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Interview: Steven Kostanski – Director (Manborg)

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As a member of Canadian Film Collective ASTRON 6, Writer/Director Steven Kostanski is responsible for unleashing last year’s demented “FATHER’S DAY”. If you haven’t caught up to it just yet it’s the tender tale of a man who is frantically hunting down the maniac who murdered his father, Chris Fuchman AKA The Father’s Day Killer. If you think about his last name you can figure out what it is that Chris does to his victims … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mama (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years…. but how did they survive all alone in the wilderness? And were they really alone? REVIEW: January & February are the months during which Hollywood dumps the films that have either been laying around for a few years or newer films that they just know suck the big one and want … Continue reading

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Film Review: Oblivion (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. REVIEW: I dig Sci-Fi films, I really do. I’ve seen good ones, bad ones & all the ones in between. And I was all ready to enjoy “OBLIVION” which was written & directed by Joseph Kosinski (“TRON: LEGACY”) & stars Tom Cruise, I really was. The promos for it looked fantastic with jaw dropping visuals … Continue reading

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Film Review: 13 Eerie (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to everyone, the site was formally used as an illegal biological testing grounds for life-term criminals who were left for dead. But are they really dead or just waiting for some new flesh to munch on? REVIEW: Another week…another “Zombies On The Rampage” movie to watch! … Continue reading

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Interview: Aleksander Nordaas – Director (Thale)

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Director Aleksander Nordaas has been making short films & TV movies in his native Norway since 2005. His latest production “THALE” tells the story of Leo & Elvis, a pair of crime scene cleanup workers who find a woman who is actually a mythological creature (Called a Huldra) in the basement of a house they’re working in. They soon find themselves besieged by someone or something outside of the house they’re in and not only … Continue reading

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Film Review: Easter Casket (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: All hell breaks loose when Peter Cottontail aka The Easter Bunny hears that the Catholic Church is about to do away with all Easter rituals not pertaining directly to the resurrection of Christ. With Father Asher (A warrior priest) hot on his trail Cottontail starts a rampage leaving the bodies of the clergy (and a few schoolgirls) in his wake. Can Asher stop him before its too late? REVIEW: Dustin Wayde Mills, the creator … Continue reading

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Interview: Jamie Kennedy – Producer/Actor (A Resurrection)

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The name Jamie Kennedy is known & loved to all who are devotees of the “SCREAM” franchise (He portrayed Randy Meeks in parts 1-3 to be precise). But he’s been acting professionally since 1989 (DEAD POETS SOCIETY) & he’s also written films like 2003′s “MALIBU’S MOST WANTED”. He’s a very familiar face on TV as both an actor & producer (THE JAMIE KENNEDY EXPERIMENT, ENTOURAGE, EUREKA, THE GHOST WHISPERER) & his production company, JAMIE KENNEDY … Continue reading

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Interview: Andrew Weiner – Director (The Frankenstein Theory)

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Director Andrew Weiner’s latest film has a fascinating premise: What if the Frankenstein monster wasn’t a fictional story? What if it really existed? What if it still exists today and if so where is it? A combination of found footage & traditional film styles it dares to ask & answer those very questions. Horrornews.net spoke with him about the ideas behind the film & some of the controversy surrounding it. Horrornews.net: I have to admit … Continue reading

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Interview: Matt Orlando – Director (A Resurrection)

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First time director Matt Orlando’s debut feature “A RESURRECTION” tells the story of a down to earth high school psychologist (Mischa Barton) who tries to help a mentally ill student (Jonathan Michael Trautmann) who actually believes his brother is returning from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him in a senseless hit & run. Also starring Devon Sawa & (in his last film appearance) Michael Clarke Duncan, it’s a gripping film with … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jurassic Park 3D (1993/2013)

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SYNOPSIS: During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. REVIEW: I remember the excitement I felt when I bought tickets to see “JURASSIC PARK” for the first time in 1993. Back then it was THE movie to see, with effects like no film before it. Steven Spielberg (with the help of some cutting edge CGI) made the world believe that dinosaurs could … Continue reading

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Free FANGORIA screenings of “SHADOW PEOPLE” and “STITCHES”

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WALKING DEAD star Dallas Roberts will host FANGORIA’s free screening of his nightmarish fact-based horror film SHADOW PEOPLE this coming Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. This special showing will be held at New York City’s Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, off University Place). Besides playing Governor confidant Milton Mamet on THE WALKING DEAD, Roberts has also appeared in the genre films THE GREY, JOSHUA, TELL TALE and the SISTERS remake. In SHADOW PEOPLE, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. REVIEW: Why oh why did Hollywood decide that a prequel to “The Wizard Of Oz” (1939) was necessary? We got more than a few sequels already (1985′s “RETURN TO OZ” being the most egregious of the lot), a remake of sorts (1978′s “THE WIZ”) & a slew of animated features … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. REVIEW: The story of “Jack & the Beanstalk” is one of the most fabled of all fairy tales but it’s been awhile since Hollywood tackled it and it’s never seen a production as epic as director Bryan Singer’s latest film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: Six long years after their last appearance, Gizmo & company are back! But they’re no longer in Kingston Falls, they’re in NYC and have taken over a giant skyscraper as they continue their hi-jinks. Now as they are preparing to go wild on the streets of NYC, who is going to stop them? And how?

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Interview: Caitlin Gerard (Smiley)

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Actress Caitlin Gerard attended UCLA where she majored in English with a concentration in creative writing. She is multilingual, fluent in German, French and English. She also attended the LycĂ©e International of Los Angeles for many years, then graduated from Malibu High School in 2006. She had small roles in “The Social Network”, “The Awakening” & “Magic Mike” but now she’s headlining in the just released to home video “Smiley”. She plays Ashley, a mentally … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gremlins (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A boy inadvertently breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. REVIEW: I was but an innocent teenager when I managed to finagle my way into a free screening of Joe Dante’s amazing “Gremlins”. Well, actually I wasn’t all that innocent but it sounded good didn’t it? I used the word “Innocent” because this movie still has that quality to it, it’s … Continue reading

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