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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

4 Reasons Horror Has the Best Directors in Hollywood
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 6 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 26 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 33 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 43 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 [...]

5 Things Horror Movies Taught Us about Witchcraft
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 47 days ago.
In just a few weeks, we’ll reach the Spring Equinox. You’re probably wondering why you should care. Most people don’t. Maybe you’ll see a quick blurb on a news site about the topic, but otherwise, an equinox tends to concern only astronomers and hippy-dippy New Age people who celebrate chakras and life energy. Oh, and [...]

8 Badass Female Characters in Horror Films
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 68 days ago.
February is Women in Horror Month.   In honor of this momentous occasion, here are eight horror movie characters who prove being a girl doesn’t mean you’re not ready for war, even if said combat involves a maniac serial killer, an army of aliens, or a horde of zombies.   As a female badass, you just get [...]

10 Horror Movie Diseases That Will Kill You Dead!
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 75 days ago.
Somewhere between the Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard, there’s a current plague going around. No, it’s not the one you’ve been waiting for, so put your Daryl Dixon-loving crossbow back on the shelf. It’s just the common flu. Perhaps you or someone you know is suffering from the aforementioned pestilence. If so, then it’s a [...]


7 Horror Movie Couples that Make You Grateful to Be Single
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 83 days ago.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, your unlucky-in-love status might be on your mind lately. But don’t feel too bad if you’re on your own this February 14th. It could always be worse. You could be in some messy romantic entanglement like one of the seven couples below. Sure, you don’t have an evening [...]

6 Iconic Horror Characters with Almost No Screen Time
Posted by Gwendolyn Kiste | Posted 88 days ago.
As a horror fan, you may sometimes feel like you’re spending more time with simpering victims instead of unflappable villains. And you’re probably right. Filmmakers like to deceive viewers with a litany of lead-up scares but no actual reveal. Other times, we hear swathes of back story about certain diabolical characters before they’re introduced, which [...]

13 NetFlix Instant Horror Movies To Watch While You Still Can [ USA ]
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 109 days ago.
Earlier we posted a list of 47 new horror titles that have just arrived on NETFLIX instant and it got many of our readers thinking about whether the service was starting to offer more for horror fans. I for one have always been a fan of Netflix because what else am I going to use? [...]

The Best Horror Movies of 2013 You Probably Did Not See!
Posted by Christopher Horton | Posted 112 days ago.
Well, last year is history. Was it good for you? It was great for me. There were some great major releases last year ( Insidious Chapter 2, Evil Dead, The Conjuring).  But there were also quite a few indie releases that were worth checking out. The indie flicks: bastard sons of the blockbuster. You often [...]

Top 10 Buzz Worthy Horror Films of 2013
Posted by The Cryptkeeper | Posted 113 days ago.
Now that I look back at 2013 and all the movies that came out, I realize that I actually enjoyed last year’s horror way more than I did in 2012.  We saw a few remakes, some sequels, and even a few good original movies. I know a lot of people won’t agree with some films on [...]

Top Ten Scary Christmas Horror Movies
Posted by DirtyGirl | Posted 132 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 139 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 144 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 [...]

Top 10 Most Beautiful Women of Horror
Posted by JMH314 | Posted 151 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 151 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 157 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 157 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 [...]

Must Watch: Television Commercials Featuring Zombies
Posted by TheM | Posted 159 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 160 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 [...]

7 Movie Characters You Want on Your Side During & Zombie Apocalypse
Posted by Suspiria_89 | Posted 160 days ago.
The day is finally among us.The day that all horror fans dream of. Yes, I’m talking about Z-Poc. The day where almost all of Earths population is turned into ravenous brain munching zombies who want nothing more than to turn your internal organs into lunch.Ok, it’s too good to be true. Z-poc isn’t among us.(Yet) [...]

5 Unexpectedly Great Horror Movies
Posted by PoppaScotch | Posted 161 days ago.
When we hear about a new horror film coming down the pipeline, there are a lot of factors that come into play that fuel our expectations. Casting, crew selection, synopses, and on set photos all add layers to the expectations that we have before a film is released. Some films never live up to the [...]

5 Vacation Spots You Should Avoid
Posted by Suspiria_89 | Posted 162 days ago.
It’s been a long hard day. First you had to wake up at the crack of dawn to head out to your shitty job just so you could make enough money to be broke, then after work you go home to your apartment where you find out that your girlfriend has broken up with and [...]

7 Iconic Horror Movie Weapons
Posted by Jeremy Turner | Posted 165 days ago.
In the realm of the horror film, if the villain doesn’t have massive claws and teeth, then they’re going to need some serious hardware to do their killing. This is a list of some of the most memorable killing implements in horror movie history. Michael Myers – Kitchen Knife Let’s get the obvious entries out [...]

Under the Radar: 4 Horror Films I Really Dont Like
Posted by Christopher Horton | Posted 167 days ago.
You probably read this article title, and wondered: “What the hell is he getting at?” No, I haven’t recently been abducted by aliens. I also didn’t have a stroke while writing this article. I did, however, notice that in most of my “Under the Radar” articles, I write about films that I absolutely love. I [...]