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10 essential Halloween movies

Halloween is lurking ever closer, which means it’s time to open the horror vaults and recommend a few classic films to scare yourself silly with. Dim the lights, find yourself a nice spot behind the sofa (the only place you’re safe, obviously) and prepare to scream at… The Nightmare Before …

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The 10 best horror movies of the 00s

Like black clothes and The Beatles, horror movies will never go out of style. Not all horror movies are created equal, though. In fact, some are horrifying only because they’re so awful. Fortunately, we’ve been treated to some incredible slashers, thrillers and monster movies since the turn of the century. …

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Friday Five: The Scariest Films of the Past 5 Years

Horror movies have been making people sleep with the light on for over 100 years now, with all manner of ghouls, monsters and killers terrorising our screens. Amazingly, the horror genre is still finding new ways to scare the living daylights out of us. Here are five of the scariest …

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Halloween

8 underrated horror films to watch this Halloween

Halloween is nearly here, and many of you are probably planning to celebrate it by watching a marathon of horror films. If you’re anything like us, though, you’ve probably seen the classics a million times. So, here are a few cult classics instead. Enjoy, if you dare… WARNING: This post …

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Star Wars

What is the longest running film series of all time?

Everyone loves a good sequel; you only have to look at the release schedule over the next couple of years for evidence. However, most people also know that sequels get increasingly worse as more of them are released, and that leads most film series to peter out after 3 or …

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7 movies you didn’t know were based on true stories

When a movie claims to be based on a true story, it generally means it’s taken a real life event that was kind of interesting and then embellished with exciting stuff like car chases, explosions and fighting. Whereas most ‘based on a true story’ movies wear their real life inspirations …

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