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Should I Watch..? 'The Exorcist'

Nearly fifty years after its release, this film is still revered by many as the scariest film of all time. But why is that and is this claim justified? Luckily, Benjamin Cox doesn't suck anything in Hell...

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10 Must-Watch Christmas Horror Movies

Halloween may be over, but the spooky season is just getting started.

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Should I Watch..? 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre'

Forget the sequels, prequels, spin-offs and remakes - this iconic horror classic is every bit as terrifying as its reputation suggests. Benjamin Cox peeps through his fingers enough to bring you his review...

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9 Infamous Real Houses From Iconic Horror & Halloween Movies

Check out some of the real life houses that served as sets & exterior shots for iconic horror and Halloween movies.

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15 Horror Movies With Ridiculous Titles

The line that divides horror and comedy is often very thin. Check out this list of 15 horror films with titles so ridiculous that you won't believe that they're actual movies!

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Ranking the "Halloween" Movies

Michael Myers is on the loose? Not so groovy, baby. Find out which Myers flicks are the scariest below.

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Should I Watch..? 'Audition' (1999)

With Halloween approaching, families will be looking for a horror movie that everyone will enjoy. This isn't it - only the strongest of stomachs need apply for this brutal J-horror thriller from Takashi Miike. Benjamin Cox reaches for a bucket...

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Ranking the "A Nightmare on Elm Street" Movies

One, two, Freddy's coming for you... but how scary was he when he showed up? Time to decide.

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Ranking the "Friday the 13th" Movies

Jason Voorhees has been a busy bee over the years, but which of his movies rank the highest? Let's find out.

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"Fear Street" Trilogy Review

After a series of brutal slayings, a teen and her friends take on an evil force that's plagued their notorious town for centuries. Welcome to Shadyside.

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5 Extremely Disturbing Movies for Horror Fans Who Think They've Seen It All

Think you've seen it all? Looking for a horror movie that pushes the envelope? Check out this spoiler-free list of five extremely disturbing movies that will haunt and horrify even veterans of the genre.

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"Demonic" (2021) Review: A Comatose Dream World

South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp resurfaces with a demon possessing horror film that has potential, but it never overcomes its low budget woes.

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Ranking the "Scream" Movies 1-4

What’s your favorite scary movie? I rank the "Scream" films 1-4.

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6 Horror Movies From the 70s & 80s That Are So Bad They're Good

Cheesy horror movies are a fan of the genre's guilty pleasure when done right. The following are a few examples of films that you may, or may not, have heard of that have cringe factors that are off-the-charts. Even so, they are surprisingly watchable and, in some cases, downright enjoyable.

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"A Quiet Place Part II" Review

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world.

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"Fear Street": Does Netflix's Horror Trilogy Work?

Netflix and director Leigh Janiak decided to take a gamble on a three-week horror film trilogy event, unlike anything I've seen before. Did this gamble pay off in the end?

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"Fear Street Part 2: 1978" (2021) A '70s Slasher-ific Movie Review

The 'Fear Street' book series by R.L. Stine has garnered plenty acclaim from a loyal cult following over the years. Now it's getting the Hollywood treatment with a brand new cinematic trilogy to be released over three week period. Let's find out if these new film adaptations are worth our time!

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"Fear Street Part 1: 1994" (2021) A '90s Slasher-rific Movie Review

The 'Fear Street' book series by R.L. Stine has garnered plenty acclaim from a loyal cult following over the years. Now it's getting the Hollywood treatment with a brand new cinematic trilogy to be released over three week period. Let's find out if these new film adaptations are worth our time!

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"The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" Review

The Warrens investigate a murder that may be linked to a demonic possession.

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Starting Up: Rob Zombie's "House of 1000 Corpses"

This is my first entry (hopefully!) on a series of articles dedicated to notable directorial debuts.

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Should I Watch..? 'The Cabinet of Dr Caligari' (1920)

After a century, this landmark picture remains the genesis for so many imitators that followed. But what makes it so special? Benjamin Cox wakes up and investigates.

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The Conjuring Universe Films Ranked

This is a ranked list––from worst to best––of the films within The Conjuring Universe, including the newest entry, "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It."

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Shreco Bakari: A Glimpse Inside the Mind Behind "The Ominous Universe"

Shreco Bakari is proving to be a whirlwind in the horror genre, shaking foundations with his "Ominous Universe". While promoting his new film "Carnage", Shreco sat down with me for a small interview.

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"The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It" (2021) A Satanically Exorcised Movie Review

'The Conjuring' is a franchise that's been scaring the crap out of people for nearly a decade now. Does this third official entry in the 'Conjuring' series stack up against its two terrifying predecessors? Why don't you join me in my review and find out if we have the perfect horror trilogy!

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"The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It"... Why Did This Happen?

"The Conjuring" universe franchise has had a successful run, racking up over a billion dollar gross through its many films. The "Conjuring" films have been the most well-received, though James Wan did not return for the third entry. Does it stand up against its predecessors?

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The "Insidious" Franchise and Why Paranormal Horror Isn't Scary

This article outlines the plot of "Insidious Chapter 1," discusses its shortcomings, and finally reflects on the entirety of the paranormal horror genre and how "Insidious" is a perfect example of its failure to be scary.

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"A Quiet Place Part II" - Was It Worth the Wait?

This is a review of the long-anticipated sequel to John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place." Was it worth the wait?

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"Skull: The Mask" (2021) Review - Empty, Heart Removal Horror

A schlocky Brazilian horror film with tons of gore can't save Skull: The Mask from feeling like an underacted, poorly written mess. How many wrestling moves can you squeeze into a horror film? Skull: The Mask has the answer for you.

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"Army of the Dead" (2021) A Deadly Snyder Movie Review

Zack Snyder is back with an all new zombie epic! His first time officially back into the horror genre since his 2004 remake of 'Dawn of the Dead.' Will this be as beloved? Let's talk about it!

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The Deadliest Killers in Japanese Horror Cinema

Japanese horror cinema has long terrified worldwide audiences with vengeful ghosts and murderous demons. Here are the deadliest killers ever from J-horror.

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Coppola's "Dracula": Sexualizing the Vampire in a Horrific Way

Coppola's take at the "Dracula" story is a striking one, yet it is one that emphasized vampires' sexual nature long before "Twilight" hit stores.

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Ranking "The Conjuring" Universe 1-8

I rank "The Conjuring" universe movies 1 through 8.

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Movie Review: "Things Heard & Seen"

This is a non-spoiler review of "Things Heard & Seen" starring Amanda Seyfried, James Norton, Natalia Dyer, and more!

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"Spiral" (2021) Review: One Jigsaw Clone Too Many

Spiral stars Chris Rock, Max Minghella, and Samuel L. Jackson. It's directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. The film is the ninth film in the Saw franchise, but serves as a reboot of sorts since Tobin Bell/Jigsaw isn't involved in any sort of capacity.

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"Bloodthirsty" (2021) Review: A Mostly Were-Worthless Werewolf Film

This a horror movie that only teases werewolf carnage and transformations. However, "Bloodthirsty" is way more meaningful than it has any right to be. Especially for a horror film.

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"An American Werewolf in London" - Werewolf Horror at Its Finest

This is a review of 1981's "An American Werewolf in London," a film that checks all of the boxes on my list of what makes werewolves great.

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'Paranormal Activity' - The Main Source of the Found-Footage Problem

Is 'Paranormal Activity' the epitome of everything that's wrong with the found footage subgenre of horror? Possibly.

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'Society' - Horror Through Imagery

This is an exploration of how imagery can truly make a horror movie great, using Brian Yuzna's "Society" as an example.

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Hallucinogenic Horror: Gaspar Noé's "Climax"

Why you should watch Gaspar Noe's hallucinogenic horror "Climax" (2018).

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10 Japanese Horror Films You Need to Watch

An introduction the creepy, weird and wonderful world of J-horror.

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'The Reckoning' (2021) Review: The Devil Never Rests

Neil Marshall's latest film is now playing in select theaters and is available on demand and on digital now.

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'Wrong Turn' (2021) - A Victim of Too Many Ideas

This is a review of 2021's 'Wrong Turn' reboot. Is the film any good? Does it rise above other January horror releases? Read to find out. (Spoilers ahead.)

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"Dracula" (1931) - Exploring Vampire Horror

This is an exploration of 1931's "Dracula." Where does it stand nearly 90 years later, and how does it handle its titular vampire?

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"Red Christmas" - Exploring Christmas Horror

This is a review for "Red Christmas"... a not-very-good horror movie that will leave you wanting more during the holiday season. Read this review to find out why this film fails to deliver. Beware: spoilers lay ahead.

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10 Horror Anthologies That Are Worth the Watch

This is my list of 10 horror anthology films I think are worth checking out. This list is subjective... therefore, opinions are ahead.

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Let's Talk About... The Best Horror Films of the 2010s!

Alright, so I missed the boat slightly on the creepy season sadly... but I worked my butt off writing this article so it's going up regardless! Let's talk about all the great horror movies that the 2010s had to offer: from the creepy crawlies to the subtle yet chilling. Join me as I reminisce!

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Movie Review: “His House”

This is a non-spoiler review of “His House” starring Sope Dirisu, Wunmi Mosaku, Matt Smith, and more!

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Should I Watch..? 'Halloween' (1978)

John Carpenter's cult classic may not have been the first slasher film but it did inspire countless imitators and filmmakers to follow suit. Benjamin Cox decides to stay in and not answer the door.

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"Leprechaun: Origins" - An Unnecessary Reboot

Want to know what I think is the epitome of bad horror reboots? Well, you've come to the right place.

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Movie Review: "Poltergeist"

This is a non-spoiler review of “Poltergeist” starring JoBeth Williams, Heather O’Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, and more!