Drive-In Dust Offs: The Vampire (1957)

Horror in the ‘50s tended to lean towards the sci-fi end of the spectrum. And why wouldn’t it? This was the atomic age, and hiding under your school desk during a bomb drill (the safest place to be!) ...

Remembering Kubrick Actress Gray Pt.2: From The Killing to Leech Woman and Off-Screen School Prayer Amendment Fighter

Coleen Gray in 'The Sleeping City' with Richard Conte. Coleen Gray after Fox: B Westerns and films noirs (See previous post: “Coleen Gray Actress: From Red River to Film Noir 'Good Girls'.”) Regarding ...

Movie Review: The Funhouse (1981)

Review by Chris Wright, MoreHorror.com “The Funhouse” (1981) Directed By: Tobe Hooper Written By: Larry Block Starring: Elizabeth Berridge (Amy Harper), Shawn Carson (Joe Harper), Jeanne Austin ...

Greatest Slasher Films (1970 – 1990)

The definition of a slasher film varies depending on who you ask, but in general, it contains several specific traits that feed into the genre’s formula. Author Vera Dika rather strictly defines the ...

Review: The Funhouse (Blu-ray)

Much like the dark rides in carnivals and amusement parks of our youth, Tobe Hooper’s The Funhouse, is a slow, yet creepy film, and an intriguing thematic sequel of sorts to The Texas Chain Saw ...

Blu-Ray Review: The Funhouse (1981)

The Funhouse Stars: Elizabeth Berridge, Shawn Carson, Jeanne Austin, Jack McDermott, Cooper Huckabee, Kevin Conway | Written by Lawrence Block | Directed by Tobe Hooper Tobe Hooper has had a very ...

Blu Review: The Funhouse

Tobe Hooper's The Funhouse failed to make the impact his earlier Texas Chainsaw Massacre did on horror audiences, but still delivered a few solid shocks for viewers in 1981. Much like Chainsaw, it ...

An Inside Look at The Scream Factory's Funhouse Blu-ray!

The Blu-ray and DVD arrival of The Scream Factory's release of Tobe Hooper's slasher classic The Funhouse is on the horizon and we have an inside look at what to expect once it gets here! Alive! ...

Full Special Features Unveiled for Scream Factory's Funhouse Blu-ray

Since the announcement of the Scream Factory line of Blu-rays and DVDs we've been foaming at the mouth with anticipation. We've got an update on one of their more anticipated packages The Funhouse! ...

Full List of Bonus Features for The Funhouse Collector’s Edition Blu-ray/DVD

Shout! Factory officially announced The Funhouse as part of their Scream Factor lineup in early July, but we have now the full list of bonus features: “Just in time for Halloween, dare you to hop on ...

Movie trailer music: it's not what you think

Contrary to popular belief, the soundtracks to movie trailers don't come from the film. Stephen Kelly learns the trade tricks from the composers whose job it is to make you care They're the unsung ...