There's a reason "critically acclaimed horror film" sounds like a paradox. The genre suffers from poor production values and inept acting. Clichés cling to them like mange on a stray dog. Their success lies in their ability to capitalize on the most primal human instinct: fear of death.
Rob Zombie is without a doubt one of the biggest names in rock music. His band White Zombie dominated the rock charts in the early 1990s with their hits like "More Human Than Human" and "Thunderkiss 65", winning all sorts of MTV Award hardware.