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Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Doctor Who Regenerates

Dan Persons | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

The BBC rescinds Matt Smith's medical license... The Marvel universe gets a companion... Chris Nolan tinkers with time... Brad Pitt courts his Muse...

Teen Actress Nicole Munoz Describes Her Werewolf Audition for Netflix's Hemlock Grove

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.14.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

It was such a treat to interview Nicole Munoz about her work as Christie McCawley on SyFy's Defiance and as Hermila in Netflix's edgy and dark series Hemlock Grove, executive produced by Eli Roth.

Deathly Innocence: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 07.01.2013 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

Named for the license plate on Manx's murderously sentient Rolls Royce, NOS4A2 is Joe Hill's homage to traditional horror after two novels that did not adhere as clearly to genre conventions.

New Stanley Film Festival: Colorado Gets Creepy

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver
Paul R. Byrne

On May 2nd, a new bastion will be established in the fight for fright: cloaked in white, brooding in the mountains, and full of everything that's not today's craven horror monstrosities: The Stanley Film Festival, your new Colorado home for independent horror cinema.

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

Rob Zombie Answers Reddit's Questions On Lords of Salem, Childhood and His Next Non-Horror Film

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Reddit asked for a Rob Zombie AMA (Ask Me Anything), and while he has yet to jump on the bandwagon, we've got those redditors covered in this segment where we ask the man himself those hard-hitting questions about his past work and Lords of Salem movie.

Movie Review: Evil Dead

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

To say that Evil Dead is a film for a specific audience is an understatement. If things like dismemberment and self-mutilation make you queasy -- as they would any normal person -- then you probably shouldn't even visit the same multiplex where this film is showing.

Has "The Walking Dead" Lurched Into the New Cutting Edge of Horror?

Kevin Miller | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Kevin Miller

Perhaps by domesticating the zombie, the creators of The Walking Dead have inadvertently stumbled upon the new cutting edge of horror. It's no longer a supernatural or extra-terrestrial invasion or any sort of "evil other."

Tales From The Crypt's Jack Davis: Still Scary After All These Years

Dave Scheidt | Posted 03.13.2013 | Chicago
Dave Scheidt

Being born in the late '80s, I was first introduced to Tales From The Crypt from the television series of the same name. My sister and I would stay up...

Movie Review: Oz, the Great and Powerful

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

James Franco, the Energizer bunny of actors, plays Oscar Diggs, a small-time magician in a second-rate traveling circus first seen doing his show to a small crowd in the black-and-white Kansas of the early 20th Century.

Movie Review: Mama

Kathleen Hale | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment
Kathleen Hale

Perhaps my favorite aspect of Mama (aside from the fact that it made me very, very afraid) is that it paints a refreshingly complicated and ultimately poignant portrait of female relationships.

IMAGES: The Joker Gets Nastier

Bryan Young | Posted 03.19.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

Who is the bigger sadist: the Joker? Or the man writing the actions of the Joker, Scott Snyder?

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: 2012 Roundup

Dan Persons | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

2012 is over, a year that, as with many before it, failed to keep all its promises but in compensation offered up enough surprises to remind us why we so love the films of science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

YouTube Horror Directors Share Top Creepy Holiday Movies (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

YouTube's favorite horror directors Michael Gallagher (Totally Sketch, "Smiley") and Tony V (BlackBoxTV) dish on the scariest horror movies of all ...

Horror Movie Characters Made Of Butter

Foodiggity | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home

Horror movie psychos kill. So does cholesterol -- it just isn't nearly as entertaining. 

Celebrating the Queens of Scream

David Aronchick | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Few Hollywood families have owned as much intellectual property within a specific film genre as the Curtis family once owns within horror.

WATCH: Can You Guess How Many Victims Jason Has Killed?

Oliver Noble | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

Jason Voorhees has killed a lot of people over the course of the "Friday the 13th" slasher franchise -- though none of them took place during the orig...

Crime Writers Haunted House In 'Eerie,' Pa. Aims To Terrify

David Lohr | Posted 12.30.2012 | Weird News
David Lohr

Crime writers have to look unflinchingly at the most gruesome aspects of humanity on a daily basis, so what do they do on their off-hours? In my case...

The 10 Scariest Movie Characters Without Costumes

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

You don't need a costume to scare others. Here are 10 characters that were downright spooky without makeup.

Interview: Director Barry Levinson, The Bay and Being Independent

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was supposed to be a documentary about the dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay. But the material he was reading about the pollution of the bay was too scary. So director Barry Levinson made a horror movie instead: The Bay.

Zero Dark Thirty Meets Slender Man in Parody Trailer

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

In this latest installment of "YouTube Trailers," Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty white-knuckle thriller -- based on the true story of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden -- is re-imagined with the nefarious and elusive Slender Man.

Mockingbird Lane Premieres this Friday on NBC -- A Chat With Creator Bryan Fuller

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.23.2012 | TV
Xaque Gruber

Mockingbird Lane, the stunning, dark re-imagining of The Munsters makes its television premiere on Friday. Named for the Munster family's iconic address, the show is a visual and emotional feast, and the year's most original television dramedy.

Book Review: Red Rain by R. L. Stine

Rob Taub | Posted 12.16.2012 | Books
Rob Taub

Stine's technique is brilliant in its simplicity: By intertwining other (normal) storylines with tales of the supernatural, he keeps his readers grounded to reality.

Fiction With a Fear Factor!

Dave Astor | Posted 12.05.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

It's now Halloween month, so it's time to discuss some of the scariest literature around. And I don't mean Romney's No Apology book. I'm talking about literature featuring frightening stuff such as ghosts, haunted houses, and things that go bump in the night

Charlie Bit My Finger Horror Remix | YouTube Trailers

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.19.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Originally uploaded over 5 years ago, this viral video of baby Charlie biting his brother Jasper earned massive amounts of attention from Internet video and broadcast news outlets for its adorable and quirky brotherly spat.