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Films 

EXORCIST III Getting A Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray From Scream Factory!

It’s been rumored since December of last year, and now Scream Factory has confirmed what we hoped! They will be unleashing a “collector’s edition” Blu-Ray of William Peter Blatty’s much-celebrated EXORCIST sequel, EXORCIST III: LEGION! It arrives on October 25th, just in time for the Halloween season in a 2 disc set. And while features […]

Films Music 

Groove To The Sweet Sounds Of The PHANTASM Theme Remixed By Nightcrawler!

A big part of our love of classic movies goes hand in hand with their theme songs. It’s impossible not to immediately think of the soundtrack to a horror flick when I say the words HALLOWEEN or PSYCHO or THE EXORCIST. One of my personal faves (and up until Mondo’s recent limited release, most coveted) […]

Films 

We #RESPECT And Bow Down To Nada, The One And Only Roddy Piper!

Sometimes, there are characters in genre pictures that are so darned righteous and awesome, you can’t stop thinking about them or their amazing feats long after the movie is over. This column is dedicated to those cinematic bad-asses that keep us coming back for more. And who better to salute, while kicking ass and chewing […]

Films Music 

How Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone Ended Up Scoring John Carpenter’s THE THING

It’s been amazing to see the sudden renascence of the work of John Carpenter, not just as a director and arguably the “master of horror,” but in particular for all the music he’s composed for his movies. He’s currently in the middle of a world tour in support of his two albums “Lost Themes” and “Lost […]

Films 

We Chat With PHANTASM Writer/Director Don Coscarelli!

Don Coscarelli is not only one of our favorite filmmakers in the genre, but in our humble opinion also one of the most underrated of the “Masters Of Horror” gang. His last 2 films alone, JOHN DIES AT THE END and BUBBA HO-TEP are as vibrant, radical and fun as his horror debut PHANTASM was […]

Films 

DOUBLE TAKE! Revisiting THE FLY & THE RETURN OF THE FLY!

OK, my confession of the week is that I really wanted an excuse to revisit and gush about the 1989 version of THE FLY II. So in order to do that, I’ve decided to make this week’s “Double Take” a double feature of the original 1958 THE FLY, paired up with its 1959 sequel THE […]