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Films 

THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH! Let’s Kill Again Like We Did Last Summer

“Out of the sea THEY came …transforming a carefree, twisting and frolic-filled teen age beach party into a nightmare” of blood and tattered bikinis. Welcome to THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH – a “new” kind of cinema – the world’s first monster movie musical – or so the producers claimed. The year is 1964 and […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Contributor Michael Gingold

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 Michael […]

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 […]

Films 

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 […]

Films 

School’s Out! Five Fantastic Summer Horror Movies!

You did it! You made it through another year of grade school or high school or college! Now you get to snag sweet gig working for minimum wage at a Target or McDonalds for the summer while you wait for school to start up again next Fall. Well, not you grade school kids – you […]

Films 

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 

Celebrate Independence Day With A New Mini-Episode Of SHOCK WAVES!

Surprise! Despite being on a brief hiatus from full length episodes of the Shock Waves podcast, myself (Rob Galluzzo), Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek managed to get together and record a special mini-episode of Shock Waves in honor of the July 4th holiday. We chat a bit about THE PURGE franchise, “slasher” gem SLAUGHTER HIGH, […]

Films 

Did You Know JAWS 3 Was Supposed to be a Comedy?

The movie opens on a swimming pool in Palm Springs. Peter Benchley has just finished writing JAWS 3 and is now enjoying a relaxing dip in his pool. A great white shark suddenly bursts out of the water and devours the legendary writer. It’s a strange way to open the third film in the JAWS […]

Films 

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 – […]

Films 

Director Jaume Collet-Serra Talks Giving Good Shark Value in THE SHALLOWS

Jaume Collet-Serra first made a splash by directing the Dark Castle productions’ HOUSE OF WAX and ORPHAN, and now he’s making a literal one in the open ocean with THE SHALLOWS. Opening this Friday, the film finds a young woman played by Blake Lively venturing to a secluded cove on a surfing trip, to clear […]

Films 

The 10 Greatest JAWS Rip-off Movies

To truly understand the impact of Steven Spielberg’s JAWS on the pop cultural landscape, one only need look at the number of cash-in films created in its wake. The decade following its release saw a staggering number of water (and land) – based terrors from both independent and established studios looking to scare up even a […]

Scary Fun 

Watch the World’s Most Epic Dad Turn His Four-Year-Old Into an Action Movie Star

This has been a pretty rough week for all of us, so I thought maybe I could do my small part to help by ushering a little awesomeness into your weekend. As kids, we’ve always imagined ourselves as our favorite movie, TV and comic book heroes when we’re playing with our toys (and by “toys” […]

Toys 

The Awesome MONSTER TRUCKS Toy Line That Never Was

We often don’t know the names of the men and women responsible for our favorite toys, but I can almost assure you that at some point in your life, you’ve played with something that was created by Mel Birnkrant. The legendary toy designer was the genius behind the beloved Trash Bag Bunch and the ill-fated […]