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Top 5 Horror Villains that Won’t Die

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We all have people in our lives that just won’t go away. We try to block them out of our memories, but time and time again they keep showing up and keep bothering us. This is also true in regards to horror movie villains. In almost every horror movie the villain never dies with the first shotgun shell to the head, or even when he is strangled until he stops moving. Somehow the villain always … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best of the Worst Horror Films

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If you are a noob to the horror film world, or even if you are a seasoned veteran, you know that finding a horrible horror film is not that hard. The shelves of horror video sections are riddled with horror films that will make you ever wonder who gave the production team the budget to make that piece of sh*t. But don’t worry; I have spent the last week sifting through my online video account … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Stereotyped Characters in Horror Films

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Every horror fan knows that horror films have more stereotyped characters in them than a rabbi, priest and a black guy who walk into a bar. But why is this? Is it because these types of people are so easy to make fun? Or is it because there is just a shortage of original ideas for characters? Look at it this way, we all like to see the dumb blonde die, or the stupid teenage get his … Continue reading

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Top 10 Phrases said or Screamed while watching a Horror Film

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We’ve all done it, sometimes even in a theater. No, not THAT. I’m talking about saying or screaming different phrases while watching a horror movie. These phrases may be something as simple as whispering under your breath or yelling at the top of your lungs in a crowded movie theater.  Most of these random outbursts are during a really horrible horror movie when there is nothing better to do then yell at the TV or movie screen. But sometimes … Continue reading

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Top 10 Signs that you Might be in a Horror Movie

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Every year many people die because they do not realize that they are in a horror movie. These people end up getting stabbed, shot or tortured because they didn’t realize the tall-tale-signs. As lovely readers of Horror News, I do not want you to go on living without knowing the signs that you may in a horror movie. So below I have created a list of ten sure signs that you may be in a horror movie. In the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Animated Horror Movies

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When you think of animated movies you probably think of two thinks, children’s movies and Pixar. Well after reading this list you will now associate animated movies with horror. The world of animation is really a great one in horror because with animation the limits are endless. Advances in CGI are changing the way we look live action films, but most horror films don’t have the budget for CGI. So for outrageous, wild horror scenes that you could only … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Films About Camping

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If  you are a horror film buff, then you know what bad, horrible things that can happen while camping.  So, before you head out into the great beyond, read my list of the ten best horror films about camping. Then after you finish, you can decide whether or not you really want to go camping. Some of the films below are equally bad and some are equally good so they are in no particular order.   Blair … Continue reading

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Top 5 Most Badass Women in Horror

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Horror movies typically have strong male characters that are protecting all of the innocent, frail and scared female characters. It is far and few between that horror fans see a woman as the lead in a horror movie, but when they come around, ohhhh man, what a great film it usually is.  Let’s face it, what guy doesn’t want to see a woman kicking some zombie ass, or chopping the heads off of aliens, all while … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

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So you are sitting at home playing Left for Dead 2 just minding your own business, when you hear gunshots, screaming and a thud at your door. You look outside and you know exactly what has happened, Zombie’s are taking over the world. You turn on the news and see that some biological engineer college senior split a few too many genes and created the Zombie virus which is now infecting the entire area and soon the … Continue reading

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The 13 Best Horror Movie Couples (serial murder edition)

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Every year I like to spend some time and go through my horror film collection and find some to watch when Valentine’s Day is coming up.  Last year I came up with the basic top ten best films to watch on Valentine’s Day.  At first I thought about doing the loners addiction of my list, but I didn’t think that would be appropriate in the spirit of this Hallmark created holiday.   So instead I have … Continue reading

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Top 10 Male Horror Stars before they were famous

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How many times have you been watching an older movie and suddenly you see a famous actor or actress when they were younger in the background and they have some lame-ass line? Well these moments are most evident in horror films. Horror films are usually low budget so they can get aspiring actors to speak a few lines for little money. But then ten years down the road, that once no-name actor whose role it … Continue reading

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Top 13 Horror Villians that could actually kill you

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13 HORROR VILLAINS THAT COULD ACTUALLY KILL YOU Now we all know horror movies are just that, movies, and the characters on screen could never actually come into our bedrooms and kill us…or could they? Now I’m not talking about the terrors from Aliens or The Descent or even Poltergeist. I am talking about real flesh and blood people that could actually come into your bedroom and drive a stake through your chest. Real people … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Films to watch on Valentines Day

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Most horror films are all about killing and torturing, but there are some that even though they have some deaths in it, also have a lot of love. So below I bring you my list of ten films to cuddle up with your significant other, or your favorite blanket, and watch the love and blood pour out. Friday the 13th (2009) – This remake-film came out the day before Valentines day in 2009 so it’s … Continue reading

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4 of the most disgusting (non asian) horror films ever plus 1 not so horror film

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Ever since their release, horror films have been keeping us from sleep and making us wonder what goes bump in the night. But horror films have also been known to disgust us, showing classic scenes of teenagers getting random appendages sliced off, disembowelment or even torture scenes. The modern film audiences expect horror films to have gore in them, its just a given, without the gore the films are only considered to be PG-13 thrillers. Below are … Continue reading

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Top 8 Winter Horror Movies That Will Chill Your Bones

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Every time I turn on the news I see another city or state with a state of emergency warning for a winter storm.  Even here in Colorado we got a big snow storm over the weekend (for which I had to be in an airport for 14 hours due to delays…).  So to honor the snow gods I decided to sift through my horror collection and find my favorite snow filled horror films.  So make … Continue reading

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The 3 Best, and Only, Thanksgiving Themed Horror Movies

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Snow has started to fall in some states around the country and department stores have begun their annual Christmas sales. But wait, isn’t there another holiday between now and Christmas? Something about Pilgrims and Indians? Thanksgiving is slowly becoming the forgotten holiday, but not to worry, because I have compiled a list of the best Thanksgiving themed horror films to get you in that turkey eating spirit! So grab everyone in your family and curl … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Claustrophobic Horror Films

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Devil, the new horror film produced by M. Night, is set to release this Friday September 17th, I don’t know how I feel about it yet since M. Night ruined The Last Airbender series for me, but that is neither here nor there.  In honor of this horror/thriller film that takes place entirely in an elevator, I have decided to search through my collection of horror films and bring you the top ten horror films … Continue reading

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List: Best Horror Film One-liners

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Everyone loves a good one-liner. Its something that anyone can shout out and most of the people will get the reference.  Sometimes these one-liners can really add a punch to your joke or drive a message in deep. Most one-liners spoken today are from TV shows or movies.  Some of my favorites that I use frequently are: “That’s what she said” “Ill never let go Jack” “Excellent” And my favorite “Duff Man, can’t breath” Feel free to … Continue reading

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List: Horror Films-Before they were Famous – Female Edition

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My last post was about the most famous male actors and their very first horror film roles. Well now I present to you the female edition of that very same list. Most of the women on this list were sex icons in the horror films they debuted in, and others just get naked. So be sure to check out these movies and see what your favorite female actresses looked like in the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.  … Continue reading

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List: Top 6 WTF?! Moments in Horror

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Every once in a while you sit down to watch your favorite movie and then you are stuck with a moment of What The Fuck?! This moment can either be someone dying who you didn’t expect, or something outrageous happening where your only response is WTF? Well I have had the privilege to find the best of the best WTF moments in your favorite horror films. Some WTF moments are SPOLIERS

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About Jeff Colebank

Jeff is currently attending Colorado State University studying Journalism and Technical Communication. His first horror film memory is watching The Shinning with his Grandma when he was 7 years old.