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First Look: Chastain in Guillermo del Toro’s Gothic Horror, Crimson Peak
Guillermo del Toro, last seen pitting massive mechs and kaiju against each other, will return next October with Crimson Peak, a decidedly more intimate, 19th century haunted house film he’s said recalls The Haunting and has described as a Gothic romance that’s “a little kinky,” where the “violence is very shocking.” Excitingly, the first image…
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EXCL: Cover and Reversible Art, DVD Date for Hollywood Horror Starry Eyes
Grotesque, seductive and exhilarating, Hollywood horror Starry Eyes is one of the best genre films of the year. Meshing body horror, frightening ambition and experience as Hollywood outsiders, directors Kevin Kölsch & Dennis Widmyer crafted a monstrous, pulsating debut that remains as effective on further watches. Starry Eyes is coming home from Dark Sky Films…
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Watch 40+ Min Conversation with British Terror Great, Pete Walker
Last November, London’s Cigarette Burns Cinema—the Josh Saco-headed screening program championing genre gems, both celebrated and overlooked—took over cultural institution Barbican Centre for a month-long series of films by British horror great and exploitation notable Pete Walker. ‘House of Walker’ acted as a five-film “tour of the British horror king’s blood-soaked, sleaze-oozing legacy.” Sleaze being…
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Director Lawrie Brewster Drops Another Owlman Prank, Talks New Films
Through tireless effort, including viral videos featuring his undeniably eerie Owlman creation, Scottish director Lawrie Brewster has managed to create quite the grassroots awareness for independent feature Lord of Tears. The macabre, Scottish mansion-set movie has since garnered acclaim from horror publications and hits from audiences who love to watch unsuspecting bystanders freaked by the…
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