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Check Out the Haunting Short THE THING IN THE CORNER

Let’s finish out this work week with a great throwback short from 10 years ago, Matt Stedman’s THE THING IN THE CORNER. In this short, a young girl speaks with a doctor about the monsters she sees everywhere, including in the room. Matt also has a horror feature entitled B4 which is currently streaming on […]

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Love Will Tear Us Apart in Douglas Buck’s CUTTING MOMENTS [NSFW]

Apart from his well-made but seldom seen 2006 remake of Brian De Palma’s SISTERS (which never received a theatrical release), the name of Douglas Buck is not widely known among mainstream horror audiences. Nevertheless, Buck’s reputation has persisted for nearly two decades among extreme-cinema fans as a transgressive and challenging artist with a knack for […]

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New SCARY ENDINGS Short Suggests THERE’S SOMETHING OUT THERE!

Those fine fiends behind the monthly SCARY ENDINGS You Tube shorts are back with their latest opus THERE’S SOMETHING OUT THERE! Taking refuge inside of her broken-down car, trying to get a signal on her cell phone, Riley’s (Leah de Niese) time is running out as something out in the desert wilderness is getting closer […]

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Watch the Gruesome Short Film THE INCUBATOR

A man wakes up in a seedy hotel bathtub full of ice with an incision going down his torso. Think you know this story already? Oh no, this short film takes the set-up in a whole new twisted direction. Check out THE INCUBATOR (below) from the wonderfully warped mind of Jimmy Weber. We hope to see […]

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Find Out Why ILLUSION OF BIAS is One of the Creepiest Short Films Ever Made

In all my years of sifting through the sludge of the web wasteland, searching for rare flashes of macabre brilliance, I’ve seen shit nearly anyone would consider disturbing — for a wide range of reasons. I’m not talking about extreme gore sites that exploit our collective morbid fascination with death, violence and cruelty (I’ve seen […]

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The Strange Short Film From The Star Of FRANKENHOOKER, SWIRLEE!

With Arrow Video’s recent Blu-Ray release of the cult classic BRAIN DAMAGE, it’s nice to see genre fans talking about the films of Frank Henenlotter again. It is, after all, on a technical level, his best, trippiest film. Personally, for sheer entertainment value, FRANKENHOOKER is my favorite. On one of the group threads I follow […]

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5 Killers Who Found Inspiration in Horror Films

Serial killers and psychopaths have been around forever. Hell, at one point horror films weren’t even a wet dream in the mind of many a serial killer. But today, with film as relevant as it is, technology as powerful as it is, with an endless array of digital entertainment forms flooding our brains 365 days […]

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The Beautiful Body Horror of HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME

Many works of surreal cinema bear equally baffling titles, but I can confidently say the title of Ben Aston’s 2014 short film HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME represents 100% truth in advertising. It’s also a pretty amazing work of “extremist drama” that’s more touching than you might expect. Adapted from a short story […]

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What Goes Bump In The Night In The Horror Short, MR. THUMP?

The sun is going down, it’s getting dark out, you’re probably prepping for dinner, or maybe even contemplating what will be on your agenda for the weekend. Well, if you need a quick break from all those responsibilities, might we suggest the following 7 minute horror short? I found this one randomly on You Tube, […]

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Teddy Bear Surgery is the Most Disturbing Thing You’ll See This Week

Like many children, my first toy was a teddy bear. There is something special about a stuffed bear that no other toy seems to have. They are soft, squeezable, and provide endless comfort; their friendly, fuzzy faces always greeting their owners with warmth at the end of a long day in a classroom and on […]

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Beyond COMMUNION: The Strange Case of Whitley Strieber

If you grew up in the 1980s, you were probably traumatized by the work of Whitley Strieber—the author whose work inspired the ultraviolent werewolf movie WOLFEN (1981), the prurient vampire movie THE HUNGER (1983), and the supposedly true-to-life alien abduction movie COMMUNION (1989).  That’s right…. Strieber not only wrote about terrifying otherworldly creatures; he claims […]

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5 Minutes of Fright: Check Out the Terrifying Short Film #NotAlone

We spend a lot of time on our cellphones sharing media with others, including pics, which can make us just a tiny bit more vulnerable. In today’s horror short film, a girl snaps a selfie, but when sharing it to social media, she realizes that she is not alone. This one is directed and produced by Sotiris […]

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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 […]