Daniel Kraus Talks Romero’s Impact and Resurrecting The Living Dead

Daniel Kraus talks about what George A. Romero and Night of the Living Dead meant to him – plus, watch a video homage from Daniel’s youth. […]

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August 4, 2020 Books, On Screen

A Rollercoaster of Timelines Haunt Ju-On: Origins

The Ju-On franchise’s first episodic entry is an interesting, if slightly disappointing, exercise in TV horror. […]

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July 24, 2020 On Screen

5 Horror Books About Cursed Films

Mysterious disappearances, fatal films, and dead cast members abound in these five horror books about cursed films and filmmakers. […]

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July 15, 2020 Books, On Screen

Say His Name, Say His Name: Breaking Down the Candyman 2020 Trailers

We’re immensely excited for Nia DaCosta’s new Candyman film, due out in October – get the skinny on all the trailers here. […]

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July 14, 2020 On Screen

5 of the Best International Horror TV Shows on Netflix

Chill yourself to the core with these five horror series from across the globe, now streaming on Netflix. […]

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July 2, 2020 On Screen

You Should Have Left is Half of a Great Horror Movie

A modernist haunted house story, You Should Have Left has a lot of potential but doesn’t quite stick the landing. Read our full review. […]

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June 25, 2020 On Screen

Scream, Queen!: A Documentary About Fandom, Accountability and Queer History

Scream, Queen! tracks what A Nightmare on Elm Street II: Freddy’s Revenge did to actor Mark Patton’s career & serves as a history of homophobia in Hollywood. […]

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June 23, 2020 On Screen

Shirley Provides a Window Into Jackson’s Own Haunted House

Meditations on lost girls, small towns, & female intimacy in Shirley, a fictionalized movie of Shirley Jackson’s life, on Hulu. […]

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June 9, 2020 On Screen

[Postponed] Join Us for a Night of the Living Dead Screening & Author Discussion

On June 13th, join Tor, Nightfire, and Den of Geek for a screening of Night of the Living Dead and author discussion! […]

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June 1, 2020 News, On Screen

Revisiting the Ocean House Hotel, Bloodlines’ Scariest Level

How Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines turned exploring the abandoned Ocean House Hotel into an all-time classic of horror gaming. […]

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May 19, 2020 On Screen

What We Do in the Shadows is Even Better in Season Two

The faux-documentary vampire series both expands and deepens its mythos (and the bounds of the horror-comedy genre) in its second season on FX. […]

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May 13, 2020 On Screen

Watch the Flashy, Frightening Trailer for Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula

Four years after the events of Train to Busan, return to the devastated Korean peninsula in this trailer for the sequel to Sang-ho Yeon’s zombie masterpiece. […]

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April 2, 2020 On Screen

The 12 Best Movies to Watch on Shudder Right Now

Horror streaming service Shudder is offering a 30 day free trial – here are a dozen of the best movies to watch on the platform. […]

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March 20, 2020 On Screen

Nightfire Staff Picks: What to Read in Self-Isolation

Recommendations from Nightfire staffers for what to read (and watch) while you’re self-isolating. […]

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March 18, 2020 Books, On Screen

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Color Out of Space

No flesh shall be spared in this psychedelic Lovecraft adaptation from iconic goth-shaman director Richard Stanley and the producers of 2018’s similarly lurid horror hit, Mandy. A relatively straightforward science […]

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February 11, 2020 On Screen

Movie Review: Luz, a Lucid Nightmare of ’80s Euro-horror

Our review of Luz, a nightmarish, visually striking ’80s throwback horror movie you can stream right now. […]

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January 31, 2020 On Screen

Five Lightly Creepy Movies on Disney+ for the Burgeoning Horror Fan

Five mildly to moderately creepy movies currently streaming on Disney+ that helped us become the horror fans we are today. […]

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January 14, 2020 On Screen

Our Favorite Horror Movies of December 2019

Horror author Nadia Bulkin is back with capsule reviews of the newest horror movies in theaters and on streaming services this month. […]

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December 9, 2019 On Screen

5 Scary Books We Wish Were Real

Five scary books from film and literature that don’t exist (yet). […]

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November 13, 2019 Books, On Screen

Annihilation Meets Mandy in the Color Out of Space Trailer

There have been a number of attempts to adapt Lovecraft to the screen over the years, but I wouldn’t personally call many of them “successful,” or “good,” or even “watchable.” […]

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November 7, 2019 On Screen

Keep the Lights On While You Watch The Grudge Trailer

I’m gonna be honest, I only watched about half of this trailer, and most of it was through my fingers while muttering “Don’t go in the house, John Cho” in […]

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October 28, 2019 On Screen

Our October Horror Movie Round-Up

October’s horror movie round-up is a fragrant bouquet of breakdowns, trauma, and the ties that bind – perfect for the Halloween season that some of us love a little too […]

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October 23, 2019 On Screen

5 Horror Books We’d Love to See On Screen

We’d offer up several limbs (not necessarily our own) to see these books on the big screen. […]

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October 16, 2019 Books, On Screen

Welcome to the Nightfire Blog!

Back in April, Tom Doherty Associates (the home of Tor Books, Tor.com, and more) announced Nightfire, a brand new horror imprint. While Nightfire won’t have books on shelves until 2021 […]

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October 7, 2019 Books, Miscellaneous, News, On Screen