“The Statement of Randolph Carter” is one of my favorite Lovecraft stories. It encompasses his style in a tidy little nutshell of dread. It even inspired a short – very short – film of my own. But here is a quite different take on the tale by Grieg Johnson and Chris Lackey – the latter being
Directly from the fine folks at the Lovecraft eZine, we get word of a new set of shorts from Forty Dollar Films.
Last weekend, the lucky fans who attended HorrorHound Weekend got treated to this spiffy little short from director Nathan Thomas Milliner. Shot for just over $1000 over four days in Kentucky (of all places), “The Confession of Fred Krueger” craftily delves in the Freddie’s pre-“Nightmare” past.
Imagine if you will, Rod Serling reading this to you… “There is a place where time stands still. A bubble in which some genre movies exist where the conventions, themes and patterns haven’t changed since the 1980s. There’s the signpost up ahead: Now playing, The Butchers.“
A couple of the hardest things to do in filmmaking are comedy and horror. It’s right up there with creating a billion-dollar blockbuster or dealing with anyone whose initials are Lindsay Lohan. There is a delicate alchemy in the creation of each that is unique to the individual. Fortunately, both genres give you broad targets
Feel free to call me crazy now, but a long time ago – when I was far more fearless and impulsive than I am now – I had a brief interaction with a ghost. The girl I was living with at the time said she had suspected there was one living in our house. So,
Have you ever wanted to read the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft but found that they just weren’t street enough for you? Well, never fear – the fine folks at the Wisecrack YouTube channel have you covered with their Thug Notes series.
In the name of full disclosure, I have to say here that I donated to the “Sacrament” crowdfunding effort. I got a t-shirt. Additionally, I know Shawn Ewert. Shawn Ewert is a friend of mine and you sir, are no Shawn Ewert.
I haven’t been exposed to a lot of Austrailian horror, but what I’ve seen, I’ve liked. With that being said, I’m hoping that when this hits stateside that it’s as awesome as I think it will be.
The slasher genre has been on life support for quite a while. Still, filmmakers like to go back to that particular well because the basic tenets of the films are fairly straight forward and they can be made for a song… and usually, not very good songs.