Oscar Winning ‘Blade Runner’ Composer Vangelis Has Passed Away at 79

We’ve learned the sad news today that Vangelis, the Greek composer who won an Academy Award back in 1982 for his music in the film Chariots of Fire, has passed away at 79. In addition to Chariots of Fire, Vangelis notably provided the score for Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, as well as films including The […]

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There’s a Freddy Krueger Easter Egg Hiding in These New “Stranger Things 4” Images

Premiering NEXT WEEK, “Stranger Things 4” is a season that’s heavily influenced by Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, with Robert Englund joining the cast and the brand new villain inspired by Englund’s greatest creation, Freddy Krueger. We expect many references and Easter Eggs throughout, and one of them has been spotted in a […]

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“Stranger Things” Cast Weighs in on ‘Elm Street’ Influence, Satanic Panic and High School Horrors of Season 4 [Interview]

A supernatural war is brewing in season four of “Stranger Things.” It may have been two years since season three, but for the characters, it’s been six months since the Battle of Starcourt brought destruction and terror to Hawkins. A lot has changed as all struggle with the aftermath. After Joyce Byers (Winona Ryder) sold […]

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‘The Mothman Prophecies’ – Cosmic Cryptozoology Horror Movie Is Still Thrilling 20 Years Later

Cryptozoology is woefully underexplored in popular culture. Sure, we have a handful of entertaining bigfoot flicks and even Zak Penn and Werner Herzog’s experimental Incident at Loch Ness, but where’s our big budget Jersey Devil thrillers? Or how about some Chupacabra-related mysteries? Having grown up on a steady diet of late-night Discovery Channel and questionable […]

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‘Tremors’ Star Fred Ward Has Passed Away at 79

We’ve learned the incredibly sad news this morning (via NPR) that actor Fred Ward has passed away at the age of 79, the actor of course beloved by horror fans for his role in Tremors. NPR reports that Ward died on Sunday, May 8th. “No cause of death was given.” Fred Ward played the lovable […]

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‘Ernest Scared Stupid’ Director John Cherry Has Passed Away

There are two men responsible for the creation of beloved character Ernest P. Worrell, of course including the late actor Jim Varney who memorably played Ernest on screen. But it was John R. Cherry III who created the Ernest character that Varney ended up making famous, and we’ve learned the sad news this week that […]

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‘The Devil’s Rejects’ Actress Jossara Jinaro Has Passed Away at 48

Rob Zombie brings us the sad news this week that actress Jossara Jinaro has passed away at the age of 48, the actress known to horror fans for her role in The Devil’s Rejects. Zombie writes on Instagram, “So sad to hear about the death of Jossara Jinaro. As you will remember she played the […]

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The Overlook Film Festival’s First Wave Includes ‘The Black Phone,’ Carter Smith’s ‘Swallowed,’ and More!

The Overlook Film Festival returns to New Orleans on June 2 through June 5, unleashing a new lineup of horror screenings and immersive experiences. The festival, set in one of America’s most haunted cities, unveiled its first wave of programming that includes Scott Derrickson‘s The Black Phone (our review) as its closing night film. From […]

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‘Alien: Isolation’ Book ‘Perfect Organism’ Will Offer a Deep Dive Into the Iconic Horror Game

It’s Alien Day, so it follows there must be some new Alien-related things getting announced in both an official and unofficial capacity. The day has started well as seasoned games journalist Andy Kelly has announced he’s writing an extensive, in-depth, companion book for Creative Assembly’s 2014 game Alien: Isolation. The book, titled ‘Perfect Organism‘, will […]

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‘Here Come The Munsters’ Actor Robert Morse Has Passed Away

Tony-winning actor Robert Morse has passed away at the age of 90, we’ve learned this afternoon, the actor perhaps most known to this generation as Bert Cooper on “Mad Men.” “My good pal Bobby Morse has passed away at age 90,” writer-producer Larry Karaszewski tweeted today. “A huge talent and a beautiful spirit. Sending love […]

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‘Evil Dead 2’ Gives Bruce Campbell the Keys to the Franchise [Halloweenies Podcast]

A week ago, the Halloweenies returned to the woods to hit record yet again on their reel-to-reel and discuss Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn. Together, they shared their first experiences with the brazen 1987 sequel and revisited its inspiring production history that saw Raimi & co. rebound tremendously in the wake of 1985’s […]

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“Good Taste Is Not a Democracy”: Slasher-Comedy ‘Detention’ Is Better Than Ever 10 Years Later

Joseph Kahn‘s Detention deserves its own club when we talk about underappreciated, before-their-time strokes of brilliance. What an embarrassment of riches in a post-meta Scream world where so few imitators live up to Wes Craven’s redefinition of evolutionary slashers. Yes, initial reception led to negative aggregator scores for numerous reasons — too many subgenres smashed […]

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Gilbert Gottfried – Comedian and “Critters: A New Binge” Actor Has Passed Away

Terribly sad news to report this afternoon, as we’ve learned that beloved actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried has passed away at the age of 67 after a long battle with illness. “We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness,” his family states today. “In addition to being […]

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The Surprising Practical Effects in ‘The Night House’ That Made the Entity So Scary

The Ritual filmmaker David Bruckner delivered no shortage of potent scares in last year’s The Night House, now available to stream on HBO Max.  The film stars Rebecca Hall as Beth, a woman reeling from the unexpected death of her husband. Left alone in the lakeside house he built for her; Beth quickly becomes plagued by nightmares and visions […]

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SCREAMBOX Now Streaming Grindhouse Releasing Library Including Fulci’s ‘The Beyond’!

The SCREAMBOX streaming service is now powered by the Bloody Disgusting team, and “Freddy’s Nightmares” was only the beginning of what we have in store for ya here in 2022. In the coming months we’ll be bringing you Takashi Shimizu’s Suicide Forest Village and the documentary Pennywise: The Story of IT, but first up let’s […]

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