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The 10 Best Cinematic Living Dead Dolls

Mezco’s Living Dead Dolls continue to grow, including these brilliant and disturbing takes on film favorites. For as long as anyone can remember, kids have played with small, sometimes cuddly toy takes on humans. And since then, these playthings have offered plenty of scare potential for anyone who’s stumbled across those beady black eyes in […]

Films 

Wes Craven’s Top 10 Nightmare Scenes

Master of horror Wes Craven was obviously well-known for creating the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, but the man explored the nature of nightmares in more than just his Freddy Krueger films. Throughout his career, one of his favorite ways to explore the psychology of a character was to throw them into their worst fear […]

Perchance to Scream! Revisiting FREDDY KRUEGER’S SEVEN SWEETEST DREAMS

THE NIGHTMARES ON ELM STREET: FREDDY KRUEGER’S SEVEN SWEETEST DREAMS paperback promises the reader what they’d likely expect from an original collection of Krueger-centric short stories — death, destruction, and bad dreams. Released in 1991, the same year as FREDDY’S DEAD: THE FINAL NIGHTMARE, this book doesn’t have any hard and fast rules about the franchise’s timeline, […]

Films 

5 Actors We’d Like to See Play Freddy Krueger

Successfully replacing Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger is likely an impossibility. Jackie Earle Haley did a marvelously frightening job as the scarred slayer of children in Samuel Bayer’s 2010 remake. The problem was the movie was a mess, and the beats consistently missed with one act bleeding into another. It was a wreck, but it […]

Films Music 

Listen To This “Dance With The Dead” Remix Of The NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Theme!

The weekend is upon us! Are you ready to rock and dance your little heart out? Just a few weeks ago, we shared with you a great remix of John Carpenter’s main theme from ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 done by “Dance With The Dead.” Check that out right here. Well, I was falling down the You […]

Films 

MONSTERPALOOZA 2017 Conquers Pasadena, CA Yet Again!

Well, it’s that time of year again! It’s the first of two times that the MONSTERPALOOZA weekend descends upon California and rocks the socks off of all us monster lovers out there. The convention, whose primary focus centers around celebrating the art of special FX, kicked off back in 2008 at the Burbank Marriot Convention […]

Films 

New Book Chronicles The Long Road To FREDDY VS JASON!

If there’s one thing I love more than anything, it’s the stories behind “unmade horror” projects. We’re run several articles about this in the past, such as the one about THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT 2, or the lost version of HELLRAISER: BLOODLINE intended to be an anthology, or the third feature in THE […]

Films 

Retrospective: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3: DREAM WARRIORS Turns 30 This Month

When we celebrate the anniversary of a film, there’s a good reason. Only the classic pictures leave a mark on our psyches, and that’s why it was a natural decision to celebrate the 30th anniversary of one of the greatest sequels in history, and one of the absolute finest in the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM […]

Films 

Robert Englund Returns One Last Time As Freddy For Documentary NIGHTMARES IN THE MAKEUP CHAIR

It’s been a long, long time since we’ve seen a cinematic outing with everyone’s favorite night-stalking boogeyman, Freddy Krueger. And it’s been 14 years since Robert Englund, who originated the role, donned the infamous glove in FREDDY VS JASON. We were all hoping Englund would give us one more Freddy movie, one way or another. […]

Scary Fun Toys 

Check Out the Twelve Creepiest (and Coolest) ReAction Horror Figures!

Towards the end of last year, Funko announced that the company ended its partnership with fellow collectible creators Super 7 in the creation of ReAction figures, leaving the latter to continue the line on its own. These smaller figures took stylistic inspiration from toys of the ’70s and ’80s, but covered a huge number of […]

Films Scary Fun Toys 

This JAWS “Bath Bomb” Will Turn Your Water Blue, Then Blood Red!

Here in Los Angeles, we’re fortunate enough to have a slew of horror-related shops all within the Valley. If you’re ever visiting town, be sure to walk up and down Magnolia Blvd in Burbank and you’ll stumble onto all sorts of spooky goodies. Case in point, I popped into Dark Delicacies last week, and wrote […]

Films 

1428 Elm Street, Springwood, OH: A Pilgrimage To The NIGHTMARE House

Four years after my mother graduated high school, she and one of her closest girlfriends caught a late-night screening of a new horror film that had just hit theaters: Wes Craven’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. The two girls screamed in their seats, absolutely freaked out, and then had to walk home together in the […]

Films Scary Fun 

List Video: 5 Most Unsettling Death Scenes from A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

Freddy Krueger is one of the most iconic villains in horror movie history. He became legendary not just for stalking teenagers in their dreams, but for his gruesome, often humorous ironic murder stylings. Here are our 5 most unsettling Freddy Krueger death scenes in a snazzy video. Welcome to prime time, bitch!