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Stephen King Has Had A Pretty Good Run On TV, Actually

Stephen King has transcended to that special level of societal acceptance known as the “lovingly take you for granted because we assume you’ll always be around” stage. It’s not meant as an insult, more as a testament to how long you’ve sustained a solid level of quality to the extent that people just assume it from […]

Tobe Hooper

Horror Legend Tobe Hooper Passes Away At Age 74

The horror world lost a legend yesterday. Tobe Hooper, the director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Salem’s Lot, Poltergeist, and Lifeforce, died in Sherman Oaks, California at the age of 74. The news came form the Los Angels County Coroner, but the cause of death is not known. His work on the 1974 Texas Chainsaw […]

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Tony Lee talked about running the comic book side of the London Film And Comic Con on Bleeding Cool yesterday. Well, it seems that I am going to be giving him an even greater headache. I will be at the London Film And Comic Con as a guest. I’ll have a table and everything. But it […]

Tales From The Crypt Returns As Part Of TNT Horror Block

According to The Hollywood Reporter, TNT is getting back into the horror game with a two-hour block of programming anchored by a new version of Tales From the Crypt. The network announced the partnership at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour. Full details are not yet available, but M. Night Shymalan will serve as […]

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre With Guest Jamie Bahr

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman [audio:http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-99734/TS-919413.mp3] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth. They say: We’re back! […]


Sam Raimi Producing, David Lindsay-Abaire Writing Poltergeist Remake

I wouldn’t rush out to declare Tobe Hooper‘s haunted houser Poltergeist a masterpiece, not by any measure, but it has its moments, and I’m certainly fond of it. If Steven Spielberg did direct it (I don’t believe he did, but you’ve heard the rumours, I’m sure) it would be the one of his films I […]