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10 Films John Carpenter Almost Made

For movie geeks of a certain vintage, no filmmaker’s legacy looms larger than that of John Carpenter. His movies—especially those made between the years 1978 and 1988—are hallowed classics. In the 1980s, his game was so strong that it’s tempting to reflect on projects that the director almost made during that time period, and to […]

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R.I.P. EXORCIST Creator William Peter Blatty

Novelist, screenwriter and creator of THE EXORCIST William Peter Blatty has sadly passed away. He was 89. Director William Friedkin, who helmed the classic film adaptation of THE EXORCIST was the one to break the news via Twitter. William Peter Blatty, dear friend and brother who created The Exorcist passed away yesterday — William Friedkin […]

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The 13 Best Horror Blu-Ray Releases Of 2016!

It’s been a pretty darned good year for horror on all fronts! On the TV side, we got a successful reboot of THE EXORCIST, some welcome returns from ASH VS EVIL DEAD and BATES MOTEL, as well as a handful of new, original properties such as CHANNEL ZERO and STRANGER THINGS. On the movie front […]

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6 Things We Learned From Scream Factory’s THE EXORCIST III Blu-Ray Release

It’s a great time to be a fan of THE EXORCIST. William Friedkin’s 1973 film adaptation of the novel by William Peter Blatty has long been considered “the scariest movie of all time,” and for most people, that title remains firmly intact, despite the existence of a few misguided sequel/prequels sharing the same name. There is […]

Real Life Scares 

Jeffrey Dahmer And The One Who Got Away

Jeffrey Dahmer really needs no introduction. One of the “heavyweights” of serial killers, Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys between the late seventies and early nineties. He enjoyed prowling for his victims in gay clubs, decapitating them and having sex with their corpses. While most of his chosen prey succumbed to his evil desires, there […]

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ALIENS, FLATLINERS and SAW: LEGACY – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

There is a bit of a dead zone every July, when it seems like every major entertainment outlet is trying not to reveal any news because they’re going to try to announce something big at Comic-Con. So this week’s Horror News Rundown is a little shorter than usual, but we’ve still got some cool news […]

Films 

John Carpenter Almost Directed EXORCIST 3!

The 1980s were a hectic time for horror icon John Carpenter, who helmed the equivalent of one film a year between ’80 and ’88, in addition to writing, producing or scoring many others. In the midst of hopping across and transforming genres with THE FOG, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, THE THING, and STARMAN, the […]