I remember seeing this trailer for David Cholewa’s “Dead Shadows” ages ago and thinking how wonderfully insane it was. But since that first sighting I didn’t see much else about it – which in my opinion was a damned shame. I’m a fan of French horror and to see a French Lovecraftian film – well,
Back in 2011, Daniel Stamm’s “The Last Exorcism” absolutely rocked my world. It developed good solid characters, a good story and, for 90% of the movie, they honored the first rule of found footage films and kept me well rooted in the world they created. To me, it was a near perfect little nugget of
I’ve said it before and it’s worth repeating, “Indie horror is where life is breathed into the genre. Hollywood is just where it goes to die.” As my disillusionment with the corporate horror machine continues, I find some solace in the fact that small film makers are still keeping the home fires burning. Before I
Here it is… Quite honestly, it’s left me speechless. Not because it’s any great cinematic achievement but because it’s like a monumentally bad cook suddenly discovering he can successfully boil water. OK, maybe it’s not that bad either. Still, here it is.
Exactly where the hell have I been? Mostly, I’ve been making a movie.
While Lovecraft fans like me endure the excruciating wait for Del Toro’s “At the Mountains of Madness”, pickings are notoriously slim for any other tentacle-y goodness. Ordinarily, when Hollywood gets its grubby little mitts on any of Lovecraft’s work, the only resemblance it might bear to the original is the title. Sometimes, not even that.
Much has been made of the competition between “Saw” and “Paranormal Activity”, but much of that has only been at the box office. Aside from that, the creators of “Saw” (James Wan and Leigh Whannell) and the producers of “Paranormal Activity” (Steven Schneider, Jason Blum along with director Oren Peli) have teamed up for what
Auntie Maim’s heart nearly broke when Bloody Disgusting revealed that her very own hero of horror, that icon of the icky, that metal plated Machiavelli, Bill Moseley had been cast as Charles Manson, in Susanna Lo’s forthcoming “Manson Girls.”
It appears that those three guys from the comic book store, you know the ones, always together and always immersed in some hypothetical debate over which super hero has the greatest powers….yeah, those guys; are about to be gifted with a real adventure… and a release date.
Chalk another one up for homegrown Texas horror. The big news comes out today from Fangoria.com, that Houston-based director Mel House has scored a deal with Lionsgate to distribute his latest film, “Walking Distance”.