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  • Might Stephen King’s “IT” Mini-Series Finally Be Coming to U.S. Blu-ray?

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    For those in the boutique Blu-ray business, one of the most requested titles from horror fans is Stephen King’s IT. The two-part mini-series event, featuring an undeniably iconic performance from Tim Curry as Pennywise the Clown, remains a favorite among King’s adaptations. Obviously, since Warner Brothers’ opened shop on their horror-centric Warner Archive Blu-ray label, fans have wondered if IT might be one of the titles to receive the HD upgrade, especially considering the impending New Line theatrical adaptation of the property. Luckily, if this latest announcement is any sign, perhaps that wishful thinking may come a reality sooner rather than later.

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  • Cult Epics Founder Boards International Horror Label “Reel Gore Releasing”!

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    For fans of extreme horror cinema, there’s few labels that are as reputable as Cult Epics, releasing the celebrated works of such transgressive fright filmmakers as Jorg Buttgereit, Gerald Kargl and more. Now, Cult Epics founder Nico B. is looking beyond just past genre gems, as he will be joining producer Steve Aquilina to launch a brand new horror label this summer to provide gorehounds with the latest in stomach-turning scare fare: Reel Gore Releasing!

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  • Exclusive Deleted Scene: Alexandre Aja-produced “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR”

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    Earlier this year, horror audiences came face-to-face with the Alexandre Aja-produced THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR, an international spin on the PET SEMATARY scenario. Starring Sarah Wayne Callies (THE WALKING DEAD) and Jeremy Sisto (MAY), THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR left a mark on fright fans in theaters, and now, the film is creeping towards home video. But before it hits shelves this week, FANGORIA has a sneak peek at what horrors were left on the cutting room floor with this exclusive deleted scene from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR!

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  • 20th Annual Fantasia International Film Festival Welcomes Miike, del Toro & More!

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    For most people, summer is the time for relaxation: vacations, weekend getaways and making the most of the weather at its nicest. However, for the horror community, summer brings the Fantasia International Film Festival, the Montreal-based genre hub that features some of the most anticipated and exciting scare fare from around the world. And now in their 20th anniversary, Fantasia is excited to present one of their most exciting line-ups to date alongside some of horror’s biggest names earning their top honors.

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  • “IT” Film Adaptation lures in Full Cast, “HEMLOCK GROVE” Actor as Pennywise

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    After years of development, it finally seems as if the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s IT is finally going forward, complete with MAMA director Andy Muschietti behind the camera. However, the one big question on everybody’s mind is who will step in as the terrifying Pennywise, last portrayed in an unforgettable turn by Tim Curry in Tommy Lee Wallace’s mini-series adaptation. And now, horror fans have their answer, as actor Bill Skarsgaard will be donning the clown make-up to play the shapeshifting personification of evil, as per The Hollywood Reporter.

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  • Severin Films Brings “DOCTOR BUTCHER MD” to Blu-ray!

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    For those who love New York Horror as much as this writer, there’s a certain wonderment as to the glory days of exploitation and genre pictures. Nowadays, the closest thing to the grindhouse are the few times those ‘70s and ‘80s terror titles make their way to revival houses or, even worse, DVD sets with 20 poorly-transferred films lost in a sea of copyright forfeitures. However, some people, such as the fantastic folks over at Severin Films, are going the extra mile to preserve the most shocking grindhouse titles possible, and now, they’re bringing a VHS classic chiller to disc for the first time: DOCTOR BUTCHER, MD!

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  • Q&A: Actor Bill Sage suits up for “FENDER BENDER”

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    For a while, the future of the slasher genre was somewhat uncertain. After dwindling out of the studio system after J-Horror remakes were all the rage, people wondered if there was any angle to resurrect the fading subgenre. However, much like its post-SCREAM resurrection, slashers slowly made their way back into horror’s subconscious, with the latest example being the first ever Scream Factory original, FENDER BENDER.

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  • Crossing Over: “CAST A DEADLY SPELL”

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    Welcome, FANGORIA Readers, to CROSSING OVER, a column that highlights the films, series and content out there outside of horror that is fashioned towards or pays tribute to our beloved genre. By shining a light onto these projects, FANGORIA hopes to open a world of entertainment perfect for fright fans that lies just beyond the borders of the horror community. So without further ado…

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  • XLrator & IndustryWorks Team For New Thriller/Genre Slate!

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    Out of all the independent distributors in the horror world at the moment, XLrator Media is one that continues to surpass expectations around every corner. From FOUND to POKER NIGHT to SUN CHOKE, XLrator has done a hell of a job finding fun and demented fright fare from some really unique filmmakers. Yet even beyond their horror work, XLrator does a solid job at crafting their brand, allowing both their “Macabre” and “Turbo” brands to reach separate genre audiences while offering enough edge in each to offer crossover appeal. So with that in mind, fans of action and horror will be excited to hear that XLrator is teaming up with IndustryWorks Studio- the Canadian production entity responsible for AMERICAN MARY- to co-produce and release a trio of upcoming thrillers!

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  • FANGORIA Podcast Network: “MONSTER PARTY” Talks Genre Game-changers!

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    As any well-educated fright fan can tell you, there would be no FANGORIA Magazine if not for FAMOUS MONSTERS OF FILMLAND. Paving the way for fright fandom at large, Forry J. Ackerman brought passion and foresight to his pages month after month, cementing a legacy that continues to this day. It’s this reason why Ackerman has a firm place in the FANGORIA Hall of Fame: he’s a game-changer, through and through. With that in mind, it’s only appropriate that the latest episode of MONSTER PARTY welcomes that game-changer’s respective executive editor, David Weiner, to talk about horror game-changers!

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  • Q&A: Telluride Horror Show Festival Director Ted Wilson

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    As those within the horror industry can tell you, Colorado has become an unlikely genre hub in recent years. Among the fright fests and eerie events that draw thousands of horrorheads to the state each year is the Telluride Horror Show, a film festival that mixes its unique small town setting with some of the most highly anticipated horror titles out there. FANGORIA recently spoke to Telluride Horror Show’s festival director Ted Wilson about the evolution of the festival, where it may go next, and what scary surprises await this year…

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