All Posts Tagged 'Poltergeist'

This Place Is Cursed: The Most Haunted Fictional Towns in Movies and Television

by |September 26, 2022

Most Haunted Fictional Towns

What is it about small towns that immediately makes us think of horror movies? Is it the unsettling way that everyone seems to know everybody else? Perhaps the town budget isn't big enough to make the place look well-maintained. The isolation itself may make it feel like anything can happen. No matter how you slice it, the formula works! Keep reading to see some of the most haunted locations in horror movies and TV series. We're going to start with some of the least haunted places and work our way to the ones you absolutely do not want to visit! We hope you enjoy your stay.

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Unbox These Creepy Dolls: The Nightmare Collection of 12 Iconic Horror Movie Dolls [Infographic]

by |June 5, 2019
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Categories: Horror, Infographics, Movies

Creepy Dolls: The Nightmare Collection

The horror genre has several staples that are bound to give you the heebie-jeebies: jump scares, creepy kids, basements, isolated settings and creepy dolls. We'll be taking an exclusive look at horror movie dolls. What is it about dolls, ventriloquist dummies and mannequins that scare us? The fear of non-human but human-like things is called automatonophobia. Perhaps the unblinking, soulless eyes are unnerving. In a dark room, dolls can be mistaken for a lurking figure. Dolls can even be made to resemble a particular person, which often hits that uncomfortable spot in the uncanny valley. Whatever the case may be, scary dolls aren't about to stop appearing in horror films anytime soon, especially this year with movies like Annabelle Comes Home, the Child's Play reboot and Brahms: The Boy II. If you love niche horror and you're interested in delving into other creepy doll horror movies, we collected some of the most unsettling automatons in the movies for you.

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5 Spooky Movie Myths: When Movie Magic Becomes Black Magic

by |October 22, 2014
Categories: Horror, Movies, Resource

Top Five Movie Myths

 

Everybody loves a good movie, but EVERYBODY loves a good movie with an even better behind-the-scenes urban legend. When making movies about the darker side of life, sometimes bad things happen, sometimes weird things happen, and sometimes people even get hurt. Outlined here is a countdown...

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