One of The Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness offerings is a double genre collision mashup on the high prairie. […]
lightninliBy day, Eric is a mild-mannered Architect, bringing great buildings to the good boys and girls of his hometown of Portland, Oregon. By night, he is a disreputable podcaster looking to promote the best and worst of horror movies!
Horror Shorts: Meow (2018)
Here kitty, kitty, kitty! AAAAAIIEEEEE!!!!
Eric’s Review: Dave Made a Maze (2017)
Dave made a Maze is surreal pop performance art that uses confetti for blood and silly string for guts. Completely unique and very odd.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXVIII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #50-41
We have now crossed over the #50 threshold! Listen to Mike and Eric eat some serious crow on air, as the jury has spoken. (And Mike and Eric are apparently wrong.)
Eric’s Review: The Predator (2018)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
An entertaining and showy movie with a great cast and great dialogue, but an all too familiar been-there-done-that plot.
Horror Movie News: Jordan Peele in discussions to produce Candyman Reboot!
Candyman! Candyman! Candyman! Say it three times and Jordan Peele will produce your movie!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXVII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #60-51
You want gross movies? Here we go! This section of our top 100 features blood and guts to spare!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXXVI: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #70-61
Who wants bonus horror? Well, we’ve got it for you… a little extra has been put into our Top 100 list between 70-61. It stretches the entirety of the genre, from the very beginning to the very recent. Black and white, goofy, and somber. Drink in the next batch of our Top 100 list!
Horror Movie News: Tumbbad Trailer
It’s Bollywood horror! I think I’ve found my elusive great Indian spooky movie. Rahi Anil Bahrvi’s film Tumbbad is going to be premiering at the Venice Film Festival, and then later on at Austin’s Fantastic Fest.
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXXV: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #80-71
The breadth of the genre really shows up in this episode! Gateway kid horror shows up, for the first time (and not the last), plus the movie that launched “torture-porn”, a couple of stellar Korean films, and a feathered gift from the Master of Suspense.
Horror Movie News: Overlord Trailer
Paramount and J.J. Abrams are bringing a big budget WWII zombie film to the screen this November! It sounds a bit like Castle Wolfenstein, and that’s a good thing.
Horror Movie News: Suspiria Trailer 2
Another trailer has dropped for the highly anticipated remake of Suspiria. This time with more exposition!
Eric’s Review: Goodnight Mommy (2014)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Patience will pay off for the audience willing to persevere when watching this multi-troped thoughtful drama. The horror comes late, and with an emotional punch.
Horror Movie News: Slice Trailer
It’s the trailer you’ve all been waiting for! Nope. Not Suspiria. Not Halloween. It’s Slice. And it looks like a whole lot of fun.
Horror Movie News: The Nun Teaser Pulled for a Jump Scare
Come on Warner Brothers, you can do better than this. Perhaps the cheapest jump scare in movie advertising history.
Horror Movie News: The Barge People Trailer
The idyllic canals of jolly old England provide the killing grounds for a group of mutant amphibious cannibals, in the upcoming retro-horror film The Barge People.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXIV: The Top 100 Horror Films of All Time #90-81
We move on with our favorite Horror Movies of all Time. Here come the Horror Comedies! And, J-Horror has landed, along with a couple of very recent favorites.
The Scariest Things Big List: Our Top 100 Horror Films of All Time
Your official Scariest Things guide to our favorite horror movies!
Eric’s Review: The Meg
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
It’s a big dumb shark movie. And, if you’re like me, and you like a good creature feature, it’s a fun film.
Horror TV News: The Passage coming to Fox
Justin Cronin’s epic vampire apocalypse tale is coming to Fox this fall!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXIII: The Top 100 Horror Films OF ALL TIME #100 to 91
Every good horror website needs a master list, so The Scariest Things has finally come up with our TOP 100 HORROR MOVIES OF ALL TIME! And, tonight, we start at the bottom and work our way to the top.
Chris McInroy’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Horror festival fan favorite short-film director Chris McInroy mixes in the humor with the scares (no surprise if you’ve seen his fantastic short films!). Owwwoooooo! Werewolves of London! His top 25:
Andrew Migliore’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Iä! Iä! Andrew Migliore, the man who created the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival comes in with an unutterable and squamous top 25 horror movie list. AIIIEEE!!!
Kian Doughty’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Kian Doughty is a talented young actor who just performed in and co-wrote the Justin Zimmerman short film Made You Look which premiered at the Portland Horror Film Festival, and features some fantastic creature effects from Oscar winner Chris Walas. Kian brings his youthful take on a top 25!
Eric’s Review: Prospect (2018)
★★★ out of ★★★★★
A curious little space-western-thriller, with a standout acting job by Pedro Pascal.
Eric’s Review: Tigers are Not Afraid (2018) [Mexico]
★★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
A dark fantasy of survival, remembrance, and revenge. A spellbinding and heartfelt Mexican offering, full of brilliant little details.
Deena Warner’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Notable horror book cover artist Deena Warner brings a new #1 title to the table, with an old friend in a red and black sweater. And a beat-up old hat. And some knives on his fingers. With chunks of teenager meat on them.
Chris Ralph’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Independent film producer and lifelong College buddy of Msoup and LightninLi, Mr. Christopher Ralph puts on his horror hat… and guess what? Telecommunication and Film grads like the same things that genre fans like! His top 25:
Rocky Gray’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Horror film musical composer and famed rock drummer, Rocky Gray, loves him some demonic possession films, and he has peppered them throughout his top 25 list!
Jay Kay’s Top 25 Horror Movies
Jay Kay, of Horror Happens Radio, goes to a deserted London for his #1 film. (Hey where is everybody?)