35 years ago, Sam Raimi revolutionized the face of independent filmmaking with the premiere of The Evil Dead. Fright-Rags commemorates the influential horror classic with an officially-licensed collection of merchandise dedicate to the ultimate experience in grueling terror. Explains Fright-Rags founder Ben Scrivens: The Evil Dead holds a special place in my heart. When Tim(…)
“Darkness will soon be upon us. I have seen it. Beasts will feed. Evil will overcome the Earth. And all our days will come to an end.”
AMC has released a special sneak peek at the final episodes of The Walking Dead, which returns to US screens on February 14. Wait, isn’t that Valentine’s Day? Lovely… Check out the video here.
Back when UK horror streaming platform TheHorrorShow.TV first launched, Kim Newman was on hand to introduce a special screening of White of the Eye in front of a packed audience at London’s Prince Charles Cinema. Now, Kim has taken a look at the nearly 300 films available to stream and/or download at the UK’s home of horror on(…)
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Hot on the heels of its new VOD platform FrightFest Presents, the UK’s biggest genre film festival has announced the launch of FrightFest Enterprises, aka FFEnts, its merchandising and retail arm.
It’s that time of year again! Yes, time to sit down and sift through 70+ FrightFest selections and decide, based solely on title, premise, cast, and key crew members, which films you want to see. It’s a pretty daunting task. But we’re here to help on a few of the films we’ve already seen. Beyond(…)
Conceptual Anxieties, Pregnant Panic and the Birth Pangs of Horror
Los Angeles’ American Cinematheque pays tribute to the singular vision of director Joe Dante with a four day retrospective of his most popular films, including his newest, Burying the Ex.
Welcome to the blog of TheHorrorShow.TV! Thanks for visiting today (we are trying to up our UUPM (Unique User Per Month) quotient, which is why we invited you. To be in with a chance of winning our six-pack of Signature DVDs, all you have to do is (a) visit the blog – which you’ve already done,(…)
London’s film lovers are to be treated to the ultimate pop-up cinema experience this Spring as classic films including An American Werewolf in London (which has a famous scene set on the London Underground) are aired in one of the city’s most evocative settings: a disused Underground station.
Originally performed in New Zealand and now coming off the back of critical success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Generation of Z: Apocalypse is a fantastic fusion of theatre and horror survival game. It bears all the hallmarks of the latter, moving from set-piece to set piece in calculated peaks and troughs of suspense,(…)
A unique short documentary has been premiered on the Kickstarter page for Duel documentary The Devil on Wheels. Shot in Surrey, it tells the story of Derek Drinkwaters, who bought a Peterbilt truck on eBay, drove it across America, took it to England and transformed it into the twin of the truck from Steven Spielberg’s Duel. Nowadays the Duel-themed tanker serves as a food(…)
In our latest VODcast (subscribe to our YouTube channel and collect the whole set!), US critic Scott Weinberg scours the 250 films at TheHorrorShow.TV for buried treasure – and digs up 5 must-see American independents. Check out the video after the fold.
A crowdfunding campaign is now underway to fund The Devil on Wheels, a feature-length documentary about the making of Duel, Steven Spielberg’s hugely successful 1971 TV movie, and the cult that surrounds it. The campaign will run for the next 30 days in an all-or-nothing basis. The project’s goal is to achieve a minimum of £60,000 that will enable(…)
Everyone’s heard the horror stories: the sleepless nights, weapons-grade nappy content and sweeping life changes that happen when you bring a child into the world. Yet despite all the calamities every child brings with it, most parents wholeheartedly agree that having a baby is the best thing that could ever happen to anyone. Parenthood is always going to be an arduous(…)
Remember Late Phases, the werewolves-in-a-retirement-community movie which received its UK premiere at FrightFest 2014? Here’s a reminder of our review. Following its sold-out screening, the film was picked up by Metrodome in the UK, and has now been scheduled for release on April 20, under a new name: Night of the Wolf: Late Phases. No sleeve artwork(…)
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy—The Making of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, described as “the ultimate look at the scary, thrilling and groundbreaking 1984 film”, is now available from publisher Red Rover Books.
Here’s an interesting crowdfunding project: The Devil on Wheels, a feature-length documentary examining the making of and enduring cult surrounding Duel, Steven Spielberg’s 1971 made-for-TV movie in which a terrifying Peterbilt truck, whose driver we never see, chases a lone driver along the desert roads of Southern California. Such was its success that the film was extended and distributed as(…)
In our latest VODcast (collect the whole set on our YouTube channel!), TheHorrorShow.TV blog critic Scott Weinberg looks at the horror movies we can expect in the first half of 2015. Check out the video after the fold.
2014 was a banner year for female-driven horror, and arguably the first time in history when the year’s best horror film was directed by a woman. Witness, too, the growing cult of Soska, the complete takeover of Twitter and Facebook by Truth or Dare director Jessica Cameron, and the controversy surrounding Axelle Carolyn’s beguiling Soulmate. What better time, then,(…)
In 1999 The Blair Witch Project terrified audiences around the world and made an absolute killing at the box office. It was safe to assume that it wouldn’t be long before other filmmakers started jumping on the ‘found footage’ bandwagon – and they did.
Box office watchers will be familiar with the phrase “biggest ever”, which seems to crop up a couple of times a month when the performance of the latest blockbuster is trumpeted: “Biggest ever Thursday in October!” “Biggest ever non-holiday weekend opening for a non-sequel!” When the hype and the hyperbole die down, however, there are clear(…)
Crowdfunded creepfest Borley Rectory didn’t quite make its £10,000 target back in August, but that hasn’t stopped the people behind the film pushing forward with their unique animation project –and this week they’ve added a pretty special new perk to help them with completion funds for the production.
There’s something horrific in his shorts Howdy y’all! Hillbilly Horror Show is an anthology show featuring an awesome foursome of kickass short horror films and whatnot by talented varmints and smart-asses. The shorts are packaged into a fun, 1 hour comedy show hosted by Bo, Cephus and their hot kissing cousin, Lulu. With Volume 3(…)
In the latest episode of our VODcast, Scott Weinberg looks at three of the latest releases athttp://www.TheHorrorShow.TV – the UK’s new VOD platform for horror fans – including Bobcat Goldthwait’s WILLOW CREEK and Chad Kinkle’s THE PIT (aka JUG FACE).
In the latest official TheHorrorShow.TV VODcast, our guest host – film scholar and critic Anton Bitel – looks at four films by Japanese me(n)talist Shinya Tsukamoto: TETSUO: THE IRON MAN, TESTUO II: BODY HAMMER, TOKYO FIST and KOTOKO – all of which are available to stream or download at the brand new VOD site for(…)
In the latest episode of our VODcast, Scott Weinberg looks at three of the latest releases at http://www.TheHorrorShow.TV – the UK’s new VOD platform for horror fans – including Bobcat Goldthwait’s WILLOW CREEK and Chad Kinkle’s THE PIT (aka JUG FACE). (Source: http://www.TheHorrorShow.TV/)
VODcast #3: Found Footage: “It’s Not All Junk” Most found footage films are found wanting, but in the third official TheHorrorShow.TV VODcast, our man Scott Weinberg finds a few worth digging up ~ after the jump.
In the second TheHorrorShow.TV VODcast, legendary US horror critic Scott Weinberg looks at a gruesome twosome of new releases at TheHorrorShow.TV ~ Beyond Re-Animator and Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero. The link? “Threequels that are an improvement on the sequels”
In the first episode of our new VODcast, legendary US horror critic Scott Weinberg takes a look at a goresome foursome of recent releases at horror streaming platform TheHorrorShow.TV ~ check ‘em out after the jump.