Horror

Camp Crystal Lake promo art

Bad News for Fans Excited About the ‘Friday the 13th’ Prequel ‘Crystal Lake’

Find out where the project stands today.

Mondo Video Story

Building a Dream VHS Store in Your Basement: The Story of Mondo Video (Photos)

You will never believe this basement!

JAWS, scene, Susan Backlinie, 1975

Remembering ‘Jaws’ Actress Susan Backlinie

The former stuntwoman recently passed away, we talked with her in 2023 about that opening scene of ‘Jaws.’

The Shining Shelley Duvall, 1980

Why Did ‘The Shining’ Star Shelley Duvall Disappear?

She recently gave a very rare interview and has a new movie coming out.

Svengoolie with machine

May Day! Svengoolie is Back With His Top Picks for May’s MeTV Horror Movies

There are some spooky ones this month!

Promotional portrait of Finnish-born American actress Maila Nurmi (born Maila Syrjaniemi, 1922 - 2008), in character as Vampiria, as she poses with her arms around the skull-topped back of a chair, 1950s. Nurmi developed the Vampira character when she was hired to host television braodcasts of horror movies on the Los Angeles station KABC-TV; she later played the character in the film Ed Wood-directed film, 'Plan Nine from Outer Space.'

Vampira: The Original Horror TV Hostess With the Mostess

Years before Elvira, there was Vampira.

The Shining 1980

Haunted Hotel From ‘The Shining’ Almost Burned Down

Find out what happened to the iconic hotel.

NIGHT OF THE COMET, Kelli Maroney, Catherine Mary Stewart, 1984

For all You Eclipse Lovers: We Remember What Happened in ‘Night of the Comet’

40 years later, what more can you ask of a 1980s’ end-of-the-world B-film?

Writer Stephen King speaks at the Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher at the Shop during the 2006 Sundance Film Felstival on January 23, 2006 in Park City, Utah

Stephen King is Shocked That He is Still Alive

His debut novel ‘Carrie’ turns 50.

CARRIE, Sissy Spacek, 1976

‘Eight is Enough’ Actress Betty Buckley Worried She Might Actually Die While Filming ‘Carrie’

It was her first major role and that look of terror was very real.

NIGHT OF THE COMET, US poster art, Sharon Farrell, 1984.

Countdown to the Eclipse: Could the End of the World Be Near? These Movies Would Say Yes!

Celebrate the upcoming April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse with 10 of our favorite cosmic event movies.

LEPRECHAUN, Warwick Davis, 1993,

Syfy’s St. Patrick’s Day Marathon Celebrates Cult Classic ‘Leprechaun’

See the killer Leprechaun face off with Jennifer Aniston in the 1993 original, visit the hood (twice) and even go to space during a 24-hour lineup featuring all eight darkly comic horror movies, the first six with Warwick Davis in the title role.

Stephen King Salem's Lot

Stephen King Slams Warner Bros. For Holding Back New ‘Salem’s Lot’ Film

Fans of this spooky classic are also disappointed.

PSYCHO, Janet Leigh, 1960

How Does ‘Psycho’ Hold Up Over 60 Years Later? I Have Some Thoughts

Until today, I might have been the last person left in America who has never seen a Hitchcock film.

Halloween Nick Castle, 1978

Michael Myers is Coming to Haunt Your Television

A ‘Halloween’ TV series is in the works.

Godzilla 1985

Monster Madness Coming to Comet TV

Get ready for some fun movie marathons this month!

Children of the Corn 1984

‘Children of the Corn’ Turns 40: 5 Fun Facts About the Horror Film You May Not Know

Based on one of Stephen King’s supernatural short stories.

image from the 1992 Oscar ceremony picturing, from left to right, Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster and Jonathan Demme, each holding the Oscar award they won for

Horror Movies at the Oscars

Historically, horror movies may not have gotten a lot of love from the Academy Awards, but there have been notable occasions when entries in this genre have at least been nominated and even had major wins.

Bride of Frankenstein Elsa Lanchester, Boris Karloff, 1935, examining

Nostalgic Universal Monsters Getting a Home in the New Park Epic Universe

This new theme park at Universal Orlando looks pretty EPIC!

Stanley Hotel Colorado

New Horror Exhibit is Coming to The Stanley, The Colorado Hotel That Inspired ‘The Shining’

Will you be brave enough to visit?

DAWN OF THE DEAD, (aka ZOMBIE), European lobbycard, David Emge (center), 1978.

David Emge Dies: ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Actor Was 77

He also appeared in ‘Basket Case 2,’ ‘Hellmaster,’ and more.

The Floor, Fiddler on the Roof

‘Fiddler on the Roof’! The Biggest Misses on ‘The Floor’ Episode 3

Nostalgia and trivia fans obsessed over new game show.

Svengoolie on set

Svengoolie is Gearing Up to Celebrate 45 Years of the Character This Year

Check out Svengoolie’s January schedule on MeTV.

Steamboat Willie Mickey Mouse horror movie

Mickey Mouse is Getting a Horror Movie Makeover

The Steamboat Willie version of Mickey will soon haunt your dreams.

The Exorcist Linda Blair, Max Von Sydow, 1973

Linda Blair Did Not Anticipate ‘The Exorcist’ Becoming So Successful Yet Controversial

She was just 14 years old when she filmed the iconic horror movie.

image from the 1973 film

The Power of ‘The Exorcist’ Compelled Some Audience Members to Faint in 1973

During the original theatrical release of William Friedkin’s classic horror movie, some theatergoers were unprepared for the groundbreakingly shocking experience and had extreme reactions.

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Episodes Airing in Syfy and H&I Network’s 2023 ‘Twilight Zone’ New Year’s Eve Marathons

The two fan-favorite marathons of episodes from Rod Serling’s classic anthology series are back to let you spend nearly three days in the ‘Zone’ as you send off 2023 and ring in 2024.

image from the 1974 slasher horror film

Holiday Horror: Watch 24 Hours of ‘Black Christmas’

About a decade before he directed 1983’s sweet & nostalgic A Christmas Story, Bob Clark helmed another terrific Yuletide-set film of a drastically different nature: the influential 1974 slasher movie Black Christmas. Scream Factory TV is airing it 12 times on Christmas Eve 2023.

screenshot of the 1983 video game

Remembering the Weird ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ & ‘Halloween’ Atari 2600 Game Adaptations

These rare video games, based on the classic horror films of their titles, were published by Wizard in 1983 and among the more adult-oriented Atari 2600 (VCS) titles kept quietly behind counters at the few stores that carried them.

POLTERGEIST, Heather O'Rourke, 1982

A Haunting New ‘Poltergeist’ TV Show is in the Works

Ready to get scared again?