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Shriekfest: America's Preeminent Celebration of Horror

Pamela Glasner | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

I have a whole new outlook, a whole new respect for it, and I'm glad, because there is so much that these passionate, talented, incredibly creative, and gloriously twisted artists have to offer!

Why 'Silence Of The Lambs' Director Says He 'Applauded' LGBT Backlash To Oscar-Winning Movie

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Director Jonathan Demme says he “applauded” the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's criticism of his seminal 1991 film, "The...

Killer Legends Available on DVD and iTunes

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen D. Winick

Good news for folklore enthusiasts and legend trippers: Killer Legends, a smart, scary documentary I discussed when it was first aired back in February, is now available on DVD and iTunes.

13 Overlooked Horror Movies On Netflix For Friday The 13th

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

All of these are available to stream now. "Scream 2" The camp gets campier in "Scream 2," Wes Craven's sequel to the horror movie that made ...

Saying 'No' to Horror Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

For starters, I have no interest in the supernatural and paranormal -- mostly because I don't believe in it. (Of course, that's the perfect set-up for a horror story.) I've never had a paranormal experience, though I'm sure there are people who believe they have.

What 'Frozen' Would Look Like As A Horror Movie

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

We never thought this could happen, but here's a version of "Frozen" that we want nothing to do with: "Frozen" the horror movie. What was once the mos...

Donna Summer + Slasher Flicks = Killer of a Good Time at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

What do Donna Summer classics like Bad Girls, I Feel Love and MacArthur Park have to do with 90s horror movies like Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer?

My Child Scares Me

Supriya Kelkar | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Supriya Kelkar

My child scares me. I don't mean I'm concerned about him. My child is sweet and funny and entertaining. He's perfect in his own way. Well, as perfect as a 2-year-old can be. No, my child actually, unintentionally, scares the crap out of me.

The Scariest Film Ever Made

Nic Latouf | Posted 06.22.2014 | Entertainment
Nic Latouf

To be absolutely fair to the horror genre, when debating the scariest film ever made, one would need to take into account some of the twisted foreign horror films out there -- films like The Eye (Chinese version) and Ju-On (the grudge).

A Gay Man's Love For Horror Movies Inspired This New Book

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices

Sean Abley can trace his love of horror movies back to his preteen years. Still, the Los Angeles-based writer, director and producer said that coming ...

Texas Chain Saw Massacre Secrets Revealed After 40 Years

Roadtrippers | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

"Every time I'd say cut everyone would run to the window and puke, throw up. A doctor had to come out and administer dramamine to help settle people's stomachs."

Killer Legends Brings Legends to Life

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen D. Winick

A few months ago, filmmakers came to my workplace and interviewed me at length about four contemporary legends for a new documentary. That documentary promises to be an entertaining, informative and slightly creepy look at fear, crime and storytelling in the 20th century.

Happy Women in Horror Month!

Paige McKenzie | Posted 04.30.2014 | Teen
Paige McKenzie

Ironically, my new film is definitely creeptastic, but NOT gory. No blood, no guts but lots of spooks and jump scares. So, wait for dark, turn off the lights, grab some popcorn and be prepared for the chills!

Interview with Jim Beaver: Actor, Friend, Writer and Film Star

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Joanna Perry-Folino

So I decided to interview him before he becomes a major film star even though I know that after he does, he will still be accessible. Because Jim is well...Jim.

Zombie Bees Are Very Real

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.01.2013 | Science

A parasitic fly is creating what San Francisco State University researchers are calling zombie bees -- and the details of infection are straight out o...

Actress Ashley Bell Takes a Stand Against the Horror of Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 12.31.2013 | Entertainment
Monica Engebretson

With informed compassionate consumers and incredible celebrity supporters like Ashely Bell, we can send a clear message to the cosmetics industry that horrific animal tests need to be exorcised.

Horror Movies You Can Stream For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Need to plan a horror-movie marathon? Look no further. Just turn out the lights, fire up your streaming device and hit the "play" button on any of the...

10 'Gasp!'-worthy Moments in Horror Movies

Pandora Boxx | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Pandora Boxx

From A Nightmare on Elm Street to Killer Klowns From Outer Space, I'm a huge fan of horror movies, so I've put together a list of 10 horror-movie moments that made me gasp, including bad wigs, bad acting, and a gingerbread penis.

5 Alternate Films to Watch This Halloween

Buckley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Buckley

Halloween... a time to watch the same f*cking handful of movies over and over. Well, I've had enough. Here are five movies to watch this Halloween that probably wouldn't make your traditional list, but are horrific in their own ways

WATCH: Horror's Biggest Cliché

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Halloween is upon us. So if you don’t want to risk ending up like the monster-fodder in the above supercut of horror cinema’s most beloved cliché...

Where Horror Movies Become Real

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Travel

They're not cheery theme parks or pristine beaches, but haunted houses are perfect vacation spots all the same. This Hallow-season, take a spooky trip...

What If Horror Movie Crime Scenes Were Real? (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

Horror movies often use blood, gore and violence to shock and scare filmgoers. However, filmmakers tend to ignore the most frightening element: Cle...

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.