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First Look At Robert Englund’s New Film THE LAST SHOWING

When we talked to Robert Englund earlier this week he mentioned this film (watch our exclusive interview here) and today brings our first set of stills from the project. Titled THE LAST SHOWING the films stars Englund as a deranged theater worker who traps a couple of movie goers and using hidden cameras directs his “stars” in his own personal little horror film. Written and directed by Phil Hawkins the film also stars GAME OF … Continue reading

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One Sheet Debuts For I, FRANKENSTEIN

As I am sure you all aware, those of us here at HNN are a bit divided on what the upcoming release of I, FRANKENSTEIN will hold for horror fans, it’s been quite the fodder for discussion on HORROR NEWS RADIO and beyond and while the merits of the film are yet to be seen there is one thing we can wonder about no longer. What will the poster look like? I, FRANKENSTEIN reinvents the … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Robert Kurtzman’s MAD FX LAB And Robert Englund Interview

On Tuesday October 29th 2013 I was given the Halloween treat of a lifetime. The amazing Robert Kurtzman was kind enough to invite me over to his studio in Crestline Ohio for one of the coolest events I have ever had the honor to attend. First, a little back story as this year Robert kicked off what is hopefully going to be a Halloween tradition here in Northeast Ohio, Robert Kurtzman’s Mad FX Lab. Robert … Continue reading

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Celebrate Halloween By Watching John Carpenter’s First Take Of The Opening For HALLOWEEN

Remember back in the summer when some of that awesome “never before seen” footage from John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN popped up online? Well, that dude that gave us that, Billy Kirkus, has given us all a nice little Halloween night surprise. How would you like to see John Carpenter’s first pass at the now infamous opening scene for his 1978 classic? We’ve got you covered. Kirkus posted this with the video:

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A Couple Of New Clips For SKINWALKER RANCH Promote VOD Release

The trailer for this one really intrigued me and this morning a couple of new clips showed up for Devin McGinn’s SKINWALKER RANCH which is on VOD as you read this as well as theatrical in a few select cities. Before we look at the clips here is a quick refresher on the storyline: In 2010 Skinwalker Ranch gained media attention after experiencing a wide range of unexplained phenomena. Reports ranged from UFO sightings to … Continue reading

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EVIL DEAD 2 Remake Confusion Abounds – Is Alvarez In Or Is He Out?

Purposely stayed away from this one yesterday as it all seemed a little to vague to me but let me bring you up to speed on the last 24 hours. Early yesterday the majority of the online horror news sites all reported the same story that Fede Alvarez and his co-writer Rodo Sayagues had walked away from the sequel to their hit remake of Sam Raimi’s THE EVIL DEAD. This morning Alvarez himself has taken … Continue reading

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MONDO Celebrates Halloween With Some HALLOWEEN

When you see the word MONDO you know we’re in for something cool and tonight’s news doesn’t disappoint, especially if you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. They’ve got a couple new posters, giving them the trademark MONDO twist that are going to be offer up sometime tomorrow. Pop a peek at these:

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Happy Halloween Indeed! TRICK ‘R TREAT 2 Announced!

Last night was that huge TRICK ‘R TREAT event I told you about a few times last week and as it turns it out it became quite the media event. During the Q & A section of the show director Michael Doughtery dropped the bomb that TRICK ‘R TREAT 2 is heading our way!! LEGENDARY PICTURES is backing the project and all talk seems to point towards a theatrical release but we all know how … Continue reading

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New Trailer For WER Transforms Right In Front Of Your Eyes

It’s time for the werewolf film to go a little “found footage” on your ass and who better to bring the goods then those fine folks who brought us some of the Paranormal Activity craziness! The film is titled WER and as the trailer shows tells the tale of a defense attorney looking to defend her client accused or murdering a family only to find out that her client is just a little bit of … Continue reading

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Trailer For CONTRACTED Will Have You Washing Your Hands For A Week

Yeah, if you’ve got a thing about germs, you’re probably going to want to look away or better yet don’t and just let me watch you watch it. Some pretty wild shit going down in this new trailer for Eric England’s CONTRACTED. It tells the tale of a beautiful young woman who give into her urges and has a random sexual encounter with some dude and pays a steep price indeed. Check this out! Just … Continue reading

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Kick Ass Artwork For A Kick Ass Event

You should recall that last week I told you about TRICK ‘R TREAT getting its first theatrical viewing out in LA and how we’ll all be able to join in on the fun via a live stream. You remember, right? As you would guess an event like that has to be promoted and ultimately commemorated via some kick ass new artwork and this morning I have your first look at just that. Check this out: … Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Learn What Happened At The SKINWALKER RANCH? Red Band Trailer Premieres

A brand new Red Band trailer has popped up online for SKINWALKER RANCH. A new “found footage” UFO/Paranormal hybrid it tells the tale of a bunch of creepy shit that went down back in 2010. The trailer speaks for itself, the film hits VOD on Oct. 30th. Check it out!

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HELLRAISER Remake May Bring Originals Back Together

Been talking about remakes a lot these last few days and lets face it, that’s just the way it’s going to be for genre followers for the foreseeable future. Today’s news is a little more solid then most as it comes directly from the creator of the franchise. Clive Barker has taken to Facebook to announce his plans to take over the reins of arguably his best and certainly most popular franchise HELLRAISER. He’s got … Continue reading

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A Tease For John Gulager’s ZOMBIE NIGHT

You ready for this one? Director John Gulager whose FEAST films remain as some of the strangest film experiences I have ever experienced has gone and directed a film for SYFY Channel. It premieres this coming Saturday and it’s call ZOMBIE NIGHT. Check out who stars, we’ve got Anthony Michael Hall, Daryl Hannah and Shirley Jones! That is some strange ass cast right there but you know what? I like it! I’m gonna have to … Continue reading

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SCREAM FACTORY Announces Another Blu-ray First!

SCREAM FACTORY just keeps dishing them out and today they announced via their Facebook page that they will be releasing another fan favorite onto Blu-ray for the first time. SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE will soon join the SCREAM FACTORY family. The Facebook posting reveals: We’re happy to report that we’ve gone back into our “vaults” and will be bringing the original 1982 SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE film to Blu-ray for the first time in early 2014! This … Continue reading

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NOSFERATU Getting The 2 Disc Blu-ray Treatment

The classic vampire flick NOSFFERATU is still to this day one of the most effective and atmospheric horror films ever put to film. Released in 1929 it is as powerful now as it was then. Max schrek as the titular vampire is frightening and horrifying even all these years later and the film is a classic in every sense of the word. The great news tonight is that the film is getting its due with … Continue reading

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About Dave Dreher

A life long fan of horror I have had the privilege of working with horror legend Tom Savini for the last 15 years. I have also done web work for Dick Smith and Vincent Guastini. The last 5 years or so I have been the lead writer and reviewer for HOUSE OF HORRORS and am now proud to be lead reporter here at HNN..
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