Top 10 True Story Based Horror Movies

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While it’s safe to say that most horror films are works of fiction, there have been a small hand full that have actually been based on or “inspired from” true stories that have occurred in the past. In fact, it’s also safe to say that most horror films have been “inspired” from something or other, however this list pays tribute to the top 10 horror films that are more closely based on true stories. Even … Continue reading

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Here’s The Scoop On THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY Blu-ray Set

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Ah, what a nice little box of evil this is. Our friends at SCREAM FACTORY sent over the details on their Blu-ray box set of THE AMITYVILLE HORROR TRILOGY. A must own for any respectable horror fan and this set is going to be loaded with coolness. The press release breaks it all down so check it out: Holidays arrive early this year for horror fans and pop culture enthusiasts. Prepare to bring home one … Continue reading

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Film Review: My Amityville Horror (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: It was December of 1975 when the Lutz family moved into the house that would later be infamously known for paranormal events. The oldest son of the family, Daniel Lutz, had not discussed what drove the family out of their home on Ocean Avenue until now—thirty-five years later. REVIEW: Many films have been made on the topic of the Amityville horror. It all began with Jay Anson’s book, “The Amityville Horror: A True Story” … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Amityville Haunting (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Actual found footage that documents the horrifying experience of a family that moved into the infamous haunted house. REVIEW: Asylum has lately taken an interest in haunted house films. It was only last month that I reviewed another release by Asylum titled “A Haunting in Salem“. There have been a few more like the “8213 Gacy House” and the “Haunting of Winchester House“. So when I receive a title nowadays by Asylum, I have … Continue reading

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Trailer: Shattered Hopes The True Story of the Amityville Murders (2012) Teaser

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Trailer: Shattered Hopes The True Story of the Amityville Murders (2011) Teaser A docudrama exploring the infamous 1974 mass murder of the DeFeo family by their eldest son and sibling. The case went on to spawn the “Amityville Horror” franchise of films.

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Top 20 Scariest Movies of All Time – Part 2

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Also see Top 20 Scariest Movies of All Time – Part 1 11- [REC] (both 1 and 2) A forefront winner in the cinema verite category that engages the user much like a video game might. The things that pop out and attack the camera are damn creepy and frightful to behold. The American film “Quarantine” was a direct copy, but lacked some of the original appeal. This goes to show that foreign films are … Continue reading

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The Amityville Horror: The Lost Tapes (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Showcases the events after the time of the original The Amityville Horror book and movie through found footage dating back to 1976. An ambitious female television news intern, on the verge of breaking the most famous haunted house case in the world, leads a team of journalists, clergymen and paranormal researchers into an investigation of the bizarre events that will come to be known as The Amityville Horror … only to unwittingly open a … Continue reading

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Top 15 Worst Horror Franchise Follow ups after Horror Classics

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Yes, you have voiced your opinion over and over about how remakes and sequels should shut the hell up and you could make the best horror movie ever if you only had the budget that was wasted on these current, needless continuations and resurrections, right? Well, you smug little asshole, every sequel or remake has been based upon impressions of what the target audience wants to see these days as a mass. These companies put … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Amityville Horror (1979)

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SYNOPSIS: This 1979 chiller is based on the reportedly true story of George Lutz (James Brolin) and his wife, Kathleen (Margot Kidder), who move into their Long Island dream house with their children. But the Lutz’s lives turn into a hellish nightmare as the legacy of a murder committed on the premises gradually affects the family. Even the priest they call in, Father Delaney (Rod Steiger), cannot exorcise the demonic presence from the home. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Scream for your Life! – A whole lotta horror coming your way!

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TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX AND MGM HOME ENTERTAINMENT PREPARE FOR THE SCARIEST DAY OF ALL – HALLOWEEN WITH MOVIES THAT WILL MAKE YOU SCREAM FOR YOUR LIFE! Arriving On Blu-ray and DVD September 14th Street Date: September 14, 2010 Enjoy the newest Blu-ray and DVD releases of the films that have frightened audiences for generations, with an assortment of classic and modern titles that are guaranteed to scare even the bravest of viewers. Among the most … Continue reading

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Doc Rotten’s Halls of Horror: Haunted Houses

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During the Seventies and early Eighties, around the same time every evil child or expectant mother was becoming possessed by the Devil and slashers of every type were coming out of the woodwork to slaughter teens and campers on every given holiday, real estate was having a rough time dealing with ghosts and evil entities. While many of these features are memorable, most end up as footnotes in horror history. Classics like The Amityville Horror … Continue reading

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The Amityville Horror remake goes to Blueray

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MGM Home Entertainment has announced a September 14 release for The Amityville Horror remakeon DVD. No real details are available at the current time. Directed by Andrew Douglas, and starring Ryan Reynolds and Melissa George, the 2005 version purported that the residents of a tree-lined home in a Long Island suburb were terrorized by a haunted house. The home had been inhabited previously by a disturbed young man who murdered his family. The actual house … Continue reading

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