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Films TV 

Watch the SHOCK WAVES Crew on Hulu’s New Series FRIGHTS AND INSIGHTS!

During this year’s “Huluween” festivities, the popular streaming service is handing out some fun-size holiday treats (no tricks necessary!), featuring your favorite Blumhouse.com alumni! Genre guru Rob Galluzzo is currently hosting the newly-launched FRIGHTS AND INSIGHTS series, in which Mr. G chillaxes in the screening room with the creators and stars of Hulu’s “Now Screaming” […]

Films Scary News 

This Pint-Sized Pennywise Cosplay is Both Adorable AND Terrifying

A tiny new incarnation of the world’s scariest clown is somehow making the entire internet scream “Awwww…” and “AAAAAHHHH!” at the same time. But whether you feel like running in terror or giving this little guy a hug (choose wisely), I think three-year-old Louie Tilghman would take the top prize in just about any costume […]

Films 

THE JESTER Has a Deadly Trick Up His Sleeve in This Chilling Short

Ready for a little taste of Halloween in July? No problem! THE JESTER can deal you in… but the stakes in his game are higher than you think. Directed and co-written by Colin Krawchuk and the filmmaking team of MakeDo Entertainment, this slick and stylish short is more of a tone poem than a narrative […]

Films 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Getting To Know Your Host Ryan Turek

On this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, your host Rob Galluzzo interviews fellow co-host Ryan Turek to give listeners a bit more insight into the tastes of the current head of development over at Blumhouse Productions. Ryan dishes the dirt on his top 5 desert island horror movies, first genre celebrity encounter, horror dates, […]

Nine Useful Life Lessons (Courtesy of Jigsaw’s Deadliest Traps)

If you’re a SAW fan like me, you’re already quite familiar with the franchise’s main theme. Sure, to the uninitiated viewer, it would seem creative deaths and so-called “torture porn” are the only things these films have to offer — but I’m sure no one can deny that SAW is probably one of the most consistent […]

This Horrifying Little Girl Is the Freakiest Thing You’ll See Today

You’re probably looking at this photo and thinking, “What’s so scary about an adorable pigtailed child?” Well, all I can say to that is… look closer. Look into those glassy, hollow eyes… behold that sunny grin that’s just a bit too wide… and then the uncomfortably adult muscle definition of the neck and shoulders. This […]

Films 

Horror Icon Ken Foree Is Back In THE MIDNIGHT MAN!

Growing up as an impressionable genre fan, it’s always fun when you get to that point where you start to recognize certain actors’ faces in various horror movies. For me, I remember at age 14 sitting in a theater for LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III, and having my little mind blown by this bad-ass named Benny […]

Films 

CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Writers David Bond & Scott Swan Are Changing the Rules of Horror

The mission of this column is to challenge your definitions of horror film — and even the nature of cinema itself as a transgressive art form. That means not only shining a light on disturbing, challenging productions operating deep beneath the surface of what we consider mainstream [here are six prime examples], but also offering […]

Films 

What’s Under Your Sofa Right Now? Watch the Short DO WE PLAY and Find Out!

You’re never too old to play a little game of hide-and-seek, but this nightmarish three-minute horror film from award-winning filmmaker Tony Morales will make you more cautious about whom you choose to play with… assuming they haven’t already chosen you first. Once I saw stylish and spine-tingling DO WE PLAY, an entry in Spain’s 15th […]

Films 

A How-To-Play Guide To John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Theme

John Carpenter is not only famous for laying down the framework for the slasher film, but he is also an iconic music composer. In fact, the master of horror composed and performed one of the most suspenseful movie scores in existence. And it is actually a simple tune to learn without any prior music knowledge. […]

Films 

David Gordon Green, Danny McBride Will Direct/Write The New HALLOWEEN Movie For Blumhouse!

It’s been a while since it was announced that Blumhouse Productions would be making the next HALLOWEEN film. It takes time to find the right team of filmmakers with a unique vision that will be able to do the franchise justice. But, John Carpenter himself, who will be exec-producing and consulting on the film, hopped […]

Films 

Exclusive Clip: Here’s A Taste Of Vampire Sequel STAKE LAND II!

STAKE LAND II may have made it’s television debut on Syfy last Halloween season, but the fine fiends over at Dark Sky Films are giving it a proper Blu-Ray and DVD release next week on February 14th, because nothing says romance like a post-apocalyptic vampire sequel! For those of you that do the whole VOD […]

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 […]