March 18th of this year marked the 100th anniversary of the first known horror film, Edison Studios’ Frankenstein, directed by J. Searle Dawley and clocking in at 12 minutes long. To celebrate the birth of our favorite genre, Bloody-Disgusting and MySpace Horror will be releasing a series of articles over the remainder of the year focusing on different aspects of horror film history. First up is a look at the ten most controversial horror films of all time, compiled by B-D’s Chris Eggertsen. From Browning to von Trier, more than any other genre the horror film has served as a point of often furious contention through the decades with the movie-going public, media, government and religious and cultural leaders. Check out our list of the ten most egregious offenders.
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