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Checkout our rundowns of the best horror sub-genres around, discover new movies and find out everything that is going on in the world of horror. We strive to not only bring you the latest horror movie reviews and news but also be your guide through weird, wonderful and twisted world of horror. From the classics right up to modern-day masterpieces.

Learn about horror sub-genres, the directors and actors who made them a reality and the new generation of horror film-makers who now carry the flame. Discover unheard of gems and fill in the gaps in your knowledge. Only one thing left to do, get stuck in.

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In Remembrance of a Horror Icon: George A. Romero (1940 – 2017)

Mike

In Remembrance of a Horror Icon: George A. Romero (1940 – 2017). In 1968 George Andrew Romero released his full directorial debut which would change cinema and popular culture forever…

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5 of the Most Extreme Vomit Scenes in Horror

Mike

Test your mettle by watching these clips of the 5 most extreme vomit scenes in horror. Of all the effluvia sprayed and splattered in horror there is one which is none more stomach-churning than vomit…

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Who's Watching Oliver (2017) Review

Basie Settle

The act of creating any independent horror film entirely in the absence of studio support is always impressive entirely regardless—and sometimes in spite—of the end result. Indie horror is always to be celebrated and encouraged. They’re very real art, but they often take very real work to appreciate.

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Alien: Covenant (2017) Review

Catherine Farrell

Throughout its two-hour run time Alien Covenant attempts to answer questions about human responsibility, the origin of life and artificial intelligence (to name a few). But if you’re seeking it out in the hopes for closure following the events of Prometheus, you will surely be disappointed. Not to say that the lingering questions left from the previous film go unaddressed, but this film only adds more mythology and confusion to an aging franchise, with now six films and counting.

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The Dark Tapes (2017) Review

Basie Settle

Maybe the most ambitious of the noteworthy indie horrors for 2016-2017, The Dark Tapes definitely deserves its underground cred. The uniquely structured four-part Southbound-style plot weaves together four tangentially related stories that together offer a deconstruction and exploration of the supernatural.

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Surviving a Slasher Film: 101

Kaylee Cook

This year, some of the most anticipated slasher reboots are scheduled to be released. In preparation for the upcoming revivals, we thought it would responsible to provide our readers with this handy survival guide. Please read carefully and do not discount the obvious, as we’ve seen what happens when even the simplest of rules are broken.

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Isolation Horror Movies

Catherine Farrell

Isolation in horror films is not a new trend. However, the torture soaked isolation films of the 2000s might make it seem that way. This movement, a focus on the individual and on the feeling of being isolated, was quietly marked by the arrival of Cube (1997) and Audition (1999) in the late 90s.

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Giallo Horror Movies

Basie Settle

Garish orange-red blood spatters across the wallpaper like someone dropped a bucket of latex paint. In the closet, there’s a weird doll on a tricycle. In the kitchen, a man in a tan trenchcoat is drinking J&B scotch, totally unaware. Giallo, meet the HorrorRated readers. Readers, meet Giallo.

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Halloween: Revamped, Revisited

Kaylee Cook

The rumors are true! We’ve recently confirmed the 2017 reboot of John Carpenter’s classic, Halloween. The latest addition to the Michael Meyers franchise has entered the initial stages of production, and although the film’s release date has yet to be revealed, we do know that Carpenter will be closely involved.

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The B-Movies of '80s Horror

Aleks Archy

The 1980s were a goldmine for those of us who enjoy B horror movies. The key elements for a good B horror movie are schlock, humor, and a certain amount of effort (however misguided) put into making the movie. It’s easy to make a bad movie. Making a B movie takes a bit more effort.

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