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10 Scary Yet Sophisticated Halloween Songs

10 Scary Yet Sophisticated Halloween Songs

Forget “Monster Mash”! These ten memorable campfire frightfests should deliver a solid foundation for your scary-yet-sophisticated Halloween.

Film-Noir Thriller ‘The Amazing Mr. X’ Shimmers with Beautiful Spookery

Film-Noir Thriller ‘The Amazing Mr. X’ Shimmers with Beautiful Spookery

Directed by low-budget maestro Bernard Vorhaus, the restored film-noir ‘The Amazin Mr. X’ is an unpredictable little specimen of spookery-pokery.

12 Must-Have Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

12 Must-Have Songs for Your Halloween Playlist

Before you go out to your favorite haunted house or visit your favorite witchy woman, be sure to have the proper monster music handy.

8 Low-Budget Films That Delivered Big

8 Low-Budget Films That Delivered Big

Money isn't everything, although in filmmaking it counts for a lot. These eight films defied their minuscule budgets.

John Carpenter’s New ‘Halloween’ Is a Father-Son Bonding Activity Remembering Times Past Rather Than Finding New Places to Go

John Carpenter’s New ‘Halloween’ Is a Father-Son Bonding Activity Remembering Times Past Rather Than Finding New Places to Go

John Carpenter revisits his most iconic work of horror with a brand new soundtrack for the 40th anniversary of Halloween.

The Darkness Within: 13 Films That Burrow into Our Psyches

The Darkness Within: 13 Films That Burrow into Our Psyches

These 13 films help us understand horror as an important mode of cultural expression, as a means to explore the dark inner recesses of ourselves and our society.

Clowns Are Up to a Different Kind of Funny Business, These Days

Clowns Are Up to a Different Kind of Funny Business, These Days

"Creepy clowns" have become the rule, not the exception. How and when did clowns change from entertainers to tormentors?

The Past and Future of ‘Sin City’ ‘Deadpool’, ‘Alien’, ‘Predator’ and ‘Halloween’

The Past and Future of ‘Sin City’ ‘Deadpool’, ‘Alien’, ‘Predator’ and ‘Halloween’

Flops, superheroes, monsters and noir in The Next Reel.
‘Ghosts: A Haunted History’ Is Sure to Grip the Believer and the Skeptic Alike

‘Ghosts: A Haunted History’ Is Sure to Grip the Believer and the Skeptic Alike

Comprehensive, fascinating, and eye-catching, Lisa Morton's Ghosts: A Haunted History is the only book you'll ever need about the world's most notable supernatural entity.
The Moving Pixels Podcast Spends Halloween with ‘The Music Machine’

The Moving Pixels Podcast Spends Halloween with ‘The Music Machine’

The Music Machine tells a story about evil, both of an intentional nature and of more awful, more accidental kind.
The Narrative of the ‘Halloween’ Saga Gets Confused Over Time

The Narrative of the ‘Halloween’ Saga Gets Confused Over Time

The message of John Carpenter's Halloween is simple: "Evil is here!" To expect any sequel to enhance that idea is to miss the point.
New York City’s Village Halloween Parade 2014 Photos

New York City’s Village Halloween Parade 2014 Photos

Cute and cuddly or grim and gorey, all can revel at the Halloween Parade.