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For their seventh annual edition, the Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival is really blowing things up!
Well, not literally. But the world’s premiere horror movie fest is expanding to over double its regular size, screening over 50 films on nine terrifying nights Oct. 10-18 at its new home, the prestigious AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The scares kick off on the 10th with the return of local fave filmmaker Richard Bates, Jr. with the feature-length version of Excision about a teenage girl obsessed with becoming a surgeon. The film co-stars John Waters, Malcolm McDowell and Traci Lords. Bates’ original short Excision on which the feature is based screened at Spooky Movie back in 2008.
A few other Spooky Movie alumni who are back with highly anticipated new films include Mike Davis‘ “green” horror movie President Wolfman, which is composed entirely of public domain footage mixed with a rip-roarin »
- Mike Everleth
Last May "Elvira's Horror Hunt" began searching for features and shorts to be screened at the September HorrorHound Weekend with grand prize winners to be announced by Elvira herself during the con. Seven features and 13 shorts have been selected, and we have all the details here.
From the Press Release:
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, is excited to announce the films which have been selected for the 2012 edition of “Elvira’S Horror Hunt,” a horror film festival and competition presented in association with “Stan Lee’s Comikaze” and HorrorHound Magazine. The Festival, hosted in person by Elvira and Peaches Christ, is taking place in Indianapolis, Indiana, September 7th-9th.
Three (3) features and three (3) short films will be selected and presented to an all-star jury which includes Sybil Danning (Reform School Girls, Grindhouse), Bill Moseley (Texas Chainsaw Massacre II, Repo! The Genetic Opera), film writer and personality Job Bob Briggs, »
- The Woman In Black
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