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For Better Or Worse, The Newest 'Leprechaun' Sequel Will Change The Whole Franchise

As every movie from our childhoods comes back in what we may as well call "the decade of reboots," we are starting to run out of the obvious choices. All of the Disney movies are getting done, Mary Poppins is coming back, and even Halloween got a franchise-changing sequel. The interesting thing about the sequel to Halloween was that it completely erased all the follow-ups that had been made in the years since the first movie came out. Instead of going back into the lore to explain how the character kept dying again and again, they just ignored it all

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Which Horror Movie You Should Watch On Halloween Based On Where You Live

Halloween is almost here, so you know what that means: time to watch a scary movie! But there are so many good ones out there, how are you supposed to decide what to watch?Well, we've got you covered. All you have to do is find your state (or capital if you live in D.C. I guess) and we'll give you a horror movie that was either set or filmed there. Alabama - Get Out (2017)Universal PicturesYes, this movie is a lot more recent than what we’d typically talk about, but when your options come down to

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James Karen, Legendary Actor Known For 'Poltergeist' And So Much More, Dead At 94

You probably don't know his name, but you definitely know James Karen's face. The prolific character actor, best known for his role as the unscrupulous developer Mr. Teague in 1982's Poltergeist, passed away in his Los Angeles home on Tuesday at the age of 94.MGM/UA Entertainment Co.Over the course of his seven-decade career, Karen racked up over 200 acting credits across movies, television, and even video games. If you watch just about any of the most popular television shows from the 1970s, 80s, or 90s, you're guaranteed to see him pop up sooner or later. Born Jacob

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Celebrate Friday The 13th At Camp Crystal Lake By Spending The Night And (Probably) Not Dying

There's another Friday the 13th (the date, not the movie) coming up in April, so it's time to start planning how to celebrate the second spookiest day of the year. Luckily, Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco has the perfect solution.The New Jersey campground was the setting for "Camp Crystal Lake" in the original 1980 Friday the 13th. Unfortunately, since it's still an active Boy Scout camp, it's normally closed to the public (which does include hockey-mask-wearing, machete-wielding slashers). However, the New Jersey Council of the BSA have started occasionally offering horror fans guided tours as a fundraiser for the camp. Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco

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Behind-The-Scenes Secrets From 'The Blair Witch Project' That Are More Than Just An Urban Legend

The Blair Witch Project was a movie well ahead of its time, later paving the way for successful franchises like Paranormal Activity. It is often overlooked, and always underrated, but it should go down in history as one of the greatest horror films ever made. The movie follows loosely along the legends of an actual "town witch," and looking at how the movie was shot, it actually makes you believe that everything you are seeing is 100% authentic. If you haven't seen the movie, we would suggest taking the opportunity to watch it in the near future. If you have

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9 Of The Stupidest Decisions Ever Made In Horror Movies

Who doesn't love a good old-fashioned horror movie? Whether or not someone will admit it, everyone loves to be scared every once in a while. That being said, some movies are far scarier than others, and some are even downright cheesy and stupid. But the worst thing about your basic horror movie is when a character makes such a stupid decision, a decision that you know is not going to end up going well, when all they had to do was avoid the situation all together... It happens in virtually every scary movie, but there are some offenders who are

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Tony Todd Had Real Bees In His Mouth, And Other Facts About 'Candyman'

25 years ago, the horror genre was blessed with Candyman. What started out as a short story called "The Forbidden" instantly became a classic and mandatory Halloween viewing. YouTubeBut there are some things you may not have known about the cult classic!1. Eddie Murphy Was Almost CandymanNew Speak OnlineTony Todd became a horror icon as Candyman, but it was almost Eddie Murphy terrorizing us. There are a few rumors as to why he didn't get the part, but nothing has been confirmed. Some say it was his high salary demands. Others suggest his height (5ft9) wasn't nearly as intimidating

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13 Horror Movie Facts Guaranteed To Keep You Up At Night

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre scene that was "worse than Vietnam"Suddenly all your family dinners during the holidays don't seem that bad.VortexThe infamous dinner scene in Texas Chainsaw Massacre is known for being incredibly hard to sit through, but as it turns out it was even harder to film. The actor who played Grandfather hated the process of applying his makeup so much that he refused to go through it again, leaving them to shoot all of his scenes in one brutal 36 hour marathon.A whole lot of nope.VortexTo make things worse, they were filming