Book Review: How to Survive a Horror Movie – Author Seth Grahame-Smith

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HOW TO SURVIVE A HORROR MOVIE: ALL THE SKILLS TO DODGE THE KILLS (PAPERBACK) Written by Seth Grahame-Smith (Author), Wes Craven (Foreword) Illustrations by Nathan Fox Published by Quirk Books Publication Date: 2007 Format: 2 color – 176 pages Price: $14.95  So your not only reading about horror movies, but now you are in one! What do you do? Do you even know the first thing about surviving one? How can you even tell your … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Scary Thought

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Horror fans are spoiled when it comes to film franchises. When you can’t get enough of a certain villain or storyline, you don’t have to fret because there are most likely four to six sequels that follow. Have a passion for Michael Myers? No problem, just watch any of the eight sequels. Also, let’s not forget the two new Rob Zombie versions. The same goes for a lot of the horror films we have watched … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven – NYC for Times Talk

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Horror legends Guillermo del Toro and Wes Craven will sit down with Times theater critic Jason Zinomanf this fall, as part of the TimesTalk events at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street in New York City. Tuesday, September 21, 2010 7-8:30 PM Guillermo del Toro: Vampire Vision Guillermo del Toro, the author-director-writer-producer known for such films as Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army and the Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, talks with Times theater critic Jason Zinoman about … Continue reading

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Modern Horror Directors

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When you think of a Horror Movie Director you get visions of John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Clive Barker and of course Steven Speilberg. Steven Speilberg you might ask? Well some of his more recent movies have been less than horrifying besides for their lack luster content, but he has made some pretty terrifying films to start. His 1975 release of ‘Jaws’ still makes me tread only so deep in the ocean’s waters. A masterful film that … Continue reading

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My Soul to Take: Official poster for Wes cravens new feature

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A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

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Book Review: Flowers In The Attic – Author Virginia Andrews

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Although she passed away in December 1986, Virginia Andrews‘ name lives on as one of the world’s biggest selling novelists, with over seventy million copies of her books and stories in print. Often described inaccurately as horror novels, her tales reveal the dark side of human nature, mixing Dickensian motivations with Gothic melodrama to create a hybrid fiction that has kept her worldwide audience (both male and female) on tenterhooks throughout her relatively brief career. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chiller (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: “Corporate executive Miles Creighton dies, and is cryogenically frozen in the hopes that he can be revived. Ten years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns – without his soul.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Welcome To The Wooorld Of Tomorrow! as corporate executive Miles Creighton is cryogenically frozen for ten years until a suitable liver transplant is found and revive him. Unfortunately, his priest informs him his mind and body have been reanimated, … Continue reading

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