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Chris Savage’s Best Horror Films of 2013
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 110 days ago.
As the year draws to a close we look back at the year in hand and what a year 2013 has been. There has pretty much never been a dull moment when it comes to the horror genre. We have had a slew of remakes, some stunning indie flicks and some iconic characters returning to [...]

Horror Spotlight: Next Wave’s Ti West
Posted by Shaun Huhn (CineNiche) | Posted 110 days ago.
Horror can be a visually audacious and experimental genre. It is the one type of film that you can truly say all bets are off. Unfortunately, for every great original concept there are a flood of cash-grabbing imitators released by distribution companies. – Ti West at CHIFF horror panel. Ti West has often said in [...]

Jason’s Best and Worst Films of 2013
Posted by Jason McDonald | Posted 111 days ago.
The Christmas season is over and as we look forward to the dawn of a new year, it’s time to look back at 2013 with a brief glimpse at the best and worst the year had to offer.  The following list is my own personal take on what the best and worst films of the [...]

Most Shared Horror News of 2013
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 111 days ago.
2013 was a very interesting year for horror and running a horror site is certainly never a dull moment. As many of you long time readers who have chosen to read this site from day 1 know I run this site for the love of the genre. Between my day job and my family myself [...]

The Walking Dead, Dexter Top ‘Most Pirated TV Shows List’
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 111 days ago.
The Walking Dead is not only one of the biggest shows on television it is also the third most pirated according to a report released by TorrentFreak. 3.6 million fans downloaded The Walking Dead in 2013 which is a staggering number. This makes The Walking Dead the third most pirated TV show of 2013 behind [...]

Top 10 Most Significant Horror Authors
Posted by MovieMaven | Posted 113 days ago.
Of course horror fans have hobbies that reach beyond watching the monsters created on film. Most of us also enjoy engrossing ourselves in those that attempt to grab us from the page. This week I have decided to list some of my favorite authors; those that have been such an influence on me over the [...]

Top 5 Creepy, Creepy Crawly Horror Movies
Posted by The_Wolfman | Posted 119 days ago.
Hi it’s me again your favourite new contributor Wolfman with another one of my series of bad animals in horror movies. This one concentrates on masses of nasty creepy crawly things in my Top 5… well ok Top 4 Creepy Crawly horror movies as one isn’t really a horror film but I feel warrants inclusion [...]

The 10 Best ‘Must See’ Horror Films of 2013
Posted by Flay Otters | Posted 119 days ago.
So trying to get this list down to ten films was tricky business. There doesn’t seem to be a consensus about whether you should include films not actually released in the year or wait until they actually hit distribution channels, theatres etc. I’m primarily talking here about films shown at festivals. If I did the [...]

8 Awesome Christmas Themed Short Horror Films You Must See!
Posted by Chris Savage | Posted 123 days ago.
I’m pretty sure you guys have seen every single Christmas-themed horror movie known to man, and lets be honest, you can only watch the same few over and over. So here I bring to you 8 Christmas horror shorts, that you may have seen before, if not, then please enjoy and have a safe Holiday. A [...]

Truly Terrifying Christmas Horror Movies
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 125 days ago.
Santa’s coming for some of you depending on your personal beliefs and so is the holiday season and that means its time for you to sit down and enjoy some holiday cheer and mayhem. Whether you celebrate the holiday or not you will still find pleasure hopefully in checking out these Christmas horror movies that [...]

21 Terrifying Horror Movies Featuring Isolated Environments
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 126 days ago.
A reader recently posed the question on our site asking what are the best closed environment horror movies around. It’s a loaded question since like all sub genres of horror there are literally thousands of films which makes it tricky to answer. But we are always up for a challenge! I have compiled 21 horror [...]

The 10 Best Friday The 13th Movie Deaths!
Posted by Stacy Buchanan | Posted 127 days ago.
Jason Vorhees has killed over 150 people within the span of a 12 movie franchise. That’s an average of over 10 kills per movie! Bravo, Vorhees, and Happy Friday the 13th. You deserve a top 10 list. It’s not easy to narrow down 150 distinctly unique kills to a measly 10. But I was more [...]

Top 10 Horror Movies To Watch on Friday the 13th
Posted by Stacy | Posted 127 days ago.
Happy Friday the 13th! It’s such a wonderful holiday for us die hard horror fans. Also, I love that the first thing people ask me on this glorious day is “Stacy, what should I watch tonight?” Besides the obvious, of course? Here, let me help. Vampires, serial killers, creatures, zombies… try to pick a little [...]

Top Ten Scary Christmas Horror Movies
Posted by DirtyGirl | Posted 128 days ago.
To most people Christmas is about spending time with friends and family, shopping for that perfect gift for a loved one, or perhaps making the perfect Christmas Dinner for special guests.  That all sounds like a lot of fun, but if you are a Horror fan it is also about sitting down to watch a few serial [...]

10 Australian Horror Films You Can’t Miss
Posted by Ben Hurry | Posted 134 days ago.
As an Australian, I am often disappointed to see great local films go unnoticed by a wider international community. Our local flora and fauna is unique and strange thanks to our isolation and our films – especially horror films are no exception to this rule. The bleak, empty and unforgiving backdrop of the Aussie Outback [...]

Top Ten Horror Movies Featuring Freaky Children
Posted by Dead Air | Posted 139 days ago.
When it comes to horror, writers go back to the old “evil in the shape of a child” motif time and time again. I know some people who hate it and I also know some people who love it. I am part of the latter group. I’ve always found things extra creepy when evil is [...]

Horror Spotlight: Next Wave’s Joe Swanberg
Posted by Shaun Huhn (CineNiche) | Posted 145 days ago.
Joe Swanberg’s filmmaking career began soon after he graduated from Southern Illinois University. In 2005 he debuted his first feature film Kissing On The Mouth at the SXSW film festival. In the same year Andrew Bujalski, a like-minded filmmaker, debuted his follow up feature Mutual Appreciation. Bujalski had already made a name for himself a [...]

You Voted: The Greatest Horror Genre Icons
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 146 days ago.
We recently asked our readers to vote on the greatest horror icons of all time. Our question was very open-ended and we did not specify director, actor, writer or other. We left it entirely up to you our readers to choose what came to mind when we asked ‘Great Horror Icons’ We received thousands of [...]

You Voted: The Best Horror Movies of 2013
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 146 days ago.
Lets be honest 2013 was not the best year for horror movies. That said it also was not the worse either! With this in mind it is time to reflect on the Best Horror Movies of 2013 We recently asked you our readers what you thought the best horror movies of 2013 were and we [...]

Top 10 Most Beautiful Women of Horror
Posted by JMH314 | Posted 146 days ago.
While Maven’s recent Top Ten Horror Hunks article was a big hit with the ladies of the site, I figured why not give the guys a treat and come up with some “Top Ten Horror Hotties”. There are definitely many roles to choose from and it wasnt easy. I actually recruited several HM members to give me [...]

5 Reasons the Horror Genre Will Never Die
Posted by PoppaScotch | Posted 147 days ago.
A large part of my time is often used to read reviews on horror films.  Most of the time I do this after I have already seen the film to add another person’s point of view to my post viewing experience.  It doesn’t often affect my view of the film and mainly I do it [...]

5 Best Horror Movies For Post Halloween Blues
Posted by PoppaScotch | Posted 153 days ago.
If you’re anything like me, you woke up on November 1st in a haze of alcohol induced partying, a horrible hangover, and the remnants of several people’s Halloween costumes strewn about your living room.  This is about the moment where you realize that the calendar is somberly reminding you that it’s the farthest possible day [...]

7 Things The Walking Dead Has Taught Me About Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 153 days ago.
Yes folks, it’s happened. One day you wake up and discover that one of your worst nightmares has officially come true, the dead is walking the earth. Now there’s a few ways to go about it, but I’ve compiled a list of what AMC’s The Walking Dead has taught us about surviving. Because, clearly, life [...]

Horror Spotlight: Next Wave’s Larry Fessenden
Posted by CineNiche | Posted 154 days ago.
In this multi-part series we will be investigating the next wave of horror. The directors, actors, and producers of the current independent horror movement have formed a collaborative community. While their subject matter changes from project to project, the push for realism and characterization propels these films into a new category of horror. They have [...]

Must Watch: Television Commercials Featuring Zombies
Posted by TheM | Posted 154 days ago.
It should come as no shock to you that I love zombies considering I blog on a site that is all about horror films and zombies. One of my favorite applications for zombies is in mainstream TV commercials and we have gathered up some real gems over the years to share with you. Although zombies [...]

13 Scariest Horror Villains
Posted by BlondeRobynGirl | Posted 156 days ago.
Horror villains are usually meant to be scary, and some of them are downright terrifying. Villains in horror movies have a way of making us cringe, jump, scream, and even have nightmares. Although most of us will probably not admit it, some horror villains can scare even the best horror fan. I wanted to put [...]