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Planet Fury recently ran a piece titled "Ten Canadian Genre/Horror Filmmakers to Watch For," and while it was a fine overview of up-and-coming directors from America's neighbor to the north, one name was conspicuous in its absence: Montreal-based filmmaker Maude Michaud.
Over the last few years, Michaud has been going about the business of quietly building an estimable catalog of films that, though nominally horror flicks, might best be classified as Cinéma Fantastique. Since 2005, Michaud has co-produced an arthouse drama and written, directed, produced and shot eight dark, ambitious short films as well as a five-part documentary web series, all of which were lauded by critics and played extensively on the festival circuit.
It's true Michaud is still something of an indie darling, yet that's all the more reason she should've been included in a list of emerging filmmakers. But with production of her first feature, Dys-, set to begin later this year, »
January 19th is not just a memorable date because it was the day former WWE Superstar Bam Bam Bigelow died, it's also the birthdate of Edgar Allan Poe. And, in a blending of historic horror with a modern master, Doug Bradley (famous for his portrayal of Pinhead in eight Hellraiser films) will be reading one of Poe's most beloved works on Delamorte's Dungeon of Delights radio show.
Hosted by Rob Delamorte, the radio show, airing at 11pm Est, will feature Bradley delivering a Poe tale in his own chilling style. And you have a chance to get involved in the action. The Facebook Page for Doug Bradley's Spinechillers (a collection of classic tales read by icons of horror cinema like Robert Englund, Jeffrey Combs and Bradley himself) currently has a poll set up for listeners to vote on which story they would like Bradley to read…The Tell-Tale Heart, »
- Doctor Gash
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