The 13th Floor

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Watch Eli Roth’s Epic New TV Spot for Universal’s HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS

It’s that time again, folks: Universal Studios is about to roll out a new cavalcade of wide-awake nightmares for this year’s HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS, plunging patrons into living, bleeding incarnations of their favorite horror flicks. But this year, the commercial hyping HHN’s 2017 edition features a veteran horror filmmaker behind the camera as well: the […]

Films 

JIGSAW Returns! The First Trailer For The New SAW Is Here!

If it’s Halloween, it must be SAW! It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard that tagline, but Lionsgate have just debuted the first trailer to their upcoming SAW sequel, simply titled JIGSAW! Let’s not hesitate! Watch it below! One of the highest grossing horror franchises of all time is back, taking the Jigsaw killer’s […]

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Nine Useful Life Lessons (Courtesy of Jigsaw’s Deadliest Traps)

If you’re a SAW fan like me, you’re already quite familiar with the franchise’s main theme. Sure, to the uninitiated viewer, it would seem creative deaths and so-called “torture porn” are the only things these films have to offer — but I’m sure no one can deny that SAW is probably one of the most consistent […]

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Why Are Guns So Seldom Used in Horror Movies?

Have you ever noticed that killers in horror movies almost never use guns? They wield knives, machetes, axes, spears, harpoons, pitchforks, chainsaws, meathooks, finger-blades, chains, ropes, tree branches, human bones, sledgehammers, scythes, drills, scissors, cleavers, forks, corkscrews, nails, glass shards, skewers, razor wire, wood chippers, claws, teeth, talons, beaks, proboscises, acid, electrical wires, workout equipment, […]

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You Lose — You Die: Ten Movies About Deadly Games of Survival

In THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, 80 American employees of the Belko Corporation are locked in their office building in Colombia (“where life is cheap!”) and are told over the loudspeaker that the new rule is “Kill or be killed.” Thirty people must die at the hands of their coworkers — or 60 will die when their […]

Scary Fun Toys 

These Wild Asian Horror Collectibles Will Rip Your Wallet Apart!

My fellow horror collectors: after you’re finished with this article, you may find yourself compelled to pack your bags, ditch the family an fly straight to Asia for these to-die-for horror collectibles. Genre fans can now rejoice with some of these (probably) never-before-seen horror figures and toys that mash up Hollywood’s favorite horror icons and […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Take a Ride Through SAW and THRILLER with Horror Amusement Park Rides

Michael Jackson loved amusement parks. He was a regular visitor to Disneyland, had his own attraction there (Captain EO) and had his own amusement park at his home, Neverland Ranch. So I think he would approve of this French dark ride based on what is probably his most famous song, “Thriller.”  “Thriller” has quite the […]

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28 Horror Movies That Make Us Excited for 2017

The horror genre is alive and well and will probably live forever — so we all have a lot to look forward to next year, and the year after that, and so on, and beyond. But let’s just focus on 2017 for the moment, shall we? After a banner year for scary movies in 2016, […]

Films 

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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How CASTLEVANIA Led To INSIDIOUS! Leigh Whannell Is On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (that’s me!), Ryan Turek, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they discuss all the latest horrors on episode 23 of Shock Waves! First, the gang catches up on horror TV with THE EXORCIST, THE WALKING DEAD, ASH VS EVIL DEAD, CHANNEL ZERO and much more. Bekah checked out THE CONJURING […]

Films Real Life Scares 

Donald Trump Lurks In Every Classic Horror Movie You Love

Look, we never get political on this site. No need. We like to keep it fun, interesting and entertaining when it comes to spooky stories, whether they be in real life or on the silver screen. But I’ll tell you one thing I do love – the sheer creativity of the horror community when it […]

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Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

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PUMPKINHEAD, TALES FROM THE CRYPT and DEATH NOTE – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

It’s hard to imagine that there are any horror franchises left that haven’t been rebooted, but Hollywood found one this week! Find out more about the return of a 1980s cult classic, the ambitious new TALES FROM THE CRYPT television series and more in this week’s Horror News Rundown! The PUMPKINHEAD Remake Will Sprout in […]