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Scary Movies

When Movies Unintentionally Become Scary

Mike Ryan | Posted 12.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I wasn't really allowed to watch scary movies growing up. Not that the rule was so constrictive: Being an only child who often found himself alone i...

9 Not-To-Be Missed Movies For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.31.2013 | Fifty

When it comes to the best Halloween movies, people harbor some pretty strong opinions. Just this month, The Huffington Post published a piece outlinin...

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.

Don't Let Your Kids Be 'Spooked' by Media This Halloween

Rachel Busman, PsyD | Posted 12.21.2013 | Parents
Rachel Busman, PsyD

"Scary" anything -- especially when it's blaring out of every piece of technology in the house, from iPads, computers, TVs and iPhones to radios -- should be reserved for older eyes and ears.

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 ...

All The Cat Fake-Outs From Horror Movies

Posted 10.09.2013 | Comedy

You'd think that by now, horror movie characters would realize that 99% of the time something jumps out of nowhere, it's just a damn cat. Check out...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Scary Movie V & Jason and the Argonauts

Dan Persons | Posted 06.15.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Lawrence French joins us for a fiftieth anniversary discussion of stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen's epic fantasy (actually directed by Don Chaffey), Jason and the Argonauts.

A 'Blood-Drenched' Remake

AP | JOHN DeFORE | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Blood-drenched" barely begins to describe Fede Alvarez's remake of "Evil Dead," a gore-for-broke affair that strips the flesh off...

A Guide to Family Movies That Could Traumatize Your Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Whether you're blindsided because a movie's ads conveniently "forgot" to mention that there was sad stuff amid the kid-friendly comedy or because you just didn't know that a certain plot twist was coming, you still have to deal with the aftermath. These tips will help:

Ad Review: LG -- Elevator, So Real It's Scary

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 01.04.2013 | Media
Josh Okungbaiye

Is it Halloween, April Fools or both? That was the question I asked myself after I watched the LG advert by SuperHeroes Amsterdam online.

Celebrating the Queens of Scream

David Aronchick | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
David Aronchick

Few Hollywood families have owned as much intellectual property within a specific film genre as the Curtis family once owns within horror.

'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.

Lil' Monsters, Unleashed

Nikki Luongo | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Nikki Luongo

Halloween is fast approaching and all the excitement that has been building all month is finally going to come to a head on Wednesday, Oct. 31, a night of trick-or-treaters, Halloween parties, monster movie marathons and haunted houses.

PHOTOS: Halloween Movie Kids All Grown Up

The Huffington Post | Kari Friedlander | Posted 10.18.2012 | Celebrity

If you've ever seen a horror movie (or babysat) you are well aware that nothing amps up the scary like a terrorizing tyke. But these kids don't go...

What Was That! The Science of Fearful Eyes

Cheryl G. Murphy | Posted 11.24.2012 | Science
Cheryl G. Murphy

Hitchcock knew what would make people tick. How? Well, for one, my fright could have been activated in part by merely seeing the actors and actresses' eyes wide with fear on the screen.

Why We Love a Good Scare (and Game of Thrones)

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

One of the best parts of the HBO series Game of Thrones is how well the writing captures fear's many facets.

Scary Movie Kids Are All Grown Up

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.13.2012 | Celebrity

We understand the power of costumes and makeup, but we never would have thought that the creepy little girl from "The Ring" would turn out to be a blo...

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.

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...

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...

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

I've been here before. Not just Sundance, but a midnight screening of a horror movie at the Egyptian. That was almost thirteen years ago to the day, f...

Sundance 2012: The Pact

Heather Donahue | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts
Heather Donahue

The Pact's genre vocabulary is vast and fluid, held taut by Nicholas McCarthy's masterful sense of tone. But, really, who cares? The scares are awesome.

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.

WATCH: Every Scary Girl Ever

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

If you've seen a scary movie made in the last ten years, you may have noticed a pattern in the casting. Whether it's "The Ring" or "The Grudge," it se...