New research suggests evolution predisposes us to seek out horror films.
The latest horror film "based on a true story" is a case study in culturally insensitive Hollywood marketing.
Researchers find a physical basis for a popular metaphor.
There's ample research on fear, but not much on why people enjoy inducing it. It could be power, group-bonding, or "everyday sadism."
Why the Exorcist still plays on our greatest fears.
When a father dies, his daughter recognizes herself in the resilient women of slasher films.