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Hellbound Hearts Pays Homage to Clive Barker



Clive Barker's art on display!Hellbound Hearts is one of the coolest literary projects happening in the horror genre right now. In fact, short of Barker getting off his bum and giving us the goddamn third book of the Art, there isn’t much else that could get me this excited!

Hellbound Hearts pays tribute to Barker’s The Hellbound Heart as a collection of short stories penned by today’s best authors. The works offered here are as follows:

– Prisoners of the Inferno by Peter Atkins
– The Cold by Conrad Williams
– The Confessor’s Tale by Sarah Pinborough
– Hellbound Hollywood by Mick Garris
– Mechanisms by Christopher Golden and Mike Mignola (illustrated by Mike Mignola)
– Every Wrong Turn by Tim Lebbon
– The Collector by Kelley Armstrong
– Bulimia by Richard Christian Matheson
– Orfeo the Damned by Nancy Holder
– Our Lord of Quarters by Simon Clark
– Wordsworth by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
– A Little Piece of Hell by Steve Niles
– The Dark Materials Project by Sarah Langan
– Demon’s Design by Nicholas Vince
– Only The Blind Survive by Yvonne Navarro
– Mother’s Ruin by Mark Morris
– Sister Cilice by Barbie Wilde
– Santos del Infierno by Jeffrey J. Mariotte
– The Promise by Nancy Kilpatrick
– However.by Gary A. Braunbeck and Lucy A. Snyder
– ‘Tis Pity He’s Ashore by Chaz Brenchley

Of course, there’s also a foreword by Clive himself.

Head on over to Simon & Schuster if you’re ready to order this one. How can you not?


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Must-See: Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees Fan Short Film



The short film titled Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees made its much-anticipated debut on YouTube channel CallMeJeff86 on January 15th, 2018.

The film is a passion project that pits two horror movie icons against each other; it’s Michael Myers from Halloween against Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th in a bloody fight to the finish.

What are you waiting for? Give the 3-part short a watch below, and then let us know what you think!

Michael Myers Versus Jason Voorhees is written and directed by Mason C. McDonald and stars Jeff Payne as Michael Myers, Dustin Miller as Jason Voorhees, and John Alton as the Vengeful Father.

Don’t forget to follow the film on Instagram and Twitter!

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PG-13 or R? The Strangers: Prey at Night Gets Official MPAA Rating



Earlier this week we let you guys know that there is a killer The Strangers: Prey at Night fan art competition going on and you can read all the details on that right HERE.

But today we have some cool (if expected) news that The Strangers: Prey At Night hs officially received an R-rating from the MPAA.

The sequel has been rated R for “horror violence and terror throughout, and for language” and I think that makes about as much sense as we could have expected.

For those who are interested in such bits of trivia, the original The Strangers was rated R for “violence/terror and language” so there you go! Impress your friends with MPAA trivia.

Would The Strangers: Prey at Night getting a PG-13 have affected your enthusiasm for the upcoming film? Let us know below!

The Stranger: Prey at Night is directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down) from a script by Bryan Bertino and Ben Ketai. It stars Martin Henderson, Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, and Lewis Pullman.

The film hits March 9, 2018.

A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive. Johannes Roberts directs this horror film inspired by the 2008 smash hit The Strangers.

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Artist Reimagines Superheroes as Tim Burton Illustrations



The world of Tim Burton has always been full of imagination and wonder built on a surreal and often horrific foundation. Films like Beetlejuice and Sleepy Hollow capture the imagination with stunning visuals, all based on the mind of the visionary director. Burton’s artwork was also featured in his illustrated poetry book The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories.

Burton’s work has not only amazed viewers for over three decades, it’s also been an inspiration to countless artists and creators. Enter Los Angeles-by-way-of-Russia artist and animator Andrew Tarusov, whose work has been used by companies such as Cosmopolitan, Disney, 20th Century Fox, Maxim, and more. In a series he simply calls “Tim Burton’s Superheros”, Tarusov took 10 of the biggest comic book characters and gave them a dark twist that is 100% befitting of Burton’s style.

You can see a gallery of these images below. To see more of Tarusov’s work, head on over to his official website.

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