Celebrating the Women of Horror

women in horror, Scary Basement Media, Karyn Kusama, Ana Lily Amirpour, February

The words “female” and “horror film” are no longer solely synonymous with “femme fatale”, “dead”, or “miniskirt/wet shirt/big boobs/baseball bat”. To be female in the realm of horror also means “filmmaker”, “storyteller”, and “actress”. The horror genre depends on drawing evil from shared experiences, and for too long has the genre been monopolized by one …

‘Gremlins: Recall’ fan film wows

We love short films and we also crave fan made versions of beloved movie franchises! I was lucky enough to come across this gem on Reddit. This film was directed by Ryan Patrick and features all PRACTICAL EFFECTS! I love that! Checkout the film below and let us know what you think. GREMLINS: RECALL (UNOFFICIAL) …

VFX Productions pulls you into the upside down in ‘Stranger Things’ fan film

So I am a few days late the party on this amazing Stranger Things fan film by VFX Productions. It's been a scary busy week here at Scary Basement Media. VFX Productions and director Ryan J. Thompson has done a great service again for short form horror content. This fan film feels like it was …