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Films 

After This Chilling Short Film, You Will Never Get AWAY FROM IT ALL

Some of the best horror shorts are terrifying cautionary tales, often employing an extra macabre twist, in the mode of old-school horror comics. That’s the creepy vibe we’re feeling in AWAY FROM IT ALL, a moody short film that also happens to be the creation of frequent Blumhouse.com contributor and “Journalist of the Bizarre,” Stephen […]

Films 

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Mind-Bending Horror Short FACE OF 4!

You may already be familiar with the creative output of Alexander Azzi — already known to the music world as electronic music producer, DJ and composer Drop Goblin. I covered Alex’s music frequently back in the day as music reporter for FEARnet, and his horror-inspired projects have amazed EDM-loving genre fans from around the globe. Now […]

Films 

Exclusive Premiere: The Surreal Short PERDITION Conjures a Grisly Existential Nightmare

Some short-form horror films serve up concentrated shocks, while others creep inside your head and make you question everything you’ve seen. Writer-director Jake E. Sampson’s moody horror short PERDITION falls into the latter category, and we’re honored to host its online premiere, just in time for Halloween. PERDITION finds desperate protagonist Alan (Dan Heyerman) inexplicably transported […]

Films News 

The Bomb Collar Heist: The Shocking True Story Behind the Movie 30 MINUTES OR LESS

On August 28, 2003, pizza delivery man Brian Wells responded to an order at the end of his shift. Hours later, he would be surrounded by police, cross-legged on the pavement with a bomb wrapped around his neck. Within minutes of their arrival the bomb would detonate, blowing a hole clean through Wells’ chest on […]

Films 

THE DUMB WAITER Packs a Feature’s Worth of Suspense Into 16 Minutes

I’m going to try something a little different for this week’s column, and bring your attention to an almost-forgotten 1979 short film from UK writer-director Robert Bierman. I’m going to argue that this short sums up everything that works in slasher cinema — without resorting to attention-grabbing techniques like graphic violence, sleazy exploitation or a short-attention-span […]

Films TV 

Here’s Why This is the Scariest Movie Teaser of All Time

You might find this hard to believe, but… when I was a kid, I was too scared to even think about watching a horror movie. Any horror movie. It’s not like I wasn’t morbidly fascinated with monsters and maniacs; it’s an odd quirk of human nature that we tend to become obsessed with the things […]