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Films 

In Honor of George A. Romero, Check Out This “Masters of Horror” Documentary Segment

We’re all still reeling over the loss of George A. Romero. The man changed the face of cinema and pop culture with NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, which continues to have a huge influence on popular culture to this day. And as I mentioned on my personal Facebook page, as young budding horror fans, first we […]

Films 

A Tribute to George A. Romero: Father of Modern Horror

The grief you and I are feeling today is beyond measure, as the passing of legendary filmmaker George Andrew Romero impacts each of us uniquely — just as his iconic works have changed our lives and careers in so many different ways. Whether you’re a horror fan who grew up on Romero’s classics, a filmmaker […]

Films 

We Go Behind-The-Scenes of Synapse Films In SHOCK WAVES Episode 51!

Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, they report back from the recently wrapped Texas Frightmare Weekend convention, and the Friday Night Frights screening of LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III. Elric checked out A DARK SONG and SWEET, SWEET […]

Films 

Former Rue Morgue Editor-In-Chief Launching Documentary Series UNTOLD HORROR!

This is as cool as it gets. One of the things we, as horror fans, love to speculate on and debate is “unmade” horrors. For example, back when we launched the website on October 1st of 2015, we led off with a great article from Stephen Scarlata on the unseen creature designs for John Carpenter’s […]

Films 

6 More Great Horror Movies Now Streaming On Shudder!

With the advances in home theater set-ups and multiple digital platforms going live regularly, there’s no shortage of places online to consume your horror. Most stick with Netflix, while other’s take advantage of Hulu or Amazon Prime. A few weeks back, I wrote about how thrilled I was that Shudder has now been added onto Amazon […]

Films 

George A. Romero Wrote a Zombie Noir Film Called ENOUGH OF THE DEAD!

In 1968, George A. Romero cobbled together a low budget horror movie about corpses that came back to life and started eating people. It sounds absurd when you put it like that – probably because that’s exactly what it is – but the idea gradually took hold of the imaginations of audiences and filmmakers everywhere. […]

Films 

BEYOND FEST Premiered DAWN OF THE DEAD 3D… And We Were There!

Back in 2008, it was announced that producer Richard Rubinstein was in the early stages of converting George A. Romero’s zombie masterpiece DAWN OF THE DEAD into a 3D version. At the time, he had teamed with a Korea-based company called Stereo Pictures Media, Inc to test out several minutes of footage to see what […]

Films 

5 Reasons To Upgrade Your RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD Blu-Ray

At this point, as an avid horror movie collector, there’s a handful of titles that we’ve all bought several times over. You know what I’m talking about, right? Show of hands for anyone that’s picked up multiple copies of HALLOWEEN, THE EVIL DEAD, or THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE? Another title I think I’ve gotten on every format has […]

Films 

Analyzing George A. Romero’s Evolution Of The Dead

These days it’s hard to believe that cinematic zombies were created by one filmmaker.  George Romero has made it clear that never set out to invent “zombies.”  To him, zombies were the wide-eyed, lumbering voodoo victims in old Bela Lugosi movies.  The reanimated corpses in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, on the other hand, were […]

Films 

Ten Classic Horror Movies With Powerful Socio-Political Undertones

With the release of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, we’re about to return to one of the more challenging and unsettling horror franchises to deal with the concept of class warfare in a very literal sense. Where the first film presented the horrific downside of the false utopia presented by the New Founding Fathers, the second […]

Films Scary Fun 

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 […]

Films 

7 Great Zombie Movies Without Zombies

No horror movie scenario is more ubiquitous these days than George Romero’s zombie apocalypse.  While most horror fans know that Romero didn’t conceive his living dead as “zombies”—zombies, to him, were the voodoo slaves of Bela Lugosi in poverty row quickies like WHITE ZOMBIE and KING OF THE ZOMBIES—fewer realize that the filmmaker doesn’t believe his […]

Toys 

10 Awesome Action Figures of Female Horror Movie Icons

Much ado has been made in recent years about the lack of female characters on the toy shelf with movies like AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON and STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS leading parents and collectors alike to ponder why the female leads aren’t being represented in the same way as the males. The same can […]