horror film

In 1978, writer-producer Debra Hill and director John Carpenter put their heads together to give horror a new name. That name was Michael Myers, the most terrifying slasher villain since “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre”’s Leatherface. Grossing an adjusted $46 ...

Austin Vesely, previously known for directing Chance the Rapper’s “Sunday Candy ‘Short Film’” and other music videos, makes his feature debut as the writer and director of A24’s new horror comedy “Slice.” Featuring Chance the Rapper and Vesely himself, “Slice” ...

Corin Hardy’s “The Nun,” the latest installment in “The Conjuring” franchise, delivers atmosphere and dread in spades, but fails to fulfill its potential by realizing any meaningful scares. Put simply, it was buried by its own ludicrous and rushed narrative. ...

Cinema is a story told through images. The medium itself was born in the nitrate fire of silence, defined by visual storytelling. With the advent of sound, the audible side of filmmaking became a complement to the visual. Thus, films ...

The archetype of the final girl is one as old as slasher film history. Mostly young, virginal women, they are the sharp protagonists that avoid a killer’s blade until the bitter end. However, most horror films don’t take the time ...