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Today is the 10th anniversary theatrical re-release of James Wan’s original Saw and to get all you Jigsaw fans ready, we thought this was the perfect opportunity to sit down and chat with the man behind all the madness- Tobin Bell.

At a recent press day, Bell spoke to Daily Dead about his experiences working on the Saw franchise throughout the years and offered up his thoughts on the duality of the character of John Kramer and whether or not he ever viewed the role as a true cinematic villain. Bell also discussed his surprise over how horror fans have embraced the Saw series over the years and his process in making a character with very little screen time (in the first film, that is) still resonate and feel fully-realized overall. Read More

2014/10/31 23:58:38 UTC by Heather Wixson

Crypt-KeeperI thought a fun way to celebrate Halloween would be to officially share the stunning artwork that Chelsea Patterson of Cutestreak Designs created for the upcoming 20th anniversary retrospective of Demon Knight, which will be featured in the November issue of Deadly Horror & Sci-Fi Magazine. Read More

2014/10/31 23:29:05 UTC by Heather Wixson

TheEmptyMan-box-03If you’re stricken with the Empty Man disease, your best case scenario is a quick death. It’s that bad. While the infection will eventually kill its host, it’s also capable of turning people into murderous psychopaths. The fifth issue of The Empty Man, a comic book series from BOOM! Studios, hits shelves next week, and we’ve been provided with an exclusive set of preview pages that tease what’s ahead. Read More

2014/10/31 23:06:42 UTC by Derek Anderson

Jurassic-ParkIt’s been over 20 years since the old-school Alan Grant, the lovable Ellie Sattler, and the eccentric Ian Malcolm took the ill-fated test drive through dino land in Jurassic Park. With the upcoming release of Jurassic World, viewers are gearing up to re-enter the prehistoric environment, and one fan is paying tribute to the franchise’s first film with a LEGO set that, with enough support, could come to fruition. Read More

2014/10/31 21:41:26 UTC by Derek Anderson

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[Originally Appeared in Issue #2 of DEADLY - Horror & Sci-Fi Magazine] Based on the bestselling novel by Joe Hill and directed by modern Master of Horror Alexandre Aja, Horns is one of the more inventive and emotional genre-blending films to arrive in theaters this year. It also features yet another career-changing performance from Daniel Radcliffe, who is doing wondrous things to showcase his ever-evolving versatility as an actor.

Horns follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe), a young man with a history of being an outcast. He just lost the love of his life (Juno Temple) after she was brutally murdered in the woods. Desperate for answers, Ig awakens one day to discover he’s grown a pair of devilish-looking horns. His new appendages allow him the ability to bend the will of others in a variety of ways that come in handy during his investigation into the identity of his girlfriend’s killer. Read More

2014/10/31 21:06:12 UTC by Heather Wixson

Friday-13th-Part3-boxIt’s easy to lose your head—both literally and figuratively—when dealing with a foe as intimidating as Jason Voorhees. With a swing of an axe near the end of Friday the 13th Part 3, Chris Higgins (Dana Kimmell) kept her name off of Jason’s long list of victims, but that wasn’t her original destiny. Photos of the lost alternate ending show Chris facing Jason one more time… with a different end result. Read More

2014/10/31 19:33:11 UTC by Derek Anderson

The-Body-boxYou’re apt to see some scary good costumes on Halloween, but if you’ve ever wondered if somebody’s costume is a little too convincing, perhaps teetering on the edge of being real, then you should really dig Paul Davis’ short film, The Body. Following a no-nonsense hitman as he drags his plastic-wrapped victim through London on All Hallow’s Eve, this short is a tasty horror comedy treat that’s available to view for free today. Read More

2014/10/31 18:11:13 UTC by Derek Anderson

Dark-SkyWhat would you do to make it big in Hollywood? In Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer’s Starry Eyes, a hopeful actress finally gets her big break from a peculiar production company, but she learns that her newfound success comes with a terrible cost. MPI Media Group is releasing Starry Eyes this November, and they released a brand new trailer for the upcoming movie. Read More

2014/10/31 17:17:03 UTC

Blumhouse-Books-boxProlific producer Jason Blum brings horror hits to the big screen and now looks to do the same on the printed page. Doubleday and Vintage Books have teamed up with Blumhouse Productions to launch publishing label Blumhouse Books, setting the short story collection The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City as its first release with Ethan Hawke and Eli Roth among its contributors. Read More

2014/10/31 16:42:16 UTC by Derek Anderson

VHS-Viral-box-02The third entry in the found footage franchise is available just in time for Halloween and features segments from Nacho Vigalondo, Marcel Sarmiento, Gregg Bishop, Justin Benson, Todd Lincoln, and Aaron Moorhead. Here’s a look at two clips from V/H/S: Viral: Read More

2014/10/31 15:50:36 UTC by Jonathan James