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RIP Wes Craven, Iconic Director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream

Iconic horror director Wes Craven died today aged 76, of brain cancer. In addition to creating the character of Freddy Krueger in Nightmare on Elm Street and the most famous meta-horror franchise with Scream, he also directed People Under the Stairs, Swamp Thing, and The Hills Have Eyes. » 8/30/15 6:38pm Sunday 6:38pm

Hear What Famous Horror Movies' Theme Music Sounds Like in a Major Key


Oh my god. What happens when you shift the theme music for The X-Files from its natural minor key into a major one? Well, you get what sounds like the opening theme to an adorable Japanese RPG videogame from the Super Nintendo era. Muted Vocal recorded it and four other classic horror movie themes in the same fashion,… » 8/13/15 2:20pm 8/13/15 2:20pm

New Anthology Has Women Fighting Lovecraft's Horrors. It's About Time.

H.P. Lovecraft was maybe not the most woman-friendly writer out there. His works teem oleaginously with many things, but not prominent female characters (although Shub-Niggurath, Black Goat and Mother of a Thousand Young, remains an inspiring role model for evil girls everywhere). But change is coming to the mythos: … » 8/10/15 3:45pm 8/10/15 3:45pm

What's the Most Revolting Thing You've Ever Seen in a Horror Movie?

Some horror movies are carefully constructed operas of psychological dread. And others are just out to make you feel like you’re gonna yak into your popcorn. While we love the former, today’s question is all about the latter: what is the single most repulsive, gore-gastic thing anyone’s ever dared to put onscreen? » 7/31/15 2:00pm 7/31/15 2:00pm

We Asked Tom Hiddleston All About The Wild Sexuality In Crimson Peak

Guillermo del Toro is doing full-on gothic romance in his new movie Crimson Peak, and he told us to expect “kinky,” unsettling action. We talked to the stars at Comic-Con, and asked Tom Hiddleston about the movie’s transgressive sexuality. And Jessica Chastain told us she was covered with bruises. » 7/15/15 11:27am 7/15/15 11:27am

Our Spoiler-Free First Impressions of Campy Slasher Comedy Scream Queens

Scream Queens’ Jamie Lee Curtis is perfection. On the gory new campus comedy from Glee’s Ryan Murphy, the horror legend plays a deliciously arch, newly-promoted Dean of Students who haaates sororities. We saw the first episode, and wondered: can the rest of the show keep up with Curtis? » 7/13/15 4:15pm 7/13/15 4:15pm