News

10 movies you didn’t know were based on true stories

Sometimes, part of a movie’s marketing campaign is to tout that it’s based on a true story, like “All the President’s Men” or “Philadelphia.” Yet sometimes movies seem too weird or unbelievable to be true. Steven Spielberg’s “The Terminal” was based on a real man who was stuck inside an […]
10 movies you didn’t know were based on true stories
News

The 22 most iconic horror movie villains of all time

Horror films are a huge part of pop culture, with their villains becoming nightmare fuel for kids for decades. While some villains like Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Leatherface have multiple films to get under your skin, others like Annie from “Misery” or Jack Torrance from “The Shining” needed just […]
The 22 most iconic horror movie villains of all time
News

9 of the best horror movies from Black directors

Contemporary filmmakers like Jordan Peele and Nia DaCosta have joined a rich history of Black horror directors. From blaxploitation classics like “Blacula” (1972) to the fourth instalment of “The Purge” franchise, there are great horror films by Black creatives that everyone should see. Directors William Crain, Ernest Dickerson, Gerard McMurray, […]
9 of the best horror movies from Black directors
News

Everything you may have missed in ‘IT: Chapter 2’

Andrés Muschietti’s “IT: Chapter 2” wraps up the events of the 2017 box office smash ‘It’. The movie is set in 2016, 27 years after the events of the first film. It includes many flashbacks and locations that the characters saw decades ago, so there are ’80s references throughout. Warning: […]
Everything you may have missed in ‘IT: Chapter 2’
News

How Stephen King scares his audience in 3 steps

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers in the horror genre — he’s sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. His books are very similar to the style of H.P. Lovecraft, the father of the cosmic horror genre. It’s not the evil clowns, the ghosts, or monsters that […]
How Stephen King scares his audience in 3 steps
News

Tobey Maguire’s ‘Spider-Man’ is a classic, even though it’s one of the more under-appreciated superhero films

Director Sam Raimi’s“Spider-Man,” starring Tobey Maguire, is one of the more under-appreciated superhero films. But it’s a classic right up there with Christopher Nolan’s Batman and Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. Here’s how Raimi revolutionised the genre with a single sentence: “With great power comes great responsibility.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Tobey Maguire’s ‘Spider-Man’ is a classic, even though it’s one of the more under-appreciated superhero films
News

All the 80s references you missed in “Stranger Things” season 3

The third season of cult Netflix series “Stranger Things” is set in 1985. Seasons 1 and 2 were filled with 80s movie and game references, including “Aliens” and “The Goonies.” We take a look at all the 80s references in season 3, including a potential “IT” easter egg, references to […]
All the 80s references you missed in “Stranger Things” season 3
News

How Hollywood makes fake blood for TV and movies

If you’ve ever seen a horror movie, you’ve seen some fake blood. There’s a pretty simple formula for creating blood that looks real and there are even special techniques to splashing and spraying it to look like someone has been injured or killed. In the video above, special effects specialist […]
How Hollywood makes fake blood for TV and movies
News

15 times actors completely transformed their appearance to play a villain

Some actors completely transform themselves for their roles as terrifying villains. Due to time constraints, the “Harry Potter” crew had to digitally erase Voldemort’s nose. Motion-capture technology helped bring Gollum to life in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Some of the best villains are […]
15 times actors completely transformed their appearance to play a villain
Next Page »