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Karloff vs. Lugosi: Clash of the Horror Titans

After more than one hundred years of horror cinema, reasonable people still disagree about who is the greatest horror star of all time, but most arguments tend to boil down to Boris Karloff vs. Bela Lugosi. While the versatile and inimitable Karloff may have boasted the more robust and impactful career overall, the dark and mysterious Lugosi—despite a legacy that …

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The Spookiest Games Ever!

Players of horror games simply don’t get enough kudos nowadays. Watch a horror film and whether you enjoy feeling scared or not, you only have to sit there for two hours or so. Play a horror game with gut-wrenching graphics, a shockingly good storyline and haunting sound and yes, you may get to have a break every now and again, …

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Interview: Bill Oberst Jr. (Hunting Grounds)

Bill Oberst Jr. is one of the most talented actors. He has starred in “Criminal Minds,” “The Shunning,” “The Dooms Chapel Horror,” and the up-coming “Death House.” He is an Emmy winner and he took time to speak with me for a Horrornews.net exclusive interview. Hi Bill, How are you? Bill: Good. Okay, how did you prepare for this role …

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Film Review: Atomica (2017)

SYNOPSIS: A safety inspector at a remote nuclear power plant begins to have doubts about the sanity — or perhaps the identities — of two of her key employees. REVIEW: ‘Gibson Desert North is the largest nuclear waste repository in the southern hemisphere,’ we’re told in the Atomica. So, it’s fair to say that if something went wrong with it, …

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Film Review: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)

SYNOPSIS: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only …

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Film Review: Arbor Demon (2016)

SYNOPSIS: An adventurous woman with a secret from her husband insists the couple go camping to reconnect. Something in the woods wipes out a group of hunters nearby, preventing the couple from leaving their tent. Secrets and supernatural stories come to light, and they must determine if the real threat is inside or outside their enclosure. REVIEW: At some point, …

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New French Extremity | French Extreme Films List

French Extreme Films or New French Extremity Originating from that which is deemed “transgressive” or offensive, this new wave of extreme films does so under the origins of French film makers. Arriving from that, these films have fallen under the modern categorization of what some call “French Extreme” or “New French Extremity“. Not unlike certain modern horror films which take …

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Top 10 Movie Cannibals in Cinema

(not in order of ranking) This was a fun list that by design will be expanded with new entries. Cannibals in horror films or movies in general are a particular point of interest to movie fans who otherwise would have heard of real life cannibals making headlines. The interest in flesh consumption or “carefully planned stew” is a taboo that …

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Top 60 Disturbing Horror Music Videos of All Time – Part 1

While, it’s fair to say that music videos don’t get as many opportunities to explore horror themes as I would like, there still is an impressive helping of ones over the years that have visited the horror genre in an interesting way. We owe some of the greater accomplishments to video directors such as Floria Sigismondi, Samuel Bayer and Chris …

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Top 10 Stripper Horror Films

Stripper based horror films have “not” been in abundance over the years. In fact just trying to come up with a top 10 list was an article project that took longer than expected. However as you’ll note in the first few choices, there have been some great and worthy moments within the genre that will always receive mention. Salma Hayek …

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15 Genre Films By First-Time Directors

When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite feature films by first-time directors, I received a fantastic response. The suggestions poured in and all kinds of weird and wonderful titles fronted up for selection. While I can’t deny the quality or appeal of some nominations – Play Misty For Me (1971) by Clint Eastwood, …

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