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Films 

10 Reasons Why the Much-Maligned POLTERGEIST III is Worth Revisiting

POLTERGEIST III is a film that had a lot going against it from the get-go. It had half the budget of POLTERGEIST II: THE OTHER SIDE, Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams weren’t returning as Carol Anne’s parents, and Julian Beck passed away before he could reprise his memorable role as the evil preacher Kane. That […]

Films TV 

TALES FROM THE CRYPT, FRIDAY THE 13TH and Stephen King — This Week’s Horror News Rundown

On this week’s Horror News Rundown we take a look into the future, as motion picture and television projects take shape before our eyes. A horror thriller that was completed years ago will finally see the light of day. A genre icon will be resurrected (for the umpteenth time) in an upcoming TV series, and […]

Films Real Life Scares 

The Terrifying Real-Life Murders That Inspired THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN

The newspapers called him “The Phantom Killer,” and referred to his crimes as “The Texarkana Moonlight Murders.” News of the bizarre and horrific killings transfixed an entire nation on the small town of Texarkana, Texas in early 1946, and the case remains one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in U.S. history. You probably know […]

Films 

THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Wants Your Vote! Watch the New Debate Night TV Spot

Do you need a little incentive to get to your local polling site for this year’s presidential primaries? Tired of choosing the lesser of two (or more) evils? Why not pull the lever for the ultimate evil? The people pulling the strings behind Purge Night are here to help… and what better time to roll […]

Films Music 

SPAWN, PREDATOR and HELLRAISER Return! This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Horror fans have more experience than most with the concept of resurrection. It seems to happen all of the danged time in our stories so most of us have been mentally preparing our whole lives to fend off those undead bastards when they get here. But sometimes we actually want the dead to come back, don’t […]

Films 

Check Out the Official Poster from AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING!

This spring, the long-running AMITYVILLE HORROR franchise is slated to rise again with the premiere of AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING. Written and directed by Franck Khalfoun (MANIAC) and produced by our own Jason Blum, the new installment stars SCREAM series actress Bella Thorne, THE HATEFUL EIGHT’s Jennifer Jason Leigh and GOTHAM’s Cameron Monahan… and now the […]

Films 

Bizarre New Teaser Launched for BOOGEYMAN: REINCARNATION

Not too long ago we revisited Ulli Lommel’s surreal 1980 slasher THE BOOGEYMAN, which I still feel doesn’t get nearly the love it deserves. After a couple of forgettable sequels and a sorta-reboot — though in name only — from Sam Raimi’s Ghosthouse Pictures in 2005 (which spawned sequels of its own), it appears the […]

Scary Fun 

Macaulay Culkin Hasn’t Forgotten HOME ALONE… and Someone’s Gonna Pay in Blood

If you consider HOME ALONE a yuletide viewing tradition at your house, then this 5-minute “sequel” will definitely create some new holiday memories for you… because you’ll never forget what you’re about to see. Macaulay Culkin himself plays the adult version of little Kevin McCallister in the premiere episode of :DRYVRS, a new web series […]

Films 

Behold the First Official New GHOSTBUSTERS Cast Photo!

Proton packs fully charged, the new GHOSTBUSTERS team is ready to kick some ectoplasmic ass… and now we have photographic evidence to prove it! While director Paul Feig has previously offered fans some excellent behind-the-scenes sneaks of the cast, their uniforms and gear (even the new ECTO-1), the above image is the first official shot […]

Image Credit: Paramount Pictures

Films 

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Blum on the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY Phenomenon

This story is part of a series done in partnership between Blumhouse.com and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION. Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, has been an integral part of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY franchise from the very beginning, when he guided Oren Peli’s low-budget found footage horror feature from obscurity to worldwide theatrical […]

Films 

GODZILLA Will Clash With KONG in Upcoming Sequel!

Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures have big plans for both the GODZILLA and KING KONG movie franchises: not only do they have a sequel to Gareth Edwards’ 2014 hit in the works and a KONG feature entitled SKULL ISLAND, but they also announced a crossover project which will pit the two classic titans against each […]

‘Norman, Is That You?’ An Interview with PSYCHO: SANITARIUM Author Chet Williamson

In 1959 Robert Bloch released Psycho, a tale of terror that would forever change the face of literary horror. A year later his tale of the ultimate mother’s boy was turned into a classic horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay by Joseph Stefano. It wasn’t until 22 years later, in 1982, that […]