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… » 5/14/15 4:30pm 5/14/15 4:30pm

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… » 5/14/15 12:00pm 5/14/15 12:00pm

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… » 4/30/15 12:30pm 4/30/15 12:30pm

The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]

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Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW! » 11/27/14 1:49pm 11/27/14 1:49pm

Watch Meagan Good and Karrueche Tran Enact a Feminist Revenge Fantasy

Meagan Good celebrated Halloween by directing The Dead Diaries: Massacre, an eight-minute short horror film starring herself, model/actor Karrueche Tran, and Yin Chang (of The Bling Ring and Gossip Girl fame). It's as purposefully campy and low-budget as any fun/cheesy horror film, but there's a plot twist: it's… » 11/05/14 5:50pm 11/05/14 5:50pm

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

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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. » 10/24/14 5:49pm 10/24/14 5:49pm

PRAISE EVIL CHEERLEADERS : R.L. Stine Writing More 'Fear Street' Books

Extremely important announcement if you buy Christmas gifts for teens and your goal is to freak them the hell out: R.L. Stine is bringing back his "Fear Street" series, to scare the pants off a new generation of young adult readers. He's writing six more, starting with Party Games, which drops in late September: » 8/26/14 12:00pm 8/26/14 12:00pm

Exclusive Horror Story From The Absolutely Chilling Through The Woods

Oh holy hell—Emily Carroll's horror comic collection Through The Woods is so freaking spooky. We absolutely inhaled this book when we got it in our hands. Each little horror comic is so creepy and absolutely gorgeous. It's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark kinds of fun. And we have an exclusive scary story excerpt… » 7/17/14 4:49pm 7/17/14 4:49pm

Your Cat's Mouth Is a Festering Hole Lined with Disease-Riddled Knives

I love adorable kitty-cats as much as the next non-monster, but, as the poets say: "Just because you love something doesn't mean it can't deliver a necrotic puncture wound that will cause your extremities to rot off!" A new study on the dangers of cat bites found that, while dog bites might be more crushing and… » 2/13/14 3:50pm 2/13/14 3:50pm

Top 25 Scariest Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Episodes of All Time

Science fiction and fantasy take us into the unknown, which is inherently somewhat scary — but sometimes, they go way further. Last week, we shared part one of our list of the top 50 scariest science fiction and fantasy TV episodes. But now, here are the 25 scariest television episodes of all time! » 10/23/13 5:26pm 10/23/13 5:26pm

The Horror of Coming of Age: Films Subverting the Teen Girl Experience

Growing up can be a bit of a bloodbath for everyone, regardless of gender. And when it comes to how the actual gory details of the process are portrayed on film, young female characters don't often get the same freedom to explore the dark side of the process that young men do, unless you happen to be watching a… » 10/15/13 6:45pm 10/15/13 6:45pm