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No, BLAIR WITCH Did Not Bomb at the Box Office

Is horror dead?! Horror must be dead!! Despite the fact that it’s been an INCREDIBLE summer for horror, both financially and just plain in terms of film quality, the above question is yet again one that’s being tossed around on the internet as if it’s actually a valid one to be asking. Of course, if […]

Scary Fun 

The Ultimate General Mills Monster Cereals Quiz!

Nothing says Halloween quite like General Mills’ Monster Cereals, and with Count Chocula, Boo Berry, and Franken Berry now back on store shelves, it’s safe to say that the best season of the year has officially begun. You love to love them and you damn sure love to eat them, but just how well do […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Ultimate House of 1000 Corpses 13th Anniversary Quiz!

Thirteen years ago, we first met Otis, Baby, and Captain Spaulding, a murderous trio who would soon become known as The Devil’s Rejects. HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES is one of the most beloved horror films to come along in the past couple decades, and if you’re one of those fans who holds it near and […]

Real Life Scares 

The Controversial Count Chocula Box That Was Pulled From Shelves!

This year marks the 45th anniversary of General Mills’ Monster Cereals, which first hit store shelves way back in October of 1971. As all breakfast historians know, Count Chocula and Franken Berry were the first two cereals to be introduced as part of the line, and they were something of a ground-breaking novelty at the […]

Films 

Vestron Video’s 5 Coolest Horror Movie Promo Items

Long before Scream Factory, there was Vestron Video. If you were alive and renting during the VHS boom of the 1980s, you damn sure remember Vestron Video. Founded in 1981, Vestron was one of the dominant players in the industry throughout the decade, and the company’s iconic logo played before so many beloved ’80s horror […]

The Coolest New Horror Toys Previewed at Comic-Con 2016

This year’s Comic-Con was one of the coolest ones in recent memory for us horror fans, if only because it revealed that Adam Wingard’s upcoming film THE WOODS is actually BLAIR WITCH, a years-later sequel to the original BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. We were also thoroughly impressed by the trailer for KONG: SKULL ISLAND, which will […]

Toys 

The Hawthorne Village of Horror Classics Brought Horror Movie Locales to the Toy Shelf

Highly-detailed and full of little accessories, the pieces put out by Hawthorne Village are adored and collected the world over, and when the company touts itself as being “the premier provider of heirloom quality miniature villages,” they’re not just blowing smoke up their own butts. They truly are just that, and their exceptional pieces are […]

Real Life Scares TV 

Project MKUltra: The Horrifying True Experiments That Inspired STRANGER THINGS

Netflix has yet another hit on their hands with the Duffer Brothers-created original series STRANGER THINGS, which draws more than a little inspiration from our favorite films of the 1980s. Classics like ET, THE GOONIES, and POLTERGEIST are major influences that the show wears proudly on its proverbial sleeve, but did you know that Matt […]

Toys 

These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]

The 5 Coolest San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Exclusive Horror Toys

Many of the coolest toys in my collection came straight out of San Diego’s annual Comic-Con, including NECA’s Super Freddy and Mrs. Voorhees figures, Funko’s unmasked Jason Voorhees POP! vinyl, and McFarlane’s black and white, blood-covered Michonne. Needless to say, it’s always exciting to see what those and other companies are going to be offering […]

Films 

THE REEF: The Scariest Shark Movie You May Have Missed

This year marks the 41st anniversary of JAWS, and the reality is that the “shark attack” sub-genre of horror has fallen pretty damn far since Steven Spielberg made us all terrified to step foot in the water. Countless copycats and silly B-movies that have come in the wake of JAWS have effectively washed away the […]

Toys 

5 Horror Villains Who Are Begging For Their Own Action Figures

As a lifelong buyer of toys, my office is absolutely cluttered with collectibles, so much so that I’m literally surrounded by my favorite horror characters every time I sit down to write. And at this point, there are very few iconic horror villains who aren’t represented on my shelves. I can remember a time, not […]

Toys 

Artist Remakes ’80s Line of Kenner’s GHOSTBUSTERS Monster Toys!

The movie was remade, so why not the toys?! Released in June of 1984, the original GHOSTBUSTERS was a smash hit at the box office, going on to become the second highest-grossing film of that year and eventually spawning a media franchise that has continually become more and more popular in the past 30+ years. […]