News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

Fangoria Annual Horror Movie Prop & Costume Auction




EL SEGUNDO (OCTOBER 7, 2010) – Premiere Props announced today they will be showcasing over 500 never-before-seen Halloween and horror props with Fangoria Entertainment as part of Fangoria’s Annual Horror Movie Prop and Costume Live Auction … Continue reading

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Artist/Illustrator Bill Plympton to sign at Dark Delicacies

On Sunday October 31st at 2:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will hold a signing for award-winning Illustrator Bill Plympton.

Bill will be speaking along with signing posters for his new film Idiots and Angels.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) 556-6660 or via the website at

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Abertoir Horror Festival Announces Fifth Birthday Schedule

Wales’ National Horror Festival, Abertoir has announced its 2010 line up.

The festival which runs between Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 November at Aberystwyth Arts Centre will show more than twenty films, including UK premieres, cult screenings and classics from around the world, as well as a whole host of special guests, talks, masterclasses, live music and theatre events. Enthusiastic fans will flock to the seaside town for a programme that is guaranteed to be … Continue reading

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Horror Realm Independent Grindhouse 2

Horror Realm Presents Second Independent Grindhouse Program on November 6

Featuring two indie horror feature films, a short, trailers & giveaways

Pittsburgh, PA – October 24, 2010 – In response to rave reviews from its first Independent Grindhouse program in the spring of 2010, Horror Realm and Bastards of Horror are once again teaming up to present an evening of independent horror. Independent Grindhouse 2 is slated for November 6, 2010 at 10 PM at … Continue reading

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The British Horror Film Festival – Announces Horror Nominations

BRITISH HORROR FILM FESTIVAL – Announces Horror Nominations

The British Horror Film Festival has a number of films up for awards!

Bournemouth Pier Theatre is preparing for the first British Horror Film Festival on Saturday 30th October and the official list of nominations has now been announced! Festival Director Stuart Brennan has said that choosing the films up for awards was very difficult: “We‟ve had some incredible entries this year and some … Continue reading

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2010 NYC Comic Con

Screenshot from Undead Nightmare

New York City’s residents aren’t exactly known for being conservative in their fashion sense. However, even in the city that never sleeps, it was easy to tell as I walked the streets of Manhattan that I was getting closer to the site of the 2010 New York Comic Convention.  As I approached, I spotted fans dressed as comic book icons with intensifying frequency. Avatar, The Incredible Hulk, The Predator — they were all present on … Continue reading

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Tony Gleeson and Tim Gore Art Show at Dark Delicacies

On Saturday October 23rd at 8:00p.m. Dark Delicacies will present an art show featuring two very disturbing artists.

Entitled Dinos, Dragons & Gore the show will feature works exhibited and for sale by Tim Gore and Tony Gleeson.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) 556-6660 or via the website at http://www.darkdel.comContinue reading

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Nightmare Before Christmas 4D: wind and fog included

Hero Complex has learned that the flick will return to Hollywood’s El Capitan Theater from October 21 through October 31 in glorious 4D – that’s Disney 3-D plus special effects in the theater itself, such as wind and fog.

Composer Danny Elfman will be in attendance to introduce the film and a handful of supplementary material that will be appearing on the upcoming Danny Elfman & Tim Burton 25th Anniversary Box collection. Tickets can … Continue reading

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Carnival of Darkness Film Festival Showcases new horror!


Filmmaker Alex Bram presents the most promising new voices in horror at the second annual Carnival of Darkness Film Festival.

The most haunting and disturbing horror short films from across the world will be presented on a THX Authorized, state-of-the-art screen at LA FilmSchool this October 28th.

A LIVE PANEL EVENT spotlights current trailblazers making new horror cinema history: Director Paul Solet (“Grace”), Writer Producer Jeffrey Redd*ck (“Final Destination”), Director Alex Ferrari … Continue reading

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Occultists endorse Rue Morgue’s “Ceremonia Satanica”

Rue Morgue’s CEREMONIA SATANICA 13th Anniversary Halloween Event received an official endorsement today by a group of practicing Metaphysicians and Occultists in Ontario. The letter, issued by Salako Kalfou, current Director of Toronto’s Occult Research Bureau, openly invited “Witches, Pagans and Magicians” to attend the event on Saturday October 30 (Revival Event Theatre – 783 College St. doors @ 9 PM).
“Whether you be Witch, Pagan, Magician, Satanist, Vampire or merely curious, I bid … Continue reading

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‘Fearfest’ 2010 updates

AMC announced today its annual AMC Fearfest lineup, which includes over 300 hours of Halloween themed programming as well as interviews with some of today’s most well known filmmakers.

AMC Fearfest culminates with the debut of “The Walking Dead” which premieres on Halloween, 10pm ET.





The 30th Anniversary of Friday the 13th and AMC … Continue reading

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Win Signed Books For Halloween


As all you horror and Halloween fans know, Literary Mayhem’s first original fiction is just around the corner. On October 24, 2010, we will be publishing an original short story by none other than one of my favorite authors Mary SanGiovanni.

To celebrate our favorite time of year and a brand new story by Mary, Literary Mayhem is giving away to one lucky winner signed copies of Mary’s first two novels; “The Hollower” … Continue reading

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Halloween Contest


As October is in full swing and for us horror lovers there is no better month.

A great way to get started on your Halloween fun is to swing over to’s good friend Ronald Kelly’s site for his annual Halloween contest. He is giving away some excellent prizes.

Just follow the link:

His new … Continue reading

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Scream Queen Danielle Harris donates “Hatchet II” memorabilia to Planet Hollywood

Scream Queen Danielle Harris was all smiles on Thursday, when she presented HATCHET II memorabilia to Planet Hollywood in Times Square, New York. Harris, best known for her role as “Jamie” in the Halloween films, playfully interacted with spectators and the media at the event, as she took her shot at swinging the hatchet to the delight of her cheering fans. After the donation, the actress presented a film retrospective with screenings of … Continue reading

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Brain Dead: Signing At Dark Del’s!

Producer/director, Kevin Tenney and many of his cast members from BRAIN DEAD will be signing DVDs at Dark Delicacies on Tuesday, October 5th, at 7:00 pm. For those who can’t attend, DVDs can be pre-ordered on line and then sent out after they’ve been signed. For more info, go to:

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Carnies DVD signing at Dark Delicacies

On Sunday October 10th at 2:00 Dark Delicacies will host a signing for the DVD release of the film Carnies.

Scheduled to be on hand for the signing are cast members Doug Jones, Reggie Bannister, Chris Staviski, Brian Corder, John Corder, David Markham, Gigi Bannister, Denise Gossett and Mighty Mike Murga.

Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA 91505 and can be reached for more information at (818) 556-6660 or via … Continue reading

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S.S. Wilson – Tucker’s Monster book signing

S.S. Wilson will be signing copies of Tucker’s Monster at Bookfellows/Mystery and Imagination book store Saturday October 16th at 2:00 PM.  The book store is located at 236 N Brand Blvd. in Glendale, CA 91203 and can be reached for more information at 818-545-0206 or via the website at

S. S. Wilson singing his first novel Tucker’s Monster. Mr. Wilson is probably best known for penning the screenplays to … Continue reading

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Small Press Celebrates 5th Annual New York Comic Con

Warwick, RI: In honor of the 5th annual New York Comic Con, comic promoter Susan Soares has announced plans for the company’s first appearance as an exhibitor. Soares, who owns SJS Comic Promotions, will be hosting six of her clients, some of whom will be debuting new and exclusive properties. Slated to appear at the SJS booth include:

Dandelion Studios – Based on Cape Cod, Dandelion Studios is a small press publishing company under the … Continue reading

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The Super: at Bloodbath film fest Friday Nov 12 – Sunday Nov 14

World Premire for The Super…

THE SUPER will be having its WORLD PREMIERE at the Bloodbath 2: Film Festival in mid-November. It has already garnered attention for its grindhouse-style and cast lineup of cult favorite Lynn Lowry (I Drink Your Blood, The Crazies), death rapper Ron “Necro” Braunstein, and indie horror icons Manoush, Brandon Slagle, Ruby Larocca and Raine Brown. At the heart of the urban shocker is up-and-coming actor Dimitri Kallas as title character … Continue reading

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Chicago Horror Film Festival – 2010 Info!


Zombie Day!
September 25th
Z Day – It is coming. Are you ready for the invasion?
A part of the 2010 Chicago Horror Film Festival

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Zombie Walk Prep at Portage Park. We will be meeting under the pavilion on the western side of the park. To anyone who does not do their own make up, we … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven – NYC for Times Talk

Horror legends Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven will sit down with Times theater critic Jason Zinomanf this fall, as part of the TimesTalk events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 7-8:30 PM

Guillermo del Toro: Vampire Vision

Guillermo del Toro, the author-director-writer-producer known for such films as Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, talks with Times theater critic Jason Zinoman about … Continue reading

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