Scott Tepperman is a name very familiar to fans of paranormal investigations. Tepperman is a member of the “Ghost Hunters International” team and has seen his share of unexplainable events. However, in addition to his real life ghost chasing experiences, Tepperman just happens to be an expert on horror films as well. He shares that expertise with readers in his newest book, Overlooked and Underrated: 100 Fantastic Forgotten Films of Horror.
Horror fans who enjoy over-the-top splatter and high body counts may not find what they’re looking for in The Possession, a methodical, character-driven story that’s as much about a family struggling with the torment of divorce as with the forces of evil. Laid-back college basketball coach Clyde (Jeffrey Dean Morgan of Supernatural and Watchmen) and his ex-wife Stephanie (Kyra Sedgwick of The Closer) agree on very little, but when their youngest daughter Em begins exhibiting odd behavior after buying a wooden box at a yard sale, the estranged family is forced to work together to defeat the evil spirit intent on stealing her soul. Read the rest of the review…
The Evil Dead starring Bruce Campbell was one of the most exuberant, inventive, comic-book, tongue-in-cheek parodies with horror themes ever produced. But that was 30 years ago, so someone has deemed that it must be remade, so here ya go.
The first promo for FX’s upcoming season of American Horror Story has popped up just in time to rinse from our brains the stagnant flavor that middling season of True Blood. Check Out the Crazy ‘American Horror Story’ Season Two Teaser
An official proclamation that will probably surprise absolutely nobody: Stephen King can write anything! Whether it is apocalyptic thrillers (The Stand), human drama (Dolores Clairborne, Rita Hayworth And The Shawshank Redemption), or just outright horror (It, Thinner, Christine, etc), his stories never fail to enchant, holding the reader’s attention from their first pages until their conclusion. Read this review of The Wind Through The Keyhole, his latest release.
A series of editorials on “lost” comic book classics, this installment of INFINITY GEMS focuses on a miniseries from 2007 starring a slasher movie icon whose previous comics had ranged from terrible to OH-GOD-IT-BURNS-MY-EYEESSSSS! bad. That finally changed when this story hit shelves, causing store clerks everywhere to fearfully search for the source of that oddly unnerving KI-KI-KI MA-MA-MA sound they couldn’t stop hearing… INFINITY GEMS: Friday the 13th
Clive Barker is the possessor of one of horror’s most imaginative and limitless minds. His sadistic perception of terror has sent chills down the spines of readers for decades, and his works of fiction refuse to depart the memory. Monumental, or even profound, would be a fitting moniker for the legend, who initially garnered a cult following with his absolutely terrifying series, Books of Blood. To date six installments have been released, and in honor of a living legend, I’ll be covering all half dozen over the next month or so. Today, we obviously begin with the first chapter of this paralyzing series: Books of Blood: Volume One. Revisiting Clive Barker’s Books of Blood…
This is not your typical run of the mill zombie book, and it is something totally unexpected. Zombie by J.R. Angelella is the perfect combination of horror and comedy, and the ending is something that you would never guess. Also, the ending is so terrifying it won’t be something you will easily forget. Read the complete review…
This October, Chiller gets into the spirit with two all-new premieres: original movie Dead Souls (Friday, October 12 @ 9pm) and original documentary The American Scream (Sunday, October 28 @ 8pm). Find out more…
“Without sounding pompous, all art is progression. In the early days, Steve King dubbed me the Godfather of Punk. Now, the reason punk itself died out, is because all these guys began to learn how to play their instruments, and lost a lot of their anger. Now I’d like to think that I’ve also improved an enormous amount. I’ve learned my skills, even though there’s still a lot more to learn. The good thing is, I’m still as angry!” The Master Of British Horror: James Herbert Interviewed
When its not remakes, reboots or sequels, Hollywood has a tendency to adapt graphic novels, and next up is an adaptation of Arcana/Benderspink’s graphic novel The Order. Bluegrass Films to Adapt Vatican Horror The Order
In a recent e-mail interview, Mr. LaValle (Victor LaValle’s third novel, The Devil in Silver is now out) discussed One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the art of making a monster, van Gogh’s kinship with his characters and more. Here are edited excerpts from the conversation:
OK, here’s a chance to get a paid gig alongside some of the greatest names in the imaginative arts industry: Dave Gibbons, Bill Sienkiewicz, Brian Bolland, Mike Carey, and more. Madefire is looking for a horror illustrator for a story that will go live on their 5-star rated app at Halloween.
In 1990 Exorcist author William Peter Blatty got into the director’s chair to adapt his 1983 novel and sequel to The Exorcist, Legion, for the big screen. However, from script to screen things didn’t go exactly as he’d planned. Horror History: The Exorcist III – Lost Head Morph Exorcism Scene
Juliet Snowden and Stiles White, who penned Boogeyman, Knowing and this week’s release, The Possession, spoke to Shock Till You Drop this week at the red carpet premiere of the latter and talked about the appeal of Ouija, the potential for good on-screen frights and potential release month.
Apocalyptic horror movies come in all kinds from popcorn action flicks like Will Smith’s I am Legend to the violent and fast paced Doomsday. Both have their merits but for me none can top the apocalyptic thriller. The kind of movie that literally leaves you glued to your seat wondering what could possibly happen next. Top 10 Apocalyptic Horror Movie Thrillers