Scream Queens' Jamie Lee Curtis Pays Tribute to Mother Janet Leigh and Psycho

While actress Jamie Lee Curtis independently became a “scream queen” through her role as Laurie Strode in the Halloween franchise, she also comes by her title through heredity. In 1960, Curtis’ mother Janet Leigh delivered one of the most iconic onscreen shrieks of all time as Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

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Secrets, Lesbians & Bloodshed: A Scream Queens Slumber Party

“There are two things that always happen at a slumber party,” announces Kappa’s new co-president Zayday Williams (Keke Palmer). “Someone experiments with lesbianism and secrets are revealed.” What she forgets to add is that in the twisted universe of Scream Queens, someone (or multiple someones) will definitely get…

Kimberly Peirce's Remake of Carrie Struggled With Vagina-Phobic Execs Who Couldn't Say "Vagina"

When Boys Don’t Cry director Kimberly Peirce remade Carrie in 2013, everyone dismissed her version of the film as an unnecessary do-over. But Peirce had some ideas for how to make her version stand apart—including an awesomely weird ending, which freaked out studio executives who couldn’t even say the word “vagina.”

Which Horror Trailer About Witchy Women Is the Scariest?

Here is a trailer for 2016’s The Witch, which is enthused by Mashable as “genuinely chill-inducing.” I watched this little guy and while I would very much like to see this movie, which is out in 2017, I must dispute that the trailer is all that scary. Especially because yesterday, I viewed another film trailer that…

Let's Hope Everyone Gets Murdered in Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens

Here’s the first full-length trailer for Ryan Murphy’s upcoming horror comedy Scream Queens. The good news is that the first couple seasons of Murphy’s shows tend to be pretty entertaining. The bad news is that it’s highly doubtful that the entire cast—which includes Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, and Ariana Grande—will…

Hiddleston Smolders and Faucets Pour Blood in New Crimson Peak Trailer

As previously established by Kelly Faircloth, horror stories of the Victorian gothic variety tend to rule and thusly, Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak, a movie about a young woman (Mia Wasikowska) who moves into the remote (and haunted) manor of her new husband (Tom Hiddleston) and his creepy sister (Jessica…

Talking with Unfriended's Shelley Hennig, the New Queen of Horror

If there’s one thing that becomes immediately clear during my brief conversation with Unfriended’s Shelley Hennig, it’s that I’m talking to an actress who’s down to try anything once. Perhaps that’s why she chose to do an ensemble horror movie that’s shot entirely from the perspective of a laptop. Perhaps that’s why…

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All The Weirdest Secrets You Never Knew About Clive Barker's Hellraiser

Hellraiser was made for under $1 million, but wound up becoming one of the most significant horror movies of all time. And yet, the more you learn about this film's production, the more of a miracle it seems. Here are all the strangest facts you need to know about the making of Hellraiser.