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ALIENS, FLATLINERS and SAW: LEGACY – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

There is a bit of a dead zone every July, when it seems like every major entertainment outlet is trying not to reveal any news because they’re going to try to announce something big at Comic-Con. So this week’s Horror News Rundown is a little shorter than usual, but we’ve still got some cool news […]

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How THE TERMINATOR Is A Successful Slasher Movie

At this point, THE TERMINTOR is something so ingrained in the pop culture subconscious, it’s impossible to imagine a time in which the concept seemed alien or farfetched to Hollywood. Every aspect of it, from the instantly recognizable theme music, to the intricately crafted time-travel script, to Stan Winton’s robotic exoskeleton design, to Arnold’s infamous “I’ll be […]

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Giving #RESPECT To Everyone’s Favorite Android, Bishop!

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. We’ve paid tribute to men, women and even dogs in […]

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Five Reasons Eli Roth Needs to Make THANKSGIVING

[Warning: NSFW content ahead!] Even horror fans who felt the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double feature GRINDHOUSE was a hit-and-miss exercise, there was almost universal praise for the mock trailers interspersed between the features PLANET TERROR and DEATH PROOF — all lovingly detailed, hilarious homages to low-budget exploitation oddities from famed directors like Edgar Wright (DON’T! ) […]

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Fox Announces Ridley Scott’s PROMETHEUS Sequel ALIEN: COVENANT

We knew for a while now that Ridley Scott was planning on expanding his PROMETHEUS universe with a proposed trilogy of films. And up until last week, director Neill Blomkamp was working on a new ALIEN sequel which would’ve continued from James Cameron’s ALIENS and brought back Sigourney Weaver as Ripley and Michael Biehn as […]

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Killer POV Pick Of The Week – Bob Randall’s THE FAN

This week on the Killer POV, we shifted the usual conversation from horror movies and delved into a discussion all about “literary horror!” It seemed only fitting considering our guest was Del Howison, the owner (along with his wife Sue) of Dark Delicacies, the premiere horror bookstore located in beautiful Burbank, California. Del’s also an author […]