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If Horror Movies Were 'Goosebumps' Novels

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The witching hour is approaching fast, people, 'cause it's Halloween, and that means tonight the costumes will go on and once that spiked apple cider starts flowing, all inhibitions will probably soar right out the door. Will it be a treat? That totally depends.

'Til night falls, though, how about a little holiday-themed movie-to-book trickery to tide even your spookiest inner demons over?

Presenting the If It Were Stine series from the wicked wizards of Tumblr (via Laughing Squid), a reimagination of some of horror's biggest classics as R.L. Stine's "Goosebumps" novels. Get More »

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The 25 Most Impressive Movie Cakes Ever

Popcorn's great and all, but there's just something super-tasty about movie-inspired cakes.

As film bakery is a real thing these days, there are gobs upon gobs of delicious designs all over the place as many talented maestros are generous enough to pretty up the world with photos of their scrumptious gumption.

We like to recognize the creative ways people celebrate their various degrees of infatuation with the cinema, so we went through the painstaking (read: tummy grumble-inducing) process of scouring the interwebs to pluck the very best in show for these Tinseltown-inspired treats ... just in time for "The Big Wedding," opening April 26.

Grab a bib before you dig into these 25 ridiculously well-designed desserts, 'cause it's pretty much a guarantee you'll be drooling all over the place by the end of this list.

25. 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'

This delectable dish makes us sure the eighth dwarf would be named "Hungry."

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'Spring Breakers' Tribute: Grillz on Other Movie Characters

James Franco Grillz ATO

James Franco brought many, uh, distinctive features to his role as Alien, the gun-toting, dreadlocked drug n' arms dealer and part-time rapper of "Spring Breakers." But what's probably most memorable about Alien is the fact that his smile could make you go blind if the light were hitting his mouth just right.

In honor of Alien's trading of boring ol' pearly whites for a tricked-out metal grin, we reimagined a few other movie characters that might benefit from a a set of grillz as well. We actually wouldn't have been surprised to see any of these people in any of the many "Spring Breakers" party scenes. Get More »

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The 25 Best Movie-Inspired Graffiti Pieces

Some people spend most of their time in front of a computer ... and others go out and do stuff like this.

Behold some of the most elaborate and large-scale movie-themed fan art you'll ever see, most of it created under cover of night with a few spray cans and a seething desire to create ... or at least conjure stunning portraits of Neo, Freddy Krueger, Yoda, the Dude and other pop culture icons that shape our everyday lives. If only all walls were this cool.

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The 10 Scariest Movies Ever ... According to Their Wikipedia Pages

Stephen King's It Warner Bros.

I don't like watching scary movies, because they scare me. The last scary movie I saw in theaters was "The Ring," during which I pretended to receive an inordinate amount of urgent text messages to divert my attention from the movie to my phone. "Ugh, another text message? (laughs in disbelief, shakes head) But I'm trying to watch this movie!" In reality, I received exactly zero text messages during the film. Get More »

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Movie Tattoos: 25 Intense Examples of Cinematic Body Art

You like "Home Alone." Heck, you may even claim to love "Home Alone."

But do you love it enough to ink a tribute to Joe Pesci into your skin, permanently?

They say that beauty is skin-deep, but there's no adage for how deep fandom goes. These 25 hardcore fans of movies from, yes, "Home Alone" to "Black Swan" proudly display their devotion on their bodies in the form of intricate ink.

Scroll on to see, and tell us in the comments how you would pay body art tribute to your favorite flick.

1. 'The Dark Knight'



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Scream Debuts: 9 Big Stars Who Started in Horror

Jennifer Aniston in Leprechaun Trimark Pictures

Not all great cinema stars have the most auspicious beginnings to their lives in celluloid. Some start in commercials, TV, bit parts, background work. Hell, a few even dabble in porn (we're looking at you, Sylvester Stallone).

Ground zero for acting talent, more often than not, is the horror genre. This being Halloween season, we decided to highlight a few mega-talents who jumpstarted their careers in much the same way they entered the world: naked, screaming and covered in blood. Get More »

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Dark Shadows' and More

Johnny Depp in "Dark Shadows" Warner Bros.

This week: The latest collaboration between Tim Burton and Johnny Depp is a remake of the '60s soap opera "Dark Shadows" with Depp playing the centuries-old vampire Barnabas Collins, who is having an amusingly difficult time adjusting to the weird and wonderful '70s.

Also new this week is the family drama "People Like Us" with Chris Pine, the Blu-ray debut of Disney's animated "Cinderella," a Blu-ray collection of the first seven "A Nightmare on Elm Street" movies and "Universal Monsters: The Essential Collection" in high definition for the first time.

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Halloween Poll Results: 'Exorcist,' Freddy Krueger & Robert Pattinson Spook You

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Everybody has their favorite Halloween snack -- candy corn, Twizzlers, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups -- but according to the results of our ultimate Halloween poll, there's one food nobody will be eating this year: Pea soup.

The results are in and with almost 16 thousand votes, there's no doubt about it: "The Exorcist" has been named as the overwhelming choice for Scariest Movie of All Time, defeating runner-up "Paranormal Activity" by a nearly two-to-one margin. Get More »

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Poll: What's the Best Horror Movie Franchise of All Time?

Horror Poll: Best Franchise
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Poll closes Oct. 24 at 11 p.m. ET

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