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Dark Things Exist in Forgotten Places . . .

Things we try to forget, things we dismiss and hide from, things that hunger for a chance to make us scream.

Once They Were Worshipped, Warded and Bound.

Now we pretend they don't exist, we say they are myths and nightmares. And this angers them.

Fear Exists in Us All, We Manage These Fears, But. . .

There are fears, ancient and dark, embedded so deep, below our modern minds, that we turn from their memory, until we are confronted with them...

I Write About the Forgotten, Feared Things, The Darkness and The Blood.

Some of my works warn of these fears, others embrace those lost in these fears, others call these fears forth.

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I am Jeffrey Batchelder, a writer of stories about the dark. Dark places, dark people, dark things and how this dark affects us. Some of my stories are about vampires, old and hateful creatures with a desire to damage the world. Some of my stories are about people, acting lost and becoming distorted by the things the they have experienced.

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True horror movie fans define the difference between horror and a film that is simply suspenseful; there are a variety of movies on Netflix that will thrill ...
Posted: August 24, 2016, 2:33 am
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 2:27 am
While I still have dreams of Lange returning to AHS and reclaiming her throne (even though she's said her time on the horror anthology series has ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 11:15 pm
A MASSIVE explosion has killed at least one person and injured 29 others after a car bomb ripped through a busy Thailand hotel. By Patrick Christys.
Posted: August 23, 2016, 10:52 pm
Tracking at roughly $13 million, Screen Gems and Stage 6 Films horror movie “Don't Breathe” is poised to dethrone the anti-hero action film starring ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 10:52 pm
American Horror Story spoilers for Season 6 have been hard to come by even though the premiere is less than a month away. Unlike traditional TV ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 10:29 pm
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Monday, series co-creator Ryan Murphy revealed as much when he said that FX president ...
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This highly interactive horror experience can be purchased for $49.99 plus tax, per person, by calling 407-224-7840. Halloween Horror Nights ...
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Cuntapay, a familiar face in many Filipino horror movies, was often joined by Gov. Imee Marcos. So Ilocanos grieved when she passed away on ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 8:03 pm
A good poster grabs us with its interesting, perhaps even beautiful, visuals but then has to seal the deal with a good tag line. Halloween's “The Night ...
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But the year's not yet over, and there's still plenty of horror films left to premiere. Like Don't Breathe. But how does this film stack up against the ...
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This is the time of year when we're usually gabby about how ridiculous the upcoming season of American Horror Story is going to be, but those ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 6:33 pm
Relatives of a young woman killed in a horror crash have paid tribute to their "beautiful princess". Sophie Taylor died after her car smashed into a ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 6:26 pm
There are many horror games in development for virtual reality platforms, so here is our pick of the six that we think have the best chance of delivering ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 5:48 pm
This includes producer Ryan Murphy, creator of FX Networks' “American Horror Story” and FOX's “Scream Queens,” who noted: “After shooting two ...
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It's so fixated on stirring nostalgia for the science-fiction, fantasy, horror, and adventure tales of yore that it has no time or energy left over for what ...
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A MOTHER watched on in horror as her two young sons were thrown from the miniature train in Pembrey Country Park. Leanna Dennis was one of the ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 5:03 pm
Michael Pena attending The European Premiere of 'Ant-Man' at Odeon Leicester Square in London on July 8, 2015. Pena has now signed on to star ...
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A suspected extremist tried to behead a man and stab a woman in an ISIS inspired attack, it has been reported. Wasil Rafat Farooqui is accused of ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:22 pm
Loosely based on true events, the film Psychos from Sandy Chukhadarian will screen at Shriekfest in October. Dig Chukhadarian's description of the ...
Posted: August 23, 2016, 4:07 pm


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I’m on a roll with short films!! Lately, I’ve been watching some really well-made and engrossing short films. Here are two older shorts that haven’t lost any impact over the years and which are all worth your time.

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SHE’S HAVING A BABY! is expertly directed by Chris Smellin and Robert Smellin Read More...

The post She’s Having a Baby (2012) & Leaning (2014) … Demons & Crazy Bitches!! appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: August 5, 2016, 3:23 pm

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No, this isn’t the 2009 French zombie flick, The Horde, this is the 2016 flick that borrows plot elements from a few different sources. The Horde is written by Paul Logan, who also stars as John Crenshaw, an ex-SEAL who accompanies his girlfriend, Selina (Tiffany Brouwer) to the woods for Read More...

The post The Horde (2016) … Mutants & Meth!! appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: August 4, 2016, 12:51 am

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Here’s a film with a really fun premise, good performances, some fun gore, and which has a decent premise. So why am I not raving about Love in the Time of Monsters  and telling you all to run out and see this? Well, when a ninety-seven minute movie feels … Read More...

The post Love in the Time of Monsters (2014) … Watch Out for That Toxic Waste!! appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: August 3, 2016, 1:26 am

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H.P. Lovecraft’s influence still has a strong presence in the contemporary horror genre. Lovecraft was more than just the “Man of Cosmic Horror.” One of his stronger themes include “madness in the face of abject horror.” We’ve all come across this theme in his writings. When a character is faced … Read More...

The post The Last Case of August T. Harrison (2015) … Lovecraft-Inspired Madness appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: July 30, 2016, 3:16 pm


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Statistically, there’s gotta be a few whores who survive the apocalypse, right? Well, the new short film, Apocalypse: The Hooker, exports this. RynoRyder/Boyer Productions is a newly formed Los Angeles-based company, and they are releasing their short film, Apocalypse: The Hooker. The short is written and directed by Ryan Read More...

The post Short Film, Apocalypse: The Hooker, Drops appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: July 30, 2016, 3:12 pm


Clown may not be a new movie, but it is a recent release. Released last month on June 17, 2016, Clown was originally shot in 2012. The film is written by Christopher Ford and Jon Watts (Watts also directed), and overall this is a solid film. The acting is solid, there gore Read More...

The post Clown (2014) … Some Serious Deja Vu!! appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:55 pm


Leatherface, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger. The horror genre is filled to the tits with well-known slasher killers. But director Glenn Douglas Packard believes there’s room for one more. Pitchfork is written by Packard and Darryl F. Gariglio and stars Daniel Wilkinson, Brian RaetzLindsey Nicole, Ryan Moore, Celina Beach, Nicole Dambro, and Keith Webb. Read More...

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 3:54 pm


Horror films tackle many various topics. Besides the typical slasher in the woods or zombie apocalypse, horror films also deal with relationships. Some genre films are about dates that go horribly wrong while others explore bad relationships. Still, with others, we might see someone behaving terribly in their relationship. Below is … Read More...

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Posted: July 29, 2016, 2:34 am

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I’d like to fill you all in on a little secret. I started Anything Horror back in 2009 and have been running it uninterrupted ever since. Over the years I’ve picked up other talented writers like Deggsy and EvilQueenB who have been fantastic contributors. Know how much all of us … Read More...

The post AI Just Wrote “the Perfect” Horror Script … Fantastic appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 11:39 pm

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Just in case you were worried that there were no exorcism films coming out, DARK EXORCISM is here to save the day. DARK EXORCISM is written & directed by David Spaltro & stars Lynn Justinger, Fiona Horrigan, Catherine Cobb Ryan, and Grace Folsom. Read on for the press release, which … Read More...

The post Dark Exorcism Lands on DVD & VOD this September appeared first on AnythingHorror.com.

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Posted: July 27, 2016, 10:50 pm