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Netflix Instant Horror & Cult: What’s Coming in May 2017

There are some interesting horror and cult films arriving on Netflix instant in May. Choice stand-outs include BEYOND THE GATES, a fun 80s VHS-style throwback starring Barbara Crampton along with several other great horror regulars like Graham Skipper, Brea Grant, and Chase Willamson. RIVERDALE SEASON ONE is a mesmerizing, sleazy adaptation of the Archie comics […]

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Hey, Horror Writers! Are You Going to StokerCon 2017?

Next week (running April 27th t0 30th), Blumhouse.com will be attending Stoker Con, a massive convention entirely geared towards horror literature. Hosted by the Horror Writers Association, Stoker Con connects renowned horror writers and publishers with up-and-coming authors, as well as those just venturing into the spooky craft. The convention offers everything from pitch sessions to […]

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The Legacy and Monstrous Variations of the Popular Card Game Fluxx

Fluxx is a highly fluid card game where the rules can change with the drop of a card. The game was created in 1996 by Andrew Looney for his gaming company, Looney Laboratory. A year later the game went from the original run of a few thousand units to a massive worldwide distribution. Since then, […]

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Ten Horror Movies to Watch on 4/20

Happy 420! Seeing as recreational marijuana use just became legal in a handful of states, there is much to celebrate this year! When selecting the best film for the occasion, you will likely want to pick something rather light and mellow, nothing too overly scary. But just in case you really want to freak yourself […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Is it Magic… or Murder? The Sinister Secret of “The Jaywalk Game”

If you recall our previous coverage of a mysterious, mythical road-based ritual known as “11 Miles,” you may see some strong similarities in today’s creepypasta. But unlike that surreal scenario, this “game” is not for the casually curious… not for anyone, for that matter, since it potentially involves deliberate vehicular manslaughter. With that said, consider […]

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Watch the Terrifying 2-Minute Horror Short Film MORDEO!

For today horror short, let’s journey deep into the woods with MORDEO. This frightening short is from our friends over at CRYPT TV and was directed by Ben Sottak who also helmed a prior short we featured on Blumhouse.com, FROM BELOW. Sottak’s most recent excursion into terror, MORDEO, focuses cannibalism and the gruesome consequences.    

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Everybody’s Got a Bomb: The Most Horrifying Nuclear Apocalypse Movies Ever Made

Those who grew up during just about any phase of the Cold War know exactly how it feels to have the ever-present possibility of total extinction hovering over our heads like the Sword of Damocles. That metaphorical blade, of course, is the very real concept of global nuclear war — a conflict that, regardless of how or […]

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2017 Summer Preview: 10 Must-See Horror Movies Coming This Summer

The summer of 2017 is almost upon us, and there are plenty of horror films on the way! While you are planning your vacation, be sure to include some trips to the movie theater as well.  Here are 10 horror films slated for May through September of 2017 that have piqued our interest. ALIEN: COVENANT- May […]

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CREEPYPASTA: A Doomed Explorer’s Journal Documents the Terrifying Search for “Subject C”

The horrors of World War I are well documented by historians, journalists and many other chronicles of humanity’s atrocities, and among the worst of these is the development of chemical and biological weaponry — deployed in the bloody trenches of Europe on a massive scale, with apocalyptic results. But countless whispered rumors and hastily hidden […]

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9 International Horror Films on Netflix that You Need to See

Real horror fans read subtitles. There, I said it! At least once a week I’ll post up an article about an international horror film, and within seconds a whiny comment will appear lamenting about how the movie has subtitles. Real horror fans will read subtitles. So, for this week’s Netflix round-up, I have selected a […]

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5 Frightening Mythological Monsters from Russia

There’s been a lot of talk about Russia lately. I’ll just assume it has something to do with the country’s vast collection of mythical creatures, supposedly roaming the 6,592,800 square feet of land, making up the largest country in the world. Check out five of the most fascinating and legendary Russian creatures below. Vodyanoy The Vodyanoy appears […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: I (Barely) Survived a VIOLENT SH*T Marathon! [NSFW]

Happy Friday, fellow extremiacs! Put on those rain ponchos, ‘cuz you’re gonna get a little red on you again. When I first launched this column a couple of months ago, I made a point of emphasizing the concept of extreme horror movies as “outsider art,” expressing some bold and unconventional ideas through the medium of […]

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Five Criminally Underrated Horror TV Series You Need to Watch

With the amount of awesome horror programming on television these days, it’s easy for genre gems to fall through the cracks, and even easier to ignore some of the more fantastic fright fare from horror TV’s past. In fact, there’s so much good horror television that one rarely gets inspired to look beyond the streaming […]