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Films 

Virtual Reality Gets Too Close for Comfort in the Chilling Short “NightmARes!”

The three-dimensional, 360-degree virtual experience opens up all kinds of opportunities for immersive thrills. But every new form of technology comes with its own unique set of problems… and some are a bit more hazardous than others. This is the scenario of NightmARes — a short horror film directed by James Mansell. It involves a […]

Music 

Revisiting NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE – THE “LOST THEMES”

A few years ago, I made an independent horror documentary called NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE.  Every year around Halloween, it gets a new lease on life because a handful of horror fans embrace it as a holiday favorite.  That’s appropriate, because it’s basically a 90-minute celebration of the films that horror fans love […]

Films 

How To Dream Like WES CRAVEN

Wes Craven expanded the consciousness of the horror genre by literally following his dreams.  Some of the most memorable details in his films reportedly came to the filmmaker in his sleep—including the Beauty and the Beast motif in THE HILLS HAVE EYES, the snake-in-the-bathtub scene in DEADLY BLESSING  (later re-imagined in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM […]

Films 

Check Out These Awesome Mail Order Monster Masks Of Yester-Year!

I don’t know about you fiends out there, but every once in a while, I like to break out the old magazine boxes that house my old FANGORIA, Starlog, Comic Scene magazines and stroll down memory lane. Nowadays, you can pretty much find anything you need on the Internet, whether it be news, articles covering […]

Films 

Killer POV Pick Of The Week – NIGHTMARES

This week’s Killer POV pick of the week is one of those titles I have a vivid memory of, mainly because of the striking VHS box cover art. And although my timeline is completely off, I remember seeing that NIGHTMARES box art staring back at me on the shelf of my local video store and […]

Films 

Gift Guide: December 2015 Horror Blu-Ray Check List!

Here’s the thing. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a Blu-Ray fanatic. And there has never been a better time to track down and obtain some of our favorite horror and cult gems as there is now. So many terrific companies like Scream Factory, Severin Films, Synapse, Code Red, etc. are offering some […]

Films 

Scream Factory Weekend Wrap-Up!

Lots of fun announcement’s coming out from Scream Factory this week. Before we kick off this weekend, we figured we’d collect them all into one article and bring you back up to speed! First up, their release of NIGHTMARES! On December 22nd, 2015, Scream Factory brings you four tales of horror, complete with shocking twists that […]