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BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE: The Creepiest Newcomer to Horror Gaming

Have you played BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE yet? This first-person horror game plays on the weirdness of childhood (something it has in common with smash hit FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S). It’s set in an abandoned animation factory where wage-slave artists once created cartoons starring Bendy, a smiling but oddly malevolent creature. When you first […]

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Three of the Year’s Best Horror Films You Can Still See in Theaters (If You Hurry!)

We’re less than four months into the year, but it’s already clear 2017 is definitely a banner year for controversial, provocative horror films. Case in point: Blumhouse’s GET OUT and SPLIT have both passed the $100 million mark in US box-office returns, and GET OUT has garnered the most positive reviews of any film released this year. But […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Freaky New Trailer for BLESSED ARE THE CHILDREN!

2017 is already shaping up to be the year when the horror genre goes all-in to tackle hot-button social and political topics, and while studio releases like Blumhouse’s own GET OUT are likely to inspire a lot of intense conversation soon, don’t forget that independent horror filmmakers have been in there swinging for a long, […]

Real Life Scares 

CREEPYPASTA: Is This the Actual Cursed Video Known as THE GRIFTER?

When I wrote my first article on the creepypasta phenomenon for this site, I covered some of the most notorious viral legends that, at the time, might have been dwarfed by the long, scary shadow of Slenderman — but are just as disturbing (if not more so) and widely-shared among creepypasta fans. Since then, these […]

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The Resurgence of the Werewolf Film

We spent a number of years wondering why werewolves were rarely spotted in film. The truth is, most probably can’t give you a fact-based answer. A lot of makeup work goes into these film, a lot physicality is required and a fairly hefty price tag must surely come affixed. But don’t those rules apply to […]

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IT’s Monster-Maker Unveils the New Pennywise in Full Daylight!

In case you missed it, director Andrés Muschietti — who’s tackling the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT — had been dropping some creepy and fascinating visual hints via his own Instagram account over the past few months, and his first batch of posts included snapshots of locations, storyboards and props [you can see some prime examples […]

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THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: Is This VR Horror Game Too Terrifying to Finish?

Horror is virtual reality’s killer app, and developers are creating virtual-reality experiences designed to put you in the middle of the most terrifying situations imaginable. For example, there’s THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: an interactive VR short story that puts the player deep inside a nightmarish urban legend. Out now on the Oculus Rift and loosely based on […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Revisiting CANDLE COVE — The Scariest Children’s Show of All Time?

Last year, I introduced many of our readers to the eerie world of creepypasta with a brief overview of the most well-known viral tales and legends, and among those entries, I discussed the horrific web legend of CANDLE COVE — a mysterious and disturbing children’s TV show which has since become one of the most […]

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Get an Even Closer, MORE Horrifying Full-Size Look at IT’s New Pennywise!

It’s turning out to be a good week (and maybe a sleepless night or two) if you’ve been craving new updates on the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT from MAMA director Andrés Muschietti. Just this morning, we shared some amazing, clue-filled images from Muschietti’s own Instagram account (which includes a first look at STRANGER […]

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Director Jaume Collet-Serra Talks Giving Good Shark Value in THE SHALLOWS

Jaume Collet-Serra first made a splash by directing the Dark Castle productions’ HOUSE OF WAX and ORPHAN, and now he’s making a literal one in the open ocean with THE SHALLOWS. Opening this Friday, the film finds a young woman played by Blake Lively venturing to a secluded cove on a surfing trip, to clear […]

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Watch the Terrifying New Trailer for Mike Flanagan’s OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL!

Need a quick jolt of adrenalin to get you through a grueling summer day? We’ve got a little clip that should do the trick better than a cold shower. The follow-up to 2014’s surprise box-office hit OUIJA is headed your way, with one of our all-time fave directors Mike Flanagan (OCULUS, HUSH) at the helm, collaborating […]

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Check Out the Insane New Trailer for Joe Begos’ THE MIND’S EYE!

The highly-anticipated sophomore feature from ALMOST HUMAN writer-director Joe Begos now has an official trailer, which was unveiled today by Entertainment Weekly… and it’s completely bonkers. In a good way, of course. THE MIND’S EYE is an extreme sci-fi/horror tale (think an ultra-gory and dark twist on X-MEN) about a deranged scientist who wants to […]

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Michael is Coming Home! Blumhouse is Co-Producing the New HALLOWEEN — With John Carpenter Onboard!

Just like its unstoppable villain Michael Myers, it seems the HALLOWEEN film franchise — which launched in 1978 with John Carpenter’s original classic and spawned seven sequels as well as a remake with its own sequel — was destined to come back to life again. We’re thrilled to announce that Michael has found a new […]