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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Short Film THE EEL is a Journey Into Mind-Bending Tentacle Horror

After a fun little diversion into DIY underground splatter via last week’s marathon of Andreas Schnaas’ VIOLENT SHIT series (recently compiled on a new DVD from Synapse Films), it’s time once again to take a hard left turn on our journey through the world of extreme cinema and its many twisted forms… and they don’t […]

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Watch the Terrifying 2-Minute Horror Short Film MORDEO!

For today horror short, let’s journey deep into the woods with MORDEO. This frightening short is from our friends over at CRYPT TV and was directed by Ben Sottak who also helmed a prior short we featured on Blumhouse.com, FROM BELOW. Sottak’s most recent excursion into terror, MORDEO, focuses cannibalism and the gruesome consequences.    

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Horror Coffee Break! Check Out the Terrifying Short Film LANDSCAPE

For today’s horror short film, let’s take a look at LANDSCAPE, directed by Michael Evans. His previously horror short, 2AM: THE SMILING MAN, is a fan favorite on blumhouse.com, and LANDSCAPE packs that same level of tension and ambiguity throughout. Check it out below! An artist discovers that there is something sinister lurking in one […]

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Spend Three Minutes with THE WIZARD OF SPEED AND TIME and Feel Your Mind Expand

Short films exist for a lot of reasons. Some tell stories that don’t have enough meat for a full feature. Some act as calling cards for directors to get bigger jobs. And one exists to spend three minutes expanding our brains and justifying everything we love about weird, cult cinema. That short is 1979’s THE […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Robert Morgan’s BOBBY YEAH May Be the Sickest Stop-Motion Film Ever Made

Happy Friday, fellow extremists! How about closing out your hectic work week with an adorable little piece of animation? Of course, your definitions of “adorable” may differ from mine… but in this case, it means a sticky, blood-smeared, hairy, screeching, slime-spurting epic of apocalyptic proportions. That is, the outrageously twisted (and award-winning) 2011 film BOBBY […]

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Horror Short Premiere: Frightening 4 Minute Film I SHOULD HAVE RUN

Blumhouse.com is thrilled to premiere the frightening new horror short I SHOULD HAVE RUN. Directed by talented newcomer Gabriela Staniszewska, I SHOULD HAVE RUN took the festival world by storm last year, winning multiple awards and gaining many accolades. The short looks at a woman who encounters a something strange on her evening walk home, but […]

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The Most Disturbing Thing You’ll Watch Today: DON’T HUG ME I’M SCARED

For today’s viral video flashback, we are traveling back to 2011 when a table full of weird puppets told us all to think more creatively. Then life got weird and scary. Oh dear god, make it stop!

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After This Chilling Short Film, You Will Never Get AWAY FROM IT ALL

Some of the best horror shorts are terrifying cautionary tales, often employing an extra macabre twist, in the mode of old-school horror comics. That’s the creepy vibe we’re feeling in AWAY FROM IT ALL, a moody short film that also happens to be the creation of frequent Blumhouse.com contributor and “Journalist of the Bizarre,” Stephen […]

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This Uncomfortably Friendly Animated Character is Seriously Creeping Out the Internet

Since we first launched this site, we’ve been proud to raise awareness for spooky, shocking and suspenseful shorts by talented filmmakers around the world — but the film HI STRANGER, created by artist-director Kirsten Lepore, may be the first short we’ve shared that doesn’t seem overtly scary. At first, anyway. Clocking in at less than […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Watch the Outrageously Gory “Safety Film” FORKLIFT DRIVER KLAUS!

Greetings, cinematic extremists! Time to put your plastic ponchos on, ‘cuz we’re gonna get messy again. I’ve had kind of a rough week, so instead of delving too deeply into the artistic, social and philosophical aspects of extreme horror today, I thought we’d have a little splatstick fun instead… and best of all, today’s entry isn’t […]

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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 […]

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Got 5 Minutes? Check Out the Freaky Short Film STORAGE

Today’s short is coming to us all the way from Sweden, and it is quite chilling! Created by filmmakers Henry Chu and Stefan Sundberg, STORAGE follows a man and his daughter who encounter a frightening supernatural presence that can only be viewed through a cell phone camera lens.

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Can You Handle 3 Minutes of Terror with THE MOONLIGHT MAN Short Film?

In need of a coffee break or just have three minutes to spare? Well, that’s all the time we need to scare the heck out of you! Check out THE MOONLIGHT MAN, directed by Danny Donahue. A girl encounters a strange being while walking to her car, and, after accidentally losing her keys, she finds […]