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Watch Horror Films and Live: A Survival Guide

Every now and then, a random fact picked up very unceremoniously and unintentionally along the way can come in handy — for example, I once got a free cup of coffee because I knew what the capital of South Dakota was. It’s a fleeting but magnificent feeling of vindication when all that seemingly superfluous knowledge […]

Films 

VIDEO: The Long Lost Art Of The Movie Novelization!

Here is Wikipedia’s introduction paragraph to a what a “movie novelization” is. “A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic strip or video game. Film novelizations were particularly popular before the advent of home video, but continue […]

Films 

Feast Your Eyes On 2 New JAWS T-Shirts From Fright-Rags!

Really, if you’re looking for cool, good quality horror t-shirts with consistently unique and original art celebrating your favorite genre movies, very few do it as well, and with as much love & care as our friends over at Fright-Rags. It’s officially the summer. Most of us have got sharks on the brain, whether it […]

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THE REEF: The Scariest Shark Movie You May Have Missed

This year marks the 41st anniversary of JAWS, and the reality is that the “shark attack” sub-genre of horror has fallen pretty damn far since Steven Spielberg made us all terrified to step foot in the water. Countless copycats and silly B-movies that have come in the wake of JAWS have effectively washed away the […]

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A Double Dose Of 3D Sharks With JAWS 3D & BAIT 3D!

Ah yes! Like most people, I celebrated my 4th of July by revisiting the masterpiece that is Steven Spielberg’s JAWS. But a few days prior to that, to get in the spirit, I also finally rewatched its second sequel, the 1983 Sea World-set JAWS 3! In 3D! And since I knew it’d be part of […]

Films Scary Fun 

Slashback! Why JAWS 2 is Really Just a Slasher Movie with a Shark

Enjoying Shark Week, everyone? Well, far be it from me to steer the boat too far off-course while there’s prime fodder for my companion “Snark Week” theme. (If you’re wondering what that is, check out this in-depth thesis on the SyFy epic GHOST SHARK, and learn why you must drop everything and watch it immediately.) […]

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The HONEST TRAILER For JAWS Is Here!

We here at Blumhouse.com absolutely love what the fine fiends of Screen Junkies do on a regular basis. Their love of movies is evident in the content they produce, and even when they’re a bit snarky by nit-picking at movies with their “Honest Trailers” series, it’s done out of complete love! I mean, look – […]

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#RESPECT Goes To Marge From JAWS 2, Genuine Hero

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. Now, look – if I could, I’d pretty much dedicate […]

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Sequel Craze! Revisiting JAWS 2 And THE OMEN 2!

When it comes to planning these weekly double features, you always want to find two films with similar themes that will make for an entertaining 3 hour block. This column began primarily as an excuse to revisit original movies and pair them up with their remakes, a surefire way to decide if a remake truly […]

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6 More Horror Movies We Hope Come To Blu-Ray Soon

A few days back, we looked at 6 horror titles that have yet to make a debut here in America on Blu-Ray. Yesterday, we looked at 6 foreign horror classics, and today I’ve got 6 more genre movies that I’d love to see get the high def/special edition treatment. At this point, the major studios […]

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#RESPECT – Why JAWS Hero Chief Brody Is One Of Horror’s Biggest Badasses

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned bad-ass, that you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic heroes that keep us coming back for more. And who better to launch this column with than the one and […]