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Is DEEP BLUE SEA 2 Finally Shooting?

For those of you that have a special place in your heart for “shark” films or “sharkspoiltation,” you no doubt hold Renny Harlin’s 1999 flick DEEP BLUE SEA in extremely high regard. Sure, some of the CGI sharks are ridiculous, but there’s some incredible animatronic sharks in the movie, and it’s truly a fun ride, […]

Films Music 

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! We’re Playing Music Themes From Summer Horrors!

Are you ready for the summer? Your hosts Ryan Turek and Rob Galluzzo are! And for this special bonus episode of Shock Waves, the duo are playing their favorite music themes from “summer” themed horror movies. From the disco grooves of FRIDAY THE 13TH, to the sweet sounds¬†of “Angela’s Theme” in Camp Arawak, to the […]

Films 

What Would YOUR 5 Desert Island Horror Picks Be?

Have you had a chance to listen to the latest BONUS episode of the Shock Waves podcast? For this special segment, I sat down with co-host and head of development for Blumhouse Productions, Ryan Turek, to learn a bit about his horror background and tastes. Way back when we kicked off Shock Waves, my co-hosts […]

Films 

Holy Crap! Mandy Moore Is Trapped By Sharks In This 47 METERS DOWN Trailer!

What is it about “shark” movies that immediately excites us horror lovers? Is it simply the impact that JAWS has made on pop culture? Shark Week? The madness of things like SHARKNADO? Who knows? All I know is I love freakin’ shark movies, and it takes very little to get my interesting in seeing one. […]

He Is Legend: The Legacy of Genre Icon Richard Matheson

There are certain names within the world of classic horror that embody the genre and its essence: Stephen King, John Carpenter,Vincent Price… and of course, author and screenwriter Richard Matheson. Though he passed away in 2013, Matheson’s indelible influence on the genre continues to endure.   Stephen King, Anne Rice, Brian Lumley, Harlan Ellison, Neil […]

Films 

Check Out This Modernized Trailer To The Original JAWS!

JAWS is a masterpiece. I can’t even count the amount of times I’ve probably watched it. And it still gets me every time! So any variation on the original JAWS in any capacity, I’ll always welcome. Behind-the-scenes stills, new documentaries, books; you name it, I’m there. So, I love when fans take the initiative and […]

Real Life Scares Toys video games virtual reality vr 

We Had A Terrifying “Shark Encounter” In Virtual Reality With Playstation 4 VR!

Even if you’re a casual reader of my stuff here on the site, you may have gotten wind of the fact that I’m a huge advocate of the home 3D experience. I’ve written recommendations of 3D Blu-Ray titles here, here, here, and here. For my money, it’s just a better, more satisfying experience watching 3D […]

Films 

You Are What You Eat: Food in Horror Cinema

Horror films exploit the things we fear not only by the use of the horrifying creatures of our imaginations, but also at the most basic levels. Everyday occurrences that we often see as meaningless activities are quickly turned into something only our nightmares would think to torture us with. JAWS made us fear the beach […]

Scary Fun Toys 

Check Out the Twelve Creepiest (and Coolest) ReAction Horror Figures!

Towards the end of last year, Funko announced that the company ended its partnership with fellow collectible creators Super 7 in the creation of ReAction figures, leaving the latter to continue the line on its own. These smaller figures took stylistic inspiration from toys of the ’70s and ’80s, but covered a huge number of […]

Films Music 

Have You Ever Heard Dickie Goodman’s MR. JAWS?

It’s amazing to me how much Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece JAWS has remained an indelible part of pop culture, even some 40 plus years after its original release! A few weeks back, we posted a story about a “Bath Bomb” called JAWSOME, which when dropped into a hot bath will turn your water ocean blue before […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Take a Ride Through SAW and THRILLER with Horror Amusement Park Rides

Michael Jackson loved amusement parks. He was a regular visitor to Disneyland, had his own attraction there (Captain EO) and had his own amusement park at his home, Neverland Ranch. So I think he would approve of this French dark ride based on what is probably his most famous song, “Thriller.”¬† “Thriller” has quite the […]

Films Scary Fun Toys 

This JAWS “Bath Bomb” Will Turn Your Water Blue, Then Blood Red!

Here in Los Angeles, we’re fortunate enough to have a slew of horror-related shops all within the Valley. If you’re ever visiting town, be sure to walk up and down Magnolia Blvd in Burbank and you’ll stumble onto all sorts of spooky goodies. Case in point, I popped into Dark Delicacies last week, and wrote […]

Toys 

The 10 Coolest Horror Collectibles Black Friday Gift Guide

Welcome to the most insane shopping day of the year! Whether you’ve been in line for cheap TVs for three days or prowling the interwebs, today’s all about buying things! With that in mind, here’s a look at 10 of the coolest horror collectibles ready for you to buy or pre-order right now. Whether you’re […]