Release Date: August 19, 2011 Studio: DreamWorks Pictures Director: Craig Gillespie Screenwriter: Marti Noxon Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Imogen Poots, David Tennant, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Toni Collette Genre: Horror MPAArating: R (for bloody horror violence and language including some sexual references) Official Website:WelcometoFrightNight.com Buy Movie Poster:Teaser Trailer (5.13.11):
Senior Charlie Brewster finally has it all going on: he’s running with the popular crowd and dating the most coveted girl in his high school. In fact, he’s so cool he’s even dissing his best friend. But trouble arrives when Jerry moves in next door. He seems like a great guy at first, but there’s something not quite rightâ€”but everyone, including Charlie’s mom (Toni Collette), doesnâ€™t notice. After observing some very strange activity, Charlie comes to an unmistakable conclusion: Jerry is a vampire preying on the neighborhood. Unable to convince anyone, Charlie has to find a way to get rid of the monster himself in this Craig Gillespie-helmed revamp of the comedy-horror classic.
A look back at Fright Night It’s a tall order to ask that a film that speaks to horror fans at an intelligent level also embraces its nostalgia factor and manages some genuinely creepy moments. Many try to do it but few succeed like Tom Holland’s Fright Night does. Released in the mid-80s when franchises…
San Diego Comic-Con is just two weeks away. The massive event which houses all aspects of geek culture, will roll out four days of programming essential to die-hards. Nestled in there, as always, is a good bit of the macabre. From comics to lit, film to TV, here are the Horror Highlights of San Diego…
If you dropped over $150 on eBay buying Twilight Time’s Fright Night Blu-ray, you might just be kicking yourself right now. The distributor recently revealed, officially, that a Fright Night 30th Anniversary Blu-ray is arriving on January 21st. A full list of special features have not yet been revealed, but I can tell you there will be a handful of interviews (some of which I contributed along with colleague Rob G. of Killer POV).
Illustrator Travis Falligant has spent the good part of the month putting a smile on our faces with his “Scooby-Doo Lost Mysteries” series. They’re animation cell-like depictions of the Scooby gang meeting modern horror characters and he’s made close to 20 now.
Overnight, he uploaded a batch inspired by Tom Holland’s Fright Night and, recently, he’s illustrated the gang’s encounters with Angela from Sleepyaway Camp, Cropsy from The Burning and Giger’s Alien.
Enjoy the entire gallery below and check out Falligant’s Facebook page here.