Many of Richard Matheson's works went from page to screen pretty successfully--perhaps that's part of the reason why so many people are familiar with work that he originally penned, but are unaware of the source of the story. After such a long career, one might hope that people would come to recognize your name, but it didn't seem to bother Matheson, who seemed to only write … [Read more...] about Cinema and Television Inspired by Horror Author Richard Matheson
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.
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