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Films 

Is This New MUMMY A “Horror” Movie… Or What?

It’s been in the works for a while now, but for the last several years, Universal Studios has been looking for the appropriate way to relaunch their series of world-famous monsters. It hasn’t been easy. Francis Ford Coppola’s DRACULA was a stellar and proper adaptation of the original Bram Stoker book, but that came out […]

Films TV 

Post-HALLOWEEN Report, Horror TV and Anthologies Talk & More On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

In the first part of episode 24 of the SHOCK WAVES podcast, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, every reports back on their Halloween. Rob celebrated with a handful of horror anthologies including John Carpenter’s BODY BAGS, DEADTIME STORIES and […]

Films 

Let’s Howl At The 10 Coolest Looking Cinematic Werewolves!

I love monster movies. I mean, we all do, right? But if I had to narrow it down to one particular monster? The werewolf. I’ve always been a huge fan of werewolf horror, mainly the stories that tackle the duality between 2 personalities, constantly fighting for dominance and then losing all control and succumbing to their […]

Toys 

Artist Remakes ’80s Line of Kenner’s GHOSTBUSTERS Monster Toys!

The movie was remade, so why not the toys?! Released in June of 1984, the original GHOSTBUSTERS was a smash hit at the box office, going on to become the second highest-grossing film of that year and eventually spawning a media franchise that has continually become more and more popular in the past 30+ years. […]

Films 

We Need More Kid Horror!

When I was a kid, horror was everywhere. For the adults you had THE SHINING, CAT PEOPLE, MISERY and SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. For the teens there was FRIDAY THE 13th, NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, EVIL DEAD and HELLRAISER. For we youngsters, there was POLTERGEIST, GREMLINS, BEETLEJUICE and MONSTER SQUAD. Everyone had something that could […]

Films 

Rumble in the Rubble: When FRANKENSTEIN Met THE WOLF MAN!

On the moonlit moors of Llanwelly Village, Sir John Talbot rushes to the aid of Gwen Conliffe, who is being attacked by a ghastly man-beast. He clubs the creature to death with a silver-­headed cane. Gwen is saved, but Sir John is horrified to discover that he has killed his own son, Lawrence Talbot. The […]

Films 

Furry Fury! THE WEREWOLF OF LONDON vs. THE WOLF MAN

Do you dare enter the lycanthropic steel cage match between THE WEREWOLF OF LONDON and THE WOLF MAN?! Two seemingly normal men will enter but under the light of a pale full moon, both will undergo a hideous transformation into snarling man-beasts, seized with an uncontrollable blood lust! Price of Admission? Your soul! Sitting snugly […]

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 […]

Films 

Five MORE Horror Franchises That Would Make Great Video Games

It has been pointed out, time and time again, that making scary video games is really, really hard. The element of interactivity can either be used to insinuate the player into an eerie new world of all-consuming dread, or to constantly remind them that the game they are playing is a falsehood, and not particularly […]

Films 

Which Is YOUR Favorite Monster From THE MONSTER SQUAD?

In previous editions of character showdown, we’ve run polls to determine who your favorite Universal Monster was. (The Wolf Man was the front runner with the Creature From The Black Lagoon at a close second!) We’ve asked you to tell us which member of THE MONSTER SQUAD was your pick for best. We even gave all […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

12 More Gravesites of Famous Horror Icons

The tourism shall continue. Recently, Blumhouse published an article directing enthused (and respectful) fans of horror to the burial sites of some of the genre’s best-known luminaries. Many of them are interred in Los Angeles, making visits to the City of Angels ripe for horror tourism. Others were cremated and scattered overseas. But seeking out […]

Films 

Who Is YOUR Favorite Universal Monster?!

I think for a lot of us that have had a life-long obsession with the horror genre, it probably all began with the first time we got a glimpse of any of the Universal Monster Movies. After all, what better introduction could we ask for than the often misunderstood ghouls of the black and white classics? For me, the […]