Tuesday , 31 March 2015

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It Follows leads this year’s horror crop – review

It Follows - Jay

You can’t run. And you can’t hide. Because no matter where you go, “It” will follow. And if it catches you…. Such is the basic premise of the latest horror sensation to hit theaters, It Follows. After a mysterious and deadly opening sequence, the movie centers on Jay, her sister, Kelly, and their friends, Paul and Yara. Jay is excited ... Read More »

The Walking Dead So Far

Walkers 5.14

**** The following commentary deals with the events of The Walking Dead through episode 5.14, “Spend”, which aired on 3/15/15. If you haven’t yet caught up to this episode, continue on at your own risk. **** With only two episodes left of this season’s The Walking Dead, Rick and Co. are at a crossroads. They’ve found a new home, with ... Read More »

R.I.P. Daniel von Bargen

Daniel von Bargen

Daniel von Bargen, the versatile and very recognizable character actor, has died at the age of 64. The cause was complications from diabetes. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, von Bargen landed roles on and off-Broadway, as well as in the soap operas, “Guiding Light” and “All My Children”, but made the move to films in a short time. He ... Read More »

Will Forte strong as Last Man on Earth

Will Forte

Struggling to survive in a post-apocalyptic world has been the setting for many films and television shows, so many that it has become a sub-genre unto itself. From the Mad Max films, 28 Days Later and The Book of Eli, to current TV fare such as The Walking Dead and The 100, this premise is often compelling and frightening as ... Read More »

R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy

Spock

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the news has come to us of the passing of Leonard Nimoy. He died Friday, February 27, of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. He was 83. His most famous role, that of the half human, half Vulcan Mr. Spock, from the original series, Star Trek, ... Read More »

She’s alive! The Lazarus Effect – review

Lazarus Effect 2

One of the greatest mysteries of life is what happens to you when you die. In the latest frightfest to hit theater screens, The Lazarus Effect, discovering what lies in the great beyond may be better left alone. From Blumhouse Productions, the studio that specializes in low-budget, yet highly successful horror franchises like Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister and The Purge, ... Read More »

The Thing gets Frozen!

Frozen Thing

What happens when John Carpenter’s The Thing meets up with the characters from Disney’s smash hit, Frozen? Find out in this gorelicious animated treat from director Lee Hardcastle that recreates the famous blood-testing scene from the 1982 horror classic. And a note that the short is NSFW. Enjoy: Read More »

Fangoria covers it all!

Fangoria-Cover-To-Cover-TRADE

Since 1979, Fangoria magazine has been synonymous with horror. Debuting at the dawn of the modern age of horror in film, with movies like Halloween, Dawn of the Dead, Alien and Friday the 13th, Fangoria carried on in the tradition of the great Forry Ackerman and his Famous Monsters, and put its own stamp on the horror genre with in-depth ... Read More »

Interview with The Creepshow

The Creepshow-4

Horror and rock and roll go together like apple and pie. One group combining the two is The Creepshow, a psychobilly/punk band hailing from Toronto, Canada, with songs about losing your soul and brain-eating zombies. The band consists of founders, Sean ‘Sickboy’ McNab on upright bass and backup vocals and the Reverend McGinty on keys and backup vocals, along with ... Read More »

Systems go for Alien 5!

Ripley headgear

On Earth, everyone could hear horror and sci-fi fans screaming in anticipation over news that an Alien 5 looks to actually be happening! And it will be directed by none other than the director of District 9 and the soon-to-be-released Chappie, Neill Blomkamp. As stunning as this news is by itself, is that it has happened so quickly. The gestation ... Read More »