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Horror Houses: Scary Settings That You Can See in Real Life, From The House on Haunted Hill to Insidious

Originally posted 10/19/2015 06:20PM

It's may be cliché to say a given movie's setting is a character in of itself, but nonetheless it's often true when talking about the creepy locations of scary movies. This past week, the film Crimson Peak opened in theaters. The titular mansion – Allerdale Hall, colloquially known as Crimson Peak – seems designed to creep you out, even when there's nothing explicitly scary happening.

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What Does Your Favorite Scary Movie Say About You?

What Does Your Favorite Scary Movie Say About You?

Originally posted 10/19/2015 10:30AM

You can tell a lot about a person based on his or her favorite scary movie – after all, it is the most important question that Ghostface asks in Scream.

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Utah Man Refuses to Take Down Hangman in Front Yard After NAACP Protests Ghoulish Halloween Decoration

Utah Man Refuses to Take Down Hangman in Front Yard After NAACP Protests Ghoulish Halloween Decoration

Originally posted 10/15/2015 12:30PM

Every October for the past six years, an animated hangman wearing a noose and a gunny sack has been on display in Kevin Van Miltenburg's front yard. But the NAACP thinks that Van Miltenburg's tradition should be put to an end.

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VIDEO: 'Thriller,' 'The Monster Mash' and More – 13 Recommendations for Your Halloween Playlist

Originally posted 10/13/2015 04:50PM

If someone asked you to name a Christmas carol, you'd probably have no trouble naming a dozen of them. If someone asked you to name a Halloween song, however, you might not be quite as quick to think up a complete playlist. You see, while Halloween can compete with Christmas well enough in the decoration and candy departments, there just aren't that many traditional songs associated with Halloween.

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Neve Campbell and 11 More of the Toughest 'Final Girls' in Horror Movies

From Jamie Lee Curtis to Neve Campbell: 13 of the Best Horror Movie 'Final Girls'

Originally posted 10/12/2015 05:20PM

The slasher-comedy The Final Girls opened in theaters Friday, and that very title begs horror fans to wonder who among the cast will be the actual last girl standing: American Horror Story vet Taissa Farmiga or Malin Ackerman, the actress playing the character in the film's movie-within-a-movie.

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Detroit Woman's Halloween Decoration Is so Scary It Prompts Repeated 911 Calls

Detroit Woman's Halloween Decoration Is so Scary It Prompts Repeated 911 Calls

Originally posted 10/12/2015 11:05AM

LaRethia Haddon's husband's birthday falls on Halloween, so she really gets into the spooky spirit. For the past 25 years, she's been indulging in an annual tradition that's still riling up residents in her Detroit township.

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Can You Guess these Classic Horror Films from Their Opening Shots? (QUIZ)

Can You Guess these Classic Horror Films from Their Opening Shots? (QUIZ)

Originally posted 10/08/2015 11:00AM

Halloween is approaching, and the only logical way of preparing (other than stocking up on candy) is by binge-watching horror movies until you're rendered unable to speak or sleep because of the accumulated nightmare fuel of dozens of fright-auteurs coursing through your brain. (Well, that and the pumpkin spice lattes.)

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QUIZ: What Should You Be for Halloween?

QUIZ: What Should You Be for Halloween?

Originally posted 10/07/2015 05:45PM

It's October, which means it's officially time to start agonizing about your Halloween costume.

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FROM EW: Guy Stages Killer Marriage Proposal as Halloween Slasher Michael Myers

FROM EW: Guy Stages Killer Marriage Proposal as Halloween Slasher Michael Myers

Originally posted 08/21/2015 10:30AM

A horror-obsessed girlfriend turns the corner to find her boyfriend dressed as Michael Meyers – down on one knee

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New Halloween Sequel Moves Forward Without Director Rob Zombie

New Halloween Sequel Moves Forward Without Director Rob Zombie

Originally posted 06/16/2015 09:35AM

The residents of Haddonfield, Illinois, cannot get a break.

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