Why are there so few horror movies coming out in October?
That’s a question we asked last year after noticing Carrie was the only horror movie set to hit movie theaters in a Halloween-loving month that used to be swamped by scary movies. It just seemed strange that no one was taking advantage of that dearth of horror movies by releasing something – anything – in… Continue reading Is April the New Month for Horror Movies?
Oculus is a fine film and easily one of the best horror movies you’ll see in 2014 (read our review). The story is small but clever, the characters simple but likable, and the scares frequent but effective. Like most modern horror movies, it often relies on jump scares. You what those are, right? Moments where a character, an animal or an object suddenly enters the… Continue reading The 10 Greatest Jump Scares in Horror History
Welcome to The Last Horror Blog, a biweekly column on all things horror.
It’s the nature of the movie business – ideas get tossed out there, studios and creative types get interested, and then a series of insurmountable hurdles arise and projects never come to fruition. This phenomenon occurs in every genre, but it seems horror movies face an even rougher road from idea to… Continue reading The Greatest Horror Movies We'll Probably Never See
The cast that plays together, stays together.
That seems to be the case with American Horror Story: Coven, the third season in Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series on FX and the subject of a panel during the final night of this year’s PaleyFest. Though we won’t get another season of Coven witches, Murphy unveiled new details about the freaky next season, while the cast — including Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, and Angela Bassett — revealed… Continue reading ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ at PaleyFest: Next season scoop, wild audience interactions, and more