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HWA Announces 2012 Bram Stoker Award Finalists

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Final Ballot for the 2012 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA (see www.horror.org ) is the premiere writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with nearly 1000 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987 (see www.horror.org/stokers.htm ). NOVEL Ethridge, Benjamin Kane – Bottled …

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Faux Pas Films Begins March with OVULATION

Michael Wade Johnson and his film company Faux Pas Films (Cyclical Effect, and the horror anthologies Killer Shorts 1 & 2) returns to horror with a new film called “Ovulation”. It is a meld of horror and dark drama. Here is a brief synopsis: Azura is woman obsessed with becoming a mother. She is meticulously monitoring her ovulation cycle to …

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Film Review: Goregasm (2007)

SYNOPSIS: A serial killer wearing assless chaps and a penis on his chin murders horny couples and masturbators, beating them to death with an enormous rubber phallus. Meanwhile, a pair of cops attempt to put a stop to his murderous antics and the workers at a local sex shop attempt to survive his wrath. REVIEW: Jason Matherne’s Goregasm is a …

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SCREAM FACTORY Announces THE HOWLING

One of the pivotal films in this horror fans growth, 1981’s THE HOWLING is going to get the Blu-ray treatment from SCREAM FACTORY and that is all good. In announcing their release of THE HOWLING Scream Factory continues its long string of awesome must have Blu-ray releases. No special features yet, we’ll get to hear about those later in March …

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Film Review: The Book (2010)

SYNOPSIS: “In the year 2284, bestselling author Alexis is confronted by lookalike beings who intend to take over his identity and use it to publish their own book. Known simply as The Book, it is their means of saving humanity. Unpredictable but often playful, these visitors engage Alexis and his family in a wild and provocative chase.” (courtesy www.thebook-themovie.com )

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Film Review: Funny Games (1997)

SYNOPSIS: A very middle-class family retreat to their bourgeois lake house where they hope to unwind, play a little golf and spend some time together. Their idyllic day is interrupted when two softly-spoken psychopaths break in and take the family hostage. What do they want? To play some games. Not golf either. Nor particularly funny.

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A Big News Day For James Wan’s THE CONJURING

One of my favorite directors working in the genre right now is James Wan. This dude knows how to make some scary ass movies and I personally can’t wait for his next one, THE CONJURING. Today brought some big news for those of us anxiously awaiting any movement on this one, a trailer. First though, lets review what it’s all …

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Details Arrive For The Blu-ray Release of TEXAS CHAINSAW

Did you check out TEXAS CHAINSAW when it was in the theaters? I didn’t, kind of came and went pretty quickly in my neck of the woods but fear not, it’s heading to home video already!! Got all the details for you tonight. From the press release: The pulse-pounding horror film, Texas Chainsaw,arrives on 3D/2D Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy …

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Demonic Thriller THE HARROWING Releases Early Details

Highland Myst Entertainment and Wolfclan Productions are proud to announce their newest film, THE HARROWING, a demonic, horror thriller currently filming on location in Dallas, Texas.  In the tradition of SHUTTER ISLAND and JACOB’S LADDER,  THE HARROWING follows fallen-from-grace Vice Detective Ryan Calhoun. After a routine surveillance goes horribly wrong, Calhoun is accused of the ritualistic murder of his best …

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