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5 Cult Horror Movies to Weird Up the Winter Holidays

Christmas has its own horror sub-genre at this point (got a fun list for ya right here all about it, in fact), but we wanted to look back at some of our most unusual and overlooked winter-holiday favourites that might not have made the cut last time. Read More >>

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I Kind of Thought The Blair Witch Project Was Real – This Is My Story

I believe your enjoyment of The Blair Witch Project is directly related to when you saw it. When the film opened in wide-release in July of 1999, it was beyond a massive success and yet, large chunks of that audience hated it. They wondered, “Why was this movie so hyped? Why did I just pay to see that? Who would be scared by this?” Read More >>

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Gizmodo UK’s Halloween Hub of Horrors 2018: Petrifying Pumpkins, Frightful Films and Creepy Costumes

It's almost Halloween! That means it's an excuse to dress up like something spooky, eat a load of sweets and go and annoy strangers by knocking on their door. Well, providing you're under the age of about 12 that is. For the rest of us, it's a chance to complain about how Americanised the UK has become... while secretly looking for an excuse to dress up like a stormtrooper. Read More >>

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LeBron James Could Be Responsible for the Resurrection of Jason Voorhees

The next time Jason Voorhees rises from the grave, it might be because of basketball superstar LeBron James. Read More >>

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Let’s Talk About the Ending of the New Halloween

The new Halloween was a big success this weekend, grossing an estimated $77.5 million over its first weekend. It’s the 11th film in the Halloween franchise, but only the second in the story it’s telling, and that story has an explosive ending that we’re excited to dissect now that the film is out. Read More >>

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John Krasinski Will Write the Quiet Place Sequel After All

You could almost say that John Krasinski couldn’t keep quiet about his ideas for a sequel. Read More >>

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Know Your Haunts: A Crash Course in Horror’s Most Confusingly Similar Ghostly Titles

Last week Netflix debuted a new series based on The Haunting of Hill House, the third adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s classic horror novel. That’s a lot of Hauntings—on top of certain other, confusingly similar titles like The House on Haunted Hill. Get your ghosts in order with our handy cheat sheet. Read More >>

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The True Identity of Suspiria’s Mysterious Lutz Ebersdorf Has Been Revealed

When Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria opens in cinemas, people will be talking a lot about the film’s many mysterious elements. One of them has already been put to bed, though, thanks to an article by the New York Times. Read More >>

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Phantasm’s Don Coscarelli on His New Memoir and What It Means to Be a Cult Director

Director Don Coscarelli—beloved by genre fans for directing films like Phantasm, The Beastmaster, and Bubba Ho-Tep—is now a memoirist, thanks to a brand-new book that looks back on a wild, colourful, four-decade career in Hollywood’s indie trenches. Read More >>

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Girls With Balls Is a Great Title for a Not-So-Great Movie

A women’s volleyball team gets hunted by a band of evil, woods-dwelling degenerates in Girls With Balls, a super-schlocky French ode to ‘80s horror that’s wildly uneven and a little offensive, but still has some scattered moments of awesome. Read More >>

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Open 24 Hours Gives the Stalker Horror Genre a Tense, Personal Spin

If you’ve seen one too many movies with Jason, Freddy, or Michael, may I suggest giving the Rain Ripper a shot? He’s the antagonist in the smart, tense film Open 24 Hours, which gives the classic stalker genre a personal touch. Read More >>

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Suspiria Is a Living, Breathing Work of Art

In Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria, one of the first things we see on screen is that the film is “six acts and an epilogue set in divided Berlin.” It’s an odd piece of information, but somehow perfectly sets the stage for what’s to come. You know there’s a specific structure. That knowledge helps you anticipate when things are about to happen. And yet, seeing it unfold is still shocking, mysterious, and engaging. Read More >>

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Legion’s Dan Stevens Faces a Nightmarish Cult in the First Apostle Trailer

What do you do when not facing mutant marvels and battling in wild mental planescapes in Legion? If you’re Dan Stevens, you apparently spend your time investigating old-timey cults that are proooooobably up to no good. Read More >>

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After The Nun, Here Are 5 More Horror Characters Who Deserve Spin-Off Movies

The Nun, a prequel delving into the antagonist first introduced in The Conjuring 2, is scaring audiences in cinemas now—just the latest project spawned by the spooky franchise (lest we forget, a third Annabelle movie is now in the works). Now that horror spinoffs are all the rage, we have a few suggestions beyond the Conjuring films for Hollywood to consider. Read More >>