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Films 

When Dracula Discovered Kung Fu: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN DEADLY VAMPIRES

When Christopher Lee finally decided to hang up his cape and fangs at Hammer after the box office flops, DRACULA A.D. 1972 and THE SATANTIC RITES OF DRACULA, things got really weird. For the second time Hammer decided to make a Dracula film sans Lee — the first being BRIDES OF DRACULA — the immediate […]

Toys 

The 10 Coolest Horror Collectibles Black Friday Gift Guide

Welcome to the most insane shopping day of the year! Whether you’ve been in line for cheap TVs for three days or prowling the interwebs, today’s all about buying things! With that in mind, here’s a look at 10 of the coolest horror collectibles ready for you to buy or pre-order right now. Whether you’re […]

Films 

5 Reasons Why THE MUMMY Is The Worst Movie Monster Ever!

Out of the classic original Universal monster movie canon – FRANKENSTEIN, DRACULA, THE WOLF MAN and THE MUMMY, the bandage wrapped thousands year-old gauze wrapped creature is so inept he is the worst movie monster EVER! How you ask? Here’s 5 Reasons why The Mummy is the worst movie monster ever to flit across the […]

Toys 

These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]

Films 

Which Of These 3 Actors Is YOUR Definitive DRACULA?

In my weekly hunt for new movies around town earlier this week, I stumbled upon a great deal to own the Blu-Ray of DRACULA UNTOLD for $5 bucks. Considering how many reinterpretations there are of DRACULA, coupled with the fact that I was blown away by Bernard Rose’s update of FRANKENSTEIN, I figured… why the […]

Films 

Count Down! Remembering Hammer’s DRACULA HAS RISEN FROM THE GRAVE

At the end of the 1965 Hammer film DRACULA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, the Count (Christopher Lee) takes a seesaw ride on a block of frozen pond water, thanks to a clergyman with a shotgun. The vampire king is sent to his supposed doom in the icy waters of the Transylvanian Alps. It is an awkward, […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

Sea Monster Finally Discovered in Loch Ness — But It’s Not What You Think

The legend of “Nessie” has kept monster-seeking tourists flocking to Scotland’s Loch Ness since the 1930s… and while dozens of well-equipped exploration teams have used just about every kind of technology available to explore the massive lake over the past several decades, none of them have come up with indisputable proof of a giant monster […]

Films 

The Donald Pleasence/Christopher Lee HALLOWEEN That Should Have Been

As horror fans, we love to hear stories of the movies that almost happened; the projects that almost came to be; the talent that almost teamed up for what could’ve been, at the very least, a memorable moment in genre cinema. There have been a slew of documentaries coming out in the last few years […]

Films 

TWICE-TOLD TERROR: THE WICKER MAN vs. THE WICKER MAN

THE WICKER MAN is a revered classic of subtle dread with an incendiary pay-off. The remake with Nicolas Cage has also become the stuff of legend – internet memes about those darn bees! Ballyhooed as “The CITIZEN KANE of horror films” (whatever THAT means) THE WICKER MAN (1973) has had a long and tortuous history. […]

Films 

Kitchen Sink Cinema: SHE DEMONS and SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN!

What do you get when you combine shipwrecked castaways, plastic-fanged monster women, snakes, dancing jungle babes, a guy named Igor, Nazis, a mad scientist, cornball dialogue, bondage and hot volcano action? You get director Richard Cunha’s SHE DEMONS, the cinematic equivalent of two pounds of bologna in a one-­pound bag. The old saying, “everything but […]

Top 5 Peter Cushing/ Christopher Lee Team-Ups That Are Not DRACULA Movies

For decades, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee were Hammer Horror legends.  On camera, they appeared together in 22 films, and off-camera they were the best of friends. They were most known for their various DRACULA films, with Lee playing the titular role, and Cushing his nemesis Van Helsing. However, there were many other characters they […]

Films 

Twilight Time Blu-Ray Check List!

In this day and age of high def home entertainment, thankfully there’s no shortage of labels putting out really great horror, sci-fi and cult titles on Blu-Ray on a regular basis. But one of the more boutique indie DVD labels out there has got to be Twilight Time. A lot of genre fans have caused […]