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Calgary Expo

STELLAR LINE-UP FOR CALGARY EXPO 2014

on March 14, 2014 | Leave a comment

First, we take Vancouver. Then, we take Calgary. The Rue Morgue Roadshow’s next stop after we tear it apart with Festival of Fear Vancouver?
The Calgary Expo, and it’s going to be spectacular. How spectacular? Read on…

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Creepy Culture, News and Events

Things get bloody at the Gérardmer International Fantastic Film Festival

on March 14, 2012 | Leave a comment

Fabien Delage, our man on the ground in France, recently attended the 19th annual Gerardmer International Fantastic Film Festival (GIFFF) in Vosges, France. Fabien, who is an artist, videographer and professional ghosthunter, loaded us up with pics from the event and the very cool video you’ll find posted below. Fabien is also the voice of Rue Morgue France; we’ve decided that he probably sold his soul to the devil in exchange for his seemingly endless energy, but we’re totally cool with that.

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Creepy Culture, Festival of Fear, News and Events

Horror Panels Announced for the March ComiCON!

on March 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Next weekend, March 10/11, the Toronto March ComicCon show happens at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Though smaller (and also less expensive!) than the Fan Expo in August, which features the Festival of Fear, there’s still horror fun to be had.

Here’s a rundown of the stuff I programmed:

Hobos, Shotguns and Grindhouse Insanity: a conversation with Jason Eisener

Saturday, 12p.m, 801B, hosted by the Gore-met.

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Festival of Fear, News and Events

Experience Near Dark With Lance and Join Us For a Free Shocktail Party!

on July 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

With the 8th Annual Rue Morgue Festival of Fear only 50 sleepless nights away, news out of the House of Horror this week is that we’re presenting a rare 35mm screening of Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark, including an exclusive Q&A with star Lance Henriksen hosted by TV personality Richard Crouse (who did a bang-up job of the Ken Russell Devils screening and Q&A last year), at the Toronto Underground Cinema (186 Spadina Ave.) on Thursday, August 25 at 8 p.m., tickets only $15 door/advance.

Then, on Friday, August 26, we’re throwing a FREE Shocktail Party with a performance by Texas gothabilly act (and Hymns From the House of Horror alumni) Ghoultown, and a set by DJ Peter Black at The Courthouse (57 Adelaide St. E.) at 10 p.m.

For full festival guest bios and ticket info, click here and don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook. And click past the jump to see the full posters!

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Festival of Fear, News and Events

2011 Festival of Fear Guests Announced!

on May 17, 2011 | 40 Comments

The official guest list for the 2011 Rue Morgue Festival of Fear (Thursday, August 25 – Sunday, August 28) announcements are here!

Headlining an esteemed list of horror royalty is this year’s Guest of Honour, Robert Englund a.k.a. Freddy Krueger of the Nightmare on Elm Street series!

Click below for the full rundown…

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