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Michael Myers has slaughtered over a hundred people, while Jason Voorhees has clocked up a massive three hundred kills, but once you’ve seen one machete death, you’ve seen them all. What about those less prolific movie killers, whose on-screen kills prove that seldom does not mean sissy? This article at FearNet looks at the more frugal murderers from cinematic history.
He was a special-effects wizard, the Godfather of stop-motion animation, and this week saw the passing of a true legend. Ray Harryhausen created some of the most memorable movie monsters, gifting youngsters and adults alike with nightmares of gargantuan beasts, colossal serpents, and skeletal armies. Here, Entertainment Weekly picks ten of the best Harryhausen creations, from Sinbad to Clash Of The Titans.
Over at Fangoria, legendary splatterpunk author, filmmaker, and screenwriter, John Skipp, takes an irreverent look at what happens when you realise that the horror you’re watching/reading is actually a stinking pile of Golem-shit.
Asian countries have a knack of putting out some truly disturbing horror. We’ve all seen Ringu and Ju-On, and as a result we’re more than familiar with the wet-girl climbing through any appliance you’ve stupidly left on standby. Here, Horror-Movies.ca look at some of the more obscure – yet no less terrifying – Asian horror films that you’ve never (probably) heard of.
Survival horror in videogames has been in decline of late, with action-orientated games becoming more favourable. This article at Ausgamers investigates why games such as Resident Evil and Dead Space are going the way of the dinosaurs, and what should be done to bring the genre back.