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Movie News: Possessor Trailer
Ultraviolent sci-fi? Sign us up! Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any weirder, darker, and more complex — along comes Possessor. Directed by Brandon Cronenberg (offspring of THAT David Cronenberg), Possessor allegedly involves some high-falutin corporate espionage, some brain control devices, and a whole lotta’ assassinating.
Movie News: Soska Sisters Take On Sensory Horror
Just when you thought it was safe to rely on all your senses.
Horror News: Horror Host Live (Dead) Stream Panel!
Our guest host for Episode 101, David Dastmalchian is having a special streaming event tomorrow night! Or… tonight, depending on when you see this. If you are a fan of late-night horror hosts, you’ll want to catch this panel and a watch party for the Karloff Classic The Old Dark House.
Movie News: ‘Scream’ franchise relaunch is coming!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for new Scream!
Chattanooga Film Festival’s 2020 Virtual Edition Serves Up New and Vintage Fright Fare and Outstanding Special Events
The Chattanooga Film Festival is famous for its cutting-edge cinematic fare and thrilling special events. The fest has just announced […]
Horror News: Daft Punk is Scoring the Next Dario Argento Film
What?!?!? First Thom Yorke dips his toes in the water with his somber interpretation of the Goblin’s color-soaked Suspiria vision, and now Daft Punk is scoring the next Dario Agento film? Color us shocked and awed.
Horror News: The Isolation Horrors (2020)
Have you had enough yet? Did you lose out on the last role of toilet paper? Are you debating the merits of the Exorcist vs. Exorcist III with your cat? Has the isolation started to creep under your skin and in to your psyche? Good! You’re in luck. There’s a new short horror anthology that looks at the dark and horrific side of ISOLATION!
Scariest Games: Trivial Pursuit Ultimate Horror Edition
Coming soon! Trivial Pursuit: Ultimate Horror Edition. Finally, you can prove to your friends that YOU are the horror expert.
Horror Movie News: Cannibal Holocaust is Going to be a Video Game!
Things just can’t possibly get weird enough. Hollyweird may have run out of ideas and the public is going to […]
“We Summon the Darkness” star Alexandra Daddario Participates in Live Q&A on April 10
To celebrate the release of the terrific horror comedy We Summon the Darkness this Friday, April 10, the film’s star […]
Trailer Alert: Train to Busan 2 (Peninsula)
Did we ask for this? Is the zombie genre dead? Did the Walking Dead franchise kill the zombie genre? Will Train to Busan 2 live up to its forefather? Is this really just cheap hype for a video game tie in? SO. MANY. QUESTIONS!!!
The Scariest Things Public Service Announcement: Save Our Independent Cinemas!
Horror fans, unite behind a cause! Support the great independent theaters that cater to the little horror films that we love, that nobody else will put on the big screen. If we don’t help them now, some of them may not be back after we escape from this virus nightmare.
R.I.P. Stuart Gordon: 1947 – 2020
The horror genre lost one of the great rebel independent horror movie directors in Stuart Gordon, who passed away at age 72 from unknown causes.
Movie News: Popcorn Frights Festival Streaming Catalog
Popcorn Frights, one of our favorite film festivals, is going to try and help you get over being scared about corona virus, and making scared about something else! They are providing links to how to find their festival movies past, for your enjoyment.
Trailer Alert: Pathosis (2020)
Womp Stomp Films — makers of the astounding Friday the 13th fan film, Never Hike Alone (2017) — have their very first original short film hitting the festivals this year.
Movie News: Coronavirus pushes Horror Movie Release Dates
Funny… it doesn’t look that scary. But we all know the truth, don’t we? That damned virus is crushing everything in it’s path, including the cinema.
Trailer Alert: Candyman (2020)
Candyman… Candyman… Candyman… Candyman…. no, I can’t do it! One of the great villains in all of horror is getting a reboot. Yahya Abdul Mateen stars as a man returning to Cabrini Green, and the famed killing grounds of the Candyman. Check out the trailer here!
MidWest WeirdFest Lineup Boasts Ghosts, Monsters, UFOs, and More
The cinematic celebration of all things fantastic, frightening, paranormal, and just plain weird known as MidWest WeirdFest returns to the […]
Trailer Alert: Spiral (2020)
The Saw franchise is getting a new twist as it is being produced, written, and starring Chris Rock. Yes, THAT Chris Rock. Oh, and some guy named Samuel L. Jackson. Him too. A potentially great career move for Rock, in a series that suggests that still has some legs left. (Though given that it’s Saw, those legs may be gone by the end.)
MidWest WeirdFest First Wave Announcement Promises Monsters, Mayhem, and Mirth
Wisconsin’s MidWest WeirdFest has announced its first seven feature films, and what a promising group it is! MidWest WeirdFest— a […]
Trailer Alert: Locke and Key (Netflix)
A long-awaited graphic novel adaptation is hitting Netflix next week. The trailer captures a lot of the magic of the book, but will it go as dark as the comic was willing to go?
Scary Toys: The VVitch Playmobil Set
“Woulds’t thou like to live deliciously?” Of course you would, and that’s why you’re going to get the Playmobil set of Robert Egger’s The VVitch, courtesy of the very clever folks at Millionaire Playboy!
Trailer Alert: Color Out Of Space (2020)
The most fully realized film version of an HP Lovecraft story? More psychedelic freakouts from Nick Cage? The return of more Mandy-like weirdness? A real live Cthulu monster? Director Richard Stanley’s (Island of Dr. Moreau, Hardware, Dust Devil) return to greatness? SO. MANY. QUESTIONS!
Trailer Alert: Gretel & Hansel (2020)
The son of the original Psycho has reimagined the witchy tale from The Brothers Grimm and it’s being released on January 31st.
Trailer Alert: A Quiet Place Part II
Can they pull it off again? The monster hit (both literally and figuratively) from 2018 is back, and pretty much everyone involved before is at it again. The first full trailer has dropped.
Scariest Interview: F.C. Rabbath returns with “The Waiting”
F.C. Rabbath returns with a ghostly new horror-adjacent project, The Waiting. Coming in 2020!
Trailer Alert: A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life (2019)
Arrow Films will release the critically acclaimed jet-black British comedy feature film A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life in the United States and […]
Trailer Alert: Underwater (2020)
Once more, back into the abyss. The new big-ish budget Kristen Stewart feature brings audiences back to the bottom of the sea with mysterious sea monsters.
Trailer Alert: Antebellum (2020)
US + Get Out + Lost + the Shining + the Others + The Grudge + butterflies + Janelle Monae = possible (?) greatness! Antebellum is one of the hot new things coming out in 2020 and we here at the Scariest Things Podcast are INTRIGUED.