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“Mr. Horror Presents”

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 by Vomitron

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Mr. Horror Presents   jan doense pic 216x300 news Mr. Horror aka Jan Doense is known as the foremost horror guru of The Netherlands and Belgium. In everyday life he’s a filmmaker and film journalist and has been for many years the driving force behind the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival (formerly The Weekend of Terror). He also witnessed the births of The Night of Bad Taste (aka “De Nacht van de Wansmaak“), The All-Night Horror Show and the Dutch fanzine Shocking News (aka “Schokkend Nieuws”).

On the “Mr. Horror Presents” label he brings together some of his personal favorites: a collection of (modern) horror classics that were previously unreleased on DVD in the Benelux countries.

Mr. Horror Presents   living colour minilogo news The DVDs are distributed by Living Colour Entertainment.


Director’s Cut Of Combat Shock to be released

Friday, April 10th, 2009 by Sterf

Directors Cut Of Combat Shock to be released   combatshock 84x120 news Troma is about to release the Director’s Cut of the 1986 film Combat Shock. The press-release proclaims thusly:

Troma Team Video is proud to present the 2-Disc Never-Before-Seen Director’s Cut of Buddy Giovinazzo’s dark, nihilistic masterwork ‘Combat Shock’. Combat Shock has remained hidden in the underground video universe for more than 25 years, and has now fully ripened to disgust, revolt and depress a new generation of indie film viewers. Released theatrically in 1986, the film was dismissed mostly by mainstream critics, but scarred the retinas of the indie cult/horror counterculture and is now regarded as one of the supreme classics of 1980s underground cinema. Inspired by true ghastly headlines about tormented war veterans, Giovinazzo centers his story on Frankie Dunlan, a Vietnam veteran whose life is a festering sewer of poverty, hopelessness and violence.

Extra’s include the original cut of the film called American Nightmares, interviews, audio-commentary, three never-before-seen short films and more. To be released on the 28th of July.

Pre-order here.

Click the more for more information and the trailer.

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BIFFF 2009

Friday, April 3rd, 2009 by Vomitron

BIFFF 2009   bifff2009fullcr 300x195 news It’s that time of the year again, girls & ghouls. On the 9th of April the 27th edition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival will kick off two weeks of horrifying mayhem at the Tour & Taxis location. The traditional cocktail of new releases in the field of Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and all possible related subgenres will be present again. Estimated roughly, we’re talking over 60 films, in and out of competition, short films and other events. Be prepared to wield your way through the Good, the Bad and the Very Ugly to find those hidden gems. Things might get a little bloody. You have been warned.

Are you up for the challenge, or just curious like that one little cat that got killed because of it? Then visit BIFFF’s official website for a complete overview of this year’s program.

Watch this page for updates.

Calibro 35 live @ Cinema Nova

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 by Vomitron

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Bringing you music from an era when Italy was still a free country…

The music of Calibro 35 is a delicious combination of original 60′s & 70′s theme songs and contemporary compositions of their own.

Last friday they performed live at Offscreen Film Festival. Accompanied by visuals, samples and outtakes from many obscure Italian genre films on Cinema Nova’s big silver screen, Calibro 35 gave us a memorable performance. Groovy as hell and psychedelically warped.

At our Offscreen 2009 page you can find a photographic impression of how it all went down… (scroll down to see pics). Alternatively, click on the more to see the pics.

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A Look At The Lesbian Vampires

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 by Sterf

A Look At The Lesbian Vampires   lvk 150x113 news The people at Total Film have interviewed each of the ‘lesbians’ from the upcoming movie Lesbian Vampire Killers (as in lesbian vampires, not lesbian vampire-slayers) and got some great pictures of too while they were at it.

Check their pictures and links to the interviews out after the more.

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