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10 Essential Vincent Price Movies

Growing up as a horror fan, there was no shortage of options when it came to Vincent Price movies. He made so many films in his short time with us that there were always plenty to be discovered, and there always will be. Although his magnetic screen presence and persona were apparent in everything he did, he was often […]

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Watch The Infamous Shower Scene From PSYCHO… With LEGOS!

When you hear the word PSYCHO, one image immediately comes to mind. Shower. There’s probably no more notorious scene in horror, or even cinema history; whether you’ve seen PSYCHO or not, you know the “shower sequence.” Countless essays have been written about it. It’s been spoofed in everything from PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, to THE SIMPSONS, to […]

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Is This New MUMMY A “Horror” Movie… Or What?

It’s been in the works for a while now, but for the last several years, Universal Studios has been looking for the appropriate way to relaunch their series of world-famous monsters. It hasn’t been easy. Francis Ford Coppola’s DRACULA was a stellar and proper adaptation of the original Bram Stoker book, but that came out […]

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Class In Session! Behold This Gorgeous 12 Minute HISTORY OF HORROR in Cinema

Ever get into an excited debate with friends and fellow movie lovers about the greatest horror movie scenes? Or try to explain the genre in your own words to someone that doesn’t “get” horror? Well Diego Carrera created this created this amazing video to guide you through 121 years worth of horror cinema! The 12 […]

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Rare Color Behind-The-Scenes Footage From SON OF FRANKENSTEIN!

In the 3 films in which Boris Karloff played Frankenstein’s Monster, we never got to see his version of the creature fully realized in color as all three of those features – FRANKENSTEIN, BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN and SON OF FRANKENSTEIN were shot in black & white. But this great, candid 16mm home video footage taken […]

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THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE Is Back & Better Than Ever!

It’s hard to shake that image of Jan Compton (Virginia Leith) aka Jan The Pan with her severed head in a little medical plate filled with blood, and headphones and wires protruding from what’s left of her. I’ve always been familiar with this visage from THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE, but like a lot of horror/sci-fi […]

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LA – See “The Importance Of Being Vincent,” A Vincent Price Exhibit This Weekend!

For all of our Los Angeles readers, here’s a truly special event taking place this weekend in Burbank that you absolutely have to make the effort to check out. Our friends over at Creatures Features along with film writer/historian David Del Valle are hosting a Vincent Price tribute exhibit titled “The Importance Of Being Vincent.” […]

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BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Turns 80-years-old: Revisiting this Classic Horror Film

In 2015, we tend to take a lot of horror for granted. Modern audiences hungrily consume whatever new rolls into theaters, eager to be frightened and happy to see the ghosts, the torture, the mayhem, or whatever the cinemas have to offer. How often, though, do those same horror audiences look back? Horror is – […]

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The Movie THE BLOB is Based on a Supposedly True Event: Read the Real Story Behind this Classic Film

THE BLOB is a classic of the horror genre. A number of remakes and sequels followed Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr.’s original 1958 production, but they all follow the same basic plot: a blob of gelatinous goo consumes everything in its path, getting bigger and bigger as it eats. Sounds like a drug hallucination brought to life, […]

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Original DRACULA Returns To The Big Screen 10/25 & 28!

One of the things I love about the Halloween season is that just about every revival theater has got a killer horror filled schedule to sedate even the most insatiable of horror fans! Turner Classic Movies is getting in on the fun with wide releases of horror classics. Just last month, they hosted 2 night’s […]