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Passing the Torch: Great Producing Ventures from Famous Horror Directors

We all love the masters of terror around these parts. John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, George Romero, Dario Argento, Roger Corman and so on and so forth, these are all names we hold in high re...

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Movies Attributed to the Masters of Horror You’d be Surprised They Didn’t Direct

The average moviegoer doesn’t think a lot about what goes into a film or who does what on it. They don’t really care. But they will notice certain names. If the director has his name above the title—a...

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Five Horror Director Cameos You Probably Never Noticed

Many directors are fond of appearing in their own work in some capacity or another. Given that there are plenty of people who aren’t entirely familiar with what their favorite directors look lik...

Dario Argento's Jenifer

Tale as Old as Time: Seven Horrific Takes on Beauty and the Beast

It is, as Disney is wont to remind us, a tale as old as time. There have been too many versions of Beauty and the Beast to count. There’s an element of the story in many of the most classic horror fil...

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Beginner’s Luck: 8 Iconic Horror Directors And The First Movie To Watch For Each

There are directors who will always be considered titans of the genre. Filmmakers like John Carpenter, Wes Craven, George Romero, David Cronenberg and many more are considered even nowadays to be mode...

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Five Overlooked John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter is one of the undisputed masters of horror. He has made some of the most important genre films ever released. His storied career spans the course of nearly four decades. Movies like Hal...

Candyman Clive Barker Horror Movies Based on Short Stories That Nailed the Adaptation Process

Ten of the Best Films From The Mind of Clive Barker

Clive Barker is a powerhouse of imagination. He is an accomplished horror author with great works like The Books of Blood and The Hellbound Heart, as well as a great fantasy author, with the Abarat se...

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Herschell Gordon Lewis Has Passed Away at 87

It pains us to have to report the passing of yet another horror icon in 2016, but we’ve just learned that Herschell Gordon Lewis has passed away at 87. The announcement was broken by “Some...

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Eight Times the Masters of Horror Mastered Other Genres

All horror fans have their favorite directors. We root for these guys. They’re the names we saw over and over again when we started diving into the genre. For many of us, they were the first directors...