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Prepare Yourself For The Horrors Of CLOWNTERGEIST!

Just when you thought nothing new could be done with the “scary” clown genre, some film comes along and completely proves you wrong. In this case, it’s the crazily titled… (wait for it…) … CLOWNTERGEIST! Seeing is believing, fiends. Check out the trailer which just debuted over on The Hollywood Reporter‘s site: According to THR, […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Real Stories Behind 5 Supposedly Cursed Horror Films

Even if horror films don’t frighten you, sometimes the “behind-the-scenes” production stories are downright chilling. It has long been thought that entire productions could be cursed going all the way back to Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And these production curses are still going on today. Here are some of Hollywood’s most popular cursed movies. POLTERGEIST (1982) The POLTERGEIST […]

Real Life Scares 

The Demon Murder Case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson

We, as humans, tend to like happy endings. We like when the bad guy loses. We like when the hero falls in love. We like when the kids are safe. From time to time, we’ll mix in a sad story to break up the pace, but let’s be honest – would STAR WARS be a […]

Real Life Scares 

The Clownpocalypse: Hysteria, Hype and Horror

I may not be the first one to utter the words “clowns don’t seem so funny anymore” (I’m pretty sure that happened decades ago), but this year’s massive resurgence in the bizarre phenomenon sometimes known as “clown trolling” — which was first widely reported as far back as 2013 in the UK, but has spiked […]

Films 

Look At This Freakin’ Clown! Indelible Clown Movie Moments

Coulrophobia. noun 1. an abnormal fear of clowns. A lot of people suffer from this above ailment. Thankfully, I am not one of them. But if you’re a horror fan and you suffer from a fear of clowns, then I can only imagine the combination of the two being complete nightmare fuel. Now available on Blu-Ray […]

Scary Fun TV 

Was the Monster from STRANGER THINGS Based on THIS Creepypasta Creature?

STRANGER THINGS has been the addiction of every sci-fi/horror fan for the past couple of weeks, myself included. The NETFLIX show oozes an unabashedly nostalgic feel of our favorite 80s horror and science fiction classics — from E.T. to POLTERGEIST to THE GOONIES — but also has some fantastic elements that give it a very unique […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Real Life Hauntings And Strange Cursed Movie Sets

You’re by yourself, working late at the office or on set.  You leave, walk back to your car and you’re clearly in your own world and not focused on your surroundings.  Do you ever have a feeling someone or something is there with you?  When you’re home alone, sitting in the dark with only your desk […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

5 Real Cases of Poltergeists in the USA

A poltergeist is a supernatural entity which causes physical disturbances. These can manifest as noises, temperature changes, or even the actual movement of objects. This is what distinguishes poltergeists from your standard haunting. The name itself comes from the German word “poltern”, which means to make a “sound” and the word “geist” which means “ghost”. […]

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Before CONJURING 2, There Was GHOSTWATCH: A Terrifying TV Special About the “Enfield Poltergeist”

I’m ashamed to say it took me almost a week to catch up with CONJURING 2 — hey, life happens — but once I emerged from the darkened theater (smiling, because it was an excellent film), I immediately headed home to dig out my DVD copy of a notorious early ‘90s UK Halloween TV special […]

Films 

James Wan Talks “Redefining Horror” in This New Promo for THE CONJURING 2!

With the highly-anticipated sequel to James Wan’s chilling blockbuster THE CONJURING less than two weeks away, the film’s promoters have assembled some pretty intense preview materials… for example, we recently shared some audio excerpts from the Warrens’ case files which may lead to a few sleepless nights. In a new follow-up promo uploaded today, CONJURING director Wan […]

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New THE CONJURING 2 Promo Includes the Warrens’ Terrifying Audio Recordings

James Wan’s much-anticipated sequel to his 2014 horror blockbuster THE CONJURING is just a couple of weeks away, but you can start having nightmares right now — thanks to a new promo featurette for THE CONJURING 2, which claims to include actual audio recordings from the archives of Ed and Lorraine Warren, the real-life demonologists […]

Films 

A Major Horror Misconception: There is No Indian Burial Ground in POLTERGEIST

Jared Rivet is a good friend of Blumhouse.com and a screenwriter living in Los Angeles. Principal photography on his first feature film has just been completed and his latest episode of Earbud Theater (“On The Line”) is one of the most listened to productions on the site.  He is also the monthly co-host of Dead […]

Films 

10 Reasons Why the Much-Maligned POLTERGEIST III is Worth Revisiting

POLTERGEIST III is a film that had a lot going against it from the get-go. It had half the budget of POLTERGEIST II: THE OTHER SIDE, Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams weren’t returning as Carol Anne’s parents, and Julian Beck passed away before he could reprise his memorable role as the evil preacher Kane. That […]