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Films 

History of THE PLANET OF THE APES Part 6: Remake of the Apes

Catch up here! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 It had been 20 years since the cancellation of RETURN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES when filmmaker Adam Rifkin walked into 20th Century Fox’s offices to pitch some ideas. One of the things he brought up was an idea on how […]

Films 

VIDEO: The Long Lost Art Of The Movie Novelization!

Here is Wikipedia’s introduction paragraph to a what a “movie novelization” is. “A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic strip or video game. Film novelizations were particularly popular before the advent of home video, but continue […]

Films 

Check Out Chucky The Salesman In This Rare CHILD’S PLAY VHS Promo Video

Bless the internet. And in particular You Tube because you can always find some of the strangest oddities on there. Sometimes it’s commercials or weird late night things you vaguely recall seeing as a kid. Other times, it’s promotional videos that serve as a time capsule, a relic of a time now long lost much […]

Films 

6 Animated Movies Perfect For The Halloween Season – In 3-D!

If you’ve been following along on my editorials here on Bumhouse.com, then you may know what a huge advocate for home 3D I am. I’ve already listed out 5 recommendations, then 5 more and then another 5 to own! But I’ve specifically reserved a slot this week to pick 6 animated movies available in home […]

Films 

Oz Perkins Talks Horror, TOXIC AVENGER & How He Almost Directed FRIDAY THE 13TH On The New Shock Waves!

This week’s episode of the Shock Waves podcast is a good one! We welcome to the show very special guest Oz Perkins. He’s appeared as an actor in things like DEAD & BREAKFAST, LEGALLY BLONDE and REMOVAL, but more recenly has delved into writing and directing some of the most unique and intriguing horror films […]

Films 

We Enter PHANTASM RAVAGER With Director David Hartman On SHOCK WAVES!

On this week’s episode of Shock Waves, join your hosts Rob Galluzzo, Elric Kane, Rebekah McKendry and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First up, the gang all attended Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights in Hollywood, CA and report back on the entire experience! Also in full swing is Beyondfest! Rob […]

Films 

Look At This Freakin’ Clown! Indelible Clown Movie Moments

Coulrophobia. noun 1. an abnormal fear of clowns. A lot of people suffer from this above ailment. Thankfully, I am not one of them. But if you’re a horror fan and you suffer from a fear of clowns, then I can only imagine the combination of the two being complete nightmare fuel. Now available on Blu-Ray […]

Films 

BEETLEJUICE GOES HAWAIIAN: The Sequel That Almost Was

The Internet broke last Mach when many (many, many) entertainment websites claimed that director Tim Burton had confirmed BEETLEJUICE II was officially moving towards production. Problem is: Burton’s comments were completely fabricated. After a tremendous buildup, heartbreaking news to the contrary felt like someone had cancelled Christmas, leaving fans confused and flabbergasted. Tim Burton has […]

Comic Books Films 

The Long, Sad History Of SUPERMAN (Almost) On Film

For us comic nerds, we live in truly wonderful times. Superheroes are taking over the screen, both big and small with Marvel’s incredibly long run of critical and financial hits, as well as DC’s burgeoning film universe and solid TV shows. And yet there is a sadness within us. A sadness born from Warner Brothers’ […]

Films 

Check Out These Early Student Films Made by Iconic Genre Directors

I went to film school, and it was there that I learned I should never, ever become a director. As such, my short films will never see the light of day. Luckily, that is not the case for more talented filmmakers. Thanks to the internet, you can find practically anything these days — including the student […]

Films 

HALF-LIFE, THE CROW and MUSICAL RESIDENT EVIL?! – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Development Hell is a lot like actual Hell, in that nobody wants to go there and hardly anything ever leaves. This week on the Horror News Rundown we’re getting updates on several promising film franchises that are either trying to emerge from the Hollywood production quagmire or sinking ever deeper inside of it. (Usually both.) […]

Films 

10 Horror Director Cameos You Probably Didn’t Know About

Horror directors get to have all of the fun! Because of the very nature of the type of material these filmmakers are shooting, things can get a little wild, messy and ludicrous, but often times, the general vibe on a horror movie set is predominantly positive. Some directors like to go the extra mile and cameo […]

Films 

LA – See “The Importance Of Being Vincent,” A Vincent Price Exhibit This Weekend!

For all of our Los Angeles readers, here’s a truly special event taking place this weekend in Burbank that you absolutely have to make the effort to check out. Our friends over at Creatures Features along with film writer/historian David Del Valle are hosting a Vincent Price tribute exhibit titled “The Importance Of Being Vincent.” […]