Read behind-the-scenes secrets and fun facts about the horror franchise starring Drew Barrymore, Courteney Cox, and more, before the 2022 film comes.
With special effects, it's hard to recognize the actors behind Voldemort, Pennywise, and Gollum. Here's what the stars look like in real life.
Two pairs earned perfect scores for scary-good performances inspired by Jordan Peele's movie "Us" and the Stephen King classic "It."
Jamie Lee Curtis arrived at the "Halloween Kills" premiere on Tuesday dressed as the character Marion Crane from "Psycho."
The lead of the "Chucky" series, Zackary Arthur, said that the crew was able to bring the doll to life so it felt like "working with another actor."
After 8 movies, a tv series about the killing doll, Chucky, will premiere on Tuesday 12th October. It is a sequel to the original movie.
Stephen King said the paperback advance on "Carrie" bowled over his family in 1973 and he used it to help his cancer-patient mother retire.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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: […]
Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers in the horror genre â€” 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jordan Peele has created another horror masterpiece with “Us,” the terrifying follow-up to “Get Out.” Much like “Get Out,” this nightmare has a dizzying ending that will leave you weighing different theories in your head long after you leave the theatre. In the video above, we unpack all of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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