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The 1st Annual Morbidly Amusing Awards – Part 1

THE 1st ANNUAL MORBIDLY AMUSING AWARDS With Oscar season now officially over, it’s time for we here at Morbidly Amusing to deliver our own dose of glitz and glamour, albeit through blood-drenched glasses. The 1st Annual Morbidly Amusing Awards hand out honors to those in the world of horror and genre film who we felt […]

Low-Budget Horror Was The Most Lucrative Genre For Hollywood In 2013

  Low-budget horror films gave Hollywood their biggest return on their investments in 2013, which is great news for the horror genre moving on into 2014.  The number one investment of 2013 was Insidious: Chapter 2, grossing $160 million worldwide from a reported budget of just $5 million.  The second and third most successful films?  The […]

5 Potential Horror Movie Franchises To Keep An Eye On

Sure, there were more horror franchises in the 1980s and early 1990s than you could shake a stick at, such as A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Children of the Corn, Hellraiser and Halloween.  Unfortunately, the current trend of horror films is remakes of older films, except for the Saw and Paranormal Activity […]

That Other Raimi Brother’s Top 5 Horror Films of 2013

2013 has proven to be a banner year for film. One of the deepest years in recent memory, especially when it comes to independent film, we cinephiles have been treated to an abundance of riches when it comes to high-quality films. On the other end of the spectrum, however, is the horror genre. While 2013 […]

Dr. Morbid’s Top 10 Best Horror Films of 2013

Merry Christmas boils and ghouls.  It has been a solid, if limited, year for the horror genre that was devoid of much big-screen attention.  Most of the films on this list either had a limited theatrical run or were just released to Video On Demand.  Hopefully next year horror films will start seeing a theatre […]

Insidious 3 In The Works

Fresh on the heels of Insidious: Chapter 2‘s surprisingly massive opening weekend box office haul comes the news that a third chapter in the Insidious series is already in the works. Like the first two, this third film will be written by Leigh Whannell. There is no word yet on whether director James Wan will return, but if you’ve […]

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) Review

  Rated PG-13 105 minutes Written by: Leigh Whannell Directed by: James Wan . James Wan (he of the creepy puppet) is having some fun.  Already with one Conversed foot out of the horror game (he is next in charge of Dom Toretto in “Fast & Furious 7”) Wan is laying back a little, playing […]