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Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

We've Found Another Aspect Of Life Where Being A White Woman Will Hold You Back

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Horror films are almost immediately associated with the trope of killing the token minority -- the colloquial understanding that "the black guy dies f...

David Lohr

13 Horror Films Inspired By Disturbing Real-Life Events

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

BOO! With Halloween upon us, HuffPost Weird News has assembled a list of 13 horror films that were inspired by disturbing real-life events. These f...

My Creature From The Black Lagoon, or the Fun of Terror

Timothy Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Timothy Braun

In discussing the unique nature of terror with my students, I provide a blow-by-blow example as how horror movies reflect the sociology of the past fifty years.

VIDEO: An Awful 1960 Horror Movie, Animated

Scott Bateman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Comedy
Scott Bateman

Back in 2009, I got a bright idea: I would take the awful, awful 1960 Italian horror film Atom Age Vampire, throw away the visuals and animate a new, feature-length movie to the sound.

Is TV Too Gory?

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Can TV handle any more gore? That was the question HuffPost Live posed today when they asked if gore-filled shows like "The Walking Dead," "America...

Quoth the Re-Animator: Filmmaker Stuart Gordon on Nevermore

Michael Varrati | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

Stuart Gordon is, inarguably, one of the undisputed masters of the horror genre. With such landmark works as the cult classic Re-Animator under his belt, Gordon's filmic oeuvre has always sought to blend a touch of scholarly class with the genre's gory grand guignol.

STILL SCARY

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

-- Three years after "Insidious" introduced moviegoers to the Lambert family and its troubling connection to the spirit world, the stars and filmmake...

John Landis Remembers An American Werewolf in London, Which Will Soon Be Recreated as a Maze at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Jim Hill | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you'd like to see how John Landis' latest collaboration with Universal Creative ultimately turns out, then do make a point of checking out the An American Werewolf in London maze at Halloween Horror Nights 23.

Rosemary's Baby and the Politics of Women's Bodies

W. Scott Poole | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
W. Scott Poole

Rosemary's demonic rape provides only the most violent example of how her body becomes imprisoned by the world her husband and malefic neighbors craft for her. Unfortunately, Polanski's vision of patriarchal romance is actually back in style.

Movie Review: The Conjuring

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always a pleasant surprise to happen upon a movie that achievers the level of suspense or just plain creepiness that The Conjuring manages. It calls to mind films like The Exorcist, which understood that the less you saw, the scarier it got.

Elijah Wood Kicks Off A New Career

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — To hear Elijah Wood talk about the 1978 slasher film "Halloween," he sounds, well, giddy. "I've seen it so many times," he said in a...

Telling Her Horror Story: Scream Queen Katharine Isabelle Rules

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As the title character in American Mary, Katharine Isabelle is bloody good.

Cinefantastique's Fantastic Valley Update: Star Wars VII Production Start Announced

Dan Persons | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

J.J. Abrams comes clean... Transformers 4 gets some new recruits... Apartment 1303 3D is available for occupancy...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Pics From Man of Steel

Dan Persons | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Get a look at Superman's new look... Star Trek producer Brannon Braga gets all witchy... Damon Lindelof gets Left Behind... The Wizard of Oz goes deep...

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...

'The Sixth Sense' And 19 Other Top-Grossing Horror Films

Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

This week one of the most feared horror films returns to theaters as the "Evil Dead" reboot makes its debut. Director Sam Raimi's original "Evil De...

More Flubs in Sci-Fi Horror Productions

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Flubs are endemic to movies and television programs of all ilks! Some are continuity errors caused by multiple shooting days or so-called "revealing" mistakes. Others are simple errors made by actors scrambling their lines. Here are some examples in the sci-fi/horror genre.

Want To Be A Designer? An Obsession With Horror Films Might Help

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.02.2013 | Style

Listen up!

Ghosts

Tony Woodcock | Posted 03.30.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Woodcock

Why do we love terrifying ourselves? I am sure we've all experienced those spine-tingling moments as a child telling the most frightening stories late at night when parents are asleep.

Hitchcock Will Live on Word of Mouth

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren take what could have been an ordinary film and elevate it to the status of one of the year's best. Hitchcock would be proud.

Why Are Americans so Fascinated with Zombies?

Quora | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Julio Rodriguez, Observer of the Human Condition I'm not certain that a fascination with zombies is...

DVDs: Boo! Universal's Scarily Good Blu-ray Boxed Set of Monster Films

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

When it comes to splatter and gore, you can count me out. But when it comes to classic horror films, movies that create believable even moving characters (however misshapen or evil) then I'm in.

The Dark Mythopoetics of Christopher Nolan's Rising and Setting Knight

G. Roger Denson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

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Top 10 Zombie Scenes In The Bible

Michael Gilmour | Posted 09.04.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

I can't resist noting a few biblical scenes and themes that come to mind each time I watch or read the latest version of the zombie apocalypse to come along. A zombie-Bible mashup requires very little editorial interference.