Visiting a haunted house or watching a horror movie can be terrifying and enjoyable at the same time. A sociologist explains the psychological benefits of being safely scared.
Proper horror should be more than just monsters and suspense.
In Cargo, zombies roam Australia and Aboriginal people living off the land are best equipped to repel them. The first half hour is brilliant but the film becomes far less satisfying.
From Dundee to Dublin, horror spectaculars are springing up like zombies from the dead.
Mary Shelley's novel asked questions about the human condition that are more relevant today than ever.
Stranger Things 2 finds its monsters in Reagan-era capitalism. It is required viewing for socialists this Halloween.
A guide to some lesser known treats to read and watch over Halloween.
John Carpenter's The Thing is a sci-fi classic with a strong fanbase among polar scientists. So why does it resonate so much?
Stephen King is the undisputed master of horror but does he get the respect he deserves as a 'real' writer?
Clowns were even scarier when you were young.
Other than church, the pipe organ is often perceived as belonging in horror movies. But there's more to the instrument that spans most musical genres.