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Ten Overlooked Horror Film Scores That Deserve Your Love

Every horror enthusiast knows the importance of atmosphere in genre film — when done effectively, camera work, color and auditory cues are utilized to manipulate audience emotions. Many horror films would not have their desired eerie effect without a solid musical score to accompany the viewer on their journey; when it comes to horror scores, […]

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 

Listen To This Awesome Simulakrum Lab Remix from Dario Argento’s OPERA Soundtrack!

With the vinyl resurgence of the last few years, it’s been great to get some of the now-classic horror scores in LP format. One of the greatest marriages of filmmaker and group is, of course, Dario Argento and GOBLIN. The fine fiends at Rustblade Records have just reissued Claudio Simonetti’s beautiful compositions for Argento’s 1987 […]

Films Music 

RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke Will Score SUSPIRIA Remake!

Well, here’s a bit of news I didn’t see coming! Variety reports that RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke will be providing the score for the recently wrapped remake of SUSPIRIA directed by Luca Guadagnino. SUSPIRIA is, of course, based upon Dario Argento’s 1977 visual and cinematic masterpiece, which featured a memorable & indelible score by Italian rockers GOBLIN. […]

Real Life Scares 

Five Extremely Creepy Things Making the News Right Now

I’m pretty sure you’ll agree 2017 has been off to a very rocky start… but hey, at least most of us aren’t being terrorized on the regular by menacing grass-goblins or disembodied shadow-lurkers (I’m assuming this, of course; I don’t really know your life). Alas, that can’t quite be said for some of the people […]

Films Music 

Bill Lustig On His Love Of Movie Soundtracks!

Blumhouse.com: Bill, thanks for joining me today! Mondo has just released another vinyl reissue of Jay Chattaway’s MANIAC score. And I listened to an interview with him recently on the Talkin’ Trax podcast via the Damn Fine Network where he mentions how when you both first met, you had him over and played a bunch […]

Films 

UPDATED: Why Remaking SUSPIRIA Isn’t As Bad As You Think It Is

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly is reporting that original SUSPIRIA star Jessica Harper will appear in the new remake of SUSPIRIA! Original article as follows. For the last several years, there have been numerous rumblings of remaking Dario Argento’s 1977 cult horror masterpiece SUSPIRIA. At one point, David Gordon Green (JOE, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) was set to be […]

Films Music 

Ten Classic Horror Movies That Scared Me With Sound

We’ve written a great deal about the role of a truly great musical score in crafting a memorable horror film, but today I’m going to dig a little deeper into what makes a movie sound terrifying. Along with dialogue and practical sound effects, there are often dozens of layers to a film’s sound design, and […]

Films 

5 Reasons You Must Own Synapse Films’ TENEBRAE Blu-Ray

When it comes to restoring and giving due to classic horror cult cinema, I doubt anyone can do better than the fine fiends over at Synapse Films. Since the beginning of the DVD boom, they’ve been tackling proper special editions for some of the most well-known and notorious genre pictures ever produced. And as fans, themselves, […]