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New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival September 2017 Tickets on Sale Now

Bringing Filmmakers and Celebrities Together in an Awesome, Three-Day Event Held Twice a Year The New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival premiered in March in Edison, NJ. It will be held again in Central New Jersey and is set to be an even bigger event than the first. For starters, among the personalities scheduled to appear are a reunion …

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Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights to Debut THE SHINING Maze in September 2017

May 23, 2017 is the 37th anniversary of the release of Stanley Kubrick’s film version of Stephen King’s novel The Shining and it has come to our attention that Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights will follow up their tribute to William Friedkin’s The Exorcist with an attraction for Mr. Kubrick’s film that replicates the hedge maze.  The attraction is due …

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Donnie Darko (2002) Re-Release Beginning This Week

Donnie Darko, the 2002 darling of the Sundance Film Festival, has undergone a 4K digital restoration and will be released in selected theaters for a theatrical run on March 31, 2017, and followed by a 2-disc Blu-ray release of both the theatrical cut and the slightly longer director’s cut.  From the press release: Richard Kelly’s Donnie Darko Returns to Theaters …

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Michael Mann’s THE KEEP at Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema

Michael Mann’s little-scene film, The Keep (1983), was much-maligned when it opened on Friday, December 16th, 1983.  At 97 minutes, it was dismissed as a cursory telling of F. Paul Wilson’s mammoth 1981 novel of the same name.  Since then, it has acquired somewhat of a cult following, and even received a letterboxed laserdisc release from Pioneer LDCA in 1993.  …

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Amanda Wyss, Cast and Crew of Thommy Hutson’s THE ID, Signing Autographs October 23, 2016 in Los Angeles

Thommy Hutson is no stranger to the horror film community.  He has built up a fan base with his exhaustive and excellent documentaries His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009), Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010), Scream: The Inside Story (2011), and More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead (2011).  His latest project …

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TCM’s Star of the Month of October is Christopher Lee

Turner Classic Movies’ Star of the Month (SOTM) for October is Sir Christopher Lee.  TCM will be screening 42 films this month, starting with his rarely-seen 1998 outing Jinnah, which has been licensed to TCM by his dear friend, film distributor and film authority Douglas Dunning.  Jinnah will have its world television premiere on October 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm …

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Westgate Gallery Movie Poster Sale Extended to September 26th

Last week I reported that WestgateGallery.com, a terrific movie poster site that offers some truly beautiful vintage film posters for sale, was offering their entire inventory for 40% off (with an additional 5% off for HorrorNews.net readers by using the secret code 45Off).  It has now come to my attention that the sale has been extended to Monday, September 26th …

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