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How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

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BEYOND THE GATES Director Jackson Stewart’s Horror Recommendations!

Earlier this week, we welcomed BEYOND THE GATES director and co-writer Jackson Stewart onto the Shock Waves podcast! Having known Jack personally for several years, I knew the conversation would eventually turn to obscure horror gems. After all, the entire Shock Waves gang hold Stewart responsible for turning us onto the Thanksgiving “slasher” cult classic BLOOD RAGE! […]

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SHOCK WAVES Episode 29: Going BEYOND THE GATES With Jackson Stewart!

On episode 29 of Shock Waves, your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane welcome to the show very special guest Jackson Stewart, the director and co-writer of BEYOND THE GATES! Having known the hosts personally for several years, we dive right into a discussion of his earliest horror recollections, his experiences […]

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BURIAL GROUND – The Bonkers Movie You Have To See To Believe

As an avid horror movie watcher, and despite feeling as if I’ve seen it all, the thing I think that genre fans thrive on the most is discovering that one rare gem that they’d never seen before. As vast as your movie knowledge may be, there are always films that slip through the cracks and […]

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BEYONDFEST 2016 Report: THE BEYOND Live Re-Score With Fabio Frizzi!

What’s amazing about our beloved genre is that you don’t have to look far to find a great film festival, convention or event celebrating horror and cult cinema, both of the present and the past. At this point, there are dozens of top-notch, beautifully curated festivals all over the world; each shining the spotlight on […]

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BEYOND FEST Announces Full 2016 Slate – Guests include Paul Schrader, Kurt Russell, James Gunn, Ti West, RZA, and more!

Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the US, is excited to announce its full slate of 2016 programming featuring 27 events and 23 West Coast premieres of mind-bending movie madness. Presented by Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood’s famed Egyptian Theatre for 12 […]

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Here’s a Look at the New, Very Limited CAT IN THE BRAIN Theatrical Poster!

Lucio Fulci’s gory meta movie CAT IN THE BRAIN is currently making its way through theatrical rerelease across the U.S. courtesy of Grindhouse Releasing. The company came up with a special poster exclusively to accompany the big-screen play, which you can see below. “We only made a handful of these for the theaters; we’re not […]

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Blumhouse Asks: Who’s Your Favorite Zombie?

And now for something a little different. We here at Blumhouse love horror, and we love sharing our expertise with all of you, but we also want to give you a voice here at the site. That’s why we’re starting a new series called BLUMHOUSE ASKS, in which we ask you all a question on […]

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Five Controversial Films Prosecuted for Extreme Violence… or MURDER

As horror fans, we are no strangers to acts of on-screen violence, cruelty, and murder. The rest of the world doesn’t wallow in the grime we wallow in, and because of that they are perhaps a little more shocked by this imagery, willing to believe that it is real. Frequently, these films are censored or […]

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Does Classic Italian Eurohorror Have a Place in the Modern Genre?

The following guest editorial was written by Ted Geoghegan, writer/director of this year’s new horror sensation WE ARE STILL HERE, which premieres today on Blu-ray & DVD. While most would agree the modern slasher film was born in Canada with 1974’s BLACK CHRISTMAS, it rose to prominence in the United States, where, to this day, […]

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BEYOND FEST MADNESS! Fabio Frizzi Live! EVIL DEAD! BETTER OFF DEAD!

The 3rd annual Beyond Fest has kicked off over at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California and judging from the first 4 days, it’s off to a stellar start! While the event kicked off with a special screening of the new Tom Hardy movie LEGEND on Thursday October 1st, this writer wasn’t able to make it down until […]

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BEYOND THE BEYOND – We Talk Lucio Fulci with Bob Murawski!

If you’re even just a casual horror fan, then no doubt you’re familiar with the work of Lucio Fulci. And while everyone has their favorite of his filmography, no one can deny the power of THE BEYOND, which thanks to Grindhouse Releasing has just been given a beautiful, immaculate Blu-Ray release. A few days back, […]