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Special Sir Christopher Lee Tribute Screening of THE FOUR MUSKETEERS (1975) in Los Angeles

Richard Lester’s film The Four Musketeers is  celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. With an all-star cast that includes Oliver Reed, Faye Dunaway, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York, and Sir Christopher Lee, the film will be shown on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at 7:00 pm as a special tribute to Sir Christopher as well as part of the theatre’s ...

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Book Review: VHS Video Cover Art – Author Thomas Hodge

As a movie lover for the better part of forty years, one of the most important aspects in my overall enjoyment of a film is my impression of it through the film’s advertising campaign, usually through the coming attractions trailer but mostly through the advertising artwork, also known as the movie poster. When I was growing up in the 1970’s, ...

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Sir Christopher Lee Film JINNAH Gets Distribution Deal

In keeping with the last wishes of his dear friend Sir Christopher Lee, actor, producer, 70mm camera operator, film authority extraordinaire, adventurer, stunt man and now distributor Douglas Dunning has signed with Vision Films & Jamil Dehlavi for the North American theatrical rights for one year to release Sir Christopher’s 1998 film Jinnah.  The goal is to raise $300,000.00. This is ...

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Make-Up Artist Rick Baker Announces Retirement in the Face of CGI

Seven-time Oscar winner Rick Baker, the make-up artist of many films including King Kong (1976), Star Wars (1977), The Funhouse (1981), Videodrome (1983), and Ed Wood (1994), announced his retirement from show business last week citing a drop in demand for his services. Since the industry-wide shift to computer-generated imagery (CGI for short) which permits movies to be made much ...

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Saturday Nightmares Groovie Horror Event – DAWN OF THE DEAD Screening

The Saturday Nightmares Groovie Horror Event will take place in Jersey City this Saturday, May 2, 2015. The convention opens at 1:00 pm at runs until midnight, however some of the festivities will start at 11:30 am. It will be held at the beautiful Landmark Loews’ Jersey Theatre at 54 Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ, opposite the train station. The ...

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Actor Geoffrey Lewis Passes Away at Age 79

Veteran character actor Geoffrey Lewis, known to genre fans for his roles as Mike Ryerson in Tobe Hooper’s Salem‘s Lot (1979), Terry McKeen in Brett Leonard’s The Lawnmower Man (1992), Stubbs in Dan Curtis’s Trilogy of Terror II (1996), and as Roy Sullivan in Rob Zombie’s The Devil‘s Rejects (2005), passed away on April 7th in Woodland Hills, CA at ...

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David Lynch ERASERHEAD and TWIN PEAKS News

Rumors have been circulating regarding the reboot of David Lynch’s cult television show Twin Peaks and while fans were hoping that the outcome would be favorable, at this point in time it is being reported that Mr. Lynch has walked away from the Showtime project. Apparently, after 16 months of discussions, there was not enough money offered to do the ...

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Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo’s 25th Anniversary Show

April 24 through 26, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of New Jersey’s one and only Chiller Theatre Toy, Model and Film Expo in Parsippany, NJ. Having started out as Horror-Thon ’90 in October of that year, the show has become enormous, showcasing vendors and celebrities from all over the globe. Just a smattering of some of the expected guests for ...

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