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Check Out This CARRIE Prequel Short Fan-Film MARGARET!

We take great pride in the variety of voices that contribute regularly here on Blumhouse.com. Horror, or any art form for that matter, is subjective and hence it’s always fun to read about people’s personal interpretations of the genre. If you’ve been making this website your daily destination for all things scary, then you no doubt […]

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Remember When Stephen King Did An American Express Commercial?

There’s nothing more fun than stumbling onto some odd, old horror-related relic that you never knew existed. For me, it was learning earlier this week of the existence of this Stephen King-fronted commercial for the American Express Card. (“Don’t leave home without it.”) I mean, the puns! The puns! If Stephen King could be talked […]

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Puberty, Possession And The Phobia Of Female Bodies

Puberty is a terrifying time for everyone, but puberty for girls is like something out of a Cronenbergian nightmare. In what feels like an instant – our bodies begin to mutate into unfamiliar forms we can’t control, chemicals rushing through our veins begin to send signals to places we never thought to explore, and we […]

The Resurrection Of A Hollywood Horror Director! A Candid Chat With Mark Pavia On SHOCK WAVES!

Episode 5 of SHOCK WAVES is filled to the brim with horror talk! Join your co-host Rob Galluzzo (that’d be me!) as we journey through various chats and discussions about genre movies. First up, Elric Kane and Rob chat about the Korean feature film THE WAILING, as well as OUJIA, and BEYOND THE GATES, the […]

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Master Of Horror Mick Garris Unleashes New Novella UGLY!

Mick Garris continues to be tremendously prolific in all his creative endeavors. The creator of the Showtime series “Masters Of Horror” just wrapped up an episode of the show DEAD OF SUMMER, which premieres June 28th on the Freeform network. He’s also recently done episodes of WITCHES OF EAST END and RAVENSWOOD; Scream Factory recently announced […]

Talking Stephen King, OCULUS, HUSH & More With Mike Flanagan On SHOCK WAVES Episode 4!

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for a brand new episode of the Blumhouse.com-presented horror podcast SHOCK WAVES! On episode 4, join hosts Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane and (yours truly) Rob Galluzzo as we discuss the latest horrors! We report back from the month-long “witch horror” celebration at the Cinefamily with their screenings of HAXAN […]

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THE SHINING is Now an Opera!

Last week saw the opening of a rather strange theatrical debut as the Minnesota Opera House began their run of THE SHINING OPERA. Stephen King’s book THE SHINING is a cornerstone of horror literature, and the Stanley Kubrick film adaptation is heralded by many of as canon horror cinema. So how did this strange marriage […]

Check Out The Long-Lost Michael Jackson Video Directed By Mick Garris & Written By Stephen King!

When it comes to long form music videos, no one has quite topped the mega event that was Michael Jackson’s THRILLER. Directed by John Landis with FX by Rick Baker, THRILLER remains to this day not only one of the greatest music videos of all time, but one of the great horror short films too! […]

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Does This Creepy Photo Prove THE SHINING’s Stanley Hotel is Really Haunted?

Since you’re here, we’re going to assume that you’re a horror fan, and if you’re a horror fan, then we’ll also assume that you’re quite familiar with THE SHINING — whether it be Stephen King’s classic novel, Stanley Kubrick’s epic 1980 film, or even the 1997 miniseries which King produced. You probably also know that […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Writer Joseph Maddrey

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

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The True Story Behind the Legendary “Lost Ending” of THE SHINING

Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING has one hell of an ending: maniac Jack Torrance’s frozen grimace, followed by the slow push-in on the antique photograph on the Overlook Hotel wall, is one of the most memorable one-two gut-punches in film history. But Kubrick’s original version of the film included another scene inserted between these two iconic […]

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When Pennywise Was Real: The Phantom Clown Scare of 1981

When we look back, 1981 was certainly a banner year for horror. Aside from some of the best horror movies of all time coming out, including AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON and EVIL DEAD, we had the nightmare inducing melting heads in RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and the true arrival of Jason Voorhees in FRIDAY THE […]

Face Your Fears With This Scary Clown Art!

Back in August of 2015, the Hyaena Gallery in Burbank hosted a tribute art exhibit to a topic they’d never tackled just yet. Clowns! While a large portion of the population suffers from a fear of clowns, or Coulrophobia, the gallery’s regular group of contributing artists not only encouraged this specific show, but relished in […]