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No, BLAIR WITCH Did Not Bomb at the Box Office

Is horror dead?! Horror must be dead!! Despite the fact that it’s been an INCREDIBLE summer for horror, both financially and just plain in terms of film quality, the above question is yet again one that’s being tossed around on the internet as if it’s actually a valid one to be asking. Of course, if […]

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Lesser-Known Found Footage Horror Films We Dare You to Watch — Part 2!

After we published our first list of lesser-known horror features from the “found footage” or “mockumentary” horror subgenre, we received an avalanche of feedback from fans and detractors alike. But regardless of which side you choose in this debate, you’ve got to admit folks are passionate about their preferences. I suspect both camps will find their […]

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Confessions Of A Girl Who Thought THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT Was Real

On a cold November night in 1999, I found myself nestled inside of a pop-up camper in the middle of the woods. Surrounded by the sounds of breaking branches, the bitter Lake Michigan wind, and nothing but leafless trees as far as the eye could see, I crammed into a sleeping bag in front of […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

CREEPYPASTA: Lost Children’s Series “Happy Appy” Goes From Bizarre to Horrifying

Unlike some of our previous creepypasta entries involving mysterious “lost episodes” of various TV programs, this week’s subject focuses on an individual blogger whose obsession with a never-aired kids’ series led him on a doomed journey into insanity… and unspeakable horror. The Wikia blog Happy Appy: The True Vision was created in 2011 and maintained by […]

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ENOUGH! Five Things Horror Needs To Let Rest

I love horror. You love horror. If you didn’t, I can’t imagine why you would be checking out an article on Blumhouse.com. Unless you’re my mom, who doesn’t like horror, but likes seeing her son’s name on the internet. Hi mom! For the rest of us, we need to admit a few things about our […]

Image Credit: Kyle Cassie

Films Scary Fun 

Watch the Making of Blumhouse’s Interactive Slasher FIFTEEN!

Blumhouse recently made horror history with a Halloween’s launch of FIFTEEN – the first interactive POV slasher film to use the Periscope app, allowing audiences to actually determine the outcome of a killer’s reign of terror in real time. While the end product appears totally spontaneous and improvisational (and much of it was), it’s also […]

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Six of the Scariest Paranormal Activity Videos from the Web

In the wake of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY’s wide release in 2009, hundreds of amateur ghost-hunters, haunting investigators, aspiring documentarians and attention-seeking pranksters came forward with their own homemade videos describing alleged ghost sightings, filmed evidence of demonic shenanigans, or blurred images of unidentified creatures and other unexplained phenomena… and quite a few of these clips have […]

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13 Lesser-Known Found Footage Horror Films We Dare You to Watch

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION. If you’re a fan of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY phenomenon, then you’ve experienced the worldwide demand for the so-called “Found Footage” style of cinema that followed its success. Although the original ACTIVITY did not invent the technique (that distinction […]

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The Evils of The Millennial Horror Evolution

The horror canon is vast and constantly expanding; finding new ways to illicit the fear we are all capable of experiencing at some point or another. Fears can change over time, so horror films are tasked with appealing to its ever-evolving audience. With that in mind, filmmakers and screenwriters have begun to utilize the technological […]