When it comes to the horror genre, some of the best terror tales have surrounded frightening fictional families. From the Sawyers to the Bates, the canon for petrifying parents, sinister siblings, and wicked relatives is filled with memorable additions, and now, Stuart Sauvarin’s BLOOD IS BLOOD looks to join their ranks. But don’t take our word […]
While the Northeast has been a genre hub for quite some time, there are sadly too few genre-oriented film festivals in the region to run alongside the high-caliber fests around the United States. Yet perhaps the silver lining to this fact is that it’s lead to the formation of some of the more eccentric and […]
For this week’s episode of THE HORROR SHOW, Sean and Joe go back to the ’80s to revisit the Stephen Dorff-starring cult classic THE GATE! Will this beloved childhood fright film hold up for our horror hosts? Or will the gruesome twosome send this creature feature to hell?
High end fantasy has always had a warm home next to horror ever since H.P. Lovecraft birthed Cthulhu on the unexpected populace of post war 1930’s. While he may not be the first to combine giant monsters and the unforgiving cosmos, he is certainly not the last, the most recent addition being SEVEN TO ETERNITY. […]
You may be familiar with the Virtual Reality studio Dark Corner, as they were responsible for the VR horror short film CATATONIC, which was beloved at various festivals from SXSW to, most recently, BiFan. This writer has been a VR convert for a while now, having picked up the Oculus Rift DK2 some time back, more […]
One of the more common threads in zombie mythology is the question of their humanity. If a person ceases to be, at the time of their death, what’s left when they’ve become reanimated? Do they retain any memories of their life, their personality? If so, is there a chance that they could, someday, become more […]
On this week’s episode of MONSTER PARTY, hosts Matt Weinhold, Larry Strothe, Shawn Sheridan, and James Gonis are joined by BOB’S BURGERS actor/comedian Ron Lynch to talk about the many rip-offs and wannabes in horror & sci-fi history! From GHOULIES to MIGHTY JOE YOUNG to numerous controversial titles, MONSTER PARTY pulls no punches in this […]
There are some films that take a while to digest, to process, to parse. Sometimes it can days or weeks after a viewing (or multiple viewings), to form an opinion. Then sometimes, even that opinion changes with time, ephemeral and difficult-to-define feelings for a piece of art fluctuating based on moods and seasons. Other times, […]
Word dropped this week that a new ‘augmented reality game’ allows users to use their smartphones to put themselves in a real life horror movie. NIGHT TERRORS is currently being pitched as the POKEMON GO for horror fans. Instead of catching Pokemon, players will have to avoid monsters chasing them in their own home.
For this week’s episode of THE RANTS MACABRE, Darren & Mindy play catch up with a slew of contemporary chillers! The demonic duo go through LIGHTS OUT, GHOSTBUSTERS, PRIDE & PREJUDICE & ZOMBIES, and SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Meanwhile, Darren updates about his role recording and editing for THE PUMPKIN PIE SHOW podcast as […]
FANGORIA fanatics! If you’re one of the thousands who follow us on Twitter, you’re likely familiar with our daily Caption Contests! Now, due to the overwhelmingly positive response, we’re highlighting the best entries of the week for the world to see! So without further ado…
Wait a minute. Wait. Stop walking for a second and think about this. Sit down and think. Sit. Think. In their forty-odd years of operation, Harley’s Grill never served anything more elegant than a rack of ribs, yet today they were advertising “Chilean Sea Bass with Orange Mango White Wine Reduction.” You just saw it, […]
As New York and New Jersey horror fans know, one of the finest genre hubs and repertory houses outside the five boroughs is Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers. And with summer winding down, Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers has some more sordid surprises for East Coast fright fanatics, including free tickets, giveaways, and chances to see some genre gems […]
As a die-hard supporter of physical media, it’s been especially gratifying in recent months to see studios finally begin offering often-sought terror titles on Blu-ray. Now, right on the heels of Lionsgate’s Vestron Video revival, Warner Brothers is joining the fray with three phenomenal Stephen King adaptations that are making it to the HD format […]
On this week’s episode of THE GIRLS IN THE BACK ROW, Kate & Tab continue on their Silent Scream series with a look at THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI! The petrifying pair examine the film as the pinnacle of German Expressionist filmmaking and discuss its layered, thematic story, which includes denouncing rigid authority and conformity, as […]
Reading DREAD: A HEAD FULL OF BAD DREAMS is my very first experience with the small publisher Grey Matter Press — and let me tell you, I cannot wait to read more. DREAD: A HEAD FULL OF BAD DREAMS was born from the publisher’s decision to let readers choose the stories from their catalog, and […]
Andrew W.K. is best-known for writing positive, pumped-up rock songs that make you want to party till you puke. In the realm of partying, he’s called both a King and a God. In the realms of strictly horror, you might recognize him from a role in DUDE BRO PARTY MASSACRE III.
There’s a fine line between mystery and ambiguity, and the use of both in horror filmmaking both come with their own unique risks and rewards. With the right balance of mystery, a horror film can use suspense and misdirection to change the audience’s perception of a character or plot point in a way that feels […]
With the body count having risen considerably and enough twists and turns to make a seasoned carnie feel queasy, SCREAM: THE TV SERIES ended its second season with a pair of shocking reveals. Of course, read on at your own peril, as this article’s treading spoiler territory fairly immediately. The first jaw-dropping reveal is that […]
For this week’s episode of THE HORROR SHOW, Sean and Joe take another suggestion from their Patreon supporters, and this week schedule an appointment with the pun-laden DR. GIGGLES! Is this Larry Drake-starring cult classic just what the doctor ordered? Or will our horror hosts take this terror title to the cinematic morgue? Find out below!