10th South African HORRORFEST Announces First Movie Selections

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2014 HORRORFEST First Line-Up Announcement

With Halloween and the 10th annual South African HorrorFest just a month away, we’re announcing the first round of feature film selections!� (Short films will follow later plus more feature film reveals)

The first batch of selections include :

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FrightFest announces line-up for Halloween all-nighter

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FILM NEWS (UK): FILM4 FRIGHTFEST ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR HALLOWEEN ALL-NIGHTER

The FrightFest All-Nighter 14 returns to its spiritual home, The Prince Charles Cinema, on Saturday October 25, with five killer titles, including the world premiere of Anthony DiBlasi’s LAST SHIFT.

We kick off with a special preview of The Vicious Brothers EXTRATERRESTRIAL, a fine blend of ‘Close Encounters’ and ‘Communion’ with … Continue reading

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Everything is Terrifying on October 27th in NYC!

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EVERYTHING IS TERRIFYING!
Monday, October 27 @ 7pm
Strand Bookstore (828 Broadway, corner of Broadway and 12th Street)
Admission: Free (all you need to do is buy a book)

Just in time for Halloween, the biggest names in horror fiction appear live to talk about the things that scare them. Expect parasites! Terrible jobs! And probably sharks!

Laird Barron – horror writer (The Croning, The Beautiful Thing That … Continue reading

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HALLOVINE: 13 Horror Directors, 13 Original Shorts

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13 DAYS OF #HALLOVINE!

The Crypt and 13 of your favorite horror directors invade your phone!

Check out The Crypt on Vine, Twitter, and Facebook @FearTheCrypt or on the app FeartheCrypt.com

The Crypt, Eli Roth’s multi channel horror studio and iPhone app, is bringing fear to your phone this Halloween as 13 directors are participating in The Crypt’s … Continue reading

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THE EXORCIST FILE – SpookedTV Latest to Redbox!

SPOOKED TV (as seen on SyFy and Chiller) REAL SUPERNATURAL – PARANORMAL ENTERTAINMENT

The Scariest Ghost Stories Are the Ones That Are Real! SPOOKEDtv (as seen on SyFy, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures) Now on DVD, Uncut full of bonus features. See what SyFy dare not to air. Paranormal & Supernatural entertainment. There is TV and there is ‘SPOOKEDtv’! Epic Reality Television, Films, Art, Music and Documentaries by cutting-edge filmmakers from around the world. SPOOKEDtv dedicated … Continue reading

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Midnight Screenings of SCREAM & RE-ANIMATOR at Brooklyn’s Nitehawk

Head out to the Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn this weekend.  The theatre will be showing midnight screenings of Stuart Gordon’s Re-animator (1985) and Wes Craven’s Scream (1996) in two separate theatres at midnight tonight and tomorrow night – these are not double features.  From the press release:

Scream:  Many consider Wes Craven’s Scream to be the end of an era for the American horror film as it folds in all of the genre’s … Continue reading

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Exclusive Photos of Lionsgates JESSABELLE‏

 LIONSGATE presents JESSABELLE

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOGRAPHS from the New Lionsgate’s Film,  Jessabelle

STARRING:

Sarah Snook, Mark Webber, David Andrews, Joelle Carter, Ana de la Reguera,

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Chiller Theatre Toy and Model Film Expo October 24 – 26, 2014

The Chiller Theatre Toy and Model Film Expo will be held at the Sheraton Parsippany in Parsippany, NJ on October 24 – 26, 2014.  The convention has an enormous list of guests to meet, including Yaphet Kotto from Alien, Robert Kerman from Cannibal Holocaust, Lisa Marie from Mars Attacks!, Mark Rolston from Aliens, Barbara Steele from Black Sunday, and Gerrit Graham from Phantom of the Paradise to name just a few.  Also headlining … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Get Reincarnate by Motionless in White for FREE on Tuesday, Sept 30th

Horrornews.net presents “The Return of the Motionless In White Giveaway” this coming Tuesday, September 30th courtesy of Fearless Records.  We’ve had great success in the past with some really cool MIW giveaways, and this one won’t disappoint.   LIVE on our SILVER SCREAMS podcast we are going to have some great FREE swag for you guys,  so get ready to call in Tuesday night between 9pm and 11pm EST.  Listen to the broadcast and we … Continue reading

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NBC Orders Up Some More Horror – This Time From Director James Wan

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The name James Wan an the horror genre are pretty much married at this point.  Mr. Wan has been responsible for the lions share of horror hits the last few years and it appears as if now he is poised to take over the small screen as well.

NBC has ordered up one of Wan’s brainchild’s – a show titled ‘Maidenhead’.

What is being touted as a medical drama wrapped with supernatural overtones – it … Continue reading

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The Amazing Blake Crouch Novel ‘Abandon’ Is Heading To The Small Screen

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If you follow horror fiction these days then one of the names that should be on the tip of your tongue is Blake Crouch.  One of the best writers out there, churning out the blood and mayhem at a fever pace.  If you haven’t checked out his work yet – rectify that situation immediately.  His stuff is awesome!

With that in mind comes the news today that USA Network is planning on bringing one of … Continue reading

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THE SCAREHOUSE – 6 Sisters Set out For Revenge

Director and writer Gavin Michael Booth is releasing the first trailer for The Scarehouse to fans. The clip features a primarily female cast and a bloody tale of revenge. As well, a trap filled haunted house hosts dark revelations. A Mimetic Entertainment and a Named Viking Entertainment production, The Scarehouse is set to thrill audiences, in select theatres and through Video-on-demand.

On October 5th, The Scarehouse will host its World Premiere in Windsor, Ontario, the … Continue reading

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Sharknado 2 Blu-ray Giveaway

SHARK HAPPENS! and so do Horrornews.net Giveaways.  We have a Blu-ray copy of SHARKNADO 2 : THE SECOND ONE to give to you and all you need to do if email joyhorror@horrornews.net and put SHARKNADO 2 in the subject line.   In the body of the email,  please submit you complete name and full address.  United States Only!  We will be picking a winner very soon.

SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE

Exclusive … Continue reading

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EVILS OF THE NIGHT new release from Gorgon Video

Full of sex, lasers, synth-pop, feathered hair, bikinis and axe wounds, EVILS OF THE NIGHT is a pivotal example of Reagan-era teen fantasy fodder. Genre favorites John Carradine, Julie Newmar (TV’s Catwoman) and Tina Louise (Gilligan’s Island) star as a gang of alien scientists who want the life-giving blood supply of horny teens camping out near their secret lab. Veteran Hollywood stars Aldo Ray and Neville Brand (in his final film role) play a … Continue reading

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Red Cardinal Films’ Wraps “Betrothed” Feature Film

Red Cardinal Films’ Wraps “Betrothed” Feature Film

Top Cast: Omar Gooding, Bill Oberst, Jr., Trae Ireland, Mikayla Gibson and Reatha Grey star in the horror/psychological thriller

Los Angeles – September 24, 2014 – Las Vegas-based Red Cardinal Films, LLC has wrapped their first feature film, “Betrothed,” starring horror veteran Bill Oberst, Jr. (Criminal Minds, Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies) , Omar Gooding (Family Time), Trae Ireland (Wedding Ringer), Mikayla Gibson as Audra West, Reatha Grey … Continue reading

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Robert Wise’s THE HAUNTING (1963) Screening at the Nitehawk This Weekend

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The Haunting, Robert Wise’s 1963 black and white film version of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House, will be screened in 35mm at Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema at 11:45 am.  The chilling tale that inspired The Legend of Hell House, Burnt Offerings, and The Shining stars an excellent ensemble cast that consists of Julie Harris, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, and Claire Bloom as a group that elects to stay in the haunted … Continue reading

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Canada’s Scariest Scream Park Prepares for Largest Haunt

Haunt Manor, “Canada’s scariest haunted scream park,” according to FANGORIA magazine, is busy now preparing for its scariest (and largest) attraction ever. The Niagara Falls attraction announced five new haunts today with a one-kilometre expansion to coincide with its grand opening on Sept. 26.

Located on the legendary haunted Pew family property on Lundy’s Lane, Haunt Manor is entering its fifth season of haunts. Organizers have been preparing for eight months to unveil … Continue reading

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Announcing Alessandro Manzetti’s THE SHAMAN

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A horror and dystopian SF short stories collection, that explores the supernatural terror and the human violence. It contains six short stories: “The Mount Meru“: Tanzania, Chicka and her son Ga-Gorib are making a journey to the slopes of the sacred mountain, meeting on their way a group of mercilessly raiders, who’ll unleash all their violence and lust against the two unfortunates.

Chicka and … Continue reading

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Director Mike Mendez Spins A New Web With ‘Lavalantula’

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Big fans of the work of director Mike Mendez here at HNN and this one sounds like a crazy, silly good time.

Mike’s next film with return him to the world of giant arachnids  – his last film being of course – ‘Big Ass Spider’.  This time around he’s tackling a different beast though.  Not only are the spiders huge but they breath fire.  Yeah, you read that right – giant fire breathing tarantulas and … Continue reading

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It’s Alive (1974) 40th Anniversary Screening in Los Angeles

It’s Alive, Larry Cohen’s 1974 cult thriller starring John P. Ryan, Sharron Farrell, James Dixon and Guy Stockwell, is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with a screening at the Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles.  The film will be screening on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 10:00 pm.  Director Cohen and actress Farrell are scheduled to appear in person to discuss the film.  From the press release:

Our modern world is full of marvels—but also polluted … Continue reading

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Hell Comes in Synapse Films Bluray Release of DEMONS 1 and 2

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Genre: Horror Production year: 1985
Director: Lamberto Bava
Stars: Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Geretta Geretta, Bobby Rhodes

THEY WILL MAKE CEMETERIES THEIR CATHEDRALS, AND CITIES WILL BE YOUR TOMBS!
From the minds of Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava comes the horrific Heavy Metal splatter film classic, DEMONS! Presented in a stunning new high-definition transfer and re-mastered audio!

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