Laughing Through the Scares: A Look At Horror Comedies

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Horror comedies are hard to pull off. Despite some similarities in the genres, it’s difficult to find a balance between the screams and laughs. There are a variety of pathways from which to accomplish one, whether through reaction, satire or balls out craziness. However, the big question is how the classics in this subgenre accomplished it. A lot of it may have to do with the simple fact that the two genres really aren’t that … Continue reading

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Trailer: Behind The Mask The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

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Trailer: Behind The Mask The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006) The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

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Some movement on BEFORE THE MASK

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Remember last fall when I told you about how the folks involved with BEHIND THE MASK were turning to fans to help make the sequel BEFORE THE MASK become a reality? You probably don’t because it was forever ago and nothing has really happened since. Until now. Director Scott Glosserman has come up with a pretty nifty way of attempting to raise funds to finance BEFORE. He’s created a company that allows fans to DEMAND … Continue reading

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Interview: Director Scott Glosserman (Behind The Mask: The Rise Of Leslie Vernon)

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For years film studios have occasionally released films to a small number of theaters for a week or two in preparation for their DTV release. There are many reasons why this (still) occurs, the studio doesn’t have any faith in the film & wants to make a quick buck & possibly even get a good review or two for the DVD cover. Or the studio realizes it has a total bomb on it’s hands & … Continue reading

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