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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Exclusive Images from Anthony DiBlasi’s EXTREMITY!

In previous installments of this column, I’ve offered some tantalizing behind-the-scenes information on the making of EXTREMITY, a sure-to-be-controversial work of transgressive cinema from talented director Anthony DiBlasi (LAST SHIFT, DREAD), including interviews with the director and his creative collaborators David Bond and Scott Swan, who share an enviable list of genre credits (including John […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Behind the Scenes of EXTREMITY with Director Anthony DiBlasi

Previously in this column, the writing team of Scott Swan and David Bond revealed details about a film that looks to be the ultimate word on the “extreme haunt” trend — appropriately titled EXTREMITY. They also revealed that one of my favorite genre filmmakers, Anthony DiBlasi (LAST SHIFT, MOST LIKELY TO DIE), would be helming the […]

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CINEMA IN EXTREMIS: Writers David Bond & Scott Swan Are Changing the Rules of Horror

The mission of this column is to challenge your definitions of horror film — and even the nature of cinema itself as a transgressive art form. That means not only shining a light on disturbing, challenging productions operating deep beneath the surface of what we consider mainstream [here are six prime examples], but also offering […]

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Slasher Recommendation – The 90’s Style MOST LIKELY TO DIE Slays!

It’s interesting… I still have a very clear memory of how drastically Wes Craven’s seminal “slasher” feature SCREAM changed the landscape of commercial horror upon its 1996 theatrical release. What followed were the I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER movies, then other similarly themed, somewhat self-aware “slasher” fare such as URBAN LEGENDS, VALENTINE, DISTURBING […]

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This Reunion Party Goes Awry In The MOST LIKELY TO DIE Trailer!

It’s been a really long time since we’ve seen a traditional “slasher” movie in the vein of SLAUGHTER HIGH or PROM NIGHT, but it looks like we’ve finally got a new one on the horizon. And it comes from none other than director Anthony DiBlasi! Ever since his feature debut, helming the adaptation of Clive […]

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We Talk LAST SHIFT With Director Anthony DiBlasi!

One of the strongest and most interesting voices making horror films these days has to be filmmaker Anthony DiBlasi. After helping to produce Clive Barker’s MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN, and then writing and directing the next Barker adaptation of DREAD, he’s consistently continued putting out solid genre fare like CASSADAGA and MISSIONARY. His latest, LAST SHIFT […]