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Are Horror Sequels Getting Better Than Their Predecessors?

A number of successful horror movies have come out in recent years that have taken audiences by surprise, giving rise to a surge in sequels (we’re talking 4 or 5 here) due to insatiable popularity. The odd thing here is, their sequels were even more popular than the original – a rarity compared to earlier […]

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5 Real Exorcisms That Were Turned Into Movies

Ah, what an excellent day for an exorcism. And with INCARNATE opening in theaters December 2nd, we’ve got exorcisms on the brain. It seems like something that can only occur in film, but exorcisms do happen. Exorcisms are performed to expel an evil spirit from an individual’s body. They can be performed in a variety […]

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In Defense Of “Underrated” Horror Lists

As horror fans, we know all too well the feeling of scrolling through our Facebook or Twitter feeds and seeing lists pop up that boast “The 10 Most Underrated Horror Movies You’ve Never Heard Of,” only to click through and see titles like FROM BEYOND and MAY included. “These titles are not underrated!” we scream […]

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Who Are Our Modern Horror Icons?

One of the most majestic qualities of the horror genre is that it’s the one genre of film that once every couple of generations can introduce “icons” into the pop culture lexicon. Whether you’ve seen the famous Universal Monster movies or not, pretty much everyone the world over instantly recognizes Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein’s Monster, […]

Real Life Scares 

The Demon Murder Case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson

We, as humans, tend to like happy endings. We like when the bad guy loses. We like when the hero falls in love. We like when the kids are safe. From time to time, we’ll mix in a sad story to break up the pace, but let’s be honest – would STAR WARS be a […]

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Meet the Perron Family: The Real Story Behind THE CONJURING

Roger and his wife Carolyn Perron moved into their Harrisville, Rhode Island home in 1970. Built in 1736, the country home surrounded by 200 acres was the ideal spot for them to raise their five daughters: Andrea, Nancy, Christine, Cynthia, and April.  However, it didn’t take long for the home’s older inhabitants to make their […]

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Photo Gallery: Son Of Monsterpalooza Slays Burbank Yet Again!

Twice a year, MONSTERPALOOZA, the brainchild of Eliot Brodsky, descends upon Southern California like a dark cloud that attracts like minded horror fanatics and monster enthusiasts to celebrate their love of the macabre. The main event is usually scheduled for the spring, but come mid-September, Burbank is treated to “Son of Monsterpalooza,” the slightly smaller […]

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The ANNABELLE 2 Announcement Teaser Is Here… And It’s Creepy

If you’re terrified of creepy dolls, well you may want to steer clear of your local cineplex come next March. Warner Brothers Pictures has just released the announcement teaser for ANNABELLE 2, this time helmed by director David Sanberg (LIGHTS OUT)! Have a look below: ANNABELLE 2 is scheduled to hit theaters on March 19th, […]

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The Story of the Real ANNABELLE Doll

She first appeared in James Wan’s THE CONJURING, then her own spinoff feature, with its own promising sequel now hitting theaters. This little girl is one of the most famous dolls in the world… she’s also one of the most haunted. The centerpiece of demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren’s Occult Museum in Monroe, Connecticut, the […]

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James Wan: The Carpenter/Craven for the Millennial Generation

I’ll never forget the first time I saw John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. I was five years old and stuffed to the brim with my trick-or-treat haul when my mom turned on AMC and told me I could stay up late and watch her favorite scary movie. A year later, we had the same routine, but this […]

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The Second Creepy Trailer For LIGHTS OUT Is Here!

We’ve already seen the first teaser trailer for LIGHTS OUT. And just yesterday, we shared filmmaker David Sanborn’s horror short film PICTURED. Today, a new theatrical trailer for LIGHTS OUT has dropped and whereas the first one relied on tension and scares, this one gives us a bit more of the actual story we can expect […]

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Who Are The NEW Masters of Horror…?

Wes Craven. John Carpenter. George Romero. Alfred Hitchcock. The horror genre doesn’t just have great directors, we practically have royalty. At some point we declared the greatest horror filmmakers in the land to be our “Masters of Horror,” and all was basically well. But then something weird happened. We stopped. Your mileage might vary on […]

Real Life Scares 

Who Needs Sleep? Let’s Look At Video Of Haunted Dolls Caught On Tape!

YouTube is a magical place where you can stumble upon the weirdest stuff. For me, I often go down the music rabbit hole, researching old bands I like, finding music videos and then countless numbers of live performances clips from their careers. I’m also a guy that regularly writes about horror, so naturally, I’m always […]