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Need to Stream Some Fine Horror Content? Shudder’s Got You Covered

Earlier this week we released a list of 25 recent, and awesome, horror films for you to stream and where to find them so that you all have some gruesomely fun films to watch during this quarantine (you can check that by clicking here). If you read the list, you’ll see that a good deal of them are available on AMC Network’s horror streaming platform Shudder.

Well, our pals at Shudder have you guys in mind as well. For those who aren’t already subscribers, Shudder has announced that they’re offering a 30-day free trial to help out with the boredom! All you need to do is head to Shudder.com and enter the promo code SHUTIN at sign-up; how cool is that? read more

25 Movies To Get You Through The Quarantine

Alright folks, it seems that we got a situation going on outside and the only way to get through it is to hunker down at home and watch more horror movies. Well, at Horror News Network, we’re here to help! Below I’ve listed out 25 favorites from the past 5 years, at 5 per year. I’ve included a few notes on each, plus the trailer, plus where it can be found (I’m assuming most readers have some streaming memberships like Prime, Shudder, Netflix, etc.).

Some of these maybe you’ve seen already…or maybe you’ve seen all of them? If so, we recommend you put together your own list and share it on social media – let’s get a bunch of suggestion out there for those who are bored at home and looking for some new goriness to get them through. Remember to tag us (@HorrorNews) so we can check out your #QuarantineMovieList. Happy watching (and washing) and stay safe! read more

Horror News Network’s Best Horror Movies of 2019: Larry’s Top 3 Picks

Alright, fiends, it’s time to narrow my list down to a top 3! Last week I posted my “Top 19 of 2019” (you can see that by clicking here) and I promised that I would give you my 3 favorites as a part of the Horror News Network staff’s week of favorites. This year was tough as there were really a lot of solid films to choose from, but I like my choices. Without further ado, here they are:

Larry’s Top 3 Picks

#1: Tigers Are Not Afraid

Every once in a while, a film hits you like a truck and sticks with you; you think about it for days and discuss it with friends and strangers alike. This year, Issa López’s Tigers Are Not Afraid was that film for me. Estrella is a young girl who is granted three wishes by her school teacher while they are hiding from a gang shooting going on outside of the class. When the girl’s mother is taken by a local drug lord, she uses one of those wishes but as often is the case with magic in films, things don’t turn out as she’d hoped. Estrella flees her empty home and falls in with a gang of orphaned children who spend their time trying to stay safe in the local Mexican gang wars. read more

Top 19 Horror Films of 2019

Welcome, fiends! So, this year I started this list with 93 titles before narrowing it down to my “Top 19 of 2019”. As always – the disclaimer: While I know that the title is “Top 19 Horror Films…”, keep in mind that these are just my favorites so I’m sure that you’ll disagree with some of my choices as well as some of my intentional omissions. That said, there are still a bunch of films that were highly recommended to me that I have not yet had the chance to watch like Doctor Sleep, Koko-Di Koko-Da, Little Monsters and Knives Out. read more

Thousands Invade 6th Annual CT HorrorFest!

This past Saturday, a giant horde of blood-thirsty horror fans descended upon the Naugatuck Event Center, in the normally quiet town of Naugatuck, Connecticut, to take part in Horror News Network’s sixth annual CT HorrorFest; a Comic-Con type convention geared toward the horror community.

The brainchild of Horror News Network founders Rob and Christine Caprilozzi, CT HorrorFest began as a much smaller convention in Waterbury, CT in 2014 before spending the next four years in Danbury, CT. The opportunity to move the convention to the much larger Naugatuck Event Center for the 2019 show was a “no-brainer” for the duo. read more

”Evil” Screening and Panel at Comic-Con

Fans feeling the gap from the loss of the TV show “The Exorcist” will want to check out the new show “Evil” coming to CBS. The creators of “The Good Wife” are looking at a high-concept show that deviates from a typical law procedural to explore whether crimes were performed by regular people or people who are possessed. The pilot was screened at SDCC, and while many horror fans may be wondering how creators known for “The Good Wife” are going to tackle a show like this, rest assured that the show is unexpectedly unnerving. Executive Producer Robert King notes that this show will not be a “possession of the week” and that this is definitely not the movie “The Exorcist.” He noted that “when there is a movie like “The Exocist,” it’s hard to do better than that” and they wanted to do something else and “explore the question” of what could really be happening and that it is “just as scary to deal with the scientific reality” of any terrible situation. read more

Comic-Con 2019: Preview Night Photos

Horror News Network is on the ground at San Diego Comic-Con! This is the 50th year of the popular convention which was first held in 1970 at the U.S Grant Hotel for 300 attendees. The convention now fills 460,000 square feet of the San Diego Convention Center and welcomes over 135,000 people with comics, movies, TV, games, and events. Over 1,000 exhibitors are there and many of them feature horror. The convention officially begins on July 18 and runs through July 21, but July 17 is an evening-only Preview Night. See below for some photos from the show floor. read more

HNN Staff Discuss Top Horror Films and Highlights of 2018

With 2018 in the rear view mirror, now is the perfect time to discuss and analyze the top moments of the year for horror.  HNN’s Christine, Larry and Sean discuss their feelings on the top movies of 2018 for the genre, along with what they feel are the breakout moments and highlights as well.

Visit our YouTube channel (and the video below) for this lively conversation, and check out our Patreon page for even more exclusive videos and content that you can’t get anywhere else (https://www.patreon.com/horrornewsnetwork). read more

Amazing New Poster and Gory Trailer for ‘One Must Fall’

One Must Fall has been on our radar since writer/director Antonio Pantoja first launched a fundraising campaign for this, his first full-length feature, in the summer of 2017. Now here we are at the end of 2018 and the first official trailer is here along with an amazing poster by artist Christopher Shy who also did the poster art for Mandy and Shin Godzilla (click here for some of his work).

Described as an 80’s slasher film, One Must Fall tells a merry tale about what happens when a crime scene cleanup crew is on a job where a killer has slaughtered a bunch of folks but, unfortunately for them, remained behind at the scene of the crime. read more

Creepy Christmas Film Festival’s Beck Underwood: The Horror News Network Interview

The 2018 Creepy Christmas Film Festival is now in full-swing with a new film premiering every day until Christmas. Previously created back in 2008, the fest is back with many new and returning filmmakers to give horror fans something to look forward to in the form of an online Advent Calendar. The original 2008 stories were inspired by a diorama that Beck Underwood had built with an imagined view into each window. This time around, the artists were given a grab-bag word to base their story on. Words usually considered sweet, such as candy cane, have now been given a sinister edge in the hands of the filmmakers. We caught up with Underwood to ask her about finding the filmmakers, what inspired the new concepts, and, of course, her feelings about the creepiness of Christmas. read more