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Serial Killer Films Compendium (P-Z)

The following article is the third and final part of a three-part list of films featuring serial killers. I’ve deliberately avoided movies concerning ‘spree killers’, ‘obsessed fan’ films, and movies that contain supernatural elements. It is not intended to be a complete list nor terribly insightful, but a simple rundown of the best, worst and most interesting serial killer titles …

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7 Great Horror Movies that were Slammed by Critics

Night of the Living Dead (1968), directed by George Romero; starring Duane Jones and Judith O’Dea as two strangers who join forces to survive the original Zombie Apocalypse. One of the most influential horror movies ever made, Night of the Living Dead was initially dismissed by many critics as a cheap “exploitation” film (Rex Reed was a notable exception). In …

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Top 10 Scariest Horror Movie Ghosts We’ve Seen in Film

Ghost stories were my first introduction to all things spooky and scary – M R James stories (and their television adaptations) used to keep me awake at night, straining my eyes to see spooky patterns in the curtains or wallpaper that were almost definitely ghosts. Ghosts are terrifying for so many reasons: They are often intangible so cannot be physically …

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10 Worst Films Of 2016

Fifty years from now, 2016 will be remembered as a outstanding year for horror films in general. There were some sizable horror hits at the box office this year, and while not all of the bigger hits were especially good films, it’s never a bad thing if the genre you’re particular to has a good year. But I’m not here …

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Top 10 Performances from a child star in Horror

10. Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper in “Night of the Living Dead” Kyra Schon’s performance as Karen Cooper, the zombie who killed her mother with a garden trowel after eating her father, is perhaps one of the most well-known performances in horror history. Her frightening performance truly stole the show and made an impression on viewers everywhere. Although “Night of …

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