HORROR

  • 10 logic-defying mistakes every horror film victim makes October 12, 2014

    How many times have you sat through a horror movie, hiding behind a pillow, KNOWING that the actor/actress is about to get smacked on the head? Probably a million times. While Hollywood as well as Bollywood are well-versed with making films that make your skin crawl, they always have stock characters...
  • 'Annabelle' review: A spine-tingling horror movie despite an unconvincing climax October 10, 2014

    Director: John R Leonitti Cast: Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Alfre Woodard The idea of an evil doll as a trigger for a horror story has been adequately exploited in Child's Play and its many Chucky sequels. In Annabelle the creepy possessed doll from last year's The Conjuring gets its own origin story. ...
  • 'American Horror Story' crime counterpart tackles OJ Simpson trial October 8, 2014

    (Reuters) - With "American Horror Story" drumming up scares for cable channel FX, its new companion series "American Crime Story" will serve those drawn to real life criminal investigations, the network said on Tuesday. "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" is the next venture for "American Horror Story" creator...
  • Don't want to ever again stand behind the leading men looking lost and miserable: Bipasha Basu September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural movies, says this is the only genre that allows an actress to drive the plot towards box office success. "I want to travel that dark road," she said when asked about her choice of cinema. "...I've just done five supernatural...
  • Peekaboo: Have you seen these 18 horror, scifi movies? July 26, 2014

    If you're a fan of Edgar Allen Poe, Bram Stoker or Mary Shelley, among others, you'll have realised that there's nothing more fun than sitting alone in a dark room, surrounding yourself with pillows, covering yourself in blanket and watching a really scary movie. It gets even better when you...
  • Watch: This is what Disney's 'Frozen' would look like if it was a horror movie May 10, 2014

    Disney's hit film 'Frozen' is the topgrossing animated film in box office history. The film has sold $398.4 million worth of tickets at domestic (U.S. and Canadian) theaters since opening on November 27 on the eve of the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. 'Frozen,' inspired by 'The Snow Queen' fairytale, is the...
  • 'Oculus' movie review: Unseen terror that distorts perception April 13, 2014

    Cast: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Rory Cochrane, Katee Sackhoff Director: Mike Flanagan Do you chew your nails? Does it take you more than one effort to rip the band-aid off? Do you sometimes think you saw some stray object and then when you look again, think you were mistaken? A series of small...
  • Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine makes his silver screen debut in 'Begin Again' March 31, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Adam Levine is set to make his silver screen debut in John Carney's 'Begin Again'. After acting in TV show 'American Horror Story: Asylum', Levine is making his move from the rock-star stage to playing a rising rock star on the big screen in 'Begin Again', reports eonline.com. The...
  • 'Ragini MMS 2' review: It might be smarter to market this unintentionally hilarious movie as a spoof instead March 21, 2014

    'Ragini MMS 2' is less a movie and more a product. Not only does the film have no creative vision, this is a design-by-committee movie out to do one thing and one thing only - make money. Even before you see the names of the creative personnel, you see names...
  • 17 disturbing horror movies that are so creepy that you will never want to watch them again March 19, 2014

    The Exorcist is known as "one of the scariest films of all time." While many people don't debate that, what they do debate is it's watchability. Many people have said that they chose to sit through it once for curiosity, but what they saw was so terrifying they never wanted...
  • Are your neighbours blood suckers? A straight-faced Shyam Ramsay seriously discusses his vampire film 'Neighbours' March 11, 2014

    He's made 32 films in all. His first was 'Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche' and in 30 years since his first film, he is credited with bringing the horror kitsch genre to India. Fans of B-grade Indian horror hold the Ramsays in high regard, because despite poor production quality and...
  • Want to freak out your friends? Read them these 10 absolutely terrifying two-sentence horror stories. At night. March 4, 2014

    If you've ever stayed at home alone with a baby, to be woken up by its uncontrollable laughter, you will know what a moment of chill feels like. Here are 10 truly awesome albeit scary two-sentence horror stories that will give you nightmares. These are really brilliant if you want...
  • Horror films need to be respected in India: Jimmy Shergill January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Jimmy Shergill who will be seen next in horror flick 'Darr@The Mall' says this genre needs to be respected. "I am a huge fan of horror films. I enjoying watching such films especially in the night... in the dark as that is the fun part... I have loved...
  • Watch: 'Devil baby' goes on a rampage through the streets of New York January 15, 2014

    If you thought Chucky from 'Child's Play' was scary, you obviously haven't seen this 'devil baby'. The publicity team of upcoming lowbudget horror flick 'Devil's Due' unleashed an animatronic 'devil baby' on the people of New York. In an attempt to generate hype about the movie, the team decided to...
  • 'Horror Story' review: It's full of scary scenes September 14, 2013

    Cast: Karan Kundra, Ravish Desai, Hasan Zaidi, Nishant Malkani, Nandini Vaid, Aparna Bajpai Director: Ayush Raina Rating: 3 out of 5 And then there were numb. Horror of horrors! Imagine a Hindi horror film, which takes no song breaks, no respite for comedy or romance ... no room for anything except the terror. 'Horror...
  • History is written by victors not losers: Vikram Bhatt September 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Vikram Bhatt feels there is more spotlight on box office records these days than on the content in films. Vikram's last release as writer-producer 'Ankur Arora Murder Case', which was about medical negligence, did not do well at the box office. "My previous film 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' was...
  • This is the right time to debut in films: Karan Kundra September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Television actor Karan Kundra, who is making his Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatt's 'Horror Story', calls it the right time to enter filmdom. The actor also says that a certain level of "maturity" and "experience" is required for films. "For being a film actor, you need to have a certain...
  • Vikram Bhatt afraid to mingle with anyone September 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt says he has no personal life and is too afraid to get into a relationship. Bhatt has reportedly dated actresses Sushmita Sen and Ameesha Patel in the past. "My life outside the screen space is full of nothing. There is no gossip, I have lived too much too...
  • Horror Story: Seven youngsters trapped inside a hotel September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has been associated with many horror films in the past, says he always had the ability to scare people ever since he was a child. "Right from childhood, I used to read a lot about occult and share ghost stories when my friends or cousins...
  • Read: Horror tales of those who survived suspected gas attack in Syria August 29, 2013

    The early-morning barrage against rebel-held areas around the Syrian capital immediately seemed different this time: The rockets made a strange, whistling noise. Seconds after one hit near his home west of Damascus, Qusai Zakarya says, he couldn't breathe, and he desperately punched himself in the chest to get air. Meanwhile, in rebel-held...
  • No set formula for success in Bollywood: Karan Kundra August 24, 2013

    New Delhi: TV star Karan Kundra is making his Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatt's 'Horror Story' and the actor says he is happy to have an unconventional film as his launch pad. Kundra, who rose to fame with romantic soap opera 'Kitani Mohobbat Hai', believes an actor should be judged...
  • Implementation of midday meal scheme needs to improve: PM August 15, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday the implementation of the midday meal scheme needed to be improved to ensure that the tragedy in Bihar in which 23 school children died was not repeated "anywhere in the country". "About 11 crore children are being provided afternoon meals every day in schools...
  • Night of the Living Dead: R Madhavan to star in Hollywood horror July 28, 2013

    Mumbai: R Madhavan is the latest Bollywood actor to join the Hollywood bandwagon with producer Simon West's horror remake of 1968 film 'Night of the Living Dead'. The 3D reboot, directed by Zebediah De Soto, is a reimagining of George A Romero's hit blackandwhite movie. It revolves around a group of...
  • Bihar mid day meal: Husband of cook whose kids died recounts horror July 19, 2013

    Chhapra: There's grief, anger and fear in the Chhapra district after the death of 23 children after they ate the mid day meal at their school. Those among the dead were the children of the woman who cooked that food. Recounting the horror, the husband of the cook said, "My...
  • 'American Horror Story', 'Game of Thrones' lead Emmy nominees July 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Television thriller 'American Horror Story: Asylum' and medieval fantasy 'Game of Thrones' were among the top nominees for primetime Emmy Awards on Thursday. In a new twist, online DVD and streaming service Netflix won its first Emmy nominations for political drama 'House of Cards' and comedy 'Arrested Development.' 'House...
  • Online series 'House of Cards' makes Emmy history July 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Netflix's 'House of Cards' made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television's top awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer. The nomination, one of nine nods earned by the political...
  • Mid day meal: Bihar govt points out violations by Chhapra school July 18, 2013

    Patna: The Bihar government on Friday pointed out lapses on part of the school in Chhapra where 23 kids died after eating the mid day meal on Tuesday. Bihar Education Principal Secretary Amarjeet Sinha said that the investigations are on and the forensic report is expected by Friday evening. "Three specific...
  • 'Aatma' will redefine horror genre: Suparn Verma March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Suparn Verma promises that his upcoming horror film 'Aatma' will go beyond the same canned plot and will tap into the audiences' deepest fears. "I am not experimenting with 'Aatma' but redefining the genre completely. I want to set a standard. It is not tacky, I don't...