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The 10 Best Cinematic Living Dead Dolls

Mezco’s Living Dead Dolls continue to grow, including these brilliant and disturbing takes on film favorites. For as long as anyone can remember, kids have played with small, sometimes cuddly toy takes on humans. And since then, these playthings have offered plenty of scare potential for anyone who’s stumbled across those beady black eyes in […]

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THE RING is Based on Two Horrifying (Supposedly Real) Japanese Legends! [VIDEO]

The newest installment in THE RING franchise, RINGS, is releasing to theaters this weekend on February 3rd. But did you know the terrifying ghost from THE RING series, Samara, is based on two Japanese legends? Check out the video below to learn about the frightening ghost stories that influenced this epic film series.

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Samara Unleashed! TODAY Co-Host Natalie Morales Surprised In Perfectly Orchestrated RINGS Prank!

You can’t keep a good ghoul down! And if there’s one thing I love about THE RING franchise, both in Japan and here in the States, is that any time a new movie comes out, the marketing team never runs out of ways to incorporate Samara / Sadako into a well orchestrated prank! Case in […]

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Samara Strikes In This RINGS TV Store Prank Video!

There have been RING-inspired prank videos in the past, usually in Japan, and when you watch those, you can see people losing their minds. The lead character of the original RING series, Sadako, has really been embedded into their pop culture that everyone knows (and fears) her. Here in the States, it’s been a really […]

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Samara Is Back In Final RINGS Trailer! In Theaters Feb. 3rd!

Hot on the heels of the poster reveal a few days back, and after speculating about it on our look back at the trailers from THE RING franchise, Paramount Pictures has dropped one final trailer for the upcoming sequel RINGS, due in theaters February 3rd! Watch it below! Wow. This is much different than the […]

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A Look Back At Every Trailer From THE RING Franchise!

Yesterday, Paramount Pictures dropped the latest theatrical poster for RINGS, the latest in the Samara saga, which is meant to revive THE RING franchise. With the February 3rd release date looming, perhaps we’ll get another trailer to tease a bit more about the movie before it hits theaters? But regardless, when a new entry in […]

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Who Are Our Modern Horror Icons?

One of the most majestic qualities of the horror genre is that it’s the one genre of film that once every couple of generations can introduce “icons” into the pop culture lexicon. Whether you’ve seen the famous Universal Monster movies or not, pretty much everyone the world over instantly recognizes Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein’s Monster, […]

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Samara Returns In The New American RINGS Trailer! Coming This October!

Earlier this year in Japan, the infamous Sadako from THE RING franchise got to go up against Kayako from THE GRUDGE series and duke it out until the er… after-death. But it’s been a long, long time since there’s been any (paranormal) activity revolving around their American counterpart Samara. 11 years to be exact as […]

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SHUDDER Will Debut “GRUDGE” Match SADAKO VS KAYAKO In The U.S.!

Ever since we first heard that a movie pitting THE RING’s Sadako against THE GRUDGE’s Kayako was coming, we’ve been eagerly awaiting any news on how the hell to see it here in America! The teaser trailer was awesome. The second trailer was even better. And the marketing for the film in Japan continued to […]

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Weekend Levity – When Jason Met Sadako

It’s the weekend, and with the upcoming work break, that’s reason enough to share a little something that might give you a chuckle. Right now, SADAKO VS KAYAKO (aka THE RING VS THE GRUDGE) is slaying the box office in Japan. I’m dying to this this unlikely battle royale between two infamous Japanese horror icons, […]

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THE RING VS THE GRUDGE On The Baseball Field! SADAKO Throws Out The 1st Pitch!

Seriously, the marketing behind the upcoming “grudge” match between SADAKO VS KAYAKO continues to get better and better. If you missed it, there were a series of public service announcement commercials, Kayako now has an Instagram account and the trailers have been so much fun thus far. Well, today they took it even one step […]

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Marketing Win! SADAKO & KAYAKO Encourage Theater Etiquette In These TV Spots!

How else could the marketing behind the upcoming showdown movie SADAKO VS KAYAKO get any better? Yesterday, we pointed out that Kayako currently has an Instagram account you can follow. And in prep for the battle of the century between the lead villains of THE RING (RINGU) and THE GRUDGE (JU-ON) franchises, now there’s a […]

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Here’s The First Full Trailer To THE RING VS THE GRUDGE, SADAKO VS KAYAKO!

A few months back, we all got excited by the teaser trailer of SADAKO VS KAYAKO, which takes the lead ghosts from both THE RING and THE GRUDGE franchises and pits them against each other. I don’t know what it is about the concept of a “versus” movies that gets us, but who wouldn’t want […]