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THE JESTER Has a Deadly Trick Up His Sleeve in This Chilling Short

Ready for a little taste of Halloween in July? No problem! THE JESTER can deal you in… but the stakes in his game are higher than you think. Directed and co-written by Colin Krawchuk and the filmmaking team of MakeDo Entertainment, this slick and stylish short is more of a tone poem than a narrative […]

Comic Books 

Trailer For John Carpenter’s TALES FOR A HALLOWEEN NIGHT VOL. 3 Debuts!

For most of us, when we think “Halloween,” we think John Carpenter. And who better to continue delivering creepy tales set around our favorite holiday than the man who gave us Michael Myers! From Storm King Productions, the third in a series of graphic novels has been announced and queued up for release this September […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Attend a Live SHOCK WAVES Taping at Midsummer Scream Con

This July 29th and 30th, the Midsummer Scream Convention is returning to the town of Long Beach, CA. This Halloween-themed festival celebrates everything from haunts to spooky theme parks to horror films. Midsummer Scream features plenty of vendors, amazing guests like Elvira/Cassandra Peterson and Sid Haig, and fourteen different haunted attraction walk-thru experiences. And the SHOCK WAVES and Blumhouse.com crew […]

Films 

Throwback Video: John Carpenter On David Letterman Promoting THE THING!

I don’t know what it is, but I love falling down the rabbit hole on You Tube and uncovering old video interviews with a certain sense of context. John Carpenter’s THE THING continues to be dissected, discussed and celebrated some 35 years after its theatrical release, and rightfully so! It’s a masterpiece! But as every […]

Films 

Halloween Horrors Arrive Early In THE TERROR OF HALLOW’S EVE Trailer!

I don’t know much about this new film THE TERROR OF HALLOW’S EVE, but the trailer came up on my Facebook feed, and I’m a sucker for anything Halloween related. Turns out it’s directed by Todd Tucker, a special FX artists that’s worked on things like PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and THE CURIOUS CASE OF […]

Image Credit: Kyle Cassidy/Official John Carpenter

TV 

John Carpenter Signs on to Co-Produce TWO New Horror TV Series!

The Blumhouse team is already beyond thrilled to be involved in the return of genre legend John Carpenter to the HALLOWEEN film franchise, but today fans of the beloved filmmaker, author and musician have even more cause for celebration. It’s just been announced that Carpenter will also be returning to horror-themed television — for the first […]

Films 

What Would YOUR 5 Desert Island Horror Picks Be?

Have you had a chance to listen to the latest BONUS episode of the Shock Waves podcast? For this special segment, I sat down with co-host and head of development for Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Turek, to learn a bit about his horror background and tastes. Way back when we kicked off Shock Waves, my co-hosts […]

Films 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Getting To Know Your Host Ryan Turek

On this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, your host Rob Galluzzo interviews fellow co-host Ryan Turek to give listeners a bit more insight into the tastes of the current head of development over at Blumhouse Productions. Ryan dishes the dirt on his top 5 desert island horror movies, first genre celebrity encounter, horror dates, […]

Films 

Vintage Videos! TV Reports On The Making-Of HALLOWEEN 6: THE CURSE OF MICHAEL MYERS!

It’s always fun to uncover videos from when some of our favorite franchise sequels were in production! And I distinctly remember being beyond excited for HALLOWEEN 6 when it was about to come out. After all, HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERS had so many loose threads and ended on a cliffhanger! Would this […]

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 […]