Just In Time for Halloween: Death Rituals
As a fiction writer, I’m very critical of story no matter what it is I choose to review. I’ve watched films that have had terrible production and acting but have been saved by a unique and well written story. The same is true about books. Writing a book is a long, difficult process and the reception of it is so much harder to gauge. The truth is people just don’t seem as inclined to read, think, and imagine the way they used to and it makes a writer’s job so much harder. In a
Liven Up Your Halloween Party With Dry Ice!
Before we dive into drink recipes, let's talk about the safe handling of dry ice. What is dry ice? Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide with a temperature reading of -109.3 °F. With that being said, never handle dry ice with your bare hands. Frostbite can occur from improper handling of dry ice. Gloves and/or tongs should be used to safely handle something that extremely cold. Where can I get some dry ice? You don't have to break into a science lab to get a chunk of
New On Shudder: November 2017
Genre fans can be thankful for the myriad of fresh gory titles coming to Shudder in November. Halloween has come and gone, but the chills come 24/7 with Shudder’s monthly streaming service. Everything from classic staples like Carpenter’s The Fog to more recent hard-hitting viscera like Ritual is coming your way starting next week. Check out the list of upcoming exclusives! 11/9: WOLF CREEK - Based on the hit Ozploitation horror series, psycho killer Mick Taylor (John Jarratt
Malvolia’s Halloween Special
Some characters are just way too good to write about once and Malvolia, Queen of Screams is just one of those who deserves some extra time in print. The horror hostess who's just as interested in deadly cocktails and horror films as she is in selecting her next victim has been making a name for herself in the horror community with a combination of fiendish wit and dark charm that continue to draw in fans. Portrayed by character and series creator Jennifer Nangle, Malvolia fin
All the Devils Are Here: Something Emerges from the Swamps of Florida and Onto VOD!
Orlando, Florida- October 26th, 2017 - From the twisted mind that brought you the award winning short film Roid Rage, comes an original creature-feature that is sure to get pulses racing in the horror community - All the Devils Are Here! Bahamian filmmaker Ryan Lightbourn has recently debuted this film festival hit on a wide range of digital outlets. All the Devils Are Here (formerly titled Sleepwalkers) tells the story of five college students as they attempt to enjoy a deba
Gay Slasher ALPHA DELTA ZATAN on VOD
LOS ANGELES, CA October 26th - Together Magic Films and Reel Nightmare Films are delivering a bloodbath of sexy studs to gay audiences worldwide with their brand new homo-horror slasher feature film Alpha Delta Zatan, now playing on Amazon Video US/UK and in over 100 countries on Vimeo On Demand. A playful Halloween choice for gay viewers and fans of horror, the official synopsis of Alpha Delta Zatan reads: “In a frat house where no one can be trusted, a new brother becomes t
Shriekfest Review: ‘The Basement’ a Simple, Effective Thriller
As the theater darkened to the world premiere of The Basement at the 17 Annual Shriekfest film festival, I had no idea what I was in store for except the brief summary in the program that read: “A seemingly innocent man is abducted by a notorious L.A. serial killer, who forces his victims to switch roles with him so that he can enact his own capture, torture and murder.” While the tagline in the program isn’t wrong, I was expecting something different, but the film delivered
Crossy Road co-creator unveils upcoming horror game, After You
October 20th, 2017 - Melbourne, Australia — Normal Wholesome Games, a brand new game studio founded by Andy Sum, has announced its debut title: the disturbing psychological horror game After You. While Sum is best known for being half of the duo that created the international smash hit Crossy Road, he has an eclectic body of work behind him, including the bizarre cult favorite 420BLAZEIT. Being a developer who loves to try new things, his upcoming release is an unsettling hor
Bring Out Your Dead: The End is Nigh!
If you’ve been following on Facebook then you’ve no doubt seen the numerous mentions to the Nashville Zombie Walk that I’ve tried to drown scare makers with over the last year. I’ve talked about my complete ignorance over how to organize this sort of event, my shock at the outrageous amount of logistical and financial planning that goes into it, and my absolute relief in becoming friends and partners with a former director of the walk and now, after so many months of planning
The Universal Monsters Come to Shudder
If you’re a subscriber to Shudder, the thriller, suspense and horror streaming platform, you may have noticed a few new additions and if you aren’t a member, now may be the time to join because they have added the Universal Monster films to their roster. These are some of the most influential films in the history of horror; icons that gave rise to the popular images of Dracula, Frankenstein and The Wolf Man. These films exploded the careers of Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Cla