There are many people out there that enjoy a good scare, and although some people are very averse to the Horror genre, it's hard to deny that it can be rather exhilarating to feel scared. Those seeking an adrenaline boost, or those that crave the feeling of a "fight or flight response" while in the comfort of their home or a theater often turn to Horror content to get their blood pumping and their heart racing. To better celebrate this polarizing genre and pay homage to everything Horror related, we've pieced together the following directory that contains a wide array of articles spread across multiple genres and categories. This resource will constantly be updated with new articles and guides, so check back often!
Horror Throughout The Years
Horror films have warped and transitioned throughout the years, with many directors pushing the limits of each decade that came before. It's amazing to see how much the expansive genre has developed with each passing generation. The following articles all pertain to Horror as it appeared in each previous decade.
The 2020s & Beyond
There are a lot of great Horror films and TV Shows that viewers can find on Streaming Services. Nowadays, there are even horror-themed Streaming Services, like Shudder.
Horror Movies Set In Specific Locations
There have been a ton of Horror movies released over the years and some of them take place in some pretty normal locations, while others are set in downright terrifying areas. These articles pertain to collections of Horror films that are themed around certain spots.
Horror movies have crafted some of the most terrifying creatures and monsters to ever exist. Some movie monsters are so visually stunning that they can give a viewer nightmares. Here's a look at all things relating to monsters seen throughout Horror films.
Slasher Flicks and "Real" Horror
Horror can be much more terrifying when it's plausible. Some of the most effective Horror films don't rely on monsters, magic, or anything unrealistic. Instead, these films are filled with demented killers, real-world scenarios, or seemingly possible situations.
Supernatural & Paranormal
Ghost stories have always been a great subject for good Horror films. Some of the most iconic films ever created, or the best cult classics, stem from the supernatural or the idea of evil ghosts haunting a specific location.
The vast, dark, void of Space is downright chilling. Not knowing what lies beyond the stars is a great catalyst for filmmakers, many of which have turned to the Sci-Fi genre in order to seamlessly blend its often terrifying imagery with their Horror stories. The end result is a myriad of Sci-Fi Horror films that will make audiences afraid to look up at the stars.
It's hard to imagine the Horror and Comedy genres meshing together well from the outside, but they actually manage to compliment each other in a rather spectacular fashion. There have been some fun (and funny) Horror romps over the years that have provided plenty of laughs and scares.
Horror is a global phenomenon and there have been some seriously nerve-wracking titles crafted by directors and talents from all over the world. Subtitled films and those in a language not native to the viewer can be just as alarming (if not more).
Most people associate Halloween with Horror, since it's easily the spookiest Holiday around. But Horror visionaries have crafted plenty of films that tap into the true Horror of the Holidays, even those that don't fall on October 31st.
Anime & Animation
There have been a lot of great animated films and Anime crafted over the years that are either Horror-themed or fall into the Horror genre thanks to their imagery. Here are some great examples.
All things animated.
Horror Anthologies are a great way to get a bunch of bite-sized stories all crammed into one feature-length package. There have been some amazing collections crafted over the years.
Horror movies don't have to be long to be truly unsettling. Some of the creepiest and most unnerving horror flicks can be finished in a matter of minutes, but still manage to leave a long-lasting impression on the viewer.
Some Horror movies are so mind-bending and psychologically terrifying that they have spawned their own genre. Viewers looking for something that is much more about the darknesses that lurk in the minds of humans, rather than monsters, should check out the following articles.
Technology has been extremely helpful in advancing society and helping make people's lives easier. It's also become the recent subject of many Horror films, which aim to show the dangers of reliance on technology and what it's capable of.
Sequels, Prequels, & Remakes
Every so often a Horror movie captivates audiences so much that it manages to spur an array of sequels, prequels, and even some remakes.
All About Characters
Horror movies have evolved to feature their own unique subset of characters, from the "final girl," to the "skeptic," the "jock," and many other stereotypes in between. Fans of the genre have come to appreciate these tropes and many directors pay homage to them in their films. Here's an expanded look at some of the best characters in Horror content, including heroes, villains, and even comedic relief.
All things killers, monsters, baddies, and more.
Heroes And Survivors
All about heroes, protagonists, and "final" characters.
All Other Characters
Lists pertaining to all other characters and character types found in Horror films.
Actors & Directors
There are few genres out there as expansive, appreciated, and explored as Horror. Directors and visionaries have been pushing the envelope for decades, giving audiences all around the world new and otherwise innocuous things to be afraid of. Many great directors, actors, and screenwriters have effortlessly blended multiple genres together to create some of the most polarizing and alarming horror content ever created, which has kept entertainment-hungry masses begging for more.
Articles pertaining to the actors that bring frights to the big and small screen.
All about the directors that have become well-known for their terrifying films.
In-Depth On Specific Films
There are a lot of fantastic Horror films out there that really leave an impression on audiences. Here's a closer look at some in-depth analysis on specific Horror films.
The best movies are those that are infinitely quotable. Some films are so influential to audiences that they'll often quote scenes or character quips for decades after the film officially airs. Horror movies are no stranger to this phenomenon and some Horror films have some absolutely powerful, stinging, and downright hilarious lines.
Some studios produce mainly Horror content or have become known for their terrifying films. The following articles focus on content from specific production companies.
Movies aren't the only thing captivating Horror fans. There have been a lot of amazing Horror-based television series created over the years, with some of them even spawning multiple seasons or their own feature-length adventures.
We're big Horror fans, which means there are tons of articles that have been written here concerning the genre. Unfortunately, some of them are a bit more difficult than others to "classify." This section is completely random, dedicated to all of the Horror goodness that doesn't really fit anywhere else.