‘The Banana Splits’ Are Back . . . in a Horror Movie
Written by Jason McDonald, February 20, 2019
I like to think that I have a wide variety of pop culture knowledge stuffed into my oversized head.  I’m not gonna win every pub quiz, but I might be the guy who gets some really obscure ones.  That being said, I had completely forgotten the Banana Splits were a thing. First of all, I

Blumhouse Looking into Making New ‘Scream’ and ‘Hellraiser’ Movies
Written by Jason McDonald, February 20, 2019
Alright, don’t get too excited just yet, but it looks like the wheels may be slowly turning on a potential revival of iconic horror franchises “Scream” and “Hellraiser.” The fine folks on Cinemablend had the opportunity to talk shop with Jason Blum.  Just last year Blumhouse released the massively successful “Halloween” and Blum had expressed

‘Are You Afraid of the Dark’ is Getting a New Miniseries
Written by Jason McDonald, February 19, 2019
We may soon be living in an “Are You Afraid of the Dark” renaissance.  If you were an ’80s/’90s kid growing up on Nickelodeon, you probably encountered a little series known as “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” which centered on a group of kids, named the Midnight Society, telling scary stories to each other.

Octavia Spencer is Wonderfully Psychotic in ‘Ma’ Trailer
Written by Jason McDonald, February 14, 2019
Octavia Spencer has had a crazy career. In the early 2000s she was one of those actors that you would see in a ton stuff, but not know their name.  I don’t know when she actually blew up, but for me it was definitely with “The Help” where I realized how great of an actress

‘Chucky’ Series Will Be Closer to the Tone of the First Two Films
Written by Jason McDonald, February 14, 2019
There’s been a lot of Chucky news as of late, which is always fine by me, but it’s so wild to think that we’ll be getting a version of Chucky on the big screen and the classic version of Chucky on the small screen.  As of late we’ve been getting a lot of news for

The ‘Pet Graveyard’ Opens This April
Written by Chris Savage, February 11, 2019
Now I know what you’re thinking. This HAS to be from the fine folks over at the Asylum, right? Well, no. While it may appear to be a mockbuster, this one looks a little different to Pet Sematary, regardless of the similar title and imagery. Pet Graveyard is brought to you via Proportion Productions and Millman Productions, with Rebecca

There’s a Mod that’ll Play ‘X Gon’ Give it to Ya’ When Mr. X Appears in Resident Evil 2
Written by Jason McDonald, February 11, 2019
Whether you’re about to play through the “Resident Evil 2” remake for the first time or you’re thinking about starting another playthrough, there’s an important mod you should consider adding before starting up. In “RE2” you’ll run afoul of a notorious foe named Mr. X who’ll we spend a good chunk of time chasing you

‘The Prodigy’ Opens Soft In a Relatively Quiet Weekend
Written by Jason McDonald, February 11, 2019
Maybe it’s the cold weather back out east or the rains on the west coast or possibly even the threat of Valentine’s Day looming right around the corner, but this was a rather quiet weekend for the box office and an especially tough outing for horror. It was clear from the start that “The Prodigy”

A New Writer Has Been Hired for ‘Halloween 2’
Written by Jason McDonald, February 10, 2019
So . . . what’s going on with the new “Halloween” movie?  Last years successful reboot of the “Halloween” franchise owes a lot of credit to Danny McBride and David Gordon Green. The two not only crafted the story for the film, but they were largely responsible for getting people like John Carpenter and Jamie

‘The House’ Holds a Sinister Secret This March
Written by Chris Savage, February 10, 2019
Artsploitation Films have set a release date of March 5th for Reinert Kiil’s Norwegian supernatural horror film The House, and below we have all the details including the official trailer and artwork. The film is set in Norway during WWII where two Nazi soldiers locate an empty house to then find themselves in a psychological hell. This

Chucky Once Showed Up on WCW Nitro to Antagonize Mean Gene and Rick Steiner
Written by Jason McDonald, February 10, 2019
By 1998 the WCW was no stranger to bizarre cameo appearances in their shows.  This is the same wrestling company that, in 1991, thought it would be a great idea to have Robocop show up to square off against a bunch of wrestlers.  And while that may be one of the more bizarre guest appearances

Danai Gurira to Leave the ‘Walking Dead’ After Season 10
Written by Jason McDonald, February 10, 2019
If you thought Rick Grimes leaving the “Walking Dead” was a blow to series, then this might just be the nail in the coffin.  A very prominent character has announced that they will be leaving the series after season 10. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Danai Gurira, who has played the badass Michonne since

It’s Time to Play – Check out the First Trailer for ‘Child’s Play’
Written by Jason McDonald, February 8, 2019
So here we are . . . a remake of “Child’s Play.”  The trailer is finally out today and you can get a taste for what this movie is going to be down below.  Will it appeal to fans of the original Chucky films?  I’m gonna predict diehard Chucky fans will turn their backs on

A New ‘Pet Sematary’ Trailer Has Been Unearthed
Written by Chris Savage, February 7, 2019
We’ve had a few teases for Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch’s adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary over the past few months, but now we have for you the official full trailer which you can view below. Sadly I wish I held off on viewing the footage, as I felt that they revealed quite a twist that

David Fincher’s ‘World War Z’ Sequel is Dead
Written by Jason McDonald, February 7, 2019
I’m not sure if there are a ton of ‘World War Z’ movie fans out there, but you people must be feeling like the most dejected fanbase right now.  Everytime Paramount lets a little ray of hope shine on you, they seem to quickly close the blinds.  And now they’ve done it to you again

Early Details for Elza Kephart’s Upcoming Slasher ‘SLAXX’
Written by Chris Savage, February 7, 2019
We have word of a new upcoming slasher movie which may be of some interest to you guys from director Elza Kephart (pictured below), and I’ll say one thing, it’s different for sure. The slasher is titled SLAXX and features a pair of possessed designer jeans, which we assume goes on an ASSault of mass proportions.

First Look at Small Town Monsters’ ‘Terror in the Skies’
Written by Chris Savage, February 7, 2019
The folks over at Small Town Monsters are primed to unleash Seth Breedlove’s upcoming documentary Terror in the Skies, which focuses on sightings of large winged creatures across the Prairie State, which includes the infamous Mothman. Terror in the Skies is said to be a “spiritual sequel” to their previous documentary The Mothman of Point Pleasant. So,

‘The Grudge’ Remake is More Akin to ‘Seven’ According to the Film’s Director
Written by Jason McDonald, February 6, 2019
It’s been a while since we’ve ventured into the world of ‘The Grudge” and, I have to admit, I’m a bit excited to see someone finally take another crack at it.  While I’ve been lukewarm on the American remakes so far, director Nicholas Pesce seems to have an interesting vision for his take on the

Tommy Wiseau is Reportedly Working on a Movie About a Big Shark
Written by Jason McDonald, February 6, 2019
Well, this is everything I ever wanted in life.  Tommy Wiseau, the director behind the pop culture sensation “The Room”, is setting his sights on a new directorial project.  Having focused on what I would describe as character driven dramas, it looks like Wiseau might be dipping his toe in bigger waters. So this comes

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ FX Series Gets an Official Trailer
Written by Jason McDonald, February 5, 2019
I can’t remember the last time a trailer for a TV series had me genuinely laughing.  I might be setting myself up for disappointment, but the first official trailer for the FX series “What We Do in the Shadows” looks to capture the spirit of the movie completely. Directed by Taika Waititi and written by