The premier will be a full day of Bigfoot events and activities related to the movie release.
Last week saw the Blu-ray and DVD release of DEXTER: THE COMPLETE SERIES COLLECTION, which compiles all eight seasons of the hit Showtime series. Thanks to Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution, we’ve got two sets to give away!
Well gang, another Halloween has passed, and with it has come another spectacular Weekend of Horrors: Europe’s largest assembly of actors, amateur filmmakers, and horror memorabilia. This year’s organizer, Mr. Thomas Hartz, literally brought fanfare to a whole new level by moving the venue to the massive Turbinenhalle (pictured above and below) in Oberhausen, Germany. The area is located on former mining territory, adding an extra layer of grit and flair to the already industrial atmosphere.
Alan Kelly weighs in on a pair of recent releases.
HOUSE OF SMALL SHADOWS
Riffing on Peter Weir’s 1975 mystery Picnic at Hanging Rock and blending elements of hag horror with the killer-doll trope, Adam Nevill’s fourth novel, House of Small Shadows, is a far more self-contained and playful story than the author’s previous efforts, while still managing to maintain his signature grim tone throughout.
Dustin Mills and James Bressack are two of the most prolific filmmakers in the indie horror scene today. In 2013 alone they’ve each written, directed and released four films, lent a hand in making several others, and are already working on a couple upcoming projects.
Over the past year these two have quickly become Blood on a Budget favourites. The films featured in this entry are the most recent releases by Mills and Bressack, each hinting at a hopeful future for these ambitious DIY horror hounds.
Texas Frightmare Weekend has added three more guests to its 2014 lineup! Today’s announcement theme is The Walking Dead: cast members Scott Wilson (Hershel Greene), Sarah Wayne Callies (Lori Grimes) and Chandler Riggs (Carl Grimes) will appear at TFW 2014, May 2-4 in Dallas.
RM contributor Colin McCracken checks in with a recap of last month’s Grimmfest in Manchester, England.
Manchester, England’s Grimm Up North (a pun on a well-known colloquialism relating to the perceived harsh conditions of northern life) held the fifth annual Grimmfest Horror Film Festival on Oct 2-6. The event is swiftly becoming an essential fixture on the indie genre circuit, for it regularly features an extensive array of premieres, exclusives and special guest appearances in an intimate and familial setting.
This year saw the festival expand across the city, with associated Grimmfest Fringe events taking place in a nearby tavern. The opening gala took place in Stockport on October 2nd, at a beautifully restored Art Deco theatre called The Plaza…
This Thursday marks the debut of the Black Museum Debate Club. For its maiden voyage, the club will ask four teams to square off and decide once and for all which Stephen King film adaptation is better than all the other Stephen King film adaptations. The event will be judged by Stuart Feedback Andrews, host of the Rue Morgue Podcast, and will feature Astron 6’s Steve Kostanski, horror artist and RM columnist Ghoulish Gary Pullin, RM Managing Editor Monica S. Kuebler, and more.
King of the Ring: Stephen King Movie Debate kicks off Thursday, November 7 at 8 p.m. at Big Picture Cinema – East (1035 Gerrard Steet East, Toronto). Check out the full press release for all the details…
RM contributors Mike Beardsall and Jessa Sobczuk weigh in on the Randolph Theatre’s production of Evil Dead: The Musical.
After its original production in 2003 and revival in 2007, Evil Dead: The Musical makes its return to Toronto this month at The Randolph Theatre.
Those of you familiar with the film series will already know how things play out. For the uninitiated, the story follows a group of five youths on their spring break vacation to an abandoned cabin in the woods. Things seem to be going well until they stumble upon a mysterious book known as the Necronomicon. Soon all hell breaks loose (quite literally), as one by one the teenagers become possessed by demons and it’s up to Ash Williams (Ryan Ward) to send them back to the fiery pit from whence they came.