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Layers of Fear 2 is a Haunted House Simulator

I love, love, LOVED the first Layers of Fear game. Like the first game, Layers of Fear 2 is essentially what people would refer to as a “walking simulator.” However, I feel like the developers have basically created their own sub-genre, a “haunted house simulator.” At least, that is the very best possible way to

Event Horizon

I have been into horror for as long as I can remember. I believe my love of the genre started when I was a little boy watching the creature double features with my dad on Saturday afternoons. He would often fall asleep on the couch while I was left watching things like The Thing With

Your Choice : Robert Tharp Cuts Open His Horror Top Ten!

After an extended hiatus I’m delighted to welcome back ‘Your Choice’ – and hopefully (with YOUR help) it’s here to stay. These are the articles that allow Halloween Love readers and ALL passionate horror fans from across the globe to reveal their personal favorite scary movies and most importantly explain WHY they feel so strongly

Stab Wars : What If … Horror Movies Had Lightsabers!

Like most kids born in the 1970s I spent a good portion of my childhood obsessing over Star Wars, and when I look back at those days I can see how it very clearly guided me toward an appreciation and love for ALL movie types and collectable merchandise. It was the beginning of a passion,

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HL Christmas Countdown : Raise A Glass To Lloyd The Bartender!

December is once again upon us, and the Halloween season never feels further away than it does right now. But here at HL we like to think we can inject a little horror into EVERY month of the year, so welcome to the latest entry in my Christmas countdown with a difference. Each day I’ll

The Shining At 35 : A Look At Some Of The Best Alternative Poster Art

This weekend The Shining will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its original release on the big screen. 35 years of terror, debate, questions, admiration and brilliance. I watched it for the first time when I was probably FAR too young, and the imprint it left has been with me ever since. I hate having favorites

Challenge Accepted : Martyn Takes On 10 Random Horror Questions

He’s one of the best writers in the digital realm and I’m constantly thrilled to be working alongside him here at Halloween Love – I am of course talking about Mr John Squires. A few days ago John participated in a fun horror movie Q&A that’s been floating around online, and part of the process

2015’s Best April Fools’ Day Horror Pranks

April Fools’ Day is always an interesting 24-hours on the internet, as nearly every site on the web channels its inner Onion and comes up with fake news stories in an attempt to fool readers. It’s hard to trust anything you read on a day like April 1st, and quite frankly it would be wise

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My Favorite Horror Movie Moments Of All Time : Number 44 – The Shining

To celebrate the journey toward Halloween 2014 I’m going to do something I’ve wanted to attempt since I first started writing here on Halloween Love … put together a definitive list of my personal favorite horror movie moments and scenes. I hope you will agree with some, maybe raise an eyebrow at others and fingers