horror films

I don’t think cinema in Rs.100-cr terms: RGV


September 20th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Director-producer Ram Gopal Varma, known for making small budget films, says had he made movies with the thought of minting Rs.100 crore at the box office, ... Read more...

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It’s not easy to scare me: Esha Gupta


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Actress Esha Gupta says it was tough to play a part in a horror film like "Raaz 3" especially because in real life, she doesn't ... Read more...

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Fiji is new hotspot for Indian movies


June 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Fiji islands are emerging as the latest hotspot for Indian films, with three movies, "3G", "Warning" and "Ammali Tumaali", being shot in the ... Read more...

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‘Distorted music is like animals’ distress call’


June 13th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The effect of listening to music with distortion is similar to hearing the cries of animals in distress, say researchers."Music that shares aural characteristics with the ... Read more...

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‘Cabin In The Woods’ - intense commentary on human insensitivity (IANS Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cabin In The Woods"; Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard; Rating ****One of the best ways to be unconventional is to take the conventional route. And ... Read more...

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‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ - traditionally scary (IANS Movie Review)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark"; Cast: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison; Director: Troy Nixey; Rating: ***1/2There's a difference between horror and gore. Different types of films can be ... Read more...

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After action, Prabhu Deva wants to direct horror movie


May 18th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) After directing two action movies for Bollywood - "Wanted" and forthocming action film "Rowdy Rathore" - Prabhu Deva would now wants to make scary movies."More ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ set for world premiere at Cannes


April 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on cloud nine after three of his films have been chosen to be a part of 65th Cannes International Film Festival. After ... Read more...

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Bollywood doesn’t reflect our country: Ashim Ahluwalia


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood's mainstream entertainment doesn't entertain him. But showcasing the underbelly of the industry's sex and horror films of the 1980s through his film "Miss Lovely" has ... Read more...

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Indian’s movie on Bollywood makes it to Cannes


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 19 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia's movie "Miss Lovely" has been selected to represent India in the non-competitive section of the 65th Cannes Film Festival. However, no ... Read more...

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‘The Woman In Black’-Cliched, obvious and loud (IANS Movie)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Woman In Black"; Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer and CiarĂ¡n Hinds; Director: James Watkins; Rating: ** 1/2Horror films, unlike science fiction are not supposed to be confined by logic ... Read more...

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Allison-Yash experiment works; ‘?’ scares to the core (IANS Movie Review)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "?: A Real Life Experience"; Director: Allison Patel-Yash Dave; Rating: ***It is rare for horror in Bollywood to not appear horrific in ways that the genre was never meant to ... Read more...

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Horror films have loyal audience, says Shiney Ahuja


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Actor Shiney Ahuja's next is horror-thriller "Ghost" and he believes the genre has its own niche following."Horror movies have their own loyal audience who love ... Read more...

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Gaddafi masks sell like hot cakes on Halloween


October 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 30 (IANS) Masks of ghosts and zombies form a primary part of costumes for Halloween. An online shop in China is even selling a mask of slain Libyan ... Read more...

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‘Paranormal Activity 3′ manages to scare (IANS Movie Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paranormal Activity 3"; Cast: Christopher Nicholas Smith, Katie Featherston, Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown; Directors: Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman; Rating: ****"Paranormal Activity 3" is a surprising film. Yes, horror ... Read more...

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‘Fright Night’ - a different horror film (IANS Film Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Fright Night"; Director: Craig Gillespie; Cast: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell and David Tennant; Rating: ***Horror films, since their inception, have focused on scaring the viewers with whatever is at hand: ... Read more...

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‘Final Destination 5′ - Death rolls on


August 13th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Final Destination 5"; Director: Steven Quale; Actors: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell and Arlen Escarpeta; Ratings: ***Among all horror films, the "Final Destination" series has an ingenious plot. Unlike your slasher, ... Read more...

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With ‘Haunted’, audiences queue up to get terrorised again


May 17th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Movies and television shows are going the scary way again - and making money too. It's the time for chills and thrills once more ... Read more...

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Movie buff? Here’s what cinema does to writers (IANS Book Review)


May 17th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Popcorn Essayists - What Movies do to Writers"; Compiled and edited by Jai Arjun Singh; Publisher: Tranquebar Press; Price: Rs.395, Pages: 227This collection of essays by well-known Indian authors ... Read more...

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‘Haunted’, takes horror genre the x-tra mile (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating:***)


May 7th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Haunted 3D"; Starring: Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Tia Bajpai; Directed by: Vikram Bhatt; Rating: ***The best thing one can say about this rivetting romp into the kingdom of the eerie is that ... Read more...

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‘Haunted 3D’ to be dubbed in Spanish (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


April 20th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) After its Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and English versions, Vikram Bhatt's upcoming 3D horror movie "Haunted 3D" will now be dubbed in Spanish!Mithun Chakraborty's son ... Read more...

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‘Haunted’ is my most challenging film: Vikram Bhatt


February 8th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt who directed horror flicks like "Raaz", "1920" and "Shaapit" has taken his fascination to a new level by making his next scary drama in the ... Read more...

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“The Day The Earth Stood Still” Featured on AMC On Its 60th Anniversary


January 15th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Remember the 1951 sci-fi flick "The Day The Earth Stood Still" that stole the hearts of millions of people with the amazing use of special effects. ... Read more...

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Horror films in Malaysia irk Islamic scholars


January 10th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 10 (IANS) Portraying of religious preachers as ghost-busters using verses from holy Quran in horror films being made in Malaysia has irked Islamic scholars.The preachers, called "ustaz" are shown ... Read more...

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US Library Of Congress Adds 25 Iconic Movies To Its National Film Registry


December 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.The Exorcist is considered to be one of the most successful horror films ever, so its inclusion is not surprising news. All the President’s Men is yet another wonderful movie dealing ... Read more...

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Student dies while watching horror movie


December 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) An eighth standard student died Sunday while watching a horror movie with his friends in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district, police said.Prabhakar and his friends were watching the movie ... Read more...

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Scary movie scores mimic sounds that naturally set people on edge


November 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new research has found that the musical scores accompanying classic Hollywood horror and drama films tend to imitate sounds that naturally set people on edge.Such music cues ... Read more...

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Busty ‘Queen of Horror’ Ingrid Pitt dies at 73


November 24th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Ingrid Pitt, who shot to fame starring in a number of cult horror classics including 'Countess Dracula', has died at the age of 73.The Polish-born actress, often dubbed ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘A Flat’: A Fusion Of Several Bollywood Horror Films


November 15th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: A FlatStarring: Jimmy Shergill, Sanjay Suri, Kaveri Jha.Director: Hemant MadhukarRating: **A Flat is yet another typical Bollywood horror flick that falls flat without much to ... Read more...

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No shocks in ‘Shock’ (Kannada Movie Review)


November 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Movie: "Shock"; Cast: Ramesh Arvind, Suma Guha, Neenasam Aswath; Producer: Abhay Chandra Jain; Director: Ha.Su. Rajashekhar; Rating:"Shock" is the remake of Ram Gopal Varma's horror Hindi movie "Kaun", which ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson’s Haunted Halloween Celebration Plan


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Halloween holiday is meant for trick-or-treating, wearing some weird costumes, having some ghost tours, telling ghost stories and watching the utmost horror films. Twilight star Robert ... Read more...

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Jimmy Shergill: ‘A Flat’ Is Not A Copy Of Any Hollywood Or Koeran Film


November 1st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Talk about a horror film and one instantly tends to ask the makers whether it has been copied/inspired/lifted from a Western or a Far East film. Since ... Read more...

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“The Walking Dead” Cast Members Name Their Favorite Horror Films


November 1st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated series "The Walking Dead" premiered on AMC last night. During the promotion the director, the actors of the horror series spoke about "The ... Read more...

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Last Minute Suggestions For Halloween Costumes


October 29th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A few people cannot help but do things at the last moment and with only 48 hours left for Halloween, many are searching the web for ... Read more...

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A True Story?


October 10th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" true story is in the hot searches on the web, with people seeking to know the real story. Many films have been made with the heading, ... Read more...

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