Is the next great horror movie director out there right now? Making a zero budget short film in his or her backyard that will be good enough to propel them to fame and fortune! New BBC3 show The Fear certainly thinks so, and for the next few weeks it will be showing a selection of […]
Given Hollywood’s obsession with the origin stories of iconic characters, it’s somewhat surprising that the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has never spawned a full-on prequel. Oddly enough, it was the pilot episode of Freddy’s Nightmares – a show that didn’t have much to do with the character – that delved deepest into Krueger’s origins, […]
There’s nothing I love more about the Christmas season than watching all the films that are sadly irrelevant the other eleven months of the year, ranging from holiday classics like Christmas Vacation and Scrooged to horror favorites like Black Christmas and Silent Night, Deadly Night. On top of that list of must-watch feature films is […]
It was announced just a few weeks back that New Line Cinema is essentially coming back from the dead, at long last becoming a separate entity from parent company Warner Bros., primed and ready to once again regain its former status as a dominant name on the horror scene. New Line is oftentimes referred to […]
Last night my friend Zach tweeted out a link to a short film called Horror Brunch!!!, made in the 1980s by a guy named Rik Carter. I had never seen the short and I had certainly never heard the name Rik Carter before, but the gory short was the absolute personification of everything I love […]
How scared do you REALLY want to be? This is a question I found myself pondering this past Halloween season, when a new haunted attraction called Dead of Night sprang up in my area. Unlike any ‘haunted house’ I’ve ever been to, Dead of Night required guests to sign a waiver before entering, and the […]
Kitchen Sink Full version here. MORE I originally saw these two short films over ten years ago on Exposure and they’ve stuck with me ever since.