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Lil' Monsters, Unleashed

Nikki Luongo | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

Halloween is fast approaching and all the excitement that has been building all month is finally going to come to a head on Wednesday, Oct. 31, a night of trick-or-treaters, Halloween parties, monster movie marathons and haunted houses.

PHOTOS: Halloween Movie Kids All Grown Up

The Huffington Post | Kari Friedlander | Posted 10.18.2012 | Celebrity

If you've ever seen a horror movie (or babysat) you are well aware that nothing amps up the scary like a terrorizing tyke. But these kids don't go...

What Was That! The Science of Fearful Eyes

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 11.24.2012 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

Hitchcock knew what would make people tick. How? Well, for one, my fright could have been activated in part by merely seeing the actors and actresses' eyes wide with fear on the screen.

Why We Love a Good Scare (and Game of Thrones)

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

One of the best parts of the HBO series Game of Thrones is how well the writing captures fear's many facets.

Scary Movie Kids Are All Grown Up

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.13.2012 | Celebrity

We understand the power of costumes and makeup, but we never would have thought that the creepy little girl from "The Ring" would turn out to be a blo...

5 Movie Characters That Freaked Me Out as a Kid

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.18.2012 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

Halloween isn't anywhere in sight, but that doesn't matter because I've decided to reflect on the movie characters that traumatized me as a child and caused a few issues and fears.

A Is For...

Mallika Rao | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

Here's a video for anyone who misses getting good and scared at the movies. French production company La Pompadour came up with a visual alphabet that...

WATCH: Top 10 Creepiest Bad Guys In Hollywood Movies

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

Some movie villains seem to haunt film-goers more than others. These guys are the stuff of nightmares: the characters who give us skin crawling flashb...

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

I've been here before. Not just Sundance, but a midnight screening of a horror movie at the Egyptian. That was almost thirteen years ago to the day, f...

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

The Pact's genre vocabulary is vast and fluid, held taut by Nicholas McCarthy's masterful sense of tone. But, really, who cares? The scares are awesome.

Horror Movie Trailers Should Be Banned

Julian Sancton | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment
Julian Sancton

The great thing about America is that I can choose not to go see The Devil Inside. The terrible thing about America is that I can't choose not to see the trailer for The Devil Inside. To be honest, I had it coming.

WATCH: Every Scary Girl Ever

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

If you've seen a scary movie made in the last ten years, you may have noticed a pattern in the casting. Whether it's "The Ring" or "The Grudge," it se...

What Scares Writer Of 'The Exorcist'?

Posted 12.03.2011 | Books

The book "The Exorcist", famously made into a movie in 1973, came out 40 years ago. To celebrate this anniversary, the author William Peter Blatty...

Scariest Space Movie Ever?

Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment

You may think you know why we stopped making lunar landings, but there's always another narrative lurking in the great beyond. According to NASA, A...

Halloween DVDs: The Exorcist, Psycho, Troll 2 and More

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Boo! Did it work? Did I scare you? If that didn't do the trick, try some of these new DVDs that came out in the last few weeks.

Just in Time for Halloween: 10 of the Scariest Horror Films of the Last 20 Years (VIDEOS)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

2010-10-26-halloween.jpgI'm sure we're all sick and tired of seeing countless "scariest movies of all time" lists every Halloween. By limiting the list to the last twenty years, we automatically discount most of the staples that usually fill up such lists.

Halloween Double Features (VIDEO)

Ben Tripp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Tripp

Come with me, kiddies, down to my dungeon of cinematic despair. There's something here for every palate.

Halloween Special: Scary Movie Remakes

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Halloween's a-comin': Time to bar the door, darken the lights, wring out the cat and scare the holy crap out of you and your main squeeze with some ex...

7 Spooky Movies Based On Books (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Many of the best and scariest movies out there were first books, though it's easy to forget sometimes. Just in time for Halloween, here are 7 scary mo...

Just in Time for Halloween: The 10 Best Modern 'Direct-to-DVD' Horror Films

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Children isn't the most violent film, nor the goriest or showiest. It haunts because it boils itself down to an unanswerable question: would you kill your own sick children to prevent them from killing you?

Trick or Treat or Terrify?

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamie Lee Curtis

Halloween is a breeding ground for a seemingly unending gruesome gore fest. Being a mother I've had to make the hard choices of what scary images my young children digested.

An Afternoon with Hitchcock

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

After you've seen one severed head you've seen them all. I prefer to be scared with style... and Hitchcock was the master. If you don't believe me, you should see my electric bill.

My Idea for a Really Cool Slasher Movie

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

My idea is to hire Gordon from SESAME STREET as the psychopath. Can you imagine how disturbing THAT would be to anyone who grew up with that show?