Ox Baker Passes Away

Professional Wrestler, Ox Baker, passed away early Monday morning.  Ox Baker will forever be remembered as one of the great villains of the squared circle.  Ox Baker played Slag in the movie, “Escape from New York” and had a brutal fight with Kurt Russell’s character Snake Plissken.

I had the pleasure of talking with Ox Baker last Tuesday evening about his wrestling career and his new movie, “Pinwheel”.   I wrote an article afterwards titled, “Continue reading

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LORD OF ILLUSIONS – 2 Disc BR Directors Cut Brings New Magic



Starring Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O’Connor, Famke Janssen and Daniel Von Bargen

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Top 13 Most Haunted Attractions – Hauntworld Listing

Hauntworld Announces Top 13 Most Haunted Attractions in Response to Consumer Demand for More Thrilling Experiences

 Halloween To Generate Over $11 Billion – Industry Experiencing Significant Growth

Hauntworld , the world’s largest Halloween resource and online directory of haunted houses and activities, released today its annual Top 13 list of haunted attractions in the U.S. Consumers will spend over $11 billion celebrating Halloween in 2014, and with consumer demand for thrill-seeking … Continue reading

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666 – The Six Second ScareContest Launch

Eli Roth’s digital media network The Crypt, is challenging fans globally to come up with their best #6SecondScare Vine this October, judged by some of the most notable names in Hollywood, with some astounding prizes.  The contest launches today, announced via Eli’s #SixSecondScare Vine.   This is the third Halloween event from The Crypt, the first two, #CryptParty and #HalloVine have reached over ten million views combined.

Joining Roth to judge the competition … Continue reading

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The Story of Ox Baker, From Escape From New York to Pinwheel

Professional Wrestling Legend, Ox Baker, makes his triumphant return to the motion picture industry in the horror genre film titled, “Pinwheel”. Ox conquered the move role and made it his own, much like he dominated the squared circle in his wrestling career. Pinwheel is currently being filmed at a top secret location in Connecticut, and it’s carnival collection of bizarre characters led by the The Mighty Ox is sure to make “American Horror Story: Freakshow” … Continue reading


ShowTimes PENNY DREADFUL Season 1 Releases Today


The acclaimed SHOWTIMEÂŽ original series PENNY DREADFUL – SEASON ONE will arrive on Blu-ray Disc and DVD October 14.  FromShowtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution, the Blu-ray and DVD collections will include every episode of the series’ first season, celebrated by critics as “scary, seductive, surprising, and smart” (NPR) and “solidly entertaining, well cast and oozing with atmosphere” (Variety). Both Blu-ray and DVD collections also boast extensive special features that delve into the gripping … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creeping Crawling (2012)



An eccentric Entomologist tells three dark tales about the creeping crawling insects that burrowing through the walls of homes, eating through our intestines, and for some of us, driving us slowly insane.


Creeping Crawling dubs itself as an entomology anthology. Each of its three tales of woe centering around a world of insects with some additional, morally centered narrative about how our wants and desires can eventually destroy us. Cheery.

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Gore Filled DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD to Bluray!


The Gore-Filled Splatter Comedy Directed by Tommy Wirkola
Debuts on DVD and in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Dec. 9 

Dubbed “Bigger, brasher, bloodier” by FILM THREAT’s Brian Tallerico, DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD debuts on DVD and in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Dec. 9 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The sequel to the cult horror comedy from Director Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters) stars Vegar Hoel … Continue reading

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You Can’t Escape PHOBIA on DVD This November 25th


AVAILABLE ON DVD:  November 25, 2014

CAST:   Michael Jefferson, Emma Dubery, Sarah Schoofs, and Peter Gregus   

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5 Spooky Make-Up Creations for Halloween


The mask has long been the go-to option for those attending a Halloween party or indulging in some trick-or-treating, but increasingly more and more revellers are choosing to adorn their faces with their own make-up designs and it seems the creativity bug is taking a hold us all this Halloween!

We’ve picked five of the most popular make-up designs that you are highly likely to see, but if you have an alternative favourite, just let … Continue reading

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Austin Idol has headlock on new exclusive social network


Austin Idol fans, so you want all the inside scoops that the general public won’t have access too. You want the dirty low down and secrets that Austin Idol has been keeping for decades. Here’s your chance to sign up for an amazing inside and private membership to hear everything you never dreamed of knowing about The “Universal Hearthrob” Austin Idol. See the attached link and become part of the chosen ones!!

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Interview: Bobby Roe, Zack Andrews – The Houses October Built (2014)


Currently available on VOD, and soon to be seen on selected screens across the country, Writer/Director Bobby Roe’s The Houses October Built is a combination slow burn/found footage movie that surprised me with its atmosphere & overall sense of impending doom. Roe and co-writer/producer/actor Zack Andrews are on the road, currently promoting their latest film and sat down with me to speak about it.

Horrornews.net: I have a problem with found footage films … Continue reading

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‘Ghoulies’ And ‘Ghoulies 2′ Heading To Blu Via Scream Factory


A couple of 80’s (dare I say) classics are heading our way from those fine folks at Scream Factory.

‘Ghoulies’ and ‘Ghoulies 2′ both from the demented mind of Charles Band will be getting the Blu-ray treatment at some point next year.  Nothing confirmed at this point other than the fact the the releases will be occurring.

Since it’s Scream Factory you know they’ll be top notch releases though.  If you are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Check Out The Red Band Trailer For ‘Wolves’

Coming to VOD on Oct. 16th is David Hayter’s WOLVES.  A red band trailer debuted today and I thought you all might like a look.

What’s WOLVES you ask?  Here’s the story run down”

“Popular high school student Cayden Richards wakes from a horrific nightmare, only to realize that he’s living it… He is changing into something vicious, unpredictable and wild.  Forced to hit the road after the brutal murder of his parents, Cayden tries … Continue reading

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All Female ‘Ghostbusters 3′ Confirmed!


This morning brought confirmation to what I reported to you about a month ago.  ‘Ghostbusters 3′ is a go and it will feature an all female slate of Ghostbusters.  No casting news as of you yet but everyone is just kind of assuming that since Director Paul Feig is on board that Melissa McCarthy will be involved.  We’ll have to wait and see if that pans out.

Original Ghostbuster Bill Murray had a few suggestions … Continue reading

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Unspeakable Acts of Torture – VISCERAL: BETWEEN THE ROPES OF MADNESS – Trailer and Stills

Unearthed Films is proud to present VISCERAL: BETWEEN THE ROPES OF MADNESS.

A boxer loses the biggest fight of his life. He slowly finds himself, giving up his dream and finds that life is not worth living. At least, those lives around him are not worthy of life. He steps through and unleashes an entity that torments him and guile’s him to do unspeakable acts of torture and murder. As body counts rise and lives … Continue reading

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Violent Chilean Horror Film PATH Teases Us with Stills and Trailer

The film is starring Andrea GarcĂ­a Huidobro, Diego Casanueva, SofĂ­a GarcĂ­a, Javiera HernĂĄndez, Felipe Contreras, Arielli GutiĂŠrrez, Guillermo Alfaro, Daniel Antivilo and Thomas Vidiella. “Path” is Lucio Rojas’ third film and it was inspired by a case of rural violence occurred in the mid-80 in a city in southern Chile.

The director, now premieres “Perfidia” at film festivals.

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Ted V. Mikels – Paranormal Extremes: Text Messages from the Dead – Call for Viewing!


  SGL Entertainment is pleased to Announce that it has officially released Ted V. Mikels “Paranormal Extremes: Text Messages from the Dead” in Full HD on “VOD” Video On Demand. This is a tale of crossing over from the land of the living to the world of the dead. The film stars “Knockout” Colie Knoke along with Josef Niznik, Brenda Grippi, Beverly Washburn, Jim Wheble, Sean Morelli, Drew Marvick, Dawna Lee Heising, Michael … Continue reading

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10th South African HORRORFEST Announces First Movie Selections


2014 HORRORFEST First Line-Up Announcement

With Halloween and the 10th annual South African HorrorFest just a month away, we’re announcing the first round of feature film selections!ďż˝ (Short films will follow later plus more feature film reveals)

The first batch of selections include :

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FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween all-nighter



The FrightFest All-Nighter 14 returns to its spiritual home, The Prince Charles Cinema, on Saturday October 25, with five killer titles, including the world premiere of Anthony DiBlasi’s LAST SHIFT.

We kick off with a special preview of The Vicious Brothers EXTRATERRESTRIAL, a fine blend of ‘Close Encounters’ and ‘Communion’ with … Continue reading

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Everything is Terrifying on October 27th in NYC!


Monday, October 27 @ 7pm
Strand Bookstore (828 Broadway, corner of Broadway and 12th Street)
Admission: Free (all you need to do is buy a book)

Just in time for Halloween, the biggest names in horror fiction appear live to talk about the things that scare them. Expect parasites! Terrible jobs! And probably sharks!

Laird Barron – horror writer (The Croning, The Beautiful Thing That … Continue reading

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