Significant Other Finds Some New Chills On Familiar Hiking Trails

As the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs and flows, the box office occasionally shows signs of life. Some recent misses, however, likely have studio executives re-thinking release strategies. Outside of Top Gun: Maverick, horror has enjoyed an extremely good year with box office hits like The Black Phone and Smile. While studios figure out what will lure […]

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Hellraiser Remake Has Such Sights To Show Franchise Fans

After years of development hell and abandoned attempts, the Hellraiser remake has arrived. Well, if you live in America and happen to subscribe to Hulu, Hellraiser has arrived. Everyone else will have to wait. Still for a horror franchise that has languished in straight-to-video hell, the remake represents a step in the right direction. Arguably, […]

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Werewolf By Night a Fun Mix of Vintage Horror and Marvel Comics

After Marvel flirted with horror this summer in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, they’re finally going all in. Just weeks ahead of Halloween, the Marvel Cinematic Universe releases one-off seasonal special, Werewolf By Night. It’s a smart move for a couple of reasons. Anyone old enough to remember television before the streaming age […]

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Deadstream Trends With a Fun Mix of Gross-Out Horror and Comedy

Apparently a lot of people don’t like Internet personalities. Just in the last few years, several horror movies have taken shots at various aspects of Internet and social media culture. From last week’s Sissy to The Seed to Tragedy Girls, horror has increased shifted its gaze onto the pitfalls of interactive digital media. To date, […]

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Smile Should Put a Grin On Horror Fans’ Faces Ahead of Halloween

In a year where Jordan Peele’s third movie, Nope, was released, and Halloween Ends promises to end the story of Laurie Strode and Michaels Myers, Smile has received quite the push from Paramount. Trailers have been playing for several months. And Paramount went the extra mile with some clever viral marketing at a handful of […]

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Mr. Harrigan’s Phone Dials For Horror, Gets a Wrong Number

If Stephen King wrote two words down on a napkin, Hollywood would likely scramble to adapt it into a movie. Since Brian DePalma turned King’s first novel, Carrie, into a horror classic, studios and filmmakers have turned to the author’s work time and time again. Some of these efforts – The Shining, Misery, It, The […]

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The Devil Made Me Do It – Seven Of the Best Exorcism Movies for Halloween Season

Demons and, in many cases, the Devil himself have a long history in horror. Silent Swedish film Häxan introduced film-goers to the occult with its fictionalized documentary approach to pagan practices. As public interest in the occult grew, Burn, Witch, Burn, Black Sunday, The Devil Rides Out, and Rosemary’s Baby exploited fears about Satanic cults, […]

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Spell Doesn’t Have Enough Magic To Stand Out

A lot of movies saw their release schedule delayed in 2020 at the height of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Other movies were shuffled off to streaming platforms. One of those movies, Spell, looked like it had the production budget and potential for an October release. Instead, Paramount quietly dropped this story of Appalachian Hoodoo onto […]

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