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Films Scary Fun 

Why My Inner Child Loves VAN HELSING (and Yours Should Too)

Hey, remember that time Dracula hired Doctor Frankenstein to build a monster, one that could be used to bring Dracula’s army of stillborn bat children to life? It was up to Van Helsing to stop him, but Van Helsing totally turned into a werewolf and had to team up with the Frankenstein monster to destroy […]

Real Life Scares TV 

New Documentary to Investigate “The Werewolf of Cannock Chase?”

Few outsiders have heard about the horrific tales originating from a woodland region of Britain’s Staffordshire County known as Cannock Chase… but the research of Damon Simms might change all that. Simms (pictured above), who writes a column for the Stoke Sentinel entitled “Supernatural Staffordshire,” has dedicated much of his research to the many monstrous […]

Films 

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 […]

Scary Fun video games 

Player Beware! Looking Back at GOOSEBUMPS Game ESCAPE FROM HORRORLAND

For many kids born and raised in the 1990s, GOOSEBUMPS was their first taste of the horror genre. R.L. Stine’s successful book series spawned an equally beloved TV series, and led to a merchandising empire that wouldn’t be challenged until a certain scarred wizard came onto the scene. One of the inevitable multimedia avenues that […]

Real Life Scares 

The Horrifying True Story of Russia’s “Werewolf Serial Killer”

In the frozen wastelands of Siberia, a Russian serial killer named Mikhail Popkov raped and murdered nearly 30 women in a horrific killing spree. For six bloody years in Angarsk — 1994 to 2000 — Popkov, a former police officer in the Russian Federation, enacted a one-man rampage reminiscent of England’s infamous Jack the Ripper. The […]

Toys 

The 10 Coolest Horror Collectibles Black Friday Gift Guide

Welcome to the most insane shopping day of the year! Whether you’ve been in line for cheap TVs for three days or prowling the interwebs, today’s all about buying things! With that in mind, here’s a look at 10 of the coolest horror collectibles ready for you to buy or pre-order right now. Whether you’re […]

Films 

Looking Back At CAT PEOPLE

Producer Val Lewton’s horror classic CAT PEOPLE was no retread of the werewolf trope, but a ground-breaking psychosexual examination of abhorrent sexual behavior disguised as a monster movie. Considered a symbolic tone poem of despair and “otherness” CAT PEOPLE was sold to unsuspecting 1942 audiences as a gruesome horror film of love, longing and madness. […]

TV 

Why Joel Is the Best MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 Host Ever (So Far)

In the annals of geekdom there will always exist certain rivalries: your Kirk vs. Picard, your Marvel vs. DC, your Freddy vs. Jason. But to those of us who watched and loved MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 there exists only one matchup that really, truly matters, and that is the ongoing debate between Joel Robinson and […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Science Behind The Scare: Debunking America’s Favorite Monsters

Ancient myth and folklore have told tales of monsters as old as time, scaring the bejeezus out of people for centuries. Hollywood has capitalized on those fears, making monsters such as the vampire, zombie, and werewolf staples of American pop culture. People love to be scared, but people also have this burning desire to make […]

Films 

5 More Memorable VHS Marketing Gimmicks!

If you got a kick out of the previous installment of VHS box gimmicks here on Blumhouse.com, here’s another helping of home video ballyhoo that’s sure to impress your analog inclinations! Here are five more pieces of outstanding VHShowmanship that encouraged you to rent, buy and simply marvel at the incredible ingenuity those VHS mongers […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: What Kind of Monster Will Kill You?

Sometimes, when I can’t sleep, I like to lay in bed and try to figure out what kind of monster I would most likely be killed by if monsters were real. What? You don’t do that? You never wonder if you’re the perfect meal for a werewolf? Or if you’re blood type is a vampire’s […]

Films 

Double Dose Of Lycanthropy With HOWL And BAD MOON!

Awe yeah. I’ve been on a bit of a werewolf kick as of late, and decided that I wanted to cater this week’s edition of “Double Take” to this particular horror sub-genre. So I got together with my buddy Josh Miller (of Friday Night Frights fame for all you fellow Los Angeles movie enthusiasts) and […]

Films 

6 MORE Of Horror’s Coolest Looking Werewolves!

Last week, I took aim at one of my favorite sub-genres in horror and counted down the top 10 coolest looking cinematic werewolves. I was pleasantly surprised by the over-enthusiastic response via social media and the fact that so many people hold the lycanthrope so near and dear to their hearts as well! It’s funny […]