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Films 

The Story Behind SOLACE: The SE7EN Sequel That Almost Was

On December 16th, Alfonso Poyart’s supernaturally-tinged serial killer thriller, SOLACE, will finally arrive on VOD (and in select theaters) for American consumption. To say its journey to release has been a long one since production began in 2013 would be an understatement. Its history, however, is far more interesting than the constantly delayed release dates […]

Films 

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 

Five Horror Franchises That Really Deserve A Reboot

Some horror movies deserve a sequel, some deserve a prequel, and some even deserve their own TV series, but what about reboots? What about when you don’t just want to revisit a story, but when you want to build the foundation of an all-new franchise, and you don’t have quite enough material to warrant a […]

Films 

Battle of the EXORCIST Prequels — EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING vs. DOMINION

How can one gauge the impact William Peter Blatty’s 1971 novel THE EXORCIST — and the subsequent 1973 film — had on popular culture? In 1973, the notion of a nationwide super-hit was still something of a novelty (1972’s JAWS was the first film to be released in theaters nationwide simultaneously, ushering in the modern […]

Films 

What the Hell is Going on in THE HOWLING: NEW MOON RISING?

Joe Dante’s THE HOWLING is one of the most-watched horror films of the 1980s, and certainly counts as one of the best of all werewolf movies — a subgenre that remains surprisingly trim. THE HOWLING, starring Dee Wallace and Robert Picardo, is largely a criticism/satire of the touchy-feely wave of share-your-emotions therapy camps that had […]

Films 

Check Out the Epic New Trailer for KONG: SKULL ISLAND!

Details of the upcoming KONG: SKULL ISLAND have been kept mostly under wraps for a while, but that’s all about to change… to begin with, Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have just launched the first trailer for the film, which will reportedly delve into the origin story of the legendary movie monster. With Jordan Vogt-Roberts […]

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Adam Wingard’s THE WOODS Revealed as BLAIR WITCH! Check out the New Trailer and Poster HERE

Startling horror news just came down from Comic-Con tonight: thanks to a surprise screening, fans were stunned to discover that Adam Wingard’s highly anticipated horror feature THE WOODS is actually an official sequel to 1999’s THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT! As it turns out, THE WOODS was merely a working title for the top-secret production, and BLAIR […]

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A Defense of 1992 Virtual-Reality Thriller THE LAWNMOWER MAN

We were all foolish when we were young. We liked dumb stuff, said dumb things, and espoused dumb philosophies. We took our life lessons from weird places, and often only grew by exchanging one form of immaturity for another. For many of us, it takes a while to follow the advice of 1: Corinthians and […]

Films 

Watch the Terrifying New Trailer for Mike Flanagan’s OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL!

Need a quick jolt of adrenalin to get you through a grueling summer day? We’ve got a little clip that should do the trick better than a cold shower. The follow-up to 2014’s surprise box-office hit OUIJA is headed your way, with one of our all-time fave directors Mike Flanagan (OCULUS, HUSH) at the helm, collaborating […]

Films 

Slashback! SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE II Features the Best Slasher Weapon EVER

As a slasher fan for more than half my lifetime, I’ll be the first to admit that there’s not always a lot of variation on the genre’s time-worn tropes, even during the Golden Age. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course; one of the things that identifies any genre (be it spaghetti western, giallo, film noir, take […]

video games 

5 Reasons To Get Excited For the Arrival of DEAD RISING 4!

Capcom has released brand new details for DEAD RISING 4 at this year’s E3 conference in Los Angeles, California, set almost 16 years after the original DEAD RISING game, with protagonist Frank West returning to his roots in the good ol’ town of Willamette, Colorado. Frank will have to battle some hardcore new enemies this […]

Films 

James Wan Talks “Redefining Horror” in This New Promo for THE CONJURING 2!

With the highly-anticipated sequel to James Wan’s chilling blockbuster THE CONJURING less than two weeks away, the film’s promoters have assembled some pretty intense preview materials… for example, we recently shared some audio excerpts from the Warrens’ case files which may lead to a few sleepless nights. In a new follow-up promo uploaded today, CONJURING director Wan […]

Films 

Where Have All the Monsters Gone? An Appreciation of SEE NO EVIL’s Jacob Goodnight

Glenn Jacobs was made to play monsters. Standing seven feet tall and weighing well over 300 pounds, the professional wrestler has arms like tree trunks and a gnarled mug that relaxes into a pained grimace. Even before he debuted as the burn-scarred demon Kane — a character he’s now played in the WWE for nearly […]