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Here's some VOD junkfood for your Halloween movie marathon

With Halloween landing on a Wednesday this week, you might have found yourself in a dilemma: You spent the entire Halloweekend gorging yourself on spooks and scares, and now with the actual day fast approaching you have nothing left to watc...

 
 
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In defense of jump scares in movies

There's nothing worse than a horror movie that isn't scary. When the entire purpose of your movie is to scare people and you fail to do that, then it's hard to deny that the movie completely failed at its job. There can be a lot of reason w...

 
 
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The Birds is the dumbest horror movie concept ever

Picture this: [INT. 1962, Universal lot, Burbank, CA. Board meeting. Overworked studio execs fumbling paper, looking nervous.] EXEC 1: We’re all dry. We’ve got a big gap next spring, no way of filling it, what the heck are we go...

 
 
 
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Halloween slashes the competition with best franchise opening

While this is about as surprising as Michael Myers killing people, Halloween came in at the top of the box office, knocking off Venom which had held the top spot for the past two weeks. Coming in at $77.5 million, this is the best opening w...

 
 
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Review: Halloween

Like all slasher franchises Halloween has had its ups and downs over the years. Sure there's something to appreciate in even the worst of the eight original films and two Rob Zombie reboots, but it's hard to argue that the fr...

 
 
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See Halloween early and free

Halloween is back... in pog form! No, OK, it's just back in classic form. With the return of Jamie Lee Curtis and functioning as a direct sequel to the first movie the newest edition of Halloween actually looks scary as hell....

 
 
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New trailer for Halloween: Making a Murderer: Michael Myers

Universal recently released a second Halloween trailer, and frankly, if anything, it only adds to the hype created by the first. It begins with a true crime montage of the new Halloween mythos, i.e. the first film exists and now this film ...

 
 
 
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Jamie Lee Curtis to reprise lead role in Halloween

In Hollywood only has one formula for success news (sequels), original 'final girl' Jamie Lee Curtis will reprise her role as Laurie Strode, Michael Meyers' first crush, 40 years after the original Halloween's release. This will mark Curtis...

 
 
 
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Madea Halloween getting a sequel

Word from Deadline is that Boo! A Madea Halloween is getting a sequel called Boo 2! A Madea Halloween. That's probably the most awkward movie title ever, and may not even be factually correct since every Madea film is a seque...

 
 
 
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First trailer for Christmas horror film Krampus

I'm not sure what the reason is, but we're suddenly getting a whole lot of Krampus films. There's Kevin Smith's Krampus project, a few direct to VOD films, that one episode of American Dad two seasons ago, and now we've got Krampus from Tri...

 
 
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Listen to horror movie/TV theme songs redone in a major key

Some of the most iconic horror movie scores are creepy in and of themselves. Listen to "Tubular Bells" from The Exorcist and it recalls Linda Blair's scarred face and twisting noggin. Or listen to John Carpenter's theme from Halloween and y...

 
 
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Poster for the New Goosebumps Movie is Surprisingly Badass

Apparently, there's a Goosebumps movie coming out soon-- You know, those books they always sold at your school book fair that were equal parts cheesy, weird, and occasionally horrifying? Columbia Pictures released the poster for the film to...

 
 
 
 
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Snaxist: Krispy Kreme's Ghostbusters Donuts

To celebrate Ghostbusters' 30th Anniversary, Krispy Kreme teamed up with the film and produced two specialty donuts: The Ghostbusters Donut and Stay Puft Marshmallow. Reading the press release for the two made them sound like they were made...

 
 
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Trailer for The Book of Life continues to look bueno

The Book of Life, produced by Guillermo Del Toro and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (who once created one of my favorite cartoons ever, El Tigre), looks absolutely stunning. I've completely fallen for this Die de Muertos film since it's got G...

 
 
 
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Trick or Treat: Wrapping Up

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tric...

 
 
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Trick or Treat: Slither

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tri...

 
 
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SNL's Wes Anderson parody is pure brilliance

The only thing wrong with this brilliant Wes Anderson parody is its lack of Bill Murray. Other than that, it looks exactly like an Anderson film. The music is perfect, the shots are perfect, Edward Norton's Owen Wilson is perfect...ahhhh, ...

 
 
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Enter to win The Conjuring on Blu-Ray!

[This contest is now over! Congratulations to our winner, keep reading for more contests in the future! --Liz] It's still October and we have another scary movie to giveaway before Halloween! This time we're giving away a Blu-ray copy of Th...

 
 
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Trick or Treat: The Frighteners

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is......

 
 
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Trick or Treat: Poltergeist III

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tri...

 
 
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Trick or Treat: The Bleeding House

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tri...

 
 
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Trick or Treat: YellowBrickRoad

Hey guys, it's October! You know what that means: Halloween is right around the corner! As such, we will be bringing you some of our favorite horror film suggestions, in the hopes that they will lead to some sleepless nights. This is...Tri...

 
 
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Watch Del Toro's Simpsons Treehouse of Horror couch gag

The Simpsons has been around for a long, long time. I may be the only one who believes this, but I want the show to keep going for as long as it can. As the show enters its 25th season, one of the staples of the show has become its annual ...

 
 
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Cabin in the Woods to be theme park attraction

First of all, if you haven't seen Cabin in the Woods, go and do so now. There may be some potentially very small minor spoilers, but mostly having to do with locations. You have been warned! Universal Orlando wants to create a Cabin in the ...

 
 
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Scared Flixist: Final Destination

['Scared Flixist' is where we talk about movies that really, truly scared us. There's plenty of great horror out there, but a movie that truly gets into your head and creeps you out for years to come is a rare creature. These are those movi...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Missing in the Mansion

With found footage horror films being as stupidly popular as they are today, it's nice that every once in a while you get a film that could do different things with the genre. And by different I mean involve Disneyland.  Missing i...

 
 
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10 films that should be remade as horror movies

You may have noticed by now thanks to the myriad of children running around in costumes or the fact that your coworker came into the office dressed as Psy or a binder full of women, but today is Halloween! It's the time of year when adorabl...

 
 
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Flix for Short: No Way Out

No Way Out, by Eric Vespe, has a simple premise. A man is trapped in a confined space with mysterious beings. But the way it defines itself through an outstanding leading man, A.J. Bowen, practical effects and use of darkness, and the way ...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Don't Hug Me I'm Scared

When Hubert reminded me of terrifying things in my childhood yesterday with his insistence on posting Night on Bald Mountain, I had no idea how I was going to top that for today. I mean, cause it's like Halloween. In honor of that, Fl...

 
 
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Review: Fun Size

Nickelodeon is known for their kid-friendly shows and movies. There's always been jokes aimed at adults nestled here or there, but rarely do you see a character in one of said shows or movies use her breasts for bartering purposes. Such is ...

 
 
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Tweet to win Robbie from Silent Hill: Revelation 3D!

[This contest is now over! Congratulations to our winner! Keep an eye out for more contests!] Hello fair citizens of Flixist! Today we bring you a pretty special contest, one in which you need Twitter to enter. Yes, I know, but if you don't...

 
 
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Universal Monsters to creep into Mondo's gallery

Mondo, the collectible movie art distributor and gallery branch of Austin's fabled Alamo Drafthouse theater, has announced that their upcoming end-of-October gallery show will feature works centered around iconic "Universal Monsters." In ot...

 
 
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John Carpenter's Halloween returning to theaters

I don't know if re-releases are a new thing or if I had somehow just missed their existences. Either way, they certainly seem to be getting more and more frequent. Such is the case with the 1978 classic Halloween, which will be returning to...

 
 




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