The Japanese call it pok-kuri. Filipinos call it bangungot or batibat. For the Hmong people of Vietnam and Laos, it is the tsob tsuang. Taiwanese men, some of whom wear lipstick to bed in order to deceive nocturnal ghosts, claim it is the phi am or ‘widow ghost’, a malevolent spirit who, much like Freddy Krueger, steals away the souls of young men in their sleep. All these names refer to the same thing: Nightmare Death Syndrome.
List of the greatest horror films ever made by filmmaker and film critic Jamie Naqvi.
In ancient times, it was believed that chosen prophets could communicate with spirits of the dead by means of ventriloquism. By producing sounds with the stomach (rather than by mouth), these prophets would utter words without moving their lips, and onlookers believed the sounds came from the spirits in the prophets’ stomachs. Hence the name "ventriloquist", which literally means "belly speaker" in Latin.
Review of summer blockbuster World War Z, which is really more about preparing us for martial law than it is zombies.
Movie Review of George E. Romero's Classic Vampire Film
Review of the found footage horror anthology that may just tap right into the zeitgeist of the surveillance age.
There's something both haunting and mesmerizing about the prospect of the 7 billion member human race consuming itself because of a virus or supernatural hex. Behold: the top zombie movies of all time!
The premise in the Purge is a pretty original one that allows for a million original plots to arise, so it’s a shame that the plot the filmmakers settled for was a standard home invasion one.
The Ghost Diaries' own paranormal 'expert' dishes out personal thoughts and confessions stemming from a lifetime of dealing with sentient spirits and disrespectful 'ghost hunters'.
The best zombie movies of all time.
George C. Scott stars in this underrated horror masterpiece that inspired Poltergeist, The Sixth Sense, and Insidious.
Synchronicity, predictive programming, and some of the creepiest coincidences in history.
This article explores a variety of eerie stories in which children seem to be able to recall past lives with uncanny detail.
Fringe conspiracists believe there could be extraterrestrials or even demons living among us in disguise.
The 2012 horror movie The Citadel has an expertly handled first half that manipulates the audience to watch them squirm and scream.
This article discusses theoretical concepts of timeslips, multiverse jumps and dimensional shifts.
Review of the new Evil Dead remake.
New evidence supports the possibility that our entire universe is a computer simulation. Down the rabbit hole we go...