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Films Scary Fun 

5 Absolute Must-See Horror Classics Now Streaming on Netflix!

Netflix is currently streaming quite a few horror classics! These films are not only genre staples, but many are game changers that altered the shape and trends of the entire industry. It is time to revisit these wonderful flicks, or if you are new to the horror genre, experience some of the films that have […]

Films 

The True Story Behind the Legendary “Lost Ending” of THE SHINING

Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING has one hell of an ending: maniac Jack Torrance’s frozen grimace, followed by the slow push-in on the antique photograph on the Overlook Hotel wall, is one of the most memorable one-two gut-punches in film history. But Kubrick’s original version of the film included another scene inserted between these two iconic […]

Toys 

LAYERS OF FEAR Review: Peel Back The Terror

LAYERS OF FEAR is a haunted house turned into a video game. There’s something to be said for a game whose sole purpose is to utterly disorient and terrify you, and in that goal, it succeeds remarkably. This is a horror game that’s absolutely packed with scares, leaving you a frightened mess throughout its five hour […]

Films Scary Fun 

THE CHICKENING: This Psychotic Poultry-Themed SHINING Remix Will Break Your Brain Forever

The clip you’re about to witness is without a doubt the most bug-shit insane five minutes of video you’ll see all week… no, scratch that. All year. ALL YEAR. THE CHICKENING, a short film by Canadian directing team “Smearballs” — a.k.a. Nick DenBoer and Davy Force — recently annihilated audiences at both TIFF and the […]

Films 

Netflix Adds New Horror Titles: 5 Frightening Flicks That Are Now Streaming!

Netflix added a few new horror titles in January. Whoo-hoo! Fresh blood! We have culled a list of 5 fantastic Netflix horror movies below. This includes their newest horror acquisitions, as well as a few older titles you may have missed. THE FACULTY (1998) Oh, high school. You suck in general! But now the faculty […]

Films 

THE HATEFUL EIGHT vs. THE THING: Tarantino’s Salute to Carpenter’s Classic

Quentin Tarantino recently announced to the press that his next film project may be a horror movie — which actually comes as no surprise, since his love of the genre comes across in many of his previous projects; for example, he’s often referred to DEATH PROOF as his own spin on familiar slasher movie tropes. […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

London Commuters Stalked by Nightmare Doll Twins

If you thought the Grady Twins from THE SHINING were terrifying, imagine how Londoners felt recently when their morning commute was accompanied by the arrival of two young girls wearing Victorian-era dresses and porcelain doll-like masks. According to Western Daily Press, the 10-year-old girls were spotted at various locations around London, including busy streets and […]

Scary Fun TV 

A Very Spooky… BOY MEETS WORLD

Welcome to A Very Spooky… Each week, I will look at and review a classic TV series that is not known for horror but would, on occasion, dip its toes into the waters of terror. This week we’ll be discussing Boy Meets World season 5, episode 17: And Then There Was Shawn. Boy Meets World […]

Scary Fun 

THE SHINING Hotel May Soon Become the World’s Largest Horror Museum

The historic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, beloved by horror fans as the inspiration for Stephen King’s landmark novel THE SHINING (and recently featured in our list of The World’s Most Haunted Hotels), already attracts legions of King readers and ghost-seeking tourists every year… but if things come together as planned, the century-old landmark […]

Films 

Not Horror But Thriller: Guest Editorial By Graham Skipper

The following guest editorial piece was written by Graham Skipper, star of the films ALMOST HUMAN and THE MIND’S EYE, and known on stage as Herbert West in RE-ANIMATOR: THE MUSICAL.  I was having a discussion the other night with a gentleman I’d just met, a smart guy who clearly is a fan of cinema and […]

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse.com Senior Writer Gregory Burkart

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

Films Scary Fun 

Meet the Staff: Ten Questions with Blumhouse Productions Founder/CEO Jason Blum

Today we proudly present the first in a series of candid interviews with the staff of Blumhouse Productions, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. What better way to get […]

Films 

Check Out This Bizarre, Yet Perfect RADIOHEAD / THE SHINING Mashup!

Here’s one of the many reasons I love the Internet. You can randomly stumble upon the unimaginable. Case in point, this video below. For no rhyme or reason, this You Tube user took the RADIOHEAD track “Myxomatosis” from their 2003 album “Hail To The Thief” and perfectly edited it to clips from Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING. […]