Shockingly Smart Horror Movies You Must Watch Now!
Here is a handful of horror movies that can be analyzed heavily for hidden secrets or easter eggs and multiple meanings to the movies’ ending. We intentionally included films from different subgenres to provide a little something for everyone no matter if you a hardcore horror fan or an occasional horror movie watcher.
Creepy Mystery Case of Elisa Lam
The mysterious case of Elisa Lam occurred in February 2013 and still leaves many wondering what happened to this young lady. From here questionable eerie events happened in the last moments of Elisa Lam in an elevator seem a little paranormal. What happened between the disappearance from the elevator to her dead body was found in the Cecil Hotel‘s rooftop water tank in Los Angeles. A tragic unexplained mystery for Elisa Lam, a 21-year old student from Vancouver, Canada.
Creepiest Places in U.S. National Parks
These national park locations have mysterious and creepy local legends, historical hauntings, witches, mysterious lights, ghosts, and creepy creatures. Some of these stories sound exciting, but you will not see me trying any of these creepy trails for myself. Hikers and thrill seekers are warned, stay close to the trail or even better, do not test faith by venturing onto these haunted and creepy national park trails.
Fantastic NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Fun Facts
Like many fortunate horror fans around the 80s time period, Wes Craven‘s A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) was my first horror movie as a little child. Strangely enough, I was not afraid of Freddy Krueger (played by horror icon Robert Englund) in a real world setting, but I loved the rush of horror movies. Enjoy the 20+ fun facts here for A Nightmare on Elm Street, making Freddy Krueger a household name and horror icon.
Scary Boogeymen From Around the World
Every country and culture have their version of the boogeyman concept. Here we compiled a list of 15 scary boogeymen from around the world. FYI, I placed the most interesting boogeymen lower on in the list, Happy Hunting!
Our Top 10 SPOCK Quotes
Everyone, whether they watched Star Trek or not knows Leonard Nimoy played Spock. Nimoy delivered a terrific performance in each and every instance he played the iconic Star Trek character. Spock shared many powerful and meaningful words within the dialogue spoken during his Star Trek years, here are the highlights. Below we list some of most iconic and famous Spock quotes.
List of 7 Grossest Creatures to Wash Up on Shore
Unfortunately, some folks have come across some of the grossest creatures to wash up on shore while strolling the beach. For all of us intrigued by cryptozoology, this is awesome but imagine those once calm and unsuspecting discoverers. Not only were these creatures disgusting, but they were also extremely horrifying and grotesque. Take a look down memory lane as we recall some of the grossest creatures to be discovered on the beach.
Internet's Top 10 Creepiest Videos Online
Here is some of the scariest and creepiest videos online right now. YouTuber Eskify released this fantastic video titled “Top 10 Scariest Videos on the Internet” you have to watch. If you dare, watch as this calm British accent guides you through a journey of the eerily creepy madness that escapes the everyday which includes: Ronald McDonald as a stalker, hellish robots, real paranormal activity occurrences, cursed videos with doctors, the creepiest clowns on the internet, and much more.
New Movies on SHUDDER November 2016 Releases
Shudder is the dedicated horror VOD service that is still delivering fantastic films for you to stream this November 2016. Included in the new Shudder movie collection is Phantasm: Remastered, The Exorcist III, plus many other exclusively streaming on the Shudder network all listed below. I have not made the leap to the service yet with current subscriptions to both Netflix and Hulu; Shudder is making me rethink my options.
Christian Bale's AMERICAN PSYCHO Movie Ending Explained!?
Director Mary Harron‘s American Psycho (2000) is a terrific horror film where Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a wealthy New York banking executive who hides his serial killer alto ego from everyone around him. During Bateman’s spiral downward into his evil desires; Bateman killed homeless people, co-workers, and “working women.” However, during the last moments of the film, Patrick Bateman goes completely crazy and kills publicly in a violent rampage claiming innocent bystanders, security guards, police officers, and more. What about the confession left on the answering machine of Bateman’s lawyer. How can American Psycho end with none of these crimes ever being noticed, dead co-workers showing appearances, and even Patrick Bateman wondering what just happened?
Stephen Kings THE SHINING Facts / Theory List
The facts included here are related to both the popular horror novel The Shining written by Stephen King and the horror film The Shining (1980) directed by Stanley Kubrick. We also sprinkled in some popular fan theories too. We even included famous Stanley Kubrick vs. Stephen King theories and “the fake moon landing” conspiracy theory shot by Kubrick. The book and movie are both prime examples of terror, cabin fever, with a touch of the supernatural.
John Carpenter's THE THING Ending Explained!?
John Carpenter‘s The Thing (1982) left viewers with a movie ending that could be interpreted in many ways. Who was the alien parasite, Kurt Russell‘s R.J. MacReady character or Keith David‘s Child’s character or are both men human?
Top 10 Psychological Thriller Films to Rewatch Often
Here is our recommended Top 10 Psychological Thriller Films that you should have on your radar to watch soon if you have not already done so. This list is a few movies that I watch every few years again. Some other films might rank higher to you, but it is the replay value to me that has been taken further into accountability in the ranking.
Must-Play 2016-2017 Top Upcoming Zombie Games!
Here is my list of the Top Upcoming Zombie Games I am looking forward to playing in 2016-2017. These upcoming horror games have one thing in common, zombies. Every zombie game listed here is a highly anticipated game title that is a must play for every horror fan available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. These games range and include action, survival, hordes of zombies on screen at the same time and loads of scares.
Top 10 Dubbed Horror Anime
All horror anime fans will love this anime top list, especially the casual anime fan. Many people do not have the time to read the subtitles and sometimes miss important on-screen moments but not now. Here are my favorite top horror anime dubs. These dubbed horror anime are a mix of older and newer horror anime that is at least a great start.
Top Horror Film Remakes We Are Excited to Watch in 2016-2017
Here are some of the most promising horror movie remakes coming out in 2016-2017. Most films are still in early development with very little information attached but the promise of improving or there we say it, reinventing the original films. Upcoming Stephen King film top the charts here as they are films that had the most influence on me growing up. Films include creature features, werewolves, scary clowns, zombies, witches, and many other forms of supernatural intrigue. Would have loved to see a new Nightmare on Elm Street film here but maybe in the future.
Top 25 Highest Rated Horror Movies on Rotten Tomatoes
What does Rotten Tomatoes recommend as their Top 25 Horror Movies? Rotten Tomatoes’ “Freshness Rating” is their version of a rating system. Unbelievably, this Top 25 Horror Movies rated by Rotten Tomatoes list is in a word, shocking. Seriously, you will have lots of mixed feelings about this list and results. This movie list is very classic horror movie heavy with a few indie horror and cult horror films mixed in.
Top 10 Highest Grossing Horror Movies Ever!
Ever wondered what the highest grossing horror movie are? We took some time and put together this top list for all you horror fans out there, both casual and hardcore fans. Putting this list together revealed a couple of shocking results for me too. Hope you enjoy this list. I also included necessary information for each horror film along with their respective movie trailers.
15 Lesser-Known Scary Horror Films to Watch on Netflix Right Now!
Looking to watch horror movies that are great but a little less popular? Awesome, here is our list of the best lesser-known horror movies to watch on Netflix right now. These horror selections are our picks for those who are tired of watching the same horror films all the time and need a fresh set of good modern horror movies to choose from this Halloween 2016.
Best Zombie Movies on Netflix Now!
Looking for the best zombie movies on Netflix right now? Although, George A. Romero‘s Day of the Dead (1985) is no longer streaming nor do they have the public domain original Night of the Living Dead (1968) available on their streaming service but they still do have some zombie films available. Netflix as a few classic zombie flicks but the majority of films ready to stream are modern indie zombie movies. Here are the 10 best undead-featuring films available to view on Netflix this Halloween season 2016.
Top Horror Movie Theme Songs List
These top horror movie theme songs are so popular that you hear them and immediately picture the film associated with the tune. Catchy tunes in a horror movie are not something easily accomplished, but these theme songs nailed it. We listed each song by the film it is associated with basic movie information and a video with the theme song for your listening pleasure. New additions will be added periodically.
Top MYSTERIOUS Secret Societies
Here is our Top Secret Societies list which many are widely known amongst the gossipers, and a few remained in the shadows. Some of these secret societies were disbanded, while many are still fully functioning to this day. Millions of members belong to some, and the numbers keep growing worldwide. Read the full list below with more coming at a later time.
Top Body Horror Movies You Should Watch!
These top body horror films will make even the most veteran horror movie fans squirm just a bit. Most of these movies are for adults with a high level of gore to separate them from the rest of most films. Directors include John Carpenter, Ridley Scott, David Cronenberg, Clive Barker, Stuart Gordon, and Ken Russell. Trailers and necessary information are included for each movie below. Read the top body horror movies list below.
Sony Playstation Now Shocktober Halloween Games 2016
Sony added 13 new games to their streaming gaming service titled Playstation Now for their Shocktober Halloween event. These games provide a mix of all genres, so there is something for everyone. Watch the video below introducing the new games, and we also included a full list of every game in the Shocktober Halloween lineup below.
Top 8 Zombie Anime You Must Watch
Here is a checklist for all you anime fans out there and an easy list for all of you looking to dive a little further into anime. Our top zombie anime list is comprised of different plots and art styles/forms. you can pick and choose but we recommend you watch the videos for each so you get a little intro into the series before making a full dive.
Top 5 Creepiest Paranormal Games
The paranormal games listed here are our pick of the top 5 scary paranormal games that you should not play. These supernatural games include playing with ghosts, demons, or boogeyman/boogeymen. There is no fact proven that they work, but the peculiar and freakish events surrounding these games are alarming. On to the list of 5 paranormal games that will freak you and your friends out.
10 Real Life Curses That KiILLED People
These real life curses have too many deaths and mishaps to be chalked up to mere coincidence. From cursed musicians (Satan’s 27 Club), The Crying Boy Painting, various Cursed Tombs, Frank Sinatra’s Cursed Song, the Cursed Phone Number, Jim Dean’s Cursed Car, Cursed Rune Stones, and many more strange occurrences. Enjoy our complete list and honorable mentions.
4 Amazing Indie Horror Movies You Didn't Know Were On Netflix
While Hollywood blockbusters can be fun, they’re often not very original. If you want to broaden your horror horizons, you need to watch indie horror movies. Despite having lower budgets, indie horrors can push the genre forward in ways the mainstream studios can’t. Unfortunately, they’re not always readily available. Luckily, Netflix keeps its stock of horror movies up to date, so these four outstanding indie horrors are all available on Netflix.
13 Scary Clowns in Movies and Television [Infographic]
Here is an excellent infographic titled “13 Scary Clowns in Movies and Television.” This list features terrifying clowns from both medias including side notes for each character. Noted are the clown character’s weapon(s)/power(s), actor/dollmaker, and other quick notes. Also, the honorable mentions are bound to bring back some “fond” memories too.
A Day in the Life of a Modern Exorcist [Video]
The folks over at VICE posted this incredible video featuring “A day in the life of a Modern Exorcist.” Demonic possessions is often a hot topic around Halloween but for some, battling demons is a part of their job responsibilities. Fun to see how well the possession films compare to actual events. America has 12 trained exorcists and VICE put together this short 10-minute documentary for your enjoyment.
Best Two-Way Mirror Scare Prank Featuring THE CONJURING 2 NUN [Video]
James Wan created a terrific horror entity in The Nun featured in The Conjuring 2 (2016). Here is what I think is the best video yet featuring the horror character. Participants were led into a room which they thought was a waiting area for an interview about the film. Little did they know that it was all a horror prank, and the reaction they wanted was to film the fear and scares. Watch the scare prank video below and share.
Netflix / Mike Flanagan Push Forward with Stephen King's GERALD'S GAME Film Adaptation
Director Mike Flanagan (Before I Wake (2016), Hush (2016), Oculus (2013), Absentia (2011)) was originally pursued to direct the Stephen King film adaptation of Gerald’s Game (2017) since 2014. Netflix then put the film on hold because the story is a little hard to see the potential as the story revolves around a woman who is chained to a bed for the majority of the film. The woman accidently kills her husband leaving her chained to the bed and eventually she gives in to the voices in her head. Not only has Netflix agreed to produce the film, but they have also agreed to give Mike Flanagan complete freedom to make the film how he wants. This news comes after the success that Flanagan’s Hush (2016) film has received on Netflix streaming service even getting a positive tweet from Stephen King. This all sounds great, and I cannot wait to see the first set of promo material.
UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS Trailer Revealed!
Underworld: Blood Wars (2017) releases in movie theaters on January 6, 2017, but we do not have to wait much longer to see this first trailer for the film. Kate Beckinsale and Theo James reprise their roles against a new Lycan threat, a new Lycan leader played by Tobias Menzies, in a film directed by Anna Foerster from a script by Cory Goodman. As you can imagine, there is a good bit of action scenes after a little recap of the previous films in the Underworld franchise. Lara Pulver, James Faulkner, Peter Andersson, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James, Daisy Head, and Charles Dance as the returning Vampire Elder Thomas star in Underworld: Blood Wars.
True Stories and Real People That Inspired AMERICAN HORROR STORY
Here is a breakdown on all the influences for the for previous seasons of FX’s American Horror Story. All of the listed items are based on true stories and real people who inspired the horrific TV series. Many of the inspired stories were from serial killers or famous murders which include Black Dahlia, Richard Speck, Ed Gein, Delphine Lalaurie, The Axeman, John Wayne Gacy, Richard Ramirez, and H. H. Holmes. All surrounded by horrific events and circumstances. Season 6 of American Horror Story premieres on September 14, 2016.
Netflix STRANGER THINGS Season 2 Confirmed!
Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 2 is now officially confirmed with the release date set for 2017, most likely August 2017 release date. Stranger Things Season 1 premiered on Netflix with widely positive reviews/ratings, so this was a no-brainer for Netflix to renew this fantastic TV show. The Duffer Brothers revealed in a recent interview with EW that the new season would take place in 1984. Season 2 will have nine total episodes versus Season 1’s eight episodes. Most of the original characters will return and will cross town lines, explore the Upside Down, include at least four new characters with one called “The Lost Brother.” Check out the Stranger Things Season 2 announcement video below.
GRIMM Cancelled with Season 6 as Series Finale!?
NBC’s Grimm Season 6 will premiere on January 6, 2016, with a shortened season six. Season 5 seemed to be heading to a smooth conclusion with news of the show ending with season six a little expected. It just seems natural that the show needs to end with the previous episodes somewhat entertaining besides the obvious push in action in every episode. The big question now is whether NBC will give us another horror tv series or will they give up on the genre. What do you think, is it time to end Grimm?
Kevin Bacons THE DARKNESS Blu-ray / Bonus Features Review
The Darkness (2016) Blu-ray comes home via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and is directed by Greg McLean. Click here for the full review of the film. This review will cover the Blu-ray (DVD, Blu-ray, and VOD releasing on September 6, 2016) and bonus features.
Wonder How Every Season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY is Connected?
Before FX’s American Horror Story Season 6 premieres on September 14, 2016, we thought you enjoy learning how all of the previous seasons are connected into one massive twisted universe. The theory touches on how the show creator Ryan Murphy is taking us through his version of Dante’s Inferno with the 9 circles of hell serving as each season. We also see how the various characters throughout the series appear in various timelines in the AHS Universe. Tell us what do you think, do you agree with these theories and what are your theories.
6 Highly Anticipated Upcoming Horror Movies Still Coming in 2016
Still wondering what highly anticipated horror movies are still coming in 2016, check out the full list below. These films either continue horror franchises or have incredible talent attached. We included films from Adam Wingard, Fede Alvarez, and Luke Scott to Rob Zombie. Feel free to chime in with any horror films you are looking forward to watching in 2016. We limited this list to films with theatrical release dates and included some art and necessary information for each movie. There is still more to come this upcoming 2016 for horror films!
5 Things You Didn't Know about BERSERK! [Video]
This video is for all you horror anime fans out there featuring 5 things you didn’t know about Berserk. Berserk is a horror manga that spurned an anime TV series, a few movies, and another anime TV series picking up where the other left off. If you are like me, you will eat up this extra info on the beloved Berserk series. Thanks to Anime Balls Deep for creating this in depth video.
10 Fantastic YouTubers That Tragically Died [Video]
Always a tragedy when someone dies but here is a video listing 10 YouTubers that tragically died. This list comes from Top Trending who did a fantastic job compiling and narrating the video. Sympathies go out the family and friends of these individuals.
50 Facts You Didn't Know About STRANGER THINGS [Video]
Most of you should have already seen Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 1 by now and if you still have not, you should. Here is a video by TheWhyGuy who breaks down 50 facts you didn’t know about Stranger Things. This list has some fascinating facts that could be easily included in a Blu-ray release of the series.
Exciting Horror-Themed Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream Flavors
Check out these hilarious takes on mashing up Ben & Jerry’s flavors and horror movies. Horror films featured as ice-cream flavors include Gremlins, The Shining, Army of Darkness, A Nightmare on Elm Street, They Live, Friday the 13th, and Halloween. Funny names include “Klaatu Banana Nikto,” “Heeeeere’s Brownie,” “Camp Crystal Cake,” “Human Centi-Peach,” and “Never Sleep Again.”
New PENNYWISE the Clown Photo Gallery with Costume Designer Janie Bryant Comments
If you are like me, you want to see every/any news related to Andres Muschietti‘s It (2017) so here is the complete Pennywise gallery of images released thus far. Bill Skarsgard may pull off the role and will have no choice but to make the Pennywise character his own else fall short of Tim Curry‘s performance as a copy. Skarsgard delivered some genuinely creepy moments in Netflix’s Hemlock Grove. IT will release in movie theaters on September 8, 2017, and teased with an R rating. Gary Dauberman penned the script with Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Nicholas Hamilton, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Javier Botet, and Owen Teague set to co-star.
Kevin Bacon as Freddy Krueger!?
Could you imagine Kevin Bacon as Freddy Krueger? Bettie Toxic did and tweeted it to have Kevin Bacon respond with “I like the way you think Bettie.” A totally random tweet followed by a surprising answer. Just wondering how many of you would like to see this happen. I think he can pull off the iconic role, but it will be something different and not comparable to Robert Englund‘s Freddy from the original A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Latest AHS Season 6 Teasers: Aliens / Witches / Monsters and more!
FX’s American Horror Story Season 6 premieres on September 14, 2016, and here is every AHS Season 6 teaser released so far! The teasers feature aliens, witches, monsters, and more. FX CEO John Landgraf admitted that most of these teasers were created on purpose to misdirect.
AMERICAN HORROR STORY Mazes Announced for Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood / Orlando
Universal Studios announced they would also have Ryan Murphy‘s American Horror Story mazes featured in this year’s Halloween Horror Nights 2016 in both Hollywood and Orlando. Halloween Horror Nights opens September 16, 2016. The American Horror Story mazes will focus on Murder House, the Freak Show, and the Hotel Cortez. Included below are the announcement trailer, poster, and official press release.
Scary First Look at PENNYWISE in Full Costume!
Here is the first look of Bill Skarsgard as “Pennywise the Clown” in full costume for the new Stephen King adaptation reboot/remake of It (2017) directed by Andres Muschietti. Holding true to the lore of Pennywise being around for centuries, the costume design features little Victorian era elements. Owen Teague, Jaeden Lieberher, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, and Jeremy Ray Taylor also star in It. This film is scheduled to release in movie theaters on September 8, 2017.
SADAKO V KAYAKO / The Ring vs The Grudge Coming to U.S. via Shudder
Japanese horror fans will soon get The Ring vs. The Grudge (aka Ju-On) in Koji Shiraishi‘s Sadako v Kayako (2016) via streaming service Shudder. The official release date is still unreleased but Sadako v Kayako will get its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016 (TIFF) as part of the “Midnight Madness” block.
James Wan Gives Update on MORTAL KOMBAT Reboot Film
James Wan is producing the new Mortal Kombat Reboot and provided some new positive responses during a recent interview. Also onboard is New Line Cinema and they are taking their time to flesh out this new Mortal Kombat film. Read the excerpt from the James Wan interview below.