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Top 20 Cult Film Directors

Celebrate the day! Being a long time follower of cult films over the years, I figured it was due time to create an appropriate Top 20 list of Cult Film Directors for readers who might “still” be seeking out worthy films to indulge in (Director collectives..that is). I knew creating this list that not every favorite cult director would make …

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Top 15 Demon Possession Movies

Ok, you found your way here looking for some clarity on the whole demon possession thing. Well I’m hear to tell ya…… I don’t type haphazardly (and rather consider the details) . The subject has been analyzed and evaluated to qualify and disqualify common misconceptions. First let’s be clear…demon possession is exactly that. That doesn’t mean possession if you “ARE” …

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80’s Horror Movies – List

Got to love them 80’s! A tribute to a decade that introduced some of the most original and cheesy horror films in history. Thought you’ve seen them all? Think again with this updated list. HorrorNews.net has scoured the planet in the efforts of compiling a complete list of films and movies that released in the 1980’s. Looking for that lost …

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Vampire Movie Favourites

When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite vampire films, I received a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Planet Of The Vampires (1965), Count Yorga Vampire (1970), Vampyres …

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Jason Stephenson and NFTS Productions

Jason Stephenson.  NFTS Productions (which stands for “Not for the Squeamish”).  Ever hear of them?  Chances are you probably haven’t … yet.  Stephenson has directed five movies since 2004 and with each movie you can see his confidence and skills grow.  Stephenson lives and makes genre films in Minnesota with, no doubt, a close circle of friends and family who …

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Spring Break: Horror Style

Ah, it’s that time again. The heat of the sun beating down on your skin, the sound of laughter at every turn, water hitting the sand, blood curdling screams of young adults ringing through the air as they are chased down by psychotic killers, sharks, and crazed infections. Oh, spring break, thank goodness you have finally decided to grace us …

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Horror is in our genes!

We have always thought we were different from the rest. We, as in lovers of all things horror, just couldn’t explain our fascination with the macabre. Sure there have been blogs, books and film reviews written. There are even conventions hosted throughout the world that dutifully pay homage to the horror genre and why “we” love it. But, nonetheless, it …

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A Dummies Guide to Zombies! Part 2

Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? If not, you SHOULD be by now. In Part 2 of A Dummies Guide to Zombies, I bring you the best in pop culture, more specifically, Video Games! Let’s get started shall we: Resident Evil Series (Video Game 1996-Present) Synopsis: Developed by Capcom the series starts out following Jill Valentine and her S.T.A.R.S …

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The Race to Become the New Vampire – A Twilight Era

It’s no secret vampires are the trendiest accessory this year. Vampires immerse everything from television to movies to books. They’ve been present in our culture for sometime but got a rocket-propelled boost from the popular teen series, “Twilight.” Vampires can’t be uttered as of late without mentioning the series. However, after the vampire decides to go on hiatus, who’s next in …

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Rock and Shock Recap!

What do you call a three day weekend chock full of music, madness and mayhem all devoted to the undying spirit of HORROR? Rock and Shock, that’s what! Indeed, promoter Massconcerts and the city of Worcester did a great job as always hosting this annual event, this year presented at the city’s DCU and Palladium venues. Between all of the …

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2012: Hope VS Fear

While writing this column has brought my attention to details of various sides to the 2012 topic, my imagination has also been running wild as I consider the possible outcomes, prophecies and theories. This enhanced perspective I am taking has also encouraged me to ask questions, such as: “What is really going to happen…honestly?” This question is obviously one that …

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Demon Profile: Baal

Baal, among one of the 7 princes of Hell has often been associated as being one in the same with the demon Beelzebub. This is primarily due to the name of Beelzebub breaking down into its alternate spelling of Baalzebub or Baal zebub. This particular demon has also been confused with the Semitic deity known as Ba’al. To further confuse …

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Demon Profile: Beelzebub

Demon Profile: Beelzebub Ah, Beelzebub, a name most feared and used quite often in film and literature. His stance of power is a claim to being one of the 7 princes of Hell. While his name translates into the “lord of flies” or the prince of demons, Beelzebub is often associated or presented as being Satan himself. Certainly the flies …

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