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Tiffany Shepis and Robert Pralgo Headline Thriller “The Morningside Monster”

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Independent film company Blue Dusk Productions announces the September production of the horror-thriller feature film “The Morningside Monster,” to be lensed in the greater Atlanta area and Macon, GA. Director Chris Ethridge and writer Jayson Palmer, the dynamic team behind the 2011 award-winning adaptation of Stephen King’s classic short story “Survivor Type”, have returned with a powerful original tale of brotherhood, right versus wrong and the true roots of evil. “The Morningside Monster” stars indie … Continue reading

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Midnight Hour launches Season 5 with Zombie Tale

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On Saturday, September 1 “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour” will kick off its fifth season with an eclectic mix of black humor, sex, family dysfunction…and zombies. In “Resurrection of the Damned,” 13 years has passed since Marco (Matthew Johnston), a small-town serial killer, was murdered by a rogue policeman (James Caudill). Now, the daughter (Courtney Zimmer) of one of his victims finds herself at odds with her family and classmates (Stephanie Yousif, Brad Burkhardt) until … Continue reading

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New Audio Book Available: Resurrection of a Broken Mind

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Resurrection of a Broken Mind! By Marcel Admiraal – Now Available! It deals with Peter Holleweg, a reclusive young man, suffering from schizophrenia. Although he has taught himself to live with his affliction, life is far from pleasant. The only other person who seems to notice him is his paranormal neighbour. When, one dark night, she breaks into his house, he finally learns the true nature of his schizophrenia. Sample link: http://soundcloud.com/floatingrobes/roabm-sample  

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Four Corners Dark – Free Kindle Giveaway

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Four Corners Dark available at Amazon and Other Leading Bookstores. Free Kindle version giveaway from August 30th to September 3rd Upon learning of the tribe’s fears, the townspeople agreed to intervene. Instead, they antagonized a creature that devours the hearts of the living and the souls of the dead, a witch that hunts on tribal lands… In “Engine Eighteen,” a group of Mexican immigrants attempt to cross a desert border to begin new lives, but … Continue reading

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Michelle DePaepe Announces ‘Eaters’

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New zombie apocalypse novel released. Get your fix of the undead! Cheryl and her fiancĂ© Mike, a soldier recently returned from Afghanistan, are on their way back to Denver after a reunion camping trip in the mountains when they receive word an epidemic is spreading like wildfire. But this is no ordinary virus. Those infected, dubbed “Eaters,” are reanimated corpses whose lust for rotten food quickly turns to an insatiable desire for human flesh. When … Continue reading

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Film Review: Raven’s Hollow (short film) (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Billy; his sister, Lisa; and her boyfriend, Mike, spend Halloween at the drive-in after trick or treating. When Billy threatens to walk home through a dark cornfield, Mike tells him a legend of Old Farmer Blood, who is said to have seeded his field with the blood of murder victims. When Billy disbelieves, Mike leads the trio into a nightmare of unrelenting terror. REVIEW: Lisa and her boyfriend probably need to pay better attention … Continue reading

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Trailer: Heretic (2012)

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Trailer: Heretic (2012) Heretic is the chilling tale of Father James Pallister, a Priest who fails to accept responsibility for the death of a teenage girl in his Parish and is subsequently trapped and tormented by those he should have saved Rather than relying on the violence and gore present in recent horror films, Heretic modernises the scares and visuals of classic horrors of the 1960s. Using the same technique these films employed, the true … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham Jones Releases THREE MILES PAST Disturbing Novella Collection

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A collection of three powerfully disturbing novellas by multiple award-winning author, Stephen Graham Jones. There are lines that probably shouldn’t be crossed, doors that should stay shut, thoughts that shouldn’t be considered. In these three novellas by Stephen Graham Jones, the dead talk, ancient evil opens its eyes, and that guy across the parking lot, he’s watching you, and has been for a while now. Lock the door, tell yourself it’s nothing, turn the radio … Continue reading

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Dark Hall Press is Proud to Present EXOSKELETON

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First time author Shane Stadler has crafted a sinister tale of sci-fi horror. A convicted felon is given a choice following his sentencing… Serve a twenty-five year conventional prison term, or spend 365 days in a new, experimental corrections program… He opts for the latter, only to find he has made a horrible mistake. A dark tale of science spun dangerously out of control, EXOSKELETON will leave even the most jaded of readers quaking in … Continue reading

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Lighthouse Pictures Presents Mirror Image

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Last October Jason S. Lockard’s Lighthouse Pictures took us on a journey into a man’s nightmarish past with SOLUS. Now August 18th, 2012 Jason S. Lockard brings us….. Mirror Image.  Two men! Two Different Paths! One a Preacher! One a Killer! But these two have something in common they are mirror images of one another…. What happens when their paths cross will alter each man’s life forever. Pastor Jason S. Lockard stars in the duel … Continue reading

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Announcing the Mad Monster Party Carolina Challenge!

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Charlotte, NC – The South’s premiere horror, sci-fi and fantasy convention – the Mad Monster Party – is returning on March 22nd – 24th, 2013. Last year’s convention saw the screening of several amazing works including the Fantastic Tales of the Unknown, Pyschic Brats, and Patrick Rea’s Nailbiter which went on to win “Best Horror” and was reviewed in Fangoria magazine and has since gone on to win awards at festivals across the country. The … Continue reading

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Indie horror comic ‘Drop Dead Dangerous’ now on Kindle!

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Drop Dead Dangerous – Volume 1 is now available for digital readers on the Amazon Kindle! This Exclusive Edition collects the first three issues of the series with newly added and enhanced artwork, and additional bonus materials. At a whopping 117 pages, the digital-only release includes a cover gallery, pin-ups, character design sketches and an interview with the creators for just $4.99. A macabre murder mystery manga by Chad Cabrera and Mike Banting, Drop Dead … Continue reading

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“Midnight Hour” goes back to school for a lesson in terror this August

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Season four of the cult TV series, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour” wraps in August with an axe-swinging, limb-wrenching new entry called “Secret of the Blood Children.” In it, four college students planning to spend Spring break at a lonely cottage run over a man en route. Fearing retribution, one of them kills him to ensure the futures of each. Months later, they begin to realize he may not be as dead as they thought. … Continue reading

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Book Two of Zombie Trilogy Now Available

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Author Anthony Izzo announces that Wildfire, Book Two of The Dead Land Trilogy, is now available for Amazon Kindle. From the book’s Amazon page: The terrifying Dead Land Trilogy continues. After a night of terror in the small town of Anderson, the spread of the Wildfire virus continues. The infected continue to grow in numbers, and the virus begins to show up in cities. Sheriff Emma Ross and the survivors of the initial outbreak are … Continue reading

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Trailer: Creepy Croquet (2012)

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Trailer: Creepy Croquet (2012) Have you ever wondered how Monsters amuse themselves when you’re not looking? . Are all Monsters such “Beings” that never enjoy their unfortunate existence? She thinks not, so this short film presents the possible alternative aspects of the every day activity of these creatures. There’s magical Vampires that create their very own swashbuckling opponents. An Equestrian that loses more than its Head! Umpire officials from Her Majesty’s court of Funeral directors … Continue reading

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The Legend of Seven Toe Maggie Official Teaser Trailer Released!

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Blackflight Studios, of Cordele GA is proud to announce the release of an Official teaser trailer for its feature horror/thriller film, “The Legend of Seven Toe Maggie”. The film stars, Mandi Christine Kerr, Chase Steven Anderson, Christina Pykles, Josh Sinyard, Jessie Bockenek. The Legend of Seven Toe Maggie is the story of a real urban legend in South GA, involving an old church off the outskirts of town said to be haunted by the ghost … Continue reading

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Tiffany Apan’s “Driving Nowhere” Wins – 16th Intern. Indie Gathering Film Festival

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A second win at the International Indie Gathering Film Festival is in the cards for singer/songwriter/actress/producer/writer, Tiffany Apan. In 2010, her music video for her adaptation of “Scarborough Fair” off of her debut album POET won Best Music Video in the Open Music Video Category at the festival. This year her gothic supernatural thriller, “Driving Nowhere,” won Best Horror Short Script. The film is currently in production with Apan’s production company Poets Labyrinth Productions in … Continue reading

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“Midnight Hour” sets off its own fireworks in July

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Thriller-genre television shows may be on hiatus for the summer with one exception as July ushers in the latest entry of the cult TV series, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour.” “Bad Boys Go to Hell” tells the offbeat story of young Tracey (Amerie Novosad), a high school misfit who is bullied by day and ostracized by her own family at night (with one unfortunate exception). Little do her hateful classmates suspect that Tracey is in … Continue reading

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Horror is Wet and Squishy in Big Pulp’s Summer Issue

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Briny creatures invade Philadelphia in Jason Radak’s “Deep Flux,” one of the many horror highlights in the Summer 2012 issue of Big Pulp (ISBN: 978-0-9836449-3-4). “You’ll never look at sushi the same way again,” remarked Bill Olver, Big Pulp editor. “Deep Flux” begins with a chance encounter between a children’s speech therapist and a stranger oozing octopus ink, and builds to a nauseating, horrifying climax in an elementary school classroom. Also in this issue’s horror … Continue reading

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Scarecrow at Midnight to Screen at Fright Night Film Fest

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Louisville, KY — Bruce Campbell, Cory Feldman and Tommy Lee Wallace will be on hand over the weekend of June 29th – July 1st as Mutantville Productions screens Scarecrow at Midnight on Friday night at 9:15pm in the French Room at the Fright Night Film Fest. This special screening of Scarecrow at Midnight is part of a double bill also featuring Patrick Rea’s Nailbiter! This will be the most electrifying double feature of independent horror … Continue reading

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Dad says “I love you” with a Chainsaw – Lee Martin The Midnight Hour

This month, “Lee Martin’s The Midnight Hour” pays homage to dads everywhere with an all-new episode that shows even chainsaw-wielding mass murderers can have the best of intentions. In “How I Dismembered Your Mother,” an unbalanced man (Didrik Davis) goes on a deadly rampage when his whining wife (Valerie Clare) announces her plans to leave him with their young son (Joe Cipriano) in tow. Drama, dismemberings and death follow. (See the trailer at http://youtu.be/nMfVECshcC4) For … Continue reading

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