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Terror on the Pokies: What are the Internet’s Scariest Slots

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One of the reasons slot games are so popular is the range of themes, characters and play styles available. Slot developers constantly scramble to outdo one another with their seasonal games range and flagship characters.

Microgaming, one of the world’s largest casino networks, has an impressively spooky and extensive collection of Halloween slots released over the previous few years. In fact you’d have to imagine one of their lead designers is a huge … Continue reading

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Top 10 Scariest Witches in Film

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Ah, we love em, we hate em…those nasty spell-casting witches of film. Witches of cinema are figures we came to know very quickly in life. Most of us got our first dose with the all-too-familiar movie, “Wizard of Oz”. This inclusion was taken even further as we started to see more witches pop up in horror and fantasy-themed films. When we took on the task of a “top 10 witches list” we also discovered that … Continue reading

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Checking In On “The Flash” Season 1

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This past summer, we posted an early review of the ambitious CW superhero series “The Flash,” which has now successfully brought DC’s hyper-speed hero to television. Bringing comic book heroes to television is nothing new. In recent years we’ve seen shows like “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Gotham” using popular comic book worlds and storylines to create intriguing and action-packed dramas. Even the CW found some success with “Arrow,” which brought the DC character … Continue reading

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“Reboots” are Made for Hawking

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It’s no secret that Hollywood loves capitalizing on existing name-recognition. Who wouldn’t? If you can give your movie a title that instantly appeals to the masses (or at least a large mass of the masses), then selling that movie just became a whole lot easier.

This is one reason why sequels and trilogies are so popular. If you’ve already seen The Hunger Games, there’s a good chance you’ll instantly know something about The Hunger Games: … Continue reading

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Top 5 Masks in Horror Movie History

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The greatest horror movies often leave a lasting impression on its viewers, whether that be through the fear they imparted or the sheer visual impact many carry. I know many will have their particular favourites, but here are our top 5 masks in horror movie history.

The ‘Scream’ Mask – Scream
Endlessly parodied by many a sub-rate comedy looking for a cheap laugh and horror reference, the reputation of the ‘Scream’ mask and the … Continue reading

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Top 13 Favorite Memorable Movie Scenes

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One of the great things about horror films is that they can explore themes that other genre films simply can’t. One of hallmarks of horror is that it confronts us with horrible things. That said, this list isn’t necessarily made up of the horrible things horror films have shown us, but also scenes that were so disturbing that they crossed into horror—some come from films that stray across genre lines. Also, many thanks go out to my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Painful Horror Movie Death Scenes

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I’ve been watching horror films my entire life and as such I have seen more death scenes than I could every possibly count. Some of them have been quite fun and awesome while others were pretty lame and left a lot to be desired. There are some that really stand out for a number of reasons thanks to the fact that they are interesting or original, but the ones that always had an impact on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Films You Haven’t Seen But Should

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Finding gems in the rough has always been one of my greatest pleasures in dealing with the horror genre. That said, every film and its impact is experienced differently (no matter how much you may like a title). This small group of gems is among my favorite titles that “I” feel were underrated or simply dismissed in the rush of upcoming and incoming releases. As a horror web site, we know full well that every … Continue reading

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3 Scary Clowns You Should Avoid

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The theme of incorporating a scary clown into the realm of horror begs to challenge your psyche with a character we should adore and love. Yet is exchanged with that of something twisted beyond comprehension. It’s that affinity between what we “should” love turned backwards into something evil and loathing.

On the note of loathing we have 3 clowns as of late that simply push the envelope in their department never offering viewers a chance … Continue reading

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A Look at the Living Dolls of Horror Films

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My old friend Sigmund Freud claimed that most children fantasise about dolls coming to life, and psychologist Ernst Jentsch theorised that uncanny feelings arise when there is an intellectual uncertainty about whether an object is alive or not, and also when an object that one knows to be inanimate resembles a living being enough to generate confusion about its nature. Robot engineer Masahiro Mori expanded on Freud and Jentsch’s theories to develop … Continue reading

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The Top Rob Zombie Movies

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You’ve probably found you way here as a fan of Zombie’s movies. Seeing that Rob still has “not” created and released 10 films makes it hard to present this as a top 10 list. We know that true Rob Zombie fans don’t need a list (as most can likely recite them off effortlessly without thinking twice) but….. we also have come to learn that many new viewers aren’t so savvy and could use a little … Continue reading

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Top 10 Scariest Doll Horror Films

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Horror has never been shy about putting the fear of evil into small playful objects. In our latest list we’ve compiled what we feel is the best of these creepy and often “stay with you long after” type films that used evil and dolls in a most horrific way.

The list was complete when the character of “Annabelle” came on to the market not only keeping the horror dolls trend effective, but managing … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Halloween Horror Films

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We at HorrorNews.net, know that tis the season to pull out the Halloween themed greats that focus on the Halloween season itself. There isn’t alot of movies that fit the bill, but these will definitely do the trick.

Since Nosferatu (1922) rose from his coffin in GM Munreau’s classic silent movie of Dracula, cinematographers have loved to scare the pants off of their audience. No time of the year is better than Halloween to do this, so here … Continue reading

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Horror In Store for The Rest of 2014

With only four months left of 2014 and Halloween rapidly approaching, the horror genre is in full force. The season of spook promises to incite fear into every extremity of your withering body. This year’s offerings include sequels, prequels, and a few new story lines that are sure to get your blood pumping.

Tusk [R]

Release Date:September 19, 2014

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Top 5 Horror Movie Franchises Ever

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With any horror film that strikes a chord with the audience and has them flocking to the theatres, it is always tempting to build on the successes of the first film and make a sequel, or two, or three and the next thing you know you have a full blown franchise on your bloodied hands.

While many don’t quite carry the same level quality all the way through an oft-elongated series of films, these five … Continue reading

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Streaming Horror Films Has Never Been Easier

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Whether your flavor is psychological, gore-filled, B-Rated, Chop House, bizarre, comedic or other genre-blend, in today’s world you can discover, share your findings, and even post your horror flick or project. With the expansion of the internet and availability to stream and upload, a person can open their dark horizons and discover new horror with ease.

A connoisseur of zombie horror, for example, can find several hundred titles to view. From the obscure … Continue reading

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Top 10 Scary Clowns in Horror Movies

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Hey there Horror Fans! Got a inkling for a scary clown movie? Do creepy clowns freak you out? How about just plain haunting face paint that rubs you the wrong way? Well I think we all had to do a double take after the Gacy years, but for the meantime we thought we’d give you a nice little selection to choose from. Now my disclaimer on this list is “clown horror” films that I’ve yet … Continue reading

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Top 25 Best Serial Killer Movies of All Time

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Writing a list of top serial killer films is a rather massive undertaking. While this list is limited to 25, the amount of true serial killer films ranges well over 200. There is also alot of contradiction as to what really constitutes a serial killer film. (For instance if a madman traps a bunch of kids on a house and kills them all, is he a serial killer…or just a lousy host??)

Now if you … Continue reading

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Top 15 Giant Monster Movies

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Whether you are a new comer or an old hat, you gottta give it up for horror’s giant monsters. Maybe it originates from the “Jack and the Bean Stalk” days or simply seeing a gorilla climb one of America’s largest buildings. Who’s to say. For me, it was those crazy Asians and their monster suits stomping over buildings and electric cables. Still till this day we are fascinated with things that appear very large in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rock ‘n Roll Horror Movies

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Upon contemplating my next list, it was quickly apparent to me that there wasn’t much in he way of horror lists involving fictional rock bands / performers as the centerpiece. Not so much real artists like Kiss (though I’ve still included it), or Dee Snider, but horror films centered around the rock act as the main horror antagonist. “Trick or Treat” being a perfect example. Now the usage of the word “top” is rather subjective … Continue reading

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Video Games Spotlight: Next Gen Survival Horror

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You wipe away the sweat that’s trickling down your face, hear your heart pounding in sync with the thumping of your boots as you run from something, and yet, you’re safe in your living room, with the lights on, playing a game — a survival horror game. The next generation of gaming is here and with the arrival of the Microsoft’s XBox One and Sony’s Playstation 4, a crop of terrifying things await.

With satisfying … Continue reading

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