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Film Review: Blood on the Highway (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: After a gastrointestinal mishap with their map, three twenty-somethings on a road-trip accidentally wander into Fate, Texas, only to find the town populated by bloodthirsty, dimwitted vampires. A brutal run-in with two carnivorous convenience store clerks leads the three to take refuge with the town’s only surviving humans and prepare for battle with an army of the undead. REVIEW: From within the first 5 minutes when Bone picks up some dogsh*t and throws it … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fiming the Fantastic – A Guide to Visual Effects – Author Mark Sawicki

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FILMING THE FANTASTIC: A GUIDE TO VISUAL EFFECTS CINEMATOGRAPHY (PAPERBACK) Written by Mark Sawicki Published by Focal Press Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black / White / color images – 312 pages Price: $47.95 I’ve had my share of work in the FX and movie industry, so I’m always on the lookout for great books that offer alot. I had heard about “Filming the Fantastic” that seemed to escape me at local book stores. As most … Continue reading

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I Spit on Your Grave: ‘Brutally Shocking’ 1-sheet

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A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead.

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Book Review: Serial Killer Cinema – Author Robert Cettll

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SERIAL KILLER CINEMA: AN ANALYTICAL FILMOGRAPHY WITH AN INTRODUCTION (Paperback) Author Robert Cettl Published by McFarland & Company Publication Date: 2007 Format: Black /White – 566 pages Price: $50 It only takes but a passing glance through this packed volume to know there is a wealth of worth to this book. With 566 pages, this 7×10″ with a 1.25″ inch width edition covering over 500 films covers alot of ground. The price tag of $50 … Continue reading

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List: Top 13 Most Memorable Horror Quotes

The 13 Most Memorable Horror Movie Quotes You know that feeling you get when you pull the trigger of the shotgun you had pressed against the gnashing teeth of a zombie and his brains blast out the back of its skull with a clap of thunder and flash of lightning and you mumble under your breath the greatest thing anybody could ever have said and it only works in that exact situation but the only … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Tales From the Crypt – Issue 8 – Author Stefan Petrucha

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TALES FROM THE CRYPT #8: DIARY OF A STINKY DEAD KID (TALES FROM THE CRYPT GRAPHIC NOVELS) By Stefan Petrucha – (Author), Maia Kinney-Petrucha (Author), John L. Lansdale (Author), Rick Parker (Illustrator), Miran Kim (Illustrator), James Romberger (Illustrator), Marguerite Van Cook (Illustrator) Published by Papercutz Publication Date: 2009 Format: Color – 96 pages Retail $12.95 each Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid is the latest release by Papercutz, who have specialized in the Tales from … Continue reading

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The Green Hornet: keeps the 1-sheets flying

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A  new sheet to gear you up for more from the retro heroes Source: IMPA

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Video Nasties: The Covers – part 1 – A Visual list

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Presenting the entire legendary collection of Video Nasties Box cover art. At one time the most disturbing horror titles on the market (and off)

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Films with Aliens in Them (A-Z)

Note: List to be updated in future 20 Million Miles to Earth 2001: A Space Odyssey 2010 Abbott and Costello Go to Mars Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe Aelita Alien Alien: Resurrection Alien Autopsy Alien Hunter Alien Intruder Alien Nation Alien Planet Aliens Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Alien vs. Predator Alien³ Allegro Non Troppo Alone in the Dark A Trip to the Moon Bad Taste Barbarella Battle Beyond the Stars Battlefield Earth Battlestar Galactica Ben … Continue reading

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Demon Names A-Z Collection List

This is a list of demons, including both specific demons (e.g. Satan) and types of demons (e.g. succubus). The names of many demons have several spellings.  (Still under research – may not be entirely complete) Aamon (Christian demonology) Abaddon (Christian demonology) Abalam (Christian demonology) Abraxas (Gnosticism) Ad-Dajjal (a.k.a. Dajjal) (Islamic eschatology) Adramelech (Assyrian mythology) Aeshma (Zoroastrianism) Af (Jewish mythology) Agaliarept (Jewish mythology) Agares (Christian demonology) Agiel (Jewish mythology) Agramon (Christian demonology) Ahriman/Angra Mainyu (Zoroastrianism) Aim … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 99

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RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE #99 Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 126 pages Price: $9.95 Rue Morgue hits the streets posting the ever iconic Freddy vs Freddy cover ..beautifully painted referring to the Englund Freddy and the 2010 Haley Freddy. More than just a social metaphor, the issue actually has a call in with both actors answering questions in relation to the franchise and changes made. Very cool to say the … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 98

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RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE #98 Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 126 pages Price: $9.95 Issue 98 celebrates the memory of Paul Naschy who passed away in Nov of 2009. His legacy leaves a performance of several characters such as the wolfman, a hunchback, Count Dracula, a mummy— with several others. 7 pages worth and smattering of tasty images makes this a welcome farewell to a major horror contributor. The feature … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 102

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RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE #102 Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 70 pages Price: $9.95 If that possessed demon on the cover doesn’t get you motivated for REC2 I don’t know what will? The cover calls out the “unholy face of new Spanish Horror” and I for one am digging this fresh direction. REC 1 thrilled audiences and now REC 2 comes at us with even greater fright filled horror scares. … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Rue Morgue Magazine – Issue 100

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RUE MORGUE MAGAZINE #100 Published by MARRS MEDIA INC. Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 126 pages Price: $9.95 When a horror magazine can proudly display 100th issue in this sorrid economy without having to close the doors first…it’s a really good sign. Not only do consumers lack the funds to shell out $10 an issue but are wondering where there next t meal may come from. Though the horror genre has always been strong … Continue reading

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Book Review: Real Vampires, Night Stalkers – Author Brad Steiger

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REAL VAMPIRES, NIGHT STALKERS AND CREATURES FROM THE DARKSIDE (PAPERBACK) Written by Brad Steiger Published by Visible Ink Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 320 pages Price: $24.95 While there are several books about vampires on the market, its always good to come across one that doesn’t just focus on the cinema version vampires. Brad Steiger’s latest book is called “Real Vampires, Night Stalkers, and creatures from the Dark side”. Looking at the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Run for Cover – The Art of Derek Riggs – Author Martin Popoff

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RUN FOR COVER: THE ART OF DEREK RIGGS (PAPERBACK) Author Martin Popoff (Author), Derek Riggs (Foreword) Art by Derek Riggs Published by Aardvark Publishing Publication Date: 2006 Format: Color – 179 pages Retail $50 each ($50 for unsigned and $65 for signed/numbered) “Run for Cover: The Art of Derek Riggs” is an amazing book by one of the most recognized cover artists to emerge. Looking thru the book, can’t be accomplished without flashbacking to a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rhinehoth – Author Brian E. Niskala

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RHINEHOTH Author Brian E. Niskala Published by CreateSpace Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black /White – 178 pages Price: $9.99 Werewolves and vampires are the gruesome monsters of some of our favorite scary stories but in Brian E. Niskala’s Rhinehoth they are even more spontaneous and creepy. Rhinehoth is aptly titled for it’s the name of the prison where our main character Simon is sentenced to go after a botched jewel heist. This prison is, however, … Continue reading

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Magazine Review: Spawn – Official Movie Magazine – Editor Anthony Timpone

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SPAWN: THE OFFICIAL MOVIE MAGAZINE Editor: Anthony Timpone Published by Starlog Group Publication Date: 1997 Format: Color – 67 pages Price: $5.99 – out of print Sometimes when digging thru old books and magazine you come across a few gems. One for me (at least at the time) was the announcement of a “Spawn” movie and an official movie magazine to go with it. I was deep into my collecting phase and had more spawn … Continue reading

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X Posse / Webhead announces ‘Family Secret’

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FAMILY SECRET (DVD) UPC #822928081097 / $19.99 SRP Street Date: March 22, 2011 Phyliss McGee was a wicked woman when she was alive, but now that she’s dead, she is far worse. Geno, the grandson of Phyliss, is reunited with his family after her death, but soon discovers that there’s something wrong — what appears to be the dead grandmother is going around with a meat cleaver in hand and butchering family members! Forced to … Continue reading

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I Spit on Your Grave 2010 – releases visceral trailer

Can’t think of a better way to sell a few copies than cramming it with chick gone wild footage, check out the new trailer which will have you saying…its only a movie…it’s only…

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Toxie – ‘Toxic Avenger’ makes top 30 most significant independent films

Recently, the Independent Film & Television Alliance published a list of the 30 most significant independent films of the last 30 years, and included THE TOXIC AVENGER in its Honorable Mention category! Ten films were chosen for each decade, from the 1980s, through the 1990s, until 2010. Among the works highlighted in the first ten years were such classic and notable titles as David Lynch’s BLUE VELVET and Steven Soderbergh’s SEX, LIES and VIDEOTAPE. THE … Continue reading

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