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Films 

Documentary on A SERBIAN FILM in the Works (and Possibly an Extended Cut)

Even if you’ve never dared to see it, you probably know about it… and maybe you’ve even heard the shocking details from those who managed to survive A SERBIAN FILM. Immediately following its 2010 release, the highly-controversial (and still widely banned) creation of director/co-writer Srđan Spasojević raced to the top of nearly every movie site’s […]

Films Music 

Lost on VHS: MAKING MICHAEL JACKSON’S THRILLER

I have a confession to make: When I was a kid, I was a huge Michael Jackson fan — so much so that I took a little heat from it from other kids. Despite this, I was scared to death of the THRILLER music video. I grew up in a time when my Dad would […]

Films 

CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Behind the Scenes of EXTREMITY with Director Anthony DiBlasi

Previously in this column, the writing team of Scott Swan and David Bond revealed details about a film that looks to be the ultimate word on the “extreme haunt” trend — appropriately titled EXTREMITY. They also revealed that one of my favorite genre filmmakers, Anthony DiBlasi (LAST SHIFT, MOST LIKELY TO DIE), would be helming the […]

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IT’s Monster-Maker Unveils the New Pennywise in Full Daylight!

In case you missed it, director Andrés Muschietti — who’s tackling the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT — had been dropping some creepy and fascinating visual hints via his own Instagram account over the past few months, and his first batch of posts included snapshots of locations, storyboards and props [you can see some prime examples […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Real Stories Behind 5 Supposedly Cursed Horror Films

Even if horror films don’t frighten you, sometimes the “behind-the-scenes” production stories are downright chilling. It has long been thought that entire productions could be cursed going all the way back to Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And these production curses are still going on today. Here are some of Hollywood’s most popular cursed movies. POLTERGEIST (1982) The POLTERGEIST […]

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Dig These Cryptic and Creepy Behind-the-Scenes Images From IT!

Up to now, not much detailed information has been released regarding the upcoming feature-film adaptation of Stephen King’s epic novel IT, apart from some casting notices — including the recent dramatic reveal of the new Pennywise the Clown, played by Bill Skarsgård. [UPDATE: That image was just a tease compared to what was unveiled today!] […]

Scary Fun 

UPDATE: Sneak a Peek at Jason’s Most Brutal Kills From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

Game developer Gun Media recently released a video of some of the kills from Friday the 13th: The Game… and even in a high-tech motion capture lab, Jason Voorhees is effin’ brutal! Check this out… That patented FRIDAY THE 13TH viciousness comes to you courtesy of actor Kane Hodder, who played the merciless killer in more of the franchise’s movies […]

Image Credit: Kyle Cassie

Films Scary Fun 

Watch the Making of Blumhouse’s Interactive Slasher FIFTEEN!

Blumhouse recently made horror history with a Halloween’s launch of FIFTEEN – the first interactive POV slasher film to use the Periscope app, allowing audiences to actually determine the outcome of a killer’s reign of terror in real time. While the end product appears totally spontaneous and improvisational (and much of it was), it’s also […]

Scary Fun 

Take a Look Behind the Scenes of TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, Season 3!

The third season of Glass Eye Pix’s astounding horror radio drama TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE is now underway, and as we’ve clued you in previously, there’s some amazing talent at work on these creepy, immersive audio presentations. You’ll get to hear from several of these genre greats in this recently posted featurette from Glass […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes of Psychedelic Slasher MADE ME DO IT

The debut horror feature from Benjamin Ironside Koppin (DEATH LUST, CHILDREN OF WRATH, FEARnet’s DEAD NOISE and JOBS OF THE DAMNED) pays homage to the classic tropes of the slasher subgenre while simultaneously turning them inside out. Using schizophrenic media-mashup techniques (including 35mm and 16mm film stocks, VHS and Super-8 videotape, subliminal stills and even hand-drawn animation), MADE […]