With Halloween just a few days away, here’s a breakdown of all manner of frightful creatures from the silver screen, from the very large (like Godzilla) to the rather small (like Chucky) to the very weird (like the Crawling Eye). Hundreds in all, this is the definitive guide to a universe of scarifying baddies. (via Laughing Squid)
Hantu Galah (pole ghost) is a very tall and thin Malaysian ghost found among the trees and bamboos. Some accounts describe them as being tall as a coconut tree while others say they are taller than mountains and can block out the sunlight with their bodies. To make it disappear, a person simply picks up a stick or twig and breaks it.