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All Time Best Fathers Day Horror Movies

It's that time of year again horror freaks, time to show dad you care by convincing him to watch some sick horror movies with you. If you're lucky, you have a dad who already has a list of sick movies he wants to spend his big day binging. He...

June 20th, 2020 |

Four Horror Film Cliches I Cant Stand

Clichés are, well… cliché. While there’s often a good reason behind including one cliché or another, they simply get overdone. This is especially true if the creative team is a bit lacking. Admittedly, given that hundreds of thousands of mo...

June 20th, 2020 |

15 Underrated Black Horror Movies

Everyone knows about Blaxploitation classics like Blacula, Blackenstein and Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde. But black horror movies have long been a staple of the horror genre and have contributed a unique culture, style and a creatively unique approach to man...

June 17th, 2020 |

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

A brief analysis of the Black community’s history and the resulting impact in horror film. “Black people have always loved horror - but horror has not always loved us.” A heartbreaking opening line. I would soon learn how unbelievably true i...

June 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

What We Lost: How CGI Hurt Horror

Movies from any given decade tend to have their own feel. There’s a difference between a 1990’s sci-fi flick like the 5th element and the Star Wars sequels that came out these past few years. The same’s true for horror films. Many of the mos...

June 07th, 2020 |

Faith and Terror: How Religion Impacts Horror Films

Faith is uplifting and reassuring, right? With God (or Gods), there’s often an afterlife. And if you’re a decent person, even if you meet your grizzly end on Earth, you can enjoy a wonderful afterlife. Page through the Bible and other religious t...

May 29th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Shudder JUNE 2020

A new month of Shudder releases is upon us again...This time for JUNE. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2...

May 24th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Prime JUNE 2020

A new month of Prime Video releases is upon us again...This time for JUNE. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Burnt Offerings (1976) A couple and t...

May 24th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Hulu JUNE 2020

A new month of Hulu releases is upon us again...This time for JUNE. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. XX (2017) This all-female horror anthology f...

May 24th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Netflix JUNE 2020

A new month of Netflix releases is upon us again...This time for JUNE. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. The Boy (2016) A nanny, working for a fam...

May 24th, 2020 |

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE

Welcome to F*ck, Scare, Kill, my brand new column! Once a month, I’ll be dissecting movies of the Teen Horror persuasion, which all follow a similar formula: teenagers scaring each other, having sex, and a kill-or-be killed mantra. Through in-depth...

May 22nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Examining The Invisible Man's Twisted Ending (Spoilers)

Science Fiction writers have an eerie way of predicting the future and portraying our worst tendencies. Take H.G. Wells The Invisible Man. In both the classic story and the 2020 The Invisible Man remake, the ability to turn invisible (and thus anony...

May 17th, 2020 |

The Top 5 Pandemic Horror Flicks You Need to Watch Right Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reshaped life in the United States and across the world. Many people are sitting at home, sometimes under orders from the government, sometimes in an effort to self-isolate. For better or worse, a lot of us h...

May 14th, 2020 |

The Horror of Motherhood: The Psychology Behind How Mothers Watch Horror Films

I was eight weeks pregnant when the week of Halloween arrived. My husband asked me what horror movies were on the docket, referring to the lineup of films I force him to watch with me from morning through night each Halloween. I avoided the question ...

May 09th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Prime MAY 2020

A new month of Amazon Prime releases is upon us again...This time for MAY. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Come To Daddy (2020) After receiving ...

May 03rd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Hulu MAY 2020

A new month of Hulu releases is upon us again...This time for MAY. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Friday the 13th Part III (1982) An idyllic su...

May 03rd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Shudder MAY 2020

A new month of Shudder releases is upon us again...This time for MAY. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Angst (1983) A killer is released from pri...

May 03rd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Netflix MAY 2020

A new month of Netflix releases is upon us again...This time for MAY. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Sinister (2012) Found footage helps a ...

May 03rd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Prime APRIL 2020

A new month of Prime Video releases is upon us again...This time for APRIL. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. The Turning (2020) A young gover...

April 13th, 2020 |

Interview with Scream Queen Felissa Rose

First making a name for herself as the shy Angela harboring heavy secrets in the cult classic Sleepaway Camp, Felissa Rose has gone on to become a horror icon. After chatting with Felissa, it’s easy to see why she’s universally beloved. We talked...

April 11th, 2020 |

CURSED FILMS Proves That Evil Lives Among Us

Shudder’s five-part documentary series Cursed Films was set to premiere at SXSW last month, but since all major events were canceled in the month of March, the release moved to digital on the Shudder app, and I was able to watch the first episode f...

April 06th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Shudder APRIL 2020

A new month of Shudder releases is upon us again...This time for APRIL. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Friday the 13th (1980) Camp counselo...

April 05th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Hulu APRIL 2020

A new month of Hulu releases is upon us again...This time for APRIL. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Let Me In (2010) A bullied young boy be...

March 30th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Netflix APRIL 2020

A new month of Netflix releases is upon us again...This time for APRIL. Whether its a gore-filled scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. The Girl With All The Gifts (2016) I...

March 30th, 2020 |

A Brief Look at Modern Queer Horror

Gay cinema has been around as long as film has existed, whether or not it was publicly recognized as such. Only in the last decade has gay marriage become legal, but it’s clear while watching films from the likes of gay filmmakers such as James Wha...

March 07th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Prime MARCH 2020

A new month of Amazon Prime releases is upon us again...This time for MARCH. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Pet Sematary (2019) Louis Cre...

March 03rd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Shudder MARCH 2020

A new month of Shudder releases is upon us again...This time for MARCH. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Satanic Panic (2019) A pizza deliv...

March 02nd, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Hulu MARCH 2020

A new month of Hulu releases is upon us again...This time for MARCH. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Night of the Living Dead (1968) A gro...

March 01st, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Netflix MARCH 2020

A new month of Netflix releases is upon us again...This time for MARCH. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) A...

March 01st, 2020 |

Top 10 Female Villains in Modern Horror

What makes a good horror movie? Well, there are a couple of important things: the story, acting, visuals and of course we can’t forget the bad guys. Horror as a category is so wide that it would take us forever to cover every evil mind so we decid...

February 29th, 2020 |

The Future of Horror: 9 Female Filmmakers Transforming the Genre

This February marks the 11th Annual Women in Horror Month, where the horror community comes together to recognize the women both in front of and behind the camera of our favorite horror flicks. Horror has always had strong roots in feminism (as explo...

February 12th, 2020 |

Top 10 Best Horror Movie Opening Scenes

There are many things we focus on when picking out a movie to watch. With horrors it is no different. Some search for a gory poster, some judge a film by watching a trailer or going through the director and cast in the film. Many of us wait to see th...

February 07th, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Prime FEBRUARY 2020

A new month of Amazon Prime releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019...

February 01st, 2020 |

Horror Movies Coming to Shudder FEBRUARY 2020

A new month of Shudder releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Whether its a Neo-thriller-scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. 3 From Hell (2019) Sequel to Ho...

February 01st, 2020 |

Interview with THIS IS OUR HOME Star Simone Policano

This Is Our Home was one of the best indie horror films of 2019. Simone Policano turned in a dynamic and unsettling performance as Reina, a woman who takes matters into her own hands when a child, who claims to be her unborn son, arrives at her doors...

January 26th, 2020 |

Shudder's CURSED FILMS Documentary Premiering at SXSW

There has long been speculation of the supernatural attaching themselves to horror movies. In certain cases, the cast and crew have been the victims of unforeseen and unusual tragedies, such as Brandon Lee dying in a freak accident during the filming...

January 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

Horror Movies Coming To Hulu JANUARY 2020

A new month of Hulu releases is upon us again...This time for JANUARY. Whether it’s a gory scarefest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Dracula 3000 (2004) n the year 3000, the deep s...

December 29th, 2019 |

Horror Movies Coming To Shudder JANUARY 2020

A new month of SHUDDER releases is upon us again...This time for January. Celebrate the new decade with some Gory-Scifi or a foreign mindbender. The Monster Squad (1987) Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein’s Monster, th...

December 28th, 2019 |

Horror Movies Coming To Prime Video JANUARY 2020

  A new month of Prime Video releases is upon us again...This time for JANUARY. Whether it’s a Gory scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Midsommar (2019) A ...

December 28th, 2019 |

Horror Movies Coming To Netflix JANUARY 2020

  A new month of Netflix releases is upon us again...This time for JANUARY. Whether it’s a Gory scare-fest or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure.     Siren (2016) ...

December 28th, 2019 |

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