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Was Child’s Play Based on a True Story? Exploring the Rumored Connection Between Chucky and The Robert Doll

As if some of the stories in our genre are not horrible enough, there is one phrase that seems to elevate their mystique – “based on a true story.” One can find easily find stories f...

The Amityville house.

Amityville: Horror or Hoax?

The Amityville Horror is one of the most successful books based on a reportedly true account ever published. The same goes for the feature film adaptation. It is the only one of those cases to spawn a...

Serial Killer Fandom - true stories

Insane, Horrific True Stories That Somehow Aren’t Movies, Yet

There’s no one phrase that makes people more willing to check out a horror film than the “based on a true story.” At the same time, there are few phrases that cause more arguments among fans. It’s eit...

Leatherface. The popular Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie directed by Tobe Hooper.

“What happened is true” Revisiting The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

In some ways, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the first modern horror movie. In some even deeper ways, it may be possible to consider it as the first modern movie, period. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre...

The movie deliver us from evil directed by Scott Derrickson.

Deliver Us From Evil – Movie Review

[soliloquy id=”9296″] Based on true events, Deliver Us from Evil is the latest horror movie from “Sinister” director Scott Derrickson. With Sinister being up there as one of my favorite ho...

Meg tied in the basement in The Girl Next Door - Jack Ketchum

The Girl Next Door (2007) is Terrifying and Tense!

The Girl Next Door (2007), directed by Gregory Wilson is based on the novel of the same name, and a series of terrifying events that became a young girl’s nightmare. Written by Jack Ketchum, The...

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