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Check Out the Ultra-Chilling Trailer for Darren Aronofsky’s MOTHER!

It’s been ages since director Darren Aronofsky delved into the realm of dark fantasy and surreal psychological horror with the critically-acclaimed and multi-award-winning BLACK SWAN… but if the first full-length trailer for his upcoming feature MOTHER! is any indication, it looks like he’s going even darker for this new project. After unveiling this gorgeously macabre […]

Toys 

The 10 Best Cinematic Living Dead Dolls

Mezco’s Living Dead Dolls continue to grow, including these brilliant and disturbing takes on film favorites. For as long as anyone can remember, kids have played with small, sometimes cuddly toy takes on humans. And since then, these playthings have offered plenty of scare potential for anyone who’s stumbled across those beady black eyes in […]

Films 

Happy Horror Mother’s Day!

This Sunday is the day that we celebrate moms; the women who, day after day, deal with our bullshit. For some of us, our moms worked day and night to keep us in clothes and food. For others she made countless breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. My mom bought me an art desk when I was […]

Films 

Trailer Premiere: This BESETMENT Trailer Does Its Own Riff On PSYCHO

So, here’s a new horror flick coming later this year from Uncork’d Entertainment that seems to have a bit of a PSYCHO vibe to it. Except in this version, it looks like the “Mother” is alive and well! Coming to VOD this June 6th, here is the trailer premiere for Brad Douglas’s BESETMENT! Uncork’d Entertainment […]

Films TV 

From BATES MOTEL To PSYCHO: The Sad Existence Of Norman Bates

Although considered a disappointment upon its initial release, both critically and commercially, I look back on 1986’s PSYCHO III in retrospect as the linchpin of the entire franchise. Helmed by Norman Bates himself Anthony Perkins, the sequel picked up immediately following the events in PSYCHO II, but did something that the franchise hadn’t really ever attempted before […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Other PSYCHO? Will The Real Norman Bates Please Stand Up?

Did you know there was another inspiration for Robert Bloch’s famed PSYCHO killer Norman Bates? While Wisconsin serial killer Ed Gein gets the lion’s share of real-life inspiration for the fictional slay-crazed mamma’s boy, Bloch fully admits he wasn’t aware of the full details of Gein’s murderous intent until years later. At the heart of […]

Comic Books Films 

Four Color PSYCHO! The One And Only Time Norman Bates Appeared In A Comic Book

It’s amazing how much horror has infiltrated our general, mass culture. Nowadays, you can easily track down an action figure, collectible, comic book or any significant version of memorabilia for any one of your favorite horror icons. But there was a time where such a thing was in the minority! I believe it was the late […]

Films TV 

Here’s What We Hope We’ll See Of PSYCHO In BATES MOTELS’ Final Season

Like a lot of you devoted fans out there that have been watching A&E’s BATES MOTEL since the beginning, I was pretty blown away by the shocking 4th season; arguably the series best thus far. And while we now have a long wait until BATES MOTEL resumes new episodes for its 5th and final season […]

Films 

Long-Lost Vintage Video – Behind The Scenes of PSYCHO II!

If you’re still in mourning from the conclusion of A&E’s 4th season of BATES MOTEL, hopefully you’ve been finding solace by revisiting the original Anthony Perkins fronted movies? Or maybe you’re already a die-hard PSYCHO fan and know & love the original Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece and it’s sequels. Either way, when it comes to the […]

Films TV 

Let’s Talk About That BATES MOTEL Season 4 Finale…

Last night, A&E wrapped up the 4th season of their hit series BATES MOTEL in surprising and shocking fashion. Knowing that next year’s 5th season is intended to be its last makes sense considering how everything transpired and fell into place by this season’s conclusion. But since it was such a drastic departure from what […]

TV 

5 Cringe-Worthy BATES MOTEL Moments

The fourth season of A&E’s BATES MOTEL is in full swing, and Norman Bates is well on his way to becoming the psycho who we all know and love. While the relationship between Norman and Norma has become increasingly strained over the course of the season, it’s a far cry from the very close bond […]

Films 

The Return Of Robert Bloch’s Norman Bates In PSYCHO: SANITARIUM!

Because of his incredible, indelible performance, it’s impossible to not immediately think of the visage of Anthony Perkins when you hear the name Norman Bates. Even Freddie Highmore’s casting on A & E’s hit series BATES MOTEL was intended to evoke the appearance of the famed actor that originated the role. But for those fellow […]

Toys 

Five More Unreleased Horror Toys That We Still Want!

Last week, we shared with you a list of five horror toys that were planned but never ended up hitting shelves, including an action figure of Roger from the original DAWN OF THE DEAD and even one depicting Leatherface as he was seen in TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3. There are a whole lot more unreleased […]