Top 5 Horror Movie Franchises Ever

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With any horror film that strikes a chord with the audience and has them flocking to the theatres, it is always tempting to build on the successes of the first film and make a sequel, or two, or three and the next thing you know you have a full blown franchise on your bloodied hands. While many don’t quite carry the same level quality all the way through an oft-elongated series of films, these five … Continue reading

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The 2nd Annual Summer Camp Sleepover features Pumpkinhead and much more!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Awesome Fest Announces Full Lineup for The 2nd Annual Summer Camp Sleepover! -An all-night horror movie marathon in the woods- Philadelphia, PA – On Friday, September 12th, The Awesome Fest will return to Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 2nd annual Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods, at a summer camp! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while offering … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Q&A at Bizarre AC II

Friday the 13th Q&A w/ Ted White, Victor Miller, and Erich Anderson Hosted by Michael Joy from Horrornews.net  

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 61

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Maleficent (2014), starring Angelina Jolie and Sharlto Copley, cast its Disney shadow over the weekend box-office scoring a huge hit and the larger opening for the beautiful and talented Jolie. Taking a look at the classic Sleeping Beauty from the eyes of its antagonist, the Fairy Queen Maleficent, the film examines what is at the heart of the villain. Dave ramps up the news of the week with Summer of Fear, Friday the 13th and more Ant-Man while Santos continues … Continue reading

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Sean Cunningham Talks FRIDAY the 13th Series

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Finally got some clarification on the news we reported a week or two back about a new FRIDAY the 13th TV series and the fact that this time around it will be all about Jason. Bloody Disgusting managed to wrangle Sean Cunningham into a chair and asked all the questions everyone has been pondering. Here’s some of what came out. We already know that the story will revolve around Jason and his good old Mom … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 56

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The Quiet Ones ushers the return of Hammer Films to the theaters after the success of their last film The Woman in Black. Doc and Santos dig the Seventies feels and Vixen returns to share her thoughts on the first horror film she has seen where she did not have to cover her eyes. Yeah, there is some debate on how scary it actually is. Sigh. Doc discusses the slasher film Camp Dread in this week’s What Have You … Continue reading

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FRIDAY the 13th Heading To TV – This Time With Jason

As I am sure the majority of you are aware, the last time we had a TV series carrying the FRIDAY the 13th moniker, it had nothing to do with our buddy Jason or anything else that made the Friday the 13th title a household name. That is about to change. DEADLINE is reporting that a deal has been struck to bring Jason to our living rooms every week, you ready for the details? According … Continue reading

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HORROR DECOR Announces HORROR BUDDIES – You’re Going To Own Them All

I love HORROR DECOR. These folks just keep coming up with these kick ass ideas for decorating you home in all things blood and guts. Their latest idea is a line of stuffed horror icons that they are calling HORROR BUDDIES. I love this stuff:

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A Fresh FRIDAY THE 13th Update Brings A New Director

Some news for all you fans out there waiting with baited breath for the latest update on the next chapter of the Platinum Dune remake of one of the most popular horror franchise in history. That’s right – it’s FRIDAY THE 13th REBOOT SEQUEL update time!!! It would appear at this time that the previously announced release date of March 13, 2015 is still in play and the folks over at Platinum Dune have taken … Continue reading

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Kevin Bacon Revisits FRIDAY THE 13th In New Commercial

Check this out! Actor Kevin Bacon has had a long and illustrious career having roles in some of the largest films of our time but horror fans know he got his start in a little slasher film called FRIDAY the 13th. Bacon has always kept quiet about his involvement in the film, till now. Well isn’t that just a little piece of awesome!

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 64

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Join us this week as we face down one wickedly sick Momma Voorhees in the granddaddy of all slasher films, Friday the 13th (1980). Camp Crystal Lake has attracted a new group of camp counselors to resurrect the grounds long closed after a series of horrific murders and given the nickname Camp Blood. Unbeknownst to them the killer still lurks in the woods and begins killing them off one by one. Sean S. Cunningham’s simply plotted but … Continue reading

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Is It True? Did Brad Fuller Actually Say No Jason In The Next Friday the 13th Flick?

Before I left for work this morning I stumbled across the news that Brad Fuller had talked with the fine folks at CRAVE ONLINE and spilled the beans on a couple of Platinum Dunes projects, in particular THE PURGE 2 as well as the their rumored new entries into the rebooted FRIDAY the 13th and NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchises. When asked if they would be bringing Derek Mears back to sport the hockey mask … Continue reading

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A New FRIDAY THE 13th Film Gets A Release Date

I will leave it up to you to decide if this is good news or not but it appears a new FRIDAY the 13th film is in our future as Paramount has locked the date of March 13, 2015 for the release of a new chapter in the franchise. Yes, March 13, 2015 is indeed a Friday. Here’s where things get a little sketchy. There is no word on just exactly what Paramount will do … Continue reading

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Film Review: Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection [Blu-ray] (2013)

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REVIEW: It’s hard to believe that the ultimate Friday the 13th product has arrived. We of course have been tempted with smaller versions and combo sets. But in the same way I’ve patiently waited for a SAW bluray set to rear its ugly head, we can finally rest back and take in all things “Friday the 13th”. For starters, lets get the goods out of the way. The set contains 10 discs which feature all … Continue reading

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Watch What Happens When A Very Real “Jason Vorhees” Wanna Be Comes Out To Play On Friday the 13th

Over at Fearnet.com they found this pretty awesome video posted up on YouTube by someone named Vitaly Zdorovetskiy decided to celebrate Friday the 13th by heading out onto the streets and randomly sneaking up on people donned in full Jason Vorhees gear and sporting a very real chainsaw. Hilarity ensues. Everyone involved wants it to be known that the chainsaw had the teeth removed so the only person in any real danger was the actor … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Summer Camp Sleepover

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Friday the 13th Summer Camp Sleepover Fri, 09/13/2013 – 4:00pm – Sat, 09/14/2013 – 1:00pm -The 1st Ever Outdoor Overnight Horror Film Festival at a Summer Camp – On Friday, September 13th, The Awesome Fest will take over Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 1st ever Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while offering the usual summer … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Mini-Marathon This Friday

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Costume Contests, Scream Contests, Trivia Contests are Part of the Horror Being Unleashed at Santa Monica’s Aero Theatre! Who • Crazy fans in crazy costumes • Devoted fans willing to blood curdingly scream their hearts out, • Horror fan experts willing to take on trivia challenges All in hopes of winning big prizes.. What Four of the series 12 movies will be shown in celebration of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s  September 13 Blu-ray release of … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 20

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Kick-Ass 2 is yet another Summer film that has the grue-crew divided on their opinions with not everyone on board enjoying the return of Kick-Ass, Hit-Girl and Chris D’Amico. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and review the graphic, brutal and funny super-hero film. We also have Jay Lee, the director of Alyce Kills, joining us to discuss his film out on DVD August, 20, 2013. Dave fires up the crypt-keepers with the horror … Continue reading

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A Trio Of Clips From CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES

What is shaping up to be the mother of all documentaries on any film series, CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES an incredibly extensive look at the Friday the 13th franchise is gearing up for its big debut on Friday Sept. 13th and Jason fans around the world are waiting and wondering what to expect. Well, I can help with that a little. Tonight I have for you a trio of clips that show just a little of … Continue reading

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Interview: Derek Mears (Hatchet 3)

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HorrorNews.net interview with Derek Mears from”Hatchet 3” Michael Grise: How are you doing today Derek? Derek Mears: I am super happy!

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Crystal Lake Memories Resurects The Legend of Jason

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Panic Productions and Hutson Ranch Media have launched pre-orders for Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th on its official website. The documentary, inspired by Peter M. Bracke’s bestselling book of the same name, promises to be the definitive retrospective on the long-running Friday the 13th franchise. The three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack showcases the extensive feature, which runs approximately 420 minutes. When purchased through the website, buyers will also receive a bonus … Continue reading

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