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Films 

Rounding Out “Exploitation Month” on SHOCK WAVES Episode 62!

Episode 62 now available! The whole gang, Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Rebekah McKendry and Elric Kane, are back to close out “Exploitation Month” on SHOCK WAVES! First up, the latest horrors! Rob reports back from the surprise premiere of VICTOR CROWLEY, aka HATCHET 4, as well as RE-ANIMATOR: THE INTEGRAL VERSION, BEYOND THE DARKNESS, BEYOND […]

Films 

5 Horror Classics You Can Now Stream On SHUDDER!

Have you been taking full advantage of your Shudder account? Do you have Shudder yet? If not, what are you waiting for?! It’s great! There are many ways to watch. You can subscribe online direct through Shudder.com. I subscribe through my Amazon Prime account, which is already hooked up to my living room television. It’s […]

Films 

Did You Know Of The Existence Of THE SHINING MUSICAL?!

Musicals have been around forever. But it seems in the last decade or so, the rise of musicals based on famous horror properties has become extremely popular. And in most cases, they turn what could be serious, dour, scary material into some hilarious parodies. I never found THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS particularly funny until […]

Films 

Brace Yourself! The EMPIRE PICTURES Blu-Ray Collection Is Coming!

A lot of us from the VHS and early DVD generation spent a good chunk of our spare time watching the wacky films of Empire Pictures! In fact, one of my most anticipated releases of this upcoming year is Daniel Griffith’s documentary CELLULOID WIZARDS IN THE VIDEO WASTELAND: THE SAGA OF EMPIRE PICTURES. (We chatted with […]

Films 

Listen To Adrienne Barbeau, Barbara Crampton On The 5/5/78 Podcast!

It’s the weekend! And if you’re looking for something to do, or something to listen to while commuting, or going about your weekend plans, we’ve got a podcast recommendation for you. Granted, you should be giving the Blumhouse.com-produced horror talk show Shock Waves a whirl, but if you’re looking for something else, might I recommend 5/5/78? It’s […]

Comic Books Films 

Stuart Gordon’s Unmade IRON MAN: When The “Masters Of Horror” Almost Made MARVEL Movies

As someone that grew up an avid reader of comic books, we are currently living in glorious times. Most of my favorites have all already graced the silver screen, and they’ll pretty much continue to do so for the next decade. But there was a time when it seemed like we’d never get a live-action […]

Real Life Scares 

Monsters Make News: Human Re-Animation, “Real” JURASSIC PARK and More Harrowing Headlines

It’s been quite the intense struggle keeping up with all the bizarre and horrifying things making the news lately (and that’s not counting political news, which is a horror unto itself), but as always, instead of hiding from things that creep me out, I tend to charge headlong into them. This week, of course, is […]

Scary Fun 

QUIZ: Which of These Horror Classics Has Been Remade?

Despite an increasing exhaustion with the trend, the continuous remaking of well-known films (usually the ones  that were seminal to Gen-Xers) persists. Many, many studios, resting comfortably on a bed of brand-name recognition, have forced us to re-watch, re-analyze, and reconsider just about anything even vaguely recognizable to a mass audience. It’s easy to see […]

Films Scary Fun 

YEAR OF FEAR 2017: Your Favorite Horror Icons Just Got a Whole Lot Sexier in Ama Lea’s New Calendar!

Looking to take the edge off your crippling existential terror while also keeping track of the passage of time?  Well, look no further, because Ama Lea’s YEAR OF FEAR 2017 calendar has got you covered! LA-based director/photographer Ama Lea has shot her fair share of genre greats including Wes Craven, Stuart Gordon, Kane Hodder, and the Soska Twins (to name a few), as […]

Films Scary Fun Toys 

Photo Gallery: Son Of Monsterpalooza Slays Burbank Yet Again!

Twice a year, MONSTERPALOOZA, the brainchild of Eliot Brodsky, descends upon Southern California like a dark cloud that attracts like minded horror fanatics and monster enthusiasts to celebrate their love of the macabre. The main event is usually scheduled for the spring, but come mid-September, Burbank is treated to “Son of Monsterpalooza,” the slightly smaller […]

Films 

THE TOXIC AVENGER, THE PREDATOR and The Return of RE-ANIMATOR – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

We’re back, and we’re just as scary as ever. After taking the week off to preview all the horrifying new films at the Toronto International Film Festival it’s time to delve right back into the world of disturbing new announcements, with casting news, cult movie remakes, unexpected franchise rebirths and a couple of creepy new trailers […]

Films 

Vestron Video’s 5 Coolest Horror Movie Promo Items

Long before Scream Factory, there was Vestron Video. If you were alive and renting during the VHS boom of the 1980s, you damn sure remember Vestron Video. Founded in 1981, Vestron was one of the dominant players in the industry throughout the decade, and the company’s iconic logo played before so many beloved ’80s horror […]

Films 

The Stuart Gordon / Arnold Schwarzenegger Horror Movie That Almost Was!

This week’s episode of the Blumhouse.com-produced horror podcast Shock Waves featured very special guests Joe Begos and Graham Skipper, the writer/director and star, respectively, of the upcoming indie Sci-Fi/Horror thriller THE MIND’S EYE. (Out August 5th on VOD and limited theatrical!) A little past the hour mark of the episode, the subject turned to someone […]