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SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT, CYBORG, MISERY, THE STRANGERS Among 10 New Titles Scream Factory Just Announced At Comic Con!

One of the things horror fans look most forward to when it comes to Comic Con is the Shout! Factory / Scream Factory panel! Why? Because we know this is usually when the brand announced a whole batch of upcoming horror releases! And naturally, 2017 is no exception! There are 10 new titles announced that […]

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Shout Factory TV Preps For Live Stream Of CRASH COURSE IN BETTER DRIVING Special!

Now, this is fun! Shout Factory are plotting a very cool live streaming, interactive event for Saturday, April 22nd, which will include classic MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 shorts, and the Scream Factory original “slasher” flick FENDER BENDER. Here’s the promo spot and full details! Just in time for Distracted Driver Awareness month, Shout! Factory TV […]

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5 Essential Larry Cohen Movies You Need To Check Out

On this upcoming Friday’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast, we are both humbled and honored to welcome writer/director/producer Larry Cohen to the show. The “master of horror” has such a long and vibrant career in the entertainment industry that it’d be impossible to narrow down his biggest achievements in a top 5 list. But […]

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Art Is Subjective, So STOP Nitpicking Cover Art

Look, art is subjective. Any art, whether it be movies or music or an actual drawing or painting, is subjective. Clive Bell, who coined this phrase, once said, “We have no other means of recognizing art than our feeling for it.” If you’re on this website, then you no doubt, like me, are a huge […]

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Believe It Or Not, These Actresses Were Almost Mary In PSYCHO 2!

While Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece PSYCHO will always be considered a watershed moment in cinematic horror history, over the years, it’s 1983 sequel, helmed by director Richard Franklin from a script by Tom Holland, has also become it’s own revered horror classic! A big part of what makes the movie still hold up so well […]

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EXORCIST III Getting A Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray From Scream Factory!

It’s been rumored since December of last year, and now Scream Factory has confirmed what we hoped! They will be unleashing a “collector’s edition” Blu-Ray of William Peter Blatty’s much-celebrated EXORCIST sequel, EXORCIST III: LEGION! It arrives on October 25th, just in time for the Halloween season in a 2 disc set. And while features […]

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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 […]

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Event Report: Pics From The Premiere Of FENDER BENDER!

Right now has been a pretty golden time for genre outfit Scream Factory. The horror-specific sub-label division of Shout Factory is on the cusp of its 4 year anniversary and in that time, they’ve managed to put out stellar collector’s edition Blu-Rays of some of the most celebrated titles from “master of horror” directors John […]

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Scream Factory Unleashing Crushes, Snakes, Creepers & Psychos This Summer!

Scream Factory is not messing around! In the last week, they’ve announced 5 new titles coming later this year starting in the Spring and carrying us through the beginning of the summer making this upcoming “summer of fear” no joke! The titles include SSSSSSS on 4/26, Brian De Palma’s RAISING CAIN on June 28th, THE CRUSH […]

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Deep Hurting: Five of the Weirdest Horror Films Riffed on MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000

In the not too distant future, though probably not next Sunday, AD, we will once again be graced by three goofballs sitting in front of a movie screen cracking wise at the worst movies the world has to offer. I will rejoice on that day, as will millions of others who grew up with MYSTERY […]

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Craven, Carpenter & Leatherface, Oh My! New Release Info From SCREAM FACTORY!

Holy smokes! As always, the fine fiends over at Scream Factory continue to deliver the goods. For us horror completists, they are helping fill in those last gaps in the filmographies of Wes Craven and John Carpenter with Blu-Ray releases of THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW and VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED. They’ve just released the […]

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THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE Is Back & Better Than Ever!

It’s hard to shake that image of Jan Compton (Virginia Leith) aka Jan The Pan with her severed head in a little medical plate filled with blood, and headphones and wires protruding from what’s left of her. I’ve always been familiar with this visage from THE BRAIN THAT WOULDN’T DIE, but like a lot of horror/sci-fi […]

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Killer POV Pick Of The Week – NIGHTMARES

This week’s Killer POV pick of the week is one of those titles I have a vivid memory of, mainly because of the striking VHS box cover art. And although my timeline is completely off, I remember seeing that NIGHTMARES box art staring back at me on the shelf of my local video store and […]