Horror Movies

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Scariest Movies of the Silent Era

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by Taylor Leonard Silence is scary when danger seems imminent. To this end there is something uniquely frightening about many horror movies of the silent era. The actions and expressions of killers and monsters in silent cinema seem to happen in a nightmarish realm where some of our sense are denied while others accentuated. Though […]

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The Most Frightening Movie Aliens of All­ Time

Aliens, Entertainment, Horror Movies

by Taylor Leonard Aliens, for the most part, get a bad rap in Hollywood. Besides Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., and the countless ripoffs of both, it’s hard to find a good movie where a creature from another world is amiable with earthlings. More times than not aliens are depicted as threats to the human race. […]

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The Witch Horrifies You and You’re Not Sure Why

Entertainment, Horror Movies

by Billy Russell The Witch follows the tradition of a new breed of horror movie, which itself is a throwback to essential horror of the 1970s that values the slow burn over gore, jump scares, or cheapening a plot for immediate satisfaction. The Witch, first a foremost, is interesting in telling a story. Everything that […]

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Most Disturbing Haunted Dolls in Movie History

Entertainment, Horror Movies

by Emily Gaudette (INVERSE) The trailer for The Boy teaches you a lot about a movie theater audience. Some people squirm, some laugh, some look like they’re being tickled with razor blades. Haunted dolls freak people out. This is presumably why people make movies about them. Historically, audience have reacted to haunted dolls with a […]

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Beware of the Krampus

Entertainment, Horror Movies, Strange News

By best-selling paranormal author Joni Mayhan The children rush to their beds, thoughts of Santa Claus rising gleefully in their minds as they nestle under the covers. They close their eyes, trying to tamp down on the burbling excitement, only to hear the sound of cloven hooves stalking towards their beds. This is not the […]

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The Family Tree of Five Horror Villains

Entertainment, Horror Movies

by Charles Reis Horror villains in cinema are ruthless killers out for blood. Some wear a mask, some carry an axe, and some have supernatural powers. For decades these villains have graced the silver screen with their terrifying presence as they slice and dice their way through helpless victims. However, many of these villains have […]

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Top 10 Summer Horror Movies of All Time

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by Billy Russell The dog days of summer are here, so we all know what that means: beer, barbecue and the possibility of seeing things exploding in the sky. And, if you’re lucky, it also means you have some extra days off of work. Why not take the day to watch some of summer’s finest […]

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10 Horror Movies With Hidden Activist Agendas

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guest post by Charles Reis Horror movies are pop culture staples in America and much of the rest of the industrialized world, too. While many people regard them merely as entertainment vessels or, worse, mindless pieces of cinematic garbage filled with blood, guts and exploitative sexuality, some horror movies actually have powerful sociopolitical narratives and […]

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The 10 Scariest Video Games Of The 2000’s

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Just as with movies, the horror game genre during the 2000’s was a hit or miss phenomena. There were video games released that induced almost unbearable primordial fear and Xanax-defeating panic, while others were so laughably stupid they are lucky to be considered campy. Fortunately, we have endured the survival of this genre, with its […]