Have you ever had a dream that felt so real.... In it's short 6 and 1/2 minutes ONI takes you on an adventure through a dream, demon awakened from a cursed samurai sword, and a sword fight. It's beautifully done and worth every second. Bravo to the creators who did this with next to nothing in their budget. “Oni” is the latest from Anthony Pietromonaco, co-produced … [Read more...] about A Samurai Faces His Demons in a Short Film Based on Classic Japanese Mythology
Scary Paranormal Horror Movies and Series
Attention horror and paranormal movie fans! We’re providing reviews of some of the best and most original and legendary movies of all time on Puzzle Box Horror. And we’re not just talking about upcoming reviews of new award-winning movies like ‘Parasite’, but reaching way back to the roots of horror and paranormal filmmaking.
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.
First you hear rumors on the web and watch a few videos on YouTube, that say a terrible virus is ravaging China. What little information the country allowed to escape its borders anyhow, thanks to authority sources like The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The average person thinks “okay, that sucks, but I got … [Read more...] about Binge Watch These 4 Pandemic and Viral Outbreak Movies for Serious Survival Tips
Today we celebrate Friday the 13th, or specifically, Friday March 13th, 2020 which also happens to align with a pretty spooky and mysterious natural full-moon event (Waning Gibbous Phase) which virtually guarantees that every hospital emergency room is going to be full to capacity. Because honestly, people do weird $hit on Friday the 13th and full moons. Talk to any … [Read more...] about Jason Voorhees, Friday the 13th and the Worship of the Female Goddess Named Mom?
It stands to reason that when you make a horror movie based on a dark entity or malevolent spirits that some of that dark energy may be drawn to you or the movie set. It’s a risk that horror movie producers take especially when the horror film is based on a true story. These haunting tales come directly from actors, directors, and staff working on the movies themselves. … [Read more...] about 5 Cursed Horror Movies Based on True Stories
Photography by Racheal Lomas Have you ever wondered where the modern vampire first appeared within human history? Well, any documentation outside of ancient mythology came with historic value, from credible sources such as historian William of Newburgh. Due to his reputation as a noteworthy and careful historian, his History of English Affairs serves as one of the earliest … [Read more...] about From the Original Vampires to Modern Representations in Movies