Cracked Archive - Movies & TV

6 Magically Stupid Scenes Scary Movies Never Show You

Being a horror monster is a lot like being a small town cop: there's lots of down time mixed with brief moments of intense violence. Also, both occupations disproportionately target minorities.


6 Hilarious Secret Rules All Horror Movies Obey

There are a tons of other weird details that are seemingly mandatory for every horror flick.


5 Creepy As Hell Stories Cut From Your PG-13 History Books

Every now and then, history's horror stories are so over the top that they have to be left out of the classroom entirely.


10 Backstage Photos That Make Scary Movies Look Hilarious

Learning how scary movies are made can ruin the horror for the viewer, turning previously terrifying moments into episodes of campy slapstick.


How Actual Human Beings Would React To Movie Situations

Somebody needs to tell Hollywood how real people behave.


The Overarching Plot Of The 'Halloween' Movies Is Crazy AF

Allow us to guide you through the tangled ball of Christmas lights that is the Halloween series.


5 Real-Life Murderers More Terrifying Than Any Horror Movie

Serial killers in movies are all constrained by the same limitation: The imagination of a screenwriter, who is presumably not a murderous psychopath. No matter how disgusting or outright evil the fictional killer, there's somebody out there topping them in real life.


Why 'Gotham' Is The Superhero Origin That We Need Right Now

Gotham seems to have erupted from an alternate dimension where it is the only real form of Batman.


4 WTF Hypothetical Questions Raised By Horror Movies

Movie monsters always work with a strict set of rules.


What The Walking Dead Needs To Steal From Game Of Thrones

It's starting to feel like Walking Dead is dazed and wobbly-kneed after Game Of Thrones roundhouse-kicked it in its decomposing chin.


18 Horror Movies With Diabolically Clever Foreshadowing

Nothing in horror movies should surprise you.


5 Ways To Make Pop Culture Nostalgia Not Totally Suck

Like swords and bear traps, nostalgia is all about how you wield it.


5 Downsides To Being A Movie Monster Nobody Brings Up

As wild and sexy as werewolves are, the only thing you'd be able to do with them nowadays is put them out of their misery.


19 Blockbusters You Didn't Realize Were Horror Movies

Every regular movie has terror lurking just below the surface.


6 Barely Noticeable Ways Movies And TV Messed With Your Head

Stanley Kubrick, mad man that he is, mapped out the Overlook to subconsciously mess with the audience's brains.