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'A Brilliant Monster' Director F. C. Rabbath Begins Shooting 'Mr. Calculator' This Summer

Indie director and new horror darling F. C. Rabbath announced his next project, a sci-fi thriller titled Mr. Calculator, will be going into production this summer. Filming begins this June in Florida. Dennis Friebe  and Andy Gion are set to star. ...

February 15th, 2019 |

Ridley Scott's 'Alien' Subject of New Documentary

Documentarian Alexandre O. Philippe, known for his work taking a closer look at classic horror films in docs such as 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene, debuted a new film at Sundance last month. Memory: The Origins of Alien looks at the roots of Ridl...

February 14th, 2019 |

14 Valentine's Day Horror Movies to Keep Your Blood Pumping

Fear and love are so closely related in the human brain that they give us extremely similar physical reactions. Film directors have been taking advantage of this since the origins of horror cinema, mixing sex, attraction and murder to keep our senses...

February 12th, 2019 |

'The Craft' Collector's Edition Blu-Ray Available in March

One of the best horror films of the 90s and an iconic film for witches in cinema is getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release. The Craft special edition will become available via Scream Factory on March 12th, 2019. Bonus Features Include...

February 11th, 2019 |

Brazilian Rock Horror in Rio Film Festival Is Accepting Film Submissions

If you’ve got a horror short or feature film that you’re looking to shop out to festivals, the Rock Horror in Rio Film Festival wants you to submit it for consideration at their festival in Brazil. Submissions are being accepted until March 1st, ...

February 10th, 2019 |

'The Cannibal Club' Gets March Release Date

What do the ultra-rich do for fun? In the Brazilian film The Cannibal Club, they eat their employees. You can see the trouble Otavio and Gilda get into when they decide to become members of the notorious Cannibal Club when the film is released...

February 09th, 2019 |

Cult Favorite Tommy Wiseau is Making a Horror Movie - Watch the Trailer

Tommy Wiseau, known for his infamous debut film The Room, is working on a horror movie titled Big Shark. The news was announced during a Q & A at a screening of The Room. A writer at FilmFlutter said that at the screening, a teaser trailer was...

February 08th, 2019 |

'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' Terrifies the Masses During Superbowl

The Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark film, based on the late Alvin Schwartz’s children’s book series, dropped four short trailers during the Superbowl....and true to the name, they’re scary as hell. The notorious Scary Stories to Tell i...

February 07th, 2019 |

Top Horror Films That Will Make You Think Twice Before Taking a Drink

Hey there fans of horror! For the last couple of weeks I tried searching for horror movies that focus on contaminated water/drinks. Strangely, I could not find anything related to this topic, but as I recall there were several titles that immediately...

February 06th, 2019 |

Two Wu-Tang Clan Members Are Bringing Us a Horror Movie

Two members of the iconic Wu-Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah and RZA, have a horror movie in the works, according to Deadline. Angel of Dust will be based on true events that happened to members of their group growing up in the Staten Island Projects - ...

February 05th, 2019 |

Jordan Peele's 'Us' Will Be A Whole Lot Scarier Than 'Get Out'

Writer and director Jordan Peele spilled some new information about his upcoming horror film Us in an interview with Rolling Stone - and it’s going in a much different direction than Get Out. While the concept of Get Out was certainly...

February 04th, 2019 |

'A Brilliant Monster' Gets Limited Theatrical Release

Director, writer and producer F. C. Rabbath’s independent film A Brilliant Monster has been acquired by Gravitas Ventures. A release date for limited theatrical release and on-demand viewing has been set for May of this year. The film was p...

February 03rd, 2019 |

Basketball Players Stay in Haunted Hotel in Upcoming Horror Film Based on True Events

Heavyweight producer Brian Grazer is stepping back into the horror genre for an interesting concept - a film about a haunted hotel, based on a real hotel in Oklahoma where NBA players have experienced paranormal activity. The film is currently unname...

February 02nd, 2019 |

Horror Veterans Join the Cast of Indie Thriller 'Await the Dawn'

Writer/director Pablo Macho Maysonet IV’s indie horror feature Await the Dawn already has some major horror credibility with its casting. Dee Wallace, known for an array of horror films including The Howling and The Hills Have Eyes, will step i...

February 01st, 2019 |

Shudder Offering Free Subscription for Women in Horror Month

February is Women in Horror Month, celebrating the work women do both in front of and behind the camera in horror cinema. To honor these women, Shudder has once again partnered with WomenInHorrorMonth.com for a free month of the streaming horror se...

January 31st, 2019 |

Rosario Dawson and Dan Aykroyd Join Original Cast for Zombieland Sequel

The long, long wait is over; the sequel to Zombieland is finally coming to fruition a decade after the original premiered. Zombieland: Double Tap is set to premiere October of this year. The Zombieland facebook page posted a ten year chall...

January 30th, 2019 |

Seems About White: 'The Craft' Actress Rachel True Believes Her Exclusion From Conventions

Fans of The Craft are in for some disappointing news. Though some conventions are billing some actor appearances at their events as a reunion for The Craft, one important person was excluded - Rachel True. True, whose character Rochelle was...

January 29th, 2019 |

Horror Movies Coming To Shudder FEBRUARY 2019

A new month of SHUDDER releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Let these new titles to put the chill in your blood.   Night of the Living Dead (1968)   A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies w...

January 28th, 2019 |

The Lost Boys TV Show Pilot Ordered

The CW has ordered a pilot for a television show based on the 1987 cult favorite The Lost Boys, according to Deadline. An anthology adaptation was previously attempted by Veronica Mars creator and iZombie writer Rob Thomas three years ago, but The ...

January 28th, 2019 |

Terror Films Releases Four New Titles Internationally

Horror distributor Terror Films teamed up with Cyfuno Ventures to release four titles internationally: Asylum, The Lost Footage; Hell Town; After Dark; and Don’t Fuck in the Woods. Asylum: The Lost Footage is a found footage film that r...

January 27th, 2019 |

Horror Movies Coming To Amazon Prime FEBRUARY 2019

A new month of Amazon Prime releases is upon us again...This time for FEBRUARY. Whether it’s a fresh, indie horror or a classic slasher, follow this page for a list of new additions for your streaming pleasure. Sisters of Death (1976) During an...

January 27th, 2019 |

Suspiria Blu-ray Available This Week

Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s first horror film Suspiria, a retelling of Dario Argento’s 1977 groundbreaking film, received polarizing reviews in the horror community. For fans of Guadagnino’s rendition, the Blu-ray becomes available...

January 26th, 2019 |

'Shaun of the Dead' Director Edgar Wright Is Making His Return to Horror

Director Edgar Wright gave us one of the best and most recognized horror comedies of all time with Shaun of the Dead in 2004. Since then he’s written, produced and directed, most notably the critically acclaimed Baby Driver in 2017 - but save f...

January 25th, 2019 |

'Hereditary' Director Ari Aster On Why Horror is Best for Storytelling

After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival to stellar reviews, psychological thriller Hereditary made waves as a deeply chilling and emotional film that dissected a family’s grief over the loss of the family matriarch. Writer/director Ari Aste...

January 24th, 2019 |

Happy Death Day 2U Gets Earlier Release Date After Heartfelt Request from Parkland Father

Happy Death Day 2U, the follow up to Happy Death Day, was set to premiere in theaters February 14th for Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, that is the day that the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting took place in Parkland last year. Fred G...

January 23rd, 2019 |

Cult Classic 'Invasion of the Blood Farmers' Gets Blu-Ray Release

The once-banned micro-budget exploitation horror Invasion of the Blood Farmers is coming to Blu-ray, courtesy of Severin Films. You can pre-order the film now for its February 26 release. The film is set in Westchester County New York, where a...

January 19th, 2019 |

Jordan Peele's Us Set to Premier at SXSW 2019

Ever since Jordan Peele first exploded onto the horror scene with his Oscar-nominated debut film Get Out, film fans everywhere have been excited to see what he’ll do next. Then the first reports about Us started surfacing, fueling even more Peele m...

January 18th, 2019 |

Shudder to Celebrate Black Voices in Horror Noire

If you’re a fan of Shudder’s exceptional approach to original programming and love a great documentary, you won’t want to miss Horror Noire. It’s the growing horror network’s very first documentary feature and will tackle the meaty topic of...

January 16th, 2019 |

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Horror legend Jamie Lee Curtis will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 56th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards next month, celebrating a monumental four decades in acting. The a...

January 15th, 2019 |

Terror Films Releases 'Close Calls'

Richard Stringham’s debut feature film Close Calls has been acquired by film distribution company Terror Films, which has brought us such horror favorites as Hell House LLC and The House on Pine Street . The film will be available across digital pl...

January 14th, 2019 |

Best Horror Movie Soundtracks From 2018

The year 2018 has come and gone but it left us with many horror titles that in my opinion brought back the spark of what horror once was. For the fans of remakes there was Suspiria, for the ones preferring sequels and prequels we had The Strangers: P...

January 10th, 2019 |

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies Releases Upcoming 2019 Curriculum

Attention all horror lovers living in the Los Angeles area (or planning to be there in 2019)! If you’ve ever wished you could attend a wonderful school that’s all about the horror genre, your dreams can now officially become a reality. This past ...

January 09th, 2019 |

New Stills from Jordan Peele's Us Shed Additional Light on Plotline

Ever since 2017’s Get Out proved horror films could be as socially astute as they are spine-tingling, genre fans everywhere have been waiting to see what filmmaker Jordan Peele will come up with next. Then 2019’s Us was announced and people imm...

January 07th, 2019 |

Shudder's Best Horror Films of 2018

Just like that, 2018 is coming to a close. Though some writer at Vogue begs to differ, this has been a great year in horror, especially on streaming service Shudder. Some of the films are even certified fresh, which, as every horror fan knows, is a t...

December 30th, 2018 |

Best Netflix Horror Films of 2018

As we wind down 2018, we've been reflecting on our favorite moments in horror this year. Netflix obviously graced us with the hit series Haunting of Hill House, but there is plenty to celebrate when it comes to the streaming service's horror films a...

December 28th, 2018 |

Kubrick's The Shining Officially Added to the National Film Registry

Who says classic horror films never get the high-prestige recognition they deserve? As dedicated movie buffs may already know, the Library of Congress earmarks 25 culturally significant films for induction into the National Film Registry every year a...

December 28th, 2018 |

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Soundtrack Is Coming to Vinyl

If you fell madly in love with The Autopsy of Jane Doe when it debuted back in 2016, you’re definitely not alone. Millions celebrated the film for its incredible performances and stellar writing. However, it was the film’s dark, menacing ambienc...

December 27th, 2018 |

Suspiria to Hit Blu-Ray and VOD in January

If you were eagerly looking forward to checking out Lionsgate’s Suspiria remake in theaters only to be disappointed when it didn’t hit a venue near you, we’ve got some great news. Lionsgate Home Entertainment will be releasing Luca Guadagnino...

December 16th, 2018 |

Joe Bob Briggs Returns to Shudder for Christmas Movie Marathon

If you walked away from Shudder’s Dinners of Death marathon over Thanksgiving thinking the ever-witty Joe Bob Briggs was the perfect holiday horror host, we have some excellent news for you. Briggs will be back with a vengeance to host A Very Joe ...

December 12th, 2018 |

'Tis the Season: 10 Christmas Horror Movies You Should See

Christmas time is officially upon us, and what better way to get into the spirit of the holidays than to celebrate with yuletide cheer - and a bunch of Christmas-themed horror movies, of course. From old slashers to new Krampus warnings, here are our...

December 12th, 2018 |

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