There are some things that spring instantly to mind when we think of horror. Friday the 13th (both the movies and the date.) Halloween (again, both the movies and the date.) Stephen King (although for me Clive Barker comes first.) Zombies. Vampires. This list could easily go on for many paragraphs, because once you start [...]
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Sad news today. Don Coscarelli announced the news that Angus Scrimm passed away last night. He was best known for his role as the Tall Man in the Phantasm series, but he did have other movies he acted in as well. He had a cameo appearance in the Full Moon film series SubSpecies. Along with [...]
Iconic horror comic Hack/Slash is the newest title to make the move to television after years of sitting in development limbo as a film adaptation.The comic, created by Stefano Caselli and Tim Seely, follows Cassie Hack, a perfect portrayal of the stereotypical and cliched lone woman who survives at the end of almost every horror [...]
Japanese horror director Hideo Nakata, best known for terrifying audiences by bringing the vengeful demon Sadako through a television set in the smash-hit movie “Ring”, wants to make a romantic comedy. But the godfather of the “J-horror” genre is not ditching his day job just yet and proves he still has plenty of devilish tricks [...]
It’s time for Apex Publications’ annual flash fiction contest. This year’s theme is Apex’s Christmas Invasion. That’s right. This year the flash fiction contest is all about Christmas invasions. Whether your invaders are robots, aliens, or sentient Christmas ornaments is completely up to you, but if you want to win, you must write a story [...]
As horror lovers we should help support new independant horror, especially if we are really fed up with the Hollywood remakes and unoriginal ideas. If you are looking for a lot of blood and death, hellish freaks, and an abandoned basement that you can’t survive, you need to check out and help support a horrifying [...]
Want to do a good deed for Halloween? Dylan Greenberg is a young female (18y/o) filmmaker that is trying to fund a pretty cool little movie on indiegogo, we just happen to have an exclusive clip for, so check it out past the break. The clip includes a guest appearance by musician Mac DeMarco!
Oct. 7 marked the 166th anniversary of author and poet Edgar Allan Poe’s death. His death however, remains a mystery. On Oct. 3, 1849, the poet was found lying in the gutter outside of a Baltimore pub. The pub also served as a polling place for local elections, and people were streaming in and out [...]
It is that time special time of the year – the countdown to Halloween, a favorite time for folks here at the Horror Web, so while you have fun, safety comes first and Dr. Gangrene puts safety first this Halloween season! Check it out past the Break!
Anchor Bay Entertainment is bringing fans of the latest ingenious and pulse-pounding AMC original series, FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON to Blu-ray™ and DVD on December 1st. Created by Robert Kirkman (“The Walking Dead”) and Dave Erickson (“Sons of Anarchy”), the series hailed as “effortlessly creepy” (People), premiered in August as the [...]