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TUESDAY TERRORS: News wrap up

Will Amazon replace Whole Foods workers with ROBOTS? Online retail giant feared to be planning jobs cuts at shop chain!

Trump shifts approach to North Korea after death of Otto Warmbier..

McCain claim murder!

The future now: Welcome to the world of interactive Netflix.. I knew this was coming. Check back to the annals of HORROR REPORT lure.. back in 2002 I predicted programming where you can choose endings.. I figured it would be like the 'Which Way' books.. But I figured it would believe TV with live performances.. still think that can happen..

The ad appeared on Childcare.co.uk, and whoever wrote it isn’t the superstitious kind. “We have lived in our home for nearly 10 years,” it says. “We were told it was ‘haunted’ when we bought it, but kept our minds open and decided to buy the house regardless.”.. That's right.. Family living in haunted house looking for nanny in real-life horror movie..

Eli Roth joins HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS.. No start date has been set for the project, which has been adapted by Eric Kripke from the 1973 John Bellairs book, which was illustrated by Edward Gorey...

When the POLICE ACADEMY gang made a horror movie..

Awkward Bieber plays basketball..

A study based on data from 2012 to 2014 suggests that, on average, 5,790 children in the United States receive medical treatment in an emergency room each year for a gun-related injury. About 21 percent of those injuries are unintentional...

The coast-to-coast opioid epidemic is swamping hospitals, with government data published Tuesday showing 1.27 million emergency room visits or inpatient stays for opioid-related issues in a single year..

WEST COAST HELL: The heat smothering the western United States has become so extreme that the National Weather Service warned Tuesday of a major potential for heat-related illnesses "and even death..

120 degree heat causes planes to be grounded..

In the year 2100: Heat may threaten most of humankind..

Tropical Storm Cindy forms.. May eye the Gulf Coast.. Alabama especially on high alert..

A Texas woman who police said packed a loaded pistol in her vagina has been sentenced to probation after she pleaded guilty to drug possession.


A woman in New York captured video of an industrious rat dragging a full garbage bag across a local sidewalk.

Tumblr this morning is rolling out a significant update to its content filtering system with the launch of a new "Safe Mode" for browsing content on its site...

This is somehow very creepy: Alarm clock stuck inside living room wall goes off every single day for 13 years

Han Solo MOVIE MESS..

This is the way that North Korea wakes its citizens..

NASA released a list of 219 new “planet candidates” discovered by the Kepler space telescope, 10 of which are similar to Earth's size and may be habitable by other life forms... Amazing..


FredHeads, a documentary about NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET fans, is going to be shooting later this year in August and September. Shooting will primarily be taking place at Flashback Weekend in August, which happens in Chicago, as well as Scarefest, which is setting up shop in Lexington, Kentucky..

Stephen Hawking warns: We have 200 years to escape earth..

THE MOST POPULAR POSTS ON THE HORROR REPORT IN THE LAST WEEK

spiPhone X: Brave new world with a filter

It is hard to believe that only ten years ago, the technology that Apple would be selling the public was just about unfathomable.. Extremely fast processors. Facial recognition. Emojis that can make poop turn into your face and voice. 



In 2007, people were happy with Myspace and turning 'off' the net in favor of a night out. Now they can't leave home without the smartphone.
Apple wants to capitalize further on the influencers: Those who we are told have 'disposable income' (credit cards) and are below the age of 25 .. those who care less about processor speed and more about selfie. Those who would indeed literally buy an iPhone simply because it can turn their face into an Emoji of feces...



Let's pause for a moment. The most precious few seconds of Apple's big unveiling was a big flop: They tried to announce facial recognition but when they actually attempted to use it, it failed.
Apple has offered an explanation for an embarrassing glitch at the launch of its …

DOES 'MOTHER!' DESERVE THE PRAISE IT IS GETTING? (A spoiler alert with this one)

The horror film 'mother!' Is getting high praise from noble media affiliations. It is also being billed as an intellectual horror flick with a message.. religious overtones.. social justice ramifications.
Big name star: Lawrence. Big name director: Aronofsky (BLACK SWAN FAME) Shock scene (SPOILER): Infant being eaten.



Let's unpack this.. The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/jennifer-lawrences-mother-marks-new-turn-year-prestige-horror-1039071) opines:
Taken purely on its surface, the film is about the horror of hosting ungrateful houseguests. Going beneath that surface, it’s about gruesome male narcissism. Ignoring its text and subtext entirely though, mother! is something more ambitious: A herald of prestige horror at a moment when we might actually need it. It’s September, the calm before the dizzying storm of awards season self-aggrandizement, when we stop thinking of movies as works of art and start thinking of them as show horses; we sac…

IT continues to make some box office history

IT easily beat mother! this weekend .. It wasn't great competition, but it's a good victory nonetheless.


And some facts: In its first 10 days, the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel has earned $218.7 million domestically, passing up Get Out ($175.5 million) to become the No. 2 R-rated horror film of all time behind The Exorcist, not accounting for inflation. 
It is already the top-grossing September release in history. 
IT will finish its North American run with north of $300 million.

Overseas: IT is grossing $60.3 million in its second weekend from 56 markets for a foreign tally of $152.6 million and a stunning $371.3 million worldwide against a $35 million budget. 
Highlights included a record-breaking horror opening of $13.8 million in Mexico.
A perfect horror movie for the age of TRUMP.