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‘Bloodsucking Freaks’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

Stars: Seamus O’Brien, Luis De Jesus, Viju Krem, Niles McMaster, Alan Dellay, Dan Fauci, Helen Thompson, Ellen Faison, Ernie Pysher, Lynette Sheldon | Written and Directed by Joel M. Reed

Bloodsucking Freaks opens with a woman strapped to a wooden chair and having a torture device attached to her hand before a metal rod is driven through her thumb, causing her to scream out loudly as her left hand becomes crimson. The scene then continues and we see an audience watching as the woman is tortured further. The audience applaud, calling it a magic show, some of them even saying it is a poor one. This is how we are introduced to Sardu (Seamus O’Brien), the master of the Theatre of the Macabre, and his dwarf sidekick and assistant Ralphus (Luis De Jesus).

Directed by New Yorker Joel M. Reed (Blood Bath, Night of the Zombies), who also wrote
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Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!

  • Fangoria
So far, the good lads at SS have announced that Patricia Quinn (Rocky Horror, Lords Of Salem), Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies, Model Hunger), Ken Foree (Dawn Of The Dead), Christina Lindberg (They Call Her One Eye), director Joel M. Reed (Night Of The Zombies 2, Bloodsucking Freaks) and Gerrit Graham (Phantom Of The Paradise, Chud 2) will all attend.

Shock Stock is a small con in coming into its third year that has already garnered a reputation as a class trash act, a celebration of cult culture that has amassed a devoted cult of its own. Fangoria is proud to count itself as a sponsor.

The con runs April 12th – 14th 2013 in London, Ontario, Canada. More names to come. Stick around Fango for more details when we get them! And visit Shock Stock for more fun!
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Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!

  • Fangoria
So far, the good lads at SS have announced that Patricia Quinn (Rocky Horror, Lords Of Salem), Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies, Model Hunger), Ken Foree (Dawn Of The Dead), Christina Lindberg (They Call Her One Eye), director Joel M. Reed (Night Of The Zombies 2, Bloodsucking Freaks) and Gerrit Graham (Phantom Of The Paradise, Chud 2) will all attend.

Shock Stock is a small con in coming into its third year that has already garnered a reputation as a class trash act, a celebration of cult culture that has amassed a devoted cult of its own. Fangoria is proud to count itself as a sponsor.

The con runs April 12th – 14th 2013 in London, Ontario, Canada. More names to come. Stick around Fango for more details when we get them! And visit Shock Stock for more fun!
See full article at Fangoria »

Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!

  • Fangoria
So far, the good lads at SS have announced that Patricia Quinn (Rocky Horror, Lords Of Salem), Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies, Model Hunger), Ken Foree (Dawn Of The Dead), Christina Lindberg (They Call Her One Eye), director Joel M. Reed (Night Of The Zombies 2, Bloodsucking Freaks) and Gerrit Graham (Phantom Of The Paradise, Chud 2) will all attend.

Shock Stock is a small con in coming into its third year that has already garnered a reputation as a class trash act, a celebration of cult culture that has amassed a devoted cult of its own. Fangoria is proud to count itself as a sponsor.

The con runs April 12th – 14th 2013 in London, Ontario, Canada. More names to come. Stick around Fango for more details when we get them! And visit Shock Stock for more fun!
See full article at Fangoria »

Shock Stock 2013: First Guests Announced!

  • Fangoria
So far, the good lads at SS have announced that Patricia Quinn (Rocky Horror, Lords Of Salem), Lynn Lowry (Shivers, The Crazies, Model Hunger), Ken Foree (Dawn Of The Dead), Christina Lindberg (They Call Her One Eye), director Joel M. Reed (Night Of The Zombies 2, Bloodsucking Freaks) and Gerrit Graham (Phantom Of The Paradise, Chud 2) will all attend.

Shock Stock is a small con in coming into its third year that has already garnered a reputation as a class trash act, a celebration of cult culture that has amassed a devoted cult of its own. Fangoria is proud to count itself as a sponsor.

The con runs April 12th – 14th 2013 in London, Ontario, Canada. More names to come. Stick around Fango for more details when we get them! And visit Shock Stock for more fun!
See full article at Fangoria »

Summer Issue of 'Girls and Corpses' Magazine Releases: Watch Music Video by The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns

By Seth Metoyer, MoreHorror.com

The new Summer issue (volume 6) of Girls and Corpses has been released along with a promotional music video by The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns.

You can check out the music video below, as well as details about the current issue of Girls and Corpses along with the cover image.

About The Summer Issue of Girls and Corpses

"Fly the friendly dies" with Our Volume 6 summer issue which takes-off with a return pairing of Captain Sid Haig (Lords of Salem) and Scout Taylor-compton (Flight 7500). Other high flying features include: Blood Sucking Freaks director Joel Reed, Mild mannered madman Lawrence R. Harvey (The Human Centipede II), monster-makeup artist Rick Baker, Piranha 3Dd director John Gulager (and five sexy bikini babes getting frisky with fish), artist Clint Carney, A Serbian Film director Srdjan Spasojevic, Miss Dead Atlanta winner Liz Smallwood, Lesbian Grave Lovers Tasha and Lilly, Zomboobies,
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Troma Night at the Way Out Club April 13th Bloodsucking Freaks and Tales From The Crapper

Two more crazy movies from Troma Studios will screen Friday night April 13th at The Way Out Club as part of our fourth monthly Troma Night At The Way Out Club. We’ve got a great Free double feature of gore, laughs and insanity from the lunatics at Troma Studios – and this time they’ve given us some Troma posters to give away!

The show begins at 8:30 and admission is Free !!!! Our line-up this month: Bloodsucking Freaks and Tales From The Crapper !

“This isn’t S&M, this is Art!”

Joel M. Reed directed the notorious cult-horror comedy Bllodsucking Freaks, which was the center of impassioned protests by Women Against Pornography. Seamus O’Brien stars as the epicene Sardu, who stages Grand Guignol torture performances at a downtown New York club. What the amazed audiences don’t know is that the performances are real, using kidnapped victims who are kept in cages,
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Zombie Flick Blood Lodge Mixes Skis, Zombies, and Ex-Porn Stars

Zombies check in, you don't.

New Jersey-based Graffiti Playhouse Productions is preparing to shoot the zombie movie Blood Lodge starring ex-porn star Jasmin St. Clair and The Sopranos star Vincent Pastore, who played Big Pussy on the show, and are throwing a benefit this weekend for the shoot, which starts in March in Vermont.

Considering the two odd names that topline this project, you may be wondering what is this movie about? Enter director-actor-writer-producer Kevin Orosz.

"Blood Lodge is like Zombieland meets Dazed and Confused mixed with the 1970s grindhouse movies," Orosz told ShoreNewsToday (via Avn). "A zombie attack happens in the fictional town of Ten Acres while a group of friends travel for a ski weekend. The group unites with other guests staying at the Ten Acres Lodge and tries to stay alive by fighting the zombies."

The fundraiser is being held at the Six Packs Pub in Mullica
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Zombie Flick Blood Lodge Mixes Skis, Zombies, and Ex-Porn Stars

Zombies check in, you don't.

New Jersey-based Graffiti Playhouse Productions is preparing to shoot the zombie movie Blood Lodge starring ex-porn star Jasmin St. Clair and The Sopranos star Vincent Pastore, who played Big Pussy on the show, and are throwing a benefit this weekend for the shoot, which starts in March in Vermont.

Considering the two odd names that topline this project, you may be wondering what is this movie about? Enter director-actor-writer-producer Kevin Orosz.

"Blood Lodge is like Zombieland meets Dazed and Confused mixed with the 1970s grindhouse movies," Orosz told ShoreNewsToday (via Avn). "A zombie attack happens in the fictional town of Ten Acres while a group of friends travel for a ski weekend. The group unites with other guests staying at the Ten Acres Lodge and tries to stay alive by fighting the zombies."

The fundraiser is being held at the Six Packs Pub in Mullica
See full article at HugAZombie »

Slashers in April

This month sees the release of A Nightmare on Elm Street, a remake that’s been a long time coming. With so many slasher revivals going on, be they remakes or original properties, it’s important now to look back on the genre and learn a few of its intricacies. The wealth of material to cover is staggering. The films that follow do not necessarily represent the finest work the genre has to offer, but were selected for their uniqueness and appeal.

If any of these tickle your fancy, I've included some Amazon links to buy the ones that are still in print. Unless otherwise noted, all of these releases present the films in their original aspect ratio and in their most complete versions available to date.

[Note: While extensive measures have been taken to eliminate graphic details in deconstructing the films, trailers and clips have been provided wherever applicable. They can at times be exceedingly violent, and quite spoiler-heavy. We urge you to use judgment before viewing them. Thank you.]

Inferno (IMDb)

1980, Dario Argento

The core difference between director Dario Argento’s celebrated Suspiria and its overlooked follow-up, Inferno, is simple: Inferno hates you.
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Alice, Sweet Alice

The fact that film history barely acknowledges co-writer/director Alfred Sole's sophisticated, unbelievably disturbing 1976 dark thriller/murder mystery Alice, Sweet Alice as the major work of psychological horror it is, is patently ridiculous and borderline offensive.

The grim, grisly and offbeat movie (originally released under the title Communion then re-issued as Holy Terror before getting stuck with the moniker it now bears) is an eerie, emotionally draining and thoroughly fascinating picture that needs far more love ladled on it than the lowly level it now seems to command.

Sole's prickly, melodramatic fractured masterpiece tells the tale of New Jersey divorcee Catherine Spages (Linda Miller) and her two daughters, sweet little Karen (played by a pre-Pretty Baby Brooke Shields in her movie debut) and the slightly older (and more than slightly disturbed) Alice (Paula Sheppard, who would grow up to star in the counterculture punk rock / Sci-Fi classic Liquid Sky
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