• Travis Falligant Has the Scooby Doo Gang Meeting More Horror Icons

    Artist Travis Falligant has recently garnered a great deal of attention for his designs which see Scooby Doo and pals introduced to legendary horror villains. The last round saw the young sleuths facing off with GhostFace, Jason Voorhees, the killer from Curtains, and several other entertaining mashups. The images have gone viral and are making the rounds on Tumblr, Reddit, Etc… Falligant is back with another round of crossovers. Check them out after the jump. Share The Horror

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  • Harry Potter Grows ‘Horns’ – Upcoming Horror

    Harry Potter grows some Horns in the new fantasy horror directed by Alexandre Aja. Daniel Radcliffe, he of Harry Potter fame, stars in upcoming film Horns as Ignatius “Ig” Perrish, a grieving man widely believed to have raped and murdered his beloved girlfriend Merrin Williams (Juno Temple- Maleficent, Killer Joe, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For). When Ig wakes up with a set of horns (and you thought pimples were bad!) and a newfound ability to make people do and say the [...]

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  • The Pyramid- Upcoming Ancient Horror

    This coming December, 20th Century Fox will be bringing an Egyptian-themed horror film to our screens. Co-produced by Alexandre Aja, The Pyramid, is the directorial debut of Aja’s long-time writing partner Gregory Levasseur (The Hills Have Eyes, P2, Mirrors, High Tension). In The Pyramid, the ancient wonders of the world have long cursed explorers who’ve dared to uncover their secrets. When a team of U.S. archaeologists unearth an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert, they become hopelessly lost in its dark [...]

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  • Wer- Howling Horror DVD Release

    William Brent Bell’s modern day werewolf horror Wer will be released to DVD in September! Wer is 2013 American horror released in Japan on November 16, 2013 and was released to VOD in the United States August 2014. William Brent Bell and Matthew Peterman, the duo behind Paramount’s The Devil Inside have teamed-up again for this hair-raising horror. Wer tells the story of a defense attorney named Kate Moore (A.J. Cook- Criminal Minds) who has set out to clear the name of a [...]

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  • Check out the Red Band Trailer for ‘As Above, So Below’

    With less than a week before the official release, As Above, So Below has unleashed an NSFW red band trailer. We are pleased to report that it’s plenty bloody and has a surprising amount of bad language for a studio film trailer. You can check it out for yourself after the jump. The film will hit theaters this Friday (August 29th).  Share The Horror

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  • Matt Bomer Gears Up For Guest Spot on ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

    Matt Bomer (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning) has just been confirmed as a guest star for the forthcoming series American Horror Story: Freakshow. Ryan Murphy told EW that he offered the actor first right of refusal for the role via text message. Murphy warned Bomer that the role was very warped but said that he was up for the challenge. Murphy also mentioned that he will have to work around Bomer’s shooting schedule for the upcoming Magic Mike sequel to film his scenes. This casting announcement [...]

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News and Reviews


Ghost Adventures Returns For Tenth Season!

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin the ghost adventures trio.

The Travel Channel’s hit series Ghost Adventures will return this fall for its tenth season with 13 new one-hour episodes! The famous ghost hunting trio will remain in its Saturday night time-slot, and the new series will be premiering on October 4th 2014. Ghost Adventures started out as an independent documentary film that first aired on the Syfy Channel in July 2007. The following year, the Travel Channel developed it into a series which premiered in October 2008. Since then, [...]

Upcoming Horror Movies

Cub – Upcoming Horror Film to Debut at TIFF

Poster for Jonas Govaerts' Cub.

The Playlist has exclusively debuted the trailer for the upcoming horror feature Cub. The film is slated to debut as part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness lineup between September 4th and September 14th. Cub is directed by Jonas Govaerts in his feature film directorial debut and co-written by Govaerts and Roel Mondelaers. This marks Mondelaers’ first feature film as well. It stars Evelien Bosmans, Titus De Voogdt. This upcoming feature looks quite promising. The trailer is excellent and the film has already been generating a lot [...]


Gravedigger Acquired for Distribution, Release Date Set

Poster for Doug Bollinger's Grave Digger.

Shami Media Group has acquired distribution rights to the indie horror-thriller Gravedigger. The distributor will grant the film a limited theatrical release with a simultaneous VOD exhibition beginning in November. An official release date of November 18, 2014 has been announced. The film was lensed in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey just months after the region was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy. Gravedigger is directed by Doug Bollinger in his sophomore feature film directorial effort with Joseph and Billy Pepitone (The Meat Puppet) penning the screenplay. The film stars [...]


NECA to Release Friday the 13th Video Game Replica Mask

NECA to Release Friday the 13th Video Game Replica Mask

Good news for memorabilia collectors and fans of the awesomely bad 8-bit Friday the 13th video game. NECA made the announcement at SanDiego Comic Con that they would be releasing a ‘Glow in the Dark’ Friday the 13th Video Game Replica Mask and the popular memorabilia manufacturer has just posted details for the upcoming release to their official website. They have also provided a first look at the upcoming release (pictured right). The ‘Glow in the Dark’ Jason Voorhees mask will be available to order [...]


American Horror Story: Freak Show Gets Cagey

American Horror Story: Freak Show Gets Cagey in this teaser for Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story: Freak Show.

American Horror Story: Freak Show gets cagey with its latest teaser trailer. This fourth teaser comes on the heels of a full cast announcement and a first look at the upcoming season. This clip features a rubber woman of sorts. Check it out after the jump.  Share The Horror


Autumn Blood Headed for Theaters and VOD in September

Poster for Marcus Blunder's Autumn Blood.

ARC Entertainment has announced a release date for their recently acquired horror thriller Autumn Blood. It will see a day and date limited theatrical/VOD release beginning September 19th. Autumn Blood stars Sophie Lowe (Road Kill), as The Girl Peter Stormare (Bad Milo) as The Mayor, and newcomer Maximilian Harnisch as The Boy. It is co-written and directed by Markus Blunder in his feature film directorial debut. We will have more information on Autumn Blood as it becomes available and will also have a review of the film up shortly. [...]

Horror Movie Reviews

The Possession Of Michael King- Review

The possession of Michael King directed by David Jung.

Directed by David Jung, The Possession of Michael King explores the paranormal with devastating consequences. Michael King (Shane Johnson) is a family man with a beautiful wife and young daughter and counts his blessings for his life. Following the sudden death of his wife, the documentary filmmaker decides to make his next film about the existence of the supernatural. Outfitting himself with a variety of cameras and enlisting the services of a friend as an extra cameraman, he seeks out practitioners [...]


DVD Release Date Announced for SnowPiercer

Poster for SnowPiercer.

It’s been a long road for Snowpiercer. While it was a big success overseas, Harvey Weinstein originally wanted the US release watered down and requested that over 20 minutes of footage be removed from the film. An agreement was eventually reached after a long and drawn out battle. The end result saw Snowpiercer granted a limited theatrical exhibition and simultaneous VOD release last month. Now, a DVD street date is lined up for October 21, 2014 courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS. The picture is co-written and directed by Joon-ho Bong (The [...]


Beware of Bears – Backcountry Will Make its World Premiere at TIFF

Jenn from Adam McDonald's Backcountry.

The upcoming horror film Backcountry, which is based on actual events, is slated to make its world premiere Monday, September 8 at the Toronto International Film Festival. No word yet on commercial distribution or a stateside premiere but we will keep you apprised as more details are unveiled. The film is written and directed by actor Adam McDonald in his feature film directorial debut. It stars Missy Peregrym (Reaper), Jeff Roop (Jekyll + Hyde), and Eric Balfour (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003).   Backcountry zeroes [...]


Synapse to Release Prom Night on Blu-Ray in September

Blu-ray packaging for Paul Lynch's Prom Night.

Genre film distributor Synapse is really hitting it out of the park with their current catalogue of re-releases. They recently brought the Canadian cult classic Curtains to blu-ray for the first time and now they are gearing up to bring the ’80s slasher Prom Night to blu-ray for the first time as well. The disc is now available for pre-order via the Synapse website for 24.99 or through Amazon for $19.99. The street date is set for September 9, 2014. This release will feature a [...]