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Episode 105: ‘The Tall Man’

This week Michael & I sit down and talk about Pascal Laugier’s The Tall Man, the follow-up to 2008′s Martyrs, which is available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Netflix Instant.

Show Notes:

Intro

What We’ve Been Watching (1:30)

Michael: Mlb Playoffs, The Eyes of Edward James, The Demonology of Desire, Dead Silence

Andy: The Voice, Sons of Anarchy, The X Factor, The Walking Dead, Dexter

Picks of the Week for October 23, 2012 (15:08)

Michael’s Pick:

Price: $19.96

Andy’s Pick:

Price: $132.98

News (24:24)

The Nycc Footage for ‘Evil Dead’ Has Crawled Out of The Cellar Check out the First Footage of ‘Carrie’ Surrounded by Her Fiery Destruction The Joker Gets a Facelift in New Batman Story ‘Death Of The Family’

Break (36:19)

The Tall Man Discussion (38:10)

Outro (1:15:49)

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2011 Bram Stoker International Film Festival Lineup Announced

  • Dread Central
The 2011 Bram Stoker International Film Festival, running October 28th-31st, takes place in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, and shows independent narrative features, documentaries, and shorts from around the world, many of which will be having their world or UK premieres at this year's fest. Read on for all the details regarding the lineup!

Below is a list of all the films screening this year. Other events include a Vampire Ball on Saturday, October 29th; a performance of The Feast of Blood on Sunday, October 30th; and the Scorpius Dance Theatre's production of A Vampire's Tale on Halloween itself. In addition, the following awards will be presented at the festival:

Best Picture

Best Short

Best Director

Best Effects

Best Script...

...and a special Lifetime Achievement Award

For more info visit the official Bram Stoker International Film Festival website, and click here for ticket packages.

Absentia - UK Premiere

Director: Mike Flanagan
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Trio of Rodrigo Gudino Short Films Snag Multiple Film Fest Awards

One filmmaker we've had our eyes on for quite some time around these parts is Rue Morgue President Rodrigo Gudino, and he dropped us a line today with an update on the worldwide tour he and three of his short films went on this Halloween season.

As Gudino tells us, "'The Facts in the Case of Mister Hollow' (review here), 'The Demonology of Desire', and 'The Eyes of Edward James' had screenings in South Africa, Las Vegas, Georgia, Texas, and Boston. Along the way the films managed to create a stir and even snag a few awards.

Philip Nutman, programmer for Atlanta's Buried Alive! Film Fest writes 'The Demonology of Desire' (review here) 'was a big hit both with the audience and the jury, who had a meltdown over the film.' The end result was that the festival established a new awards category
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Exclusive: Winners at the The 5th Annual Buried Alive Film Festival Announced

Exclusive: Winners at the The 5th Annual Buried Alive Film Festival Announced
The Fifth Annual Buried Alive Film Festival invaded Atlanta’s historic Plaza Theater November 12-13th, showcasing the best in international short and feature length independent horror films. Hosted by author and horror evangelist Phil Nutman, the festival boasted the southeastern premiere of Frank Hennenlotter’s “Herschell Gordon Lewis, The Godfather of Gore” documentary, as well as screenings of Terry Gilliam’s short, “The Legend of Hallowdega,” and Greg Nicotero’s “United Monster Talent Agency.” Other highlights included appearances from filmmakers Ashley Thorpe and Andre Paim, who traveled to the festival from England and Brazil respectively, as well as the crew from Collective Studio in Michigan. (Pictured Left: Filmmakers Ashley Thorpe and Andre Paim. Photo Courtesy Buried Alive Film Festival.) Other feature screenings included a screening of H.G. Lewis’ “Two Thousand Maniacs”, and the Southeastern premieres of “Satan Hates You” and “She Wolf Rising.”

The hub of Atlanta’s thriving horror film loving community,
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Texas Frightmare Weekend Unveils Its Film Festival Slate

There's Lots of horror coming to the Lone Star state this April, and we've got the early word on what movies you can expect to see playing during the Texas Frightmare Film Festival.

From the Press Release

"Texas Frightmare Weekend announced it has extended the dates for its companion Texas Frightmare Film Festival this year (April 28–May 1). Highlights from the lineup include the Us premiere of Tim Sullivan’s 2001 Maniacs: Field Of Screams, George Romero’s Survival Of The Dead, and Adam Green’s Sundance hit Frozen.

Green’s Frozen stars Shawn Ashmore, Emma Bell, and Kevin Zegers and follows the life or death choices a trio of skiers and snowboarders must make when they find themselves abandoned on a ski resort chairlift. The film, which was a surprise hit at the Sundance Film Festival in January, will screen at the Studio Movie Grill in Lewisville on Wednesday, April 28, at 7:00Pm.
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DVD Giveaway: Curious Stories, Crooked Symbols

Founding editor and publisher of Rue Morgue Magazine, Rod Gudino, has now extended his reach into film and his first venture is a successful one. His shorts have been selected by over 50 international film festivals and won numerous awards, not to mention a pat on the back by Guillermo Del Toro himself. Shorts included on the Curious Stories, Crooked Symbols DVD are: The Eyes of Edward James, The Demonology of Desire, and the Genie-nominated The Facts In he Case of Mister Hollow . You'll find a full review of this acclaimed disc here . The cats at Rue Morgue have offered up ten (10) discs to give away to Shock Till You Drop readers. Submit your Full Name And Address to ryanrot@gmail.com . Be sure to include "Curious" in the subject header. We'll choose ten...
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DVD news: Train art, new IFC/Mpi releases, etc.

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Lionsgate Home Entertainment sent Fango the cover art (see it below) for its DVD of Train, which we initially reported on here. Starring Thora Birch (pictured) and written/directed by Gideon Raff, the movie, in which a college wrestling team is butchered while traveling on an Eastern European train, arrives November 17. See our Raff interview in Fango #288, on sale in October.

IFC Films and Mpi Home Video sent along info and covers for a quartet of genre titles they’re jointly releasing in October. Streeting Oct. 13 are The Objective, the paranormal thriller centering on a group of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, directed and co-written by The Blair Witch Project’s Daniel Myrick (see our review here), and Left Bank, an acclaimed occult chiller by Belgian director Pieter Van Hees about a young woman encountering frightening phenomena after moving into her boyfriend’s apartment. Coming Oct. 27 are Sauna, a Finnish
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Fantastic Fest 2008 Filmmaker Guests

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We'll have lots of guests at Fantastic Fest this year, more than ever before. Here are just a few of the many interesting people who'll be joining us this year, in no particular order. We'll continually update our roster so keep an eye on this page.

Filmmakers and Actors

Norihiro Koizumi (Gachi Boy: Wrestling With A Memory)

A young, talented director who is quickly making his mark in the Japanese filmmaking scene. At the tender age of 25, he directed his first major feature-length film, “Midnight Sun.” “Midnight Sun” was not only critically-acclaimed, but became a commercial hit, grossing over 1 billion yen at the Japanese boxoffice. His latest film, “Gachi Boy Wrestling with a Memory,” won the grand prix at the Udine Far East Film Festival.

Nacho Vigalondo (Shorts Program)

Last year at Fantastic Fest noted Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo won the Next Wave competition, later securing domestic distribution for Timecrimes
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The 2008 Fantastic Fest Jury members and films

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We are proud to present the 2008 Fantastic Fest Jury Members and Jury Films. Awards for all these catagories as well as the Amd Next Wave, Bloodshots, Fantastic Fest bumper, Fantastic Fest online, best Shakey Face and Audience Award will be all be announced at the Fantastic Fest Awards Ceremony on Monday, September 22.

The 2008 Animated Shorts Official Selections:

Bernie's Doll

Blood Will Tell

City Wasp

Coffee Vending Machine and His Sword

Dog

The Facts in the Case of Mr Hollow

Fantaisie in Bubblewrap

Film Noir

Fish

Game Over

Karaoke Show

Muto

The Squirrel Next Door

Violeta

The Watermelon Chickens

For the first time this year, the Animated Shorts will play as a program at Fantastic Fest, screening three times throughout the festival, 3:45 Pm on Thu, Sep 18, 1:45 Pm on Sun, Sep 21, and 3:50 Pm on Wed, Sep 24.

Members of the Animated Shorts jury:

Sammi Inoue Harte: is a founder of
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