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Ghost in the Shell Rated PG-13 by MPAA

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The 1995 anime classic, Ghost in the Shell received an "R" rating when it was first released in the United States. Beyond some of the usual triggers which typically warrant such a rating, the general bleak and existential nature of the story make it…
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Fox Releases New Xenomorph-Centric Alien: Covenant Poster Image

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Fox Studios have been teasing fans with a steady drip of information on its upcoming film, Alien: Covenant over the past few weeks. Anticipation has been high due to the return of Ridley Scott as director and the fact that the film promises to put its…
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Ivan Reitman Discusses Ghostbusters 2016 and the Franchise's Future

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Ghostbusters (2016) earned approximately $128 million at the domestic box office against a budget of $144 million. It picked up an extra $100 million overseas, but it's safe to say that the film underperformed financially. The film's performance led to…
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Bates Motel – Season 5 Episode 5: “Dreams Die First” Analysis and Review

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  Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. But instead of a gargantuan tusked pachyderm, let’s make it a Barbadian bombshell with hypnotic hazels.   Rihanna effortlessly delivers Marion Crane in the broad sense of the classic character:…
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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams Anthology Series Coming to Amazon

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According to the Hollywood Reporter,  a 10 episode anthology series based on the short stories of noted science fiction author Philip K. Dick entitled Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams has begun production in London. The series (produced by Breaking…

New Image of Pennywise from Stephen King's IT Released

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Horror fans worldwide are chomping at the bit, eagerly awaiting original stills (or how about a trailer???) for the new cinematic adaptation of Stephen King's IT.  Though due to hit movie screens in 2017, the release of production imagery or details…

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New Friday the 13th Video Game Trailer and Skins!

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The lucky folks who attended Pax East 2017 this past weekend in Boston, MA were treated to a brand new trailer for Friday the 13th: The Game and it is just as gory as you want it to be. From Mr. Jason Voorhees drowning a girl in a toilet bowl to delivering…
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Godzilla Anime Film Will Debut on Netflix in 2017

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According to the Anime News Network, an animated Godzilla film is being produced by Toho Studios and Polygon Pictures for a late 2017 debut on Netflix. The film (which marks the first time that Godzilla has appeared in an anime film) is directed…
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Kong Reigns at Box Office; Get Out Continues to Roll

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Kong: Skull Island was crowned box office champ this weekend with an estimated $61 million dollars over the March 10th-12th frame. The total is a strong one for March, and would have been higher if not for the strong competition from last week's…
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Dawn of the Dead's Ken Foree Announced for CT HorrorFest 2017

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The co-founder of CT HorrorFest, Rob Caprilozzi, announced this week that actor Ken Foree will be appearing at this year's convention. Caprilozzi stated that, "Ken Foree is a horror movie icon. In his 40 year career, no matter what film he is in,…
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Meet Walter Introduces us to New Android in Alien: Covenant

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As the release of Alien: Covenant draws closer, more and more promotional material for the film is being released. The latest comes in the form of a website, meetwalter.com. The website introduces us to a new android aboard the Covenant, “Walter.”…
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Akira Kurosawa's Edgar Allan Poe Script for Masque of the Red Death to be Produced by CKF Pictures

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Chinese film studio CKF pictures and Huayi Brothers Media announced at a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday that they will team to produce a film based on a script by legendary Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. The film (which is tentatively…
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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On March 10th, 1997 at 9:00 PM, Buffy the Vampire Slayer made its debut on The WB. After seven seasons and a major spinoff, Angel (which ran for five seasons of its own), it's safe to say the show has made a permanent mark on pop culture. Redefining…
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Bates Motel – Season 5, Episode 3: Bad Blood Analysis and Review

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Did you ever get the feeling that you know something you’re not supposed to know?  And then next thing you know, you’re in the thick of it….this secret cosmos you weren’t supposed to know about suddenly and openly playing itself out? So begins…
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Season Two of Tom Hardy's Taboo Confirmed to Return to FX and BBC One

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Good news has just dropped for fans of Taboo, starring Tom Hardy, just after the thrilling conclusion to Season One aired last week: It's coming back! Deadline reports that Taboo has officially been renewed for a second season, and it will continue…
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Netflix Heads to the Kingdom

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Following in the footsteps of Stranger Things and Santa Clarita Diet, Netflix is hoping another original horror series will turn some heads.  Deadline is reporting that the online streaming behemoth has commissioned the Korean original series Kingdom,…
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"The House that Jack Built" Adds Uma Thurman to Cast

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Lars von Trier is a name that horror fans may remember from his ultra-insane film Antichrist starring Willem Dafoe that came out in 2009. Since then, he has added a few more films to his resume but none that have piqued our interest more than the one…
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Jordan Peele's Get Out Continues to Impress at the Box Office

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Although Logan easily beat out all competition at the box office with a $85 million dollar debut due to stellar reviews and Hugh Jackman's farewell performance as everyone's favorite Canadian mutant, Get Out continued to rack up impressive box office…
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Misery Obscura Author and Horror Rock Legend Eerie Von: The Horror News Network Interview

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With over 35 years in the music business, over some of the most exciting eras in rock music, Eerie Von is a man who is near and dear to fans of punk, goth, metal, and horror-inspired music.  What fans may not know is that Eerie Von is also an accomplished…
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Taboo Episodes 7 & 8 Review and Analysis

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Season One of FX's Taboo ended just as explosively as Tom Hardy promised, tying up many of the storylines of the season and establishing a clear and definitive transition to the themes and events of Season Two. The final two episodes of the season continue…
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AMC to Create Talking Dead Pop Culture Spinoff Show Featuring Chris Hardwick

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AMC has good news for pop culture fans who like watching shows about people talking about watching shows! The network is aware of the tremendous popularity of Chris Hardwick's Talking Dead, a show that reflects on individual episodes of The Walking…
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New Trailer Drops for "Alien: Covenant"

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One of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2017 gets a full trailer release and said trailer is two minutes and thirty-six seconds of face-hugging/Xenomorph glory. Starring Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, James Franco, Danny McBride and a slew of…
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Bates Motel - Season 5, Episode 2: "The Convergence of the Twain" Review

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To quote the esteemed Chick Hogan in the final line of this week’s episode of Bates Motel, “Holy shit.”  We are pulled deeper into how the world of Norman Bates – and the greater White Pine Bay area - has been functioning since the untimely demise…
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New Red Band Trailer Released for The Belko Experiment

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A new teaser dropped today for the James Gunn’s The Belko Experiment.  The film is directed by Greg McLean and features Sean Gunn, John C. McGinley and Michael Rooker. For many who suffer through corporate America every day, the survival of the fittest…
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Vera Farmiga Cast as Millie Bobby Brown's Mother in Godzilla: King of Monsters

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The news surrounding the production of Godzilla: King of Monsters keeps getting better and better for horror fans. First, we learned that Michael Dougherty (the writer/director of Trick 'r Treat and Krampus) would be co-writing (along with collaborator…
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Final Trailer Released for Kong: Skull Island

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Warner Bros. Pictures has just released the final trailer for Kong: Skull Island. The lengthy clip, entitled "Rise of the King" dials back on some of the humor found in the previous trailer and ramps up the frequency and intensity of the giant monster…

Women in Horror Month: Interview with Erika Sanderson

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February is Women in Horror Month! As part of the Horror News Network spotlight on women this month we have interviewed Erika Sanderson about her experience as a voice actor for the horror audio drama, "The NoSleep Podcast." Erika joined the NoSleep team…

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