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TV 

5 90s Kids’ Horror Shows That Need A Reboot

If you’re a 90s kid like me (born in the late 80s/early 90s – sorry late 90s kids, you don’t count), then you know there were a ton of rad horror kids’ shows that came out that decade.  Saturday morning cartoons were not my thing. I lived for the horror show reruns that aired at […]

Scary Fun video games 

Player Beware! Looking Back at GOOSEBUMPS Game ESCAPE FROM HORRORLAND

For many kids born and raised in the 1990s, GOOSEBUMPS was their first taste of the horror genre. R.L. Stine’s successful book series spawned an equally beloved TV series, and led to a merchandising empire that wouldn’t be challenged until a certain scarred wizard came onto the scene. One of the inevitable multimedia avenues that […]

Films TV 

10 Kid Friendly Halloween Horrors To Watch With The Family!

At this point, you’re probably already overdoing it with the candy, decorations and horror movie marathons… but isn’t this what we live for all year long, anyway? While most people have curated their own 31 days of Halloween horror movie lists, or taken a cue from either the one I whipped up, Bekah’s, Elric’s or Greg’s, […]

Films Scary Fun 

Watch the “Dead Kids Club” Summon the GIVERTAKER in This Spooky New Short!

The Halloween hits just keep coming, and we’re just getting warmed up with our non-stop gallery of short, sharp and shocking films to add to your lights-out viewing playlist for October. Next up is GIVERTAKER, which taps into the spirit of the 1990s young-adult horror fiction phenomenon (including R.L. Stine’s GOOSEBUMPS), as you can clearly […]

Films 

5 MORE 3-D Titles Worth Owning!

If you’re familiar at all with my writing here on the website, you’ll know that I’m a huge advocate for the home 3-D experience. It’s been a few years now since I made the investment in a home 3-D TV and Blu-Ray player and I’m glad I did! It truly trumps the theatrical experience when […]

Films 

The GOOSEBUMPS Movie Is Nearly Perfect, Except For These 2 Things…

For me personally, GOOSEBUMPS (the books and show) were a bit after my time, so I knew nothing about R.L. Stine’s various horrific stories, or the property in general other than the very basics. So ideally, in regards to the movie adaptation fronted by Jack Black and helmed by Rob Letterman, I was the target […]

TV 

SO WEIRD: The Best Horror Kid’s Show That Everyone Forgot

The Disney Channel is arguably the most accessible of the stations geared towards children, but has always followed the trends and fads that boosted the ratings of all of their competitors. After the successes of shows like GOOSEBUMPS, EERIE, INDIANA, and ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?, The Disney Channel put aside the more traditional […]

Films 

We Need More Kid Horror!

When I was a kid, horror was everywhere. For the adults you had THE SHINING, CAT PEOPLE, MISERY and SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. For the teens there was FRIDAY THE 13th, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, EVIL DEAD and HELLRAISER. For we youngsters, there was POLTERGEIST, GREMLINS, BEETLEJUICE and MONSTER SQUAD. Everyone had something that could […]

Films TV 

PENNYWISE, TWIN PEAKS and THE FIRST OMEN – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Clowns. Everyone loves to hate clowns. But what do you do when you have to find the most hateful clown imaginable? That’s a question we’re going to talk about on this week’s Horror News Rundown, which features a casting announcements, casting conundrums, remakes, prequels, sequels and a whole lot of DOOM! Guess Who Joined the […]

Films 

GOOSEBUMPS 2 on the Way!

It was announced this morning via Hollywood Reporter that Sony is currently closing a deal with Rob Letterman and Darren Lemke, director and writer of 2015’s GOOSEBUMPS, movie to return and helm a second inclusion. The producers are reportedly returning as well. Though not a massive financial hit for Sony, GOOSEBUMPS did well enough on VOD […]

Music 

Waxwork Records Update On KRAMPUS, THE WARRIORS, EVIL DEAD 2 & MY BLOODY VALENTINE!

The frequency and quality at which Waxwork Records is putting out vinyl soundtracks is fast and furious! Which is cause for celebration for us fellow vinyl collecting enthusiasts. Waxwork co-founder Kevin Bergeron was the most recent guest on The Damn Fine Cast, a soundtrack-centric podcast co-hosted by our own “Talkin’ Tracks” contributor Tony Giles alongside […]

Films Scary Fun 

Creepy Fun: 5 Frightening Ghosts in “Family” Movies

In film, there is a common occurrence in which a fun, exciting, family movie will for a brief moment or two scare the living crap out of everyone watching. That bit in GREMLINS when Lynn Peltzer battles a gremlin in the kitchen is maybe the best-known example of this kind of thing. That scene is more […]

John Humphrey’s TOP 10 Horror Films of 2015!

Coming up with a best-of-the-year list is a surprisingly difficult task. What if I pick the wrong film? What if nobody likes me?? What if I actually did manage to forget the one movie you’re about to tell me I’m an idiot/should be literally killed for not including??? The stakes are high… All anxiousness aside, […]