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Book Review: My Visit to Hell – Author Paul Thigpen

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MY VISIT TO HELL (PAPERBACK) Author Paul Thigpen Published by Creation House Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black /White – 320 pages Price: $12.99 I have long been a fan of “Dante’s Inferno” masterpiece. As confusing as it can get, the core story is an epic film in the making. I have to say I’ve just read another book which I feel the same way about. Although it is clearly derived from “Inferno” it is its own … Continue reading

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Absentia: tunnels thru with underground horror – trailer and sheet

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Fans of smart, character-driven horror get ready! Fallback Plan Productions is pleased to release the official trailer for their inaugural horror feature “Absentia,” starring Katie Parker (“Cut”), Courtney Bell, and Doug Jones (“Pan’s Labyrinth”). Written and directed by Mike Flanagan, best known for directing the award-winning horror short “Oculus” and writing the upcoming feature “Strain” (to be directed by “Saw V’s David Hackl,) “Absentia” is already enjoying glowing early reviews before it begins its tour … Continue reading

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Dr Dale’s Zombie Dictionary- now as kindle edition

Kindle Edition of the Zombie Dictionary is currently only £1 on amazon UK or $1.54 on Amazon US Here is a few illos from the release!

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Apex releases new zombie imprint ‘Asylum’

Apex Publications brand new zombie imprint TZF Books  has just released it’s first title: ASYLUM by Mark Allan Gunnells. About the book: Curtis, a young college student is dragged to his first gay club by his best friend Jimmy for a night of dancing, drinking and sex…at least until the dead start to rise and attack the club. Trapped inside the Asylum are a small band of survivors, including a drag queen, a male stripper, … Continue reading

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Joe R. Lansdale and ‘Christmas for the Dead’ heads to big screen

Joe R. Lansdale, prolific author of such notable stories as the “Hap and Leonard” series of novels, “The Bottom’s” and the unforgettable “Bubba Ho-Tep,” the first of his works to be made into a movie, is about to bring his very own zombies to the big screen. Lansdale’s latest short story, to be released in early 2011, is ready to be made into a movie: Christmas with the Dead. The author has previous undead entries … Continue reading

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Trom-app now available??

Want to stalk Toxie? Need to keep up with the Troma Team? Wonder what Lloyd Kaufman is eating for breakfast? Tromaville news can now be delivered directly to your iPad, iPhone or Android by downloading the Toxie App at the Troma.com homepage! Go to www.troma.com and scroll down. Click on the green Toxie icon labeled “Troma mobile” and follow the instructions. Then, revel in meeting fabulous Tromettes and Tromen, knowing Lloyd Kaufman’s every fowl movement, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Splatter Flicks – How to Make Low Budget Horror Films – Author Sara Caldwell

SPLATTER FLICKS: HOW TO MAKE LOW-BUDGET HORROR FILMS Written by Sara Caldwell Published by Allworth Press Publication Date: 2006 Format: Black /White – 224 pages Price: $19.95 If only I read this book back when I was making films…. Splatter flicks is a smart comprehensive read about the art and business of film making. The fact that it’s geared towards horror films is almost a matter of fact, as really its a film makers book … Continue reading

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Night Gallery (1970 – 1973) – TV Show Episodes List

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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings. Cast Members: Host: Rod Serling EPISODES: TV Pilot Episodes The Cemetery / Eyes / The Monster Who Wanted To Be A Fisherman (11/8/1969) The First Season 01… The Housekeeper / The Dead Man (12/16/1970) 02… The Nature Of The Enemy / The Little Black Bag / Room With A View (12/23/1970) 03… The House / Certain Shadows On The Wall (12/30/1970) 04… Clean Kills … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tales From the Crypt – Collectives 1-4

TALES FROM THE CRYPT – GRAPHIC NOVELS – 2008 Published by Papercutz Retail $7.97 each I loved these as a child and I still love them now. My latest review is a collection of Tales from the Crypt graphic novels I received being released by Papercutz. The first thing you’ll notice before even reading them is the nice stock and perfect reading size of these gems at 5 x 7.5. Retail priced at $7.97 each … Continue reading

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Reaper (2007 – 2009) – TV Show Episodes List

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On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies. A twenty-something slacker works as a bounty hunter for the devil after his parents sold his soul to the devil in their time of need. Read our Review of “Reaper” Season 1 Read our Review of “Reaper” Season 2 CAST: Bret Harrison Tyler Labine Rick … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pleidian Initiations of Light – Author Christine Day

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PLEIADIAN INITIATIONS OF LIGHT: A GUIDE TO ENERGETICALLY AWAKEN YOU TO THE PLEIADIAN PROPHECIES FOR HEALING AND RESURRECTION Author Christine Day Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Black /White – 192 pages Price: $21.99 Pleiadian Initiations of Light: is one bizarre book.  Author Christine Day has experienced something unique and wants to share it. While the book clearly falls into new age, extraterrestrial and religion….. its all of those and none at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man-Made Monsters – Author Bob Curran

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Bob Curran is my hero. He churns out these monster books like they were written in his own blood and spilled onto paper with the frequency of an active volcano. And best of all it is not your typical brand of recycled goods. It is smart, focused and informational, all in one. We have seen Bob take on vampires, ghouls and werewolves with new information that Van Helsing might even learn a thing or 2 … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Flesh and Spirit – Issue 1

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IN FLESH AND SPIRIT (comic) Written by Baron Miscurca Published byOvertone Comics Art by Alex Horley, David G. Williams, Jarreau Wimberly Publication Date: 2009 Format: B&W Price: $3.50 Gothic sensibility, Vampires, the undead, and rock and roll…what more can you ask for! “In Flesh and Spirit” is the title of this comic with story and concept by a fellow calling himself  Baron Miscuraca. Our debut introduces the origin of the vampire by the same name. Baron fronts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Haunted Spaces, Sacred Places – Author Brian Haughton

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HAUNTED SPACES, SACRED PLACES: A FIELD GUIDE TO STONE CIRCLES, CROP CIRCLES, ANCIENT TOMBS, AND SUPERNATURAL LANDSCAPES (PAPERBACK) Author Brian Haughton Published by New Page Books Publication Date: 2008 Format: Black /White – 224 pages Price: $15.99 For those of you who saw the movie “Indiana Jones and the Crystal skull” or “The Mummy 3″, know that these had some pretty fantastical stories or ancient cultures, magical places, locations in the world that harness extra … Continue reading

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Book Review: Produce Your Own Damn Movie! – Author Lloyd Kaufman

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PRODUCE YOUR OWN DAMN MOVIE! (YOUR OWN DAMN FILM SCHOOL {SERIES}) (PAPERBACK) Author Lloyd Kaufman Published by Focal Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black / White – 312 pages Price: $19.95 First question? Does this guy ever sleep? LLoyd Kaufman is as loony and prolific as they come. He also happens to be a damn fine business man. Well if I’m not mistaken, this is the 3rd book by LLoyd which is a follow up to this … Continue reading

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Film Review: And Soon the Darkness (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized. REVIEW: I’m a big fan of the “don’t stray too far in foreign countries” film circle, however the filmmakers of today either are trying to get a message to us or just love to re-do past themes to death. I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Raymond Did It: UNRATED trailer and One-Sheet

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Ladies and Gentlemen we are proud to present the UNRATED Raymond Did It trailer! When Bryce Rourke is accidentally killed in a playground scuffle, his friends blame his developmentally delayed older brother, Raymond, for the murder. Six years later, Raymond escapes from the state mental hospital to exact bloody revenge. Raymond Did It stars VH1 Scream Queens Lindsay Felton and Jessica Palette, indie horror icon Elissa Dowling, Steven Edwards, Jake Skiba, Ty Yaeger, and Kyle … Continue reading

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Film Review: Curious Stories, Crooked Symbols (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Anthology of award winning films including The Eyes of Edward James, The Demonology of Desire, and The Facts In the Case of Mister Hollow 2009 REVIEW: I had heard some good things about Rue Morgue’s founder Rod Gudino’s work, though you never can tell until you check it out for yourself. As the head of one of the few major print magazines in publication, Rod certainly has had his share of movie viewing and … Continue reading

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Film Review: D4 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: D4 follows a team of special ops mercenaries on a mission to rescue a kidnapped kid believed to be held in an abandoned government facility. Hired by the boy’s mother, a wealthy doctor with high reaching influence, all seems to be an easy job. But as things unfold, what was meant to be a simple search and rescue turns into a fight for survival. REVIEW: With a title like “D4″ it’s hard to come … Continue reading

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Film Review: BoogeyMan 3 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Although her best friend supposedly committed suicide, college student Sarah Morris (Erin Cahill) knows the girl’s wounds weren’t self-inflicted. But her insistence that the Boogeyman was to blame only prompts her roommates to think she’s losing her mind. Now, Sarah’s splitting her time between trying to convince her campus friends that their lives are in serious danger — and trying to save her own. REVIEW: Believe in the boogeyman and the boogeyman believes in … Continue reading

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Bill Moseley Puts His Mark On HOLY OAK

Bill Mosely was amongst the cast members announced to star in Busted Buggy Entertainment’s HOLY OAK. Other notable names in the cast include Courtney Daniels and AJ Bowen. HOLY OAK is the story of a Roanoke style disapearance of an entire settlement named HOLY OAK in Texas. More than a century later, when the descendant of the sole survivor returns to search for a missing loved one, she discovers that spirits still dwell within the … Continue reading

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