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.
Every now and then, history's horror stories are so over the top that they have to be left out of the classroom entirely.
Learning how scary movies are made can ruin the horror for the viewer, turning previously terrifying moments into episodes of campy slapstick.
Somebody needs to tell Hollywood how real people behave.
Allow us to guide you through the tangled ball of Christmas lights that is the Halloween series.
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.
Gotham seems to have erupted from an alternate dimension where it is the only real form of Batman.
Movie monsters always work with a strict set of rules.
It's starting to feel like Walking Dead is dazed and wobbly-kneed after Game Of Thrones roundhouse-kicked it in its decomposing chin.
Nothing in horror movies should surprise you.
Like swords and bear traps, nostalgia is all about how you wield it.
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.
Every regular movie has terror lurking just below the surface.
Stanley Kubrick, mad man that he is, mapped out the Overlook to subconsciously mess with the audience's brains.