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THE FEARFUL FIVE! #10

Continuing our monthlong celebration of Halloween with various scary movie and TV-related lists. Check out our online movie database at channelguidemag.com to see if any of these or other scary titles are on this month. (Note: Videos may contain graphic violence, disturbing images and language.) SCARED SPEECHLESS: TOP 5 SILENT HORROR FILMS Don’t be scared off by the fact that these films are old, in black and white, and without sound. Instead, be very scared of their brilliantly horrific content: 5. The Golem (1920) An inspiration for the look and feel of Frankenstein about a decade later, this film tells […]

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Scariest Scary Movie #20 – Misery

Misery (1990, James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth) “I’m your number one fan.” Quick Plot: Annie Wilkes rescues her favorite author Paul Sheldon from a snowy cold wreck in the mountains and nurses him back to health in the comfort of her home. She is his number one fan, but as he begins to recover, Paul realizes just what a psychotic, crazed fan she really is. While he continuously attempts to break free and let others know he is still alive, Annie tightens her clutches on him. Scariest Scene: The part when Annie realizes Paul has been getting out of […]

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Scariest Scary Movie #22 – The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project (1999, Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams) In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary… A year later their footage was found. Quick Plot: Three student filmmakers investigate the legend of the Blair Witch. Their search takes them deep into the woods to a site where gruesome events took place long ago, at the bidding of a ghostly old woman. They expect to be gone for two or three days, but quickly lose their map and begin to walk in circles. Marshalled on by the […]

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Scariest Movie #21 — Stephen King’s “It”

It (1990, Tim Curry, Richard Thomas, Annette O’Toole) The Master of Horror unleashes everything you were ever afraid of … Quick Plot: In Derry, Maine in 1960, group of adolescent misfits who call themselves the Lucky Seven first encounter It: a monster that lives in the town’s sewer system and kills children. Over the course of the year, It terrorizes each member of the group in the form of a demonic clown, scarring them all for life. Bill has the worst of it when It kills his little brother. Bill and the gang work together to confront It in the […]

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THE FEARFUL FIVE! #9

Continuing our monthlong celebration of Halloween with various scary movie and TV-related lists. Check out our online movie database at channelguidemag.com to see if any of these or other scary titles are on this month. (Note: Videos may contain graphic violence, disturbing images and language.) DRAWING ON OUR FEARS: TOP 5 MOST UNNERVING ANIMATED SEQUENCES From their outset, cartoons haven’t always been for the kiddies. And even the ones that are often have their scary moments (see Bambi, Dumbo, Pinocchio, The Lion King, et al). We could fill up a page with such famous traumatic Disney moments alone, but believe […]

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Scariest Scary Movie #23 – The Descent

The Descent (2005, Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid) Scream your last breath. Quick Plot: Adventurous women set out to put a devastating event in their rear-view mirror on their annual “extreme” themed vacation. But this trip into uncharted caves leaves them more than they bargained for. Scariest Moment: Our first glimpse of the creatures that live below the earth. Though, quite frankly, if you’re claustrophobic, as soon as they enter the caves, it gets a bit hairy. Final Say: Most modern horror movies have a one-track mind. Gross the viewer out, add blood and occasional nudity and appeal to […]

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THE FEARFUL FIVE! #8

Continuing our monthlong celebration of Halloween with various scary movie and TV-related lists. Check out our online movie database at channelguidemag.com to see if any of these or other scary titles are on this month. (Note: Videos contain graphic violence, disturbing images and language.) E.T. GO HOME! TOP 5 NASTIEST ALIEN INVADERS These things from another world definitely do not come in peace, but rather, to leave us in pieces. 5. Space Pods in Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) What have doctors been talking about? It turns out that vegetables and sleep really aren’t good for you: 4. Martians […]

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Scariest Scary Movie #24 – Last House on the Left

Last House on the Left (1972, Sandra Cassel, Lucy Grantham, David Hess) Repeat this to yourself: It’s only a movie. It is not a snuff film. It’s just a movie… Quick Plot: Three escaped convicts kidnap and brutalize two teenage girls. After their murderous lust is sated, the bad guys seek refuge in a nearby suburban home – the last house on the left. The unsuspecting owners, who are anxiously waiting for their daughter and her friend to arrive home, invite the group to spend the night. When the parents realize the truth, they exact a merciless revenge. Scariest Scene: […]

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THE FEARFUL FIVE! #7

Continuing our monthlong celebration of Halloween with various scary movie and TV-related lists. Check out our online movie database at channelguidemag.com to see if any of these or other scary titles are on this month. (Note: Videos may contain disturbing images and language.) HIDDEN HORRORS: TOP 5 SCARY FILMS YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF Like unexpected terrors lurking in the dark just waiting to jump out and grab you, these little-seen horror films offer startling surprises: 5. It! The Terror From Beyond Space (1958) In the way-off year 1973, an interstellar spacecraft unknowingly picks up a deadly alien stowaway […]

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Scariest Scary Movie #25 – 28 Days Later…

28 Days Later… (2002, Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston) Okay, Jim. Got some bad news. Quick Plot: A dangerous virus called the Rage is unintentionally released into the world, infecting the population with a permanent state of murderous rage. 28 days later, Jim wakes up from a coma and stumbles onto the desolate streets of London. He soon discovers other survivors and they make their way out of London toward a military encampment. But once there, they realize that the infected are the least of their worries. Scariest Scene: The spookiest scene is when Jim is walking around the […]