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Real Life Scares 

This Shocking Shark Footage Will Keep You Out of the Water Forever

Despite having just one calendar day left before Fall, folks in warmer seaside climates may be thinking about getting in one last swim before the temperatures finally start to drop… and those people should probably just skim right ahead and ignore this article completely. Then again, if you prefer to err on the side of caution… what we’re […]

Films 

The 10 Greatest JAWS Rip-off Movies

To truly understand the impact of Steven Spielberg’s JAWS on the pop cultural landscape, one only need look at the number of cash-in films created in its wake. The decade following its release saw a staggering number of water (and land) – based terrors from both independent and established studios looking to scare up even a […]

Real Life Scares 

Surfer’s GoPro Captures Shocking Footage of a FLYING Great White Shark!

Southern California Surfers Drew Palumbo and Ben Slayback like to shoot drone and GoPro videos of their aquatic adventures. But last week, Palumbo caught a terrifying glimpse of something the pair had never seen in person before… and they’d probably prefer never to see it the same way again. While surfing last Monday off Sunset […]

Films 

#RESPECT Goes To Marge From JAWS 2, Genuine Hero

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. Now, look – if I could, I’d pretty much dedicate […]

Real Life Scares 

Close the Beaches! JAWS-Sized Shark Sighted Near Australian Shores

“It’s a twenty-footer,” says awestruck oceanographer Matt Hooper, when the elusive Great White finally reveals itself in one of the most memorable moments from JAWS. “Twenty-five,” counters crusty shark hunter Quint. “Three tons of him.” Of course, it’s only a movie, and a shark with those monstrous measurements couldn’t possibly exist in nature… oh, wait. […]

Films 

Part 2! INTERVIEW with Dave Sheldon: The History of Edward Montoro and Film Ventures International

Yesterday, we began our interview with writer Dave Sheldon on the legacy of Film Ventures International and notorious producer Edward Montoro. Check it out part one here- http://www.blumhouse.com/2015/11/02/interview-with-dave-sheldon-the-history-of-edward-montoro-and-film-ventures-international-makers-of-great-white-grizzly-and-more/ Let’s continue with the history on the lawsuit surrounding GREAT WHITE and the failed attempt at GRIZZLY 2. GRIZZLY 2: THE CONCERT In 1985, Montoro tried to recapture the […]

Films 

INTERVIEW with Dave Sheldon: The History of Edward Montoro and Film Ventures International, Makers of GREAT WHITE, GRIZZLY, and More!

GRIZZLY, GREAT WHITE, and ANTHROPOPHAGUS. Besides their prestigious placement in the annals of VHS horror culture, none of the films would have been possible without the help of B-movie producer/distributor and founder of Film Ventures International, Edward L. Montoro.  But while creating some legendary titles in the horror industry, Montoro and FVI were also notorious […]