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David J. Skal Highlights 31 Fright Favorites

Per Matt Halloween offers something for just about everyone. From the frights, to the costumes of symbolic characters, to the jump scares, to the classic movies we enjoy rewatching, even to the laughs they may bring. Author David J. Skal… Continue Reading →

Svengoolie Brings Horror and Sci-Fi Cult Classics to Life

B-movies. Horror films. And prehistoric science fiction all the way through the Z-movies, Svengoolie has hosted many on his TV show, which airs every Saturday night on MeTV. If you like watching classic movies with a side of cheesy jokes,… Continue Reading →

Dracula is Next Up For Blumhouse’s Monsterverse

The Blumhouse Monsterverse is about to become a bloody mess.

Sounding Off About Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man

Per Matt As a fan of the original Universal Monsters — which I absolutely adored in my younger years — I was tortured by the modern-day remake of The Mummy, which was horrendous in all the wrong ways. I hated… Continue Reading →

Frankenstein is Shocked Back to Life With IFC Midnight’s Depraved

IFC Midnight’s Depraved is a modern-day retelling of the highly loved horror classic, Frankenstein, which was written by Mary Shelley in January of 1818. In the 202 years since her story first reached the light of day, there have been… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure: Blood Fest

Are horror fans really afraid of the dark? More importantly, would they be able to accurately follow the rules of the genre in order to survive homicidal maniacs, vampires, killer clowns and Zombies on the prowl for blood? Fandoms, pop-culture… Continue Reading →

Andy Serkis Brings FX’s Christmas Carol to Life… After Death

What’s a holiday tradition without a good, old-fashioned ghost story? Charles Dickens’ classic gets revisited in the FX miniseries, A Christmas Carol, featuring the multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Andy Serkis. Holiday horror will never be the same.

Blumhouse to Revive Universal’s Classic Monster Movies

In a surprise announcement that seemed to come straight out of thin air, Blumhouse Productions announced the studio will revive Universal’s classic creature features, so where does that leave the Dark Universe?

Bring Back More History of Horror!

If you could go to a film school where actors, authors,¬†film editors, critics, scholars, producers and screenwriters explained the importance of movies throughout history, you’d jump at the chance to hear Greg Nicotero, Quentin Tarantino, Stephen King, John Landis, Jason… Continue Reading →

And the Nominees Are… Scary

Horror hit Hollywood in a big way this week, as two scary movies made their way into the running for the Oscars. Get Out and The Shape of Water have been nominated for more than 13 awards, with both films… Continue Reading →

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