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Drive-In Dust Offs: Nightmare City (1980)

11 February 2017 11:34 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Do you have a recurring nightmare? Mine is the oh-so passé “being chased”. It’s always the same; hunted relentlessly by an unknown assailant, helplessly fleeing from a certain doom. Of course, I wake up in a puddle of sweat, crying out for mommy, as one will do. The fear of cutthroat pursuit is at the center of Nightmare City (1980), Umberto Lenzi’s take on the then resurgent zombie sub-genre. And while you won’t wake up screaming after seeing it, you might end up covered in a sticky sweet glaze of Wtf. The Italians don’t make their horror in half measures; I’m pretty sure Nightmare City throws in the whole cup.

I should say, Italian/Spanish/Mexican. This co-co-production was released in Italy in December, toured around Europe for a couple of years, and then landed on North American soil late ’83 under the title City of the Walking Dead, »

- Scott Drebit

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Audrey Hepburn’s Sons in Legal Battle Over Charity and Memorabilia

9 February 2017 11:37 AM, PST | | See recent news »

One of Audrey Hepburn’s sons claims the other is interfering in the display of her memorabilia and as a result, her children’s charity is losing out on money, according to new legal documents.

According to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, the Audrey Hepburn’s Children’s Fund relies on the display and licensing of memorabilia of the late actress and that memorabilia is controlled by her two sons: Sean Ferrer, whom she had with her first husband, Mel Ferrer; and Luca Dotti, whose father was Hepburn’s second husband, Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti.

The suit claims the brothers »

- Daniel Goldblatt

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Jeffrey Hayden, Theater and TV Director, Dies at 90

3 January 2017 11:47 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Jeffrey Hayden, who directed a wide range of plays, films and TV shows including the first color specials for NBC, died in Los Angeles on Dec. 24, 2016, after a year of cancer treatment. He was 90 .

Born in 1926, the director began his career at NBC New York, where he directed first color specials like “Lady in the Dark,” and “The Chocolate Soldier,” before directing his wife, “On the Waterfront” and “North by Northwest” actress Eva Marie Saint, in the CBS series “Omnibus.”

Hayden was selected by producer Fred Coe to join the staff of The Philco Television Playhouse in 1954, and while there he directed live TV dramas with such stars as James Dean, Walter Matthau, and Paul Newman. His work attracted the attention of several film studios including MGM, and he went on to direct the crime drama “The Vintage,” starring Michèle Morgan, Pier Angeli, John Kerr, and Mel Ferrer.

Hayden and Saint performed together in both “Love Letters »

- Will Thorne

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