All The Reasons To Get Excited About Horror Movies In 2014

So far, it's been an exciting year for horror. Afflicted is a "damn fine film," The Babadook is a must see, and Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the most gorgeous horror films ever. 2014 is really shaping out to be a great year for horror, and it's not over yet. Here are several reasons to be thrilled about the future of … » 4/09/14 9:48am 4/09/14 9:48am

Black Moon's Insomnia Epidemic Is The Most Unsettling Apocalypse Of All

We're living in a golden age of apocalyptic books right now, with everybody from Margaret Atwood to Cormac McCarthy to Colson Whitehead telling apocalyptic tales. We've had a plague apocalypse, and an apocalypse where children's voices are toxic. But the insomnia plague in Kenneth Calhoun's Black Moon is still uniquely … » 3/31/14 4:30pm 3/31/14 4:30pm

The Year's First Must-See Horror Movie Is So Much More Than That

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Jennifer Kent's Australian thriller The Babadook is of the big success stories from this year's Sundance Film Festival. The story seems standard enough: A boogieman character named the Babadook terrorizes a single mother, Amelia (Essie Davis) and her son Samuel (Noah Wiseman), who's so poorly behaved, he's a bit of a… » 3/28/14 1:20pm 3/28/14 1:20pm

Supernatural Shows Why Good People Stay Silent In The Face Of Evil

Here's a particularly affecting moment from last night's Supernatural, in which we see the true banality of evil — not speaking up in the face of monstrous events — and how it's haunted this ex-nun for decades. It's astonishing that this old workhorse of a show can still blow you away sometimes. » 3/26/14 3:29pm 3/26/14 3:29pm

This Short Documentary About Sleep Paralysis Plays Like a Horror Movie

Even though sleep paralysis has a logical, scientific explanation, when you experience a sleep paralysis episode, it can feel like you're in a supernatural horror movie. And this short documentary won't make getting back to sleep any easier. » 3/19/14 8:00pm 3/19/14 8:00pm