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5 Terrifying Japanese Legends that will Give You Nightmares!

I find Japanese folklore and legends to be some of the most fascinating…and frightening. Here are five of the most terrifying Japanese legends. Teke Teke (pictured above) A young school girl on her way home fell on a railroad track. She was cut in half by a train and died. Returning later as a vengeful spirit, […]

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THE RING is Based on Two Horrifying (Supposedly Real) Japanese Legends! [VIDEO]

The newest installment in THE RING franchise, RINGS, is releasing to theaters this weekend on February 3rd. But did you know the terrifying ghost from THE RING series, Samara, is based on two Japanese legends? Check out the video below to learn about the frightening ghost stories that influenced this epic film series.

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These SCARY Window Decal Faces SHOULD Discourage High Beam Usage!

Have you ever been on the road and have some jerk just rev and ride up your ass, then start flashing their high beams at you? What’s the rush?! Well, apparently this scenario happens all too often in China, and one company has come up with a fairly reasonable solution. How ’bout we scare the […]

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Kayako From THE GRUDGE Has An Instagram Account

Here at the Blumhouse.com offices, we’re huge fans of Japanese horror and in particular, both the original THE RING and THE GRUDGE franchises. So naturally, like a lot of you out there, we’re beyond excited for this summer’s showdown between their lead specters. SADAKO VS KAYAKO opens in Japan on June 18th, and we’ve already […]

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People Are Straight Up Scared Of Sadako In These RING Pranks

Earlier this week, I revisited the original Japanese RING movies, RINGU and RINGU 2 for my weekly edition of “Double Take.” It brought me right back to that era of vibrant scary Asian cinema that was coming out in the late 90’s / early 2000’s. And naturally, where there’s any spurt of creativity, Hollywood is […]

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HORROR IN THE FLESH: A History of Horror Theatre

We’re thrilled to welcome back to Blumhouse.com guest contributor Graham Skipper, star of the films ALMOST HUMAN, TALES OF HALLOWEEN and the upcoming THE MIND’S EYE and BEYOND THE GATES, also known on stage as Herbert West in RE-ANIMATOR: THE MUSICAL. When we discuss the horror genre, more often than not we are talking about horror films. […]

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Behold This Terrifying SLIT-MOUTHED WOMAN Prank!

This is easily one of the most random, bizarre and terrifying video pranks concocted! Have you ever heard the urban legend of the “Slit-Mouthed Woman,” aka Kuchisake-onna? The super condensed basic gist of it is she is a woman who was mutilated by her husband and later returns as a malicious spirit. According to the urban legend, […]