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Films 

ATTN LA: THE BABADOOK Returns To Theaters THIS Weekend!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 instant horror cult classic THE BABADOOK has been in the news a lot lately. And not because of a sequel or follow-up, but instead, because the title creature has suddenly become a gay icon! (Read how it all went down in our previous post here!) Hot on the heels of this development, […]

Films 

We Go Behind-The-Scenes of Synapse Films In SHOCK WAVES Episode 51!

Join your hosts Ryan Turek, Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, they report back from the recently wrapped Texas Frightmare Weekend convention, and the Friday Night Frights screening of LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE III. Elric checked out A DARK SONG and SWEET, SWEET […]

Comic Books Films 

Epic Gary Pullin Interview In Episode 1 of RATED ART: SCENES OF A GRAPHIC NATURE

For fans of horror art, and in particular the artwork of the great Gary Pullin, you are in for one epic treat! Scott Johannsson, the former co-host of soundtrack podcast The Damn Fine Cast, and one of the people behind the record label Ondes Positives (which put out an excellent double LP soundtrack to the 1961 […]

Films 

In Honor Of “XX”, Here are 3 Horror Films Written/Directed By Women

2017 has held many radical events thus far, but this month is special for horror fans due to the release of an all-female-directed horror anthology, XX. Horror anthologies deliver the utmost fan gratification. I grew up being entertained by anthologies like TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE and CREEPSHOW. I’m not sure who to thank for the […]

Films 

Like THE BABADOOK? Check Out the Frightening Short Film that Inspired It!

Last year, THE BABADOOK was released to glowing reviews and delightfully terrified fans. The story of a children’s book monster come to life became one of the top horror movies of the year. But did you know it started as a short film? Ten years prior to THE BABADOOK, director/writer Jennifer Kent made a fantastic short film […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Contributor Michael Gingold

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 Michael […]

Films 

We Have to Stop Supporting Bad Horror

Imagine, for a moment, that you are sitting with your friend at a coffee shop. Imagine your friend says to you “Want to go see THE BROTHERS GRIMSBY?” Confused, you ask “Why would you want to see that? It looks terrible.” Your friend looks down, sad. They respond, “I know, but we need to support […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Writer Stephen Johnson

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 […]

Films Scary Fun 

13 Oscar-Worthy Horror Movies

The Oscars have a long and storied history of ignoring so-called “genre movies,” and even though they made one hell of an exception this year – nominating George Miller’s post-apocalyptic car chase thriller MAD MAX: FURY ROAD for a whopping ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture – that streak still more-or-less stands. Especially for the […]