Monthly Archives: February 2008

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Satan Fights Terrorism

on February 27, 2008 | Leave a comment

We’re crazy busy over here right now, putting a bang-up issue to bed, so there hasn’t been a lot of time to post, but I couldn’t let this slip by. You may have caught the news in the last few …

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Ray Pye’s Coming for You

on February 21, 2008 | 1 Comment

If you’re ready (or even if you’re not), join us tonight at the Bloor, 9:30pm, for a 35mm screening of The Lost, starring Marc Senter as bad, bad, BAD seed Ray Pye, pictured above. This Jack Ketchum adaptation about a …

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Classic Movie Magic

on February 19, 2008 | Leave a comment

The Modern Mechanix Blog has scanned and reprinted an article from the February, 1933 issue of Modern Mechanix, titled Makeup Secrets of Movie Horror Pictures, featuring the behind-the-scenes makeup effects for the Universal monsters, including photos of Karloff having his …

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Jet Setters and Flesh Eaters

on February 15, 2008 | Leave a comment

You may or may not know that Rue Morgue writer Trevor Tuminski also rocks out with his metaphorical cock out in Canadian band Jet Set Satellite. In what is surely an effort to bring those two worlds closer, this past …

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The Dead Sleep Easy

on February 15, 2008 | Leave a comment

Ottawa filmmaker Lee Demarbre, of Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter and Harry Knuckles and the Pearl Necklace fame, is back with another genre gem in the form of The Dead Sleep Easy, a bloody, Mexico-set action flick, starring Canuck tough guy …

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China Gives Horror a Boost

on February 14, 2008 | 1 Comment

The tagline on the above Chinese bootleg of Planet of the Apes says it all: “Where Rule is Broke!” In its latest hilarious and misguided cultural crackdown, the Chinese government has declared war on horror movies, which, of course, will …

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R.I.P. Roy Scheider: 1932 – 2008

on February 11, 2008 | 2 Comments

Most of you reading this have may of heard by now that Roy Scheider, best known for his role as Chief Brody in a little film called Jaws, has passed away at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital …

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Updating Hitchcock.

on February 8, 2008 | 5 Comments

No not the Gus van Sant shot for shot recreation of Psycho, which still perplexes me to this day. Vanity Fair recently put (current issue maybe?) a photo series of iconic Hitchcock scenes using modern day actors and actresses. Not …

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Illustration of a Phantom Stranger

on February 6, 2008 | 2 Comments

Here’s a sneak peek at a full page illustration of Rob Zombie appearing in an upcoming issue of Revolver Magazine. It’s going into their monthly “Going Postal” column, where rock stars answer fan mail. I’ve been a huge fan of …

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Sinister Seven

Sinister Seven: Julie Benz (Part Two: Dexter)

on February 6, 2008 | Leave a comment

Here’s the second part of my interview with Julie Benz, where we talk about one of my fave TV shows, Dexter, in which she plays the title character’s emotionally damaged girlfriend Rita. (Ff you want to read the first seven …

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