Five of the evillest children ever spawned in horror movies

Mar 6th, 2019 Horror, Thriller Jedd Jong 14 min read

If there were a daycare centre for juvenile cinematic horrors, which movie leads would top the class? With The Prodigy creeping into theatres tomorrow, there’s going to be another contender for “most evil child spawned in a horror movie”. Tapping into our innermost fears and exploiting them in perverse ways, horror movies use children to show how innocence can be corrupted. The arrival of children into…

6 reasons why child ghosts are so terrifying

Feb 24th, 2016 Horror Marcus Goh 6 min read

The scariest creatures in horror films are not the giant red dragon demons, but the ghosts of dead children who are barely half the size of an adult. For most of us, especially parents, the natural instinct is to protect a living child, but the ghost of one paralyses us with fear. But we see children everyday, so what makes them so terrifying as members of…