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Films Scary Fun 

Ten of the Most Terrifying Horror Trailers Ever Made

Word of mouth will ultimately separate the great from the average, but strong promotional points are a necessity in getting the initial word out. When it comes to film, that key marketing launches when a well-cut trailer hits the web. You could call the trailer the appetizer… and if you choose to do so, you […]



How can one gauge the impact William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel THE EXORCIST — and the subsequent 1973 film — had on popular culture? In 1973, the notion of a nationwide super-hit was still something of a novelty (1972’s JAWS was the first film to be released in theaters nationwide simultaneously, ushering in the modern […]


EXORCIST III Getting A Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray From Scream Factory!

It’s been rumored since December of last year, and now Scream Factory has confirmed what we hoped! They will be unleashing a “collector’s edition” Blu-Ray of William Peter Blatty’s much-celebrated EXORCIST sequel, EXORCIST III: LEGION! It arrives on October 25th, just in time for the Halloween season in a 2 disc set. And while features […]

Films Music 

Ten Classic Horror Movies That Scared Me With Sound

We’ve written a great deal about the role of a truly great musical score in crafting a memorable horror film, but today I’m going to dig a little deeper into what makes a movie sound terrifying. Along with dialogue and practical sound effects, there are often dozens of layers to a film’s sound design, and […]


Check Out the Nightmarish New Trailer for INCARNATE!

It looks like the arrival of an “arch-demon” might be raising the stakes in the demonic possession genre this Fall — at least if the first trailer for INCARNATE is any indication of what’s to come. A new feature production directed by Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS), produced by our own Jason Blum and released through […]

Films TV 

Geena Davis Joins Cast of THE EXORCIST Television Series Pilot

Beloved by horror fans for her unforgettable roles in David Cronenberg’s THE FLY and Tim Burton’s BEETLEJUICE, Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis is about to return what’s sure to be controversial genre territory. According to Variety, Davis has been tapped to play a lead role in the pilot episode commissioned by FOX for a modern-day update […]


The Top 10 Must-Own Horror Toys Released in 2015

Given how many genre icons we lost last year, it’s easy to look back on 2015 and think of it as a pretty bad year for the horror world. And in that regard, it certainly was. But looking on the bright side, 2015 brought some truly exceptional new horror films into our lives, and on […]



There are certain things that horror fans never say out loud. For example: “I liked the remake of THE THING” will get you legally executed in multiple countries. But there are times in one’s life when you have to stand up and be counted, when you have to admit that you are in the vocal […]