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Films 

The Lost Horror Sequels That Should Have Been

There are two things we horror fans love; getting spooked and sequels! Why, if we had our way, every horror movie would have sequels! They would have so many sequels, released annually, that by the fifth one we would all complain about there being too many sequels! Then, when the studio stops making sequels because […]

Films 

How THE BABADOOK Became a Gay Icon — Practically Overnight!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film THE BABADOOK is one of the best in modern horror. It’s an achingly sad tale of a single mother’s struggle to cope with the loss of a partner, the erratic tantrums of her now fatherless child, and subsequent damages to her psyche — all of which manifest in the towering boogeyman […]

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Why a Good Filmmaker Can Turn Any Concept Into a Scary Movie

One of my biggest pet peeves is when people claim a movie is great just because it has a great premise. Whether it’s “Come on! Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig are cowboys who fight aliens!” or “How could you not love a movie where the PRIDE AND PREJUDICE girls fight zombies?” Some people seem to think that […]

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Take a Video Tour of the Amazing BABADOOK Book!

Last November, Stephen Johnson offered a few tantalizing peeks at the long-awaited, limited edition companion pop-up book for the 2014 horror classic THE BABADOOK, and the reader response was colossal, to say the least. So when Blumhouse intern and site contributor Chok Suwanavisootr brought his own copy of MISTER BABADOOK to our office, our immediate reaction was […]

Films Scary Fun 

Take a Creepy Peek at the Limited-Edition BABADOOK Book!

If it’s in a word or in a look, you can’t get rid of THE BABADOOK… but who’d want to get rid of it when it comes in such an attractive package? I’d give you an Amazon link so you could buy one for your own child, but the illustrated, 50-page pop-up picture book is […]

Films Scary Fun 

5 Terrifyingly Scary Flicks Now Streaming on Netflix Instant!

Halloween is almost upon us, and this week we curated a list of the 5 supremely scary films currently streaming on Netflix Instant. Be warned.  Be you into aliens, ghosts, or torture- these selections bite back! THE BABADOOK (2014)- THE BABADOOK topped endless “best of the year” lists for 2014. If you have not yet seen […]