3 Things Recent Horror Reboots Have Gotten Right (and 3 Things That’ve Gone Wrong)

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The new Child’s Play movie hits theaters June 21, the latest in a long line of horror franchise reboots banking on nostalgia to lure both old-school and next-generation scary movie fans to theaters. But while some recent remakes have managed to stand on their own, others have felt more like disappointing cash grabs.…

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13 Truly Terrifying Female Horror Antagonists

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Traditionally, villains in horror movies tend to be male, but there have been tons of vicious female characters over the years—both mortal and supernatural—who’ve terrified victims and audiences alike. With the excellently versatile Octavia Spencer currently spawning nightmares in Ma, we decided to count up our…

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New Set Pictures From The Flash Reveal the Arrival of a Major Comics Villain

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Kevin Feige discusses Marvel’s approach to the Eternals movie. Victor B. Miller has an update on the legal quagmires of the Friday the 13th franchise. Could another Star Wars TV series be entering production? Plus, two new clips from Captain Marvel, and work on the next Jay and Silent Bob reboot begins. Spoilers get!

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The 35 greatest horror games of all time

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What scares you? It’s a question you know the answer to innately and immediately, as individualized as your fingerprint. Accordingly, horror games have tried everything in the book in order to scare players: disempowerment, alienation, animatronic jump-scares, eroticism, flagrant shattering of the fourth wall, and so…

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