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 »11/11/15 11:05am11/11/15 11:05am


Hotel That Inspired The Shining May Become World's First Horror Museum 

The Stanley Hotel, famous for inspiring Stephen King to write The Shining, might become the world’s first horror-themed museum. Through a $24 million development, the hotel, located in Estes Park, Colorado, would transform into the Stanley Film Center, which would also feature a film archive and film production… »10/25/15 6:30pm10/25/15 6:30pm

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… »10/21/15 11:47am10/21/15 11:47am

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.” »9/11/15 2:58pm9/11/15 2:58pm

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… »8/19/15 4:10pm8/19/15 4:10pm

We Asked Tom Hiddleston All About The Wild Sexuality In Crimson Peak

Guillermo del Toro is doing full-on gothic romance in his new movie Crimson Peak, and he told us to expect “kinky,” unsettling action. We talked to the stars at Comic-Con, and asked Tom Hiddleston about the movie’s transgressive sexuality. And Jessica Chastain told us she was covered with bruises. »7/15/15 3:44pm7/15/15 3:44pm

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 4:30pm5/14/15 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 12:00pm5/14/15 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 12:30pm4/30/15 12:30pm

The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]


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 1:49pm11/27/14 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 5:50pm11/05/14 5:50pm

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. »10/24/14 5:49pm10/24/14 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 12:00pm8/26/14 12:00pm