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The Stories Behind Three Classic Halloween Movies

The countdown to Halloween is on: seven weeks to go. What movies are the best to watch to get into the Halloween spirit? Horror films, of course! Some of the biggest are, of course, Halloween, The Exorcist, and George Romero’s zombie classic Night of the Living Dead, which became an instant classic: It was produced for [...]

What Happened to the X-Rating?

Once a pariah among concerned parents and a source of snickers among schoolchildren, the dreaded X-rating has all but vanished. What made this formerly MPAA-sanctioned rating go away? The Rating Game Hollywood has enforced an evolving system of self-regulation since the 1920s to avoid government intervention. In 1922, studio bosses answered the threat of censorship by creating [...]

The Late Movies: Halloween Nonsense

It’s Friday and a holiday weekend, so let’s just get silly with some Halloween videos. Some are old, some are new, some even try to be spooky, but all are meant to bring you a laugh, one way or another! Dawn of the Ted Part of the Misery Bear series from BBC Comedy. * Floating Head From Waverly Films. * Vampire Reunion What [...]

10 Controversial Horror Movies For Halloween

If you’re looking to ramp up for Halloween by watching some horror flicks, you could go the typical route of Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street marathons, but if you’re really looking for a spooky movie fest, why not go the extra mile. The films on this list are all so violent [...]

The Quick 10: The Not-Very-Scary Former Jobs of 10 Very Scary People

Even the most successful people in the world didn’t graduate fresh out of college or high school to immediately start making the big bucks – and that goes for the most successful scary people as well. Check out what these frightening writers and directors were doing before they were scaring the pants off of us. 1. [...]