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J.J. Abrams, Joe Manganiello, Dylan McDermott and more talk backstage at Scream Awards -- VIDEO

It’s probably scary how much you enjoyed tonight’s Scream Awards on Spike TV. So, if you didn’t get enough, we have more thrills to pair with your chills: EW was backstage at the event, speaking to some of your favorite movie and TV stars. Click the jump to watch True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello discuss his upcoming Two and a Half Men stint, TNA wrestler “Abyss” tell us which celebrity he wants to fight in a steel cage match, American Horror Story‘s Dylan McDermott talk about what’s in that basement (just kidding, he won’t say), and Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol producer J.J. Abrams tease “far and away the best Mission: Impossible movie yet.” That’s news so good, we could scream:  READ FULL STORY

'You gotta be f--in' kidding!': The characters from John Carpenter's 'The Thing' check out the new prequel -- VIDEO

The currently-in-cinemas Thing prequel received a lukewarm reception from critics, including our own Lisa Schwarzbaum. But how would the characters from John Carpenter’s 1982 movie react to being shown this new franchise entry?

That question has been answered in the NSFW fan clip below which finds Mac, Palmer, Blair, and the rest watching the adventures of Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s scientist and those crazy Swedes. Sorry, Norwegians.

Check it out and tell us what you think. READ FULL STORY

'American Horror Story' starts tonight. Will you be watching the season's biggest love/hate TV show?

When I first watched the pilot for American Horror Story one week ago, I found myself possessed by an unsettling demon: Indecision. Did I love it? Did I hate it? The birth of bloody brilliance… or the crowning of something rank? Part of my agitation had to do with the frantic, feverish sensory experience crafted by Ryan Murphy, who co-created the show with his Glee collaborator Brad Falchuk. The pilot left me wrung out by its battery of shock images and strung out from its jittery editing schemes. The show’s not scary – it’s punishing. Which, actually, might be the point, the more I think about it. And I have thought a lot about American Horror Story over the past seven days. (I will be recapping the show, after all.) I’ve also watched the pilot three more times, and each time, I’ve enjoyed it more, and seen more in it. The matter is now settled in my mind: American Horror Story is my favorite new show of the fall season.

You may disagree. It’s certain that many of you will. READ FULL STORY

'American Horror Story': Watch the first five minutes -- VIDEO

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One of the freakiest moments of FX’s American Horror Story, premiering this Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10 p.m., is its debut’s opening sequence, which depicts one of the multiple murders that have occurred in the show’s house over the years (Dylan McDermott’s and Connie Britton’s characters move into the house in the present day).

Set in 1978, the opener finds two twin boys entering the house and proceeding to basically destroy everything in sight with their baseball bats. Then, they pay a visit to the basement and that’s where all hell breaks loose. I don’t want to spoil the rest. Watch the terror below… READ FULL STORY

Kim Kardashian -- recently named 2011's Most Annoying Celebrity -- is definitely a doll, right?

I was just watching a clip of tonight’s episode of The CW’s H8r — in which Kim Kardashian confronts a rather salty woman who openly hates her (pictured) — and kept imagining what would happen if someone suddenly reached over and attempted to flick Kim’s doll eyes shut. I’ve been fantasizing about this for months. Would she continue to smile placidly and caress her synthetic doll hair? Would the doll lashes snap off? Would she cross over to an even darker element and become the Kim Kardashian Old Navy Robot? Would she die? Because dolls are supposed to die when you do that. READ FULL STORY

Boxing hobbits! Elijah Wood and Dominic Monaghan 'beat the s--' out of each other at Fantastic Fest -- VIDEO

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A couple of weeks back, Fantastic Fest organizer Tim League spoke to us about his then upcoming debate and boxing match with bare knuckle pugilist James Quinn McDonagh, star of the Austin, Texas fest’s selection Knuckle. What League neglected to mention (the swine!) was that another of the night’s bouts would feature Lord of the Rings co-stars “Relentless” Elijah Wood and “Domineering” Dominic Monaghan.

That’s right, on Saturday, Frodo and Merry stepped in the ring to first argue the merits of World of Warcraft and then, in the words of Wood, “beat the s— out of one other.”

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'American Horror Story' website warns YoureGoingToDieInThere.com. Check it out... at your own risk!

The website for the chilling new series American Horror Story is called YoureGoingToDieInThere.com. Sure, it doesn’t have quite the same easygoing panache as, say Facebook.com, and it sounds like it could also possibly be a thinly veiled threat from Tamar Braxton, but it’s still a pretty cool site.

Upon entering the site, visitors are informed they can “go behind closed doors to discover the secrets of the American Horror Story house” where you’ll find “artifacts of murder, lust, perversion, and betrayal.” (So, sorta just like your Sims house!) After a stop at the mailbox (you can sign up to have trinkets sent to you via email or snail mail to unlock parts of the website), you’ll be greeted by ghost children, Jessica Lange, and a man on fire who crawls up into the fireplace. Hey, you can’t say they didn’t warn you. This website is called YoureGoingToDieInThere.com, after all. READ FULL STORY

'Apollo 18' blasts off into theaters this weekend: What's your favorite scared-in-space movie?

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You remember the old tag line, courtesy of the classic 1979 sci-fi thriller Alien, “In space, no one can hear you scream”? While that may be true (I’ve never been to space, but I can say with the utmost certainty, I would freak out to deaf ears the entire time), people can most definitely hear you scream when you’re in a movie theater watching a freaky flick set in the infinite galaxy.

With Apollo 18 arriving this weekend, moviegoers will feel as trapped in their theaters as the unfortunate fellows aboard that secret space mission. READ FULL STORY

'Goosebumps': Which tale still haunts you?

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I’ve never met a person without a single pop-culture-caused childhood scar — and I don’t mean horseplay gone wrong because you thought you could fight like the kids on Three Ninjas without it ending in disaster. No, I’m talking about the real childhood scars. The ones that are so embedded in your brain that they still make you shudder just a little, like when you get up from bed to close the closet door before turning out the light (guilty!) or when you realize your toes are hanging over the bed (not that this shrimp knows what that feels like) and quickly curl up to get them back on mattress territory. For me, a lot of my irrational minor fears actually stem from one of my absolute favorite shows: GoosebumpsREAD FULL STORY

Fright Night (1985) vs. Fright Night (2011): Why the update's far more old-fashioned than the classic

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Real men do not read Twilight.

That’s what high school kid Charley Brewster (Anton Yelchin) tells his nerdy, vampire-obsessed friend Evil Ed (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) in the 2011 update of the campy horror classic Fright Night. What he’s really saying is clear: this is not going to be one of those romantic vampire movies where some pale, skinny guy messes around with a pretty young promise-ring type but refrains from sticking it in her (his tooth, that is).

And Charley’s right. The vampire in this movie (a bloodlicker named Jerry, played by real-life nighthawk Colin Farrell) is not a moral guy. Living on the outskirts of Las Vegas, he’s a stripper-torturing, teenage-girl-perverting, Real Housewives of New Jersey-watching fang-banger who preys on single moms and brags to the cops that he’s making the local women scream every night. (Read EW’s excellent defense of Jerry’s horrible, disgusting mercilessness here.)

So what’s that bad boy doing in such a conservative movie? After the jump, we’ll discuss why this sexier, bloodier update is actually far more old-fashioned than the 1985 original. WARNING: There are tons of major spoilers below. Plus, “Edward Cullen” and “chastity belt” are used very close together. Read at your own risk.

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