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Tub Time Turns Terrifying in the Gruesome Horror Short BATH BOMB!

A glass of wine, mellow music and a steaming, candlelit bath… what could be more relaxing for the mind and body? Just about anything, it turns out — at least for the unnamed protagonist (Sarah Nicklin) of the gory short film BATH BOMB. Fans of all things macabre have been enjoying spooky bath products years […]

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A Poltergeist’s “Game” Takes a Dark Turn in the Sinister Short EMMA

This inventive short-form frightfest from writer-director Mike Castro has an interesting origin story — it began as an entry in a short film competition coinciding with David F. Sandberg’s hit prequel ANNABELLE: CREATION, but production was delayed in its final days, when an illness suddenly befell lead actress Chelsea Camp. Fortunately, Camp recovered, and production […]

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A Horrific Urban Legend Comes Calling in the Horror Short INVOKE!

The perfect setup for a creepypasta often involves the appearance of a mysterious file via text or email — one which the story’s protagonist often mistakes for a message or joke from a friend, who then denies sending it. That’s why the 2017 short film INVOKE by writer-director Carlos Omar de León should hit all […]

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The Good News is, Your Date is Here. The Bad News is… YOUR DATE IS HERE!

This smart and shocking short taps into the current trend in retro board-gaming with a nostalgic spin on the cheesy vintage game MYSTERY DATE. But as you’ll discover soon enough, that’s where the players’ fun ends… and their nightmares begin. “Open the door to see what I look like…” Written and directed by Zak White […]

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An Evil Puppetmaster Pulls Bloody Strings in Crypt TV’s Short DO NOT

We can always count on the folks at Crypt TV to provide us with a steady stream of new and terrifyingly creative short films to showcase here, but one of their recent uploads would fit equally well in our Creepypasta category — as it’s got all the right ingredients for a viral horror classic. It […]

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Watch a Father-Son Outing Go to Hell in the Single-Shot Short OVER THERE!

Our friends over at Crypt TV continue to serve up challenging new approaches to short-form horror cinema, and one of their latest uploads manages to capture a sublime, slowly-building sense of dread with a single, unbroken shot. Writer-director F.D. Lazzari has previously mastered elements of design and composition in his earlier works — including the […]

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Watch the Bizarre, Disturbing Short Film “I Am Your Grandma”

Miami-based multimedia artist Jillian Mayer has unveiled many intriguing and provocative pieces over the past decade, and her visual works have screened at Sundance, SXSW and the New York Film Festival… but arguably none of them has made a stronger impression on worldwide viewers than her surreal one-minute short “I Am Your Grandma.” Presented like […]

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Tara the Android Lives! Watch the Haunting Short BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION

One of the earliest and most enduring viral mysteries (though it was “solved” many years ago) has ascended to classic status among the creepypasta community: “I Feel Fantastic,” a short video featuring a nightmarish mannequin-like robot known as “Tara the Android,” who is shown singing the surreal, synthesized title tune. [Read the full history of […]

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The Nightmarish History of “Lost” Underground Film WHERE EVIL DWELLS

[WARNING: Disturbing content ahead] In one of our true-crime features, we detailed the gruesome case of teenage murderer Ricky Kasso — a violent sociopathic drug dealer whose brutal, sadistic crime was swept up in the tide of ‘80s “Satanic Panic,” including mostly baseless rumors that Kasso was part of a secret occult society that conducted […]

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Watch the Chilling Short MANNEQUIN: a Lethal Leap Into the Uncanny Valley

We’ve showcased several short horror films from our friends at Crypt TV over the years, and their themes have ranged from morbid humor to dark fairytales or straight-up splatter. But the recently-premiered MANNEQUIN, from filmmakers Dante Aubain & Danny Summonte, may be one of the most unsettling films in their ever-expanding library. With more emphasis […]

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Childhood Nightmares Come Out to Play in the Chilling Short HADA

“Grandma, please don’t go… I’m scared.” Those troubling words mark a haunting transition from the world of storybook fairytales to the domain of a creature who goes by the name “HADA,” in this acclaimed horror short by award-winning Spanish filmmaker Tony Morales. Just like the hidden threats we all spied as children — lurking in the […]

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NSFW: Women in Horror Month Presents Ama Lea’s Bloody Erotic Short IT’S IN YOU TO GIVE

If you missed our earlier features on Women in Horror Month’s ninth annual Blood Drive (a.k.a. #WiHM9), be sure to check out some of their awesome horror-themed Public Service Announcements this year. We’ve previously showcased Izzy Lee’s vampire parody IT’S IN YOU, and showed you Jen & Sylvia Soska gender-bending the hell out of Marvel’s […]

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This Graphic Horror Short GOAT WITCH Will Melt Your Mind [NSFW]

If you think recent films like THE WITCH and A DARK SONG were the most intense depictions of occult horror in recent years, we suggest you consider the video below… but be warned, it’s definitely not suitable for work viewing. Granted, mentioning the aforementioned slow-burn titles alongside today’s short is one hell of an apples-to-oranges […]

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Watch the Soska Sisters’ Epic New Action-Comedy Short TWINPOOL!

If you’re a true horror fan, “Twisted Twins” Jen & Sylvia Soska need no introduction… but I’m going to sing their praises again… well, just because they’re awesome, and they’ve just handed an amazing Valentine’s Day gift to genre fans. The filmmaking duo continue to ramp up their creative game with each new project (they’re […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Online Premiere of Ashlea Wessel’s Shocking Short INK

2018’s Women in Horror Month has brought forth a wealth of new cinematic offerings both to and from genre film artists and fans around the world… and we’re excited to take part in that creative wave with the online premiere of INK — the first horror short from Toronto-based photographer and filmmaker Ashlea Wessel. INK […]