What is it about all things horror that draw us in, no matter how young? Find out about the wide world of children’s horror, what makes it scary, and what it tells us about our most fundamental fears.
Shannon LewisThings that scare me: needles and lumps
What is Body Horror?
From artsy darlings like Earwig to slashers like Hellraiser to fantasy flicks like Edward Scissorhands, body horror is a broad genre. But what exactly is it, and why are we so often drawn to it?
What is Anthology Horror (and Why I Love it)
From campfire stories told in hushed whispers to eleven-season shows on Fx, horror anthology has a long, sometimes terrible, often brilliant history. Learn more about the genre, its tropes, where it fails, and where it shines.
31 Days of Halloween: A Horror Movie Checklist (2022)
Not sure what to watch? Check out our daily horror movie recommendation from October 2022. There are 31 movies – I guarantee you’ll like at least one.
Artist Profile: Dominic Franciso (Bound Unto Root)
Learn more about Bound Unto Root’s Dominic Francisco: his projects, his fears, his favorite kind of horror, and more.
The Best Scene in Phil Tippett’s Mad God
Created over the course of several decades, Phil Tippett’s Mad God delivers a powerful movie watching experience. Especially when it comes to one scene in particular…
The Meaning of White in Horror
White is a surprisingly popular color in horror, appearing everywhere from slasher films to psychological thrillers. But what does it mean? Find out more.
The Meaning of Black in Horror
Black: the single most iconic color of horror. Found everywhere, used all the time. But what, exactly, does it mean?
The Meaning of Grey in Horror
From black-and-white cinematography to creepy grey fungus, find out what it means when you see gray in horror. Read more.
The Meaning of Pink in Horror
From Carrie to It Follows to Jennifer’s Body, find out how horror uses pink to create uniquely “girly” horror