In 2013 a short film came out that was simple and superbly creepy, it was Lights Out. Directed by David F. Sandberg, it was the story of a woman who noticed something hiding in the shadows every time she turned off the lights. With the short escalating to …well you should watch it if you haven’t seen it. A new Trailer for a feature film version has been released at this weekend’s WonderCon and while there are some changes the terror is still there. Lotta Losten is still see
“Corbin Nash,” a vampire noir film has signed on some great Talent: Malcolm McDowell Bruce Davison Corey Feldman and Rutger Hauer. As StarTree Productions prepares for shooting little is known about the plot aside from a New York cop travels to Los Angeles to find his parent's killer. However, things take a turn for the worse and he is murdered, but returns as an undead apex predator. McDowell has been cast as the Blind Prophet. Hauer, is slated to play a character describe
When is comes to scary Holidays, most will cite Halloween as the time of year when the ghosts and goblins haunt the streets and terrify the bejeezus out of the normal folks. I, for one, disagree.with this assesment. First, I know it's coming. Walk into most stores and you'll see the latex masks piled high, and hear the occasional question, "what are you dressing up as?" No, for me the scarriest holiday is Easter. Think of it, walk through your local mall or department store
Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Rob Zombie’s 31 from the financially troubled Alchemy and plans for a release date in September 2016. Starring Sheri Moon Zombie and Malcolm McDowell, the picture was written and directed by Rob Zombie and is about a group of carnival workers that are kidnapped and taken to a hell-like compound where they are forced to play a series of sadistic games, trying to survive against a gang of evil clowns. “31 is a treat not jus
Let’s be honest, public service announcements rarely strike terror into anyone. Not to say that it’s never happened; there was, a few years ago, an anti-drinking ad that featured a mutated, Tim Burton-esq bunny that still gives me the chills. However, South Africa has picked up the baton, revved the engine and taken this PSA to a new level of horror. The Western Cape department of Transportation and Public Works has released a road safety campaign titled “The first Kiss.” '
Horror fans often see the word “bloodcurdling” when describing a new story, film or experience. The idea that we’ll be so scared that the blood will turn into a sanguine cottage cheese, can be a deterrent for some or a welcome sign for others. But, is the term just a description of that tingling feeling we get when the tension rises and we know the monster is lurking or does the blood actually thicken? In a small study, published by the BMJ, 24 victims…er volunteers were ask
In October of 2015 it was announced that Shout! Factory had acquired the rights to Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom from Arcana Studios and today, it found some actors to give the project a voice: Ron Perlman and Christopher Plummer. Perlman is giving voice to Shoggoth and Plummer will lend his voice talents to the role of DR. Herbert West. If you've never read the book, you can find it on Amazon. The book takes elements from his classic horror stories and blends it in
In October of 1978 a movie was released that kicked off a new cycle of Horror. The Cycle became known as the slasher and the movie was John Carpenter’s Halloween. However, before anyone saw the picture, audiences were given a taste of what was to come by the poster. The poster was painted by artist Robert Gleason and has become part of the iconic imagery of Michael Myers and the night he came home. This original painting is now up for sale by Heritage Auctions. http://moviep