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Details Unveiled on Upcoming JASON GOES TO HELL Documentary

Within the horror community (or any group of fans, for that matter), it’s not uncommon for certain entries in a movie franchise to catch hell among one generation of audiences, only to experience a major reevaluation and revival many years or (more often) decades later. One enduring example is the FRIDAY THE 13TH film series, which […]

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Get a Sneak Peek at the First CREEPYPASTA Comic Anthology!

If you’re a serious fan of internet horror legends and lore, you’re probably familiar with the infamous Mr. Creepy Pasta — one of the most popular names in the viral horror and flash-fiction field. With co-founder Vincent V. Cava, Mr. Creepy Pasta (MCP) has grown an intense following since the genre’s early years, with a […]

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Capcom Offers Huge Cash Reward for Proof of “Real-Life Monsters”

Iconic gaming company Capcom has devised a pretty epic promotion for the recent launch of their new release MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD — they’ve teamed up with the UK’s Center of Fortean Zoology to offer a reward of £50,000 (around $70,000) for conclusive evidence proving the existence of one of 10 specific cryptids. The list includes […]

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The First Trailer for SLENDER MAN Sparks Instant Controversy

The most notorious name in the creepypasta universe is finally coming to the big screen this year… and we now have a gruesome peek at the first official trailer for the forthcoming Sony Pictures/Screen Gems release. [If you’re not up to speed on this ever-evolving legend, check out this link for more on Slender and […]

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I Was a Witness to the GET OUT “Garden Party Massacre!”

Nestled into the leafy hills of Universal City, CA lies a cul-de-sac called Colonial Street — a set of seemingly innocuous suburban houses which have served, over the years, as the location for shows like LEAVE IT TO BEAVER and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. It was against this backdrop that Universal Pictures decided (with no small amount […]

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Marilyn Manson’s Latest Instagram Videos Are Incredibly Creepy — Even for Him

Yeah, I know — it shouldn’t surprise anyone, myself included, to discover Marilyn Manson’s Instagram isn’t exactly packed with funny cat memes and touchy-feely inspirational quotes (although I must admit that would be kind of amazing). But, it would seem, the infamous shock-rocker — or at least his PR people — has been very busy […]

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Author Terry M. West Channels Political Fears in Apocalyptic Fable ALL OF THE FLESH SERVED

For many of us, each day’s news headlines bring another wave of anxiety as we look to an uncertain future, and as genre fans, we often divert our attention to tales of the fantastic — on the page or the screen — as temporary escape from the harsh realities of the world around us. But […]

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Blumhouse Staff Does the “Mannequin Challenge” — With Horrifying Results

If you’ve been following some of the latest variations on the “Mannequin Challenge” via social media lately, as a horror fan you might have wondered about the potentially scary applications for that kind of stunt… after all, the very concept of mannequins can be horrifying in itself, and the creepy frozen-in-time effect of these viral […]

The Release of DOOM 2016 Reminds Us That Nostalgia Has Value

There’s nothing wrong with a little nostalgia, but basing our entire popular culture around it probably isn’t a very good idea. The occasional remake or reboot is undeniably fine, but if we continue to eschew original content in favor of repeated trips to an increasingly dry well, that’s all we’re going to get. Recycled ideas, […]

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 […]

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The Five Scariest Real-Life Cults in Modern Times

Cults are terrifying. The idea that one person can convince dozens — or even hundreds — of people to take part in heinous crimes to serve some ludicrous idea that no normal person would consider rational makes my skin crawl. The following cults are all lesser-known than, say, the Manson Family or Jonestown, but are […]

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The Ten Most Haunted Places in India

Set in India, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR sees American mother Maria (Sarah Wayne Callies) desperate to reconnect with the son who died in a tragic accident. Of course, the only way to do this is through a haunted Hindu temple, and it wouldn’t be a movie if things didn’t go horribly, horribly wrong. In […]

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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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Larry Fessenden’s THE SHAPE OF THE WENDIGO

Fans of independent horror cinema not only know the name of Larry Fessenden, founder of celebrated production company Glass Eye Pix and writer-director-star of cult vampire classic HABIT, but they know his face as well: he’s appeared onscreen in dozens of horror projects — from Brad Anderson’s chilling SESSION 9 to the hit horror game […]