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THE WITCH Director & Star May Re-Team for NOSFERATU Remake!

It seems just yesterday the groundbreaking art-house historical horror epic THE WITCH scored global critical acclaim while landing on many horror fans’ Top 10 lists for 2016… but this recent news is likely to stir up even more controversy among genre audiences and film historians alike. Justin Kroll of Variety just announced award-winning director Robert […]

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Bonus SHOCK WAVES Episode! Strange but True Tales from Horror Movies

This week on a bonus episode of SHOCK WAVES, co-host Rebekah McKendry is joined by her husband David Ian McKendry to discuss some the legends and weird tales behind horror movies. Specializing in strange history and urban legends, Bekah and Dave explore the real story behind Wes Craven’s movie THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW, looking […]

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The Lost Horror Sequels That Should Have Been

There are two things we horror fans love; getting spooked and sequels! Why, if we had our way, every horror movie would have sequels! They would have so many sequels, released annually, that by the fifth one we would all complain about there being too many sequels! Then, when the studio stops making sequels because […]

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THE TRANSFIGURATION Trailer Offers A Unique Spin On The Vampire Genre

When it comes to the vampire sub-genre, I’m always interested when filmmakers attempt new and bold things. As seasoned horror fans, we’ve seen it all! But then something like Larry Fessenden’s HABIT will come along. Or a beautiful tale like LET THE RIGHT ONE IN. Or more recently, the black and white Iranian vampire flick […]

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The Banning of NOSFERATU: When Dracula Sued Count Orlock

In 1916 during the first World War, a young producer named Albin Grau was serving in Serbia. Stationed in a rural region, he heard local farmers telling stories about supposedly real vampires. Amused by the lore, Grau decided that after the war was over he was going to make a vampire film. Within a few […]

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From Page to Screen: Bram Stoker’s DRACULA — Five Key Differences

On May 26, 1897 Irish theatrical business manager Abraham “Bram” Stoker gave the world its most eternal literary character: Count Dracula. Since the time of its publication, the book, much like the Bible (which, coincidentally, also features the story of an eternal character), has never been out of print. Although not a bestseller upon release, […]

5 Things About AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, Episode 507 — “Flicker”

Rather than just recapping the most recent episode of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL, each week we are going to break it down into the most interesting, weird, delightful, and mind-boggling bits… like these! 1. Rudolph Valentino This week’s episode is steeped in old Hollywood history, and posits that silent screen legend Rudolph Valentino (and his […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Writer Gregory Burkart

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]