News and announcements on important upcoming horror events

KEN RUSSELL in person with THE DEVILS and ALTERED STATES! Fri, Aug. 20, 7:30 pm, Aero Theater

The American Cinematheque Presents
Brave New World: An In Person Tribute to Ken Russell
Aero & Egyptian Theatres

Co-presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts /Los Angeles

Director Ken Russell has long been one of England’s most iconoclastic, provocative and visually (and aurally) stunning directors. He first made a name for himself at the BBC, where he inaugurated a series of unconventional biopics of composers – a form he would … Continue reading

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Fright Night Film Festival – Horrornews.net stops by

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The sixth annual Fright Night Film Festival was deemed “the hottest show in town,” as thousands of horror fans gathered in The InnPlace Hotel in Louisville, KY on July 30th through August 1st, 2010. Fright Night Film Festival caters to independent horror filmmakers by showcasing films that are made by people of all different backgrounds, and is a weekend filled with movie screenings, after parties, and celebrity guests who signed autographs and chatted with their … Continue reading

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Chiodo Bros., Ben Von Strawn and BPAL Sign at Dark Delicacies for Be-Bopping in the Park

On Saturday August 21st from 3:00p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Dark Delicacies will be partying with Be-Bopping in the Park. Magnolia Blvd in front of the store will closed off for three blocks and then be filled up with classic cars. 14,000 people are expected to walk through the event.

During that time Dark Delicacies will be featuring in-store the Chiodo Brothers signing the DVD of Killer Klowns from Outer Space along with signed art prints, … Continue reading

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Autopsy of the Dead: screening at Horror Realm

Autopsy of the Dead screening at Horror Realm 

Documentary honors Night of the Living Dead; cast & crew to appear 

Pittsburgh, PA – August 6, 2010 – Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, honors the area’s horror roots with a screening of the documentary Autopsy of the Dead. 

Autopsy of the Dead is a historical documentary which was produced to preserve the memories of the production of Night of the Living Dead through interviews with … Continue reading

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Famous Monsters Convention 2010

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On July 9-11, 2010 Wyndham Hotel and Conference Center hosted Famous Monsters of Filmland Convention to bring together horror fans from all over the Midwest for a celebration for all things horror. This was Famous Monsters of Filmland’s first convention in Indianapolis, IN with much to prepare and anticipate after a very successful Horrorhound Weekend just three months prior in the same city. 

The convention opened its doors to fans with special passes at 4 PM … Continue reading

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Crypticon 2009

Dates: 10/16-18, 2009

Location: Reliant Center- Houston, Texas

Guests: Courtney Gains, Michael Berryman, Edwin Neal, Eileen Dietz, Kristy Swanson, Lloyd Kaufman, Teri McMinn, Dee Wallace Stone, Jonathan Breck and Adriane Barbeau among others

Review:

Hell-o, Horror geeks and freaks! I’m here to tell you which Horror conventions were worth the buck or a flying f*ck! Of course, all of them progress as they have future presentations and they all try their hardest to put on a … Continue reading

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Dragoncon 2009

Dragon Con.
Those words ring out through the world of geek fandom like an innocent but determined war cry. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, imagine that one house in the neighborhood that really goes all out for Halloween. Now imagine the house next to it is doing the same thing except it is celebrating Gene Roddenberry’s birthday. The next one down is sponsored by Nintendo, and so on.

To paraphrase Ted … Continue reading

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