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TV 

John Carpenter Signs on to Co-Produce TWO New Horror TV Series!

The Blumhouse team is already beyond thrilled to be involved in the return of genre legend John Carpenter to the HALLOWEEN film franchise, but today fans of the beloved filmmaker, author and musician have even more cause for celebration. It’s just been announced that Carpenter will also be returning to horror-themed television — for the first […]

Films 

Slashback! THE DUMB WAITER Packs a Feature’s Worth of Suspense Into 16 Minutes

I’m going to try something a little different for this week’s column, and bring your attention to an almost-forgotten 1979 short film from UK writer-director Robert Bierman. I’m going to argue that this short sums up everything that works in slasher cinema — without resorting to attention-grabbing techniques like graphic violence, sleazy exploitation or a short-attention-span […]

Comic Books TV 

Watch Episode 1 of Robert Kirkman’s New Horror Series OUTCAST — Directed by Adam Wingard!

Earlier this week we passed on some info from THE WALKING DEAD creator Robert Kirkman, whose latest comic adaptation OUTCAST is coming to Cinemax next month as a new supernatural horror-drama series. Kirkman recently took to Reddit to reveal some pretty amazing hints about what to expect from the show, which looks pretty damn creepy… […]

Films 

Slashback! Horrifying Mannequins Make This TOURIST TRAP a Deadly Destination

If you suffer from a form of automatonophobia — the fear of life-size dolls, dummies or mannequins — then David Schmoeller’s first horror feature, TOURIST TRAP, just might drive you into months of intense therapy. In 1978, the slasher boom was just beginning to surge in the wake of HALLOWEEN’s enormous success, and just about […]