Awesome Horror Anthology Films

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Horror anthologies are collections of short horror films, usually strung together under a common theme or with a wraparound framing story. It’s like getting 5 bite-sized scary movies in one sitting. Here are some of our favorites that we’ve reviewed on the 2 Guys and a Chainsaw podcast:

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All The Creatures Were Stirring

For the second in our holiday horror series, we decided to try this anthology that LOOKED promising due to the recognizable faces in it. But the only thing more baffling than the number of talented…

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In 1982, horror icons George Romero and Stephen King collaborated to kick off the first in a franchise of beloved horror anthologies. With a star-studded cast and tongue planted firmly in-cheek, Creepshow translates the iconic…

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Dead of Night

We go waaaaay back for the third entry in our month of horror anthology films. Dead of Night is the granddaddy of them all – one of the first ever. It’s not likely to scare…

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Creepshow 2

The second of our month of horror anthologies is a long-time childhood favorite of both Craig and Todd. Stephen King and George Romero collaborated on this sequel to Creepshow, their answer to Tales from the…

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Tales from the Crypt (1972)

We kick off a month of horror anthology films with what is arguably the granddaddy of them all, Tales From The Crypt. This Amicus production was the first to use the EC Comics license, which…

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1 Response

  1. Amelia says:

    Deadtime Stories (1986) is another great cheesy anthology, with Tom Savini as a Co-Director.

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