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Films 

Blumhouse.com Exclusive Clip From The Upcoming DEATH POOL!

Director Jared Cohn (Little Dead Rotting Hood, The Horde) marinades the screen with suspense this June with DEATH POOL from MTI Home Video. Randy Wayne (HELLRAISER: JUDGEMENT) gives an electric performance in a sexy, spine-chilling fusion of AMERICAN PSYCHO and MANIAC, premiering on DVD and VOD June 20. Sara Malakul Lane (KICKBOXER: VENGEANCE), Demetrius Stear […]

Films Scary News 

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 […]

Why the Politics of AMERICAN PSYCHO Are Shockingly Relevant Today

Since I choose to actively eschew the word “controversial,” I elect to describe famed 52-year-old novelist Bret Easton Ellis as “confrontational.” Ellis is a direct author who aims to shake readers from their societal complacency by peeling back all the wet, fleshy layers of good decorum to reveal the blackened, hedonistic, selfish heart of a […]

Films 

5 Popular Horror Films You Might Not Realize Were Directed by Women

February is Women in Horror month, so lots of genre fans will be searching for female-led horror projects to sink their teeth into, like THE INVITATION or A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT. But what a lot of people might not realize is that women have been behind the camera in horror for a […]

10 Graphic Horror Novels So Disgusting You May Never Eat Again

Dedicated to fans of the hardest of hardcore fiction, this list should be considered with respect to all dietary plans in the New Year… or any other year, for that matter. For example, if you’re planning to keep your holiday chow session on a continued loop this year, you should not read any of these […]

TV 

Dennis Reynolds: The Sitcom Serial Killer?

A great TV sitcom, like most any show, is one that evolves over time. Little character bits, things that were clearly just quick jokes in season one, become defining traits over the years, evolving the characters into icons. Norm from CHEERS. Kramer from SEINFELD. Andy from PARKS AND RECREATION. Each of them started off as […]

Films 

The Stuart Gordon / Arnold Schwarzenegger Horror Movie That Almost Was!

This week’s episode of the Blumhouse.com-produced horror podcast Shock Waves featured very special guests Joe Begos and Graham Skipper, the writer/director and star, respectively, of the upcoming indie Sci-Fi/Horror thriller THE MIND’S EYE. (Out August 5th on VOD and limited theatrical!) A little past the hour mark of the episode, the subject turned to someone […]

Films 

Joe Begos & Graham Skipper Talk Indie Film Making, Stuart Gordon & THE MIND’S EYE On SHOCK WAVES!

This week on our own Blumhouse.com produced horror podcast, we’ve got quite a packed show for you! In the episode embedded below, Blumhouse.com editor-in-chief Rebekah McKendry reports back from the recently wrapped 2016 Fantasia Film Festival, where she got to check out a slew of new genre films including WE ARE THE FLESH (write-up on […]

Films 

Ten Classic Horror Movies With Powerful Socio-Political Undertones

With the release of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, we’re about to return to one of the more challenging and unsettling horror franchises to deal with the concept of class warfare in a very literal sense. Where the first film presented the horrific downside of the false utopia presented by the New Founding Fathers, the second […]

Films 

The Hills Have Eyes With The Sound of Music: Horror Musicals On Stage & On Screen

Filled with a plethora of subgenres and genre benders, the continued success of the Horror genre is the necessity to convey the macabre to new generations. The scariest thought of any cinephile is that there is a film out there specifically made for them, and they just haven’t found it yet. Some folks are die-hard […]

Films 

What REALLY Happened To All The Werewolf Movies?

FEATURED IMAGE: WOLFMAN (2009) When you get a whole bunch of horror fanatics in the same room at the same time, you’re bound to hear the same topics of conversation over and over and over again. Somebody’s going to complain about Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN remakes eventually. The question of when, exactly, it ceases to be […]

Films 

Margot Robbie Confesses Her Daily AMERICAN PSYCHO Routine

She instantly won over Leonardo DiCaprio’s heart in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET and now she’s winning the hearts of comic book fans everywhere with her live-action portrayal of Harley Quinn in the upcoming DC summer blockbuster SUICIDE SQUAD, so it’s no surprise that Margot Robbie is now winning over horror fans with this fun […]

Films Scary News 

Which Screen Psychopath is Most Realistic? Science Has the Answer!

Now this is the kind of intensive scientific study just about any horror fan would love to participate in: Samuel J. Leistedt M.D., Ph.D, a professor of psychiatry in Belgium who specializes in analysis of psychopathic behavior, assembled a diverse team of experts in forensic psychiatry and film criticism who were willing to watch hundreds […]