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Films Scary Fun 

Nine Useful Life Lessons (Courtesy of Jigsaw’s Deadliest Traps)

If you’re a SAW fan like me, you’re already quite familiar with the franchise’s main theme. Sure, to the uninitiated viewer, it would seem creative deaths and so-called “torture porn” are the only things these films have to offer — but I’m sure no one can deny that SAW is probably one of the most consistent […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

This Horrifying Little Girl Is the Freakiest Thing You’ll See Today

You’re probably looking at this photo and thinking, “What’s so scary about an adorable pigtailed child?” Well, all I can say to that is… look closer. Look into those glassy, hollow eyes… behold that sunny grin that’s just a bit too wide… and then the uncomfortably adult muscle definition of the neck and shoulders. This […]

Films 

Exclusive News on the Upcoming VOLUMES OF BLOOD Anthology Sequels!

Horror anthologies are hotter than ever, and there are many more highly-anticipated omnibus features looming on the horizon. One of the more notable indie anthologies headed your way is the follow-up to 2015’s award-winning feature VOLUMES OF BLOOD. First, a little background… the original anthology was the first feature-length production from the “Unscripted Film School” program, […]

Films 

Horror Icon Ken Foree Is Back In THE MIDNIGHT MAN!

Growing up as an impressionable genre fan, it’s always fun when you get to that point where you start to recognize certain actors’ faces in various horror movies. For me, I remember at age 14 sitting in a theater for LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III, and having my little mind blown by this bad-ass named Benny […]

Films 

CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Writers David Bond & Scott Swan Are Changing the Rules of Horror

The mission of this column is to challenge your definitions of horror film — and even the nature of cinema itself as a transgressive art form. That means not only shining a light on disturbing, challenging productions operating deep beneath the surface of what we consider mainstream [here are six prime examples], but also offering […]

Films Scary Fun 

What’s Under Your Sofa Right Now? Watch the Short DO WE PLAY and Find Out!

You’re never too old to play a little game of hide-and-seek, but this nightmarish three-minute horror film from award-winning filmmaker Tony Morales will make you more cautious about whom you choose to play with… assuming they haven’t already chosen you first. Once I saw stylish and spine-tingling DO WE PLAY, an entry in Spain’s 15th […]

Films Music 

A How-To-Play Guide To John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Theme

John Carpenter is not only famous for laying down the framework for the slasher film, but he is also an iconic music composer. In fact, the master of horror composed and performed one of the most suspenseful movie scores in existence. And it is actually a simple tune to learn without any prior music knowledge. […]

Films 

Betsy Palmer’s Got a Secret: The Life and Career of Jason’s Mad Mommy

Horror fans know actress Betsy Palmer best as the mad mother of FRIDAY THE 13th slash-happy killer Jason Voorhees… but we’ve got some startling facts about the former glamour-girl-turned-movie-maniac. Late night viewers can still tune into see Betsy in her prime as a premier panelist on the long-running game show I’VE GOT A SECRET, which […]

Films 

David Gordon Green, Danny McBride Will Direct/Write The New HALLOWEEN Movie For Blumhouse!

It’s been a while since it was announced that Blumhouse Productions would be making the next HALLOWEEN film. It takes time to find the right team of filmmakers with a unique vision that will be able to do the franchise justice. But, John Carpenter himself, who will be exec-producing and consulting on the film, hopped […]

Films 

Exclusive Clip: Here’s A Taste Of Vampire Sequel STAKE LAND II!

STAKE LAND II may have made it’s television debut on Syfy last Halloween season, but the fine fiends over at Dark Sky Films are giving it a proper Blu-Ray and DVD release next week on February 14th, because nothing says romance like a post-apocalyptic vampire sequel! For those of you that do the whole VOD […]

Scary Fun Toys 

Check Out the Twelve Creepiest (and Coolest) ReAction Horror Figures!

Towards the end of last year, Funko announced that the company ended its partnership with fellow collectible creators Super 7 in the creation of ReAction figures, leaving the latter to continue the line on its own. These smaller figures took stylistic inspiration from toys of the ’70s and ’80s, but covered a huge number of […]

Films 

VIDEO: The Long Lost Art Of The Movie Novelization!

Here is Wikipedia’s introduction paragraph to a what a “movie novelization” is. “A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic strip or video game. Film novelizations were particularly popular before the advent of home video, but continue […]

Films 

Julie Benz, Danielle Harris Check Into HAVENHURST, This February!

Here’s another interesting new horror flick to put on your radar! Coming February 10th from Brainstorm Media and Twisted Pictures is HAVENHURST, the new genre movie starring fan favorites Julie Benz and Danielle Harris. Directed by Andrew C. Erin, and co-written by Erin (SAM’S LAKE, SIMPLE THINGS) and Daniel Farrands (AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING, HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, […]