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10 Facts About ‘The Exorcist’ to Make Your Head Spin

by ScreenCrush Staff October 29, 2015 @ 1:48 PM
Warner Bros. asked Stanley Kubrick to direct the film, but he turned it down. (Things worked out pretty well with director William Friedkin in charge anyway.) That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at one of the scariest horror movies ever made, The Exorcist.

Lily Rabe on the Most ‘Terrifying’ Part of Playing Aileen Wuornos In ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

by Erin Whitney October 28, 2015 @ 10:08 PM
Leave it to Ryan Murphy to gather all of America’a most infamous serial killers in one room, days before Halloween. In Wednesday’s American Horror Story: Hotel, the first of the series’ traditional two-part Halloween episode, “Devil’s Night,” (spoiler alert) we saw Jeffrey Dahmer (Seth Gabel), John Wayne Gacy (John Carroll Lynch), Richard Ramirez (Anthony Ruivivar) and the H.H. Holmes-inspired Mr. March (Evan Peters) sit down to dinner with Detective John Lowe (Wes Bentley). But the real guest of honor, and most terrifying part of the episode, was Lily Rabe‘s Aileen Wuornos.

J.J. Abrams Shot Part of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in IMAX, So Why Aren’t Theaters Showing It That Way?

by Mike Sampson October 28, 2015 @ 2:10 PM
Right now, if you live in New York City and want to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 70mm IMAX, you’d have to drive two hours to Philadelphia. If you live in Chicago, you’d have to drive three hours to Indianapolis. If you live in Austin, you’d have to drive 10 hours to Branson, Missouri.

10 ‘Tales From the Crypt’ Facts to Dig Up This Halloween

by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 28, 2015 @ 1:53 PM
HBO’s Tales From the Crypt made main characters out of zombies before it was cool, but did you know it was the first TV series to digitally insert an actor into a shot? Or that it shares a puppeteer with Pee-Wee Herman? Settle in for a spooky story, as the 29th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ hangs with the Cryptkeeper for some frightful facts of Tales From the Crypt!

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
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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!

The Top Five Horror Sequels in Movie History

by Matt Singer October 27, 2015 @ 10:26 AM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies and You Think You Know TV comes a new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’

by ScreenCrush Staff October 26, 2015 @ 1:37 PM
Even though it’s got a fairly straightforward title, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre actually only has one on-screen death by chainsaw. In fact, you see more people killed with a sledgehammer than you do with a chainsaw. That’s just one of the many facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which looks at one of the most bizarre crimes in the annals of American history, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: November 2015

by Britt Hayes October 25, 2015 @ 9:15 AM
Not to be outdone by Netflix and Hulu, Amazon has its own lineup of new content coming to Prime Instant Video in November, and like its streaming brethren, Amazon is debuting another new original series following the success of the highly-acclaimed drama Transparent. The Man in the High Castle hits Amazon next month, along with a slew of new movies to stream, including this year's Ex Machina and cult favorite The Craft. Read on for our guide to the new Amazon Prime Instant Video releases arriving in November.