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Horror Movies

Did You Know Ash vs. Evil Dead Actress Jill Marie Jones Was in American Horror Story?

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Luckily for me, the shoes I wear in the world of Ash vs Evil Dead have never been worn. I'm not reprising a role so I've had the great freedom of finding her and creating without limitations.

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...

Invasion of the Family Snatchers

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

The city, quite literally, is stopped for days for this event. Despite media reports of excitement, many Philadelphians are less-than-thrilled about this Pope-pocalypse and the disruption it is causing the city and its citizens.

Universal Studios Hollywood: John Murdy, Halloween Horror Nights Creative Director, Gives an Exclusive Preview Tour of Two New Mazes

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.15.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Most Horror Nights mazes are inspired by movies or television shows. Some maze sets closely mimic specific movie sets, conveying the feeling of stepping into a movie; others are more loosely inspired by the film's emotive character. Overall, the mazes are designed to convey selected aspects of the tenor of a movie or series.

'Goodnight Mommy' Is This Year's Most Terrifying Movie So Far

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.10.2015 | Entertainment

There are a variety of formulas to follow to get an audience to jump out of their seats or cover their eyes with sweaty palms. Scary movies have long...

Remembering Wes Craven: Terror Titan and Tastemaker

Michael Varrati | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

To film enthusiasts and horror fans, Wes Craven was one of these rare individuals. An artist whose work not only impacted the genre, but also changed the whole conversation.

Scoring Big With Prolific Young Film Composer Giona Ostinelli

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

This attitude serves Giona well -- he takes the chance and does it -- and he and I enthuse over our love of Dave Grusin's winning score for The Goonies: which, it turns out, inspired us both to rush headlong toward the arts.

Actor Freddie Smith of Days of Our Lives Did What...?! Freddie Speaks Out.

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It was a sad day last week in the soap opera world when Daytime Emmy nominee Freddie Smith, who played Sonny Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives the past four years, decided to leave the show. Fans went into a frenzy!

Fright Night, Tales of Halloween and the Art of Horrible People: An Interview With John Skipp

Loren Kleinman | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

"Flat-out: we are living in horror times. So smart, fearless, honest horror is uniquely suited to addressing the damage of this world gone mad."

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

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

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 | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel

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...