Six Flags Fright Fest 2024 Goes IP Heavy with ‘Trick ‘r Treat’, ‘Chainsaw Massacre’, ‘Saw’ & More!

Six Flags Fright Fest is giving Halloween Horror Nights a run for its money this year, with Variety previewing the impressive lineup of franchise-based haunted houses this morning. Much like Universal Studios, Six Flags is going IP-heavy for Fright Fest 2024, with franchises including Saw, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Trick ‘r Treat in the […]

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Let’s Unbox the Brand New ‘Saw’ Franchise 10-Film Blu-ray Collection from Lionsgate!

20 years ago, Saw made an indelible impact on the horror genre. Not only did it usher in the so-called “torture porn” subgenre that would become synonymous with the aughts, but it also launched the career of filmmaker James Wan, who has firmly cemented his place among the masters of horror with follow-ups like The […]

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Horror Icons Take Vegas: Behind the Scenes of Egan Productions’ Sin City Horror Empire [Interview]

From its modest beginnings as a railroad link to Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT in 1905 to its mob-led urbanization in the 1930s as a gambling mecca (and later a family-friendly mega resort with the arrival of Howard Hughes in the 1960s), Las Vegas, Nevada has long served as a draw to […]

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These Are the Only Five Horror Franchises to Hit the $1 Billion Box Office Milestone

What are the highest grossing horror movies of all time? More specifically, what are the highest grossing horror franchises of all time? On the list of the Top 20, only FIVE franchises in the history of the genre have crossed the $1 billion mark. Can you guess which ones? Franchises including The Purge, A Nightmare […]

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‘SAW’ Franchise Getting 20th Anniversary 10-Movie Blu-ray Collection in March; Here’s the Box Art

The SAW franchise has been collected together in various different sets over the years, with new ones usually coming along whenever new installments join the twisted saga. There was a SAW 7-film Blu-ray Collection as well as an 8-Film Blu-ray Collection – and they’re both criminally cheap on Amazon, selling for just over $10! – […]

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‘SAW The Musical: The Unauthorized Parody of Saw’ Announces National Tour

After a wildly successful Off-Broadway run in New York, SAW The Musical: The Unauthorized Parody of Saw not only will extend it’s run but launch a national tour as well. SAW The Musical continues Off-Broadway at AMT Theatre (345 West 45th Street) through June 23, 2024. The national tour begins in LA with a six-week run beginning […]

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Queen of Saw: Why Amanda Young Is Just as Important to the ‘Saw’ Franchise as Jigsaw Himself

From the mid to late aughts, October horror was dominated by one word: Saw. In an impressive streak, the grisly franchise celebrated seven straight years with a new entry just in time for Halloween. Though sequels have been sporadic since the 2010 film Saw: The Final Chapter, this autumn brought another tale from Jigsaw’s world […]

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Spirit Halloween: 10 Costumes That Aren’t Barbie and Ken

There’s going to be a lot of Barbie and Ken costumes this Halloween, so horror fans need to work extra hard to keep it spooky this season. Thankfully, Spirit Halloween has us covered. Here are 10 horror costumes available now: Scream VI‘s Ghost Face – $39.99 New York, new rules, new costume. Recreate Ghost Face’s […]

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‘Saw’ – Massive 1:1 Scale Billy the Puppet Deluxe Prop from Trick or Treat Studios [Toy Fair]

On the heels of the release of SAW X, Trick or Treat Studios has one more major reveal this morning out of the ongoing Toy Fair. Coming early next year is a massive, life-sized Billy the Puppet Deluxe Prop that’s a full 1:1 scale from the original SAW film. “Jigsaw’s main accomplice and icon of […]

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‘Saw X’ – Director Kevin Greutert and Production Designer Anthony Stabley Talk New Setting and New Traps

Franchise veterans John “Jigsaw” Kramer (Tobin Bell) and Amanda Young (Shawnee Smith) are back in action in the milestone sequel Saw X (our review), playing in theaters now. The sequel blends the old with the new, including relocating the lethal terror to Mexico. Bloody Disgusting spoke with director Kevin Greutert and production designer Anthony Stabley about how […]

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‘Saw X’ – Producers Mark Burg and Oren Koules Celebrate Milestone Sequel and Discuss the Gory Traps [Interview]

Franchise veterans John “Jigsaw” Kramer (Tobin Bell) and Amanda Young (Shawnee Smith) are back in action in the milestone sequel Saw X (our review). But they’re not the only franchise mainstays that worked to bring the gory sequel to life. Director Kevin Greutert (Saw VI, Saw 3D), the franchise’s long-term editor since 2004’s Saw, helms the tenth installment from […]

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‘Saw X’ Review – Milestone Tenth Installment Marks a Satisfying, Gory Return for Jigsaw

The tenth entry in any franchise, let alone horror, is a monumental milestone. What began in 2004 with Saw, a twisty thriller that introduced John “Jigsaw” Kramer as a mastermind trap engineer, quickly gave way to an enduring horror franchise where the traps got gnarlier and the timeline increasingly more convoluted once Jigsaw and favorite apprentice […]

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‘Saw’ and ‘Saw II’ Double Feature Coming to Theaters from Alamo Drafthouse & Fantastic Fest

While you wait for Saw X to bring the franchise back to theaters, Alamo Drafthouse & Fantastic Fest want to play a game. Tickets are now on sale for a special “Fantastic Fest Presents” double feature event of the original Saw and its first sequel Saw II! This is the perfect double feature to get you […]

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‘Saw’ Is the Beginning of a Franchise, a Subgenre, and a Powerhouse Horror Team [Halloweenies Podcast]

Rise and shine, listeners. You’re probably wondering where you are. I’ll tell you where you might be. You might be listening to the last podcast you ever hear. Up until now you simply sat in the shadows watching others live out their lives. But what do voyeurs see when they look into the mirror? Now, […]

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‘SAW The Musical: The Unauthorized Parody of Saw’ Coming to New York City This Halloween

After a wildly successful run in Philadelphia, Cooper Jordan Entertainment will bring SAW The Musical: The Unauthorized Parody of Saw Off–Broadway this fall. It will begin performances on September 16, 2023 in advance of its opening on Sunday, October 1, 2023; the limited run is slated to run through January 1, 2024 at the AMT […]

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