Thumper, Ben, Lassie, Willard, Cujo…my pet gator? Why have you chosen to forsake me? In Episode 16 we explored this very question and got down and dirty in the animal kingdom. These are some of the scariest pets and animals to have ever graced the silver screen and boy have they gone bad! They PRETEND to be man’s best friend but ultimately they’ve got other things in store for us weak and inferior humans. Before you race out to the pet store watch the ten scariest films ever made featuring animals!
Archive for ‘Dead Lists’
Dead List: Our Favorite Killers
Killers! Almost every horror movie has one but not all are as memorable as the method of their kills. From franchise favorites to indie maniacs, to make The Scariest Things’ list you need to have style, panache or a really high body count.
A Celebration of Slashers Part 2: Slasher Movie Bracket Fight!
What’s the best slasher film of all time? What better way to find out by doing a bracket fight! 64 of the most notable horror films face off in a tournament-style bracket. The all-time classics you know face off against the underground fringe exploitation fare… who comes out on top? You pick!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode C : The Horror Movie Championship Tournament LIVE run through!
It’s hard to believe, but we made it! The Scariest Things turned 100 episodes old, and we had some of our Patreon pals and horror media associates to celebrate with us by picking through our Horror Movie Championship Tournament, where we picked the best Horror Movie of all Time!
A Slasher Film Celebration Part 1 of 2: Ranking 120 Slasher Films into Tiers (for Fears)
We are celebrating the influence of the slasher movie to the horror genre by ranking them in tiers! The sheer volume of knife-wielding psycho movies is almost overwhelming, but The Scariest Things has taken the time to accumulate as many mad slasher films as we could and compared them to each other. The cool thing? If you disagree, you can shuffle the deck and make your own choices!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LCXVIII: Ranking the Films in Our Favorite Franchises
By popular demand, The Scariest Crew is breaking down some franchise horror. We decided to pick three series each and rank the movies within the series. We’ll be doing this again because we had so much fun comparing and contrasting the films, and there are SO MANY franchises that we weren’t able to talk about.
Dead List: Top 10 French (language) Horror Films
Wine, cheese, croissants… and some of the most brutal horror in the world! C’est le top 10 des films d’horreur français!
Dead List: The Big List of Pandemic and Infectious Horror Movies
Welcome to the new reality, folks! While you are at shuttered in at home, many of you have been curious […]
Dead List: Horror Movies on (and under) the High Seas
The old notification on medieval maps stating “Here there be monsters!” still applies within modern genre film. Many of our greatest, and more than a few of the worst genre films are set at sea. The Scariest Things has a guide for those of you who like a little salt water with your scares.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XC: Black History Horror : Our Favorite Characters
In the sophisticated current age of genre fare, black characters are getting meatier and more significant roles in horror feature films. It hasn’t always been that way though. In Episode 90, The Scariest Things discusses the pioneers of black horror cinema, as well as some of the new faces looking to move the genre forward.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXXVIII: Celebrating Women Horror Directors
Happy Women in Horror Month! In celebration of the contributions of women creators and directors, The Scariest Things invited Gwen Callahan from The Portland Horror Film Festival to discuss some of the great contributions from women behind the camera.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXXVII: The Worst Horror Films of 2019
What’s that smell? That, friends of the podcast, is the stench of the worst horror movies of 2019! It’s a smell that lingers and we’d like to move past, but we have to acknowledge the stinkers of last year.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXXVI: The Best Horror Movies of 2019
The Golden Era of Horror films shows no signs of letting up if judging by the quality of features offered up in 2019. Now it’s time to talk about our favorites!
Eric’s Top 19 Horror Movie Moments from 2019
It’s not just about the movies, it’s about the MOMENTS within the movies that often make the difference between memorable and forgettable. Eric looks back on his favorite scenes from 2019.
Robert’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2019
2019 was another epic year for our favorite genre! Choosing only 10 to be the Best of the Best this year was hard work!
Movie Posters We Love: Top 10 Horror Posters from 2019
Once again Hollyweird cranked up the almighty money-making hype machine and got to work on some very fine artistry. While it’s got to be more and more difficult for graphic designers to cram all of the fear, fright, and gore on to an iPhone screen, designers have not yet thrown in the towel!
Eric’s Top 10 Horror Movies of 2019
It was a great year for Horror Films, and without an individual film that was head and shoulders above the rest, making this a bit of a challenge to pick a top 10. There was a nice mix of film festival independent darlings, as well as some surprisingly good major studio offerings this year. If you haven’t done so already, go listen to our favorite movies of the decade. I believe we are still in the middle of the golden age of quality horror stories.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXXV: Our Favorite Horror Movies of the Decade
There can be little doubt that the past decade has been another wonderful golden era for horror movies. The generational change of horror voices arrived in a big way in the Teens, and horror movies have found serious purchase in both critical and popular appeal. The Scariest Things brings the WHOLE TEAM to the podcast this week, as Robert and Joseph join Mike, Liz, and Eric to promote our favorite genre offerings from the past ten years.
Liz’s Top 10 Horror Films of 2019
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…year end list time!
Mike’s Top 10 Horror Films of 2019
2019 was as year that was awfully similar to its most recent astrological brethren, 2018. There were some awfully big, earnest, and well-heeled horror offerings – while at the same time, 2019 served up the weird, the indy, and the quirky in spades!
A is for Amityville: An Alphabetical Horror Movie Quiz
Wake up, Nancy! Falling asleep for a pop quiz could be DEADLY. Because, you know, Freddie might get you. Let’s see how well you know your second level horror titles. Get your #2 pencils ready. This is a closed book test.
The Scariest Thing Dead List: A Whole Bunch of Back to School Films!
As Summer fades into fall, we leave the summer camps behind and prepare for the thrill and dread of millions. We’re going back to school! Nooooo!!!
YOUR Horror Movie Personal Profile and The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXIII: The SPEED ROUND
So, enough about us, what about you? What are YOUR horror movie preferences? We’ve developed a 100 question portfolio that asks you the tough questions that make up your own Horror Movie Profile!
TV Terror: 10 Terrifying Shows From Europe & the UK
Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament, and, oh yes, ghosts! Take a European vacation from your couch with the Top 10 Horror TV Shows from Europe and the UK!
Top 25 Horror Films with Disabled Characters
That deaf, dumb, blind kid sure knows how to kick some monster ass! We celebrate the 29th anniversary of the ADA with a look at 25 impactful movies featuring characters with disabilities.
Pride Month: TST Celebrates 25 Important Queer horror films
The Scariest Things celebrates Pride Month by looking back at the sometimes awkward but always fascinating role of queer culture has in horror movies. In a word: Progress.
When Johnny Came Marching Home Again as a Zombie: 22 War Themed Horror Movies for Memorial Day
As America honors its fallen soldiers, The Scariest Things is taking time out to remember some of the warriors lost […]
Mother’s Day Horror!
Happy Mother’s Day! Let this poster be a message to you, don’t forget to call your mom! (Or Else) Here are ten of our favorite horror movie moms, for good or EVIL!
Great Horror Movie Opening Scenes: Video Clips (NSFW)
Aaaaaand… ACTION! Here are the video clips of Mike and Eric’s Episode 60 favorite opening scenes from horror movies. Beware, […]
Happy Arbor Day! Fifteen killer plant movies… you know they have it in for us, right?
There are a surprising number of killer plants in horror movies. Some of them great, some… um… not so much. Here we have the good, the bad, and the utterly ridiculous.