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Wrap Up Your Halloween by Reading This Twitter Bot’s Weird Reddit-Generated Horror Stories

This year’s Tuesday-night Halloween meant that most of the nation’s serial killers, monsters and various stabby creatures had to turn in early for a bright and early hump day. But in lieu of being chased around by a low-budget demon, it’s not too late to wrap up your night by dimming the lights and reading some tales from a machine designed to creep you out. Read More >>

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The Giz UK Halloween Hub of Horrors 2017: Scary Films, Crap Costumes, Creepy Carvings and More

Isn't it scary how quickly another Halloween has come a-knocking? Fear not, we must savour this spooky day in the face of the nation going down Christmas hill once the All Hallows' Eve hangovers have evaporated. Read More >>

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10 Obscure Cult Horror Movies Everyone Should Watch (and Re-Watch)

You’ve seen the horror heavy-hitters, like Halloween, The Shining, and The Exorcist. You’ve also seen the most-beloved cult horror flicks, like Evil Dead 2 and Re-Animator. Now, peel away one more layer and unearth some obscure horror gems that are primed to infect your nightmares with fresh terrors. Read More >>

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Icelandic Horror Trailer I Remember You Hints at Dark Secrets and Malevolent Spirits

Nordic horror is a particularly chilling subset of the genre—for obvious reasons (duh, it’s cold there), but also because filmmakers from that region tend to construct films blending slow-burn dread with sudden moments of otherworldly terror. I Remember You looks very much in that vein. Read More >>

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All-Time Masterpiece RPG Call of Cthulhu Will Never Die

Lovecraftian horror is something I only really discovered earlier this year. Sure, I’d seen the superhero episodes of South Park, where Cartman teams up with a My Neighbor Totoro-style Cthulhu, but it wasn’t until recently that I started diving into the stories and mythos—as well as the legacy they left behind. One of my favorite ways the now-public domain sub-genre has continued to this day is the Lovecraftian roleplaying game. Read More >>

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Legendary Horror Manga Writer Junji Ito’s Most Chilling Works Will Become an Anime Anthology

If you’re familiar with Japanese horror, you’ve probably heard about the work of Junji Ito—the author behind viral horror stories like The Enigma of Amigara Fault and Uzumaki. Now, some of his most famous spooky tales are being adapted into a new anime anthology show. Read More >>

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Reminder: ‘The Shining’ Will Always Be The Best Stephen King Movie Adaptation, Ever

IT is out this week, and early reviews say it is pretty darn great. Misery was brilliant, and propelled Kathy Bates to horror icon status. Pet Semetary was chilling, especially for its time, and reinforced just what a terror children can be. Read More >>

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Scaring Us Silly: How VR is Making Horror More Realistic Than Ever

Games developers and film-makers have been creating spine-chilling experiences within the horror genre for decades. Combining haunting soundtracks, shadowy threats, elements of surprise, otherworldly aliens, unsteady found-footage camerawork, grotesque imagery and so much more to scare us silly on big and small screens alike. Read More >>

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The Best Christmas Horror Movies: Rare Exports, The Children and More

Thanks to modern advertising and social media campaigns, it feels like the Christmas season starts earlier every year. By the time December rolls around there have already been weeks of goodwill and cheer, tinsel, wrapping, sugar and sweetness artificially shoved into our eyeballs and earholes and down our throats. Read More >>

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Why Stephen King Wants Adults To Remember How They Thought As Kids

Stephen King’s dark imagination as an adult always makes people wonder what the hell happened to him as a kid. But King didn’t have that unusual of a childhood. He’s more interested in everyone else’s curiosity about how he grew up and their assumption that something horrific must have happened for him to write about such dark things. Read More >>

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Watch the History of Horror Films in This Ten Minute Supercut

Horror films occupy a long and enthralling place in cinematic history, and Diego Carrera has put together an excellent video showcasing the films that have scared us for over 120 years. Read More >>

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Biologist: We’re Completely Unprepared to Handle a Zombie Outbreak

A zombie virus may not be at the top of your list of likely apocalypses, but I think we can all agree that it would suck to get caught unprepared. Unfortunately, we are. As proven by countless movies, TV shows, and novels, society is woefully unready to deal with an infectious, flesh-eating horde. Read More >>

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The Best Creepypasta Stories to Give You Nightmares Forever

This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this. Read More >>

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The Films You Should Watch This Halloween (and the Streaming Services on Which to Watch Them)

We’re big fans of horror films here at Giz UK, so much so we basically have a compilation of George A. Romero's greatest hits on in the office at all times. The accounts department think we’re slightly deranged. Read More >>

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There’s a Horror Novel Lurking in These Ikea-Style Photos

For the DIY-challenged among us, Ikea catalogues are already terrifying enough in their own right. For everybody else, there's Horrorstör—a traditional haunted house story dressed up in trendy, Scandinavian flat-pack furniture. Read More >>