Silent Night of the Living Dead (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A zombie outbreak plagues a small English town on Christmas Eve.

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The 4th Reich (2013)

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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 intentions are exposed, to create a force that can never be beaten, a 4th Reich … Continue reading

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

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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 project this morning brings the major announcement that FANGORIA and ANCHOR BAY will be joining … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Theatre Bizarre (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is slightly ajar and impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an eerie human puppet named Peg Poett who will introduce Penny to six tales of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creepshow (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: “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 lover up to their necks on the beach. The fourth is about a creature that resides in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deadtime Stories: Volume 1 (2009)

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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 for her missing husband in jungles of South America…and soon, the hunters become the hunted. Wet: A lonely … Continue reading

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TV Review: Tales from the DarkSide (TV Series) (Season 1) (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Eerie tales about a levitating boy, an endlessly ringing phone, an undead grandpa, a vengeful genie and a bookie whose life depends on a bet populate the premiere season of this macabre 1980s anthology series. The episodes — adapted from stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker and other horror writers — include guest appearances by Danny Aiello, Tippi Hedren, Justine Bateman, Harry Anderson, Carol Kane, Eddie Bracken and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. REVIEW: When I first … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grande Illusions 1 – Author Tom Savini

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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 a Special, Double Creature Feature Grind House type of book review. The books are actually … Continue reading

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Trailer: The Theatre Bizarre (2011)

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This one is high on my “can’t wait to see it” list. It’s THE THEATRE BIZARRE a cool looking anthology flick. I showed you the artwork a week or so back and today I’ve got the trailer and it’s a good one. To refresh your memory a bit the film features works by directors Tom Savini, Douglas Buck, Buddy Giovinazzo, David Gregory, Karim Hussain, Jeremy Kasten & Richard Stanley. The films is getting ready to … Continue reading

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Trailer, Artwok and Info for GEORGE ROMERO PRESENTS: DEADTIME STORIES

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This is GEORGE ROMERO PRESENTS: DEADTIME STORIES a new anthology film heading our way on DVD from MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT on July 12th. Now the interesting thing to me is that one of the shorts is HOUSE CALL that was directed by Tom Savini and was previously released on DVD as a part of another anthology type of project that was titled TOM SAVINI’S CHILL FACTOR. It never got a major release and was only available … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Savini Speaks – “I Never Retired!”

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All the horror sites have been heralding the news of the triumphant return of Tom Savini to horror make up FX. Tom wants everyone to know, he never left. Speaking exclusively to HNN Tom clears the air about his supposed retirement. “I never did retire…that word doesn’t exist in my vocabulary nor my life, and I am still active in make up effects at my premier make up effects school, and in general in that … Continue reading

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Win two passes to WEEKEND OF HORRORS

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So, got anything going on May 14th and 15th? How would you like to be at Creations’ WEEKEND OF HORRORS? It’s going on out in LA LA LAND ( Marriott Hotel, LAX) and if you’re in the area or are going to be in the area I’ve got a pair of passes for you. This years event is MASSIVE. They’ve got John Carpenter, Asia Argento, Tom Savini and that’s just a small, small sampling of … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Trailer For SMOKE AND MIRRORS – The Story Of Tom Savini

In the world of horror there are few names more recognizable then that of TOM SAVINI.  His FX work on Romero’s Dead films, the FRIDAY the 13th franchise and the slasher genre as a whole has cemented his reputation as the Godfather of gore.  In recent years his acting talent has come to the forefront where he has brought us great characters from films like FROM DUSK TILL DAWN and PLANET TERROR. The man truly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sea of Dust (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Gore and period costumes are splattered across the screen in this cheeky nod to classic Hammer horror films starring genre stalwart Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead) as the vicious and pitiless Prester John. The creepy action begins when Stefan (Troy Holland), a medical student, is sent to the remote village of Heidelberg to investigate a mysterious epidemic that’s causing people’s heads to explode without warning. REVIEW: Directed by: Scott Bunt Written by: Scott … Continue reading

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Film Review: Machete (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: After being betrayed by the organization who hired him, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss. REVIEW: Hey there, Hi there, Ho there, you’re as well….wait a minute. That’s not my intro. That belongs to that f*cking mouse that represents a f*cking corporation that I happen to dislike a bit (Even though I was in Florida, a few weeks ago & had a cool time). This is The Black … Continue reading

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Interview: Tom Savini

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Interview: fx artist tom savini – 12.13.08 How’s it goin Nerds? What do you get when you cross 100 gallons of foam latex, and a steroid freak biker Mafia Don zombie with a cock gun? Sound the trumpets, the King of Splatter approaches! That’s right you f*ckin Nerds, kneel at the throne of blood. He’s the man who gives a new meaning to the saying, “No guts, no glory”. Tom Savini, the Godfather of Gore, demands … Continue reading

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