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Universal Pictures Announces DARK UNIVERSE Starting With THE MUMMY; BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Is Up Next!

We’ve always known that THE MUMMY has been intended to kick off yet another monster-based “shared” universe, which quite frankly, is something the original Universal Monster movies did to begin with. I always kind of appreciate that each sequel would pick up where ever the last one left off (like The Wolfman and Frankenstein’s monster […]

Films 

5 Villains, 5 Heroes… Let’s Recast Our Own MONSTER SQUAD!

Last week on episode 46 of the Shock Waves podcast, we welcomed special guests Andre Gower and Ryan Lambert from THE MONSTER SQUAD onto the show. And in honor of these particular guests, we wanted to give each other (and our listeners) a fun homework assignment. If you could pick any 5 monsters and any […]

Films 

5 Times ABBOTT and COSTELLO Faced The Universal Monsters!

Sure ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN is a great monster mash but have you seen the others? For many that film was the ultimate gateway flick to discovering the classic creature features. After all, it had everything in it – the comedians were in top from and Bela Lugosi officially played Dracula for the first […]

Films TV 

ASH VS. EVIL DEAD, SCREAM and THE WOLFMAN – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Maybe television really is the future. This week on The Horror News Rundown we’re taking a look at what’s to come with some of the biggest and most talked about horror TV shows, an unexpected change to one of the most talked about sci-fi/horror sequels on the horizon, and taking a gander at the trailer […]

Toys 

These Mind-Blowing Custom Horror Toys Are Eerily Realistic

Earlier this year here on Blumhouse, we shined the spotlight on a master toy customizer who goes by the name One’s Customs, highlighting his line of “Original Concepts” action figures. The basic idea was that he wanted to redesign his favorite horror icons in his own unique style, and One’s visions of Jason, Michael Myers […]

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6 MORE Of Horror’s Coolest Looking Werewolves!

Last week, I took aim at one of my favorite sub-genres in horror and counted down the top 10 coolest looking cinematic werewolves. I was pleasantly surprised by the over-enthusiastic response via social media and the fact that so many people hold the lycanthrope so near and dear to their hearts as well! It’s funny […]

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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 

Remember When The NINJA TURTLES and UNIVERSAL MONSTERS Joined Forces?!

Like GHOSTBUSTERS, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES is an ’80s property so popular that it’s as beloved and relevant today as it was when it was first introduced. And the franchises will soon share more in common than simply being enduringly popular, as sequel TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS and Paul Feig’s […]

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Who Was The Coolest Of The WAXWORK Monsters?

Yesterday, we took a look at director Anthony Hickox’s 1988 cult classic VHS hit WAXWORK, and hypothetically discussed the best way to remake it, if the stars had aligned and the timing was right during the golden era of New Line Cinema’s “House Of Horrors.” It’s unlikely that it’d ever happen, but it did put […]

Films 

Here’s How You Could Have Remade WAXWORK

I’m a huge fan of monster mashes. I mean, I think we all are, right? We grow up watching these larger than life characters that fill us with both fright and delight, and for whatever reason, we immediately start contemplating what the odds would be like if they ever faced off against each other. My […]

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Behold This (SUICIDE) MONSTER SQUAD Trailer!

I love recut trailers. They can remind you how awesome a movie is. And in today’s pop culture savvy world, people get creative with any number of mash-ups they can think of, hence this You Tube clip I came across from user ThatMattCaronGuy which recuts Fred Dekker’s beloved 1987 film THE MONSTER SQUAD in the […]

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Death by Laughter: Five Great American Made Horror Comedies

There are two things I love more than just about anything else in this world: being scared and laughing. Lucky for me, I get to do both every time I look in the mirror, but for you handsome gentlemen and lovely ladies reading this, that is not an option – you’re all cute as buttons! […]

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#RESPECT – Rudy, THE MONSTER SQUAD’s Most Valuable Player

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. I feel this one is long overdue, so can we please give […]