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Films 

Legendary Director Frank Henenlotter Coming To TEXAS FRIGHTMARE!

Texas Frightmare Weekend is proud to announce that award-winning genre film distributor Arrow Video US has joined forces with the convention as one of their 2017 Presenting Sponsors! This new partnership will bring many incredible opportunities for our attendees including guest announcements, new titles, VIP gift bag goodies and more! First up, Arrow Video US […]

Comic Books Films Real Life Scares 

Jailed For His Comics?! The True Story of Mike Diana Can Now Be Told

They say that fact is stranger than fiction. And regarding the following case, it’s definitely hard to believe just how much trouble a self-published comic book was able to cause for its creator. So much so that authorities were convinced by his gory drawings that he was a serial killer! But first, let’s give some […]

Films 

We Scream For “Scream Queens” On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

This week on Shock Waves, join hosts Rob Galluzzo and Ryan Turek as they catch up on all the latest horrors! First, they discuss FX legend Steve Johnson’s new Kickstarter campaign for his epic bio book RUBBERHEAD: SEX, DRUGS & SPECIAL FX. We also chat about custom-made horror board games and the new ZOMBI comic […]

Films 

Five Remarkable New York City Horror Films

As horror film devotees, we are constantly revisiting our favorite monster shows and relishing in cinematic excursions into darkness. A lot of common tropes become part of our personal lexicon and understanding, and one such ingredient frequently used would be the way in which horror cinema sometimes presents its curtain raiser. It alienates its featured […]

Films 

Synapse Brings Back Belial In High Def For BASKET CASE 2 & 3 On Blu-Ray!

As a die-hard fan of the work of writer/director Frank Henenlotter, this is the news I’d been waiting for! Synapse-Films has announced Blu-Ray releases for both BASKET CASE 2 and BASKET CASE 3! Something Weird Video has already done a stellar Blu-Ray release of the original BASKET CASE, so finally with these sequels forthcoming, we […]

Comic Books Films 

10 Franchises We’d Love To See As Comic Books

Growing up, my two greatest loves were horror movies and comic books. So when Marvel very briefly flirted with doing a series based on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, it was nirvana for me! (Read all about it here.) Although cancelled after 2 issues, other comic companies in the early 90’s picked up the mantle […]

Films 

The Awesomely Twisted Films of Frank Henenlotter

To know Frank Henenlotter is to love him. If you consider yourself to have a love of horror movies, a slightly twisted sense of humor, and a deep abiding love of all things grindhouse, then Frank Henenlotter is a filmmaker you must become instantly intimate with (and if you read that to be sexual, I’m […]

Films 

CineSlaughter Exhibit Pays Tribute To Exploitation Cult Classics

As a lover of all things horror and art, I stop by Hyaena Gallery over in Burbank on a regular basis. If anything, to check out what’s new and exciting and primarily because I just enjoy talking shop with gallery owner & curator Bill Shafer. On my most recent visit, I got a preview of this month’s “CineSlaughter” […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Best Films from the Something Weird Vault

When Mike Vraney (1957 – 2014) founded Something Weird Video in 1990, it quickly grew into the premiere collection of schlock, gore, and sleaze sought voraciously and lasciviously by an entire generation of home video fanatics. Vraney had the courage to dig deep and come up with some of the oddest, sexiest, grossest, and just […]