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Films TV 

Watch Every Visual Reference From STRANGER THINGS In This Video Essay

At this point, hopefully you’ve had the time to sink your teeth into Netflix’s new surprise hit series STRANGER THINGS. I know for myself personally, within 5 minutes of the first episode, I was aware that I’d found something special, and hence decided to watch only one episode per day for 8 days straight, that way […]

Films Scary Fun 

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 […]

Toys 

These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]

Films 

Class In Session! Behold This Gorgeous 12 Minute HISTORY OF HORROR in Cinema

Ever get into an excited debate with friends and fellow movie lovers about the greatest horror movie scenes? Or try to explain the genre in your own words to someone that doesn’t “get” horror? Well Diego Carrera created this created this amazing video to guide you through 121 years worth of horror cinema! The 12 […]

Films 

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 […]

Films 

Revisiting The UNCUT Version Of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5: THE DREAM CHILD

I have a confession to make. A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5: THE DREAM CHILD made me cry. And not for the reasons you might think. By the time the 4th sequel in the NIGHTMARE franchise was about to shoot, I was already a full blown Freddy fanatic. Whereas I got to see the first […]

Films 

We Chat With Thommy Hutson, Author Of NEVER SLEEP AGAIN!

As die-hard horror fans, we tend to obsess over our favorite movies. Constantly poring over any details we can uncover regarding their creation. Thankfully, some of those same fans are also terrific writers in their own right! Enter Thommy Hutson. Thommy was one of the producers on the epic documentary NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, which is regarded by […]

Music 

Weekend Levity – Watch Rapper Froggy Fresh’s “Nightmare On My Street”

The continued popularity of Freddy Krueger and the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise never ceases to amaze me. That series was not only such a huge part of the latter 80’s, but it really made a massive impression on the pop culture zeitgeist. Hence, even to this day with no movie in sight, people […]

Films 

Were You A Member Of The FREDDY KRUEGER Fanclub?

Looking back, I still find the entire concept of Freddy-mania absolutely bonkers. How the hell did a wicked, terrifying, burnt up child murderer turn into an 80’s icon adored by audiences and (in particular) kids everywhere?! Sure, there was the expected merchandise like posters, T-Shirts and comic books. But then came the talking Freddy doll (marketed […]

Films 

Here’s How You Could Have Remade WAXWORK

I’m a huge fan of monster mashes. I mean, I think we all are, right? We grow up watching these larger than life characters that fill us with both fright and delight, and for whatever reason, we immediately start contemplating what the odds would be like if they ever faced off against each other. My […]

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 […]

Films 

That’s NOT Freddy Krueger!? The NIGHTMARE That Almost Was!

When you think of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET series and more specifically Freddy Krueger, there’s one person that seems to be synonymous with his cinematic counterpart. And that’d be actor Robert Englund. To date, he’s played Freddy Krueger in 8 feature films and 2 seasons worth of the television series FREDDY’S NIGHTMARES. It’s hard […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Franchises We’d Love To See As Comic Books

Growing up, my two greatest loves were horror movies and comic books. So when Marvel very briefly flirted with doing a series based on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, it was nirvana for me! (Read all about it here.) Although cancelled after 2 issues, other comic companies in the early 90’s picked up the mantle […]