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Films 

Eight Movies With Horribly Misleading Titles (And What To Watch Instead)

We’ve all been there: You’re scrolling through the titles at the local video store (well, more likely, Walmart discount bin and/or On Demand listing) looking for horror offerings and a great title catches your eye. You click on it and the movie that spills forth is nothing like what the title promised. There’s hardly a […]

Films 

HALLOWEEN FORGOTTEN: When Cannon Films Almost Made a Halloween Sequel

On October 30, 1981, HALLOWEEN 2 was released into movie theaters and terrified audiences enough to scare up $25.2 million at the box office ($62 million by today’s standards). At an estimated budget of just over two and a half million dollars, pursuing a sequel was a no-brainer for the financiers involved with the production. […]

Music 

Talkin’ Tracks – HALLOWEEN: The John Carpenter Years

In order to appease the gods, the Druid priests held fire rituals. Prisoners of war, criminals, the insane, animals… were… burned alive in baskets. By observing the way they died, the Druids believed they could see omens of the future. Two thousand years later, we’ve come no further. Samhain isn’t evil spirits. It isn’t goblins, […]

Films Toys 

Five HALLOWEEN Franchise Characters That Deserve Action Figures

Like all the main horror franchises, HALLOWEEN has gotten no shortage of love in the world of toys and collectibles over the years. NECA, Mezco, Funko, Sideshow, and McFarlane have each put their own spin on the many looks of Michael Myers, and NECA is particularly notable in this conversation for releasing the first (and […]

Films 

Once Again, #RESPECT To Tom Atkins, This Time As Sheriff Burke!

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 look, this isn’t the first time this man has […]

Films 

Second Stab: Five Movies That Deserved Sequels

If there’s one thing the horror genre is not afraid of, it’s sequels. We all have a love / hate relationship with sequels, we argue the merits of them and, in some cases, will claim that a sequel is superior to the original. Is the first FRIDAY THE 13TH anyone’s favorite? I know mine is […]

Films 

Fright-Rags KRAMPUS Wear Is Here! Coming Tues – Ugly Horror Sweaters!

Those fine fiends over at Fright-Rags are at it yet again! ‘Tis the holidays and this is the ideal time to start picking up goodies for your friends and loved ones. And what the hell? You might as well treat yourself to some gifts while you’re at it. For those steeped in their love of […]

Films 

#RESPECT – In Honor Of The Non-Myers HALLOWEEN Franchise Victims

Its Halloween week, which means everyone’s probably getting into the spirit by revisiting various (if not all) entries in the HALLOWEEN franchise. And we don’t blame you! But you know, even though Michael Myers has racked up an impressive body count over the course of 10 films, there’s actually a few HALLOWEEN franchise deaths he’s […]

Films Scary Fun 

HALLOWEEN Arrives Early With These New Fright-Rags Designs!

It may still be early in September but that doesn’t mean we can’t start celebrating Halloween now! Pre-order’s are now up on the Fright-Rag’s official website for a series of brand new shirts and baseball tee’s in honor of HALLOWEEN II and HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH! Based upon the 1981 sequel to John […]