The Quiet Revolution: Roger Corman’s Edgar Allan Poe Cycle is One of the Best Series in Horror History

When it comes to classic horror, the Universal and Hammer monster movies come immediately to mind. Next, perhaps the Amicus anthologies or the films Val Lewton produced for RKO in the 1940s. But there is another great classic franchise worth consideration. The series of films directed by Roger Corman in the early 60s that have […]

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Uprooting the Czech Fairy Tale ‘Little Otík’ [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Stepsisters disfigure their feet so they fit into glass slippers. A witch […]

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Chucky Kills: SYFY Celebrating Black Friday With an All-Day ‘Child’s Play’ Marathon!

Chucky is taking over SYFY for Black Friday today, with the network airing an all-day marathon of the brand new “Chucky” television series as well as the classic Child’s Play movies. The fun kicked off at 6am EST with four episodes of Don Mancini’s “Chucky,” and it will continue right up until 10pm EST tonight […]

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5 Horror Video Game Adaptations to Watch After ‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’

Video Game adaptations have long been a tricky, tricky thing to accomplish. Too far removed from the source material, and you earn the fanbase’s ire. Too close to the source material, and you’ll likely alienate newcomers. Many adaptations opt for the former. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City tries its hand at the latter, attempting to […]

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“Are You Even a Horror Fan?” On Toxic Fandom and Gatekeeping in the World of Horror

Fandom can be a funny thing. People become very protective of the things they love. As horror fans, most of us have likely had to defend our love of the genre a time or two…hundred, which can cause some jading over time. This is perfectly understandable considering the deep chords that horror has the ability […]

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Arrow Video Unleashes ‘An American Werewolf in London’ 4K UHD Release With Hand Transformation Statue!

The John Landis horror classic An American Werewolf in London is one of those movies that has been released so many different times it’s hard to even keep track anymore, but Arrow Video has just announced this morning that they’ve whipped up an extra special new physical media release to whet your appetite. This one […]

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Vinegar Syndrome Celebrates Black Friday With Secret Title Reveals and 50% Off Most Releases!

Our friends over at Vinegar Syndrome always make sure Black Friday is extra special, and this year’s sale is now live for Thanksgiving Weekend, through Monday, November 29th. “Pretty much everything is 50% off” as part of the sale, Vinegar Syndrome notes, and previously announced new titles are available alongside just-announced secret titles. Flesh for […]

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10 Horror Gems from Vinegar Syndrome and Severin to Add to Your Black Friday Cart!

The boutique Blu-ray market is alive and well, especially for genre fans. Labels such as Scream Factory and Vinegar Syndrome are fighting the good fight and ensuring physical media is far from dead just yet. Our long forgotten VHS memories are constantly being resurrected, restored, and re-released on high-def formats. From Blu-ray to UHD, we’ll […]

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‘Evil Dead Rise’ – Bruce Campbell Says Next Year’s New Movie is “Dark” and “Pretty Serious”

By the time it’s released, director Lee Cronin‘s (The Hole in the Ground) Evil Dead Rise, the brand new installment in the Evil Dead franchise that’s going directly to HBO Max, will be the franchise’s first movie in nearly 10 years, following in the wake of Fede Alvarez’s Evil Dead and course, the Starz series “Ash vs. Evil Dead” that brought […]

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Devon Sawa Teases Upcoming Horror Movie from the Makers of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

Devon Sawa has been having a hell of a run in the horror genre in recent years, appearing in The Fanatic, Hunter Hunter and Don Mancini’s ongoing “Chucky” series, as well as starring alongside Bruce Campbell in the horror-comedy Black Friday that’s out now on VOD. What’s next from Sawa on the horror front? Chatting […]

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Revisiting Thanksgiving Found Footage Nightmare ‘Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County’

The late ‘80s saw the release of writer/director/producer Dean Alioto’s The McPherson Tape, a lo-fi found footage precursor centered around an alien abduction during a family’s birthday celebration. A decade later, Alioto helmed a larger-budgeted and expanded remake for UPN, Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County, shifting the setting to Thanksgiving. The holiday set found-footage nightmare […]

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“A Series of Sadistic Machinations” – Full Official Synopsis for ‘The Batman’ Heads into a Dark Underworld

From director Matt Reeves, The Batman will release in theaters on March 4, 2022, and a brand new official plot synopsis has just been shared by Warner Bros./DC this afternoon. This synopsis sheds more light on what we can expect from the latest in a long line of Batman movies, taking us into a dark underworld that’s […]

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‘Scream’ Celebrates “Friendskilling” With Poster Series Highlighting Ghostface’s Potential Victims [Video]

The Scream franchise returns to theaters on January 14, 2022. The filmmaking team this time around includes directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett, as well as executive producer Chad Villella, the three members of the filmmaking group Radio Silence (Ready or Not, V/H/S, Southbound). Today brings a new poster series, rounded up in a social media video. The video cycles through the familiar and fresh […]

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[Review] ‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’ Embraces Horror With Mostly Faithful Video Game Remix

The Resident Evil films evolved from a barely recognizable adaptation of the video games into an action sci-fi series. It emphasized the action, growing further and further away from anything resembling the games’ plotlines. Writer/Director Johannes Roberts, with Paul W.S. Anderson executive producing, offers a reboot that goes back to the beginning. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City remixes the first two […]

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