Horror and television have always been a bit of an awkward fit. What’s scary and what’s bingeable sometimes seem mutually exclusive. Horror requires that you suspend your disbelief and the longer it asks of your attention span, the higher the risk that the tension wanes. Still, in the modern streaming era, there are plenty of
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When A Chinese Ghost Story premiered in 1987, it was already part of a unique category – the fusion of horror, comedy, and Kung Fu. Asian horror films are known as jiangshi, which is the name of a specific spooky hopping ghost found in Chinese folklore that proliferates these films. Part zombie, part vampire, jiangshi
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Back in 2011, Mortal Kombat 9’s DLC run came to an end with the first downloadable guest character in the franchise’s history, the classic slasher Freddy Krueger. Many other famous movie characters have followed suit, including Leatherface, Predator, the Xenomorph from Alien, RoboCop, and the Terminator. Now it’s John Rambo’s turn. The First Blood protagonist
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In the contrived battle between comics and TV, television (aka America’s favorite pastime) usually has the edge. But, sometimes, sometimes, comics get the drop on the old idiot box, and that seems to be the case with the introduction of new superhero character Ryan Wilder. Ryan, who will take over the mantle of Batwoman from
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So you want to be terrifed. Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friend. Everybody already knows that Netflix is a splendid place for viewers coming in search of all their bingeworthy content. But less appreciated is how satisfyingly scary some of their horror offerings are. From originals like The Haunting of Hill House
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Let’s start off with an important disclaimer. The end of any major company means the loss of jobs and livelihoods for many hardworking people. Hundreds of Quibi employees will likely soon find themselves out of a job amid a global pandemic and a grim economic environment in the United States. We wish them the best
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This article contains spoilers for the film and book versions of Rebecca. Leave it to Ben Wheatley to remake Alfred Hitchcock. The younger British filmmaking iconoclast has been nothing if not provocative with his filmography so far, which includes the disturbing horror-crime hybrid Kill List (2011), the serial killer black comedy Sightseers (2012), the psychedelic,
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As we previously reported, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took over Twitch recently when she decided to stream Among Us via the platform as part of her campaign to encourage people to get out and vote. Joining her were streamers Pokimane, DrLupo, Myth, Maia, Jacksepticeye, MoistCr1TiKaL, Hasanabi, and Disguised Toast as well as fellow U.S Representative
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U.S. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar joined popular Twitch streamers Pokimane, DrLupo, Myth, Maia, Jacksepticeye, MoistCr1TiKaL, Hasanabi, and Disguised Toast for a few games of Among Us on the platform. Unsurprisingly, the stream is a massive hit, launching AOC’s new Twitch channel to the top of the platform’s charts in under an hour. According
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