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Why Exorcism Movies Have to Try Harder to Be Different - Possession Movies - The infamous exorcism movie directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty.

Why Possession Films Have to Try Harder to be Different

As much as slashers get criticized for being so simple and formulaic, they are usually different enough for fans to be able to watch one after another. The Prowler, April Fool’s Day and Sleepaway Camp...

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Label Makers: The Persistent Problem With Sub-Genres

Sub-genres are great for categorizing. In general, that’s the only real purpose that genre serves: putting films in a certain place so that they’re easier to find when you’re looking for them. In term...

Hereditary

Hereditary Isn’t Perfect, But We Should Still Be Glad It Exists

There’s something worrisome going on with horror fans lately. It first reared its ugly head around the time of The Witch‘s release, and it’s happening again in response to Hereditary...

Halloween

Every Easter Egg and Reference in the Halloween Trailer Broken Down

Fans are still riding the high of that Halloween trailer. It’s a stunning look at a movie that, for people who love horror, feels like an event. Halloween is an anniversary driven franchise about an a...

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It’s Only a Movie: Is There Such a Thing as Too Far?

There are plenty of fans out there for extreme horror. And most of them are well-rounded, well-adjusted people. There’s an appeal to seeing the most violent, shocking thing you can find onscreen. It’s...

Get Out

Get Out Is Nominated For Four Oscars (And Horror Is Finally Getting Its Due)

The 2018 Oscar nominations are here and, with the usual contenders (The Shape Of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) came some delightful surprises (Willem Dafoe is up for The Florida Pr...

Nightbreed

Repulsive Beauty: The Attraction to Monsters in the Films of Clive Barker

When Clive Barker first burst onto the scene with The Books of Blood, he changed the landscape of horror. The industry had never seen a style or, more importantly, an imagination quite like his. Consi...

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Is One Of The Best Horror Movies Of The Year

Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing Of A Sacred Deer opens with gory, unflinching, seemingly live surgery footage. It’s easily the most graphic moment in his movie, but how stomach-churning virt...

Todd Kohlhepp: A Chilling Profile of one of America’s Newest Serial Killers

Todd Kohlhepp is one of America’s newest serial killers. He was caught in November 2016 after being undiscovered for thirteen years in the American South. The following is an in-depth look of th...