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Horror Origins – The Joker and The Man Who Laughs!

Being the nightmare-creation of Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson, and pitted against the Dark Knight of Gotham, Joker (Batman # 1, 1940)...

The Wolf Man and the Haunting Lore of the Werewolf

Originally I set out to compile a list of my favorite werewolf movies to watch around Halloween but so much time was spent talking...

“I Like Scary Movies” Pop Up Returning to Los Angeles

Earlier this summer a building n downtown Los Angeles was transformed into a living homage to horror movies. I Like Scary Movies saw fans...

Remembering Tim Conway and Horror Spoof ‘The Private Eyes’

Tim Conway passed away today at the age of 85. He may be most remembered as a part of the ensemble cast on The Carol...

Horror in Black and White: ‘The Haunting’ (1963)

In 1961, Robert Wise was finishing up post-production on West Side Story, when he happened upon a review of Shirley Jackson's The...

WiHM: 5 Classic Horror Movies Co-Written by Women

We love seeing female screenwriters working in horror. Films like Cam and Ginger Snaps were beautifully woven by women who brought their experiences and insight...

Horror in Black and White: ‘The Bat’ (1959)

A mysterious old house, a masked killer, a $1 million theft, and a best-selling mystery novelist converge in 1959's The Bat...

Women in Horror Month: Why Do We Love Horror?

In the horror community, the month of February is also known by another name: Women in Horror Month.

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The upcoming ninth film in the Saw franchise has been a head scratcher ever since it's initial announcement. The film is a story from...

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Count Dracula is sure to be a fan of the U.S. Mint's move to place bats on the back of U.S. quarters. Of course,...

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Deadline has reported that Sam Richardson (Veep) is set to star in Werewolves Within, a big-screen adaptation of Ubisoft's virtual reality game. The project is...

Issa Lopez Set to Write/Direct Adaptation of Matthew Baker’s ‘Lost Souls’

Issa Lopez landed solidly on everyone's radar with her brilliant film Tigers are not Afraid last year, garnering praise from critics and audiences alike...