Being one of the biggest directors ever brings with it a lot of power. There are a lot of ways to use that power. Fortunately, Steven Spielberg has opted to use that power to help good actors get good roles and, apparently, save cult classic film franchises.
An all-star comedy cast has assembled for truTV’s new horror comedy anthology series, Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters, which premiered earlier this week with an episode starring Seth Green and a menacing cartoon bear. Now, io9 has an exclusive first look at next week’s episode.
If your horror-movie enjoyment requires high production values, plots delivered without yawning holes, and dialogue that always makes sense, well, best move along. If, however, you delight in horror that’s so “bad” it’s gone all the way back to good—and is genuinely entertaining—have we got a fun list for you.
R.L. Stine, the master of ghoulish, goosebump-inducing kid’s horror, is making a welcome return to comics after his debut last year with the weird and sinister Man-Thing for Marvel. This time around, it’ll be a whole new series of spooky happenings, as part of a wide-sweeping new deal he has with Boom Studios.
Sure, there’s already a TV show in the works—but news just broke that MGM is working to bring killer-doll classic Child’s Play back to the big screen.
It’s the timeless story of two parents coming back to haunt their children... after being summoned by a wireless electricity experiment. Um, hold on a second, Our House, you might’ve lost me there.
As every horror fan is well aware, we’re getting a new Halloween movie this fall that will ignore all the sequels, picking up with O.G. Final Girl Laurie Strode decades after the events of the first film. It seems like a very effective way to breathe new life into an old franchise. So why stop with Halloween?
It’s annoying when the thermostats, cameras, and other features of a smart home don’t work. When they’re trying to kill you, it’s another problem altogether. Netflix’s upcoming film, Tau, is focused on how one might get out of such a horrifying situation.
Hereditary is no ordinary horror movie. It has some shocking frights, but its slow-burn dread is what burrows under your skin and haunts your nightmares. It’s a unique film, but there are other terrifying movies out there that also explore similar themes (like families being menaced by weird, twisted supernatural…
These days, everyone is a little paranoid about online security. But no one could imagine it getting as bad as it does in the trailer for the new film Unfriended: Dark Web.
From the moment the horrifying, demonic nun from hell made her first appearance in The Conjuring 2, it was obvious that she’d eventually make her triumphant return to the screen to scare the shit out of everything. Folks, the time has come—check out the first trailer for The Nun.
If you saw Hereditary when it came out this past weekend, chances are the creepy horror movie is still under your skin, despite any effort to scrub or claw it away. That’s exactly the way writer/director Ari Aster wants you to feel.
Arachnophobia is one of those movies that gets scarier the less you remember it. Because you want to forget. Because it’s giant spiders. Sadly, Amblin Entertainment won’t let us forget, as it has teamed up with Aquaman director James Wan to remake the 1990 horror comedy.
The first trailer for the new Halloween dropped this morning and, for many, it was their first realization of what this new movie is. It’s a sequel, yes, but also a reboot in that it ignores every single other Halloween movie except the 1978 John Carpenter original.
To call the first trailer for Universal and Blumhouse’s Halloween reboot “scary” is an understatement. It isn’t just horrific or unsettling—it’s something much more that’ll leave you feeling cold, terrified, and hyped as hell to see the movie.
A few years back, io9 featured filmmaker John Panton’s short Line Signal, a chronicle of a lone women’s spectacularly spooky trail run. Now he’s back with Surveyor, another tale of a regular person who just happens to stumble into some very unsettling surroundings.
What is it about dance companies that makes them the perfect subject matter for horror movies?
We’re all about fun viral marketing. But having seeing Hereditary—which stars Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, and Alex Wolff—this particular example may be a little too creepy.
Freddy Krueger usually travels through people’s dreams. But when he does try to fly commercial, he’s got a big problem—weapons are not allowed on board.
Uma Thurman playing the creepy headmaster of a mysterious school is almost reason enough to be interested in Down a Dark Hall. Luckily the movie, based on the YA novel by Lois Duncan, has more going on than just that.