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Sinister Seven

SINISTER SEVEN: NEVERMORE’S JEFFREY COMBS

on October 24, 2014 | Leave a comment

The Faculty of Horror’s Alexandra West talks to Jeffrey Combs about his return to the stage as Edgar Allan Poe for next week’s performance of NEVERMORE, part of the Edgar Allan Poe Bronze Bust unveiling in Boston next weekend.

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Horror News

STUART GORDON OFFERS A TASTE OF HIS NEXT PROJECT

on March 26, 2014 | Leave a comment

The great STUART GORDON talks about his latest project TASTE, a cooking show you’re not likely to find on The Food Network!

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Audio Drome, Horror News

Exclusive: Check out Ghoulish Gary’s LP art for Waxwork’s Re-Animator score!

Waxwork Records apparently does not believe in starting small. The label is dropping its first release on July 30, and it’s a doozy: a limited edition vinyl pressing of Richard Band’s score from Stuart Gordon’s 1985 cult classic Re-Animator, featuring full LP artwork by Ghoulish Gary Pullin!

Band’s score, performed by the Rome Philharmonic Orchestra, has been specifically remastered for vinyl. Here’s the rundown of features…

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Creepy Culture

Russia Gets Brutal

[Mikhael Agafonov checks in with a report about Moscow's second annual horror award show.]

Russia has yet to produce a remarkable horror movie (although some may argue Timur Bekmambetov’s Night Watch earns the title), but it’s certainly no stranger when it comes to paying respect to the genre. Horror movies usually earn good box office returns in Russia, so it’s only natural that 2011 saw the organization of Moscow’s first horror award show. This January award show (now titled Kaplya, which means ‘The Blob’) returned for its second edition with more nominations, more attractions and more international guests, despite the freezing weather.

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News and Events

Stuart Gordon and Jeffrey Combs resurrect Poe at NYC’s Scary Movies 5

on October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

[Rue Morgue contributor Peter Gutiérrez checks in with a preview of Scary Movies 5, which kicks off tomorrow at Lincoln Center in New York City.]

Now more than ever the Big Apple feels the blow it suffered in July with the passing of Michael Hein, the driving force behind the New York City Horror Film Festival. The absence of Hein and the event he founded has left a void in the horror community here, one that the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the folks behind the world-class New York Film Festival, is gamely filling with the fifth edition of its Scary Movies series. Not quite a festival—there’s not a big emphasis on premieres and no competition at all—Scary Movies nonetheless feels like much more than a collection of screenings that capitalize on the fact that the calendar says “October.”

Maybe that’s because it is.

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Creepy Culture, News and Events

Don’t expect it to tango…

on April 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

If you live in the Los Angeles area, you now have opportunities to see Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator: The Musical that might be more compatible with your…lifestyle. Starting Friday, April 22nd, the production will now include midnight shows every Friday (and Sunday matinees – take you grandmother!).

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Sinister Seven

SINISTER SEVEN: Q&A WITH “DARK STARS RISING” AUTHOR SHADE RUPE

on January 6, 2011 | 1 Comment


Journalist Shade Rupe has spent much of his professional life writing about the figures who work in the margins of popular culture. Dark Stars Rising (available now through Headpress) is a massive volume which collects several of Rupe’s most memorable interviews, including directors Gaspar Noé (Irreversible), Richard Stanley (Dust Devil) and Floria Sigismondi (Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People” video); actors Udo Kier (Andy Warhol’s Dracula) and Crispin Glover (Willard); actress Tura Satana (Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!); late gore aficionado Chas. Balun (Deep Red magazine); musician Genesis P. Orridge (Throbbing Gristle); and writer Peter Sotos (Pure).
We invited Shade, who will be contributing to Rue Morgue soon, to do a Sinister Seven for us via email, and he sent back nearly 11 pages worth of answers. Rather than editing it down, though, we thought you might enjoy this extended look into the mind of a man whose cultural obsessions are perfectly in tune with the weird and wonderful. Scroll down for some of the craziest anecdotes from a life well-lived.

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News and Events

SINISTER CINEMA: FANTASIA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS 2010 SLATE

on June 30, 2010 | 4 Comments

Montreal’s FanTasia Film Festival has announced its line-up for 2010, and we have the highlights.

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