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Glass Eye Pix Presents: THE ART OF BECK UNDERWOOD

Last month, we celebrated the long-awaited premiere of a brand-new season of TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE — the intensely scary, sometimes hilarious and always entertaining audio drama series from indie horror icon Larry Fessenden, writer-director Glenn McQuaid, and production company Glass Eye Pix — by revealing a wickedly whimsical stop-motion animated promo sequence from […]

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We Attended Slamdance’s JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER Reunion Screening!

Slamdance Cinema Club continues its screenings of great fare, and this week was no exception when Hollywood’s Arclight Cinema hosted a screening of JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER. For those that missed this horror/comedy romp when it premiered back in 2007, it follows the story of Jack Brooks (Trevor Matthews), an angry young plumber who has […]

Music 

Music, Magick and the Movies: An Interview With URILIA’s Kristof Bathory

Several years ago, I made the acquaintance of Kristof Bathory, who at the time was the founder and frontman of the band Dawn Of Ashes. Originally an an electro-industrial group, DOA evolved through many permutations, ultimately fusing the hard electronic elements with extreme metal into a potent hybrid of apocalyptic intensity, often focused on themes […]

Apparitions Through the Ages: An Interview With Author Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton has been involved in nearly every aspect of writing — screenwriter, columnist, short story author, novelist — and currently she is the President of the Horror Writers Association. As of late, her ink-slinging has turned to nonfiction, including Savage Detours: The Life and Work of Ann Savage; The Cinema of Tsui Hark; A […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Writer Gregory Burkart

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Blum on the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY Phenomenon

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION. Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, has been an integral part of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise from the very beginning, when he guided Oren Peli’s low-budget found footage horror feature from obscurity to worldwide theatrical […]

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Larry Fessenden’s THE SHAPE OF THE WENDIGO

Fans of independent horror cinema not only know the name of Larry Fessenden, founder of celebrated production company Glass Eye Pix and writer-director-star of cult vampire classic HABIT, but they know his face as well: he’s appeared onscreen in dozens of horror projects — from Brad Anderson’s chilling SESSION 9 to the hit horror game […]

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We Interview GOOSEBUMPS Director Rob Letterman!

Nostalgia rules at the box office, but although films like TRANSFORMERS and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are making a mint off of our collective interest in kids stuff from the 1980s and 1990s, their filmmakers aren’t responsible for shoving every last part of their respective franchises into a single film. Rob Letterman’s job was quite […]

Films 

Jamie Kennedy Talks TREMORS 5: BLOODLINES

Michael Gross (TREMORS, FAMILY TIES) is back to battle Graboids in the fifth installment of the beloved TREMORS franchise, and this time he teams up with funnyman Jamie Kennedy (SCREAM, BOWFINGER) to save all mankind. Jamie caught up with Blumhouse to talk about “Ass Blasters,” Wes Craven and the appeal of deep-fried crickets… BLUMHOUSE: There […]

Meet The Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Editor Rob Galluzzo

It’s time for the next in a series of candid interviews with the staff of Blumhouse Productions, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for […]

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Meet the Staff: Ten Questions with Blumhouse Productions Founder/CEO Jason Blum

Today we proudly present the first in a series of candid interviews with the staff of Blumhouse Productions, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. What better way to get […]

‘Norman, Is That You?’ An Interview with PSYCHO: SANITARIUM Author Chet Williamson

In 1959 Robert Bloch released Psycho, a tale of terror that would forever change the face of literary horror. A year later his tale of the ultimate mother’s boy was turned into a classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Joseph Stefano. It wasn’t until 22 years later, in 1982, that […]