horror

Stephen King’s Inspiration For IT!

Everyone has something they’re afraid of. As time goes on some people will face and overcome their fears, while others choose to avoid them altogether. Stephen King’s 1986 novel IT revolves around the fears created in a person’s childhood, and follows the characters and their trauma into adulthood. The horror story gave us the infamous clown-disguised monster, Pennywise, and unleashed …

The Bomb Collar Heist: The Shocking True Story Behind the Movie 30 MINUTES OR LESS

On August 28, 2003, pizza delivery man Brian Wells responded to an order at the end of his shift. Hours later, he would be surrounded by police, cross-legged on the pavement with a bomb wrapped around his neck. Within minutes of their arrival the bomb would detonate, blowing a hole clean through Wells’ chest on live television. Before his death, …

The Horrifying True Story Behind the Campfire Tale in CABIN FEVER

In Eli Roth’s CABIN FEVER there is a memorable campfire scene where the protagonist, Paul (played by Rider Strong), tells his friends about a gruesome murder at a bowling alley. The friends listen in horror as Paul describes how a disgruntled employee showed up at a place called Lenny Meade’s Brighton Bowl, tied up the people working there, and murdered …

Boston’s Vanishing Men Mystery – Accident or Murder?

People go missing every day, and often the cases are not connected. Sometimes these cases are not even reported and a person’s disappearance goes unnoticed. Then there are the cases we don’t really hear about because the media doesn’t report on them. So, what if we were to analyze missing person’s cases on our own? Could a number of disappearances …

Even Horror Film Locations Can Get Bad YELP Reviews!

Often in horror it’s hard to understand how a certain place can stay in business for so long. One would think establishments that prey on vulnerable guests or hotels that are ridiculously haunted would be hard pressed to find patrons. But, business is always booming in the horror genre because if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t have any movies to watch. …

The Real Life CONJURING! A Look At Ed And Lorraine Warren’s Occult Museum

While THE CONJURING 2 haunts theaters this weekend, we here at Blumhouse.com want to give you a glimpse at the Warren’s real-life Occult Museum. It was seen in THE CONJURING as the room where the demon-possessed doll Annabelle currently resides, but the museum itself contains many more objects from various Warren cases. The Warrens began their research in 1952 and …

Shocking True Murders That Inspired Horror Movies!

Horror movies have created some of the most notorious (and beloved) boogeymen over the years, with each standing out to viewers for their unique M.O.’s and choice of weapons. While horror movie bad guys can be terrifying enough to haunt you in your dreams, it’s the real-life boogeymen who should be keeping you up at night. Monsters are real and …

Michelle McNamara’s Hunt For The Golden State Killer

This article was originally published on Blumhouse.com before The Golden State Killer was identified as Joseph James DeAngelo. He was arrested on April 24, 2018. It’s been a whole year since true crime writer Michelle McNamara unexpectedly passed away in her sleep. Consumed by her hunt for a prolific serial killer she dubbed the Golden State Killer, McNamara’s last days were dedicated to …