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We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes details on The Book, which brings together some of the biggest names in Italian horror, a trailer for Dead of the Nite, new releases from Cavity Colors, and much more:
First Details on The Book: “The Book sees the ultimate collaborative Italian horror film unfold before your very eyes. A one off project of unprecedented scale, The Book brings together, for the very first time, the writers, directors, actors, composers and artists behind the finest Italian genre cinema of the past sixty years. This includes the creative forces behind the Giallo movement, Spaghetti Westerns, Eurocrime and more. Each director will be given the opportunity to showcase their own personal vision of Rome, spread across a dozen episodes. Each segment in this feature film will contain a unique blend of macabre thriller, »
- Tamika Jones
If you're a fan of Italian horror films and your list of favorite filmmakers includes names like Ruggero Deodato and Lamberto Bava, then boy, are you in for a treat. Read on for all the details about an exciting upcoming horror anthology called The Book, which will only get funded with Your help!
From the Press Release
The Book sees the ultimate collaborative Italian horror film unfold before your very eyes.
A one-off project of unprecedented scale, The Book brings together, for the very first time, the writers, directors, actors, composers, and artists behind the finest Italian genre cinema of the past sixty years. This includes the creative forces behind the Giallo movement, Spaghetti Westerns, Eurocrime, and more. Each director will be given the opportunity to showcase his own personal vision of Rome, spread across a dozen episodes. Each segment in this feature film will contain a unique blend of macabre thriller, »
- John Squires
(Editor’s Note: For this weeks A Look Back At, Josh Soriano tackles 1974′s supremely wild Exorcist ripoff, The Antichrist! Check out his review below, which is guaranteed to be one of the most in-depth on the net!)
The Exorcist is considered one of the most frightening films of all time for several reasons. Once of those reasons is because it’s a near-perfect film in every way, so attempting to mimic it seems like a losing battle. Most often movies made to cash in on another wildly popular film tend to be inferior to the template but I have to say, as far as imitations of the Freidkin’s classic go, The Antichrist is on the better end of the spectrum. There’s no denying that it’s peppered with elements of eurotrash but if you’re a sucker for satanic horror films, then you’ll find an abundance »
- Justin Edwards
Today may not be a massive day for home video for some people, but most people have not been introduced to the insane fun of I Come In Peace (or Dark Angel, whichever floats your Lundgren boat). It’s something of a miracle that Scream Factory’s brought it to Blu-ray, and a testament to how incredible they are. Also out from Scream & Shout Factory are Larry Cohen’s Q: The Winged Serpent on Blu-ray, Charles Bronson & Lee Marvin’s western team-up Death Hunt, an action-packed double feature of The Barbarians and The Norseman, and last but not least Season 3 of The Walking Dead from Anchor Bay.
I’ve attached artwork and links below to purchase if you so desire!
Fright At Home: August 27th’s DVD & Blu-ray Releases
- Justin Edwards
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