News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

Into the Labyrinth and Mind of Guillermo Del Toro

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A Tribute Art Exhibit to Del Toro’s Films

 Hyaena Gallery – Burbank, CA
Curated by Chogrin

July 1 through July 31, 2013

Opening Night Reception on July 6th

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Exhumed Films Motorcycle Double Feature

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FINAL FRIDAY FILMS AT THE MAUSOLEUM

A new monthly 16mm double-feature from Exhumed Films and Cinedelphia.com

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25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play with Tom Holland

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Academy Award winning composer Joe Renzetti (Child’s Play, Frankenhooker, The Buddy Holly Story) will be joining Director Tom Holland for our 25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play this Saturday, June 22nd at Parx Casino! Spread the word, tell your friends (’til the end), this is one event you surely won’t want to miss!

These AWESOME Limited Edition Silk Screen Prints for our 25th Anniversary screening of Child’s Play (designed by Ralph … Continue reading

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SCAREANORMAL: Horror, Paranormal, Pop Culture Expo – Fresno June 28-30.

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Scareanormal: Fresno, a 3 day convention/exposition event celebrating the Worlds of Horror and Cult cinema, Paranormal Investigations and exploration, Comics, Science Fiction and Pop Culture will invade Fresno on June 28-30.  The event will feature dozens of celebrities from these Worlds, participating in signings, meet and greets and interactive panels, as well as vendors, film screenings, and additional  activities.

Scareanormal boasts a huge celebrity talent list capped off with Fresno native and horror … Continue reading

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con Programming Schedule 2013

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NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2013 – Interactive Q&A sessions featuring celebrities Stan Lee, William Shatner, Henry Winkler, John Barrowman, Manu Bennett and stars of “Charmed” and “Firefly,” a full slate of comics-themed panels, evening parties and movie screenings are some of the highlights of a comprehensive schedule of programming at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

DON’T FORGET HORRORNEWS.NET IS STILL … Continue reading

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Ticket Giveaway for Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con !

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con
May 30 – June 2, 2013
Pennsylvania Convention Center

HorrorNews.net will be at Wizard World Comic Con in Philadelphia and we want YOU to be there too.  We have (2) passes for the 2013 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Thursday, May 30 – Sunday, June 2, 2013.  For a chance to win, please email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put “Wizard World” … Continue reading

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21 Day Filmmaking Competition

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Submit Your Film!
Now accepting international animated and live-action shorts, features, and webseries in student and adult categories! We are an IMDB-qualifying festival!

Make a short in 21-Days, Received a Theatrical Exhibition!

Think you can create an original short in 3 weeks and take home the trophy after a weekend of amazing theatrical screenings?

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Vintage Toys Pop Culture Auction – April 28

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Blacksparrow Auctions is pleased to announce the Vintage Toys & Pop Culture Auction, to be held at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on April 28, 2013. The live auction features over 250 artifacts from popular culture as depicted in television, film, comics and children’s literature. A select variety of toys, comics and artwork from the auction catalog will be on display at C2E2.

The featured items in the sale include the original … Continue reading

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Boston Comic Con 2013 Preview

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The sixth annual 2013 Boston Comic Con will take place on April 20th and 21st at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. I’ll be in attendance, and I’m quite looking forward to it, as it’s shaping up to be a great time. Two of the biggest names attached to the event are “The Walking Dead” stars Lauren Cohan (who plays Maggie) and Jon Bernthal (who plays Shane). They’ll be meeting fans all … Continue reading

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The Zombie Run Hits Philadelphia This Weekend

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THE ZOMBIE RUN

The first shipment of C-894 has made its way to Philadelphia.

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Park
Packet Pick-Up: April 5 and 6 at Philadelphia Runner (1601 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Age Limit None! If you’re old enough to run, then you’re old enough to run from zombies!!

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Millennicon 27: Adventures of a Horror Dork in Sci-Fi-dom

because it isn't a Sci-Fi convention unless there's a Tardis.

As I write this, Horrorhound Cincinnati is going on about 5 miles from me. While some greats are there, like Sergio Stivaletti, Tom Di Zarn and Charles band are there, I am not. Why, you ask, would a dork of horror such as yourself miss such an illustrious gathering? Simply put, I spent all my money at Millenicon and I couldn’t be happier.

If you don’t already know, Millenicon is … Continue reading

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Horror Returns to Orange County with New Film Festival

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The Everybody Dies Horror Film Festival, Orange County, California’s ONLY horror film festival is coming back in September 2013!  The fest is calling out to all horror filmmakers to submit their short or feature film through their web site, www.EverybodyDiesFilmFest.com.

“The films we screened at our 2012 festival were incredible” says EDHFF co-founder Sara Parrell.  “We can’t wait to see what the independent horror … Continue reading

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Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con 2013 Line Up

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Nathan Fillion, Stan Lee, Summer Glau, WWE® Superstars John Cena® And Daniel Bryan® Among Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, May 30 – June 2

Pop Culture Festival At Pa. Convention Center Also To Feature ‘The Walking Dead’ Stars Michael Rooker and Norman Reedus, William Shatner, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Superstar Comics Creators

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 19, 2013 – “Castle” Star Nathan Fillion, fellow “Serenity” and Firefly headliner … Continue reading

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Rare Screening of Kill Bill – The Whole Bloody Affair

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Exhumed Films presents
Kill Bill – The Whole Bloody Affair (Cannes Cut): Tenth Anniversary Screening

2003 / 35mm / dir. Quentin Tarantino

TWO SCREENINGS:
Friday, June 21 at 8:00pm
Saturday, June 22 at 8:00pm

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Watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 With Bill Moseley

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Exhumed Films Presents: TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2, hosted by Bill Moseley!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Doors at 7:30 pm, Show at 8:00pm – $10
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2
1986 / Dir. Tobe Hooper / 35mm
The first of what would eventually become a string of sequels, remakes, and reboots of remakes, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2 is by far the most entertaining … Continue reading

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Wizard World announces WWE top superstars to slam into Philadelphia Comic Con

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WWE® Superstars John Cena® And Daniel Bryan® To Attend Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con on May 30, June 1, 2013

Duo Continues Run Of Top WWE® Talent At Wizard World Shows In 2013; Join Celebrity Roster With Stan Lee, Summer Glau, William Shatner At Pennsylvania Convention Center

NEW YORK, January 31, 2013 – Wizard World has fast become the place for fans to meet top WWE® stars, continuing this May/June with appearances … Continue reading

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Film Festival: Nick Zedd and The Cinema of Transgression Festival at Glasshouse, NYC ‏

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NICK ZEDD & THE CINEMA OF TRANSGRESSION

Just a quick heads up for anyone who can make it to New York in the next few days. Nick Zedd and The Cinema of Transgression Festival will be there from January 15-19. Full details, including schedule below… Don’t miss it.

9pm-late all nights

Glasshouse 246 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211(G to Broadway, M to Lorimer, or L/G to Metropolitan-Lorimer)

Entrance is free (suggested donation of $10 … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2012 NYC Horror Film Festival: Day One

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New York City has had a bad couple of weeks. Both Hurricane Sandy & Nor’easter Athena unleashed their wrath on the city & it’s five boroughs. But the late Michael J. Hein’s dream of NYC having it’s own horror film festival lives on despite mother nature’s best efforts to thwart it. The combined efforts of some very dedicated people have brought the festival back after a year off and it’s bigger and better than ever! … Continue reading

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Convention Report: Rock and Shock 2012

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Rock and Shock is an annual horror convention that takes place every October in Worcester, MA. Its ninth incarnation occurred on October 12-14, and I was on hand for all three days. Perhaps the biggest draw this year was former Kiss drummer Peter Criss, who had his own private signing room. Other celebrity guests included Danny Trejo (Machete), Tony Todd (Candyman), Doug Bradely (Hellraiser), Sid Haig (The Devil’s Rejects), Bill Moseley (The Devil’s … Continue reading

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Woodsmen Reunite at Satanic Rave 14 on Halloween Night

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Satanic Rave 14 at JC Dobbs featuring the return of THE WOODMEN!

Halloween – The Night Jabber Came Home ( Philadelphia will never be the same again ).  Oct. 31st, 2012

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Rock and Shock 2012 Convention Preview

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I’ve been counting down the days all year, and it’s finally here this weekend! Rock and Shock 2012 will take place will take place October 12-14 at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. As a horror fan from Massachusetts, I look forward to the convention every year.

This year’s list of guests is quite impressive and diverse. Celebrities in attendance will include such notable names as Danny Trejo (From Dusk Til Dawn), Heather Langenkamp (A … Continue reading

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