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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]