Awesome Horror

Dead Signal

Dead Signal

A quiet room. A phone rings. What murderous creep could be on the other end of the line? Film Qualia’s excellent video essay looks at how telephones have played an important role in cinematic horror over the years, from Rosemary’s Baby to Black Christmas to Scream.

The Hole in the Ground (Trailer)

The Hole in the Ground (Trailer)

A mother and her young son move to a remote countryside to start anew. The boy goes missing in the forest beyond their home. While searching for his son, the mother comes across a huge sinkhole. The boy comes back, but is now on some Pet Sematary vibe.

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Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus

(Gore) The latest installment in the post-apocalyptic first-person survival horror series, Metro Exodus puts you in the shoes of Artyom, a sniper who discovers that there is life beyond their hovels in the Moscow subway. Drops 2/15/19 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.

Secret Alien

Secret Alien

Chris and Jack poke fun at a sci-fi/horror trope, as a dangerous alien creature hides within one member of their exploration crew, and the leader decides it’s a good idea to do try old blood test method from The Thing… but not everyone agrees with his methodology.

Us (Trailer)

Us (Trailer)

After blowing our minds with Get Out, Jordan Peele is back with another truly creepy story, about a family who visit the mother’s childhood beachside home, only to find themselves face to face with their psychotic doppelgängers.

Brightburn (Trailer)

Brightburn (Trailer)

Remember that time that “Pa” and “Ma” Kent discovered a baby in a field, and it turned out to have superpowers? Well, this story starts out the same way as Smallville, but we’re pretty sure this kid isn’t going to use his powers for saving the world.

Resident Evil 2 Remake (Gameplay)

Resident Evil 2 Remake (Gameplay)

(Gore) Arrekz Gaming attended a press-only demo of Resident Evil 2 and was able to capture these clips for the rest of us. The video features snippets of gameplay featuring Leon Kennedy, Ada Wong and Claire Redfield. Mr. X is not messing around.

Happy Death Day 2U (Trailer)

Happy Death Day 2U (Trailer)

(SPOILERS, Gore) Tree Gelbman survived a time loop where she was stuck in the same day until she identified who killed her. Now the curse is back, except this time it’s affecting her friends as well. The sequel to the funny slasher flick Happy Death Day drops 2/14/19.

Welcome to Bushwick

Welcome to Bushwick

Evan and Marceline have had a great evening so far. The thing is, Evan hasn’t had any in a while so he’s nervous about how he will perform, should it go there. Turns out he was right to be scared… just for the wrong reasons. Henry Jinings’ short film is quite the ride.

Dunkey Halloween Special

Dunkey Halloween Special

(PG-13: Language) Videogamedunkey’s game for Halloween isn’t some bug-ridden nonsense or some crap filled with microtransactions. Nope. It’s an actual horror game called Visage. It’s clearly an homage to Magna Carta for the PS2.

Freddy vs. Jason Fight Commentary

Freddy vs. Jason Fight Commentary

(Gore) “Jason is an emotionless golem, with a solid chin, one-punch KO power, and seemingly no fears to manipulate…” Auralnauts adds a fight commentary to the 2003 flick Freddy vs. Jason, as the two horror giants battle it out between the real and dream worlds.

Escape Room (Trailer)

Escape Room (Trailer)

A horror film based on the adventure game. Six people receive invitations to a new escape room franchise. But they quickly see that the consequences of not solving the rooms are lethal. Worse, some rooms are based on their traumatic experiences.

Business as Unusual Cards

Business as Unusual Cards
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We Are Dorothy has a great gift for horror movie buffs. This limited-edition set consists of 31 business cards for some of the most popular horror and thriller movie characters, including Freddy Krueger, Hannibal Lecter, Norman Bates, and of course Patrick Bateman.

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Pet Sematary (Trailer)

Pet Sematary (Trailer)

“Those woods belong to something else.” A new adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling novel about the undead. Pet Sematary is about a family who moves in to a new home that is near to the town’s pet cemetery… and something far worse beyond that.

Wooden Child

Wooden Child

While driving home to visit his daughter, a man tragically hits another child on a dark country road. Animator Joe Loftus’ highly atmospheric animated short chilled us to the bone with its stark imagery and incredible sound design.

Apostle (Trailer)

Apostle (Trailer)

(Gore) From The Raid franchise director Gareth Evans comes a super creepy period horror film. In Apostle, a man journeys to an island where a religious cult has taken his sister for ransom. Starring Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen. Premieres 10/12/18 on Netflix.

The Conjuring Honest Trailer

The Conjuring Honest Trailer

“Lorraine is a combination of Dr. Strange and Jean Grey, while Ed is… also there.” The Conjuring movies are legit scary, but there’s a lot to laugh about them as well. Screen Junkies points out the franchise’s love for children’s toys, expository dialogue and more.

Funko Horror Savage World

Funko Horror Savage World

Funko gave five classic horror movie villains an ’80s style medieval makeover. The Horror Savage World line depicts Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Leatherface, Michael Myers and Pinhead as muscular, weapon-toting warriors. Drops 09/2018.

Climax (Trailer)

Climax (Trailer)

(PG-13, Flashing Lights) From the twisted mind of director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Enter the Void, Love) comes a criticallyacclaimed horror drama. In Climax, documentary-style profiles of young dancers give way to a horrifying party instigated by spiked drinks.

A Quiet Place Honest Trailer

A Quiet Place Honest Trailer

“It’s every dad’s paradise, where a father of three children can finally get some peace and quiet…” John Krasinski’s intense horror was a great movie – if nothing else for it’s ability to make audiences be completely silent. Screen Junkies couldn’t resist roasting it anyhow.

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Whisper

Whisper

Has your Alexa-enabled device ever started spontaneously responding to something you know you didn’t say? In this short horror film by Julian Terry, Amazon’s digital assistant really does seem to be hearing things – and they’re not good.

Chucky Bodypainting Illusion

Chucky Bodypainting Illusion

Makeup artist Mirjana Kika Milosevic likes to doll herself up in all sorts of incredible looks. Watch as she transforms from a beauty to a beast as she becomes the evil doll Chucky, complete with gaping wounds and a chunk taken out of his bashed-in head.

Castle Rock (Trailer)

Castle Rock (Trailer)

“People say every inch of this town is stained with someone’s sin.” Hulu’s Castle Rock is a treat for Stephen King fans. It takes place in the fictional location of many of King’s works. It appears as if some of his characters have populated the town as well. Premieres 7/25/18.

NECA It Pennywise Action Figure

NECA It Pennywise Action Figure
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NECA has released a highly detailed 7″ tall action figure of Pennywise the clown as he appeared in the excellent 2017 remake of It. The action figure comes with three swappable heads, two pairs of hands, a red balloon and a paper boat.

The Overlook Hotel: A Mashup Movie

The Overlook Hotel: A Mashup Movie

(PG-13) Film editor Antonio Maria Da Silva of AMDSFILMS presents his latest masterpiece, a single film that combines scenes from classic horrors, thrillers, and other films envisioning all the creepy stories are flowing forth from the twisted mind of The Shining’s Jack Torrance.

Universal Classic Monsters Blu-ray

Universal Classic Monsters Blu-ray
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Horror and monster movie buffs should watch out for Universal Pictures’ Universal Classic Monsters Blu-ray release. It consists of 30 films from 1931 to 1956, including the original Dracula, The Invisible Man and Phantom of the Opera. It also includes a collectible booklet.

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