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Five Horror Movies With Totally WTF Concepts

Besides the well-designed posters and intriguing trailers, another element that draws my interest in a horror movie like a magnet to the fridge is a uniquely original, out-of-this-world concept that will eventually make me say “Fuck yeah, bring it on!” If you’re like me, seeking something entirely refreshing, weird and over-the-top in your genre viewing — […]

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Be-GORE-ra! Eight Irish Horror Movies Worth Checking Out

Ireland has given the world many useful things; the ejector seat, color photography, the Riverdance, hypodermic needles… and of course, Guinness. It’s also a place with a rich, proud tradition of horror storytelling and mythology, from banshees, fairies and leprechauns all the way to author Bram Stoker’s iconic creation DRACULA. Ireland has experienced something of a horror movie boom in recent […]

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Nine Terrifying Folklore-Based Horror Films

The first horror stories were arguably fairy tales — nightmares told as warnings, or case studies in sin. Naturally, plenty of films have adapted or interpreted these legends into a visual medium; however, while it’s one thing to craft a story based on myth, it’s another entirely to realize the myth in its full form […]

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The Wild, Weird Horror Movie Career of Ami Dolenz

Ami Dolenz is one of those actresses that you can’t help but fall in love with once you see one of her films. With her cute girl-next-door charm, the eldest daughter of Monkee Mickey Dolenz lights up the screen and steals the show — even when cast opposite Seth Green or Corey Feldman. While she […]

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Five Slasher Movies That Roger Ebert Actually Liked

Anybody who has read any amount of horror film criticism probably knows how much the legendary Chicago Sun-Times movie critic Roger Ebert hated slasher movies. He dubbed them “Dead Teenager” movies, and constantly criticized their immoral attitudes and slipshod construction. In fact, Ebert and his longtime TV co-host Gene Siskel engaged in a misguided anti-slasher […]

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Ten Arrow Video Genre Titles Not (Yet) Available in the US

Despite Arrow Video carving out a niche for themselves in the US home video marketplace, their titles were only available in the UK for many years. This was a real drag for many stateside consumers, as the company had access to titles that US companies had not managed to acquire for one reason or another […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Ten Extreme Horror Films Now Streaming on Shudder

[WARNING: Disturbing Content Ahead] We’ve previously derived some must-see lists from the library of horror-movie streaming network Shudder, but I thought it was high time I explored their titles with an eye for extreme cinema… and unless you’ve done a fair amount of digging through their ever-expanding vaults, you might be surprised at how many […]

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Six Norwegian Horror Movies You Need to Seek Out Immediately

Unlike us Americans, Norwegian folks seem to find pleasure in making exactly the kind of films they want to make, as opposed to the kind a studio executive thinks people want to see. This artistic freedom is greatly esteemed, and the decision to craft stories out of love — as opposed to dollar signs — […]

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Nine Lesser-Known Horror Gems Currently Streaming on Netflix

Netflix does a great job of delivering a wide variety of genre pics for us lunatics to consume in abundance. But sometimes we tend to skim over the titles that don’t ring a bell — and that’s a serious no-no, as Netflix has been adding sleeper hits for a long time now. The following films […]

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Everybody’s Got a Bomb: The Most Horrifying Nuclear Apocalypse Movies Ever Made

Those who grew up during just about any phase of the Cold War know exactly how it feels to have the ever-present possibility of total extinction hovering over our heads like the Sword of Damocles. That metaphorical blade, of course, is the very real concept of global nuclear war — a conflict that, regardless of how or […]

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It’s Official: THE PURGE Television Series is Coming to USA and SyFy!

It’s been known for a while that a TV series spinoff of Blumhouse’s now-iconic PURGE franchise is now in development… but new details about the show have recently emerged, so it’s time we brought you up to speed. Writer-director James DeMonaco, creator of the PURGE universe, will act as a showrunner for the cable TV […]

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Jason Voorhees’ Top 10 Kills From the FRIDAY THE 13TH Films

Over decades of FRIDAY THE 13TH films, Jason Voorhees has become the modern equivalent of a Dracula, Wolf Man or Mummy. While those legendary monsters will never be usurped as the masterful creations they are, we still need to recognize that Universal monsters aren’t the talk of contemporary times; those honors go to the likes […]

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The 10 Most Underrated Horror Movies of the 1990s

Last week, we ran a list of the 10 Most Underrated Horror Movies of the 1980s. This week, we’re focusing on the 1990s with another list of often-missed and underappreciated genre gems. While only a few of these films can be found on Blu-ray, they can all be found on DVD (or can be streamed) […]