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Wes Craven and the Sins of the Parents

Any horror fan worth their weight in red-dyed Karo syrup knows the name of Wes Craven. The late horror master managed to change the face of horror three decades in a row. In 1972, he took the genre to a new, raw plane with a low-budget, exploitation-flavored remake of Ingmar Bergman’s THE VIRGIN SPRING called LAST HOUSE […]

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1428 Elm Street, Springwood, OH: A Pilgrimage To The NIGHTMARE House

Four years after my mother graduated high school, she and one of her closest girlfriends caught a late-night screening of a new horror film that had just hit theaters: Wes Craven’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. The two girls screamed in their seats, absolutely freaked out, and then had to walk home together in the […]

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Welcome To Helloween! New Short Film Shows THE RISE OF THE BOOGEYMEN!

What is it about monster mashes that get us horror fans all riled up? Over the years, it’s become my favorite sub-genre of horror. Everything from ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN to HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN to WAXWORK and THE MONSTER SQUAD. There’s something about seeing multiple monsters share screen time together that’s exciting! And while […]

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That Time When Freddy Krueger Was On Japanese TV!

Bless the Internet. My friend Michael Gilmore regularly forwards me some of the weirdest and most bizarre things he can find, usually from just casually combing the vaults of You Tube. But here’s one that even stumped him and demanded an explanation. He sent me the following video, which appears to have Freddy Krueger participating […]

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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 […]

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Listen to Every Freddy Krueger Hotline Story!

Now this is just a wonderful relic from the past that can finally be shared in its entirety! I grew up a total Freddy Krueger fanatic, as I’m sure a lot of you out there did. The NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET series was my jam. And when you look back, it’s amazing just how far […]

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Vintage Video – Barbara Walters vs. VCR Horrors!

As a lifelong horror fan, sometimes I like to go down the YouTube rabbit hole in search of old video clips that bring me back to the glory days of mom & pop VHS rental stores and the era in which my insatiable, dark little mind was first discovering all these genre classics. Hey, I […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Office Assistant Kevin Easley

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

VARIOUS ARTISTS: The Overlooked Gems Of Horror Soundtracks

If you’re a regular visitor here on the site, then you’d probably know how much I love music and soundtracks, particularly to horror movies. But looking beyond traditional scores, if there’s one thing I’m a sucker for, it’s a catchy pop theme song or ballad! If it somehow features the title of the movie as […]

Blood in the Forecast: Horror Movie Snow Globes!

Snow globes are undoubtedly more synonymous with Christmastime, grandma’s house, and cheerful tidings than they are horror movies, so you probably wouldn’t expect those two very different things to come together all that often – if ever. But sometimes, wonderful and magical things happen out there in the world. And horror movie snow globes, you […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With VP of Digital Content Wilson Garrett

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with Wilson […]

10 Awesome Action Figures of Female Horror Movie Icons

Much ado has been made in recent years about the lack of female characters on the toy shelf with movies like AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS leading parents and collectors alike to ponder why the female leads aren’t being represented in the same way as the males. The same can […]

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Have You Ever Wanted To See Freddy Krueger Diss Rap Jason?

Oh snap! You know Jason Voorhees, if you’re going to go on Twitter and talk smack about Freddy Krueger, then you should expect some sort of retaliation. Who knew that Freddy’s rapping skills were so on point and that he’d diss you with a dope rhyme?! The video clip above comes to us from You […]

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The REAL Story Behind A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

When looking at the real life inspiration behind a horror film, it’s hard to believe that some ideas can spawn from a real occurrence. This is especially true when you look at A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. It seems ludicrous that a nightmare could kill you, but it actually did happen to eighteen otherwise healthy […]

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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 […]