One partnership that's sure to go down in history as one of our genre's finest is that of Synapse Films and the beloved Coffin Joe. And fans living in Brooklyn, New York and Englewood, Ohio, have a chance to witness it first-hand ... for FREE! From the Press Release:
The wait to get our hands on a Blu-ray of Embodiment of Evil (review here) has been nearly unbearable, and unfortunately it's about to last another couple of weeks longer.
Oh, Synapse Films. You are officially our hero of the week! Coffin Joe's latest tale of terror on Blu-ray? We love you. We just love you. Get excited, folks! If you're not familiar with the insanity of the Coffin Joe flicks, you're in for a real treat!
The Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting a Brazilian horror festival entitled "DEATH DEALER: Introducing Coffin Joe, Brazil’s Horror Superstar" and has joined forces with Dread Central to provide two lucky winners with a pair of tickets each to the January 23rd screenings of At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul, This Night I’ll Possess Your Corpse, and Awakening of the Beast.
This is the first news story of 2010 that I'm excited about! The third film in José Mojica Marins' Coffin Joe trilogy, The Embodiment of Evil, is coming home next year!
Reviewed by Evil Andy Starring José Mojica Marins, Jece Valadão, Rui Rezende, Cristina Aché, Cléo de Páris, Nara Sakarê Directed by José Mojica Marins Written by José Mojica Marins and Dennison Ramalho
Is there any doubt what huge José Mojica Marins fans we are here at Dread Central? The man is, quite simply, a badass! And it seems Trembles agrees with us; dig on his Embodiment of Evil review to see just how far out this latest installment in the Coffin Joe saga takes us.
This morning one of the ghouls over at Anchor Bay UK dropped the goods news in our laps that they’ve acquired the latest Coffin Joe film, Embodiment of Evil, for DVD release in Great Britain!
Way back in August, when one could still go outside without extra layers, we told you guys about a cool little project that, while not directly related to Coffin Joe, was close enough for comfort, an animated short called “Undertaker”.
Reviewed by Debi Moore Starring José Mojica Marins, Jece Valadão, Rui Rezende, Cristina Aché, Cléo de Páris, Nara Sakarê Directed by José Mojica Marins Written by José Mojica Marins and Dennison Ramalho
Issue #85 December 2008 As is my tradition, allow me to first point out how incredibly badass the art is for the latest issue of Rue Morgue. Another spectacular piece by Ghoulish Gary Pullin!
Ladies and gentlemen, could we finally be looking down the barrel of the first Coffin Joe movie done entirely in English? Production house One Eyed Films is hoping so, as they've added a project on their official site called Santo Amaro: The Bitter Garden
Heaven and Coffin Joe do not mix. But if there is a heaven for Coffin Joe fans, I just experienced it. I was privileged to attend the premiere of Encarnação do Demônio (The Embodiment of Evil), August 5 in São Paulo, Brazil.
Those of you with cable (a number I blissfully don’t count myself among) will have a lot to look forward to from IFC in the coming months. An article in Variety today reports that London-based One-Eyed Films has just sold a nine-picture package to IFC containing all the Coffin Joe movies!