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Universal Orlando Mixes Hi-Tech and Simple Tricks to Serve Up Scares at Halloween Horror Nights 25

Jim Hill | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

With October 31st just a few days away now, millions of people are in the process of putting the finishing touches on their home Halloween displays. A...

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.

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.

'Insidious Chapter 3' Teaser Returns To The Further

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

The first teaser trailer for the third installment of the "Insidious" series has arrived, and the newest journey into the Further looks even more terr...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Insidious: Chapter 2

Dan Persons | Posted 11.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Technically polished with occasional striking moments, Insidious: Chapter 2 repeats the beats with some painful expository writing and awkward retconning to explain why the story didn't just stop while it was ahead.

Just Seen It: Insidious Chapter 2 Movie Review

Zorianna Kit | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

The original cast of the 2010 horror film Insidious is back for Insidious Chapter 2. The film picks up immediately where the first one left off, where...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: A Glimpse of the New X-Men

Dan Persons | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Direct from the lavish Cinefantastique Studios in NYC, I bring you up-to-date on what's happening in genre media.

PHOTOS: LA's Scariest Haunted House?

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.04.2012 | Los Angeles

Halloween season brings out ghouls, goblins and, of course, a fair share of haunted houses. But not many cities boast Hollywood heavyweights to amp up...

You Say Slump, I Say 'Smaller Movies With Legs'

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

When you look at the numbers on a movie-by-movie basis, you notice something wonderful. A flood of mid-budget, adult-skewed movies have opened at or above expectations. That's the Hollywood we claim we want, so why are we complaining?

Weekend Box Office: Hop Tops Again, Soul Surfer Surprises, Your Highness Underwhelms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.10.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There were four new releases this weekend and frankly none of them did well. Oddly enough, all four were female-driven, which means they should have been spread out. Instead they hurt each other.

Weekend Box Office: Hop Scores $38m, Source Code and Insidious Open Well, Sucker Punch Crashes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.03.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Until tomorrow's final numbers are released, Hop has the top opening weekend of 2011. Universal didn't even bother hyping the celebrity voices, instead selling the various cuddly characters.

Film Critic: 'Insidious' Is 'Far More Annoying Than Frightening'

Posted 06.01.2011 | Entertainment

Original "Saw" director James Wan is back with another horror story. The heavily anticipated scare-thriller "Insidious," staring Patrick Wilson and...