It's been a difficult month since the end of our 2nd season, and we're back to kick off Season 3! Both our hosts moved, and one had a bout with Covid. Of course, this left us eager to return to our favorite topic. Halloween Horror Nights 2023 kicked off a couple of weeks ago, but … Continue reading Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Halloween Horror Nights 2023 Final Preview/Hype Episode!
While The Exorcist remains one of the iconic films in horror history, its recent streak at Halloween Horror Nights has felt surprising. Warner Brothers owns the original film, and thus, it counted as an external IP house. Additionally, most of the movie takes place in a bedroom. Not exactly the easiest property to adapt into … Continue reading HHN 2023 Preview: ‘The Exorcist Believer’ – Pazuzu and an Icon Return
With the first night of HHN completed (for team members), and my first night coming up, I figured I drop my final Hype Rankings. While pictures are available and easy for those to come around, I have done my best to stay away from the spoilers. While some have been possible, others have not. Regardless, … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: Final Hype Rankings
While it has only been three event years since the last time The Horrors of Blumhouse made (its 2nd appearance), the world of horror has shifted. Blumhouse was already a juggernaut at the time, but one could argue that Black Phone and Freaky are among the most financially successful films from the studio. Given their … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31 Preview: Grabbers & Ghosts & Body Swaps…Oh My!
A common refrain from the HHN community after the infamous HHN 31 t-shirt leak was pure confusion about the Descendants of Destruction house. With the other houses having clear narratives and exciting characters, many began to downplay Descendants as a lower-tier house. However, the mood began to shift once the house logo released. In addition … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: ‘Descendants of Destruction’ Gets Very Weird
Perhaps the most controversial IP house of Halloween Horror Nights, The Weeknd: After Hours Nightmare became a lightning rod for controversy. Some in the community tried to say Abel Tesfaye aka The Weeknd was not a horror figure. This argument never really held water, and we're here to dispel it quickly. First, many of his music videos … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: Ladies and Gentleminions…The Weeknd
It's time for our Halloween Horror Nights Previews! A few years ago, we ran this series at We Bought a Blog and had a great time doing so. So, like Mr. Michael Myers, we're bringing it back! First, let's check out the film that shares its name with our holiday, Halloween (1978). There was a … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: Halloween – Michael Myers Returns to Haddonfield (Again)
Universal Orlando got the jump on us before we released our episode previewing Halloween Horror Nights 31. However, we jumped back on to run through the recent house announcements, scarezones, and shows. Then, we cover Joko Anwar's highly influential film, Satan's Slave, a pseudo-prequel-remake of the film from the 1980s. 00 - 15:15 - New Original … Continue reading Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Episode 4 – HHN31 + Satan’s Slave (2017) – Directed by Joko Anwar
It's almost time for Halloween Horror Nights 28 at Universal Orlando, and we're very pumped up! We're going to be there on September 28th and 29th, so we hope to see you there. However, with the cast preview a mere few hours away, Ryan and I run down the houses and scarezones. We give picks … Continue reading We Bought a Cabin in the Woods- Episode 4: Halloween Horror Nights Preview!
One of the great things about Scarezones at Halloween Horror Nights are the zones heavily inspired by films of the past. Over the past few years, there have been zones designed around specific IPs, such as Chucky's Revenge and Killer Klowns from Outer Space this year. However, some of the most interesting zones in recent years have just … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights Scarezone Preview: Vamp ’85 Could Be Best of the Year