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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 23

Riddick is the top film this weekend but co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen all dump on the third film in the Riddick franchise. Ugh. But, before we get to that, Tom Savini and Rick Danford are here to talk about their upcoming project, Tom Savini’s Death Island. Vixen offers up her recommendation this week, the micro-budget …

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 08

It’s all about Maniac: Joe Spinell versus Elisha Wood as co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen discuss the William Lustig 1980 classic and the fascinating new remake from Franck Khalfoun. Then Dave Dreher surprises the entire cast by introducing special effects legend Tom Savini as special guest host to discuss secrets and stories behind …

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Film Review: Maniac (1980)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Although his mother mistreated him and is now dead, Frank (Joe Spinell), a photographer by day, misses her. In a grotesque act of reminiscence, he kills young women at night and puts their scalps on mannequins masquerading around his New York apartment. He befriends a fellow photographer, but soon his day and night lives begin to …

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The 4th Reich

SYNOPSIS: During the early hours of June 6th 1944 a bloody but victorious offensive took place in occupied Western Europe that would claim thousands of lives. Codenamed ‘Operation Overlord’ the armies of the combined allied forces would begin their long push to Berlin, with the aim of bringing down the despised Nazi regime. But the chilling realities of Hitler’s true …

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Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things – Fangoria, Tom Savini | Anchor Bay Team up

The remake of CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS has been rumored for years. Tom Savini’s name has been attached to that rumor since day one. Originally George Romero was slated to direct and Tom was to once again to team up with his longtime partner again handling effect duties. After a long pause of absolutely no information on the …

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Film Review: Creepshow (1982)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Five tales of terror are presented. The first deals with a demented old man returning from the grave to get the Father’s Day cake his murdering daughter never gave him. The second is about a not-too-bright farmer discovering a meteor that turns everything into plant-life. The third is about a vengeful husband burying his wife and her …

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: George A. Romero, the renown horror writer and creator of Night of the Living Dead, has partnered with writer-actor Jeff Monahan to create horror anthology George A. Romero Presents … Deadtime Stories. The first volume of this two volume set consists of an anthology of three 30-minute horror films: Valley of the Shadow: A woman searches …

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Book Review: Grande Illusions 1 – Author Tom Savini

GRANDE ILLUSIONS – A LEARN-BY-EXAMPLE GUIDE TO THE ART AND TECHNIQUE OF SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS FROM THE FILMS OF TOM SAVINI Written by Tom Savini Published by Imagine Publication Date: 1983 Format: B&W / color – 135 pages Price: various – OOP Hell-o, gore hounds, Horror Fanatics, information sucking maggots and most of all, fellow Special Effects Artists. This is …

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