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Watch the Making of Blumhouse’s Interactive Slasher FIFTEEN!

Blumhouse recently made horror history with a Halloween’s launch of FIFTEEN – the first interactive POV slasher film to use the Periscope app, allowing audiences to actually determine the outcome of a killer’s reign of terror in real time. While the end product appears totally spontaneous and improvisational (and much of it was), it’s also […]

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Another 5 Sinister Horror Shorts You Can Watch Online Right Now!

Need a post Halloween horror fix? Blumhouse.com has you covered! Check out some of our favorite bite-sized horror shorts below!   MEAT- Have you ever wondered what unicorn meat tastes like? This is a fun short from director/writer Drew Daywalt who has made our weekly list in past.   IN THE WALL- IN THE WALL stars b-movie […]

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The Gruesome Real-Life Inspiration for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

Set in Downtown Los Angeles, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL is the story of the Hotel Cortez, a 90-year-old hotel built by serial killer James Patrick March.  But there’s a real story behind this dark and twisted location, the story of The Cecil Hotel which was the real life inspiration for the current season of AHS. […]

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This Couple Made the Scariest Baby Announcement EVER

Most parents are a little scared when they have a baby… the Holts are terrified. Okay, so I totally stole that line from the spooky teaser for the 1974 movie IT’S ALIVE. But that might very well have been the inspiration for this brilliant mock trailer created by self-professed “horror movie nuts” Judy & Gavin […]

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Five Horrific and Deadly Diseases From History (Which Are Now Curable)

Deadly diseases suck no matter what, but imagine suffering through a long, painful illness, then learning in the afterlife that you could have avoided the whole ordeal by eating a couple of oranges or drinking a glass of milk. Because of advances in medical science, the diseases listed below that were once essentially death sentences […]

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This Creepy Walking Doll Has the Entire World Horrified

It started a few years ago in Saltillo, Mexico, when someone shot footage of an unnervingly lifelike doll… a doll with black, soulless eyes… a doll that is shown holding a woman’s hand and apparently walking on its own. YouTube user Antonio Lopez uploaded the clip, which has recently gone viral; to date it’s been […]

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Revisiting the Short Horror Film 2AM: THE SMILING MAN… Plus a Bonus Short!

In the early days of the site, we featured Michael Evans’ 2AM: THE SMILING MAN as part of our Short Film Picks of the week… and fans absolutely loved it! Comments rolled in immediately, telling us how absolutely terrifying and unique the segment was… often for reasons they couldn’t quite pin down. In case you […]

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Watch Him Kill Again! Relive Our Interactive Horror Event FIFTEEN

Last night we made horror history by inviting you, the audience, to participate in a real-time interactive horror experience: the POV footage short FIFTEEN dragged terrified viewers along with a masked killer on a Halloween excursion in search of human prey; anyone with the Periscope app was able to tweet messages directly to the madman himself, […]

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Slideshow: Photos from the Blumhouse Halloween Party!

Happy Halloween, horror ghouls! At Blumhouse, Halloween is, of course, our favorite holiday, and this year the company threw a massive Halloween party to celebrate! Check out our slideshow below of some of our favorite pics from the party. Why yes, that is our President, Jason Blum, dressed as Jem! Thanks to Ryan Turek for […]

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The Chilling Story Behind “The SCP Foundation”

As we patrol the darkest corners of the web in search of macabre myths, viral legends, paranormal conspiracy theories and other chilling tales, we also attempt to verify the sources of these terrifying tropes — but ultimately, the decision as to what is real and what is fantasy remains entirely up to you. You can […]

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5 Frightening and Fun Horror Short Films You Can Watch Online Right Now

Have a a quick 10 minutes to spare during a coffee break? You have time for some horror! Check out these five chilling short films below. MONSTER PROBLEMS– Every Halloween, Adam Green’s company, ArieScope Pictures (HATCHET, HOLLISTON), releases a short film. This year’s short is especially fun demonstrating the power of the bed blanket when […]

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The Incredibly Odd Saga of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL

Some of you may have heard the stories. For those of you unfamiliar, let me introduce you to the infamous legend of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL. Stephen King’s 1973 novel CARRIE was, as all good horror fans know, the celebrated author’s clarion call, and it immediately cemented King as a formidable presence in the pop horror […]

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Remember When Freddy Krueger Had An Album With The ELM STREET GROUP?

It’s amazing to look back to the peak of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET popularity and see just how far Freddy-Mania went. Trading cards, sticker books, an impossible to figure out board game, a Maxx FX action figure, a 1-900 Hot Line, a wrist watch, a talking Freddy doll! Oh, the irony of toys being […]

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Bedbugs: The Most Horrible Creatures On Earth

Bedbugs are the worst creatures on earth. Other animals might attack you, but that’s over quickly. Bedbugs, on the other hand, are a curse that can last for decades. They are a silent, relentless enemy that slowly, methodically shreds your sanity and destroys your life. Like the Terminator, they can’t be reasoned with. They don’t […]

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The 1979 ALIEN Toy That Was Too Terrifying For Kids To Play With

Ridley Scott made quite an impact with his second feature, unleashing the Dan O’Bannon-scripted ALIEN on audiences in 1979. Films like THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE and HALLOWEEN had by that point already become ingrained in the nightmares of movie-goers, and Scott’s sci-fi/horror masterpiece rounded out that golden age of truly terrifying films by giving rise to […]