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Films 

Hail To The King, Baby! Trailer For Larry Cohen Documentary KING COHEN Is Here!

If you look over the filmography of screenwriter and established director Larry Cohen over on IMDB, it’s fairly obvious that there’s no one else like him. This is the guy that gave us the satirical horror flick THE STUFF, directed a mutant killer baby franchise with IT’S ALIVE, penned the scripts for the rampages of […]

Films 

Editorial: MONSTER SQUAD’s Ryan Lambert On Conquering His Fears Of Horror!

What is scarier than Richard Nixon’s face? A rubber mask of Richard Nixon’s face. Or Jimmy Carter, The Devil, a clown, Dracula, Wolfman, Frankenstein’s Monster, The Mummy. I avoided all of the above as a kid. Halloween was a giant panic attack. I was terrified. I think I just thought it was so bizarre and […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: Which of These Horror Classics Has Been Remade?

Despite an increasing exhaustion with the trend, the continuous remaking of well-known films (usually the ones  that were seminal to Gen-Xers) persists. Many, many studios, resting comfortably on a bed of brand-name recognition, have forced us to re-watch, re-analyze, and reconsider just about anything even vaguely recognizable to a mass audience. It’s easy to see […]

Films 

SALEM’S LOT, PHONE BOOTH, CAFFEINE! The Unmade Projects Of Larry Cohen!

One of the great things about getting to sit down and chat with someone as profilic as writer/ director/ producer Larry Cohen is the wealth of stories he has to share! The man behind the IT’S ALIVE franchise, GOD TOLD ME TO, MANIAC COP and THE STUFF was kind enough to drop by as a […]

Films 

All Hail King Cohen! Writer/ Director/ Producer Larry Cohen Is On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Lots going on for Episode 18 of Shock Waves! First up, announcement: you can now pre-order the official SHOCK WAVES T-Shirt, courtesy of our friends at Cavity Colors! Get yours HERE! Your hosts Rob Galluzzo (that’s me!), Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, Elric and Rob get […]

Films 

5 Essential Larry Cohen Movies You Need To Check Out

On this upcoming Friday’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast, we are both humbled and honored to welcome writer/director/producer Larry Cohen to the show. The “master of horror” has such a long and vibrant career in the entertainment industry that it’d be impossible to narrow down his biggest achievements in a top 5 list. But […]

Films 

A Look Back At The Most EPIC Horror Franchise Teaser Trailers

Trailers are such an interesting aspect of the movie going process. They’re meant to entice us into seeing whatever new major movies the studios have got in store for us. But as is usually the case, most trailers give away too much! In an effort to get you down to the theater on opening weekend, […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Writer Stephen Johnson

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 […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

This Couple Made the Scariest Baby Announcement EVER

Most parents are a little scared when they have a baby… the Holts are terrified. Okay, so I totally stole that line from the spooky teaser for the 1974 movie IT’S ALIVE. But that might very well have been the inspiration for this brilliant mock trailer created by self-professed “horror movie nuts” Judy & Gavin […]