Witchboard is the Perfect Combination of Melodrama, 1980s Hair, and Evil Spirits

Much like the female protagonist of Witchboard, the deliciously cheesy 1986 cautionary tale about why you should never use an Ouija board improperly, I have an obsession. But I’m not obsessed with talking to ghosts. I’m just obsessed with Witchboard. Read More >>

A Troubled Student Is Haunted By His Old Imaginary Friend in Daniel Isn’t Real

The producers of Mandy are working on what looks to be a psychedelic, unnerving take on the traditional doppelganger story. Daniel Isn’t Real is the story of what happens when you rekindle your relationship with your childhood imaginary friend, only he’s an edgelord now and he maybe also wants to murder you. Read More >>

James Wan Will Attempt to Breathe Life Into Dylan Dog

Few names in horror inspire more confidence than James Wan. Saw, Insidious, The Conjuring, the man has done it all. So, when any news breaks that Wan and his company are going to produce a new version of a classic comic book, fans have a right to be excited. Dylan Dog fans, we’re talking to you. Read More >>

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The Trailer for Trick Wants to Launch the Next Great Horror Franchise

Horror is at its best when there’s mythology behind the mayhem. That’s why franchises like Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Saw, Halloween, and so many others endure. We love the scares but also the history and story of these evil characters. Read More >>

The 20 Wildest, Coolest, and Most Unique Films We Can’t Wait to See at Fantastic Fest 2019

It’s that time of year when some of the most insane, original, and glorious genre films in the world descend upon Austin, in the US state of Texas, for Fantastic Fest, one of the world’s foremost genre film festivals. Over the past 15 years, some incredible films have played Fantastic Fest (see some previous coverage at these links) and 2019 looks no different. Read More >>

Cult Movie Icon Sid Haig Has Passed Away

Sid Haig, a veteran actor known for his memorable roles in exploitation movies – with particular prominence coming in recent years, thanks to the horror films of Rob Zombie – passed away on Saturday. He was 80 years old. Read More >>

In the Tall Grass is a Peculiar and Gross Addition to Stephen King’s Horror Pantheon

When Stephen King makes cars, animals, housekeepers, diseases, or clowns scary, it somehow all makes sense. Those things can actually be scary. But grass? Grass isn’t scary, right? Wrong. Read More >>

This Nightmare Game Was Designed by a Dentist in MS Paint

The secret life of one Polish dentist apparently involves coding a horror game in MS Paint. Read More >>

Wes Craven’s Estate Is Now in Charge of Freddy Krueger’s Future

The A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has been in limbo for a long time, following a disastrous 2010 remake that didn’t do Freddy Krueger or his fearful fans any favours. And while there isn’t any news about the next time we see Freddy on screen (and we know there’s going to be a next time, some things just don’t end), we at least know more about the legal situation behind the villain. Read More >>

Head Back to School With These 11 Slasher Movies Set on University Campuses

Slasher movies are famously repetitive, sharing certain themes that recur over and over. A big one: university! Or across the Atlantic: college, baby! Campuses are the perfect hunting ground for maniacs targeting young adults who are out on their own, making bad decisions for the first (and last) time. Here are 11 classics to add to your horror syllabus. Read More >>

Condensing It Chapter Two Into One Movie Was Scarier Than Facing Pennywise

The only thing scarier than Pennywise the clown is making Pennywise the clown scary again. That was the massive task Andy and Barbara Muschietti faced with It Chapter Two. Read More >>

Netflix’s Marianne Debut Teaser Is About a Writer Who’s at War With Her Own Villain

Stephen King’s got nothing on this horror writer. The debut teaser for Netflix’s new French series Marianne centres around a famous novelist who uses her books to keep a horrifying witch at bay...but it can’t work forever. Read More >>

The First Reactions to It Chapter Two Are All Over the Map

The autumn movie season stars on September 6 with the release of highly anticipated horror sequel It Chapter Two. Though that’s still over two weeks away, Warner Bros. has begun screening the film for critics. Screenings mean social media reactions, and while lots of people don’t put faith in that kind of early buzz, we think you’ll be especially interested in this case. Read More >>

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Netflix’s The I-Land Trailer Conjures Up the Scariest Thing of All… the Fyre Festival?

Netflix has released the first glimpse at The I-Land with a teaser clearly designed to rip on the announcement trailer for the failed Fyre Festival – even though the limited series doesn’t look to be about that at all. Either way, something tells me this island getaway has bigger problems than disaster relief tents and bologna sandwiches. Read More >>