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Mini Monsters Will Always Be More Terrifying Than Titans


We’re looking out for the little guys in this tribute to ‘Gremlins,’ ‘Critters,’ and other movies with tiny terrors.

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The Oscars’ Bias Against Horror Should Scare Us


Because there’s nothing scarier than systemic bias.

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Earnestness and Irony: The Double-Minded Cinema of ‘Carrie’


New Hollywood. I might have known it would be New Hollywood.


The Genuinely Horrifying Horror Comedy of ‘Slither’


James Gunn’s directorial debut is as repulsive as it is underrated.


Double Take: They Got ‘Constantine’ Right The First Time

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For its 16th anniversary, here’s our re-appraisal of the DC comic book movie.

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How They Shot the Head Explosion Scene in ‘Scanners’


“If ever you want to blow up a head, I advise using kosher salt. But don’t do this at home.” – special effects artist Gary Zeller.

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The Ending of John Carpenter’s ‘In The Mouth of Madness’ Explained


Look, when you inadvertently play a part in freeing a Lovecraftian nightmare…you have to laugh!

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‘Return to Oz’ is Nightmare Fuel, But That’s Kind of the Point


Disney’s sequel to ‘The Wizard of Oz’ traumatized a lot of children. But that’s exactly what makes it such a remarkable adaptation.

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‘Psycho Goreman’ is Funny, Bloody, and the Heckin’ Best


Love her or hate her, there’s no forgetting badass Mimi.