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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.

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.