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Thirteen NEW MUTANTS Comic Book Covers That Gave Us Nightmares

The rumors are true, the news is official: the upcoming X-Men spinoff THE NEW MUTANTS is going to be a “full-fledged horror movie”, which director Josh Boone describes as “Stephen King meets John Hughes” (via EW). It’s the sort of announcement that might sound weird to some people, like it’s some sort of radical new […]

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I Was a Witness to the GET OUT “Garden Party Massacre!”

Nestled into the leafy hills of Universal City, CA lies a cul-de-sac called Colonial Street — a set of seemingly innocuous suburban houses which have served, over the years, as the location for shows like LEAVE IT TO BEAVER and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. It was against this backdrop that Universal Pictures decided (with no small amount […]

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George A. Romero Wrote a Zombie Noir Film Called ENOUGH OF THE DEAD!

In 1968, George A. Romero cobbled together a low budget horror movie about corpses that came back to life and started eating people. It sounds absurd when you put it like that – probably because that’s exactly what it is – but the idea gradually took hold of the imaginations of audiences and filmmakers everywhere. […]

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Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

The Release of DOOM 2016 Reminds Us That Nostalgia Has Value

There’s nothing wrong with a little nostalgia, but basing our entire popular culture around it probably isn’t a very good idea. The occasional remake or reboot is undeniably fine, but if we continue to eschew original content in favor of repeated trips to an increasingly dry well, that’s all we’re going to get. Recycled ideas, […]

Why EA’s Epic Game BRüTAL LEGEND Still Deserves to Be Legendary

SILENT HILL 2. RESIDENT EVIL 4. FINAL FANTASY VII. Video games are still in their infancy as an art form, but we are already starting to declare that certain experiences are canonical. These are the games that represented the artistic height of the medium, that rattled our senses and showed us what the art is […]

5 Great Horror Comics You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

It’s been over half a decade since horror comics reigned supreme, and superhero comics were all but passé. But the genre never left the stands completely, and has been constantly reinventing itself to suit the needs of generation after generation. There have always been breakout horror comics that everybody knows about – THE WALKING DEAD, […]

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Red Hot Horror: Even MORE Freaky Horror-Porn Crossovers!

The history of horror is full of sex, and the history of sex is full of horror. And while that second part is usually a tragedy, sometimes it’s a lot of fun, especially where porn parodies are involved. Today, Blumhouse presents its third installment of our favorite horror porn crossovers (you can check out the […]

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When Trees Attack! The 11 Scariest Trees in Fiction

Out from the mossy earth rise enormous immortal behemoths, older than any man, who have seen death and destruction throughout the centuries. Yup! Trees sure are scary if you look at them the right way. Storytellers have been eyeing these fierce fauna for centuries, searching for fearsome new ways to frighten their fans. A lot […]

The 13 Scariest Heavy Metal Album Covers [NSFW]

Since the dawn of rock and roll, there have been detractors who heard the devil in the music. Years later the offshoot “heavy metal” began to take shape and officially embraced the idea of horror in popular music, featuring disturbing lyrics, confrontational themes and Grand Guignol album covers that many well-intentioned parents wouldn’t even allow […]