Something is Stirring in New ‘Better Watch Out’ Clip

You may be home… but you’re not alone. Christmas comes early for horror fans this year with the release of Chris Peckover’s holiday horror flick Better Watch Out, coming to theaters and On Demand October 6. While you wait, check out a brand new clip!Described as Home Alone meets Scream, Trace reviewed the film out of the Fantastic Fest premiere, calling it “a hilariously bonkers home invasion tale.” “Better Watch … [Read more...]

Three More Join the Cast of ‘Taking of Deborah Logan’ Director’s ‘The Maze’

A double dose of horror is soon headed our way from Adam Robitel, the man behind terrifying film The Taking of Deborah Logan. In addition to next year’s Insidious: The Last Key, Robitel also sits in the director’s chair for psychological thriller The Maze, which gets more casting news today. Via Deadline, Tyler Labine (Tucker and Dale vs. Evil), Jay Ellis (“Insecure”) and Nik Dodani (“Atypical”) have joined the … [Read more...]

Animated Special “Michael Jackson’s Halloween” Gets a Premiere Date

In addition to a brand new Halloween compilation album titled Scream, releasing September 29, the late Michael Jackson will also be returning this Halloween season in the form of animated special Michael Jackson’s Halloween. CBS will air the one-hour animated special on October 27 at 8pm EST. The special will feature Jackson’s acclaimed music as its soundtrack, and feature the voices of Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, … [Read more...]

Kill of the Week: Skinned Alive in ‘Dagon’

Every week, we spotlight a kill that we just can’t get enough of. This is Kill of the Week. Stuart Gordon sure has brought some unforgettable horror to the screen over the years, huh? Much of Gordon’s work has drawn direct inspiration from the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, including standout gems Re-Animator, From Beyond and Castle Freak. And then there’s Dagon, released in 2001 and recently crowned by our resident Lovecraft expert Luiz … [Read more...]

Every Character in ‘Leatherface’ Who Connects to a Previous ‘Chainsaw’ Film

The saw is most definitely family in brand new prequel Leatherface. Now available exclusively through DirecTV, with a traditional VOD release to follow on October 20, Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo’s Leatherface returns to the continuity of the original franchise, taking place before both the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre and 2013’s Texas Chainsaw 3D. The events of Leatherface are set in two different time periods, kicking … [Read more...]

Star of Scariest “The X-Files” Episode Joins Season 11 Cast

Easily the most infamous episode of “The X-Files” was Season 4’s ‘Home,’ centered on Mulder and Scully’s investigation of the Peacocks, a family of deformed farmers who have not left their secluded house in a decade. The episode proved to be so controversial that FOX decided to not even re-air it. Via EW today, ‘Home’ actress Karin Konoval, who played the episode’s unforgettable amputee under … [Read more...]

Series of Limited Edition ‘Night of the Demons’ Posters Pays Tribute to Original Art

Angela is having a party. Jason and Freddy are too scared to come… When it comes to horror movies that deserve to be watched every Halloween season, Kevin S. Tenney’s Night of the Demons is no doubt near the top of the list. Released in 1988, the film centers on a Halloween party that takes place at an abandoned mortuary… it’s all fun and games until a demonic spirit awakens. In celebration of the film, artists Chris … [Read more...]

Remember When Sam Returned for a Series of Official ‘Trick ‘r Treat’ Shorts?

Today is the first day of Fall. And that means Sam is near. Believe it or not, it’s been 10 years since we first met the lovable pumpkin boy known as Sam in Michael Dougherty’s Trick ‘r Treat, made in 2007 but not widely released on home video until October of 2009. In these past 10 years, Halloween masks, action figures and comic books have propelled Sam to iconic status within the horror genre; Dougherty’s plan all along … [Read more...]

New “Creating Pennywise” Featurette Includes Behind the Scenes ‘IT’ Footage

“I wanted to create something unsettling. This feeling that you never know what’s gonna happen when the clown’s around.” To say that director Andy Muschietti and actor Bill Skarsgård did justice to Pennywise with this year’s IT would probably be a massive understatement. Skarsgård’s Pennywise is both deeply terrifying and instantly iconic in his own right; dare I say, the new Pennywise is one of the coolest … [Read more...]

Director Talks ‘Twisted Metal’ Film That Almost Was; Nic Cage as Sweet Tooth?!

“That was gonna be badass… batshit.” You may remember that the Twisted Metal video game franchise was going to be turned into a feature film by Sony back in 2012, with Crank and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance co-director Brian Taylor at the helm. Unfortunately, it ended up in development Hell. Speaking with Collider this week, Taylor revealed what happened to the planned adaptation, while also giving us some insight into what … [Read more...]

Arrow Video Bringing 4K Restoration of Original ‘Carrie’ to Blu-ray

In the world of Stephen King, Carrie is an incredibly important tale. Not only was it the first novel King had published, but it was also the first one to be adapted into a feature film. Brian De Palma directed the first adaptation of Carrie in 1976, and it’s just been given a stunning new 4K restoration by Arrow Video. Announced today for the UK, Carrie has been restored in 4K from the original negative for a collector’s edition that … [Read more...]

Second Official “Stranger Things” Season 2 Poster Has a Close Encounter

For the past several weeks, Netflix has been releasing tribute posters that use “Stranger Things” Season One imagery to pay homage to ’80s film posters, and we’ve been absolutely loving them. At the same time, the posters are merely fun for social media, rather than official Season Two art. Today, however, Netflix has dropped a brand new official Season 2 poster, which pays homage to Close Encounters from the Third Kind … [Read more...]

Two More ‘Unbreakable’ Stars Join M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Glass’

Serving as a sequel to both Unbreakable and Split, M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is set to begin shooting next month ahead of a 2019 release. We already know that both Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson are back, but two more Unbreakable stars have just signed on to reprise their roles from the 2000 film. Spencer Treat Clark is back as Joseph Dunn, the son of Bruce Willis’ heroic character, while Charlayne Woodard will again play Elijah … [Read more...]