Horror Movie Culture

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror BLOOD RAGE

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. Every November, lovers of the horror genre come together to bitch about the lack of Thanksgiving-themed horror movies. The holiday seems like the perfect setting: familial issues, holiday stress, and ...

November 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 07 - GHOST IN BARBERS

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

November 21st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 06 - THE STRANGE HOUSE

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

November 09th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 05 - GHOST HOSPITAL

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

October 24th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

Halloween is Canceled: Hilarious Horror Short Film

A lot of neighborhood streets are going to be quiet this Halloween. Thanks COVID!  The streets of Haddonfield are going to be especially quiet. No trick-or-treaters, no Michael Myers. Hell, we don't even get to watch the new Halloween Ki...

October 22nd, 2020 |

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 04 - FRIGHTENING EMBROIDERY SHOES

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

October 15th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror HALLOWEEN

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. It didn’t take me long to get here, did it? A few short months into my column and I’m already at the best teen horror movie ever made. The often-imitated, never duplicated, incredibly successful i...

October 13th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 03 - LOVE MOTEL

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

October 05th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

All 22 Amityville Movies Reviewed

Did you know there are TWENTY TWO movies about the Amityville house? The Amityville Horror from 1979 kicked off the craze that was likely fueled by The Exorcist which came out 6 years prior. People just couldn't get enough of religious supern...

September 26th, 2020 |

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 02 - HAUNTED GRADUATION PHOTO

Welcome back to our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained, where we explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them by the Chines...

September 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

Chinese Horror Explained Ep 01 - MARIONETTE TEACHER

Welcome our series on Chinese Horror Movies Explained. In this series I am going to explore the wacky, silly and crazy world of C-Horror movies and explain to you how the filmmakers get around the strict regulations and censorship imposed upon them b...

September 17th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror URBAN LEGEND

A Monthly Column Dissecting Teen Horror Favorites The nineties often get overlooked, earning a reputation for a decade of bad horror movies, but it was a time when teen horror truly reigned. After Scream’s massive success appealing to the masses...

September 11th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Where Are The Good Chinese Horrors?

Latex mask face reveals. Mental Illness. Fake medication. These are some of the most common techniques used by Chinese filmmakers to produce horror films that fall in line with Government censors. In 2019 China had the world’s second biggest box...

September 08th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre:

The Best Portrayals of Satan in Horror

At least in Judeo-Christian societies, there might not be a bigger bad than Satan himself. According to Christianity, and to a bit lesser extent, Judaism, Satan is more-or-less the arch nemesis of God. Islam too features a Satan-like figure in Iblis....

July 28th, 2020 |

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror THE CRAFT

A Monthly Column Dissecting Teen Horror Favorites Andrew Fleming’s quintessential nineties witchcraft film The Craft remains one of the most iconic horror movies ever made, despite its low death count. Ahead of its time for addressing real issue...

July 07th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Six Cliche Horror Movie Victims

In my last article, I talked about common horror film clichés and how they can ruin the movie experience. This time around, I’d like to take a look at some common horror film victims. Sometimes, these victims are cliché and they can ruin or weake...

June 30th, 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 |

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 |

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: , , ,

The Slashstreet Boys Is Your Halloween Viral Video

Just in case anything else hasn’t yet carved a smile in your pumpkin this festive season, we present The Merkins, with their new hit “I’ll Kill You That Way,” by the ‘Slashstreet Boys.’ The Merkins are apparently producers, their name bei...

October 30th, 2018 | ,

The Howl – October 26 – Washington D.C. Needs An Exorcist Because Of All The Ghost Sex

Welcome, ghoulies and goblins, to another edition of AllHorror’s own Transylvania tabloid “The Howl”! Every Friday, the AllHorror Howl explores news of the horrifying, the shocking, and the intriguingly weird in and around horror culture. ...

October 26th, 2018 | ,

Horror Parody Commercials

Look out, it’s Halloween week and we’ve got another batch of horror-themed commercials. Last time we started this trend with Halloween candy commercials. It fits the season with trick-r-treat coming up. This time, we figure you horror frea...

October 23rd, 2018 | ,

Dr. Terror's House of Confusion

Here at the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen, our research zombie team attempts to track down the ultimate truth of the origins behind every horror movie - a Sisyphean task made no easier by the wonder that is British film culture. There were t...

October 21st, 2018 | ,

The Poster For 1932's The Mummy Is Auctioning For $1 Million

For an 86 year old, The Mummy is looking pretty good. So good, in fact, that an original poster for the movie is set to go up for auction at Sotheby’s, to the tune of between $1 million to $1.5 million. The last time it traded hands, again at auct...

October 15th, 2018 | ,

Fredheads: Because Too Much Freddy Krueger Is Never Enough

Welcome to prime time, Nightmare On Elm Street fans! You’re getting your very own documentary now. Just as Star Trek fandom eventually forced the documentary Trekkies, Dream Warriors get to take the spotlight as they cosplay at conventions and rega...

October 13th, 2018 | ,

Bite-Size Horror - Halloween Candy Commercials

Is it ever too early for Halloween candy commercials? Not when you consider that we’re looking forward to two months of Christmas commercials being crammed down our throats. From time to time, candy companies outdo themselves with TV commerc...

October 06th, 2018 | ,

The Howl – October 5 – Does The Shining Prove Nicholas Cage Faked The Great Pumpkin?

Greetings, ghoulies and goblins, and welcome to our continued Transylvania tabloid “The Howl”! Every Friday, the AllHorror Howl gives you a roundup of items of interest to you fear fans. Our former feature in this spot, the weekend entertainment ...

October 05th, 2018 | ,

Signature Scenes: The Bat Scene From The Shining

Along with everything else The Shining (1980) is outstanding at, it’s also one of the best illustrations of domestic violence ever filmed. Concurrent with our review, we’re just going to blather some more about this movie until you’re all Shini...

October 01st, 2018 | ,

The Howl – September 28 – Police Arrest The House That Dripped Blood!

Greetings, ghoulies and goblins, and welcome to our continued Transylvania tabloid “The Howl”! Every Friday, the AllHorror Howl gives you a roundup of items of interest to you fear fans. Our former feature in this spot, the weekend entertainment ...

September 28th, 2018 | ,

Signature Scenes: Supercut of Psycho Shower Parodies

Lather, rinse, repeat... and DIE! The iconic shower attack in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece of horror Psycho has become so famous, it’s one of the most referenced and parodied scenes in all cinema. In fact it’s so coveted that some direct...

September 27th, 2018 | ,

Update: Jason Statue Still In Lake, Missing His Friends

D’oh! The Fake News gremlins got us again! So a while back we snagged the story about Jason Voorhees’ statue threatened with removal from Lake Pleasant, Arizona, by fun-police rangers. Well it now turns out that the original story was a bi...

September 27th, 2018 | ,

Music Corner: Sing Along With Freddy Krueger

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) launched the franchise that as good as defined 1980s horror, while also being concurrent with the MTV generation. By the late ‘80s, music videos had blended with film until there was hardly a line to separate them (...

September 25th, 2018 | ,

What Are They Doing With Horror Mashups These Days?

YouTube Poop is what they called mashups, remixes, and Newgrounds-style animation collages back in the frontier days of the 2000s, and then they moved off the radar. But every now and then one creative critter in the bowels of YouTube calls ou...

September 24th, 2018 | ,

Witches Curse Commercialization

Grab your popcorn: Those who would call themselves real-life witches are fit to be tied over the commercialization of their craft and lifestyle. The story, as best we can gather, is that a company put out a product called the “starter witch kit,”...

September 23rd, 2018 | ,

The Howl – September 21 – Is Kim Kardashian Secretly Countess Bathory?

Greetings, ghoulies and goblins, and welcome to our continued Transylvania tabloid “The Howl”! Every Friday, the AllHorror Howl gives you a roundup of items of interest to you fear fans. Our former feature in this spot, the weekend entertainment ...

September 21st, 2018 | ,

Horror-Themed Pinball Games

In these wired-up, high-tech days of the 21st century, pinball games are an antiquated hobby, throwing way back to the 1800s at least! Nevertheless, pinball games were still a popular diversion well into the 1980s alongside coin-op video games. You c...

September 19th, 2018 | ,

Jason Statue To Be Evicted From Lake

?UPDATE?: No no no, this is all wrong, check the update here. This source was all wrong and now everything's caddywumpus! Before anybody panics, no no wait don’t form a mob yet! Put the pitchforks down! Lemme explain: The original Jas...

September 18th, 2018 | ,

Music Corner: “Venus In Furs” by The Velvet Underground

We’re revisiting Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem in anticipation of his upcoming film. In that review, we have to zoom in on the song “Venus In Furs,” used in the movie’s soundtrack, because there’s just too much of a nexus of cool layers...

September 06th, 2018 | ,

Check Out TromaMovies' Exorsisters

While we were plowing through hysterical Exorcist rip-offs of the 1970s, we had one last nugget that wouldn’t fit into the rest of the narrative: Exorcist parodies. Well, truly, we ran out of room Not everybody may be aware that the legendar...

September 05th, 2018 | ,

Music Corner: The Waterphone

What, you might ask, is a “waterphone”? Is it something you use to talk to mermaids? No, actually, it’s a musical instrument, and though you’ve probably never heard of it, its sound will be instantly recognizable to you if you’re a horror m...

September 03rd, 2018 | ,

Cinemassacre Remembers TNT's MonsterVision

Cinemassacre, the movie-critic side of the Angry Video Game Nerd, lovingly reminisces about TNT’s MonsterVision. He captures eloquently the spirit of being a movie geek back in the ‘90s. Yes, kids, staying up late to feed videos into the VCR was ...

August 28th, 2018 | ,

Music Corner - Monster Mash (1962 novelty song)

Normally here at the Satellite of Love, we only blog about music used in horror movies. Buuuut, this is a special occasion. Next Friday, August 30th, is Frankenstein Day, by way of being author Mary Shelley’s birthday. And her novel, Frankenstein; ...

August 27th, 2018 | ,

A Supercut of Exorcist Head-Spin Parodies

The Exorcist is beyond a doubt one of the most famous horror movies ever made, widely considered to be one of the masterpieces of the horror genre. Even the Present Author’s recent review couldn’t find that much fault with it. It set the standard...

August 12th, 2018 | ,

Vincent Price's Sales Training Video for Sears, Roebuck and Co. Fine Art Collection

Vincent Price should be a man who needs no introduction on AllHorror.com. You’ve seen him as everything from the Abominable Dr. Phibes to the Witchfinder General, but have you seen his cultured side? It came out in conjunction one time with the sof...

August 02nd, 2018 | ,

Music Corner - Black Sabbath (1963)

“Do YOU believe in ghosts?” So begins the trailer for the cheerfully spooky 1963 anthology film Black Sabbath, which is best known today as the inspiration for the band of the same name. The band was originally called Earth, but coming out of a c...

July 28th, 2018 | ,

Music Corner - Death Proof (2007) Lap Dance Scene

Great taste in soundtrack music is one of director Quentin Tarantino’s signature traits, and Death Proof (2007) continues the tradition. When you’re done re-playing the video and drooling over Vanessa Ferlito’s sexy gyrations, come back here. ...

July 23rd, 2018 | ,

The Real Life Winchester Mystery House

The movie Winchester (2018) is about a firearm company heiress who fears the ghosts of all the people killed by the gun that made her fortune, so she consults psychics and begins building a vast house to appease the spirits. What many people don'...

July 12th, 2018 | ,

Horrific My Little Pony Fan Fiction

Here at the Satellite of Love, we denizens of AllHorror.com dig deep to find you those undiscovered corners of horror fiction culture that the other horror blogs miss. And when we say “deep,” we mean “too deep,” in a way which tends to awaken...

July 08th, 2018 | ,

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