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Details Unveiled on Upcoming JASON GOES TO HELL Documentary

Within the horror community (or any group of fans, for that matter), it’s not uncommon for certain entries in a movie franchise to catch hell among one generation of audiences, only to experience a major reevaluation and revival many years or (more often) decades later. One enduring example is the FRIDAY THE 13TH film series, which […]

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Don’t Answer the Phone: The Twisted History of the “Red Numbers”

Urban legends and viral stories are filled with chilling warnings of “Death Calls,” which are rumored to kill anyone unfortunate enough to answer a telephone call from a specific number. There are countless variations on this theme but one of the earliest and most infamous examples is believed to have emerged on April 13, 2007 […]

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This Artist Submerged a Life-Size Jason Voorhees in a Minnesota Lake [VIDEO]

There are FRIDAY THE 13TH fans, and there are FRIDAY THE 13TH super-fans… and I think it’s safe to say artist and scuba-diver Curtis Lahr falls solidly into the latter category. Over four years ago, Lahr built a full-size, lovingly detailed statue of Jason Voorhees and anchored it to the bottom of a flooded former […]

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Here Is The Trailer To Blumhouse’s Latest HAPPY DEATH DAY!

Are you ready for the latest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions? You got it! Mark your calendars, this arrives on Friday, October 13th! Just in time for Halloween! What if today was your birthday, but also the day you die? And not only that, but it’s at the hands of a masked killer? And you’re forced […]

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When Jason Met Arsenio: The Weirdest Talk-Show Interview Ever

From 1989 until 1994, accomplished actor & comedian Arsenio Hall hosted his own late-night talk show, which gave the ailing late-night TV scene a much-needed shot in the arm. A younger, sprier, more energetic host whose show was hipper, more devoted to music, and — most importantly — reached a younger audience, Hall was able to […]

SHOCK WAVES Episode 27 Part 2 – Delving Into CHANNEL ZERO: CANDLE COVE

You’ve heard us catch up on all the latest horrors in the first part of Episode 27 of the Blumhouse.com presented horror podcast Shock Waves! Well, now you’re in for another treat! In Part 2 of Shock Waves Episode 27, join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane as they go […]

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Welcome To Helloween! New Short Film Shows THE RISE OF THE BOOGEYMEN!

What is it about monster mashes that get us horror fans all riled up? Over the years, it’s become my favorite sub-genre of horror. Everything from ABBOTT & COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN to HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN to WAXWORK and THE MONSTER SQUAD. There’s something about seeing multiple monsters share screen time together that’s exciting! And while […]

Oz Perkins Talks Horror, TOXIC AVENGER & How He Almost Directed FRIDAY THE 13TH On The New Shock Waves!

This week’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast is a good one! We welcome to the show very special guest Oz Perkins. He’s appeared as an actor in things like DEAD & BREAKFAST, LEGALLY BLONDE and REMOVAL, but more recenly has delved into writing and directing some of the most unique and intriguing horror films […]

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Remembering Siskel & Ebert’s Misguided 1980 Anti-Slasher Campaign

Before I launch into this week’s column, I want to make one thing very clear: I have always had and still maintain the utmost respect and admiration for America’s most famous film critics — Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel. Not one episode of their PBS series SNEAK PREVIEWS, which ran from 1975 to 1981, was missed in […]

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Vintage Video – Barbara Walters vs. VCR Horrors!

As a lifelong horror fan, sometimes I like to go down the YouTube rabbit hole in search of old video clips that bring me back to the glory days of mom & pop VHS rental stores and the era in which my insatiable, dark little mind was first discovering all these genre classics. Hey, I […]

Five FRIDAY THE 13TH Characters That Deserve Action Figures

In the world of toys, the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise has gotten so much love over the years that it’s become hard to even keep track of all the different action figures. Companies like McFarlane Toys, Sideshow Collectibles, Mezco, and NECA have milked the franchise for (almost) all it’s worth, collectively putting out toys based […]

Artist Redesigns Horror Icons for Awesome Custom Toy Line

We are living in truly blessed times as horror fans who also happen to collect toys, but no matter how many different licenses companies like NECA and Mezco scoop up, the reality is that MANY of our favorite movies will never make the leap to the toy shelf. And that’s where customizers take over. When […]

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The Lost Years Of Wes Craven And Sean S. Cunningham

It’s hard to imagine the horror genre as we know it today without the influence of Wes Craven and Sean S. Cunningham, the filmmakers who gave us LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and later revitalized the genre by creating Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees.  Ironically, neither man set out to be a horror filmmaker. Embed […]

Check Out This KORN / FRIDAY THE 13TH Mash-Up!

Horror movies and heavy metal are a fairly great match made in heaven… well, hell. So it’s always fun to see various mash-ups between popular horror franchises and metal bands. Here’s a totally bizarre, yet cool one. Ever think to mix a tribute to FRIDAY THE 13TH’s Jason Voorhees to the soundtrack of Bakersfield native […]

Five Awesome ’80s Toys in Tommy Jarvis’ Bedroom!

Originally played by Corey Feldman in FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER, young Tommy Jarvis is unquestionably one of the most beloved characters in franchise horror history, and the reason us horror fans love him so much is because, well, he’s totally one of us. As we learn in the film, Tommy is a big […]