Monthly Archives: October 2009

News and Events

Radio Activity

on October 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

As a footnote to Dave’s post below with director Oren Peli, here’s a little radio interview I do every year with my friends at 1031 Fresh FM in London, Ontario. Every halloween I’m asked to pick my favourite films of …

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Sinister Seven

Sinister Seven: Paranormal Activity Director Oren Peli

on October 28, 2009 | 4 Comments

This past weekend, Paranormal Activity, a $15 000 shot-on-video feature about a couple recording evidence of a supernatural entity in their new house, ruled the box office, beating the annual Halloween cash cow installment in the Saw franchise. A slow …

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My Fair Leatherface

on October 26, 2009 | Leave a comment

Ever wonder what mash-ups of classic Broadway plays and popular horror films would result in? Probably not… but I did, and wrote about it for The Toronto Star. The piece was published yesterday as a sidebar to an article on …

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See Some Samaritan Saw Swag

on October 25, 2009 | Leave a comment

Say that three times in a row… Above is a signed Saw VI poster (yes, that includes Tobin Bell), which is part of an online charity auction taking place right now and running until Friday. There are actually six poster/swag …

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Smash Cut, Running Zombies and Extreme Ukiyo-e

on October 15, 2009 | Leave a comment

Tonight is the big premiere of Lee Demarbre’s Smash Cut for our monthly CineMacabre movie nights, so grab your gutbucket and make your way down to the Bloor for this tribute to Herschell Gordon Lewis (who also appears in the …

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Lemmy At It

on October 13, 2009 | 1 Comment

Severin films did a cool video promo for the release of the special edition of Richard Stanley’s Hardware (we did a feature on it in the Rue Morgue Halloween issue), featuring Lemmy reprising his cameo role as the cab driver. …

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Monster Cereal Mania

on October 2, 2009 | Leave a comment

Saw a post on Boingboing that featured this cool monster cereal-themed blog. Currently it’s got a post on Jason Edmiston, whose awesome art you can see here if you scroll down a few posts. It’s also fan art month at …

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Take THAT, Twilight!

on October 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

I make it no secret that I dislike Twilight. Friends, family, my girlfriend, random strangers, pets… all have heard me make fun of it at one point or another. It has a huge fan base, but so does Nickelback which …

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