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Films 

What Happens on THE LAST HALLOWEEN? This Terrifying Short Might Have the Answer

I don’t need to keep reminding you how we live in truly terrifying times (even though I just said it again), but as lovers of all things scary, we’re faced with a bit of a conundrum here. After all, Halloween is looming large on the horizon (the stores are already starting to stock up, in […]

Films Real Life Scares 

10 Upcoming Horror Films We Can’t Wait to See at Fantasia Film Festival

In one week, Blumhouse.com is headed to Montreal, Canada for Fantasia Film Festival International. This annual fest has become known for showing some of the world’s best upcoming horror, fantasy, and science fictions films. Keep checking Blumhouse.com for all our festival coverage next week. Here are ten of the Fantasia Fest features we can’t wait […]

Scary Fun 

Creeps at CANNES: The Top Horror Films at This Year’s Cannes Festival

When we think of horror-geared festivals, the prestigious and glamorous Cannes is not usually at the top of the list. Its focus is certainly more traditional arthouse cinema, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get scary. In the past few years alone, films like IT FOLLOWS and RAW have premiered at the Critic’s Week, and at a […]

Films 

A Sneak Peek at the Tasty Horror Comedy BUTCHER THE BAKERS!

If you thought low-fi ‘80s oddities like BLOOD DINER or MICROWAVE MASSACRE were the last word on culinary-themed horror satire (not counting outright cannibal-themed flicks, of course), you might want to update your movie viewing schedule soon… because there’s a new indie feature on the way that promises to bring that niche subgenre headlong into […]

Films Scary Fun 

What’s Under Your Sofa Right Now? Watch the Short DO WE PLAY and Find Out!

You’re never too old to play a little game of hide-and-seek, but this nightmarish three-minute horror film from award-winning filmmaker Tony Morales will make you more cautious about whom you choose to play with… assuming they haven’t already chosen you first. Once I saw stylish and spine-tingling DO WE PLAY, an entry in Spain’s 15th […]

Films Music 

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Mind-Bending Horror Short FACE OF 4!

You may already be familiar with the creative output of Alexander Azzi — already known to the music world as electronic music producer, DJ and composer Drop Goblin. I covered Alex’s music frequently back in the day as music reporter for FEARnet, and his horror-inspired projects have amazed EDM-loving genre fans from around the globe. Now […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Freaky New Trailer for BLESSED ARE THE CHILDREN!

2017 is already shaping up to be the year when the horror genre goes all-in to tackle hot-button social and political topics, and while studio releases like Blumhouse’s own GET OUT are likely to inspire a lot of intense conversation soon, don’t forget that independent horror filmmakers have been in there swinging for a long, […]

Films Scary Fun 

Peaches Christ: International Drag Superstar and Cult-Movie Maven

Introducing: Peaches Christ and the Children of the Popcorn! Towering at 7-foot-10 (The Heels! The Hair!), drag superstar and bon vivant Peaches Christ (think the lovechild of Zsa Zsa Gabor and Leatherface) is a fuchsia-tinged fusion of “Hagsploitation,” FASTER PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL!, VEGAS IN SPACE, and obscure VHS cult-titles condemned to blood-caked bargain bins in […]

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Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

It’s Halloween in July! Blumhouse.com is Coming to Long Beach’s MIDSUMMER SCREAM

Even for serious horror fans like us, it’s really hard to hang onto that “Every Day is Halloween” feeling while you’re being fried alive in the midsummer heat… but we’ve got it on good authority that the folks behind this year’s Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival, taking place July 30 & 31 in Long Beach, CA, […]

Films 

L.A.’s Screamfest is Returning This October — Here’s a First Look!

It’s the biggest annual horror film festival in the US, it’s been the proving ground for dozens of up-and-coming genre filmmakers, and it’s officially returning for its 16th year just in time for Halloween 2016. Fest promoters have just announced the dates for Screamfest 2016, which will run from October 18-27 at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

The Strange Story Behind Australia’s Creepy “Festival Ghost”

The internet caught fire earlier this week when a photo taken during the Good Life Festival in Brisbane, Australia seemed to reveal a ghost standing on a ledge overlooking the crowd of revelers. The image circled at right seemed at first glance to be nothing more than an optical anomaly of some kind… until an […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Check Out the Lineup of New Genre Films Screening at ETHERIA FILM NIGHT!

We’re stoked to announce the final lineup and full event schedule for this year’s Etheria Film Night — an annual festival focusing entirely on genre films directed by women, attended by film industry insiders, journalists and fans. On June 11 at Hollywood’s historic Egyptian Theater, Etheria will be screening nine short films, as well as an […]

Films 

Submit Your Film to the Upcoming Lucky Th1rt3en Horror Short Film Competition!

Coming this May, the horror writing community will be gathering in Las Vegas for the first ever Stokercon, a weekend of networking, panels, and the presenting of the coveted Bram Stoker Award. And as part of this year’s celebrations, they have added a short film competition entitled the Lucky Th1rt3en! The deadline for this sweet new […]