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The Chainsaw was Invented to Help in Childbirth. Seriously.

In my role here at Blumhouse.com, I do an insane amount of research, often spending multiple hours each day studying horror films, weird history, and morbid curiosities.  A few weeks back, I was researching the origins of the chainsaw while working on a piece about early slasher films. I became curious as to when the […]

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They Don’t Skimp on the Meat at Halloween Horror Nights’ TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE Maze

Running the gauntlet through nearly a dozen Halloween mazes in a single evening is a pretty daunting task for all but the hardiest haunt-lovers… and despite being a bit beaten and bloodied by the Midnight hour, I promised myself I’d seek out certain sites at all costs. The new TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: BLOOD BROTHERS maze […]

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The Five Greatest Chainsaw Duels in Movie History

Behold, the chainsaw. This impressive piece of equipment is commonly used today for chopping down trees, but it was invented in the late 1700s – in a much smaller form – for use on the human body. It was a surgical implement that grew in size and power until using it on human flesh became […]

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This Custom-Built KILLERDRONE Went on a Chainsaw Massacre!

There are certain, uh… let’s say “unique” ideas that cross a very thin line between “This is the most awesome thing in the history of awesome things” and “Dear God I’ve just made a horrible mistake, RUN!” A team of filmmakers, part-time inventors and (possibly) full-time nutcases who call themselves NoodleTail didn’t just cross that […]

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Giving #RESPECT To Freddy Shoop, Cinema’s Greatest Teacher Ever

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. And although SUMMER SCHOOL is a comedy and not necessarily […]

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Unlock a Bloody Hidden Clip From Eli Roth’s Interactive Slasher CHAINSAW!

Billed as an “interactive digital story,” CHAINSAW is coming soon to the recently-launched digital network CryptTV. Co-founders Eli Roth and Jack Davis, in a partnership with Blumhouse Productions and Culprit Creative, want to give you a terrifying preview… and invite you to take part in controlling the story’s outcome. The project involves an ominous, hulking maniac […]