Names in Horror: Paul Solet

Director Paul Solet gave us one of the darkest and most devastating character dramas in Horror with the release of Grace in 2009. His background in Psychology clearly weighed heavily on the picture, as Jordan Ladd's character descends into madness after giving birth to a bloodthirsty child. Solet will be a name to follow in the coming years, especially with the upcoming release of Dark Summer.
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Horror Posters: The Church (1989)

What terrors will be unleashed from Hell when the doors of The Church are opened? Rightfully billed as Demons 3 in many international territories, this Italian export is a stylistic improvement over Lamberto Bava's Demons series, and none the less frightening. Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: Pet Semetary (1989)

Kids will be kids! Miko Hughes behind the scenes of the terrifying screen adaptation of Pet Sematary. Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Pumpkinhead (1988)

Another chilling scene from 1988's Pumpkinhead, in which the Demon of Vengeance claims another unwitting victim for a crime she did not commit. What are your favorite moments from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Heroes of Horror: When a Stranger Calls (1979)

It was just another quiet night of babysitting for young Jill Johnson, until she received that first terrifying phone call asking “Did you check on the children?” Years later, Jill must confront the murderous madman if she hopes to save her own family. Why is Jill Johnson your Hero of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Predator 2 (1990)

Kevin Peter Hall had studied African tribal dances in order to get into the feel and flexibility of the Predator and to give him a personality. Read The Full Post HERE!

Terrible Moments: Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

If you have not had the supreme pleasure of watching Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 in all of its terrible glory, you are missing out on one of the most amazing experiences of your life. “Garbage Day” will never be the same. Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: TerrorVision (1986)

No one knows what it is or how it got here, but one thing is for certain: It sure is ugly! This googly-eyed slimeball is being projected into your phone from the camp comedy, TerrorVision! Why is this your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: Videodrome (1983)

Max Renn: Death to Videodrome! Long live the new flesh! Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Jace Anderson

Jace Anderson is a talented screenwriter that serves as the yin to Adam Gierasch's yang. The two have worked with such names as Dario Argento and Tobe Hooper over the years, when they are not off directing for themselves. Anderson's writing credits include Toolbox Murders, Mortuary, Mother of Tears, Autopsy, and the 2009 Night of the Demons remake. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: Willard (1971)

Never mind the silliness of this poster, Willard and Ben are not ones to be trifled with! Willard unleashes an army of rats that beckon to his every call in the 1971 film. Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: Creepshow (1982)

Despite his best efforts, Tom Savini was unable to mar Ted Danson's dashing good looks enough to take his rightful place on the set of Cheers. That's a 1980s joke for you kids out there that have no clue what we're talking about. Behind the scenes makeup preparation for 1982's Creepshow! Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments: The Carnival of Souls (1962)

This ghastly image comes from the 1962 classic, The Carnival of Souls. It is an influential moment within the history of Horror that has had a profound and lasting effect throughout the decades. What are your favorite moments from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Villains of Horror: Damien – The Omen 2 (1978)

While we are left uncertain of Damien's true intent even until the very end of The Omen, Damien – The Omen II is far less ambiguous. Here, we see Damien's initial rise to power, even as a child. He may not have fully embraced his dark origins just yet, but the evil is seeping through his seemingly innocent exterior. Why is Damien Thorn your favorite Villain of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Soylent Green (1973)

The word "Soylent" is a holdover from the Harry Harrison novel "Make Room! Make Room!" upon which this film is based. In the novel, the word is supposed to suggest soybeans and lentils. Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: King Kong (1976)

Jessica Lange stars opposite of this hairy beast in the 1976 remake of King Kong! Rick Baker and Rob Bottin would work behind the scenes bringing the 50-foot gorilla to life using state-of-the-art animatronics and costuming. Why is the 1976 Kong your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: The Lost Boys (1987)

Max: Don't ever invite a vampire into your house, you silly boy. It renders you powerless.

Sam Emerson: Did you know that?

Edgar Frog: Of course. Everyone knows that. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Jacques Tourneur

The great Jacques Tourneur is one of the finest directors the genre has ever known. His subtle style draws entirely from mood, atmosphere, and suspense, with outstanding results. The most notable films to his credit include Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie, The Leopard Man, and Curse of the Demon. Classics, all. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: The Howling (1981)

Now THAT is a poster! The Howling scares up this fantastic piece of Horror art that is sure to captivate its intended audience. What do you like best about this poster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 (1987)

“Do you think they'll notice?” “Shhh... No, no, just keep carving... Just keep carving...” “I mean, it's pretty obvious that it's just a giant--” “DO YOU WANT TO KEEP THIS JOB?!” Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Santa Sangre (1989)

Alejandro Jodorowsky closes his visual masterpiece, Santa Sangre, with this explosive imagery. What are your favorite moments from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Heroes of Horror: Halloween 4 (1988)

Danielle Harris stars as the loveable young hero, Jamie Lloyd, that must escape the clutches of her evil uncle in Halloween 4! Why is Jamie Lloyd your Hero of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Suspiria (1977)

The woman playing Helna Markos is not credited. According to Jessica Harper, the woman was a 90 year old ex-hooker Argento found on the streets of Rome. Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: Cursed (2005)

Special effects master, Rick Baker, gives us a new werewolf for the MTV generation in Wes Craven's Cursed. Unfortunately, this new design just cannot compete with his award-winning work in An American Werewolf in London. Why is the werewolf from Cursed your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: The Fog (1980)

Stevie Wayne: I don't know what happened to Antonio Bay tonight. Something came out of the fog and tried to destroy us. In one moment, it vanished. But if this has been anything but a nightmare, and if we don't wake up to find ourselves safe in our beds, it could come again. To the ships at sea who can hear my voice, look across the water, into the darkness. Look for the fog. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Tiffany Shepis

If any one actress of this generation deserved the title of Scream Queen, it is brunette bombshell, Tiffany Shepis. Tiffany embodies the energy and spirit of the Scream Queen in every sense of the word, and her growing resume in Horror further attests to the fact. It would be impossible to list her entire film career here, but you will find Tiffany in Tromeo and Juliet, Scarecrow, Abominable, Chainsaw Cheerleaders, Night of the Demons, Cyrus, and Intrusion: Disconnected, to name a few. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: Nosferatu (1979)

Presented here is the gorgeous Gothic poster art for Werner Herzog's 1979 remake of the Silent classic, Nosferatu, starring Klaus Kinski. What do you like most about this tragic scene? Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: Hellboy (2004)

Ron Perlman and son behind the scenes of Hellboy! Who wouldn't want their daddy to be a superhero? Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Targets (1968)

Bobby Thompson pauses for a quick lunch before embarking on a violent shooting spree that will leave countless victims dead at the side of the freeway in Targets. What are your favorite moments from this groundbreaking film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Villains of Horror: Hellraiser (1987)

He is one of the many hellish creations known only as the Cenobites; Angels to some, demons to others. Chatterbox is a fan-favorite, and another twisted vision of Horror from the mind of Clive Barker. Why is Chatterbox your favorite Villain of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Poltergeist (1982)

Steven Spielberg's premise for 'Poltergeist' was based on the history of Cheeseman Park in Denver, Colorado. The park was originally a cemetery, which was converted into a park during city beautification efforts in the early 20th century. The man hired to move the bodies scammed the city of Denver into overpaying him, and the city quickly ran out of funds to pay for moving the dead. With no money left in the coffers, the city decided to simply leave the remaining 'residents' buried in unmarked graves underneath the sod. The park was completed as scheduled, but supernatural occurrences have been reported ever since. Read The Full Post HERE!

Controversial Moments: Henry - Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Henry and Otis rewatch their own disgusting home video of a recent rape and murder in this highly-controversial moment from the film. Which famous serial killer was the character of Henry fashioned after? Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: Van Helsing (2004)

Stephen Sommers updates the Brides of Dracula into bloodsucking succubi in his action-packed thriller, Van Helsing! Do you prefer these winged creatures of the night over the other renditions of the characters? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: Carrie (1976)

Margaret White: And God made Eve from the rib of Adam. And Eve was weak and loosed the raven on the world. And the raven was called sin. Say it, the raven was called sin. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky is in a class entirely unto himself. His experimental foray into film has produced some of the most intriguing and unusual images ever caught on celluloid. His select filmography includes the stunning masterpiece, Santa Sangre, which was prefaced by El Topo, The Holy Mountain, and Tusk. Jodorowsky's stylistic devices defy description, one simply must see to believe. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: Jack Brooks Monster Slayer (2007)

Plumber by day, monster slayer by night... Trevor Matthews stars as Jack Brooks, Monster Slayer! Taking a note from the classic Army of Darkness one-sheet, this epic poster gives fans a taste of the hilarious action to come in this campy cult comedy. Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: Cabin Fever (2002)

Eli Roth enjoys a moment in the sun with the cast of his first feature film, Cabin Fever! Cabin Fever is one of the biggest modern success stories in Independent filmmaking, launching Roth into the spotlight as one of this generation's Masters of Horror. Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Heathers (1988)

Just a little too much drain cleaner, this time. When it comes to black comedy, no film does it better than the 1988 cult-classic, Heathers! What are your favorite moments from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Heroes of Horror: The Devil's Backbone (2001)

Young Carlos must help the spirit of another poor orphan who has died under mysterious circumstances in Guillermo del Toro's stunning ghost story, The Devil's Backbone. Why is Carlos your Hero of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Day of the Dead (1985)

All the extras who portrayed zombies in the climax received for their services: a cap that said "I Played A Zombie In 'Day of the Dead'", a copy of the newspaper from the beginning of the film (the one that says THE DEAD WALK!), and one dollar. Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: The Relic (1997)

The ancient terror, Kothoga, wreaks havoc in a natural history museum in 1997's The Relic. Why is Kothoga your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: May (2002)

May: So many pretty parts and no pretty wholes. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Emily Perkins

As a young girl, Horror fans first came to know Emily Perkins as the heroic Beverly Marsh from Stephen King's It. Her breakthrough performance would come years later as the younger of the two Fitzgerald sisters in Ginger Snaps, where she played the reclusive Brigette. Perkins would return in each of the Ginger Snaps sequels, and she has appeared in a number of other films and TV series, including the hit show, Supernatural. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: The Gate (1987)

Hordes of demons pour out of a portal to Hell in the 1987 cult-classic, The Gate, as depicted in this understated poster. What do you like best about The Gate? Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick in a rarely seen image from behind the scenes of the 1980s classic, The Shining! You won't see actress Shelley Duvall smiling in any of these pics, Kubrick tormented the poor actress in order to achieve the gut-wrenching performance we saw on screen. Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Zombie (1979)

Zombie Vs Shark. Need I go on? What are your favorite moments from Lucio Fulci's gore classic, Zombie? Read The Full Post HERE!

Villains of Horror: Angel Heart (1987)

Robert De Niro stars as the sadistic Louis Cyphre, a seemingly straightforward businessman that sends private detective Harry Angel out on a missing persons case to track down one of his debtors. Cyphre proves to be anything but innocent, as this image clearly proves. Why is Louis Cyphre your favorite Villain of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: Tales from the Crypt (1971)

Peter Cushing was originally intended to play Ralph Jason, but after looking at the script he persuaded the producers that he would do more justice to the role of Mr. Grimsdyke Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: Godzilla Final Wars (2004)

The great Manda returns to cause more destruction in Godzilla Final Wars! Do you prefer this newly-revamped version of the creature over the 1963 original? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: The Devil's Rejects (2005)

Captain J.T. Spaulding: What's the matter, kid? Don't ya like clowns?

Jamie: [Crying] No...

Captain J.T. Spaulding: Why? Don't we make ya laugh? Aren't we fuckin' funny? You best come up with an answer, cos I'm gonna come back here and check on you and your momma, and if you ain't got a reason why you hate clowns, I'm gonna kill your whole fucking family. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Kaneto Shindô

The name Kaneto Shindô will forever live in the annals of Japanese folk art for his two incredible contributions to the Horror genre. Shindô is a supreme visual storyteller, which can be seen in both Onibaba, and Kuroneko. His highly-influential works would have a dramatic effect on future filmmakers in Japan and around the world. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)

This beautifully-painted poster comes from the Hammer Horror original, The Curse of the Werewolf, Hammer's only handling of the werewolf legend. What are the signs of the werewolf according to this film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Hellraiser (1987)

Frank lusts for the unimaginable pain and pleasure that are promised by the Lament Configuration, and in Hellraiser, he will get more than he desires! What are your favorite moments from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Heroes of Horror: Black Christmas (1974)

When a sorority house falls under attack by an unseen killer hiding in the attic, only Jess is left to defend herself in the 1974's Black Christmas! Olivia Hussey stars as one of the first 'Final Girls' in Bob Clark's Christmas classic. Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: The Dentist (1996)

The real-life serial killer dentist, Glennon Engleman (1928-'99), was the inspiration for the story of the film. Corbin Bernsen had previously played Engleman in the 1993 telefilm "Beyond Suspicion". Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: Halloween (1978)

John Carpenter poses besides Michael Myers, himself, as played by actor and stuntman Tony Moran. Who else is credited as starring as The Shape in the original Halloween? Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: Legend (1985)

Legendary actor, Tim Curry, becomes lost in his role as the dark demon prince, the Lord of Darkness, pictured here in all of his glory. This astounding feat in practical makeup effects has rarely met its match, with the incredible designs attributable to Rob Bottin and his special effects crew. Why is the Lord of Darkness your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Quotes: The Thing (2011)

Juliette: What are you saying?

Kate Lloyd: Not all of us are human. It could be any of us. Read The Full Post HERE!

Names in Horror: Jenette Goldstein

You know her, you love her... It's the great Jenette Goldstein, AKA Vasquez from James Cameron's Aliens. Jenette has always provided a powerful screen presence in each of her roles, following up her appearance in Aliens with an equally-astounding performance as Diamondback in the cult-classic, Near Dark, the following year. Cameron would have her return in a brief role as John Connor's stepmom in the action blockbuster, Terminator 2. More recently, she has been seen in the After Dark Horrorfest entry, Autopsy, as a sadistic nurse. Read The Full Post HERE!

Horror Posters: The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

This is one train that you can stand to be late for! A fittingly shocking and bloody poster for the equally-disturbing film. The Midnight Meat Train is one of the few instances in which computerized blood may actually be justified over practical effects, due to Ryûhei Kitamura's stylized handling of the gore. Read The Full Post HERE!

Behind the Scenes: King Kong (1933)

This impressive maquette comes care of the great Willis O'Brien from the making of King Kong, from 1933. The original model for Kong only stood 18-inches high, as compared to the claimed 50-foot beast that we see in the film. Read The Full Post HERE!

Great Moments in Horror: Jaws (1975)

“Smile you son of a...” Leaving behind the logistics of blowing a shark up using the compressed air in a scuba diving tank, director Steven Spielberg has given us a powerful finale in this defining moment from the movie Jaws. What are your favorite scenes from the film? Read The Full Post HERE!

Villains of Horror: The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

The serpentine Lady Sylvia Marsh is responsible for seducing her young victims before sacrificing them to the great White Worm in Ken Russell's nightmarish Lair of the White Worm. Why is Lady Sylvia Marsh your favorite villain of Horror? Read The Full Post HERE!

Terror Trivia: The Stepfather (1987)

Jill Schoelen claimed she was so disturbed from filming the violent final act, she had recurring nightmares for a week about being chased by Terry O'Quinn. These nightmares occurred as a re-enactment of the scene she was filming at the time. Read The Full Post HERE!

Terrible Moments in Horror: Howling 3 (1987)

For the uninitiated, the subtitle for Howling 3 is The Marsupials, which should answer a lot of questions in this unusual scene. Here, we see Jerboa giving birth to her marsupial werewolf offspring, which she will nurse to health in her pouch. Weird? You don't know the half of it. Watch Howling 3: The Marsupials for more terrible moments in Horror. Read The Full Post HERE!

Movie Monsters: London After Midnight (1927)

While the film has gone unseen for nearly a century, Lon Chaney's horrifying makeup from London After Midnight has left a legacy of its own for the acclaimed actor. Why is this ghoul from London After Midnight your favorite movie monster? Read The Full Post HERE!