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Films Scary Fun 

Why My Inner Child Loves VAN HELSING (and Yours Should Too)

Hey, remember that time Dracula hired Doctor Frankenstein to build a monster, one that could be used to bring Dracula’s army of stillborn bat children to life? It was up to Van Helsing to stop him, but Van Helsing totally turned into a werewolf and had to team up with the Frankenstein monster to destroy […]

Scary Fun video games 

Player Beware! Looking Back at GOOSEBUMPS Game ESCAPE FROM HORRORLAND

For many kids born and raised in the 1990s, GOOSEBUMPS was their first taste of the horror genre. R.L. Stine’s successful book series spawned an equally beloved TV series, and led to a merchandising empire that wouldn’t be challenged until a certain scarred wizard came onto the scene. One of the inevitable multimedia avenues that […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Banning of NOSFERATU: When Dracula Sued Count Orlock

In 1916 during the first World War, a young producer named Albin Grau was serving in Serbia. Stationed in a rural region, he heard local farmers telling stories about supposedly real vampires. Amused by the lore, Grau decided that after the war was over he was going to make a vampire film. Within a few […]

Films 

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 […]

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 Times ABBOTT and COSTELLO Faced The Universal Monsters!

Sure ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN is a great monster mash but have you seen the others? For many that film was the ultimate gateway flick to discovering the classic creature features. After all, it had everything in it – the comedians were in top from and Bela Lugosi officially played Dracula for the first […]

Films TV 

SHOCK WAVES Episode 25 Part 1: DRACULA, THE PURGE & Listener Questions Answered!

In Part 1 of episode 25, the whole gang consisting of Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry gather to discuss the latest horrors! Ryan reports back from New Orleans over Halloween weekend, and tells us about the House Of Shock haunted house! Elric watched THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, a double bill of […]

Films 

Is 1931’s DRACULA Still Scary?

People who live in the trenches of horror movie consumption – that would be you, dear readers, as well as the entire writing staff of Blumhouse – likely have a working knowledge of the horror classics. We know which horror films are considered the best, which ones are well-regarded, and which films are significant to the […]

Films 

Rob G’s 6 Halloween Season Horror Discoveries!

The Halloween season may be over, but for most of us, we celebrate all year long and are constantly watching and discovering horror, new and old. But there’s something fun about the idea of dictating 31 horror features, one for each day for the month of October. So, I like seeing people get into the […]

Scary Fun 

The Ultimate General Mills Monster Cereals Quiz!

Nothing says Halloween quite like General Mills’ Monster Cereals, and with Count Chocula, Boo Berry, and Franken Berry now back on store shelves, it’s safe to say that the best season of the year has officially begun. You love to love them and you damn sure love to eat them, but just how well do […]

Real Life Scares 

The Controversial Count Chocula Box That Was Pulled From Shelves!

This year marks the 45th anniversary of General Mills’ Monster Cereals, which first hit store shelves way back in October of 1971. As all breakfast historians know, Count Chocula and Franken Berry were the first two cereals to be introduced as part of the line, and they were something of a ground-breaking novelty at 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 […]