Horror Films


The Films That Traumatized Us as Children

"I literally shit my pants. And that was the last time I would ever shit my pants."


What Makes a Bad Movie Good?

We talked to a curator for London's Barbican theater about a new season that pushes the boundaries of taste.


Looking Back on 'The Watcher in the Woods,' the Proto-'Stranger Things'

The eerie and surprisingly resonant 1980 film about a girl who gets sucked into another dimension is a forebear to Netflix's hit show.


The All-Female Collective Championing Horror Films for the Girls

Ahead of a screening of cult horror flick "The Final Girls," we speak to the feminist collective fighting for the right of women everywhere to have the shit scared out of them.


David 'Rock' Nelson Has Been Creating Monster Movies in His Backyard for 25 Years

On this episode of 'OUTSIDER,' we head out on a road trip with Nelson to learn more about his life-long fascination with horror films.


Philly Bummer Punks Psychic Teens Let the Ugly Stuff Flow on 'NERVE'

Lock yourself in a dark room with the dismal new album from Philadelphia’s gloomiest sons.


Instigate Sonic Violence: A Not-so-Brief History of the Synthesizer’s Impact on Heavy Metal

Locrian's Terence Hannum explores the profound impact that synthesizers have had on heavy music, from Queen to Iron Maiden to Mayhem.


Horror ASMR Will Give You Tingles and Chills

A niche community of YouTube filmmakers mix the pleasurable sounds of ASMR with the creepiness of horror films.


'Mortal Remains' Is a Throwback to Horror's Golden Years

The directors of horror “shockumentary” Mortal Remains talk lo-fi horror and a new VHS release.


Comic Artist Stephen Graham Gets Scary High in This Halloween Comic

"If you're one of those people who say 'The Blair Witch Project' isn't scary then you have no imagination."


'Exorcist’ Director William Friedkin Told Us Why the Film Is Such a Classic

We also talked about realism, lapsed Catholicism, and why he doesn't like "The Shining."


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Has Way Too Many Skeletons in His Closet

We spoke with the legendary metal guitarist about his lifelong obsession of collecting horror memorabilia, from vintage toys to old school movie posters.