I feel as if, in general, I'm a pretty easy going person, I don't like to cause a stir and I generally stay out of heated discussions. After all, I know where I stand on certain issues, so why stress out about a conflicting opinion from someone else? We're all allowed to have an opinion, that's our right in life as human beings; unfortunately, a lot of you horror buffs out … [Read more...] about The Haunting of Hill House & The Haunting of Bly Manor: Why You Should Stop Comparing Them (Spoilers)
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.
From the past articles in which we have discussed Robert Bloch and his creative works within the horror genre, we decided to talk a little bit about his most famous novels, especially Psycho, the film that almost overnight made Bloch a writing sensation. The Scarf (1947) This novel was originally published twelve years before Bloch's most famous work, Psycho (1960) and … [Read more...] about Novels, Television, and Film Adaptations of Robert Bloch
If there is one thing we love at Puzzle Box horror it's a compendium of great horror stories. What better way to hear these terrifying tales than via short horror films. We're anxiously anticipating this upcoming release from Dystopian Films. Dystopian films is launching their biggest and most ambitious project to date; a horror anthology trilogy titled THE UNITED STATES OF … [Read more...] about THE UNITED STATES OF HORROR
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
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 7 … [Read more...] about HAIL TO THE DEADITES