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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 |

‘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 Included Ex…

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 in …

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 in th…

February 07th, 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 – b…

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 scary, it …

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 previ…

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 into …

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 serv…

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 challenge of …

January 30th, 2019 |

“Seems About White”: ‘The Craft’ Actress Rachel True Believes Her Exclusion From Conventions Is Rooted In Racism

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 a huge…

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 while trapped in a ru…

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 CW…

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 F*ck in the Woods.

Asylum: The Lost Footage is a found footage film that reveals t…

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 on Ja…

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 for a…

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 Aster a…

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 Gu…

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 cul…

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 pla…

January 14th, 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 immed…

January 07th, 2019 |

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 ambience…

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 B…

December 12th, 2018 |

Lunch Ladies Takes Scores “Best Editing” Honor at the Rhode Island Film Festival

If you haven’t yet gotten a chance to check out Clarissa Jacobson’s delightfully funny horror-comedy, Lunch Ladies, you’ll definitely want to add it to your must-see list immediately. Not only does it have horror circles all over the world talk…

December 10th, 2018 |

Official Site for Child’s Play Reboot Delivers New Details About Revamped Killer Doll

Whether you love the idea of MGM’s upcoming Child’s Play reboot or absolutely loathe it, one thing’s for certain. You’re definitely curious about it and you’ve been dying to know more about this “new and improved” Chucky we’ll all be …

December 06th, 2018 |

Interview with Katie Carpenter of ‘Haunting of Hill House’

The Haunting of Hill House has been the talk of the town in the horror world, and I was lucky enough to interview Katie Carpenter from the series. Carpenter served up some memorable scenes as Stacey, the sultry bridesmaid found hooking up with Theo; …

December 05th, 2018 |

Jordan Peele To Write Candyman Reboot

Get ready for another moment in horror history, because Jordan Peele is getting back in the saddle. Peele, who won an Academy Award for his visceral take on racism in his 2017 horror film Get Out, will reportedly co-write a Candyman “re-imagining” al…

December 03rd, 2018 |

Interview with ‘Vanilla Cake’ Director Crystal Pastis

As we reported last week, indie film writer/director Crystal Pastis is crowdfunding her newest venture, Death Jaw, where she hopes to create the first “Horror Universe”. Pastis sat down with me to talk Death Jaw, her time working on Jurassic World: F…

December 02nd, 2018 |

Haunting of Hill House Star Carla Gugino Hints at Second Season

Hailed by critics and viewers as one of the best contributions to Netflix horror this year, the mega-hit The Haunting of Hill House concluded the Crain family’s story, leaving viewers wondering if and how a second season would take place. Now, Carla …

December 01st, 2018 |

Amazon & Blumhouse Ink Deal for 8 Horror Movies

Horror production juggernaut Blumhouse Productions’ sister company Blumhouse Television is taking a new project underway. Amazon announced that it has signed a deal with Jason Blum’s company for eight exclusive features to be available only on Amazon…

November 23rd, 2018 |

Ax Wound Film Festival Shines Spotlight on Women in Horror

Women are already woefully under-represented when it comes to the film industry at large, but this is especially the case when it comes to horror. Respected horror writers and directors like Mary Harron (American Psycho) or Anna Biller (The Love Witc…

November 21st, 2018 |

Slasher Spoof ‘Garden Party Massacre’ Gets Release Date

As horror fans, we all appreciate reprieve from the intensity once in a while. When horror comedies like Shaun of the Dead or Tucker and Dale vs. Evil come around, we’re first in line to check out the hysterical homage to our favorite genre. In that …

November 21st, 2018 |

Fangoria Claps Back at Vogue Over Snipe at 2018 Horror Releases

Whether you reveled in the psychological horror of A Quiet Place, were kept up at night by memories of The Nun, or spent the better part of the year looking forward to the Halloween sequel, you can’t deny that 2018 really exceeded expectations in t…

November 20th, 2018 |

Indie Short Cabin Killer Now Streaming on YouTube

Who says horror has to be feature-length to be worth watching? We’ve definitely seen our share of shorts that made just as much of an impact on us as any feature-length length film we’ve ever seen and now we can officially add another to the list…

November 19th, 2018 |

Release Date Announced for All the Creatures Were Stirring

Who says horror movie season has to stop with Halloween? October 2018 may be a thing of the past, but true horror fans like to keep that spooky spirit going all year round and Christmas-themed holiday movies (like Black Christmas, Better Watch Out, a…

November 15th, 2018 |

Director Crystal Pastis to Create New “Horror Universe” with Crowdfunded ‘Death Jaw’

Up-and-coming horror writer/director Crystal Pastis wowed the masses with her visceral horror short Vanilla Cake in 2016. Now she’s back, and she’s asking for assistance with her newest idea: a short film called Death Jaw that will create a new sub-g…

November 14th, 2018 |

Sony Drops New Trailer for 2019’s Escape Room

If you’re a fan of psychological thrillers, then you definitely won’t want to miss 2019’s Escape Room when it drops. It’s the latest upcoming release from Sony, Columbia Pictures, and director Adam Robitel (The Taking of Deborah Logan, Insidi…

November 13th, 2018 |

Interview with Cynthia Producer Robert “Corpsy” Rhine

This week I had the pleasure of talking to Robert “Corpsy” Rhine, who needs no introduction to fans of indie horror. He has worked in all areas of film, from writing to acting to producing and has contributed to many great projects including working …

November 11th, 2018 |

Dermot Mulroney to Star in TRICK From Horror Legend Patrick Lussier

Halloween may be over, but there’s still room for a new trick. Dermot Mulroney is set to star in Patrick Lussier’s horror thriller Trick, due out next year.

Mulroney stars as no-nonsense Detective Denver, hot on the trail of an elusive serial kill…

November 08th, 2018 |

The Haunting of Hill House Soundtrack to Be Released on Vinyl

For many genre enthusiasts, a great horror film isn’t just about the acting or the visuals. Without a score that helps set and sustain the proper mood, even the most lushly shot feature tends to fall flat. Now vinyl lovers with a deep appreciation …

November 06th, 2018 |

Deadwax Set to Premiere on Shudder This November

Ever since news first dropped that Shudder original series, Deadwax was officially in the works, genre fans everywhere have been waiting for official word on when they could expect it to premiere. A few days ago, the horror network finally confirmed …

November 05th, 2018 |

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