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IFC Midnight Pick Up HAUNT

A new picture is heading our way from the IFC Midnight label. It’s titled HAUNT and according to Screen Daily it tells the tale of “a boy who gets involved with a mysterious neighbour when his family moves into a new home and unwittingly summons a demon.” Don’t you hate it when that happens? The film stars Jacki Weaver and at this point no release details have been made available. IFC Midnight’s release model till … Continue reading

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Is Simon Pegg On Board For The X-FILES?

A few days ago there was some buzz online that perhaps fan favorite Simon Pegg could be pegged to take part in a rumored new chapter in the X-FILES mythos. Today Mr. Pegg himself has sounded off on the possibility. ”I was a big fan of ‘The X Files’ and I’ve become friends with Gillian since. I’ve always loved that show so it’s definitely something I’d consider. It’s a great story and it would be … Continue reading

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Abrams/Nolan Bringing WESTWORLD To HBO

Our fascination with Michael Crichton’s WESTWORLD has been going strong ever since we all watched Yul Brenner saunter on screen way back in 1973. As a kid that scene of them taking the face off the Brenner robot was one that has stuck with me to this day. A new version is heading out way and it’s coming at us from J.J. Abrams, Johnathan Nolan and HBO. This is good news all the way around. … Continue reading

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ROOM 237 Checks In To Blu-ray

If you listen to our podcast (and if you don’t, what the hell is wrong with you!) then you are already familiar with the documentary ROOM 237 which shows us the films and its fans in a way that you have never seen before. It’s been on VOD for a while now and finally it is making the trip to Blu-ray. Got the press announcement this afternoon and wanted to make sure you all got … Continue reading

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You Have Got To See These Kick Ass HALLOWEEN Shirts!

I’m not one to pimp horror goods very often but when I see something that is just too cool to miss, I’ve got to pass it along your way. Most of you are probably already familiar with FRIGHT RAGS, they offer up some pretty kick ass horror merch and they have pulled out the stops with a handful of new shirt designs to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the John Carpenter classic HALLOWEEN. Check these … Continue reading

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Our First Look At SHARKTOPUS VS. MERMANTULA

You know you’ve been waiting for it and the time is here. I have for you our first look at SHARKTOPUS VS. MERMANTULA. Coming to us from the legendary Roger Corman and starring Casper Van Dien and Catherine Oxenberg this one sounds just to way of over the top to be missed. No release date yet but with the hype around SHARKNADO still going strong I have a feeling we’ll be seeing this sooner than … Continue reading

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HANNIBAL Is Coming To Your House!

The first season of the NBC series HANNIBAL is making its way to Blu-ray and it’s going to include that notorious episode that NBC chose not to air. The press release spills the beans so read on! HANNIBAL: SEASON ONE

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The Official Synopsis for AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN Final Makes An Appearance

Seems like it has been a long time coming but the folks over at FX have finally let loose with some plot details for this season and it goes just like this: Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials, and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind, and young girls are being sent away to a special school … Continue reading

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VINCENT PRICE BLU-RAY COLLECTION Details Show Up!

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Ah SCREAM FACTORY, how I love you!! If you think back a few weeks you should remember me telling you about a Blu-ray collection of classic Vincent Price titles heading our way around Halloween time from SCREAM FACTORY. Today brought the press release laying everything out. Better ask you boss for some overtime, this one is a must own: THE VINCENT PRICE COLLECTION FEATURING THE FIRST-EVER BLU-RAYâ„¢ MOVIE PRESENTATION OF FALL OF THE HOUSE OF … Continue reading

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New CARRIE Theatrical Trailer Is In And It’s A Good One!

If you made it to the cineplex to check out YOU’RE NEXT this weekend then you were also treated to the new theatrical trailer for CARRIE. If you didn’t, no concerns I’ve got it for you right here. This version of CARRIE is of course a reboot of the classic Stephen King tale about a misunderstood girl with extreme powers who turns her revenge on the school and town that embarrasses her one too many … Continue reading

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Yet Another Strange Tease Of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN

The latest in the series of really, really strange and very, very short teases of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN has shown up and this one certainly keeps the streak going. Personally, I find these things intriguing as hell and I can’t wait to see where they head with things this year. Check out the new tease and remember, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: COVEN debut on FX Oct. 9th.

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A Double Shot Of CARPENTER Coolness Hitting From SCREAM FACTORY

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SCREAM FACTORY just sent over the press release for the upcoming release of two John Carpenter flicks. BODY BAGS and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 are both primed and ready to hit home so here are all the details straight from the press release: A Horror Trilogy from the Master of Terror JOHN CARPENTER PRESENTS BODY BAGS COLLECTOR’S EDITION BLU-RAYâ„¢+ DVD COMBO PACK UNZIPS ON HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES NOVEMBER 12, 2013 & John Carpenter’s Acclaimed Thriller … Continue reading

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4 DEAD GIRLS: THE SOUL TAKERS Heading to DVD

TV has got 2 BROKE GIRLS but here in the horror realm we’ve got 4 DEAD GIRLS and they are heading to DVD come Oct. 8th. Got a press release that spills the beans on what is coming and when it will be here so read on and get ready. 4 Dead Girls: The Soul Taker Arriving on DVD October 8th Philadelphia PA – Breaking Glass Pictures and Vicious Circle Films are thrilled to announce … Continue reading

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Our First Look At THE WALKING DEAD S4

AMC has let loose with their first tease of the incredibly anticipated fourth season of THE WALKING DEAD. This showed up the other night during the premiere of a new show titled LOW WINTER SUN but now you can watch it right here, right now. Only a few weeks to go and the dead will be shambling again!!

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With Affleck Playing Batman, THE STAND Gets A New Director

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Way back before all the controversy of Ben Affleck being the new BATMAN genre fans were scratching their heads when it was announced that he was slated to direct the big screen adaptation of Stephen Kings’s THE STAND. In hindsight, seeing what he did with ARGO it would have been a coup to have him behind the camera. We’ll never know though as he has had to drop out of the gig because of not … 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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