As mentioned on this episode, here’s the video Lance threatened to do if we lost the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Award:
22 years, over 400 million books worldwide in 32 languages and a long-running television series: the legacy of R.L. Stine’s GOOSEBUMPS series is certainly ironclad. Now (finally), we’re getting a Goosebumps movie…with just a twist of “meta”. Get a look at the first stills after the jump.
After taking home the prize for Best Canadian Feature at last year’s Toronto After Dark Film Festival, SILENT RETREAT has now found a home on DVD through Black Fawn Distribution. And Rue Morgue has your very first look with stills from the upcoming thriller.
In the second part of the Rue Morgue Podcast video interview, veteran make-up artist, sculptor and teacher, DON LANNING discusses working with Steve Weng and Patrick Tatopoulos on the Underworld films, Spectral Motion and Guillermo del Toro on Hellboy, J.J. Abrams on Star Trek (2009), Wayne Toth and Rob Zombie on Halloween II and Joel Harlow on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
This episode is required viewing for anyone interested in pursuing a career in special effects make-up!
He’s best known for his 1971 classic THE LAST PICTURE SHOW starring Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges and the indescribable Cybil Sheppard but for my more macabre tastes, I’ll always think more fondly of his debut feature, the Roger Corman produced 1968 modern horror masterpiece TARGETS starring Boris Karloff in what was not only his last great performance on screen but one of the most fascinating performances of his entire career.