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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.
Trailer Alert: The Shed
Screening at this week’s Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, vampire shocker The Shed receives a wide release on November 15, when […]
Trailer Alert: The Dwelling
Beware the haunted bed! A frightening futon rears its springs this November in Black Fawn Films’ The Dwelling, on Digital and […]
First Clip Alert: Spiral
Canadian shocker Spiral will have its U.S. premiere at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival on October 22nd, following its celebrated […]
Movie News: Sam Raimi to direct a new horror movie!
It’s been 10 years since Drag Me To Hell (2009). 10 long years. Finally, we’ve got some good Raimi news!
Trailer Alert: Red Letter Day
After making waves on the film festival circuit, Canadian shocker Red Letter Day is about to receive a wide release, […]
Trailer Alert: Animal Among Us
Next month, Christian Oliver (House of Good & Evil) and Larisa Oleynik (10 Things I Hate About You) come face […]
Trailer Alert: Sister Tempest
Writer/director Joe Badon’s surreal mind-blower The God Inside My Ear was one of my top 10 films, regardless of genre, […]
Farewell Sid Haig 1939-2019
Captain Spaulding is gone at the age of 80. The big man with a big personality had a fifty-year career in the genre and made a big impact.
Scariest Interview: Brian Hanson, director of The Black String (2019)
Sitting down with writer/director Brian Hanson to talk about his first feature-length film, The Black String (2019).
Scariest Interview: “Never Hike Alone” Director Vincente DiSanti
The director who brought you “Never Hike Alone” talks with us about his new Friday the 13th short films.
Movie News: Womp Stomp Films returns to Camp Crystal Lake
Four more Friday the 13th fan films are coming!
Trailer Alert: Black Christmas (2019)
Well, we’re not sure who asked for this, but it’s on the way. On December 13, 2019, we’ll all get a chance to sit down and ingest the latest spooky offerings from Blumhouse in the form of the re-re-re-make of Black Christmas.
Scariest Interview Series: The Sonata #3 – Actor Freya Tingley
The final installment of our first Scariest Interview Series. We talk to Freya Tingley about preparing for the role of Rose Fisher and what comes next!
Scariest Interview Series: The Sonata #2 – Producer Laurent Fumeron
In part two of our interview series focussed on The Sonata we hear from the film’s stalwart producer!
Scariest Interview Series: The Sonata #1 – Director Andrew Desmond
The writer/director of the brilliant Gothic horror film, The Sonata (2019), gives us some of his valuable time.
Poster reveal for Color Out Of Space (2019)
Richard Stanley’s adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s story is almost here!
Trailer Alert: Little Monsters (2019)
ZOMBIE ALERT: Two decidedly different performances (well three, technically) from the same actor in two horror films in the same year? Say it ain’t so!
Trailer Alert: The Hunt
They kidnapped the wrong person for sport. Betty Gilpin (Glow) gets a starring turn in the upcoming human safari film, The Hunt. And we’ve got TWO trailers for you, one with zero spoilers, and another one which reveals some big plot points.