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Halloween Contest

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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 HorrorNews.net’s good friend Ronald Kelly’s site for his annual Halloween contest. He is giving away some excellent prizes.

Just follow the link: www.ronaldkelly.com.

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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!

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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: http://www.darkdel.com/.

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Carnies DVD signing at Dark Delicacies

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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

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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 http://www.mysteryandimagination.com/

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

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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!

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HERE IS THE INFO AVAILABLE REGARDING THE FESTIVAL

ZOMBIE DAY
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

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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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The New York City Horror Film Festival announces dates!

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Nov. 10th -14th. And to celebrate our 9th season, we are throwing an “I Spit on Your Grave” party!

The New York City Horror Film Festival will take place Nov. 10th through the 14th at Tribeca Cinemas (Corner of Canal & Varick) Keep your eyes peeled at our web site rfor movie titles, schedule, guests, panels, parties and more! www.NYCHorrorfest.com

To celebrate, in conjunction with Anchor Bay Pictures and Fearsmag.com, we … Continue reading

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Musical of the Living Dead! – Zombies and carnage

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Musical of the Living Dead Attacks Chicago This October
Billed as a “Musical Zom-com” (zombie comedy), Musical of the Living Dead is an original musical parody of classic zombie films and musical theatre. Featuring music inspired by everything from Gershwin to Green Day, Musical of the Living Dead follows the lives of ten very different people trapped in a farmhouse during the breakout of a zombie apocalypse. They are all … Continue reading

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Sydney Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival announces first six films

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Sydney Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival announces first six films: Machete, Rare Exports, Mortal Fools, Lunopolis, I Heart Doomsday, Evil in the Time of Heroes

Sydney, Australia, September 16, 2010 – Fantastic Planet, Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival announces the first six feature films of this year’s program.

Festival director Dr. Dean Bertram is sure that “Sydney film fans are going to go crazy for the festival’s line-up this year. It covers an amazing … Continue reading

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Nude Nuns with Big Guns: Trailer Premier at Boobs and Blood Horror Film Festival

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Fans of exploitation horror films will still have to wait a while for the release of Freak Show Entertainment’s “Nude Nuns with Big Guns,” but fans can get a glimpse of the new film’s trailer at the Boobs and Blood Horror Film Festival on September 26th at the New Beverly Cinema,in Los Angeles.
Upon taking her vows to become a nun, Sister Sarah is abused, brainwashed and drugged into submission by … Continue reading

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FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival 2010 – Orlando Gets FREAKY!

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Orlando prepares to get FREAKY as the 2010 FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival announces it’s 2010 line up of screening films and invades Orlando with huge celebrity guests.

Orlando, FL – Sept. 11, 2010 – The 5th Annual FREAK SHOW Horror Film Festival (October 8-10, 2010), present by FEAR FILM Motion Picture Studios, is proud to announce it’s 2010 festival program. Ten Feature Films and twenty-one short films from all over the … Continue reading

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The Real Vampire Files- History Television on September 7th, 2010 @ 8pm

Hmmm, the real files huh…

SGL Entertainment is pleased to announce that the long awaited television documentary called “The Real Vampire Files” will be airing on History Television on September 7th, 2010 @ 8pm.

The documentary produced by MDF Productions is expected to be somewhat controversial and includes Drake Mefestta a real life vampire who will be carrying out a live feeding on camera. The television show also includes: Michelle Belanger, Ticia Martyr and the … Continue reading

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Embalmo: Screenings Oct 1-3 – Another crazy ass clown?

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Local Philadelphia film making crew is was making some waves amongst the Underground with titles like:

“DAISY DERKINS, DOGSITTER OF THE DAMNED!”
“EVIL BREW”
“Battle Nun: Key To Heaven”
“THE HALF-LIFE HORROR FROM HELL or IRRADIATED SATAN ROCKS THE WORLD!”
“UNWINDING”
“EMBALMO!”

Their latest film, EMBALMO!, will be screened at the Project Twenty1 film festival during the weekend of October 1-3, 2010:

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