Antonia Noori Farzan, The Washington Post Published 5:39 am PST, Monday, February 11, 2019 A passing Uber driver was the first to spot the abandoned Oldsmobile and sense that something was wrong. It was after midnight on Dec. 3, 2016, and the silver sedan was parked at the crest of the bridge that connects Belmar and Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey, two beachfront communities separated by the chilly Shark River that flows out into the Atlantic Ocean. There was no indication that the car had broken down before being deserted by its owner, and when police officers arrived, they found the keys still in the ignition. As police started looking for the missing driver, Michael Stern was becoming increasingly concerned that his 19-year-old daughter, Sarah, hadn't answered any of this texts. "Sarah, where are you?" he wrote, according to the Asbury Park Press. "Sarah, are you up?" "Sarah, what's going on?" At first, it looked like a suicide. Investigators quickly learned that the … [Read more...] about Police thought it was a suicide. Then a horror movie director handed over a secret recording.
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PUBLISHED: 09:05 14 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:14 14 November 2018 Lucas Cumiskey Floral tributes left at the scene of Marcel Campbell's stabbing in Upper Street. Picture: Polly Hancock Archant A witness broke down in tears as she spoke of the real life “horror movie” that was Marcel Campbell’s fatal stabbing in Upper Street. Marcel Campbell.Reece Williams, 22, of Northdown Street, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of murdering father-of-two Mr Campbell near Udderlicious Ice Cream parlour during rush hour on May 21.The court heard Mr Campbell, 30, and Williams, then 21, were passengers in a white van, driven by Gabriel Prempeh, when a fight broke out between them.The altercation spilled out onto the pavement and up against a shop front, where witnesses watched in horror as an attacker stabbed him “multiple times” before fleeing.Jane St. Clair-George was walking down Upper Street with her two friends looking for a … [Read more...] about Marcel Campbell murder trial: Upper Street stabbing was ‘like a horror movie’
Ask a horror buff to curate a seasonal watch list, and you’ll be asked to tighten your request. Do you want comedy, sci-fi or surreal? Stuff that’ll make you spill your popcorn or slow-burn and corrupt your sleep?But one need not be a fan of fear to appreciate a good Fangoria-style screen fest, especially at Halloween. So for your viewing (dis)pleasure, a collection of genre-hewing and -bending recommendations from The Gazette’s features staff.1. “Night of the Living Dead” (1968) — Because the scariest horror movies are the ones that remind us what real monsters look like.2. “Hellraiser” (1987) — Ruined Rubik’s Cube for me. Forever.3. “Dead Alive” (1992) — It’s not the zombie mom-to-be, nor the lawnmower zombie massacre, that makes this early Peter Jackson horror-comedy — aka the “bloodiest movie ever” — so awfully memorable. They help, though.4. “Hereditary” (2018) … [Read more...] about Live for fright night? Here’s our picks for scariest movies of all-time
What makes a horror movie scary? To some extent it’s a matter of personal (dis)taste. Some people are scared of clowns, while other people go weak at the sight of blood. Horror films and Halloween go together like liver with fava beans and a nice Chianti.Halloween is a season of nostalgia, a chance to revisit the rituals of pumpkin carving, telling ghost stories and trick-or-treating that delighted us as children. Feeding into this nostalgia is the new Halloween release, a sequel to the 1978 film that set the template for slasher-on-the-loose scary movies.Forty years after its first installment. Jamie Lee Curtis, who played the terrorized babysitter in the original, is back to face off with killer Michael Myers. And despite the addition of some modern elements, like two true-crime podcasters who try to understand Myers’ insanity, the movie follows the template of suspense the first installment perfected.The masked lunatic Myers is just one of a number of horror movie … [Read more...] about Ranked: The 50 Best Scary Movies to Watch This Halloween
By René A. Guzman Published 11:12 am CDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 “Sleepaway Camp” star Felissa Rose will attend this year’s Monster-Con. “Sleepaway Camp” star Felissa Rose will attend this year’s Monster-Con. Photo: Bobby Bank /Getty Images The annual Monster-Con free horror convention at Wonderland of the Americas mall welcomes all ages for a pre-Halloween fright fest. Monster-Con 2018 runs Sept. 29 and 30. The annual Monster-Con free horror convention at Wonderland of the Americas mall welcomes all ages for a pre-Halloween fright fest. Monster-Con 2018 runs Sept. 29 and 30. Photo: Courtesy Monster-Con The all-ages Monster-Con encourages all ages to dress up as their favorite characters, horror or otherwise. The all-ages Monster-Con encourages all ages to dress up as their favorite characters, … [Read more...] about Monster-Con horror convention scares up fiendish fun