Clinical and consulting psychotherapist, Dr. Paul Hokemeyer tells us that, "existential dread is the terror we experience in our awareness that we are transient beings acting out life on a precarious stage. It's a phenomenon that's universal among humans, but that varies in its intensity." Essentially, existential dread is the result of hyperawareness of our own minuscule … [Read more...] about Cosmic Horror Movies that Perfectly Capture Existential Dread
Scary Paranormal Horror Movies and Series
Our writers at Puzzle Box Horror have been lifelong fans of the paranormal. We’re also those guys (and gals) that still collect box sets of the most epic ‘scary AF’ movies and series. Our shelves are full of NECA horror collectibles and we believe in vacations in New Orleans, walking through cemeteries and getting our tarot read. True story... the boss just got back in February.
One of the things we love most, is how Netflix, Amazon Prime, Shudder and Hulu have created new opportunities for original horror fiction and paranormal docuseries. This has opened the doors to more writers and filmmakers who have some amazing and terrifying stories to tell. And they don’t have to source the $50 million dollar budget through large motion picture studios to produce these incredible indie horror flicks.
One thing we love at Puzzle Box Horror is The Evil Dead franchise. From cosmic horror icons such as the Necronomicon to evil spirits and possessions it just butters our biscuits. It's no mystery why this movie has created a cult-like following. We're excited to share the news about this new documentary "Hail To The Deadites" and remember "Shop smart, shop s-mart." After … [Read more...] about HAIL TO THE DEADITES
What's really so horrifying about witches? Is it the stereotypical vision of the green old hag with a hooked nose, chanting foreign words over a bubbling cauldron? Or is it the idea that beings who have an extraordinary power can choose to curse the unwitting among us? The common concept of witches that we see in movies and books, or heard from overtly religious sources, is … [Read more...] about The Best Witch Horror Films – This is Why You Should Not Mess With Witches!
So many great horror films have been delayed by COVID but we are excited to learn that "Realm of Shadows" is in production and slated for release in 2021. One of our favorite formats is horror films based on real events and urban legends. Each of these short films has real-life horror stories behind them. With a great cast and a dark setting, this one is sure to thrill. Between … [Read more...] about Realm Of Shadows Horror Anthology 2021 Production Announced
New supernatural horror release "Sweet Taste Of Souls" brings together some of our favorite horror elements. Creepy town - check, Mysterious disappearances - check, souls eaten - check. Watch the trailer below for a quick taste of what is in store. Flying Dolphin Productions' new social thriller, SWEET TASTE OF SOULS, written by Felicity Mudgett, produced by Bee Pedersen, … [Read more...] about Sweet Taste Of Souls