10 of the Most Memorable Slasher Movies Released in the 25 Years Since ‘Scream’ Changed the Game

By 1996, slashers were out of style. The Golden Age of Slashers waned over a decade ago, and ’90s horror was still searching for its identity thanks largely to massive shifts in technology. Wes Craven‘s second attempt at meta-horror changed everything; Scream‘s quiet December release snowballed into an enormous hit and reinvigorated the subgenre, ushering a new […]

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‘Halloween Kills’: The Importance of the Franchise’s First Gay Characters

I can’t say I’m surprised that it’s taken 43 years for a queer character to pop up in the Halloween franchise. There has not been a single character which could even be coded as queer 一 until now. With Halloween Kills, the second installment in David Gordon Green’s blood-soaked trilogy, not only are two gay […]

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Was the Iconic ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ House Used Years Prior in ‘Halloween’?

Just when you think you already know everything there is to know about the original Halloween, little tidbits have a way of coming to the surface that completely surprise even the most knowledgeable Halloween fanatics–even 40 years later. Convention king and Horrors Hallowed Grounds host Sean Clark made a post to his personal Facebook page […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Slashers & Superheroes

In complete silence, a masked figure takes down a young group of delinquents using elaborately choreographed violence as the audience gasps and cheers. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this is an excerpt from the latest Batman movie, but it could just as easily be a scene from any number of sleazy Slasher flicks. They […]

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Peacock Streaming Service Makes Chucky, Michael Myers, and T-Rex Avatars Available

I know it’s a bit of nothing news but I actually really like it when a streaming service offers me the ability to choose my own avatar, especially when there are horror-themed icons available. Peacock launched with a library of options, but they were all shit like Michael Scott from “The Office” and E.T. While […]

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‘Halloween Kills: Extended Cut’ Will Have “More Thrills and More Kills” in Addition to an Alternate Ending

Ahead of David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills coming to 4K and Blu-ray in January, the film will first be released digitally on December 14, in the form of the brand new Extended Cut! “Survivors of Michael Myer’s rampage form a vigilante mob and set out to hunt Michael down, once and for all. The Extended Cut has […]

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Brand New Michael Myers Funko Toy Available Now from Spirit Halloween; Includes the Myers House!

Halloween may be over but let’s not forget that Spirit Halloween is a year-round business. And to remind us of that fact, they’ve just debuted a brand new horror product this afternoon. Available now in Spirit Halloween’s online shop is a Spirt Exclusive Michael Myers toy from Funko, which includes both “The Shape” and the […]

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‘Halloween Ends’ – David Gordon Green Teases the Film’s “Very Different Tone” and “Coming-of-Age” Element

Michael Myers returns to theaters one more time next Halloween season for Halloween Ends, intended to be the final film in this particular timeline for the long-running franchise. Halloween Ends is currently dated for October 14, 2022, and Gordon Green recently teased that there will be a four-year time jump from the events of Kills to the events of Ends. Additionally, […]

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The ‘Halloween Kills’ Novelization Drops a Very Unexpected “Cult of Thorn” Connection

At the time of writing this article I am 200 pages into writer Tim Waggoner‘s Halloween Kills, the official novelization of David Gordon Green’s sequel. As Waggoner recently explained in an interview with our own Jason Jenkins, “I was able to write it pretty much from the script,” which is usually how these sorts of […]

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‘Halloween Kills’ – Nick Castle Played Michael Myers in One Shot But It Ended Up Being a Deleted Scene

Director David Gordon Green has already promised that we’ll be getting an extended version of Halloween Kills with a different ending when the movie comes to home video, but what else can we expect from that upcoming package? It looks like one deleted moment from the new movie puts original “Shape” actor Nick Castle back […]

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Short Film Explores the Restoration and Resurrection of the Station Wagon from the Original ‘Halloween’ [Video]

Driven by Michael Myers in John Carpenter’s horror classic, the 1978 LTD Station Wagon from Halloween has been restored, and it drove into Flashback Weekend this past summer. The Station Wagon was brought to the event as part of a Halloween Reunion, which featured stars from both the original classic and the brand new trilogy of […]

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‘Halloween Kills’ Makes Another $8.5 Million During Halloween Weekend for $115 Million Worldwide Total

Now in its third week of theatrical and at-home release (via Peacock), Halloween Kills came it at #2 on the box office charts this Halloween Weekend, of course only behind Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. But how much did Michael Myers scare up at the box office on his favorite day of the year? Halloween Kills made […]

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Join Us For Devil’s Night and Halloween Marathons Streaming Free on Bloody Disgusting TV!

Join us for two special Halloween marathon’s hosted by Hello Horror‘s Vanessa Decker, Ryan Valdez, and Jones Bones streaming free on Bloody Disgusting TV! You can find Bloody Disgusting TV streaming on Sling, The Roku Channel (#770), Vizio smart TVs, and now streaming free inside the newly relaunched Screambox! Just open the app and click […]

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‘Halloween 8: Lord of the Dead’ – Daniel Farrands Recalls His Shocking Plans for The Shape [Phantom Limbs]

phantom limb /ˈfan(t)əm’lim/ n. an often painful sensation of the presence of a limb that has been amputated. Welcome to Phantom Limbs, a recurring feature which will take a look at intended yet unproduced horror sequels and remakes – extensions to genre films we love, appendages to horror franchises that we adore – that were sadly […]

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