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Films Real Life Scares 

Is There Anything Scarier Than… Political Horror?

The scariest time of year is just around the corner. When all the creatures come out of their homes for one night looking to fill our pants with fear-created poop. Parents will hold their children closer as the cold, dark night descends upon them. Reporters will stand in random locations looking for survivors willing to tell their […]

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 Real Life Scares 

Real Life Hauntings And Strange Cursed Movie Sets

You’re by yourself, working late at the office or on set.  You leave, walk back to your car and you’re clearly in your own world and not focused on your surroundings.  Do you ever have a feeling someone or something is there with you?  When you’re home alone, sitting in the dark with only your desk […]

Films TV 

Is The “TV Remake” Bubble Finally About To Break?

Remakes are nothing new.  In fact, they’ve been around since the very beginning of cinema. Edison Studios produced the very first adaptation of Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN way back in 1910, and we’ve gone on to know many versions of the famed monster, from James Whale’s classic 1931 version, to Hammer Films’ FRANKENSTEIN series, to Robert DeNiro’s […]

Films TV 

THE EXORCIST Gets The TV Series Remake & Here’s The Trailer!

Very few possession films have come close to capturing the pure work of terror and genius that embody William Friedkin’s 1973 masterpiece THE EXORCIST. Sequels have tried, some unsuccessful, some admirable follow-ups. (I’m looking at you, EXORCIST III!) And now that THE OMEN’s Damien, BATES MOTEL, HANNIBAL and several other horror properties have successfully made […]

Films TV 

PENNYWISE, TWIN PEAKS and THE FIRST OMEN – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Clowns. Everyone loves to hate clowns. But what do you do when you have to find the most hateful clown imaginable? That’s a question we’re going to talk about on this week’s Horror News Rundown, which features a casting announcements, casting conundrums, remakes, prequels, sequels and a whole lot of DOOM! Guess Who Joined the […]

Films 

Even MORE Final Entries In Horror Franchises

As we all know, even when a horror sequel has got the word “FINAL” somewhere in the title, it’s never really the end. Sometimes, a new beginning emerges, or perhaps a reboot or versus movie. Any way you slice (and dice) it, when it comes to our beloved movie maniacs, they’ll always be back. But […]

Films 

Sequel Craze! Revisiting JAWS 2 And THE OMEN 2!

When it comes to planning these weekly double features, you always want to find two films with similar themes that will make for an entertaining 3 hour block. This column began primarily as an excuse to revisit original movies and pair them up with their remakes, a surefire way to decide if a remake truly […]

Films 

6 Horror Titles We Need On Blu-Ray

We live in glorious times, my friends. At this point, with the advent of the Blu-Ray format, giant high def, 3-D TVs, quality speakers, etc. – it’s fairly common to have a home set-up that rivals that of your local movie theater. And for the most part, all of our favorite horror classics have been […]

Music 

5 Horror Soundtracks To Kick Off Your Vinyl Collection With

“Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin” – Jim Morrison As we head into 2016 the market for soundtrack/scores on vinyl is on a high that hasn’t been seen in years, if at all ever. According to Amazon, turntables were their biggest selling audio product in 2015. […]

TV 

2 New Sneak Peeks At DAMIEN, THE OMEN TV Series!

For a while there, horror fans tended to frown on the idea of “remakes,” but it seems like there’s been a new successful way to appropriately approach retelling stories from some of the most iconic horror properties — on TV! Reinterpretations like BATES MOTEL, HANNIBAL and SCREAM have all been rather successful. And there are […]

Scary Fun 

Thinking of Getting a Horror Tattoo? Read This First!

There is no better way to prove your devotion to something than having an image of it permanently and painfully etched into your skin by a grizzled-looking dude in a tank top. No matter how uncool your starting position, a nice tattoo has the uncanny ability to pull you up. Selecting a tattoo is, of course, a […]