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Films 

CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Behind the Scenes of EXTREMITY with Director Anthony DiBlasi

Previously in this column, the writing team of Scott Swan and David Bond revealed details about a film that looks to be the ultimate word on the “extreme haunt” trend — appropriately titled EXTREMITY. They also revealed that one of my favorite genre filmmakers, Anthony DiBlasi (LAST SHIFT, MOST LIKELY TO DIE), would be helming the […]

Scary Fun 

Mondo Announces an Epic Board Game Based on John Carpenter’s THE THING!

It was only a matter of time before the masterminds at creative collective Mondo got on board (pardon the pun) with the movie-centric tabletop game craze — a trend which so far has spawned insanely cool board games like the slasher-flick-themed MIXTAPE MASSACRE and a game based on John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA… […]

Films Scary Fun 

Take a Creepy Peek at the Limited-Edition BABADOOK Book!

If it’s in a word or in a look, you can’t get rid of THE BABADOOK… but who’d want to get rid of it when it comes in such an attractive package? I’d give you an Amazon link so you could buy one for your own child, but the illustrated, 50-page pop-up picture book is […]

TV 

SyFy Launches a Terrifying New Trailer for Creepypasta Series CHANNEL ZERO

During my recent follow-up coverage on CANDLE COVE — one of the most chilling and infamous of all creepypasta tales to circulate the web — I mentioned that SyFy’s new creepypasta-based anthology series CHANNEL ZERO would be taking that particular tale as the source material for a six-episode narrative arc. SyFy has been keeping details […]

Scary Fun video games virtual reality 

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 […]

Scary Fun video games 

Play an Early Version of the Mega-Creepy Game WE HAPPY FEW Now!

If you’re anything like me, the E3 2016 trailer of trippy alterna-horror game WE HAPPY FEW resulted in a mini-stroke and a personal goal of playing it the second it is released. Well that second has come… sort of. Today, you can download and play an “early access” version of WE HAPPY FEW on Steam and […]

Films 

Rob Zombie Teases September 1 Preview Screening of “31”

In the run-up to his controversial, partially crowd-funded (and nearly NC17-rated) retro splatter epic 31, Rob Zombie has dropped a little tease via his official Instagram this morning: apparently, “super fans” will be treated to an advance theatrical screening of the film on September 1, far ahead of its official October premiere… Zombie has been […]

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 

Exclusive News and Gruesome Photos: a CALL SHEET for Murder!

Michael Walker, writer/director of the psychological horror films CHASING SLEEP and THE MAID’S ROOM, ventures into more extreme horror territory with CALL SHEET. The movie recently wrapped principal photography, and we’ve got exclusive info and a couple of grisly pics from the movie. A co-production of Pango Films and Backseat Conceptions, CALL SHEET is Walker’s […]

video games 

Horror Wins Big! The Ten Scariest Video Games of E3 2016

2016’s Electronic Entertainment Expo ended last week, and while every possible kind of video game was represented, horror was the big winner. Below is a list of ten horror games that really impressed us.  OUTLAST 2 Horror fans that played Red Barrels’ surprise hit OUTLAST were nearly universal in their praise for the claustrophobic, stripped […]

video games 

5 Reasons To Get Excited For the Arrival of DEAD RISING 4!

Capcom has released brand new details for DEAD RISING 4 at this year’s E3 conference in Los Angeles, California, set almost 16 years after the original DEAD RISING game, with protagonist Frank West returning to his roots in the good ol’ town of Willamette, Colorado. Frank will have to battle some hardcore new enemies this […]

video games 

We Got an Inside Look at Gameplay for FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

If you’re into horror video games, classic slasher classics, or just things that rule, I’m sure you’ve already seen the just-released gameplay video from FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME. If not, check it out below: Cool, right? But there’s only so much you can tell from a short video, so I caught up with FRIDAY […]

video games 

Gory Gameplay Footage From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Finally Revealed — Watch It NOW!

Attendees at the E3 Convention got a taste of slasher heaven today when game developers Gun Media unveiled the first-ever glimpse of genuine gameplay from their long-awaited FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME… and if the clip below is any indication, this may be the best thing to happen to the infamous franchise in a long time. […]