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FANGORIA Magazine Set to Return in Time for Halloween

Once the reigning king of horror rags, Fangoria hasn’t delivered a print magazine since October 2015’s issue #344. Every kid who was into horror from the 80’s on, grew up with clippings and torn-out pages of Fango on their walls; you couldn’t even see the paint on my walls in between all of those colorful pages of gore (and Slayer posters, of course).

Well, long-time Fangoria managing editor Mike Gingold posted a rather interesting video of a copy of Fango being delivered through a mailslot with the simple tagline, “exciting news will be coming soon…” read more

The Trailer for ‘Hellraiser: Judgment’ is Here

In 1987 Clive Barker and his cenobites had “such sites to show you” in the iconic film Hellraiser. Thirty-one years and now ten films later,  Gary J. Tunnicliffe wants to show you why “Evil Seeks Evil” in his latest film Hellraiser: Judgment.

It’s been quite a rough ride for the Hellraiser franchise which has been on a downward spiral ever since Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth and then perfectly flat-lining with the Doug Bradley-less Hellraiser: Revelations in 2011. Tunnicliffe who wrote, but did not direct, the dismal Hellraiser: Revelations, told 60 Minutes With that, “I knew what I wanted to make, and I felt like ‘you know what, I wrote a traditional Hellraiser story with Revelations and I got raped by the fans. I’m not going to try and appease the fans anymore.’ I’m going to make a film for me and I have a very strong idea visually on where I want to go with the story and its going to be very different. I’m going to make a food for me and offer everybody a bite.” read more

Kurtis Spieler Discusses ‘The Devil’s Well’

Hitting the streets on January 23rd is The Devil’s Well courtesy of Wild Eye Releasing and writer/director Kurtis Spieler, best known for his indie horror film Sheepkin.  We caught up with Kurtis to talk about his latest film and what horror fans can expect from his take on the found footage paranormal flick.

Horror News Network: The Devil’s Well centers around a paranormal old legend.  Being based out of Connecticut, with New England being such a hotbed of paranormal activity, how do you think that shaped your view on this type of plot? read more

Top 17 Horror Films of 2017

So here we are at the end of another fun-filled year of blood and gore and it’s time to wrap up by giving you my top 17 films of 2017. So many awesome movies came out this year that I literally started this list with nearly 40 titles before eventually whittling it down to a final 17. My sincere hope is that you haven’t seen some of these films and that I can help bring some disturbing, and maybe even humorous, cinema to you life. Enjoy.

Oh yeah, and this list is in no particular order. Other than the one that I mention below as probably my favorite of the year, the order is totally random (yet partially alphabetical). read more

Netflix Hit “Dark” Renewed for Second Season

In the land of horror/sci-fi television series’, is any network hotter than Netflix right now? Proving that you don’t even have to speak English to woo an English-speaking audience, Netflix’s newest genre series Dark debuted on December 1st and has already been greenlit for a second season. That’s not to say that the show isn’t a hit overseas as well because it certainly is.

Created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, Dark takes place in the German town of Winden and follows the events surrounding the disappearance of two children which sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations. read more

‘Train to Busan’ Director’s ‘Psychokinesis’ Grabbed by Netflix

Great news for fans of Yeon Sang-ho’s 2016 hit zombie film Train to Busan as media giant Netflix acquires the rights to his next film Psychokinesis. Last year’s Train to Busan was on many people’s “top horror films of the year” list so it comes as no surprise that his next film was snatched up quickly.

Written and directed by Yeon-Sang-ho, Psychokinesis is about a man who inadvertently acquires superpowers and uses them to help his daughter and others, but runs into trouble in the process. According to Variety, “Netflix announced a 2018 global outing for Psychokinesis. It did not provide any details of release schedules, but confirmed that [it will] receive theatrical releases in Korea.” read more

‘Victor Crowley’- Horror News Network Review

In September of 2007, writer/director Adam Green gave horror fans plenty of reasons to “stay out of the swamp” with the release of his cult classic Hatchet. Following it up with Hatchet II and Hatchet III, Green kept slasher Victor Crowley busy and horror fans terrified and amused all at the same timeFor the tenth anniversary celebration of the Hatchet, Green released one of the biggest secrets in the genre, a new chapter in the franchise with Victor Crowley.

Released by Green’s ArieScope in association with Dark Sky Films, Victor Crowley has been touring the country in limited release.  Last night’s stop was in Seymour, CT presented by CT Cult Classics. The crowd was pumped, but would this be just more of the same?  While it did mix the gore with the dark humor fans expect, Victor Crowley definitely earns its way not only in the Hatchet series, but also as a standalone horror film.  Not many sequels or reboots manage to win bragging rights to that claim. read more

‘The Babysitter’ – The Horror News Network Review

Fresh to Netflix this week is The Babysitter from the minds of McG and Brian Duffield.  While the film is a really fun watch, it at times does give a little wink and nod to the holiday classic Home Alone. Don’t be fooled though, The Babysitter is more than a slapstick romp.

At the heart of this film is a 14-year-old underdog named Cole, who is played brilliantly by Judah Lewis. The script taps into the audience’s adult memories of being a socially awkward kid and finding comfort with the incredibly fun and exciting older babysitter.  In the film, said babysitter, Bee, is just that.   Everything, especially for a young boy, a kid can dream of.  Bee, played by Samara Weaving, is beautiful, funny and always has Cole’s back, or so he thinks. read more

‘Castle Rock’ Teaser Revealed at NYCC

Today at NY Comic Con, horror fans were treated to the trailer for the upcoming hulu series Castle Rock.  The series, which is a collaboration between J.J. Abrams and the legendary Stephen King, centers around the small town of Castle Rock and sees many of King’s “universes” crossing over and colliding.

While the trailer is mysterious and intriguing, it does not reveal many plot details.  At today’s NYCC panel, Castle Rock stars Sissy Spacek, Andres Holland, Melanie Lynskey, and hot on the heels from his turn as Pennywise in IT, Bill Skarsgard, kept many of the plot details under wrap.  According to Deadline, it was revealed that each would be playing new characters to the Stephen King world.  Spacek, who starred in King’s iconic film Carrie noted, “I was afraid I might never have the opportunity to do something this twisted again. It’s kind of an homage to Stephen King — and I owe Stephen King a lot.” read more

Jonathan Dennison Discusses Cadabra Records

If you are a devoted horror fan and collector out there, you have most likely have heard of Cadabra Records.  The label was created by New York hardcore legend Jonathan Dennison, who played in hardcore bands The Promise, Another Victim, Path of Resistance, and Unholy.  With Cadabra Records, Dennison brings to life the macabre and sometimes more obscure dark-sided classic novels in a spoken word form to vinyl. We recently caught up with man behind Cadabra to discuss his vision and what else horror fans can expect in 2017. read more