These days, it’s kinda hard NOT to know who Karen Gillan is these days. Sure, years ago, it’s was just the Doctor Who nerds who were in the know, but with her not-insignificant role in the MCU, she’s become a household name… provided that your household LOVES comic book movies and Doctor Who.
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To mix my genres, this is one of those times I feel like Captain Jean Luc Picard, battered, tortured and tormented glaring into the face of his Cardassian captor. With only slight variation to the original scene, I shout:
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Praise the lord and pass the ammunition, the long-languishing, found footage film, “The Poughkeepsie Tapes” is finally getting a U.S. release, courtesy of the Scream Factory.
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“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.
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Richard Stanley, director of such 90’s genre mainstays like, ‘Hardware’ and ‘Dust Devil’ is now stepping up to the eldritch plate to take a swing at Lovecraft’s, ‘The Colour Out of Space’. SpectreVision, the company behind recent indie genre films as ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night’ and the recent, ‘Cooties’ (with Elijah Woods) will produce this and looks to start shooting in early 2016.
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Directly from the fine folks at the Lovecraft eZine, we get word of a new set of shorts from Forty Dollar Films. Continue reading “Journey to Innsmouth in “Strange Aeons”.”
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.
You are Alex, and you’ve just brought your new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight island party gone horribly wrong.
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.“ Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘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 to shoot at… and if no subject is taboo, then your chances are hitting the mark are much greater. Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘Conjoined’”