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Celebrate 30 Years of PREDATOR and Hunt Down These Collectibles!

Thirty years ago, an alien hunter messed with the wrong major and wound up exploding himself all over the jungle of Val Verde. PREDATOR debuted on June 12, 1987 and we’ve been obsessed with those heat-seeking killers ever since. The John McTiernan-helmed film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Shane Black, Jesse Ventura, Bill Duke, Richard Chaves and […]

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Journeying Into PREDATOR’s Universe: Ranking all PREDATOR Projects So Far

The Predator has been a fixture of pop culture since John McTiernan’s 1987 survival horror bonanza PREDATOR hit the big screen. In the 30 years to pass since the flick’s arrival, a myriad of PREDATOR projects have landed on big screens, retail shelves and filled warehouses before eventual homes. This beastly spinal column collecting monstrosity […]

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Stuart Gordon’s Unmade IRON MAN: When The “Masters Of Horror” Almost Made MARVEL Movies

As someone that grew up an avid reader of comic books, we are currently living in glorious times. Most of my favorites have all already graced the silver screen, and they’ll pretty much continue to do so for the next decade. But there was a time when it seemed like we’d never get a live-action […]

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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 […]

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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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How THE TERMINATOR Is A Successful Slasher Movie

At this point, THE TERMINTOR is something so ingrained in the pop culture subconscious, it’s impossible to imagine a time in which the concept seemed alien or farfetched to Hollywood. Every aspect of it, from the instantly recognizable theme music, to the intricately crafted time-travel script, to Stan Winton’s robotic exoskeleton design, to Arnold’s infamous “I’ll be […]

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Your ALIEN, PREDATOR and TERMINATOR Trivia is Wrong!

Some movie trivia is so ridiculously well known that I don’t even think it deserves to qualify as “trivia” anymore. By now we all know that Michael Myers’ mask from the original HALLOWEEN was just an off-the-rack Captain Kirk mask, painted white. And we’ve probably all heard that the blood in Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO was […]

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THE PREDATOR, THE DARK TOWER and TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

For once, the “boos” you hear aren’t coming from the ghosts in your attic, they’re coming from th Cannes Film Festival. This week on The Horror News Rundown we’re taking a look at the ambitious art house horror flicks that are dividing audiences at the most prestigious film festival in the world, and also giving […]

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Alien Alert! Watching WITHOUT WARNING And PREDATOR 3D!

When it comes to curating weekly double features, sometimes you really have to go for it. And while I’ve previously paired up original horror movies with their remakes, and sometimes films with their sequels, this one was too fun an idea to pass up! I finally obtained Scream Factory’s release of the long-lost 1980 alien […]

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Giving #RESPECT To Everyone’s Favorite Android, Bishop!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. We’ve paid tribute to men, women and even dogs in […]

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Let’s Look At Van Damme As The Original PREDATOR Again

One of the many confirmed myths behind-the-scenes of genre history is that, originally, John McTernan’s 1987 film, PREDATOR, was intended to be an Arnold Schwarzenegger versus Jean-Claude Van Damme movie. Van Damme wasn’t the martial arts action star we know today at that time. BLOODSPORT didn’t happen until 1988, followed by KICKBOXER in 1989. This is now common […]

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5 Stephen King Adaptations That Died In Development Hell

For forty years, Stephen King’s stories have been translated to the screen with almost as much frequency as Shakespeare’s.  Judging by reports of current projects in development, that trend isn’t going to stop anytime soon.  And if history is any indication, new adaptations will be re-imagined several times before we get to see them on […]

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5 More 3D Blu-Ray Recommendations

Yesterday, I gave you 5 recommendations to kick off your home 3D movie collection. But that wasn’t enough! If you become a 3D junkie like myself, you’ll immediately want to add as many of the best and most impressive titles as possible to show off to your friends whenever they’re over. Or if you just […]