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From The Producers Of THE RING and THE GRUDGE Comes POLAROID

There’s nothing like a good scary movie at the end of the summer. And Dimension Films has got one coming to theaters on August 25th. From the producers of the American remakes of THE RING and THE GRUDGE comes POLAROID, based on the short film by director Lars Klevberg. Check out the trailer below! Synopsis: […]

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From PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE To PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS To THE CROW; RINGS Director Javier Gutiérrez Tells All On SHOCK WAVES!

Ryan Turek is back with a report from Sundance, and he joins co-hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane to catch up on all the latest horrors. First up, Rob goes into the third dimension with TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D and Twilight Time’s new release THE MAD MAGICIAN. Ryan tells us about the new RESIDENT EVIL, both […]

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SADAKO VS KAYAKO (THE RING VS THE GRUDGE) Debuts On Shudder 1/26! New Trailer!

This is it! Here in America, we’ve been patiently awaiting the showdown between two of Japan’s most iconic horror villains. That’s right, SADAKO VS KAYAKO! And I know you’ve been waiting patiently too because every time we’ve posted about it (here and here), we immediately saw a huge enthusiastic response. The film opened overseas last […]

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A Look Back At Every Trailer From THE RING Franchise!

Yesterday, Paramount Pictures dropped the latest theatrical poster for RINGS, the latest in the Samara saga, which is meant to revive THE RING franchise. With the February 3rd release date looming, perhaps we’ll get another trailer to tease a bit more about the movie before it hits theaters? But regardless, when a new entry in […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

These SCARY Window Decal Faces SHOULD Discourage High Beam Usage!

Have you ever been on the road and have some jerk just rev and ride up your ass, then start flashing their high beams at you? What’s the rush?! Well, apparently this scenario happens all too often in China, and one company has come up with a fairly reasonable solution. How ’bout we scare the […]

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Samara Returns In The New American RINGS Trailer! Coming This October!

Earlier this year in Japan, the infamous Sadako from THE RING franchise got to go up against Kayako from THE GRUDGE series and duke it out until the er… after-death. But it’s been a long, long time since there’s been any (paranormal) activity revolving around their American counterpart Samara. 11 years to be exact as […]

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Before THE GRUDGE, Takashi Shimizu Made This Terrifying 3 Minute Short Film!

Most horror fans are very familiar with the film JU-ON which was remade as the THE GRUDGE in the USA, both of which were directed and written by Takashi Shimizu. Several years prior to that, Shimizu created an intensely scary short film called KATASUMI aka IN A CORNER as a segment for a made-for-TV project. It is […]

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SHUDDER Will Debut “GRUDGE” Match SADAKO VS KAYAKO In The U.S.!

Ever since we first heard that a movie pitting THE RING’s Sadako against THE GRUDGE’s Kayako was coming, we’ve been eagerly awaiting any news on how the hell to see it here in America! The teaser trailer was awesome. The second trailer was even better. And the marketing for the film in Japan continued to […]

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THE RING VS THE GRUDGE On The Baseball Field! SADAKO Throws Out The 1st Pitch!

Seriously, the marketing behind the upcoming “grudge” match between SADAKO VS KAYAKO continues to get better and better. If you missed it, there were a series of public service announcement commercials, Kayako now has an Instagram account and the trailers have been so much fun thus far. Well, today they took it even one step […]

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Marketing Win! SADAKO & KAYAKO Encourage Theater Etiquette In These TV Spots!

How else could the marketing behind the upcoming showdown movie SADAKO VS KAYAKO get any better? Yesterday, we pointed out that Kayako currently has an Instagram account you can follow. And in prep for the battle of the century between the lead villains of THE RING (RINGU) and THE GRUDGE (JU-ON) franchises, now there’s a […]

Films Scary Fun 

Kayako From THE GRUDGE Has An Instagram Account

Here at the Blumhouse.com offices, we’re huge fans of Japanese horror and in particular, both the original THE RING and THE GRUDGE franchises. So naturally, like a lot of you out there, we’re beyond excited for this summer’s showdown between their lead specters. SADAKO VS KAYAKO opens in Japan on June 18th, and we’ve already […]

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Here’s The First Full Trailer To THE RING VS THE GRUDGE, SADAKO VS KAYAKO!

A few months back, we all got excited by the teaser trailer of SADAKO VS KAYAKO, which takes the lead ghosts from both THE RING and THE GRUDGE franchises and pits them against each other. I don’t know what it is about the concept of a “versus” movies that gets us, but who wouldn’t want […]

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Revisiting The Original RING Movies RINGU & RINGU 2!

The late 90’s was a strange time for horror. Riding off the wave set about by Wes Craven’s smash success SCREAM, the Hollywood machine began churning out “slasher” whodunits, each one more intricate, slightly bonkers and more sarcastic & cynical than the last. But over in Japan, a cultural phenomenon was about to break that […]