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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 

Mick Garris, John Landis, And Joe Dante Talk Politics In Horror On POST MORTEM!

A few weeks back, we told you about the launch of Podcast One’s new horror interview show POST MORTEM, hosted by Mick Garris. He kicked it off with a great, candid chat with Rob Zombie, and now the second episode has just dropped with John Landis and Joe Dante where the “masters of horror” discuss […]

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 

The Horror Sequels We Never Got (But Should Have)

Sequels are a divisive slice of cinema but in the realm of horror, fans have had their fair share of them. Perhaps more than any other genre, horror is known for pumping out sequel after sequel to popular franchises such as A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, HALLOWEEN and FRIDAY THE 13TH. Even lesser known series […]

Films 

School’s In Session! Mick Garris Interviews Joe Dante For POST MORTEM!

I love filmmaker interviews. But they’re even better when it’s one friend and colleague from the horror genre chatting with another. No one does it better than Mick Garris, the creator of the “Masters Of Horror” series, and director behind several Stephen King adaptations, and most recently on television shows such as DEAD OF SUMMER, RAVENSWOOD […]

Music 

Gift Guide: Our Holiday Horror Vinyl Recommendations!

‘Tis that time of year again! It’s the holidays! And while most of us are celebrating in our own unique ways, more than likely by marathoning Christmas horror films, we are living in glorious times when it comes to soundtrack releases. In fact, if you’re having trouble figuring out a good gift for the horror […]

Films Scary Fun Toys 

Photo Gallery: Son Of Monsterpalooza Slays Burbank Yet Again!

Twice a year, MONSTERPALOOZA, the brainchild of Eliot Brodsky, descends upon Southern California like a dark cloud that attracts like minded horror fanatics and monster enthusiasts to celebrate their love of the macabre. The main event is usually scheduled for the spring, but come mid-September, Burbank is treated to “Son of Monsterpalooza,” the slightly smaller […]

Films 

Terror In THE ‘BURBS: 5 Reasons Joe Dante’s Classic Comedy is a Genuine Horror Movie

Few things are as terrifying as the paint-by-numbers conformity of suburbia — but what if there’s something even more sinister lurking in the background? Joe Dante explores this idea in his genre-defying 1989 classic THE ‘BURBS. Although loaded with laughs and starring Tom Hanks — who, while a fan favorite, isn’t exactly known for horror […]

Toys 

The 5 Most Valuable Funko POP! Horror Toys

They’re cute. They have big heads. And they’re EVERYWHERE. Over the course of the last couple years, Funko’s line of POP! vinyl toys has more or less taken over the world, to the point that the loveable little dudes and dudettes should probably have their own movie deal. The vinyl figures can be found even […]

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 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 […]

Toys 

Blood in the Forecast: Horror Movie Snow Globes!

Snow globes are undoubtedly more synonymous with Christmastime, grandma’s house, and cheerful tidings than they are horror movies, so you probably wouldn’t expect those two very different things to come together all that often – if ever. But sometimes, wonderful and magical things happen out there in the world. And horror movie snow globes, you […]

Toys 

The 10 Coolest Horror Toys Coming in 2016

As we highlighted here on Blumhouse last week, 2015 brought some pretty awesome horror toys into our collections. Thanks to companies like NECA and Funko, there has truly never been a better time to be a horror fan who collects toys – you’re never too old! – and one thing is certain when looking ahead […]