As a kid I hated westerns. I simply couldn’t stand them. It didn’t matter to me what the movie was about either. If there were cowboys and the setting was the Old West I never even gave it a chance. Except for Young Guns. I always loved Young Guns because it had Emilio and who […]
Tiger Lab Vinyl has announced that they will be releasing Kenji Kawai‘s score to the classic 1987 horror action film Devilman, which was originally written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The release will come on 180-gram Akira and Amon swirl (or plain black vinyl) with gatefold packaging and artwork created by Sam Pfannkuche, according to […]
Dario Argento’s 1975 giallo masterpiece PROFONDO ROSSO (aka DEEP RED) turns 40 this year, and to honor its enduring legacy, Italy’s Rustblade Records is teaming up with composer Claudio Simonetti for an all-new sonic tribute. Simonetti is, of course, famous as one of the founding fathers of seminal Italian soundtrack band Goblin and, in recent […]
You know how people will lineup at the door of a venue so that when they open everyone can rush to the front of the pit and crowd against the barrier? Yeah, this is basically the same thing but on a global scale. Tomorrow, Scion A/V will be premiering a new track from thrash metal […]
Hey, folks! Sorry to dispense with my normal nonsense, but I got a really important letter that I‘m very excited to share. I don’t get a ton of letters dealing with real issues, but I’m always happy to try to help. If you only read this for silliness, don’t worry—there’s still an insane Mad Max theory and the world’s finest superhero butt, too. Read more...
The publication of The Lord of the Rings, and in particular the explosion of its popularity after 1965, did not result in an overnight transformation in the way fantasy was perceived and written. Indeed, the dominant form of fantasy throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s remained sword and sorcery of the kind pioneered by Robert E. Show More Summary
Horror mastermind John Carpenter has announced that this October will see the release of Lost Themes Remixed, which takes his debut solo album and sees several of its tracks get remixed by some of the most interesting names around, including ohGr, Silent Servant, Prurient, and more. Dominick Fernow of Prurient had this to say: John […]
Progressive rock band Coheed and Cambria have released a lyric video for their new track “Here To Mars”, which comes from their upcoming album The Color Before The Sun (out October 16th). Vocalist Claudio Sanchez talked about how Freddy Krueger and Wes Craven were inspirations on the new album: It’s really about the creation of […]
Beyond Fest has announced its full slate of 2015 programming featuring 25 events of mind-bending, movie madness. Presented by Shudder, Beyond Fest returns to Hollywood’s famed Egyptian Theatre for 11 days of movies, music and mayhem spanning Thursday, October 1st – Monday, October 12th to generate funds for co-presenter, the nonprofit American Cinematheque. With a […]
As far back as people have been telling stories, there’s few places that have been as integral to horror tales than the woods. Whether its the setting of a black magic ritual by a coven of witches or a backwoods murderer in a mask and overalls, the forest is one of the few places that […]
Images, videos, and reviews of the Sphero BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the Internet today, and they’ve got fans in a frenzy. Some are even salivating over this high-end $150 toy. Some... like this adorable group of puppies. Read more...
December 5, 1961. A man at the controls of a module gazes at the lunar surface from close up. Is this an astronaut, approaching the Moon nearly eight years before Apollo 11? Nope—it’s a pilot testing Project LOLA, a massive network of hand-painted mosaics and tracked cameras that trained astronauts for the moon landings. Read more...
Chances are you missed THE GALLOWS when it hit theaters in July. Don't feel bad, word is it's not very good. That said, if you're fiending for something new to watch this Halloween, Warner Bros. is happy to offer up the Blumhouse production as an option: THE GALLOWS has just been given an October 13th Blu-ray/DVD release date. Show More Summary
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Ten years ago today, I put the essay “Being Poor” on Whatever. I wrote the piece, as I explained later, in a rage at the after-events of Hurricane Katrina, when so many people asked, some genuinely and some less so, why many of the poor people didn’t “just leave” when the hurricane smashed into the Gulf […]
It’s hard to put my finger on the exact moment the idea for the Apex Book of World SF series first crystallised, but the seeds for it were sown long before. I grew up on a kibbutz in Israel, and even as a child I was drawn to fantastical...Show More Summary
A new clip from the upcoming horror thriller Goodnight Mommy review has come online and it’s simply crazy. While I won’t spoil anything for you, I will say that those of you who have issues with the Creepshow segment “They’re Creeping Up on You!”, then you might not want to watch this clip. Seriously, I’m […]
In some very cool news via Heat Vision, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension will premiere as the closing night of the Screamfest Horror Film Festival, playing in RealD 3D at the TCL Chinese Theatre Thursday, October 22, the day before its wide release. What makes this so special is that Screamfest hosted the World Premiere […]
Alright, listen up you creative screwheads! This…is a CONTEST! Okay, I’ll drop the whole Army of Darkness bit but we really are part of an amazing contest that has some incredibly cool prizing! Let me break it down for you, shall I? US doom band Windhand is teaming up with Bloody-Disgusting, Relapse Records, MetalSucks, and […]
One of the best parts of science fiction and fantasy books is that they let our minds go to places where reality can’t follow. Recently creators have taken an interest in visually showing us these impossible places, and we love it. Here are 10 books that we think can’t be put on film, but we’re hoping that someone will prove us wrong. Read more...