First person View – Insidious Chapter 2 Premier

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Taking a long drive through Los Angeles traffic during rush hour usually sucks. But when your about to visit your first premier you could care less. Thanks to “Film District” I was doing just that. We parked our rental at “Universal’s City Walk” and proceeded down towards a crowds frenzied roar. There it is, “The Red Carpet”. Picked up my movie tickets at a booth and walked right up to some very big security guards. … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad and The Insidious: What’s in a sequel

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Insidious Chapter 2 is enjoying remarkable box office success on its opening weekend, bringing in a whopping $42 million on a small $5 million budget. Incredible. The reviews have been mixed as best, however. At the time of this writing, the film has a 37% on Rotten Tomatoes, a 39% on Metacritic and a B+ on CinemaScore. Listening to episode 24 of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, you will hear hosts The Black Saint and Thomas … Continue reading

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Film Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

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Top Ten Paranormal Investigators in Film

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The Conjuring is officially a summer blockbuster, taking in over $107 Million in the U.S. alone (as of August 10, 2013), a phenomenal feat for a supernatural film coming out mid-summer amongst a bevy of big-budget tent pole films with big stars attached. James Wan is a master of suspense and fear with Insidious, Saw and the often overlooked Dead Silence behind him. With The Conjuring, James Wan and writers Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 53

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The old dark house. The creepy dilapidated manor. The remote isolate hotel. Haunted Houses! The idea fascinates audiences, directors and screen writers creating one of the most chilling of horror sub-genres. James Wan’s latest film, The Conjuring, is a brilliant example of a haunted house film…and more. Co-hosts, Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani, join together to run through their lists of Top 10 Haunted House films. The Shining. Poltergeist. The Haunting. Ghost, spirits, demons and Jack Nicholson. Get Ready! … Continue reading

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Insidious Contest Winner, Michael Grise Joins HorrorNews.net

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Hello my name is Michael Grise from Orlando Florida and I’m a huge horror fan. I have been ever since nearly crapping myself as a kid watching “Alien” at age 9. My dad always told me scary stories and introduced me to “poltergeist” and Universals Halloween Horror Nights at age 12 and I knew early that whatever I grew up to be it would be centered around scary things. After watching the first “saw” I … Continue reading

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 09)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 09)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 06)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 06)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 05)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 05)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 07)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 07)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 04)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 04)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 03)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 03)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 02)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 02)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 01)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 01)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 08)

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Insidious (2011) Movie Poster (Version 08)

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Top 25 Coolest Unique Horror Movie Characters

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When I started this list, I was content to stay with the “top 10 coolest horror movie charaters”. In fact, I “thought” I might even have trouble coming up with the 10 that were unique enough (in their own right). Boy was I wrong! Once I started to consider how many different characters we have had (ranging from serial killers, fantasy conceptions, aliens, beasts, monsters and villains), it quickly transformed into …”damn there are too … Continue reading

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