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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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Freaky Urban Legends That Turned Out To Be Real

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[Originally published on Oddee.com by GD writer Jake Anderson] Urban legends are created when horror stories and real events enter echo chambers together; they come out on the other side as freakish archetypes, creepy symbols from our collective subconscious terror. On rare occasions, an urban legend will turn out to be true–and that’s when things get […]

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Must-See Science Fiction Movies of 2015

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by Billy Russell This has already been an incredible year for science fiction movies and the best is yet to come! Here is a breakdown of 2015’s scifi offerings Area 51 Oren Peli hasn’t directed a film since 2009’s pretty great debut, Paranormal Activity. Completed the same year that Paranormal Activity was released, Area 51 […]

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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 […]

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“Night Of” Horror Movie List

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Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981) I first saw Dark Night of the Scarecrow when I was nine years old and, appropriately enough, it was on TV. It used to be that not every made-for-TV movie made for network television was terrible—just MOST of them were. You used to get gems like this, Duel (Spielberg’s […]

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Movie Dystopias That Will Actually Happen!

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Dystopias, gotta love ’em. Great artists have been scaring the crap out of us with grim prophecies of the future since time immemorial. Movies have made the visions just that much more real. We’ve put together a list of the movie dystopias that not only could happen, they probably will happen. So remember, this isn’t […]

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The 14 Greatest Horror Movie Trailers Ever Made

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There’s nothing more exciting to us then an awesome horror movie trailer. A great horror trailer should trigger an intense emotional response while simultaneously being creepy and mysterious. Basically, it needs tp pique your interest enough to make you shell out your hard earned cash at the box office. As simple as that sounds…there are […]

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The Best Science Fiction Movies of 2013

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Science fiction makes the world go round, infesting our minds with ideas and visions of the future, pushing the gears of the human enterprise forward. There are a billion galaxies, each with a billion stars–we can and must explore every possible reality there is in this universe. Science fiction is the best vessel for that, […]

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The Worst Horror Movie Remakes Of All Time!

Horror Movies, Lists

With the good come the bad…the flip side of Billy Russell’s previous remake list, the worst horror movie remakes of all time! Halloween I had a hard time going back and forth on this. When considering a movie as a terrible remake, do you consider the movie on its own standalone terms or do you […]

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The 5 Best Horror Movie Remakes

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Horror movies receive a lot of remakes. Here writer Billy Russell presents his case for the 5 best horror movie remakes of all time… Dawn of the Dead Back in 2004, when this was newly announced, I don’t think anyone didn’t wring their hands in nervous anticipation, expecting the very worst. The original…what made it […]

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The Best Horror Movies of 2013

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These are the days and months when many people start reflecting on their year’s accomplishments and failures–the Ghost Diaries reflects on horror movies. We look back on the year with nostalgic fondness, running a slow motion highlight reel of brutal murders, screaming faces, demonic possession, and pools of blood spreading across new laminate floorboards. 2013 […]

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Top Conspiracy Theories of 2013

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At the start, let us say that the Ghost Diaries neither believes nor disbelieves any of these theories. Some of them are pretty outlandish. Others feel slightly more plausible. We are reporting them, not endorsing them. Some people take offense at conspiracy theories, especially ones pertaining to tragic events. Certainly, there are offensive, repulsive ways […]

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The 12 Scariest Dolls Ever Made

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There’s nothing quite like a possessed doll to give you nightmares for two consecutive weeks. Let’s face it, dolls are creepy as hell, especially old, raggedy dolls that smell like lighter fluid. Their glassy eyes reflect images and memories of unspeakable horror, yet their faces remain expressionless, content. Below we present to you the scariest […]

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The Ten Greatest Horror Films Of All Time

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Guest post by Jamie Naqvi The Ghost Diaries is always in search of opinionated writers willing to definitively state the way things are. Few tasks could be harder for an inspired cineaste and horror fan than to narrow down the entire genre down to just 10 films, but writer/filmmaker Jamie Naqvi has done so. Without […]

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The 40 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made: Part Two

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It’s hard to explain why we love zombie movies so much. It’s more than the fear or the gore. It’s more than the camp or the B-movie nostalgia. There’s just something fundamentally exciting, almost poetic, about the idea of the undead chasing down living humans and eating them alive. And more importantly, there’s something both […]

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The 40 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made: Part One

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You asked for it and we’re delivering the goods. We’ve watched over 150 zombie movies in order to compile this list. We nearly lost our minds in the process. And yes, this includes many different types of zombies. Whether they’re infected with a virus, or turned undead by a voodoo curse or radioactive goo, as […]

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The 7 Scariest Commercials Ever Made

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Since the advent of television we have been bombarded with strange, disturbing and sometimes downright scary forms of video advertisements. The very concept of an advertisement is kind of creepy–a soulless outside entity trying to worm its way into your head and convince you to think a certain way and buy a certain product. So, […]