Hello, Sidney: Scream and Its Sequels, From Top to Bottom

In less than a week, Scream 5 will hit theatres and officially kick off the 2022 horror movie schedule. Aside from Halloween Ends, it’s arguably this year’s most anticipated genre offering. Over a decade has passed since the last Scream movie and a lot has changed in horror. James Vanderbilt and Gary Busick take over […]

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A Cut Above the Rest: The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2021

Following a year where studios shelved most major horror releases, 2021 saw theaters slowly re-open across North America. Even if things weren’t back to normal, horror rewarded patient fans with an exceptional year for new releases. But in somewhat of a surprising turn of events, the highly anticipated movies didn’t universally live up to the […]

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Return to Sender: Re-Gift These Presents From 7 Horror Movies

As Christmas ends and Boxing Day chaos follows, you may wake up looking at what you got from office gift exchanges and extended friend and family Secret Santa’s. If you’re lucky, your Secret Santa got you a Starbucks gift card. More often than not, you probably ended up with something completely random that fit under […]

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The Naughty List: Creepiest Kids of Horror

You better watch out, you better not cry. Better not pout, I’m telling you why… Yes, it’s that time of year. Maybe you have your ‘Elf on the Shelf’ out. We know Santa’s been checking and updating his list all year, but it’s never too late to end up on the ‘Naughty List.’ And let’s […]

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Check In, Stay the Night: Eight Creepy Five-Star Horror Hotels

Horror loves its ‘terrible places‘. The looming Gothic castles of Hammer horror movies. Remote cabins in dense woods. Haunted houses with creaking doors and dimly lit halls. According to American professor Carol J Clover, the ‘terrible place’ was one of several necessary ingredients for horror. Though they may not immediately come to mind, hotels have […]

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Halloween Haunts: Take a Tour of these Haunted Attraction Horror Movies

As Halloween approaches, it’s time for scary movies, pumpkin patches, haunted hayrides, and scare parks. Over the last decade, haunted attractions or scream parks have increased in popularity alongside escape rooms. Clearly, there’s money to be made in scares. To date, there’s even been at least one good documentary on the subject, Haunters: The Art […]

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Paranormal Activity: Ranking the Found-Footage Franchise

Cannibal Holocaust introduced grindhouse fans to the found-footage format. Two decades later, The Blair Witch Project took the format mainstream with its pre-viral marketing campaign and pseudo-documentary approach. A handful of found-footage horror movies would surface in the early 2000’s. Yet Paranormal Activity was the true follow-up box office hit that cemented the approach as […]

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V/H/S Horror Series Ranked From Worst to Best

At the peak of the format’s popularity, the found-footage subgenre produced a handful of successful horror franchises. Arguably, The Paranormal Activity franchise – which also has a belated sequel surfacing soon – was the most lucrative. Though much smaller in scale, the Hell House LLC trilogy produced decent, but diminishing, scares. With four movies and […]

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