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  • Kill of the Week: Death By Wine Bottle in ‘Sorority Row’
    Every week, we spotlight a kill that we just can’t get enough of. This is Kill of the Week. From around 2006 to 2009, seemingly every successful slasher movie from the ’70s and ’80s was finding itself on the remake chopping block. That three-year span saw the release of countless slasher remakes, including Black Christmas, My […]
  • [Exclusive] Vertical Entertainment Acquires the Terrifying ‘Still/Born’
    Director Brandon Christensen’s Still/Born (read Kalyn’s review) sure made an impression at this year’s Overlook Film Festival, nabbing the prestigious Scariest Feature Award. The jurors praised that the film “combines visceral chills and a creepy atmosphere into a perfectly terrifying package.” Today we can exclusively report that Still/Born, Christensen’s feature debut, has been acquired by Vertical Entertainment. They […]
  • Stefano Takes Center Stage in New ‘The Evil Within 2’ Trailer
    Earlier in the week, Bethesda had posted a couple of shots from “Stefano’s Gallery”, the antagonist for The Evil Within 2. Now, prior to Bethesda showing off the game’s first gameplay demo at this year’s Quakecon, the publisher has released a new trailer detailing the mysterious Stefano. According to the write-up on Bethesda’s blog, Stefano […]
  • [Blu-ray Review] Walter Hill’s ‘The Assignment’ Has a Pretty Crazy Premise
    I love Walter Hill. I’ll happily watch anything he makes and I know that I’ll be entertained. He may not always knock it out of the ballpark but he rarely ever strikes out. His latest effort, The Assignment, is a ground-ruled double. The Assignment has a pretty crazy premise, one that would likely cause more of an uproar […]
  • R.I.P. ‘Predator’ Star Sonny Landham
    I’m not sure a movie has ever had a cooler cast than John McTiernan’s Predator, packed with badass dudes carrying big ass guns. One of those actors who made a huge impression in the film was Sonny Landham, who we’re very sad to report has passed away at the age of 76 from congestive heart […]
  • Remembering R.L. Stine’s Forgotten ‘Nightmare Room’
    R.L. Stine’s massively successful book series GOOSEBUMPS became a multimedia juggernaut in the 1990s, with a successful TV series and all kinds of video games and other merchandise. It continues to go strong to this day, with a successful 2015 film that’s soon getting a sequel, and new books being released regularly, currently under the […]
  • Tommy Wirkola Describes ‘What Happened To Monday’ as a 1990s Paul Verhoeven Movie!
    Tommy Wirkola, the man who brought us such genre gems as Dead Snow and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, is back with a brand new Netflix sci-fi thriller called What Happened to Monday, starring Noomi Rapace. Told in the vein of a 1990s Paul Verhoeven movie, this film is set in a futuristic world where […]
  • New “Channel Zero: No-End House” Teaser Wants to Eat You Alive
    At this point, it almost feels like “American Horror Story: Cult” and “Channel Zero: No-End House” are in competition to see who can not only release more teasers, but also who can release creepier ones. The second season of the Syfy series arrives on September 20, and we’ve got a new teaser for ya today. […]
  • New “American Horror Story: Cult” Poster is Deeply Unsettling
    Have a taste. We’re now about two and a half weeks away from the premiere of “American Horror Story: Cult,” which promises to be a “gory take on post-Trump America.“ On the subject of the forthcoming seventh season, creator Ryan Murphy just revealed over on Twitter that the main title sequence will be released Monday, August […]
  • There’s an Official ‘IT’ 8-bit Game You Can Play Right Now!
    Pop the balloons to earn points! The marketing for Andy Muschietti’s IT just keeps getting better and better, as a fun 8-bit game has just been added to the movie’s official website. It’s called IT: Enter The Sewer, and it’s set deep within the bowels of Pennywise’s domain. The simple game makes you the pilot of […]
  • Action-packed Full Trailer for ‘Tokyo Ghoul’
    Funimation Films recently announced its acquisition of the live action Tokyo Ghoul movie, directed by Kentarō Hagiwara and starring Masataka Kubota. Funimation will release the film in North American theatres in Japanese with English subtitles, with dates for the theatrical release coming in the near future. A September 21st date is teased at the end of the trailer. Viz […]
  • ‘Fantastic Voyage’ Remake Reportedly Filming Next Year; Del Toro Still Directing?
    It was initially reported way back in January 2016 that Guillermo del Toro, whose The Shape of Water hits theaters this December, was in talks to direct a remake of the 1966 sci-fi adventure film, Fantastic Voyage. It’s been radio silence on that front since then, but an update seems to have arrived this week. The website […]
  • ‘The Oath’ Trailer Kickstarts a Heart for Revenge (Exclusive)
    Icelandic director/producer Baltasar Kormakur will see the release of his psychological thriller The Oath on September 8th via Gunpowder & Sky. Penned by Olafur Egilsson and co-written Kormakur: “The Oath tells the harrowing tale of a driven father who sets out to rescue his daughter from a world of petty crime and drug use, only to find that […]
  • Tommy Wirkola’s “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” TV Spinoff to Have New Creatures and Cast (Exclusive)
    Aside from his latest film What Happened to Monday hitting Netflix today, Dead Snow director Tommy Wirkola says he’s been busy the past six months working on a variety of projects – mainly, preparing Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters for the small screen. “I had an idea for the sequel story so I wrote the […]
  • ‘A Dark Song’ Plays With Black Magic on Home Video
    Two broken souls. An unholy alliance. Liam Gavin’s unsettling indie horror hit occult horror flick A Dark Song (review) sustains an air of quiet, creeping dread, tensely building towards a confrontation with evils unknown to our earthly bounds. The debut feature from rising horror auteur Liam Gavin, A Dark Song is available on Blu-ray on DVD September […]
  • Jeremy Slater Talks ‘The Exorcist III’ Influence On “The Exorcist” Season 2
    In one of the most brilliant twists in television history, we learned about halfway through the first season of FOX’s “The Exorcist” that Geena Davis’ Angela Rance was actually Regan MacNeil, firmly connecting the series to the film franchise as a decades-later sequel. So then, will the forthcoming second season have any ties to the […]
  • [Video] All the Craziest “Ash vs. Evil Dead” Season 2 Gore in 60 Seconds
    Remember when Ash stuck his head up a dead guy’s ass? It goes without saying that the second season of “Ash vs. Evil Dead” pushed all limits of good taste with some incredibly graphic and gory scenes of violence, and we fans of the franchise really wouldn’t have it any other way.  The series has […]
  • Australian Haunter ‘The School’ Mixes ‘Hellraiser’ with ‘Lord of the Flies’?
    Lunar Pictures and Australia-based Bronte Pictures released the first teaser for their supernatural horror thriller The School, directed by award-winning Australian writer/director Storm Ashwood. The School follows Amy, an attractive, successful surgeon, who struggles to cope with her emergency room duties and those of a young mother looking after her hospitalized son who has fallen into a coma. […]
  • ‘IT’ Director Andy Muschietti Shares Feelings On 1990 Adaptation
    Twenty-seven years ago, Halloween 3: Season of the Witch director Tommy Lee Wallace introduced us to Pennywise on the small screen with IT, the original mini-series adaptation of Stephen King’s terrifying novel. With Andy Muschietti’s new adaptation arriving next month, you may be wondering what the Mama director thinks of the 1990 iteration. Well wonder no […]
  • Japanese ‘Jigsaw’ Poster Brings Back the Famous Billy Puppet
    The Japanese Twitter account for the Lionsgate’s Jigsaw just shared this excellent international poster for the eighth Saw film that brings back the famous Billy puppet front and center. He also makes an appearance at the end of the film’s first trailer that sets up a funny one-liner. In the new film out October 27, […]
  • Exclusive Look at Arrow’s ‘The Slayer’ Needs a Companion
    In about a week and a half Arrow Video will release The Slayer, an early 80’s slasher that genre fans have been dying to get their hands on. After wasting away in obscurity for a number of years slasher fans will now be able to enjoy the classic from director J.S. Cardone in a brand new 4k transfer. […]
  • Billy Idol Was Originally Cast as the T-1000 in ‘Terminator 2’?!
    James Cameron‘s Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the greatest films ever made. It’s perfection. It’s hard to pinpoint any single thing that could have been changed to make it better, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t fun to think about what could have been done differently. Imagine if rock legend Billy Idol played […]
  • You Can Watch ‘Evil Dead 2’ in the Woods… With Bruce Campbell!
    In the wake of Jaws on the water comes… Evil Dead 2 in the woods! For-the-fans screenings of horror films from the past have become increasingly unique and interactive in recent years; along those very lines, EW reports today that the Alamo Drafthouse, SYFY, and Austin’s BookPeople have put together a special event this September that’ll […]
  • [Podcasts] Virtual Pros #47 – Summershame ’17! RIP Tanahashi Hair & Onita in America!
    Al and Mike recap their trip to CZW Once in a Lifetime and all of the tawdry tales from that entire weekend, then they make their picks for the 2nd annual SUMMERSHAME challenge where the loser will suffer a shameful fate. Plus: Tanahashi’s beautiful hair, being stuck in a hot room and the repercussions, G1 […]
  • [Podcasts] Forever Midnight – Episode 68: Butcher Bro-Down
    The dudes sit down in the old Baphomet Bungalow to talk with Mitchell Altieri, director of the new horror comedy, The Night Watchmen and half of the mysterious Butcher Brothers (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind). Also discussed: the psychology behind remaking a horror classic, and the genius of Neill Blomkamp. Subscribe and Listen to Past […]
  • [Trailer] Video Game ‘Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier’ is Set Between Movies
    Choose the leader you want to be. Not only is the Planet of the Apes franchise heading into the world of comic books with a King Kong mashup, but a video game is also coming soon. Planet of the Apes: The Last Frontier bridges the gap between recent feature films Dawn of the Planet of the Apes […]
  • ‘The Atoning’ Trailer Lets Loose a Closet Monster (Exclusive)
    Gravitas Ventures has provided us with the exclusive trailer premiere for The Atoning, out on DVD, Blu-ray, Redbox, and Digital HD September 5, 2017. Pre-order on iTunes here. In the film, “Vera, Ray, and Sam, a seemingly normal family, are haunted by more than mere ghosts. The lingering horror of their past threatens their ability to […]
  • Gene Simmons to Critics of the Devil Horns Controversy: “Bitch, I Can Do Anything I Want”
    A few months back KISS bassist Gene Simmons attempted to trademark the iconic “devil horns” hand gesture that’s become commonplace in the rock community. After public outrage for the greedy play, he backed down, abandoned the application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. While the public scrutiny obviously got under his skin, he’s […]
  • Public Service Announcement: There Are New Halloween Pop Tarts!
    The Halloween season isn’t just about horror movies. There are many things that make the road to Halloween such an exciting time, and one of the big ones is all the seasonal food products that begin hitting store shelves in August/September. All kinds of Halloween-themed candies and snack items are unleashed, and we’re excited to […]
  • ‘Besetment’ Images Check into a Nightmarish Hotel
    Bates Motel may be closed, but Besetment is open for business! Uncork’d Entertainment invites you to a hotel of horrors this June with Brad Douglas’s thriller/chiller Besetment. Besetment stars Abby Wathen (The Bay) as a young woman who takes a hotel position in a small town where she ends up fighting for her life. “Amanda Millard, struggling and desperate […]
  • Today is ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Day!
    “The film which you are about to see is an account of the tragedy which befell a group of five youths, in particular Sally Hardesty and her invalid brother, Franklin.” Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre began terrifying audiences on October 1st, 1974, which means that we’re fast approaching its 43rd anniversary. But that’s […]
  • Netflix Teases the Return of “The Punisher”!
    Marvel’s Nextflix shows have been hit or miss ranging from the phenomenal (“Jessica Jones”) to the god-awful (“Iron Fist”). One of the better of the shared Hell’s Kitchen universe was the season in which Daredevil battled The Punisher, played by “The Walking Dead” fav Jon Bernthal. It was about as vicious as it could possibly […]
  • [Exclusive] ‘Killer Klowns’ Orchestral Soundtrack Coming from Varese Sarabande
    I’m often asked to name my all-time favorite horror movie scores, and one of the first ones that always comes to mind is Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Composed by John Massari, the colorful ’80s synth score is as iconic as the film itself, and it’s set to be re-awakened this Halloween season… with a […]
  • English-language Trailer for the ‘Inside’ Remake
    While there’s still no news on a U.S. release for Kidnapped and Extinction director Miguel Ángel Vivas‘  Inside, his remake of Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury’s À l’intérieur, the film begins its international run today, and with it comes an English-language trailer. Vivas looks to have kept the spirit of the French film, only less bloody. I still […]
  • ‘Friday the 13th: The Game’ Launches New Website; New Jason & New Map Coming Soon!
    In addition to Friday the 13th: The Game getting a Playstation 4 and Xbox One release on Friday, October 13, we also know that a new patch is in the works that’ll bring smaller, deadlier maps into the game. But what else is coming soon? Over on the just launched official website for Friday the 13th: The Game, the game’s developers […]
  • WORLD OF DEATH Ep. 106 – I Want You Inside Me
    Hey everyone! Welcome back to another Thursday edition of WORLD OF DEATH. We have another good one for you today. Let’s go back to high school. A time when everything was awkward to you as you discovered who you were. This was also the time when most of us lost that V-card. Everyone wanted it […]
  • [Review] ‘The Forest of the Lost Souls’ is Art-House Horror of the Finest Caliber
    The Forest of the Lost Souls is a wild movie. I went into not knowing what to expect and it threw me for a loop. And that’s not an expression I regularly use but I feel like it’s extremely fitting for this movie. This movie messed with me, man. It basically tricked me into lowering my […]
  • [Exclusive] ‘The Houses October Built 2’ 360° Teaser Buries You Alive
    The End is Where We Begin. Back in 2014, Bobby Roe brought us deep into the world of extreme haunts with The Houses October Built, a found footage gem that was one of my personal favorite horror movies released that year. On September 22, surprise sequel The Houses October Built 2 arrives in limited theaters […]
  • ‘Darkwood’ Exits Early Access, Complete With New Trailer
    Right on schedule, Acid Wizard Studio’s free-roam survival horror game Darkwood has come out of Steam Early Access, and is now available. In addition, the team released a brand new gameplay trailer for the game, which began work way back in 2013. “After more than 4 years of development, Darkwood is finally complete. Thank you […]
  • The ‘Inside’ Remake Gets European Release
    With screenplay by Jaume Balagueró ([REC]) and director Miguel Ángel Vivas’ usual collaborator Manu Díez, the Inside remake stars Rachel Nichols (The Loop, Tokarev, Fantastic Four) and Laura Harring (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire, Love in the Time of Cholera, The Punisher), who are both featured in these new images. The film is set to premiere at the upcoming FrightFest in London, although Bloody reader Fabien […]
  • ‘Cybil’s House’ Poster Looks Like the Weirdest VHS Cover You Saw as a Child
    If Lifeforce and Earth Girls Are Easy got slapped across the face by Ru Paul this would be the result. London club night, Cybil’s House, is having an intergalactic theme where there will no doubt be screams that everyone can hear. Here’s the sci-fi section, VHS style poster you would have found toward the back […]
  • ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Actor Reprises Iconic Role for Warbeast’s New Video
    “The weed is family.” The members of metal band Warbeast are clearly huge fans of Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chain Saw Massacre, as they’ve got a whole song on their new album that’s dedicated to one of its most iconic characters. The song, found on Enter the Arena, is titled “Hitchhiker,” and the lyrics are based […]
  • Unpeel the New Trailer for Documentary ‘The Garbage Pail Kids Story’
    “Kids loved it. Parents hated it. That’s where we wanted to be.” In the 1980s, a bunch of underground cartoonists parodied a popular doll with The Garbage Pail Kids, a controversial Topps trading card line that’s still going strong to this day. The upcoming documentary 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story takes a […]
  • “Rob Zombie’s 13 Nights of Halloween” Coming to HDNET MOVIES in October
    Who better to show you some cool horror films this Halloween? Rob Zombie will be playing the role of horror host for HDNET MOVIES’ forthcoming two-week holiday event “Rob Zombie’s 13 Nights of Halloween,” which we’ve just learned will run from October 19 straight through Halloween night! On each of the 13 nights, Zombie will be on […]
  • ‘Jackals’ Clip Sets Up the Abduction
    Blade‘s Stephen Dorff, who is also battling Leatherface this October, is starring in Jackals, a new slasher that looks like the perfect holdover until The Strangers sequel arrives next year. Saw VI and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter director Kevin Greutert helms the ’80s-set psychological thriller that centers on an estranged family who hires a cult de-programmer (Dorff) to get back their teenage son from a […]
  • Another New “Stranger Things” Poster Pays Tribute to ‘The Running Man’
    Chief Jim Hopper is playing a deadly game. The official “Stranger Things” Twitter account has been having a whole lot of fun on the road to the Season 2 premiere, live-tweeting along with Season 1 episodes, sharing behind the scenes photos, and also showing off new art that plays up the hit Netflix series’ strong […]
  • I Visited the Infamous Clown Motel and Lived to Tell the Tale
    “While I cannot say that the Clown Motel is filled with murderous clowns, there was definitely something unnerving about it.” This summer, I decided to embark on a road trip with a close friend from high school. We were going to stop at several locations along the way, but our main destination was also our […]
  • We Really Wish These Horror Movie Hallmark Ornaments Were Real
    It’s like Halloween and Christmas had beautiful babies! In their defense, Hallmark has put out some pretty awesome holiday ornaments. In addition to recent ones based on Jaws and Predator, Hallmark is this holiday season releasing an Ellen Ripley (in Power Loader) ornament in tribute to Aliens, so we have to give them credit for embracing […]
  • The ‘Pyewacket’ Trailer Summons a Witch; Dark Horse for Best Horror at TIFF 2017!
    In Pyewacket, from director Adam MacDonald (Backcountry), a frustrated girl (Nicole Muñoz) attempts an occult ritual but awakens something sinister in the woods instead. The film, ironically from the executive producer of The Witch, is actually about a young girl who performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother. Hailing out […]
  • Netflix Shares Joyous “Stranger Things” Behind the Scenes Photos
    We could all use a smile today. After just one season, it’s impossible to not already be completely in love with pretty much everything about “Stranger Things,“ from the characters right down to the actors playing them. The series has no doubt launched a handful of careers in one fell swoop, particularly when it comes […]