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‘Let the Right One In’ not your typical horror movie

By Soren Hough

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Quiet and meditative. Romantic, stark and beautiful. Poignant. These are not the words one usually associates with the horror genre. And yet, the ostensibly horror-themed “Låt den rätte komma in,” or “Let the Right One ...

Looking back on ‘The Shining’

By Nathan Frontiero

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies

Stanley Kubrick produced a masterwork of suspense, escalation and visceral horror in his adaptation of Stephen King’s third novel. There’s so much about “The Shining” that has transcended both the horror genre and broader pop ...

The Top 5 Treehouse of Horror episodes

By Brett Reardon

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Fall is the time of the year when your television screen is a burst of all things spooky and Halloween-y. For as long as I could remember, I’ve always loved the long-running Simpsons Halloween specials, otherwise known as ...

‘Walking Dead,’ ‘American Horror Story’ lead deep cast of horror TV shows

By Cory J. Willey

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

From “The Twilight Zone” to “The Walking Dead,” horror has always had a major foothold in television. While the quality of the genre has arguably declined over the years in the film industry, it seems to be headed in ...

The best horror video games

By Cory J. Willey

October 31, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Technology, Video Games

Every gamer has been there, clinging to their controller, hands clammy from terror as they hesitantly crawl down a corridor. Their eyes begrudgingly glued to the screen as they await the next jump-scare that will send them cowering be...

‘House at the End of the Street’ talks big game, delivers cheap thrills

By Emily Brightman

October 1, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

Director Mark Tonderai’s new film “House at the End of the Street” generated a buzz in the social media world before its release, but the movie itself failed to live up to the hype. Single mother Sarah Cassidy (El...

Horror genre thrives on the small screen

By Kevin Romani

October 27, 2011

Filed under Television

When looking at the most successful television series in the medium’s history, there is a clear pattern of style; most are either situational comedies or dramas set within the real world. The horror genre is completely absent from any “top” lists of television series, and has been rarel...

10 Horror Films From Off the Beaten Path

By Mark Schiffer

October 6, 2009

Filed under Movies, Television

Every year around Halloween, the same television channels play the same horror movies – “Sleepaway Camp” on TBS, “Hellraiser” on AMC, etc. While one would not wish to deride the positive qualities of these films, it...