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Horror News on the Vampires: Pop Culture and Myth Panel at Comikaze

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The “Vampires: Pop Culture and Myth” panel filled up quickly with costumed fans at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo Friday night, November 1. Fanged folklore was explored by a panel of authorities on the subject, spanning television, comic book and music backgrounds. Juliet Landau, Drusilla on TV’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer, moderated the panel consisting of FEARnet’s Gavin Hignight, comic book artist Georges Jeanty (TV’s Buffy), Grimm’s creator/writer Jim Kouf, Buffy/Angel’s writer-director David Greenwalt, Bauhaus’ David … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Halloween Horror Films

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We at HorrorNews.net, know that tis the season to pull out the Halloween themed greats that focus on the Halloween season itself. There isn’t alot of movies that fit the bill, but these will definitely do the trick. Since Nosferatu (1922) rose from his coffin in GM Munreau’s classic silent movie of Dracula, cinematographers have loved to scare the pants off of their audience. No time of the year is better than Halloween to do this, so here … Continue reading

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Horror Remakes: The Ones That Worked!

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By following the most successful horror films in history, Hollywood remakes ultimately have a thankless task. Some manage to re-enact the spirit of the original with new special effects and creative plot twists, while others fall alarmingly short, providing tiresome makeovers without any real thought. Here are three that worked, just in time for Halloween: Dawn of the Dead Remaking Dawn of the Dead was a difficult task because George Romero’s original is such a … Continue reading

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What To Expect From The Walking Dead’s Season Four Premiere

It’s going to be zombies, guts, and gore galore when The Walking Dead finally returns to AMC for the season four premiere. We most recently got a look into what we can expect from the episode by way of a 30-second clip that debuted during the series finale of Breaking Bad. Even though plenty of folks are still mourning the death of that much loved, universally acclaimed show, at least we all have The Walking … Continue reading

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The Best Horror on Television

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Genre television is more popular than ever, with shows focusing on science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Of course, suspense and horror have always had their place on the small screen, but recent televisions series’ have improved on the genre, resulting in more fans than ever.

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Horror Is All The Rage

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Nearly one hundred years ago, horror films were very lucky to simply inspire people to sit down around a camp fire and share ghost stories. Marshmallows would be roasted to the crisp and shared around, Though some of these marshmallows would’ve been dropped because even the tiniest sound of a twig breaking can unnerve the toughest of men. Films such as Nosferatu and Bride of Frankenstein, inspired some of these ghost stories and today t-shirt designs, art, games … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: The Devil

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Welcome to Unexplained Confidential with special guest columnist, Bryony Copnall. As you could probably tell Satan, the devil, Lucifer whatever you wish to call him is known in many different religions, except he is not the same being, he is unique in most but has common similarities. Here is just a few religions where Satan or a being similar to him is mentioned and feared. Christianity

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Music Video: Tommy Brunett – Witch in the Woods

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Music Video: Tommy Brunett – Witch in the Woods Here’s something from The Tommy Brunett Band to wet your musical whistle this Halloween!

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Horror Short Film: The Cleansing (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A new mother suffers from post partum depression.

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Horror Short Film: Destroy all Spiders (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A B-movie actress (Jamie Normand) & her would-be killer (Martin Hovsepian) are trapped and must put their differences aside in order to fight off giant, intelligent spiders, with a deadly agenda to enslave humanity. “Night of the Living Dead” meets Giant Spiders in “Destroy all Spiders!!” – This short film harkens back to those awful 1970’s drive-in monster movies, complete with bad edits, nonsensical plot points, cheesy effects & bad one-liners!!! Running time: 21 … Continue reading

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Horror Short Film: I Was Made for Lovin’ You (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A first date turns into a night of horror, in this short horror film. A young woman (Katrina Emily) encounters a man (Jamie Davenport) with more than dinner on his mind. She has no idea, until it’s too late. “Wait until you see what’s for dessert.”

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Horror Short Film: Simple Mind (2012)

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Horror Short Film: Simple Mind (2012) ”Simple Mind” is the story of a man, who through therapy, discovers more about himself and his life then he ever imagined. This film was shot with a Canon T3i using 28mm and 50mm lenses. Edited in Sony Vegas Pro. Written and Directed by Phil Newsom Filmed and Edited by Paul Nameck Starring Timothy J. Cox Kristi McCarson Music and Score by Keith Campbell Additional Music by Jeremy “Tha … Continue reading

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The 11 Most Iconic Horror Movie Costumes

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These are some of the most enduring faces of horror, characters that have had an onslaught of sequels, remakes and imitators. The characters are so pervasive in our cultural awareness that they’re not just movie icons but Halloween favourites too. Michael Myers If we’re talking Halloween then we can’t start with anyone but Michael Myers. This soulless sociopath rears his ugly head just for the holidays, leaving a path of bodies in his wake. Ironically … Continue reading

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Horror Short Film: The S State (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: When American fugitive Ray seeks refuge with his cousin on a South East London council estate, he finds himself in the middle of a mess that forces him to stop running. A new street drug (skank) supplied by Ray’s cousin Vee is turning people into monsters. Neighbour Sylvia buys it for her gran to supress her constant bitching. Nana seeks revenge when she gains superpowers and a taste for blood and Ray, Vee and … Continue reading

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Horror Short Film: Whisper (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Mike moves into a new dorm room and finds something strange whispering to him at night in his closet. What is it and how far will Mike go to learn it’s secret?

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The Genius of The Walking Dead Television Show

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Satellite TV and cable are constantly trying to up the ante by producing shows that are edgier and more innovative, and yet it can still be hard to find a program that is entertaining and mentally stimulating. AMC’s The Walking Dead, however, has both entertainment value and mental stimulation in spades. While on the surface it’s only a program about the zombie apocalypse, when you look closer you’ll find it’s actually an intricately wrought drama. … Continue reading

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