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Watch the First Full Trailer for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: CULT!

“What’s the thing that scares you the most?” After redefining the whole concept of “teasers” by mercilessly assaulting our eyes and ears with hallucinogenic, clown-filled clips, the creators of the tensely-awaited seventh season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY have finally unleashed the beast. The new official trailer, which now contains a wealth of footage from the […]

Films Music 

John Carpenter Announces ANTHOLOGY Album and Tour Dates!

I’m not wasting any time recapping the cinematic and musical legacy of genre icon John Carpenter, because if you’re reading this, you already know about that. I’m gonna skip straight to the awesome news recently posted by the man himself. Since Carpenter launched essentially his second career as a rock star a couple of years […]

Scary Fun 

Tub Time is CHILD’S PLAY Again — Thanks to This Chucky Bath Bomb

I just caught this story on my Facebook feed, shortly after it was shared by the creator of the CHILD’S PLAY franchise — Chucky’s Daddy himself — CULT OF CHUCKY writer-director Don Mancini. Sure, we’ve tipped you off to some rather awesome horror-themed bath bombs in the past (I’m partial to the JAWS-themed fizzie that […]

Real Life Scares 

Nightmarish Video Shows a Blood-Red Cloud Descending on a Brazilian Town

If you’re already on edge anticipating the cosmic horrors which could feasibly be triggered by today’s historic solar eclipse (assuming you’re reading this in North America, that is), the following story probably won’t be very reassuring… A post shared by 🎀Irenny Vieira 🎀 (@irenny_ynneri) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:47pm PDT In fact, when it […]

Films 

We’re All About “Exploitation Preservation” on the New SHOCK WAVES!

Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome very special guests Joseph Ziemba (Creator of Bleeding Skull, American Genre Film Archive) and Bret Berg (American Genre Film Archive), who share with us their favorite, obscure genre deep cuts! In the news, Rob reports back on THE DARK TOWER, and Blue Underground’s upcoming disc of AMSTERDAMNED; […]

Films 

George Romero Team’s “Lost” Snuff-Thriller EFFECTS Makes its Blu Debut!

While we’re still reeling from the tragic loss of legendary horror filmmaker and all-around cool guy George A. Romero, we’re about to witness another example of how wide his creative influence spread during his long career. The obscure 1978 indie thriller EFFECTS (a.k.a. THE MANIPULATOR) employed the talents of many Romero regulars — including Tom […]

TV 

Behold the Creepy Full Trailer & Poster Art for CHANNEL ZERO: NO-END HOUSE!

“This is not how reality works!” We’ve been teasing the second season of the creepypasta-themed SyFy series CHANNEL ZERO ever since we learned they would be tackling another terrifying viral legend – the tale of “No-End House” [check out our in-depth feature on the original creepypasta here]. While CHANNEL ZERO’s acclaimed debut season focused on […]

Real Life Scares 

New Footage Documents Creeping “Black Mist” in Allegedly Haunted Texas Hotel

Built in the 1840s, the Magnolia Hotel in Seguin, Texas has a reputation for being haunted, and has since been considered a hotbed of paranormal activity — more than one investigator claims to have captured evidence of unexplained and extremely unsettling phenomena since the current owners reopened it for ghost tours in 2013. But this […]

Films 

THE WITCH Director & Star May Re-Team for NOSFERATU Remake!

It seems just yesterday the groundbreaking art-house historical horror epic THE WITCH scored global critical acclaim while landing on many horror fans’ Top 10 lists for 2016… but this recent news is likely to stir up even more controversy among genre audiences and film historians alike. Justin Kroll of Variety just announced award-winning director Robert […]

Real Life Scares 

Will Monday’s Solar Eclipse Trigger an Invasion of Lizard People?

This may seem like a parody piece, but you’ve got to admit we live in extremely weird times… and it’s getting easier to imagine just about anything could happen as we teeter on the brink of global doom. Maybe. That said, this theory is pretty bonkers… so it’s a bit surprising to learn how much […]

Films Music 

Metal, Madness and Murder Meet with SADISTIC INTENT in This Heavy Indie Thriller

Writer-director Eric Pennycoff has seriously deep roots in independent genre cinema; he’s an alumni of Larry Fessenden’s legendary company Glass Eye Pix, and has worked frequently with Brooklyn, NY-based production outfit Midnight Treehouse (behind the “M is for Mariachi” segment of ABCs OF DEATH 2.5 and the sci-fi short THE POD), to name just a […]

video games 

Lead Your Own Diabolical Death Cult on THE SHROUDED ISLE!

There are tons of mind-bendingly strange and confounding computer games available from the Steam community… but the H.P. Lovecraft-inspired, elegantly nightmarish “cult simulator” THE SHROUDED ISLE stands out as kind of brilliant in its doom-filled weirdness. Designed by Kitfox Games (the team behind MOON HUNTERS and SHATTERED PLANET), the scenario of ISLE is deceptively straightforward: […]

Films 

It’s the DAY OF THE WOMAN with BJ Colangelo on SHOCK WAVES Episode 60!

Exploitation month continues on SHOCK WAVES, as hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane are joined by special guest — and frequent Blumhouse.com contributor — BJ Colangelo, author of genre blog DAY OF THE WOMAN, who kicks off the conversation with the always-controversial topic of “rape/revenge” cinema. Also in this week’s news: […]