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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.

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.