5 items from 2010
The 7th annual Rock and Shock Horror and Music Festival has just expanded its guest list yet again, and we've got the lowdown on who's been added to join the previously announced Danny Trejo, George Romero, Adrienne Barbeau, Gwar, Rob Zombie/Alice Cooper, and many more.
The additions include writer director Adam Green (Frozen, Hatchet/Hatchet II), Doug Bradley (Hellraiser series), Dee Wallace-Stone (Et, The Howling), Meg Foster (Go Straight to Hell, They Live), Eileen Dietz (The Exorcist), and yours truly, Uncle Creepy, who will be helping to man the Dread Central table and hosting panels along with the lovely Penny Dreadful.
Joining these new kids are Trejo, Romero, Barbeau, Scout Taylor-Compton, Ruggero Deodato, Gary Busey, Jake Busey, David Hess, Terrance Zdunich, Ogre, William Katt, Brian Steele, Thom Matthews, Beverly Randolph, and the Charles Band Road Show. Author Joe Knetter will be there as will many, many bands like perennial favorite Gwar, »
- Uncle Creepy
You have to wonder about two guys who call their plays "theatre for sick little monkeys." But by all accounts, that's exactly what playwright James Comtois and director Pete Boisvert have been producing.How else would you describe a company that once created a play in which "the cruelly-named Nervous Boy wanders around a grotesque nightmare version of the city and comes across New Yorkers of every kind, from rude cell phone users, belligerent alcoholics, pretentious academics, screaming couples, demons from the underworld and brain-dead zombies as he tries to burn a recently earned paycheck in order to maintain his sanity." "We've got a fairly dark sense of humor," says Boisvert. "There's very few moments in these plays that don't have a wide vein of humor running underneath them even though they can be [taking place in] very dark situations."Their newest play, "The Little One," is no exception. In the play, Cynthia, »
What the hell are The 2010 Golden Cob Awards? Well, every year during the B-Movie Celebration, awards are presented recognizing the best in genre cinema. This year the awards are being held September 24th, 25th and 26th in Franklin, Indiana USA.
Aside from the standard 'Best Scream Queen' category, you'll see that Joelle Troisi (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead) and Kristin Hellebust (Dead Snow) are rare Best Special FX nominees. Despite the fact that no women appear in the Director or Lifetime Achievment categories, Lis Fies is up for Best Emerging Filmmaker for her feature The Commune. The female-directed 'Penny Dreadful' is up for Best Horror Hostess, while Janet Leigh is the only female choice for B-Movie Hall of Fame entry. Vote.
Happy Birthday, monster movies! An unprecedented birthday party is planned at 100YearsofMonsterMovies.com for the monster movie genre, which turns 100-years old this month. Beginning today at 5Pm Est, the "100 Years of Monster Movies" campaign kicks off with a nonstop webcast of monster movies, from classics like Night of the Living Dead and The Wasp Woman to modern gorefests like Creature from the Hillbilly Lagoon and Bacterium . The event, which will be simulcast at ChillerTV.com , ends Sunday night at 9Pm with a screening of the monster movie that started it all, Thomas Edison's 1910 short Frankenstein . Between the films will be live intros by "horror hosts," cult personalities with names like Penny Dreadful, Count Von Scary and Doktor »
Happy Birthday, monster movies! An unprecedented birthday party is planned over at the newly launched 100YearsofMonsterMovies.com website for the monster movie genre, which turns 100 years old this month. Beginning Friday, March 26, at 5Pm Edt, the “100 Years of Monster Movies” campaign kicks off with a nonstop webcast of monster movies from classics like Night of the Living Dead and The Wasp Woman to modern gorefests like Creature from the Hillbilly Lagoon and Bacterium.
The event, which will be simulcast on ChillerTV.com, ends Sunday night at 9Pm with a screening of the monster movie that started it all, Thomas Edison’s 1910 short Frankenstein.
“We want to celebrate the 100th birthday of the monster movie with an old fashioned scare-a-thon,” said Executive Producer Joe Sena of pop-culture marketing company SphereWerx Micromedia. “Among his other inventions, Edison invented the monster movie in 1910, and we felt this was a fitting way to mark the occasion. »
- Uncle Creepy
5 items from 2010
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