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Films 

George A. Romero Wrote a Zombie Noir Film Called ENOUGH OF THE DEAD!

In 1968, George A. Romero cobbled together a low budget horror movie about corpses that came back to life and started eating people. It sounds absurd when you put it like that – probably because that’s exactly what it is – but the idea gradually took hold of the imaginations of audiences and filmmakers everywhere. […]

TV 

Live Through THE WALKING DEAD At Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights!

Not only has THE WALKING DEAD become a huge part of pop culture, but it’s also been a very prominent aspect of Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights for the last couple of years now. On some years, it’s acted as one of the horror mazes at the park. Other times it’s been featured as a part […]

Films 

Analyzing George A. Romero’s Evolution Of The Dead

These days it’s hard to believe that cinematic zombies were created by one filmmaker.  George Romero has made it clear that never set out to invent “zombies.”  To him, zombies were the wide-eyed, lumbering voodoo victims in old Bela Lugosi movies.  The reanimated corpses in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, on the other hand, were […]

Films 

Even MORE Final Entries In Horror Franchises

As we all know, even when a horror sequel has got the word “FINAL” somewhere in the title, it’s never really the end. Sometimes, a new beginning emerges, or perhaps a reboot or versus movie. Any way you slice (and dice) it, when it comes to our beloved movie maniacs, they’ll always be back. But […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Writer Joseph Maddrey

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

Films 

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 […]

Films 

Got To Give Our #RESPECT To The One & Only Morgan Stewart

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And once again, I’m dipping into a comedy that features […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Post Production Coordinator Jason Rostovsky

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

Films 

6 More Horror Movies We Hope Come To Blu-Ray Soon

A few days back, we looked at 6 horror titles that have yet to make a debut here in America on Blu-Ray. Yesterday, we looked at 6 foreign horror classics, and today I’ve got 6 more genre movies that I’d love to see get the high def/special edition treatment. At this point, the major studios […]

Films 

Resurrecting IT, Stephen King’s Killer Clown From Outer Space

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, Pennywise the Dancing Clown probably haunted your dreams…. And your ears probably perked up a few days ago when producer Roy Lee teased the return of Stephen King’s iconic monster.  Lee said he is developing a feature film adaptation of King’s novel IT that will be […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Franchises We’d Love To See As Comic Books

Growing up, my two greatest loves were horror movies and comic books. So when Marvel very briefly flirted with doing a series based on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, it was nirvana for me! (Read all about it here.) Although cancelled after 2 issues, other comic companies in the early 90’s picked up the mantle […]

Films 

7 Great Zombie Movies Without Zombies

No horror movie scenario is more ubiquitous these days than George Romero’s zombie apocalypse.  While most horror fans know that Romero didn’t conceive his living dead as “zombies”—zombies, to him, were the voodoo slaves of Bela Lugosi in poverty row quickies like WHITE ZOMBIE and KING OF THE ZOMBIES—fewer realize that the filmmaker doesn’t believe his […]

Films 

From Splatter To Star: 5 Of Tom Savini’s Best Performances

Tom Savini is so, so many things. Sure, he’s the Godfather of Gore, the gutsy effects master that redefined splatter and severed limbs for an entire generation of filmgoers with his work in DAWN OF THE DEAD, FRIDAY THE 13TH, and MANIAC. And yes, he’s also an expert stuntman and director who, with his own […]