These ten movies directed by horror-master John Carpenter sadly live on as underrated additions to the horror film genre—in fact, many of these you won’t ever hear mentioned in daily horror culture, but that’s a shame because all of these are worthy of at least a little attention. Someone's Watching Me (1978) Someone's Watching Me (1978) While this horror movie isn’t … [Read more...] about The 10 Most Underrated John Carpenter Horror Films
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.
Oceans are believed to be one of the most stunning places in the world - and they are. But like most beautiful things, these bodies of water have a dark side. They cover over 70% of the Earth’s surface and go thousands of feet in depth, to places that no human could even dream of going. What lurks on the ocean floors? Are there an underwater species we know nothing about? These … [Read more...] about Under the Sea with Leviathan, Underwater and More
Photography by Autoestima Cidada Mirrors are thought to be portals to another world—some believe this is another dimension, but those who believe in ghosts believe it is a portal to the other side. Many cultures still hold on to their superstitions that exist concerning mirrors, ghosts, souls, and death. In cultures that are still considered primitive by some, there is the … [Read more...] about Mirrors, the Ghostly Portals to the Other Side
A tragically underrated Southern Gothic style horror movie, The Skeleton Key (2005) has been given a bum reputation; a movie that is often overlooked movie within the horror genre, it's actually worth watching at least once. Caroline Ellis (Kate Hudson) is a confident, yet sweet-natured hospice nurse living in New Orleans who grows frustrated with the general lack of compassion … [Read more...] about Hoodoo, Horror, and The Skeleton Key
Photo: Washington Business Journal When William Peter Blatty (1928 – 2017) the writer of “The Exorcist” and subsequent writer and director of the sequel “The Exorcist III” began to visualize the screenplay for the original movie, he wanted to create a paranormal experience that would surpass anything that anyone had seen in the theaters before. The … [Read more...] about 6 Creepy Things That Happened on the Movie Set of “The Exorcist”