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Creepy Trailer For ‘The Canal’ Is A Keeper

Writer and director Ivan Kavanaugh is ready to unleash his film ‘The Canal’ onto unsuspecting U.S. audiences on Oct. 10th via VOD, iTunes and select theaters and has brought forth a trailer to get us all in the mood and I’ve gotta say, nice job! The synopsis for ‘The Canal’ is as follows: “Sitting in an empty theater, a film archivist watches the grainy footage that will be his undoing. David and his wife are … Continue reading

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Scooby And The Gang Meet Modern Day Horrors

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If you’ve visited social media at all this past weekend you more than likely came across one or two of these awesome animations showing Scooby, Shaggy and the gang facing off against some of our most favorite modern day horror icons. If you’ve missed it then check these out:

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SyFy Channel Gears Up For The Halloween Season

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Love it or hate it, we all watch it. Don’t try to say you don’t. The SyFy Channel has become a staple of Halloween season TV viewing with its annual ’31 Days of Halloween’ programming slate and they have sent out a press release outlining some of the high points of what is heading our way. Read on: Syfy’s 2014 Fall Programming primetime lineup will feature the series premieres of “Z Nation” on September 12 … Continue reading

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‘Saw: The Complete Film Collection’ Heading Our Way

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Surprised it has taken Lionsgate this long but word has come down that they are finally releasing a complete collection of their wildly popular ‘Saw’ franchise. Sept. 23rd is when we can look for this one. Details are pretty sparse but what we do know is that the collection will feature all 7 films in their ‘uncut’ versions. I would assume that the special features that appeared on the original versions of all the discs … Continue reading

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Check Out This Disgusting Opening Scene From ‘Septic Man’

Not real sure what to make of this one. It truly is disgusting and if this is your cup of tea – knock yourself out. What we have here is the opening scene of ‘Septic Man’ which stars Jason Brown, Molly Dunsworth, Robert Maillet, Julian Richings and Stephen McHattie and from what I can see from this clip – a whole lot of feces. Ok, ew!

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Specs Show Up For TCM-40th Anniversary Disc – And They Are Amazing

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Dark Sky Films passed along the final word on packaging and special features for that 40th Anniversary Version of ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and they are as epic as we had hoped. The press release explains it best so read on and salivate: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary Black Maria Limited Edition Exclusively Available Through Gorgon-Video.com Starting September 16th

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Full Trailer For ‘The Guest’ Arrives On Our Doorstep

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We’ve talked about ‘The Guest’ a little a couple of weeks back. At that time we had a nice little teaser that just wet our whistle a bit for what the future might hold. Good news for you all tonight though – the full trailer just dropped and it’s…well, see for yourself: Directed by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett whose last team up gave us the awesome ‘You’re Next’- ‘The Guest’ is on … Continue reading

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‘The Battery’ Blu-ray Will Feature Full Length Documentary – Check Out The Trailer

On my list of “flicks I must see” is ‘The Battery’ and I’ve been anxiously awaiting the Sept. 16th blu-ray release that is coming our way from ‘Scream Factory’, more so know since they have revealed that along for the ride on the disc will be a full length documentary titled ‘Tools of Ignorance’. A trailer for the documentary is out and well worth a look:

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The Horror World Mourns Once Again – RIP Marilyn Burns

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Sad news tonight as it has been confirmed that Marilyn Burns known to horror fans around the world as Sally Hardesty – the heroine of Tobe Hooper’s amazing ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ has died. Social media broke the news earlier this evening and national sources have now confirmed that she passed away earlier today at her home. She was 65 years old. Our condolences to Ms. Burns family, friends and fans everywhere.

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Fox Debuts Teaser For ‘Sleepy Hollow S2′

Fall is in the air! The teasers and trailers for the fall premieres are beginning to clog our TV screens and it can be easy to miss one but fear not – I’ve got you back! Today I have for you our first look at what Season Two of the surprise hit of 2013 – ‘Sleepy Hollow’ on Fox – has in store for us. Season one ended with everyone in peril and was a … Continue reading

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Behold The Artwork For The 40th Anniversary Editon of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

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All you Leatherface fans ready for this. Dark Sky Films has given us all a little taste of what we can expect with their 4oth Anniversary Edition of ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre when it hits on Sept. 16th. The key words are “little taste” and that comes via a quick look at some of the cover art that will grace the various editions. Still no word on special features and more importantly – still no confirmation … Continue reading

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Details On The Very First ‘Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival’

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Had heard rumor that this was in the works but the following press release confirms – Chicago will be host to the first ever ‘Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival’. Happening later this month – Aug. 21st – 24th to be exact – the festival offers up a pretty impressive line up of fun. Check this out: “Philadelphia’s The Awesome Fest, in partnership with Wizard World Inc. and horror icon Bruce Campbell, announced today the first … Continue reading

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We Get Our First Look At ‘Z-Nation’

The trailer for ‘Z-Nation has made its way online. It made its premiere during the debut of ‘Sharknado 2′ a few nights back but in case you missed it – here ya go: According to STYD this is what we can expect story wise:

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‘SHARKNADO 2′ Blows In Some Huge Numbers For SyFy Channel

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Last night was the night. The premiere of ‘Sharknado 2′ and what a splash it has made. The sequel generated an unbelievable 3.9 million viewers shattering all other SyFy premieres. You all remember what noise the original ‘Sharknado’ generated last year right? It only pulled in 1.4 million when it premiered. Yeah, ‘Sharknado 2′ kicked some pretty major ass. Seems that the premise is just silly enough to keep the masses happy. As has already … Continue reading

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The World Loses A Legend – Dick Smith Passes Away

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It is with a heavy heart that I must bring you the news that make-up legend Dick Smith has passed away. He was 92 years old. His list of film credits and achievements are nothing short or legendary. A more complete recounting of his career is forthcoming. Condolences to Mr. Smith’s family.

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Sit Down In Front Of Your Computer And Get Ready For A Little ‘Cam2Cam’

Don’t you hate when you’re watching Internet Porn and the person you’re watching tries to kill you? That’s just sucks when it happens and to help drive that point home comes a new thriller from IFC Midnight titled ‘Cam2Cam’. Got an official synopsis for you and everything! In this dark and haunting thriller, Five Bangkok tourists have gone missing after making online contact with an unknown party. Newly-arrived Allie Westbrook (Tammin Sursok) meets a pair … 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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