Friday , 18 August 2017

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Fear the Sphere! Phantasm 5 is coming!

Seemingly out of nowhere, it’s been announced that a new Phantasm, the fifth in the imaginative horror series, entitled Phantasm: Ravager, is not only on the way but has completed filming! This comes as surprising, yet great news for Phans of Don Coscarelli’s uniquely terrifying vision and what is surely one of the most original horror franchises around. Check out ... Read More »

The Creepshow must go on!

It’s the old adage that no matter what obstacles are thrown your way, the show must go on. That saying was never more apropos than with horror psychobilly band, The Creepshow’s recent visit to the frigid, icy and snowy Jersey Shore. Neither a blizzard, or their lead singer’s aching stomach, could keep the band from bringing their brand of rockabilly ... Read More »

I, Frankenstein brings new life to well-worn tale.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, first published almost 200 years ago, has undergone a number of filmed presentations, from Universal’s 1931 classic with Boris Karloff as The Monster, to Hammer’s gothic version starring Christopher Lee, to Kenneth Branagh’s tale featuring Robert DeNiro. Most have followed the original story of how Frankenstein’s monster came into being and its/his struggle to deal with what life brings ... Read More »

Goblin scares up rockin’ show!

For anyone who is a fan of Italian horror maestro Dario Argento’s stylish films, the accompanying music by Goblin in many of them is a big part of why those films are so memorable. Deep Red, Suspiria, Tenebrae, Phenomena, and even Romero’s Dawn of the Dead, all benefitted greatly from Goblin’s moody, pounding scores. And now, audiences are being treated ... Read More »

Catching Fire wins battle royale of November releases

The latest adventures of Katniss Evergreen, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, broke November’s box office record with $158.1 M, beating the previous record of $142.8M set by 2009’s The Twilight Saga: New Moon. It’s interesting to note that both of these films are based on a series of very popular young adult novels that are aimed primarily at teenage girls. ... Read More »

Joe Dante digs up new horror comedy

Joe Dante, director of Gremlins and The Howling, is back with another horror/comedy hybrid, a genre for which he is a master at. Entitled “Burying the Ex”, the movie is set to star Anton Yelchin (Fright Night remake, Star Trek reboot’s Chekov), Ashley Greene (Twilight films, The Apparition) and Alexandra Daddario (Texas Chainsaw 3D, Percy Jackson series). When young couple Max ... Read More »

Speaking of Talking Dead….

…. how about the talk show that follows AMC’s mega-hit, The Walking Dead? Hosted by Chris Hardwick, Talking Dead is a unique and, in fact, rather groundbreaking show. Launched in October 2011 along with the second season of The Walking Dead, the show consists of Chris and guests discussing the show that aired that night. Guests generally include a key ... Read More »

Prometheus 2/Paradise script ready for take-off!

In an interview with Empire, director Ridley Scott announced that the script for his follow-up to Prometheus, entitled Paradise, is completed. This is great news for fans of Scott’s 2012 “Alien” hybrid, which left off with *** spoilers *** Noomi Rapace’s Shaw and Michael Fassbender’s David leaving the distant moon LV-223 aboard an Engineer’s vessel into the unknown, when Shaw ... Read More »

Walking Dead survives for 5th season!

You would have to be a zombie recently shot in the head not to think that AMC would renew its monster smash hit “The Walking Dead” for another season. But AMC President Charles Collier made it official. “We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anticlimactic renewal announcements ever: ‘The Walking Dead’ is renewed ... Read More »

NJ’s Chiller Theatre a monster smash!

This October’s Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Parsippany, NJ was one of the best and biggest yet. Kevin Clement’s “Spooktacular” has been going on for over twenty years, and in addition to the rooms of dealers selling everything unimaginable, the convention brings together an ecletic variety of film, television, music, literary stars and more ... Read More »