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THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: Is This VR Horror Game Too Terrifying to Finish?

Horror is virtual reality’s killer app, and developers are creating virtual-reality experiences designed to put you in the middle of the most terrifying situations imaginable. For example, there’s THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: an interactive VR short story that puts the player deep inside a nightmarish urban legend. Out now on the Oculus Rift and loosely based on […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun TV 

Revisiting CANDLE COVE: The Scariest Children’s Show of All Time?

I once introduced many of our readers to the eerie world of creepypasta with a brief overview of the most well-known viral tales and legends, and among those entries, I discussed the horrific web legend of CANDLE COVE — a mysterious and disturbing children’s TV show which has since become one of the most widely-shared […]

Films 

Get an Even Closer, MORE Horrifying Full-Size Look at IT’s New Pennywise!

It’s turning out to be a good week (and maybe a sleepless night or two) if you’ve been craving new updates on the mammoth big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT from MAMA director Andrés Muschietti. Just this morning, we shared some amazing, clue-filled images from Muschietti’s own Instagram account (which includes a first look at STRANGER […]

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 

Watch the Terrifying New Trailer for Mike Flanagan’s OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL!

Need a quick jolt of adrenalin to get you through a grueling summer day? We’ve got a little clip that should do the trick better than a cold shower. The follow-up to 2014’s surprise box-office hit OUIJA is headed your way, with one of our all-time fave directors Mike Flanagan (OCULUS, HUSH) at the helm, collaborating […]

Films 

Check Out the Insane New Trailer for Joe Begos’ THE MIND’S EYE!

The highly-anticipated sophomore feature from ALMOST HUMAN writer-director Joe Begos now has an official trailer, which was unveiled today by Entertainment Weekly… and it’s completely bonkers. In a good way, of course. THE MIND’S EYE is an extreme sci-fi/horror tale (think an ultra-gory and dark twist on X-MEN) about a deranged scientist who wants to […]

Films 

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 […]

Comic Books TV 

Watch Episode 1 of Robert Kirkman’s New Horror Series OUTCAST — Directed by Adam Wingard!

Earlier this week we passed on some info from THE WALKING DEAD creator Robert Kirkman, whose latest comic adaptation OUTCAST is coming to Cinemax next month as a new supernatural horror-drama series. Kirkman recently took to Reddit to reveal some pretty amazing hints about what to expect from the show, which looks pretty damn creepy… […]

video games 

The Release of DOOM 2016 Reminds Us That Nostalgia Has Value

There’s nothing wrong with a little nostalgia, but basing our entire popular culture around it probably isn’t a very good idea. The occasional remake or reboot is undeniably fine, but if we continue to eschew original content in favor of repeated trips to an increasingly dry well, that’s all we’re going to get. Recycled ideas, […]

Comic Books TV 

WALKING DEAD Creator Robert Kirkman Talks About His New Horror Series OUTCAST!

Robert Kirkman is well-known to horror fans as the creator of THE WALKING DEAD comic and TV show. On June 3rd, another one of his comic books is coming to television: OUTCAST. The series stars Patrick Fugit (GONE GIRL) as Kyle Barnes, a man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Philip Glenister […]

Films 

Check Out the Nightmarish New Trailer for INCARNATE!

It looks like the arrival of an “arch-demon” might be raising the stakes in the demonic possession genre this Fall — at least if the first trailer for INCARNATE is any indication of what’s to come. A new feature production directed by Brad Peyton (SAN ANDREAS), produced by our own Jason Blum and released through […]

Music 

Radiohead’s “Burn the Witch” Reimagines THE WICKER MAN as a Creepy Kids’ Show

It’s been a long time since we heard new sounds from legendary UK gloom-rockers Radiohead, but their return to the musical arena doesn’t disappoint — and neither does the whimsically macabre stop-motion puppet video for their new single “Burn the Witch,” which puts a whimsical spin on a chilling classic of the occult. Taking a […]

Films 

Check Out the Ultra-Creepy New Trailer for THE DARKNESS!

Not long ago, we promised you more sinister surprises in the run-up to the May 13 premiere of THE DARKNESS, the supernatural epic from WOLF CREEK director Greg McLean… and today we’ve got a brand new trailer for you, which expands on the ominous supernatural elements hinted at in trailer footage from last month: THE […]