Saturday , 24 February 2018

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She’s alive! The Lazarus Effect – review

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!

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!

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

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!

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 »

Walkers strong against deadly competition

The first half of this season’s The Walking Dead often beat NBC’s football in the ratings. Now, the second half of this season has been facing a steady stream of formidable competition as well, and is managing to hold its own. The return of the show on Feb. 8 faced off against CBS’ The Grammy Awards, and pulled in 15.6 ... Read More »

Return of X-Files No Conspiracy

The truth is still out there! It looks like one of the greatest sci-fi/horror shows in television history is coming back to the small screen. When the last X-Files movie, I Want to Believe (2008), underperformed at the box office, it appeared we had possibly seen the last of agents Mulder and Scully. But, in recent years, there have been ... Read More »

The Thing That Wasn’t

Certainly, a main criticism of the 2011 prequel, The Thing, was its overuse of CGI effects as opposed to the practical effects that were so masterfully created by Rob Bottin in the ’82 Carpenter film. Though a great deal of practical creature f/x work was created by Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff, Jr.’s Amalgamated Dynamics for the prequel, much of ... Read More »

Another Thing

Here’s a critical and thorough assessment of the 2011 The Thing prequel by the Gore 4’s own Walking Ed Turner, written soon after the film’s release: Excited as I was to see the prequel, I have to say it was hard to remain removed from the Carpenter version and judge the film solely on it’s own. To me it had ... Read More »

First Things First

Here’s some great behind-the-scenes material regarding The Gore 4’s all-time favorite movie, the 1982 classic, John Carpenter’s The Thing, posted by the film’s co-producer, Stuart Cohen. http://theoriginalfan.blogspot.co.uk/ —————————————————————————————————– For the absolute most comprehensive coverage of anything and everything regarding The Thing, head over to the terrific website, Outpost31.com. Here, you’ll find interviews, behind-the-scenes, trivia, fan fiction, and a ton of ... Read More »