Monday , 6 February 2023

The Dead Zone

Exorcist star, Max von Sydow, dies at 90

The power of Christ compels you! One of our greatest actors, whose career spanned over seven decades, and who starred in what is widely considered by many to be the greatest horror film of all-time, Max von Sydow, has sadly died at the age of 90. From his earliest films in his native Sweden with legendary filmmaker, Ingmar Bergman, to ... Read More »

Remembering Captain Spalding’s Sig Haig

Over the past several years, the world of horror has lost a number of its most notable members, from directors, George A. Romero, Tobe Hooper and Wes Craven to iconic stars such as Angus Scrimm, Gunnar Hansen and the legendary Christopher Lee. Sadly, on September 21, 2019, we lost another one when Sid Haig died after suffering from a fall ... Read More »

R.I.P., Walking Dead’s Hershel, Scott Wilson

It was with extreme sadness for the Gore 4 to learn of the passing of Scott Wilson, legendary character actor, who played beloved veterinarian, Hershel Greene, on AMC’s The Walking Dead. Wilson died of leukemia in Los Angeles on October 6, 2018, the day before the The Walking Dead began its 9th season.  The episode, entitled, “A New Beginning,” was ... Read More »

R.I.P., Chainsaw, Poltergeist director, Tobe Hooper

Tobe Hooper, the hugely influential filmmaker behind the horror hits, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Poltergeist, had his lifeforce extinguished due to apparent natural causes on Saturday, August 26th at the age of 74, in Sherman Oaks, California. While those two films stand out as his best known and most successful works, Hooper had a prolific career in film and ... Read More »

George A. Romero, Father of the Dead, dies at 77

The world of horror has sadly lost one of its most legendary and influential artists. George A. Romero (the “A” standing for Awesome, actually, Andrew), director of the groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead and its follow-ups, along with a number of other exemplary films, has died at the age of 77. While he may have been responsible for countless ... Read More »

R.I.P., Aliens, Titanic star, Bill Paxton

One of Hollywood’s most reliable and recognizable actors, Bill Paxton, has sadly passed away at the age of only 61. Bill died Saturday after suffering a stroke due to complications from heart surgery. The Texas-born actor was beloved by all who worked with him and by countless fans alike. The only man to take on the Terminator, Alien(s) and the Predator, ... Read More »

R.I.P., Carrie Fisher, forever Princess Leia

There’s been a great disturbance in the force. Carrie Fisher, who played the iconic role of Princess Leia Organa in the ongoing Star Wars franchise, died on Tuesday at the ago of 60. She had suffered cardiac arrest on a London to Los Angeles flight on Friday, but we were given some hope recently when it was said that she was in stable condition. Now ... Read More »

R.I.P., Zacherley, the Cool Ghoul

It is with a very heavy and bloody heart that we lament the passing of a true icon of horror, the legendary John Zacherle, aka, Zacherley, the Cool Ghoul. Zach died in his Upper West Side apartment in New York City on Thursday at the age of 98. Radio and TV host, DJ, actor, recording artist and all around super ... Read More »

R.I.P., Herschell Gordon Lewis, Godfather of Gore

The Gore 4 deeply laments the passing of one of horror’s greats, Herschell Gordon Lewis, the Godfather of Gore. He died early Monday, September 26 in his sleep at the age of 90 at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Most sources list Lewis’ age at 87, but Something Weird Video, which releases many of his films, states that he celebrated his ... Read More »

R.I.P., young genre vet, Trek’s Anton Yelchin

The Gore 4 is extremely sad to report the sudden and tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin on Sunday, June 19th. The accomplished young film veteran died in a bizarre accident at his Los Angeles home where he was pinned between his car and a brick mailbox pillar and security fence. Yelchin was only 27. Probably best known for portraying ... Read More »