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Let's Do the Time Warp With a Pair Who've Never Seen Rocky Horror Picture Show

It’s just a jump to the left! Halloween might have come and gone, but Rocky Horror Picture Show is a timeless classic that’s great fun no matter when you watch it. We had a Gizmodo Media Group staffer, who’s also part of New York’s official Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast, bring two Tim Curry newbies into the…

The 12 Coolest Horror References We Spotted in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina The 12 Coolest Horror References We Spotted in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a bewitching series based on a popular comic book, but it also pays homage to the horror genre as a whole. Here are a few of the best horror references we came across during the first season, as well as a few special Easter eggs from behind the scenes.

I Kind of Thought The Blair Witch Project Was Real—This Is My Story I Kind of Thought The Blair Witch Project Was Real—This Is My Story

I believe your enjoyment of The Blair Witch Project is directly related to when you saw it. When the film opened in wide-release across the U.S. in July of 1999, it was beyond a massive success and yet, large chunks of that audience hated it. They wondered, “Why was this movie so hyped? Why did I just pay to see that?…

LeBron James Could Be Responsible for the Resurrection of Jason Voorhees LeBron James Could Be Responsible for the Resurrection of Jason Voorhees

The next time Jason Voorhees rises from the grave, it might be because of basketball superstar LeBron James.

Let's Talk About the Ending of the New Halloween Let's Talk About the Ending of the New Halloween

The new Halloween was a big success this weekend, grossing an estimated $77.5 million over its first weekend. It’s the 11th film in the Halloween franchise, but only the second in the story it’s telling, and that story has an explosive ending that we’re excited to dissect now that the film is out.

Halloween Producer Jason Blum Has Apologized for His Ridiculous Comments About Women Directors Halloween Producer Jason Blum Has Apologized for His Ridiculous Comments About Women Directors

It’s been quite a few days for mega-producer Jason Blum. The man behind Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Split, Get Out, and many other horror hits is set to have the biggest opening of his career thanks to Halloween—but in an interview about the film, he made some bad remarks explaining why his Blumhouse Productions…

The Curse of La Llorona Trailer Is 2 Minutes of Sheer Terror The Curse of La Llorona Trailer Is 2 Minutes of Sheer Terror

io9 got a peek at The Curse of La Llorona at San Diego Comic-Con—and now everyone else can join us in our excited (yet petrified) anticipation with the arrival of the film’s spooky first trailer. The movie is by first-time feature director Michael Chaves, who was just hired for a little movie called Conjuring 3.

Welcome Home, American Horror Story: Apocalypse Welcome Home, American Horror Story: Apocalypse

American Horror Story may have had a rough few seasons, but Apocalypse has so far felt like a return to glory. In the latest episode, the horror anthology came back to the beloved “Murder House” that started it all. We got some classic murder and mayhem, along with a few surprising happy endings—culminating in a major…

We Showed Halloween to the Most Easily Startled Person at Gizmodo

Halloween is a time to be scared—specifically, by scary movies. But what if you’re someone who’s especially jumpy? For the latest episode of io9's series, UnScene, Gizmodo Editor in Chief Kelly Bourdet faced her personal fears by watching Halloween for the first time, alongside a Deadspin staffer (and Michael Myers…

Magic Leap, BDSM-Bots, and Star Trek: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Magic Leap, BDSM-Bots, and Star Trek: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

If you’re receiving this message, please be advised that Site Gamma-Iota-Zeta has been compromised. Repeat, Site Gamma-Iota-Zeta has been compromised. This is not a drill. Containment failures detected for the following Class V entities: Magic Leap. A toilet paper roll with a Fitbit on it. BDSM-Bot. The witches from …

Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House Is a Deeply Disturbing Modern Ghost Story Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House Is a Deeply Disturbing Modern Ghost Story

Netflix’s new horror series The Haunting of Hill House is indeed about a haunted house—but it’s really more about a haunted family, all of whom are traumatized by the summer they spent within the title dwelling’s walls. This is not your typical Halloween fare, but it is still very chilling.

Know Your Haunts: A Crash Course in Horror's Most Confusingly Similar Ghostly Titles Know Your Haunts: A Crash Course in Horror's Most Confusingly Similar Ghostly Titles

On Friday, Netflix debuts a new series based on The Haunting of Hill House, the third adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s classic horror novel. That’s a lot of Hauntings—on top of certain other, confusingly similar titles like The House on Haunted Hill. Get your ghosts in order with our handy cheat sheet.

The True Identity of Suspiria's Mysterious Lutz Ebersdorf Has Been Revealed The True Identity of Suspiria's Mysterious Lutz Ebersdorf Has Been Revealed

When Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria opens October 26, people will be talking a lot about the film’s many mysterious elements. One of them has already been put to bed, though, thanks to an article by the New York Times.

The First Disturbing Pet Sematary Trailer Is Here to Remind You to Leave Dead Things Alone The First Disturbing Pet Sematary Trailer Is Here to Remind You to Leave Dead Things Alone

After years of being stuck in development hell and having a number of different directors reportedly attached to the film, the first trailer for Paramount’s big screen remake of Pet Sematary is here to resurrect one of Stephen King’s most disturbing stories ever.

Hello, Salem! io9 Screened the Halloween Classic Hocus Pocus for a Total Newbie

Don’t you love when you get to share one of your favorite movies with someone who’s never seen it before? That’s the idea behind io9's new series, UnScene, where Gizmodo Media Group staffers celebrate their fandom by introducing first-timers to their beloved films. And of course, we had to start with the greatest…

Bioweapons, Viagra, Wind Farms, and the Apocalypse: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Bioweapons, Viagra, Wind Farms, and the Apocalypse: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Halloween may still be most of a month away, but the scares have already begun. Urine-craved vampires. Genetically engineered insects that do their masters’ bidding. Algal monstrosities. Dark magicks. iPhone XS bugs.

George R.R. Martin's Nightflyers Makes Its Terrifying Mission Clear in the Latest Trailer for the Syfy Show George R.R. Martin's Nightflyers Makes Its Terrifying Mission Clear in the Latest Trailer for the Syfy Show

“Our mission was clear,” intones the new trailer for Syfy’s upcoming adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s sci-fi horror novella, Nightflyers. “Make contact. Bring back solutions for our dying planet.” You ain’t fooling us, Nightflyers—we can tell that your real mission is to scare the hell out of everyone.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's Magical World Holds Its Share of Secrets The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's Magical World Holds Its Share of Secrets

Stepping onto the set of Netflix’s The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is like accepting an apple from a serpent. Dark forces offer truth, hint at stories and Easter eggs beneath the red, ripened flesh. Secrets of the show’s characters and mythos are built into every room, from the walls created with Sacred Geometry to…

The Scariest Horror Movies and Shows to Stream for Spooky-Times in October The Scariest Horror Movies and Shows to Stream for Spooky-Times in October

Halloween is coming! And there’s no better way to prepare than by streaming as much horror as your peepers can withstand. All of the services are ramping up their scary programming—so we picked through the trick-or-treat pile and selected the most nightmarish titles of them all.

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