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Hollywood Became What it Hates

Did you see the headlines? The Mummy remake was a bomb. Hollywood decided to take an icon of horror cinema, put a blockbuster action star in it, and turn it into an action film. This made horror fans stay away, and action fans stay away. Did they really think it would be a hit? Hollywood […]


Why Does The New Ghostbusters Look So Bad?

There has been a lot of talk about the new Ghostbusters movie. The first trailer has the dubious distinction of being the most disliked video in youtube history. (at the time of writing, the trailer has 864,000 dislikes, and only 248,000 likes) And let’s be honest, the trailer sucked. But why? Well first, let’s talk […]


And the World Lost a Prince

Today, I awoke to see the sad news that the Artist Formerly Known as Prince had passed away. To be honest, I was never a big fan of his music. I was into a different genre. However, I do play guitar now and then, and sometimes consider myself a musician, so I could appreciate Prince’s […]


The Haunting Of Linda Vista Hospital

*Reposted from A Brief History of Linda Vista Hospital Linda Vista Hospital in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles opened in 1904 as the Santa Fe Coast Lines Hospital. The original building was razed in 1924, and replaced with the current structure. In 1980, the hospital changed management, and in 1989 the name […]


Help get Ominous: The Movie made!

We may view urban legends today as trite and sentimental. These “friend of a friend” macabre stories, polished or pock-marked over the years with updated, timely details or absurd twists have cemented their place in our American cannon of folklore. Kidney heists, Bloody Mary, alligators in the sewer: all resonate tales because in their lack […]


Independent horror news 12-24-2006

Headlines Hello I’m Julie O’Malley, and welcome to the November/December edition of IHN: Independent Horror News. Coming up we have a review of Slither, and your Christmas dvd forecast, but first, headlines. Ryuhei Kitamura is taking over the directors chair for Midnight Meat Train, the new Clive Barker adaptation. Kitamura, best known for his zombie samuri yakuza […]


Why is Friday the 13th Feared?

Today is Friday the 13th. In 2015 we are (un)lucky enough to be graced with three Friday the 13th’s (2014 and 2016 both have only 1). And although you are not likely to encounter any hockey mask wearing psychopaths today, for many, the fear of Friday the 13th, and the number 13 is real. Fear […]


The Top 5 Scariest Places Around Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a scary place filled with gang bangers, hipsters, wanna be stars and trust fund kids. Some may say that the top 5 scariest places around Los Angeles are the bars on Hollywood Blvd, or the Sunset Strip or the homeless tent cities downtown. Those places may be gut wrenching anxiety inducing bastions […]


The Toolbox Murders 3 Crowdfunding for Backers

Are you a fan of the horror classic The Toolbox Murders? Help a terrific team complete the “trifecta of terror” by playing a part in the making of Toolbox Murders 3: In 1977, Tony DiDio, inspired by The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, released The Toolbox Murders.   Directed by Dennis Donnelly, and starring Cameron Mitchell, […]

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