Horror Features

Welcome to Primetime: Ranking All of Freddy Krueger’s Kills in the ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Series

by Jacob Hall October 28, 2015 @ 9:10 AM
New Line
Freddy’s body count isn’t as high as his colleagues, but that’s okay. Because while others just stab their victims and are done with it, Mr. Krueger transforms his kills into events. Each one is a spectacle worthy of examination. On a recent re-watch of the entire series (including the 2010 remake of the first film), we counted 34 kills across eight movies, not including flashbacks or deaths that were total figments of the imagination conjured up to unsettle victims. And we ranked them all, from the lame and tame kills to the nasty, unforgettable violence that made Freddy a horror icon on the first place.

Breaking Down Every Frame of Unaired ‘Walking Dead’ S6 Footage For Clues to [SPOILER]’s Fate

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 27, 2015 @ 1:56 PM
The shocking events of ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6's latest “Thank You” has fans in an uproar, but has [SPOILER]‘s death finally been exposed? Come, join us on a a crazy train to break down every last bit of as-yet-unaired footage for clues to a major mystery!

Everyone’s Entitled to One Good Scare With These ‘Halloween’ Facts

by ScreenCrush Staff October 16, 2015 @ 2:01 PM
Despite being one of the most popular horror movie franchises with over ten films, plus comic books, merchandise and even a video game. But director John Carpenter filmed the original for just $300,000. The budget was so tight, most of the actors were asked to wear the own clothes for filming and the iconic Michael Myers mask was purchased for $1.98. That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which catches up with the boogeyman in Halloween.

The 10 Best Horror Movies Currently Streaming on Netflix Instant

by Jacob Hall October 14, 2015 @ 7:06 AM
Dark Sky Films
It’s October and you know what means — it’s time to dust off the horror genre and spend a few weeks screaming at your television. Since actually getting off your couch and actually getting a movie off the shelf is too much effort, we’ve gone ahead and done all of the hard work for you. Here are the 10 best horror movies currently streaming on Netflix Instant. From bonafide classics to newer discoveries, these movies have a little something for everyone.

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

by ScreenCrush Staff October 12, 2015 @ 2:05 PM
Even though Freddy Krueger is the main villain in A Nightmare on Elm Street and one of the most iconic horror villains of all time, he’s actually only in the original movie for less than seven minutes. That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which dreams a little dream about the original A Nightmare on Elm Street.

The 25 Best Horror Movies of the Last 25 Years

by ScreenCrush Staff October 6, 2015 @ 9:54 AM
Universal Pictures/Lionsgate/Dimension/Paramount
The frost is on the pumpkin, a chill is in the air, and a deranged serial killer in a creepy mask is haunting our nightmares. Yes, that’s right; it’s Halloween season — and after ranking the 25 best superhero movies, comedy movies, and sci-fi movies of the last 25 years, it’s the perfect time for the staff of ScreenCrush to compile the 25 greatest horror films of the modern era as well.

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter’

by ScreenCrush Staff October 5, 2015 @ 2:54 PM
The actor who played Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter, Ted White, said that while he was working with Corey Feldman on the movie, young Corey was so annoying, he actually wanted to kill him in real life. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at the not-at-all final chapter of the Friday the 13th franchise with Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter!

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6 Trailer Breakdown: 18 Major Details You Might Have Missed

by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 15, 2015 @ 3:18 PM
As is tradition, this past weekend at Comic-Con 2015 saw The Walking Dead shambling out its first trailer for the new season, and things are only getting bloodier in and out of Alexandria. We couldn’t help diving way deeper into every frame of footage, so what secrets of The Walking Dead Season 6 did we dig up?

10 ‘The Walking Dead’ Facts for Your Delicious Brains

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 15, 2015 @ 6:38 AM
The Walking Dead brings a lot more to the table than endless zombie carnage, but did you know that the AMC horror-drama has given over 10 different names for the dead, without once using the Z-word? What sneaky reference to a canine superhero has Robert Kirkman kept in since the pilot? These are just some of the delicious morsels awaiting you in the second episode of 'You Think You Know TV?,' which aims a crossbow at some fresh facts about The Walking Dead!