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Pop culture for horror junkies; all about the famous films, creepypasta tales, trends and tropes that bled from the fringes of fright into the macabre mainstream.

WatchMojo 4 days ago
Top 10 Horror Movie Villain Motivations
Be they demented serial killers or supernatural entities, you can always rest assured that horror movie villains will have fascinating reasons to kill. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counti...
Matthew Evans5 days ago
Horror Comics
Today, it is hard to imagine a time when the television would only broadcast for a few hours each day. The time when there were no Playstations or Xboxes, no laptops or PCs and children would play out...
M.R. Starling9 days ago
5 Badass Women in Horror Movies and Why You Should Call Them Daddy
Let’s be real. We’ve all had our fair share of daddies, but these women definitely take the cake. They have consistently proven that they can fend for themselves in the hardest of times and most diffi...
Jashan Boparai19 days ago
Things Don't Get Stranger Than These 'Stranger Things' Funko POP! Vinyl Figures
When it first came out, no one could have predicted what a cultural force Netflix's Stranger Things would become. The heavy use of 80s nostalgia could only garner attention, not genuine interest. But ...
WatchMojo a month ago
Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired by True Events
Do you believe in the supernatural? Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 horror movies inspired by true events.
WatchMojo a month ago
Top 10 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies
From childhood terrors to modern-day nightmares, these are the most frightening scenes never labeled "horror." Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today, we’re counting down our picks for the scariest momen...
Pierre Roustan2 months ago
3 Top Scary Facts About 'The Exorcist' You Didn't Know (Unless the Devil Possessed You)
You won't find a more iconic film—The Exorcist. And that's for good reason. After all, this was a film heralded as an Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound Mixing, and a few Golden Glob...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Horror Movie Clichés
Oh, I know what’s coming next…I knew it… Welcome to WatchMojo.com and today we’ll be counting down the top 10 horror movie clichés. Since this is a horror list, please be advised that it contains matu...
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Lena Bailey2 months ago
Creepypastas
So we all know what creepypastas are: ghost stories or urban legends that are spread through the internet and sometimes through word of mouth. I decided to research and try to find some of the creepie...
WatchMojo 2 months ago
Top 10 Scariest Creepypastas
They are the horror stories that circulate the internet, terrorizing innocent surfers with tales of gore, horror and death. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down our picks for the to...
Matt Cates3 months ago
Killer Life Lessons from Michael Myers
I've often said we can learn a lot from villains. And whether we like to admit it or not, we're always drawn to those characters who flaunt the rules of society and go after their dreams... however si...
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Erin O'Neil3 months ago
Why Buffy Should Have Ended up with Spike
I’d love to simply say Spike is the best and leave it at that. I won’t do that, as much as I’d like to. Fans will be asking: "What about Angel?" while non-fans will be asking: "Why?" I’m going to answ...
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Erin O'Neil3 months ago
The Evolution of Vampires in Film and Television
In this day and age, vampires are seen as romantic figures—these beautiful, misunderstood creatures that we can’t help but fall in love with. This wasn’t always the case, though. Vampires used to be s...
Kyle S.4 months ago
Top 10 Horror Games For the Halloween Season
October is easily one of my favorite months out of the year, with the changing of the seasons beginning to show light, the temperature dropping, the leaves changing, and of course Halloween. Halloween...
WatchMojo 4 months ago
Top 10 Horror Movie Masks
They’re creepy, they’re freaky… a few of them are downright terrifying. They are WatchMojo's picks for the "Top 10 Horror Movie Masks." For this list, we’re looking for the most iconic horror movie ma...
Sydney Essex4 months ago
Dark Origins
The lost meanings behind the songs we sang as children, that your mother may not have taught you...
The Books of the Salem Witch Trials
The Witch Trials of the 1600s During the late 1600s, there was a very popular theory going around that witches were living among the common folk. Many books were written, biographies were published an...