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The downfall that faced Tobe Hooper's creative relationship with The Cannon Group in the eighties wasn't much different than the fate of George A. Romero's collaboration with Orion Pictures. After leaving an iconic legacy for horror in the previous decade, Hooper had a reputation to live up to when he made a three picture deal with Golan and Globus that resulted in the ambitious, but entertaining failure Lifeforce, the misunderstood parody The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, and the family friendly remake of Invaders From Mars that helped sink Cannon out of Hollywood forever.
When considering the talent involved in this production that included screenwriting duties from Dan O' Bannon and special effects from legends like Stan Winston (who was simultaneously working on James Cameron's Aliens), John Dykstra (Star Wars) and Alec Gillis, this quite frankly should have been an exhilarating fantasy spectacle at the very least. Ironically, »
- Sean McClannahan
The Walker Stalkers podcast fans are in for a treat, as Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment has officially partnered with Walker Stalkers, LLC and their increasingly popular Walker Stalker Con events. As part of their partnership, The Walker Stalkers podcast will be featured on Skybound's website and The Walking Dead Escape at the San Diego Comic-Con will be revamped. Also included in our latest round-up are new The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 and Intruder T-shirts from Fright Rags, as well as details on Kirk Von Hammett's 2nd Annual Fear FestEvil, which has added Bill Moseley and many more special guests to its lineup and will feature a free Carnival of Chaos this year.
Skybound and Walker Stalker Con: Press Release - "Los Angeles, CA – March 26, 2015 – Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment has announced a new partnership with Walker Stalkers, LLC. The collaboration will offer cutting edge interactive experiences for Walker Stalker Con attendees, »
- Derek Anderson
Jason Voorhees, the living dead of George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead, the librarian phantom from Ghostbusters, the reanimated dead of Cemetery Man—these memorable horror movie characters and many more came to life onscreen due in large part to the talented hands and crafty eyes of FX legends Tom Savini, Steve Johnson, and Sergio Stivaletti.
Tate Steinsiek, an FX artist who also has an impressive résumé, teaches Ill Willed FX Workshops around the world, and on his international tour this summer, he's bringing in the aforementioned talented trio to offer their priceless advice in select sessions, with Savini joining the Amsterdam series, Johnson coming in for the Dublin series, and Stivaletti set for the Rome series. Also included in our latest round-up are details for Dark Horse's Plants vs. Zombies: Bully for You #1, the first issue in a new comic miniseries debuting in June, as well as »
- Derek Anderson
3 items from 2015
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