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Spirit Halloween Hosts Contest for Terrifying Trip to Universal‘s Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal

Spirit Halloween, the nation’s largest Halloween specialty retailer, is bringing Halloween dreams – and nightmares – to life with the chance to win a trip for two to experience Halloween Horror Nights at Universal. The lucky winner will come face to face with hoards of horrifying mutants, monsters, and maniacs …

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95 Years Of Silence: Celebrating ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ (1925)

Universal tested the horror waters on September 6, 1925, at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco when they released The Phantom of the Opera. Now, ninety-five years later, the film still stands the test of time and is still one of the most influential horror films ever. The movie was …

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The Universal Monsters: A Look At The Monsters That Made Us—Part 1

Universal Studios gave birth to some of the greatest films of all time, from Jaws (1975 – read one of our writer’s thoughts on the film here) to Jurassic Park (1993). There is no denying their legacy and power in the film industry. However, Universal’s bread and butter has always …

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Happy Birthday… Friend: ‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ (1935) Retro Review

“I love dead. Hate living,” are the tortured words spoken by Frankenstein’s monster in the timeless 1935 classic Bride of Frankenstein, which turns 85 on May 6, 2020. The legendary film was directed by James Whale (Frankenstein 1931, The Invisible Man 1933) and released by Universal in 1935, and depicts …

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Movie Review: ‘The Hunt’ (2020) Is The Perfect Horror Comedy To Spread Some Cheer During This Pandemic

the hunt

Ever since The Hunt was announced last year, I’ve been dying to see it much like everyone else I know. With the current pandemic going on and everyone on mandatory quarantine, I thought it was the perfect time to indulge in a horror-comedy. Warning: Slight spoilers ahead, but nothing big. …

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‘Chucky’ Series Officially Ordered Up By SyFy

Child's Play

We’ve been talking about the rumored Child’s Play television series for some time now. Don Mancini, the man behind the original 1988 film, has been in talks with SyFy to bring the project to life. Good news for fans: according to Deadline, SyFy has finally put in a series order. …

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Jordan Peele Casts His New ‘Candyman’


Jordan Peele has been busy lately. Hot on the successful heels of Get Out, US, and the new Twilight Zone, the Academy Award winning writer/director is bringing a 1990’s horror icon back to the big screen. Peele’s Candyman is currently in pre-production and slated for a 2020 release. The studio …

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So Let Me in the F*ckin’ House: Universal is Remaking 1996’s ‘Fear’

I absolutely love everything from the 90’s. It brings back fond memories including that extra naughty Ferris wheel scene in 1996’s Fear. However, I’m not really sure how I feel about the news of an upcoming remake. Original Fear Poster According to Deadline, “Universal Pictures is developing a re-imagined take on Fear, …

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