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ATTN LA: THE BABADOOK Returns To Theaters THIS Weekend!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 instant horror cult classic THE BABADOOK has been in the news a lot lately. And not because of a sequel or follow-up, but instead, because the title creature has suddenly become a gay icon! (Read how it all went down in our previous post here!) Hot on the heels of this development, […]

Films 

Prepare To Be AMSTERDAMNED By Blue Underground This August!

The fine fiends over at Blue Underground have got a handful of fascinating titles coming at us in the not-too-distant future. A new 3 disc set of Dario Argento’s THE STENDHAL SYNDROME arrive July 25th, Gary Sherman’s cult classic DEATH LINE (known here in the States as RAW MEAT) gets the high def treatment on June […]

TV 

THE EXORCIST Season 2 Will Arrive Just In Time For Halloween!

One of the best surprises of the last year was Fox’s first season of THE EXORCIST. For a while there, we were patiently awaiting news of a second season, which finally was confirmed a few months back. Now, we know when we’ll be seeing more of Father Tomas and Father Marcus. The official Facebook page […]

Real Life Scares TV 

When Max Headroom Mysteriously Hijacked Television

Max Headroom was originally a British character from a science fiction made-for-TV movie. This Ray Ban wearing digital revolutionary, introduced in 1984, was described as the world’s first computer generated TV host. Of course, he was mostly a synthesized version of actor Matt Frewer wearing prosthetic make-up.  From his TV movie beginnings, Max received his own […]

Films 

Severin Films Announces BEYOND THE DARKNESS (aka BUIO OMEGA) Blu-Ray!

Oh my! Those fine fiends at Severin Films are at it again! They tend to always find and restore some of the most notorious horror shockers out there, and this time they’ve set their sights on a Video Nasty, ANTHROPOPHAGUS director Joe D’Amato’s BEYOND THE DARKNESS, aka BUIO OMEGA! The fully restored, uncut version of the […]

Films Music 

Have You Ever Heard This Tune From ROBOCOP: THE MUSICAL?

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to catch a screening of Paul Verhoeven’s original 1987 masterpiece ROBOCOP on the big screen. It’s untouchable. And it is a milestone for ’80s cinema. And apparently, unbeknownst to me, it once inspired a musical number? This dates way back to 2010 and features music, lyrics and video […]

Films Scary Fun 

6 Genre Movies Produced by the Last Person You’d Expect

Some people are famous for producing movies: Jerry Bruckheimer. The Weinsteins. Dino De Laurentiis. Some people are famous for producing horror movies: Roger Corman. Charles Band. Jason Blum. And some people aren’t known for producing movies at all. A lot of actors find themselves producing as they progress further into their careers. Usually their credits […]

Real Life Scares 

The Five Most Bizarre Airplane Flights In History

Thankfully, almost all commercial airplane flights are uneventful… because when something exciting happens at 30,000 feet, it’s rarely the good kind of exciting. Below are five of the most bizarre incidents in the history of commercial aviation, all of which will leave you eternally grateful for that painfully dull flight to LAX you’re probably dreading. […]

Films 

10 Films John Carpenter Almost Made

For movie geeks of a certain vintage, no filmmaker’s legacy looms larger than that of John Carpenter. His movies—especially those made between the years 1978 and 1988—are hallowed classics. In the 1980s, his game was so strong that it’s tempting to reflect on projects that the director almost made during that time period, and to […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Ten Lesser-Known Creepypastas That Will Keep You Awake Tonight

It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I first welcomed our readers to the nightmare landscape of viral horror known as creepypasta… and since then, not only have we maintained a twice-weekly column dedicated to this chilling phenomenon, but the pastas themselves — along with their menagerie of spooky characters and devoted […]

video games 

Watch Every Jason Unmasking From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

One of the most fun aspects of watching each subsequent FRIDAY THE 13TH sequel is the inevitable reveal of Jason’s face! For no rhyme or reason, his appearance always changes from film to film, and yet it’s just one of the many charming reasons I love the FRIDAY franchise. A lot of you have been […]

Films 

History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 5: End of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Despite the violence of CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, families showed up to the theater, creating a fourth hit APES film for Fox. With the money still coming in, Fox ordered up a fifth film, and producer Arthur Jacobs got to work […]

Films 

Check Out the Terrifying 3 Minute Short WHITE WILLOW

Horror films don’t always need complicated plots and back stories to be effective. Sometimes simplicity can be both beautiful and horrifying. Case in point: Ryan Swantek’s latest horror short film, WHITE WILLOW. Filmed entirely in Ryan’s bathroom, the segment has no spoken dialogue, but instead relies entirely on haunting visuals to execute the terror. And it also deserves […]