“The sleep of reason gives birth to monsters,” warns the movie-within-a-movie in Demons, and it’s a meta-statement that holds true for the characters within the movie proper, as well as for the viewer: Don’t try to reason with Demons, or make sense of any of it.
Getting possessed by a demon sounds horrible—all that contortionism probably leads to awful back problems. But some demonic possessions aren’t all that bad. A possession doesn’t have to be all spooky voices, matted hair and projectile vomiting, after all. Here are the five best and five worst demons to be possessed by.
Just a few holes transforms the fried chicken-peddling Colonel Sanders into a blood-vomiting demon. Was it the Go Cups?
Vice's new documentary Teenage Exorcists follows three teen girls from Arizona who tour the world saving souls from "sexually transmitted demons."
You may remember Bob Larson, the exorcist-for-hire who conscripted his karate-chopping teenage daughters into his for-profit war with Satan. But did you know that Reverend Larson has experience expelling the dreaded "gay demon"?
Paranormal Activity 4 has done what no other Paranormal Activity has accomplished before it: made me root for the death of this horror franchise. It's criminally boring and horribly stupid. And I love these movies. I love the shtick, love the sisters — hell, I even love the stupid name they gave the demon in the…
Little known fact: Exorcism film The Possession is based on a real item called a "dybbuk box." The box, which imprisons evil spirits, made headlines years ago. But when actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Natasha Calis were asked if they wanted to bring the original on set, their reaction was, no thank you. Because it's…
We recently learned that Sam Raimi was a producer on the "Jewish exorcist" flick The Possession, which was previously titled The Dybbuk Box. But this creepy new clip makes the horror legend's presence crystal clear. We're delighted that this spooky movie seems to be channeling the grotesque body horror from Raimi's…
This should appeal to those of you who were tickled by those magnificent Edo-era He-Gassen scrolls, which put the art in "fart." Throughout the early 1800s, celebrated Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861) painted hundreds of gorgeous scenes, including those of landscapes, samurai, and beautiful women.
You've seen the demon-stuffed trailer for the "found footage" movie The Devil Inside a new found footage horror flick. Now check out the first, incredibly brutal clip.
Did you know that the bands you hear on the radio station at the DMV are actually occult emissaries? It's true, they're exactly like Pokémon!
We're big fans of Hieronymus Bosch-style artwork showing the Christian Hell in all its glory — but Bosch pales in comparison to this art collection of (what we're assuming) is Chinese Hell. There's one form of punishment that's just needle rain and another that's some sort of a bee and scorpion tornado.
Look, nobody likes what a demonic possession does to the complexion or the upholstery. But if you're in for one, there are a lot of options, some of which are pretty entertaining. Check out the best demons to get possessed by, and what you can expect for each.
Take your paltry singular demon possession and step aside — the new trailer for exorcism flick The Devil Inside puts multiple demons inside each victim. And that's just the ones they can hear! Take a look at this insane new horror trailer.
In an Old West populated by centaurs, mad mystical cow rustlers, and bovine missionaries, the wise-cracking, hard-drinking demon girl Kit — armed with an otherworldly gun — is out for revenge against her former outlaw gang.
Paranormal Activity is gearing up for the release of the third installment of the found-footage horror series — with an origin story set in 1988, when things started to go wrong for the demon-haunted sisters. Now check out the first ever clips from the new film. Thank goodness, it's already a lot scarier than …
Muktuk Wolfsbreath may have the internal monologue of Dashiell Hammett protagonist, but he carries bone darts instead of a gat, solves crimes in the literal underworld, and beds a femme fatale who rides a reindeer.
Fairies are not always adorable, apple-cheeked, butterfly-winged pixies alighting on people's outstretched fingers. They're not even mischievous little game-players like Puck. Some of them are outright freaky. Check out the scariest fairies no one wants to meet below.
Automata were... theologically and culturally familiar, things with which one could be on easy terms.
They were funny, sometimes bawdy, and they were everywhere... Mechanical devils were...rife. Poised in sacristies, they made horrible faces, howled and stuck out their tongues to instill fear in the hearts of…