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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 […]

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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 […]

Prepare for PERCEPTION: A First-Person Horror Game With a Blind Protagonist

I’m psyched for PERCEPTION. The upcoming first-person horror game from The Deep End Games features a remarkable gameplay twist: the main character is blind. You play as Cassie, a sightless woman who navigates through the haunted estate on Echo Bluff using echolocation — the sonar-like ability to “see” objects through reflected sound. That would be […]

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The True Story Behind the Legendary “Lost Ending” of THE SHINING

Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING has one hell of an ending: maniac Jack Torrance’s frozen grimace, followed by the slow push-in on the antique photograph on the Overlook Hotel wall, is one of the most memorable one-two gut-punches in film history. But Kubrick’s original version of the film included another scene inserted between these two iconic […]

Check Out This Amazing Artwork from Larry Fessenden’s Wendigo Book SUDDEN STORM!

Fans of independent horror should know the name of Larry Fessenden for his indelible contributions to the genre — from his personal feature debut HABIT, to his roles (on both sides of the camera) in productions by other talented filmmakers (most recently his unforgettable performance in Ted Geoghegan’s WE ARE STILL HERE), to his production […]

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Unlock a Bloody Hidden Clip From Eli Roth’s Interactive Slasher CHAINSAW!

Billed as an “interactive digital story,” CHAINSAW is coming soon to the recently-launched digital network CryptTV. Co-founders Eli Roth and Jack Davis, in a partnership with Blumhouse Productions and Culprit Creative, want to give you a terrifying preview… and invite you to take part in controlling the story’s outcome. The project involves an ominous, hulking maniac […]

New York Comic-Con 2015: The Coolest Exclusive Horror Toys!

It seems like very few weekends go by where Wizard World isn’t hosting a Comic-Con somewhere in the country, but the two big ones are undoubtedly San Diego Comic-Con, in the summer, and New York Comic-Con, in the fall. This past weekend, thousands of fans packed into New York’s Javits Center to take in the […]