Horror Facts, The best horror news & horror movie reviews site. This decision was made after Kubrick watched Taxi Driver.

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Great-grandpa Myers then identified his victims by name before he was hanged, even though he’d never met them, saying he heard the names in his dreams. As in, that benevolent space explorer from Star Trek. A double amputee stood in for Richard Dysart for the scene in The Thing where Dr. Copper has his arms chomped off by Norris’s chest-cavity-jaw.

Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Necrophonic how does the Spirit Box App Really Work? Kubrick never addressed the rumors before his death. The skeletons in Poltergeist aren’t props. Our editors are instructed to fact check thoroughly, including finding at least three references for each fact. Thomas Harris, the author of the book that the movie is based on, thought Treviño was the prison doctor, but he was actually there serving time for killing a man, draining him of his blood before dismembering him, and burying the pieces in boxes.

In the scene where Bill (played by Bing Crosby’s son Harry, of all people) is killed by arrows, the team did not use Safe Blood, and when it got in the actor’s eyes, it nearly blinded him. The iconic bloody scene in The Shining took a year to perfect. 1. The Thing pushed visual effects to a new level, but progressive it was not. JoBeth Williams (pictured) didn't know this until after the scene was shot. Freddy Krueger’s glove from Nightmare on Elm Street is hanging above the tool shed door. Paranormal Activity is the most profitable movie ever made.

Must have been just as confusing for the cats as it was for the cast.

Nothing beats a good horror flick—but the stories behind the scenes are sometimes even more chilling than what we see on screen. Here are the creepiest results. Four sunken nuclear submarines sit at … Gein admitted to murdering two women and stealing bodies from graves. It was topped by the sale of a Metropolis poster for $690,000 in 2005. Danny believed he was going to film a drama. It was a fruitful eight days, too. It took about a year of technical work to get the blood pouring out of the elevator just right for the iconic scene in The Shining; but it only took three days to film once they were able to consistently achieve the desired effect. The actors had to ride a roller coaster 26 times while filming the premonition scene in Final Destination 3. So don’t worry, it’s not going anywhere. Carrie (1976)The name of the high school is Bates High, a reference to Norman Bates from Psycho (1960). Warner Brothers settled out of court, so that man probably got a pretty penny for his trouble! Believe it or not, but Paranormal Activity is the most profitable movie of all time. The special effects designer found a double amputee to participate and made prosthetics with wax bones and jelly veins. Madame de Pompadour didn't just share King Louis XV's bed, she also shared his power. In around five billion years the Sun will run out of fuel and turn into a Red Giant. Actress Virginia Madsen was really hypnotized for some scenes so that her trance could look authentic. These cookies do not store any personal information.

Aside from the voice of MacReady’s computer, there isn’t a single woman in the entire cast. The true story behind The Conjuring: The Halloween novelization reveals that Michael’s great-grandfather killed a couple at a harvest dance on Halloween. The Blair Witch Project’s marketing was almost too successful. The film was shot in black and white, and chocolate syrup had a similar appearance to blood on black and white screens.