The 13th Floor

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How to Make The Oft-Delayed FRIDAY THE 13TH Film a Success

It seems astounding that any studio would have relentless issues in bringing a new FRIDAY THE 13TH film to the big screen. Financially speaking the franchise has been an overwhelming success; 12 total films (this includes FREDDY VS. JASON) have garnered a worldwide box office haul of $445,239,523 and the 2009 reboot did $91,379,051 alone. […]

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6 Things I Learned While Moderating The PSYCHO Remake Commentary!

PSYCHO is unarguably a masterpiece, both in the filmography of Alfred Hitchcock, but also in horror & cinema history. And so, who would have the nerve to remake something considered a classic? Nowadays, it doesn’t seem like a big deal. BATES MOTEL recently wrapped it’s fifth and final season, and provided Norman Bates fans with […]

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RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke Will Score SUSPIRIA Remake!

Well, here’s a bit of news I didn’t see coming! Variety reports that RADIOHEAD’s Thom Yorke will be providing the score for the recently wrapped remake of SUSPIRIA directed by Luca Guadagnino. SUSPIRIA is, of course, based upon Dario Argento’s 1977 visual and cinematic masterpiece, which featured a memorable & indelible score by Italian rockers GOBLIN. […]

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Check Out The Trailer To DOBAARA, The Bollywood Remake Of OCULUS!

Whoa. This is so fascinating! A lot of times, these well-regarded, much talked about foreign genre films will be picked up and remade for American audiences. Personally, I prefer the original versions, but sadly, there are far too many general audience members that don’t want to read subtitles! (What’s the matter with you?!) But once […]

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FRIGHT-RAGS Unleashes Their New Collection Based On John Carpenter’s THE THING!

Those fine fiends at FRIGHT-RAGS are at it again! They’ve just unveiled their latest collection, a series of apparel in honor of the 35th anniversary of THE THING! Here’s the full press release! John Carpenter’s THE THING still resonates to this day, with unparalleled practical effects, themes of isolation, and memorable performances. Fright-Rags commemorates 35 […]

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Today, We Celebrate Harry Warden And MY BLOODY VALENTINE!

Well, today is the day. Where we connect with our loved ones and wish them a bloody Valentine! There aren’t a tremendous amount of options when it comes to Valentine themed horror movies, but I’m sure a lot of you will be celebrating the holiday that Harry Warden laid claim to with his bloody pick […]

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THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS Remake That Almost Was!

This week on episode 37 of the Shock Waves podcast, we had on very special guest Javier Gutiérrez, the director of RINGS, now in theaters. The discussion jumped around to various aspects of his career – from his early short films, to his impressive debut BEFORE THE FALL, to all the abandoned projects in between […]

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NAIL GUN MASSACRE Remake In The Works!

Well this is cool! We’ve just got word that Loyd Cryer, the founder of the Texas Frightmare convention (which Blumhouse.com will be attending this year, by the way) has teamed up with FX legend Rob Hall to remake the 1985 cult flick NAIL GUN MASSACRE. Here are the full details! Director Robert Hall (Laid To […]

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Five Horror Franchises That Really Deserve A Reboot

Some horror movies deserve a sequel, some deserve a prequel, and some even deserve their own TV series, but what about reboots? What about when you don’t just want to revisit a story, but when you want to build the foundation of an all-new franchise, and you don’t have quite enough material to warrant a […]

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American Remake Of I SAW THE DEVIL Still In The Works!

Here at Blumhouse.com, I give a lot of love to the cinema that’s been coming out of South Korea. It’s been the market where you can find some of the most unique, intriguing and dramatically terrifying stories. I’ve made my recommendations in previous articles both here and here, but the crown jewel to emerge in the […]

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You Can Thank Kanye West For Discovering The EVIL DEAD ’13 Director!

This week on the new episode of the Blumhouse.com produced horror podcast Shock Waves, we had very special guest Fede Alvarez, the director of the upcoming horror thriller DON’T BREATHE (in theaters August 26th!) and the 2013 remake of the classic EVIL DEAD. And one fun tid-bit came out of the candid conversation that kind […]

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The Bernard Rose FRANKENSTEIN Is The Modern Take We’ve Been Waiting For

When it comes to the legend of Frankenstein, I’m always cautious about any new project baring the famous creature’s moniker, if anything because there have already been so many re-interpretations of this same story. What could possibly be done now to make it different? Hell, it extends beyond film and into basic pop culture. Through the years, Frankenstein […]

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How Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone Ended Up Scoring John Carpenter’s THE THING

It’s been amazing to see the sudden renascence of the work of John Carpenter, not just as a director and arguably the “master of horror,” but in particular for all the music he’s composed for his movies. He’s currently in the middle of a world tour in support of his two albums “Lost Themes” and “Lost […]