring, subversive monster called Vampira that, beginning with a short-lived local TV show in 1954, transformed American culture.

Shriekfest: America's Preeminent Celebration of Horror

Pamela Glasner | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

I have a whole new outlook, a whole new respect for it, and I'm glad, because there is so much that these passionate, talented, incredibly creative, and gloriously twisted artists have to offer!