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A Horrific Urban Legend Comes Calling in the Horror Short INVOKE!

The perfect setup for a creepypasta often involves the appearance of a mysterious file via text or email — one which the story’s protagonist often mistakes for a message or joke from a friend, who then denies sending it. That’s why the 2017 short film INVOKE by writer-director Carlos Omar de León should hit all […]

It’s the DAY OF THE WOMAN with BJ Colangelo on SHOCK WAVES Episode 60!

Exploitation month continues on SHOCK WAVES, as hosts Rob Galluzzo, Ryan Turek, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane are joined by special guest — and frequent Blumhouse.com contributor — BJ Colangelo, author of genre blog DAY OF THE WOMAN, who kicks off the conversation with the always-controversial topic of “rape/revenge” cinema. Also in this week’s news: […]

Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Spinning Some Damn Fine Cuts From The Crypt!

On this special BONUS episode of Shock Waves, join your host Rob Galluzzo and special guest Tony Giles from The Damn Fine Network as they spin a series of horror themed soundtracks and score music! You can expect the sweet sounds of John Carpenter, to classic Italian themes from DEMON and ZOMBI 3, to TV […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Behind the Scenes of EXTREMITY with Director Anthony DiBlasi

Previously in this column, the writing team of Scott Swan and David Bond revealed details about a film that looks to be the ultimate word on the “extreme haunt” trend — appropriately titled EXTREMITY. They also revealed that one of my favorite genre filmmakers, Anthony DiBlasi (LAST SHIFT, MOST LIKELY TO DIE), would be helming the […]

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Short Film THE EEL is a Journey Into Mind-Bending Tentacle Horror

It’s time once again to take a hard left turn on our journey through the world of extreme cinema and its many twisted forms… and they don’t make ‘em much twistier than Dominic Hailstone’s 2004 short THE EEL, which manages to conjure more nightmares per second than half a dozen full-length features combined. The five-minute […]

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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 […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Writers David Bond & Scott Swan Are Changing the Rules of Horror

The mission of this column is to challenge your definitions of horror film — and even the nature of cinema itself as a transgressive art form. That means not only shining a light on disturbing, challenging productions operating deep beneath the surface of what we consider mainstream [here are six prime examples], but also offering […]

This Week On SHOCK WAVES, We’re Talking Social Commentary And Political Horror!

This week on Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry, Ryan Turek, and special guest co-host Brea Grant (BEYOND THE GATES, DEAD AWAKE, HALLOWEEN 2) as the group analyze social commentary and political horror in the genre! But first, the latest horrors! Bekah checked out the 80’s horror anthology DEADTIME STORIES […]

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David Gordon Green, Danny McBride Will Direct/Write The New HALLOWEEN Movie For Blumhouse!

It’s been a while since it was announced that Blumhouse Productions would be making the next HALLOWEEN film. It takes time to find the right team of filmmakers with a unique vision that will be able to do the franchise justice. But, John Carpenter himself, who will be exec-producing and consulting on the film, hopped […]

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Nothing Can Prepare You For THE TRUMP, A Parody Of John Carpenter’s THE THING!

Look – times are pretty tense these days, especially politically. But at the same time, we really, really could all use a bit of levity. And the thing is this: someone actually took the time and effort to digitally put Donald Trump into John Carpenter’s masterpiece THE THING as the title creature. You have to applaud that […]

Post-HALLOWEEN Report, Horror TV and Anthologies Talk & More On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

In the first part of episode 24 of the SHOCK WAVES podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, every reports back on their Halloween. Rob celebrated with a handful of horror anthologies including John Carpenter’s BODY BAGS, DEADTIME STORIES and […]

Twisted Tales And Cronenberg Talk With The Soska Sisters On This Week’s SHOCK WAVES!

We’ve got yet another packed-to-the-gills episode of the Shock Waves podcast for you with the recently unleashed episode 7! This week, your hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and (yours truly) Rob Galluzzo kick off the show by fielding listener questions from our Facebook and Twitter feeds. We delve into various horror topics including favorite films, […]

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Michael is Coming Home! Blumhouse is Co-Producing the New HALLOWEEN — With John Carpenter Onboard!

Just like its unstoppable villain Michael Myers, it seems the HALLOWEEN film franchise — which launched in 1978 with John Carpenter’s original classic and spawned seven sequels as well as a remake with its own sequel — was destined to come back to life again. We’re thrilled to announce that Michael has found a new […]

Get The Inside Story Behind SCREAM FACTORY With SHOCK WAVES: Episode 2!

The Blumhouse.com Podcast Network was officially launched last week with our “all horror” show Shock Waves, hosted by Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane. Today, we’re proud to present episode 2 with very special guests Jeff Nelson and Cliff MacMillan from Scream Factory! But first, the latest horrors! Our hosts kick off the show […]

Celebrating 10 Years Of Hyaena Gallery!

We’ve given a lot of love and coverage to Hyaena Gallery here on Blumhouse.com. And rightfully so, as it’s one of the few places in the Los Angeles area that manages to capture all the things we love about the genre and encompasses them through art and visual expression. Over the years, they’ve featured true […]