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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.

The Weird (and Potentially Wonderful) at the Toronto Film Festival

Mark Juddery | Posted 11.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

The Toronto International Film Festival, the world's second largest film festival, starts this week. This is a festival with a long history of introducing films that go on to be major critical and box-office hits.

ICE-SCREAM: '80s Horror Movie Villain Ice Cream Desserts

Posted 08.30.2012 | Home

We can't get over these creepy ice cream popsicles fashioned in the shape of horror movie villain from the 1980s. If ever there was a way to make some...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: The Apparition

Dan Persons | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

One week after ParaNorman took a more light-hearted, but still pretty scary, look at the situation, it's back to the 'burbs for The Apparition.

This Artist Wants To Zombify Your Personal Photos

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.21.2012 | Small Business

Your wedding photo could use a bit more blood and guts. Or so thinks zombie-loving artist Rob Sacchetto. Sacchetto is the man behind ZombiePortrait...

The Cars Have Eyes: Killer Cars

Kim Morgan | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

In horror cinema, the car is a foremost force -- an angel of mercy, an agent of doom or a ghastly, terrorizing, torture trap -- sometimes all in one movie.

Horror On Screen And In The Closet

Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts

For many people growing up in a domestic atmosphere our first experience with terror is through a horror film. D-L Alvarez, an Oakland based artist, e...

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.

Piranha 3DD: The Bigger the Bust Size, the Bigger the Bust

Chris Krapek | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy
Chris Krapek

You would think that a movie openly referring to large breasts in the title would have an off-chance that it could actually be good.

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.

21 Things You'll Never See Black People Doing in Horror Movies

Orlando Jones | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

Split up to look for somebody. If you got separated from the group you deserve to die.

Unfairly Maligned Monsters: Why Horror Matters

Michael Varrati | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

Horror routinely gets passed over for award nominations, and Stephen King, though decorated and honored, has had to face venomous criticism from crusty academics his whole writing career. We monster kids routinely get looked down upon by the "real" artists.

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...

David Moye

The Spooks That Inspired 'Poltergeist'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.12.2012 | Weird News

The names Lucille Hermann or Christopher Lutz may not scare up immediate recognition, but horror fans owe them a debt of gratitude of sorts. Both o...

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...

Fresh Meat: Horror Ingenues

Tribeca | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

In honor of Sara Paxton's compelling genre work, here are our picks for up-and-coming horror ingénues that are well on their way to becoming new age scream queens.

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.

The Reelist: Frightful Noise

Tribeca | Posted 03.06.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

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WATCH: What If 'Modern Family' Was A Horror Movie?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

Fact: A show or movie hasn't truly made it until it's given a genre-bending YouTube trailer. Okay, maybe that's not true, but to this day, what has th...