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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.

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.

Need A Place To Send Your Possessed Children? You're In Luck

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.11.2013 | Comedy

Parenting really can be the scariest thing. Luckily, the daycare teacher in this CollegeHumor video loves the hell out of these kids, so parents ...

The 'Creepiest' Stars In Film

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment

With the release of "The Conjuring," Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga add a tally mark to their respective checklists of horror films. The well-receive...

Yes, It's Scary

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment

As sympathetic, methodical ghostbusters Lorraine and Ed Warren, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson make the old-fashioned haunted-house horror film "The ...

Mike Ryan

The Scariest Movie Of The Year?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment

James Wan rose to fame after directing "Saw" in 2004, but never shepherded another "Saw" film to the big screen. (There have been six other films in t...

Six Ideas For The 'Sharknado' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 07.12.2013 | TV

"Sharknado" is quickly transforming from the sleeper hit of the summer into an all-out blockbuster, at least as far as the Internet is concerned. And...

ReThink Review: The Purge - Horror and Republican Ideology

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The action and, surprisingly, the political and social commentary that seems to criticize republican ideological dogma still has me pondering what I thought would be a run-of-the-mill slasher movie.

Again With the Face-Eating Monsters

Mark Morford | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

Oh, no. You guys. There is something under the ice. Alive. Malevolent. Bizarre. Enormously terrifying. It will soon hurl our entire cluster of space-traveling heroes into fits of insanity and violence and much panicked screaming. Oh, no.

Much More Than a Zombie Film: Danger Word Brings Special Messages to Black Community

Olympia Duhart | Posted 08.04.2013 | Black Voices
Olympia Duhart

In "The Walking Dead," Warm Bodies and the upcoming World War Z, zombies are leaving deep footsteps in Hollywood. Now, black filmmakers are adding their own imprint to the zombie trek with the short film Danger Word.

How to Survive a Plague: Insect Edition!

Tom Judson | Posted 06.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Tom Judson

Maybe those demonic brooders aren't even now lurking just below the surface of the Earth, stretching their hexad limbs and blinking awake their millions of smoldering atomic eyes after their 17-year nap.

Celebrity Collector: David Arquette

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Recently, I learned that Arquette is a collector. I then learned that what he collects is the key element in scary movies that creeps me the most...puppets.

Thank You, Andy Rooney

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

You know how in horror movies, there is that one room that the overnight guest has been warned not to enter and how the guest, sensing that something terrible is beyond that door, is helplessly drawn to opening it anyway?

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.

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.

(Another) Unknown to Icon Story

John Luessenhop | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Luessenhop

Dan Yeager is another in the long line of Hollywood discovery stories. Another unknown to billboard icon. He's the new Leatherface -- the iconic centerpiece to a franchise with a central throne in the pantheon of horror.

13 Proposed Zombie Apocalypse Movie Locations

Ryan Nickum | Posted 03.04.2013 | Comedy
Ryan Nickum

Even though the Mayan apocalypse didn't take place on December 21, there's a 100 percent chance that a zombie apocalypse will be featured by Hollywood in some upcoming movies.

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.

Barry Levinson on The Bay: Cinefantastique's New York Comic Con 2012

Dan Persons | Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Barry Levinson managed to teach everyone how effective the found-footage technique can be when it's used as a tool and not a crutch. Somebody had to.

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...

Horror Movie Characters Made Of Butter

Foodiggity | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Foodiggity

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

'Weeklings!': A Gay's Guide To Halloween Scares (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

In this edition of Weeklings!, I tell you what's actually frightening about classic horror films and point you to gay subtexts you may have missed. Yes, Cynthia Nixon makes a cameo.

The Best Contemporary Horror Movies for Grown-ups

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Sorry, Hollywood, but the best horror movies for adults made since the millennium are coming from foreign shores. Here's a list of my own favorites, a few of which may not even be on your radar.

What Bees and a Boat Taught Me about Pain (and Footwear)

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

I learned the hard way that platform wedges and all manner of open-toed sexiness look sexier if the toes peeping out aren't blue and bleeding, especially the showcase toe. The VIP of the peep-toed pump toe. The toe that, as it turns out, bleeds like a head wound when hit by a hatch door.

A Trio of New Intriguing Factoids From the Sci-Fi/Horror/Mystery Film Genre

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 09.14.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Fascinatingly, a real-life Dr. Dippel Frankenstein engaged in alchemical experiments to create an animate bioform called a "homonculus" utilizing both animal and human cadavers at Castle Frankenstein in southwestern Germany in the late 1600s and early 1700s.