Tagged: Horror Movies

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Top 7 Saw Traps

“If it’s Halloween, it must be SAW” There was a time when these words rang true. Saw, 2004’s “little ‘torture porn’ flick that could,” made over $100 million worldwide on a $1.2 million budget,...

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151 Proof Movies: Monster Brawl

We’re days away from the best time of the year, Beers n Fears! We’ll unveil the official theme and movies this weekend, but to give just a little taste of what to come we...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a month-long series of screenings of classic horror films with “Universal’s Legacy of Horror” in October.  The series is part of the studio’s year-long 100th anniversary celebration engaging Universal’s fans and all movie lovers in the art of moviemaking.

Pictured: THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN, 1935.

Ghastly Gems: Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

OK, I know I said I’d save sequels for later, but I’ll cheat just this once, because the film is so significant (and technically introduces a new monster). 1935’s Bride of Frankenstein is the...

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Ghastly Gems: Frankenstein (1931)

Released the same year as Dracula, Frankenstein marked a pivotal moment for the then-budding horror genre. In sharp contrast to Dracula’s purely malevolent vampire, the central monster in Frankenstein is almost entirely sympathetic. While...

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Top 7 Slasher Flick Kills

Nothing defines cinematic horror quite like the “slasher” flick. The sub-genre that Psycho begot went full steam ahead after Halloween became a smash hit, and has spawned a large number of long-running series. Part...