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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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Westgate Gallery Offers Beautiful Vintage Genre Movie Posters at 45% Discount

WestgateGallery.com is a terrific movie poster site that offers some truly beautiful vintage film posters for sale, most remarkably in the area of giallo and horror films from directors Dario Argento, Sergio Martino, Albert DeMartino, Juan Antonio Bardem, Maurizio Lucidi, and Mario Bava. There are also some phenomenal adult film posters from the 1970’s and 1980’s that feature Seka, Ginger …

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Dario Argento’s OPERA Due for Blu-ray from Scorpion Releasing

Arguably the last great movie made by Italian horror film maestro director Dario Argento, Opera, made in 1987, is another glaring omission from the current list of horror films available on Blu-ray. This will all change soon as Scorpion Releasing has announced that they are currently working on a high definition master for the film. The possible specs for this …

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You Have Been Warned…THE OMEN 40th Anniversary Screening in LA

The Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills will hosting a 40th anniversary screening of Richard Donner’s 1976 thriller The Omen, which stars Gregory Peck, Lee Remick and David Warner.  The 101-minute film will be screened at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  This is a rare screening and a wonderful opportunity to see it on the big screen. …

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