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Amazon streaming just got a lot scarier with the addition of Screambox, and if you’re a “Prime” member, you’re gonna want to listen up!

From the Press Release:
Screambox, the #1 streaming service for die-hard horror fans, now has more than 300 movies available as part of the Screambox monthly subscription on Amazon Channels. The no-holds-barred horror streaming service is now available to U.S. customers for just $4.99/month after a 7-day free trial. New releases every week allow subscribers to binge on bloodbaths, gruesome gore, sick psychos, and ravenous zombies like never before.

Amazon Channels gives Prime members the ability to watch over 100 on-demand channels – including the Screambox horror channel — with no cable required, the ability to cancel anytime, and no additional apps to download.

Horror fans everywhere appreciate the weekly new movie releases and “all you can kill” menu from Screambox. A relentless, fan-driven focus gives horror movie lovers unlimited access to newer, high-quality horror movies like The Haunting of Helena, All Hallows’ Eve, The Shortcut, and The Wicked – in addition to the thrill of discovering modern classics and cult favorites like House, Cannibal Holocaust, Cassadaga, and all 26 episodes of the 2005-2006 “Masters of Horror” series, featuring famous directors like John Carpenter, John Landis, Takashi Miike, Norio Tsuruta, Joe Dante, and Tobe Hooper.

“Screambox is excited to join the ranks of other high-quality subscription channels offered to Amazon Prime members,” said Screambox COO Larry Baird. “Launching on Amazon Channels allows us to fulfill our mission to reach horror fans everywhere – on all the leading streaming platforms and devices – with the best available fan-driven collection of unlimited, commercial-free horror.”

Amazon Prime members can visit here to get a free 7-day trial of Screambox. After the risk-free trial thru Amazon Channels, the ongoing Screambox subscription is just $4.99 per month. This plan gives unlimited access to Screambox horror content — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Oy! HANNUKAH THE MOVIE Aims to Get Made After Nearly a Decade

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This menorah has nothing to do with the story but, c'mon! It's a freaking T-rex menorah!

As a Jew, seeing holiday-themed horror movies is both a wonderful and bittersweet occasion. I love seeing my friends celebrate the holidays that are near and dear to their hearts but elevated with the viscera, gore, and terror that I so dearly love. But while Christians have films like Black Christmas, Santa’s Slay, Gremlins, Red Christmas, Krampus, etc…, the amount of horror films centered around Jewish holidays is slim to none. Don’t get me wrong here, okay? I’m well aware of population dynamics and, therefore, interest in a given subject/life experience. It’d just be nice to see something like that now and again.

Oh, but what’s this? Looks like writer/director Eben McGarr is ready to move forward on his near decade long project Hanukkah The Movie, a “TORAH-fying new tale of HORAH!” I get it. Sensible chuckle awarded.

Obediah Lazarus is the son of Judah Lazarus, the original Hanukkiller. In 1983 Judah terrorized NY for seven nights and was preparing to sacrifice his eight-year-old son, Obediah, on the eighth night. Judah was convinced it was God’s will, like Abraham and Isaac, to sacrifice his only son to God. Luckily for Obediah, police tracked Judah down and stopped the sacrifice, but Judah was gunned down in the process. Warped by hatred with no guidance, Obediah Lazarus becomes a religious extremist, intolerant of non-Jews, “bad Jews”, and those he perceives to be enemies of the Jewish faith. He is about to unleash eight nights of horror.

A group of Jewish teens are getting ready to party for the holidays but are in for a Festival of Frights. With the help of a wise rabbi, they deduce that the murder victims have violated Judaic law and that their only chance at survival is to embrace their faith.

The film has supposedly taken care of the majority of pre-production, so they’re now on Indiegogo with the goal to raise $100,000. Not a small amount but certainly not an unachievable goal. If a potato salad Kickstarter that wanted $10 ended up with nearly $56,000, I think this has a chance.

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Trailer: Man-Made Ghosts Invade OUR HOUSE This July

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IFC Midnight will be unleashing director Anthony Scott Burns’ feature debut Our House come July 27, 2018. The film stars Thomas Mann and Nicola Peltz and today we have the flick’s spooky trailer for your viewing pleasure.

You can check out the poster to the right and the trailer below and then make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

Our House is directed by Anthony Scott Burns from a script written by Nathan Parker and stars Thomas Mann and Nicola Peltz. It’s produced by Lee Kim, Martin Katz, Ulf Israel and Karen Wookey. Executive producers are John Davis, Nick Spicer, Kyle Franke, Derek Dauchy, Noah Segal, Adrian Love, David Kehrl and Reik Moller.

The film hits via IFC Midnight this July 27, 2018.

Synopsis:

The story of a young genius who accidentally invents a device that amplifies the paranormal activity within his family’s house, possibly bringing back the spirits of loved ones — and unleashing things that are far worse.

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AMERICAN HORROR STORY 8 Begins Filming This June

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American Horror Story Season 6It was just the other day that we let you guys know that Billie Lourd will be back for the upcoming 8th season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story.

And today we have word via Deadline that the new season, rumored to be titled AHS: Radioactive will begin shooting around June 16.

Are you excited to hear filming will soon begin on AHS 8? Make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

AHS Season 8 stars Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Billie Lourd, Kathy Bates, and new cast member Joan Collins, who will play Peters’ grandmother. Murphy has revealed he’s interested in casting Anjelica Huston (The Addams Family) as well.

 

 

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