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Films 

Stephen King’s Inspiration For IT!

Everyone has something they’re afraid of. As time goes on some people will face and overcome their fears, while others choose to avoid them altogether. Stephen King’s 1986 novel IT revolves around the fears created in a person’s childhood, and follows the characters and their trauma into adulthood. The horror story gave us the infamous clown-disguised […]

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 […]

Films 

Hail To The King! CAT’S EYE, SALEM’S LOT & IT Come To High Def!

Considering the vast library that Stephen King has penned over the years, it’s no surprise that the filmography based upon his works is just as robust. But despite his popularity, there’s still a handful of his adaptations that haven’t made the proper upgrade to high def. Thankfully, Warner Brothers has heard us and rectified that […]

TV 

5 Books to Read After Binging on STRANGER THINGS

So you’ve devoured all eight episodes of the addictive Netflix series STRANGER THINGS in a day. You’ve cried for Barb, disagreed with Nancy’s choice in men, and you identified with Chief Hopper on his coffee morals. But, the series left you with more questions than answers and you don’t know what to do with yourself. […]

Films 

Look At This Freakin’ Clown! Indelible Clown Movie Moments

Coulrophobia. noun 1. an abnormal fear of clowns. A lot of people suffer from this above ailment. Thankfully, I am not one of them. But if you’re a horror fan and you suffer from a fear of clowns, then I can only imagine the combination of the two being complete nightmare fuel. Now available on Blu-Ray […]

Films 

Beep Beep, Richie! First Look At IT’s New Pennywise Is Here!

After several false starts, believe it or not, the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s IT is currently shooting under the direction of Andrés Muschietti (MAMA). We’ve known for a while that actor Bill Skarsgård would be portraying the new interpretation of Pennywise the Dancing Clown, who was originally played by the great Tim Curry […]

Films 

Let’s Howl At The 10 Coolest Looking Cinematic Werewolves!

I love monster movies. I mean, we all do, right? But if I had to narrow it down to one particular monster? The werewolf. I’ve always been a huge fan of werewolf horror, mainly the stories that tackle the duality between 2 personalities, constantly fighting for dominance and then losing all control and succumbing to their […]

Films 

Jason Voorhees And Pennywise Are CORPSE GRINDERS – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

The thing about horror is, it can’t be in your face all the danged time. Even the scariest movies need to give you a moment to catch your breath and reset your expectations, before BLOWING YOUR DAMNED MIND with the next mind-blowing shock. And horror news can be kind of the same way. Not every […]

Films 

Resurrecting IT, Stephen King’s Killer Clown From Outer Space

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, Pennywise the Dancing Clown probably haunted your dreams…. And your ears probably perked up a few days ago when producer Roy Lee teased the return of Stephen King’s iconic monster.  Lee said he is developing a feature film adaptation of King’s novel IT that will be […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Office Manager Alexz Renteria

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 […]

Toys 

Vinyl Idolz Deliver Your Favorite Horror Icons In Vinyl Figure Form!

One of the things I love about Instagram is that you can discover some of the greatest artists and designers the web has to offer, especially when it comes to cool, creepy and spooky toys that would either make for ideal gifts or just impressive eye candy to fill in your shelf space with. Not too […]

Real Life Scares 

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 […]