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Top 10 Horror

Top 10 Horror is our ongoing series where we look at the Top films within the genre. For example, 10 Best Horror Films of 2011, 10 Best Movies Featuring Zombies, 10 Greatest Kills, etc. This on going series is written by the entire writing team at HorrorMovies.ca

Top Ten Movies to Watch This Fall
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 4 days ago.
The fall season is almost upon us, and there is no better time of year to go on a horror movie watching marathon than when the leaves are toppling from trees and the air turns crisp and bitter. But not just any film will do. While Friday the 13th and Sleepaway Camp are ideal for [...]

Top 5 Horror Directors Who Have Gone Mainstream
Posted by Stephanie Joyce | Posted 18 days ago.
Who would of thought film-makers that made you double-check under your bed and your closet before you went to sleep at night would become the mainstream blockbuster power-houses that they are today. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite (or at least mine) cult-classic horror films as we trace back the roots of [...]

Top 7 Horror Movie Weapons: Mass Destruction
Posted by Stephanie Joyce | Posted 25 days ago.
You had a bad day. Everyone has them. But what do you do when a dark and dreary evil unleashes some demonic force (as most dark and dreary evils do) and you are surrounded by hellish beings whose sole-existence is bent on your destruction? No, you can’t reach for your favorite blanket or comfort food… [...]

Pain is Temporary, Film is Forever: 6 Badass Horror Documentaries
Posted by Jared | Posted 29 days ago.
There are a ton of horror movie documentaries out there, and a ton of good ones at that. As a filmmaker, the cream of the crop horror documentaries are ones of the “making of” variety, ones that show the filmmaking process and just how painstaking  yet rewarding making a movie can be. Some of these [...]

7 Most Terrifying Horror Films Of All Time
Posted by PoppaScotch | Posted 44 days ago.
Us horror goons are a sick group of people.  We watch films that most of society disregards because they contain scenes of rampant sex and violence that we find entertaining.  Movies that leave the masses scared to death on Halloween are our Tuesday night time-wasters. We like to think we’ve seen it all when it [...]

Ten Coolest Pets in Horror Movies
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 44 days ago.
Scary films and cuddly animals don’t seem like an obvious match. Over the years, however, genre fans have met countless adorable pets. Some have been good. Some have been bad. Some have been good but then turned bad. But all of them deserve a special place in our gore-loving hearts. So in honor of Fluffy and [...]

5 Things I Hate About Horror Movies
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 79 days ago.
I love the horror genre and its something I have devoted almost 10 years of my life to as a blogger. I have had the pleasure of interviewing and meeting some of my genre heroes like Bruce Campbell but more importantly I have developed some great friendships along the way with fellow bloggers like Jamie [...]


5 Disturbing Fathers Day Horror Movies
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 93 days ago.
Its fathers day so happy fathers day to all you readers who are dads. My son yesterday decided for my fathers day gift to go and grab an IRON and plug it into the wall while his mother was not looking… and then grab it. So needless to say my Fathers Day is an interesting [...]

Top Ten Underrated Episodes of The Twilight Zone
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 95 days ago.
This month marks the 50th anniversary since the end of The Twilight Zone’s fifth and final season (“The Bewitchin’ Pool”, the last new episode, aired on June 19th, 1964, though the series remained in reruns throughout that summer). So how to celebrate this lamentable occasion? A roundup of favorite titles like “The Howling Man”, “The [...]

15 Hilarious Indie Horror Films Every Fan Should See
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 107 days ago.
I love horror comedies. I like em gorey, I like em cheesy and yeah I also like em with some great 80′s production values. That said I wanted to share films that are funny, gorey and abso-friggin-lutely hilarious. Admittedly all tastes differ but if you like b-movies, like gore, and like REASONABLE production values I [...]

The Ten Best Horror Films of 2009
Posted by PoppaScotch | Posted 107 days ago.
Was it just me, or did 2009 go by quicker than a teenager staying at Chrystal Lake (GET IT!?!?!).  Also, it’s in my contract that along with every other website in the world, I have compiled my top 10 horror movies of 2009.  Now I want to remind you all again that just like last [...]

Top Ten Bad (But Oh so Good) Horror Films
Posted by MovieMaven | Posted 108 days ago.
I spend a lot of time compiling lists of achievements in horror films. But then who doesn’t like to focus on the good? We love to talk about all those films that made a difference.  We give accolades and celebrate those icons of horror that prove this is a genre worthy of respect.  This week [...]

Top Ten Horror Movie Sidekicks
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 109 days ago.
Oh, horror sidekicks: the true unsung heroes and heroines of the genre. Sometimes, they hang around just to play best friend to the protagonist, offering moral support and possibly supplying an extra tally mark to the final body count. Other times, these bastions of storytelling stop by to wreak havoc as they serve the side [...]

The Ten Best Horror Movie Anthologies of All Time
Posted by MovieMaven | Posted 120 days ago.
This week I had planned to do the final installment of my three-part series on Top Ten Body Part Traumas but I decided instead to switch it up a bit and bring you this fun list instead. One of my beloved past times has always been to catch a little taste of terror on the [...]

Must See Horror Films of the 1970s — Part Two
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 121 days ago.
As promised last week, here is Part Two of the Must See Horror Movies of the 1970s.  The competition for the final few spots was fierce, and yes, I did exclude a number of highly respected horror films (sorry, Deep Red and Deathdream fans).  If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part One, [...]

Must See Horror Films of the 1970s — Part One
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 129 days ago.
Like any successful horror movie, some articles get sequels. And same as those horror follow-ups, these articles should be done for the fans, not just the creator’s joy. As a continuation of my Best Horror Movies of the 1980s list, I hope this article will be as fun for you as it is for me. [...]

4 Reasons Horror Has the Best Directors in Hollywood
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 152 days ago.
Horror gets a bad rap.  As a fan of the genre, you probably already realize this.  Non-aficionados throw out wild accusations like “It doesn’t take any talent to make a horror movie.  Anyone can do it!” or “All you care about in a movie is blood and boobs”.  Okay, for some of us, that last [...]

10 Terrible Horror Movies With Great Titles
Posted by Chris Egan | Posted 172 days ago.
Movie titles are one of the most important parts of the entire process of film-making from inception, to the marketing and finally the release. It gives us insight to what the film will be about. In many cases it may even incite or deter us to/from seeing a particular movie. There are many instances of [...]

The Best Horror Movie Monsters that Used No CGI — Part 1
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 179 days ago.
Since Universal Horror ruled the marquee, movie monsters have entertained us with their madcap, bloodthirsty antics. But these villains are not created equal. A skilled makeup artist understands that each design hinges on how the monster will elicit fear. Zombies, for example, are scary precisely because they’re made in our image, albeit a ravenous, reanimated [...]

Top Ten Women of Hammer Films
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 188 days ago.
Ah, Hammer Film Productions. Any truly devoted horror fan thinks of those beautifully lavish studio sets and smiles. Alright, very few of you readers remember the sets quite so well as the buxom beauties that pranced across them, in glorious Technicolor no less. To say films don’t make ‘em like they used to doesn’t even [...]