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    Beyond Fright Review: COLD IN JULY

    Let’s just start this with an obvious statement: Jim Mickle is one of the best directors working today. Very few filmmakers have a track record as solid as Mickles, a track record of improving more and more with every single release. His 2006 debut, MULBERRY STREET showed horror fans a brand new take on a […]

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    Review: THE PARANORMAL DIARIES: CLOPHILL

    Found footage is in full effect, with entries like WILLOW CREEK, DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN, THE DEVIL INCARNATE and the upcoming (and VERY good) CREEP all have either hit or getting ready to hit your screens just within this year. What’s made 2014 so interesting, is how most of the found footage-ish films have all done things […]

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    Icons of Fright Interview With THE DEMON’S ROOK Director James Sizemore

    If you’re a fan of practical and gory, balls to the wall horror, then be ready. The upcoming Tribeca Films’ release (hitting iTunes and VOD September 30th), THE DEMON’S ROOK, is a horror film that lovers of Italian horror, practical effects and just good ol’ splatter-filled carnage can sink their teeth into. A truly independent venture, […]

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    Review: DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN

    Possessed pregnancies seems to be a subgenre that is alive and booming, with film likes DEVIL’S DUE, THE DEVIL INCARNATE and now Brian Netto’s  DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN. I don’t know if someone in independent horror land just wants to steer potential baby-makers away from having a kid with stories of the devil executing his […]

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    HalloweenCostumes.com Gives a Look Back at the Many Faces of LEATHERFACE!!

    This is pretty awesome. The folks at HalloweenCostumes.com wanted to celebrate the 40th anniversary of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and its iconic Leatherface character and sent this awesome artwork/infographic (props to Jacob Kuddes, Jimm McShane and Marlon Heimerl for doing an excellent job on it!) our way. I don’t know about you fright fanatics, but […]

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HALLOWEEN: COMPLETE COLLECTION Clip Features Malek Akkad Talking Producer’s Cut of HALLOWEEN 6

With the soon to be arriving (September 23rd!) HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION Bluray boxset getting closer and closer, the folks at Anchor Bay and Scream Factory sent us over this look at some of the bonus features for one of the most anticipated discs in the collection, HALLOWEEN 6: The Producer’s Cut. In the clip, […]

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The Importance of Blondes in Classic Horror

“Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”  — Alfred Hitchcock To be a person of virtue, one must possess the characteristics of being morally just and kind-hearted.  It is rather easy to determine whether or not a person is virtuous based on interactions with them, but to […]

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THINGS I LEARNED FROM WATCHING THE HOSTEL TRILOGY IN ONE SITTING

There are moments in my life where I make extremely unwise decisions and I will be the last to admit it when I’ve made a mistake.  However, this is an instance where I will scream from the rooftops how much of an idiot I am.  I’m the type of person that likes to watch franchises […]

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Review: DON’T BLINK

Ensemble films can be quite the tricky endeavor, especially for a first time director. Making sure one person has their performances dialed can be a pain in the ass, but a whole group of people?, That can be murder. Luckily, in the case of Travis Oates and his feature debut, DON’T BLINK, the ensemble not […]

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Scream Factory Gives Fans The Romero/King Treatment With Upcoming MONKEY SHINES/THE DARK HALF Blurays; Full Specs!

Making good one their Comic-Con announcement back in July, the gang at Scream Factory have announced the full specs for the upcoming Bluray releases of two of George A. Romero’s non-zombie films (and two Stephen King adaptions),  1988’s MONKEY SHINES and Romero’s 1993’s THE DARK HALF. Both releases boast new retrospectives, as well as various other […]

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Burbank’s Dark Delicacies Hosting HALLOWEEN: COMPLETE COLLECTION Signing Event Exclusively For Pre-Ordered Fans; MASSIVE Lineup!

*The signing was originally confined to customers who pre-ordered the HALLOWEEN COMPLETE COLLECTION in advance of the event. HOWEVER, due to unprecedented demand, Dark Delicacies will have a SMALL amount of copies available for walk-ins the day of the event. Please know this quantity is EXTREMELY limited, and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis […]

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Team Behind THE INVOKING/THE DEVICE Team Up With GUT Director To Produce “A.”; AMERICAN MARY’S Tristan Risk To Star

The October People, the team behind both THE INVOKING and the upcoming film THE DEVICE are doing a hell of a job making really entertaining independent films that make up for any budget issues with very solid storytelling. I absolutely loved both THE INVOKING (a psychological horror film that really showcased some impressive acting from leading […]