The filmmakers question what the real meaning of Thanksgiving is in a constantly modernizing society while throwing in gore and horror channeling the energy of a 1980’s slasher.
Universal Studios theme parks located in Orlando, Florida and Los Angeles, California have been putting on Halloween Horror Nights for thirty years. Starting in 1991, the Florida theme park began with only one haunted house, however, quickly formed into the largest Halloween event nationwide.
The Hanna Barbera show Scooby Doo, Where Are You!, originally released a little over fifty years ago in 1969 on CBS, introduced many children throughout the decades with various adaptations of the show into films and other shows, to ghosts and ghouls and other scary monsters. For some children, following the gang was their first encounter with scary images like these.
One of the later monster movies in a long list of Universal Studios’ horror movies, Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) follows a group of scientists who travel deep into the Amazon rainforest to solve the strange mystery of an unidentifiable fossil discovered in a nearby village adjacent to the forest.
A perfect film for the Halloween season, No One Gets Out Alive (2021) brings a thrilling story that anyone can appreciate. The very real fears of undocumented workers discussed by the filmmakers throughout the story brings shockingly real frights to the audience in a unique and refreshing light.
Similarly to several other aquatic horror films, the sci-fi horror film, Leviathan (1989) directed by George Cosmatos, follows an underwater crew that disturbs a long time sleeping sea monster that wreaks havoc on the entire crew. In Leviathan, this underwater crew of geologists encounter a highly infectious DNA disease that transforms anyone in contact with it into a hideous and horrendous sea monster.
For years gloomy and murky bodies of water have brought about absolute terror in the hearts and minds of many cultures. While most people cannot explain why they fear these seemingly peaceful locations, researchers argue that most people are not afraid of the water itself but what might lurk below it.