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Blumhouse Productions Developing SPAWN Movie; Todd McFarlane To Direct!

Straight out of San Diego Comic Con, SPAWN creator Todd McFarlane just revealed via a live Facebook post following his panel with Kevin Smith on that IMDB boat that Blumhouse Productions and producer Jason Blum are teaming up to develop and produce the upcoming new SPAWN movie, with McFarlane set to make his directorial debut! […]


And The New Director Of THE PURGE 4 Is….

A new film in THE PURGE series in in the works, as is the recently announced TV series! We’ve just locked down the director for THE PURGE 4. As The Hollywood Reporter just broke, THE PURGE 4 will be helmed by BURNING SANDS director Gerard McMurray. Series creator James DeMonaco wrote the script and is producing. […]


Here Is The Trailer To Blumhouse’s Latest HAPPY DEATH DAY!

Are you ready for the latest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions? You got it! Mark your calendars, this arrives on Friday, October 13th! Just in time for Halloween! What if today was your birthday, but also the day you die? And not only that, but it’s at the hands of a masked killer? And you’re forced […]

Films TV 

When Does THE PURGE TV Series Take Place?

THE PURGE 4 is coming in 2018, along side a brand new TV series written, directed and executive produced by the film franchise creator James DeMonaco from Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, which is slated to air on both USA Network and Syfy to coincide with the new sequel. So, for PURGE fans, there’s […]


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 […]

Real Life Scares 

THE PURGE, Killer Clowns, and Dancing: The Total Halloween Horror Nights Experience

When attending Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood, most horror fans go with one thing on their minds- MAZES! And yes, the mazes are the main attraction and provide fantastic frights this year. But, the park has a lot of other Halloween fun going on. It is, after all, also “Purge Night”, and THE PURGE is […]

Films Music TV 


Horror fans have a lot to celebrate this week, with exciting new movie and television announcements, unexpected adaptations and the always-encouraging premise of monsters getting chainsawed in half. Let’s not waste any time getting to this week’s Horror News Rundown, where you can get all the biggest horror news of the week in one place! […]


Check Out This Hilarious New Short Film: WHEN THE PURGE ENDS!

So you’ve “purged” with a night of celebrated mayhem, torture, and blood-shed. But what happens when The Purge ends? Check out this hilarious new short from writer/director Eli Thomas and his “Pizza for Breakfast” team as they examine the morning after The Purge…


Celebrate Independence Day With A New Mini-Episode Of SHOCK WAVES!

Surprise! Despite being on a brief hiatus from full length episodes of the Shock Waves podcast, myself (Rob Galluzzo), Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek managed to get together and record a special mini-episode of Shock Waves in honor of the July 4th holiday. We chat a bit about THE PURGE franchise, “slasher” gem SLAUGHTER HIGH, […]


Ten Classic Horror Movies With Powerful Socio-Political Undertones

With the release of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, we’re about to return to one of the more challenging and unsettling horror franchises to deal with the concept of class warfare in a very literal sense. Where the first film presented the horrific downside of the false utopia presented by the New Founding Fathers, the second […]


Our 5 Favorite PURGE Villains

This election year has been a trying one, and we just finished the primaries. It is fitting that, this Friday, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR hits theaters. Hopefully, the dystopian near-future politics of the fictitious film will take my mind off the dire state of real-life politics. Then again, after re-watching the first two PURGE movies, […]


5 New Places THE PURGE Should Go Next

The concept for THE PURGE is one that works in almost any context. It’s the future, and in an attempt to curtail violent crime, the government has declared an annual holiday: THE PURGE, in which for one night out of the year, (almost) any crime is perfectly legal. It’s monstrous and yet rife with possibilities […]


New Trailer Released for THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR!

The 3rd inclusion in THE PURGE franchise, THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR, is releasing to theaters on July 1st. This morning they debuted a new trailer for the film. Check out both the summary and the new trailer below! It’s been two years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on […]