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Horrible Imaginings: The Horror Film Festival of San Diego Debuts November 6th

With all the AFM news that's come out over the past few days, you'd think there's nothing else going on anywhere. But just down the road from AFM's LA home, in sunny San Diego, a brand new film festival is set to kick off this weekend on November 6th ... Horrible Imaginings: The Horror Film Festival of San Diego.

Soto, John V. (Needle)

Los Angeles’ much-celebrated film festival Screamfest LA is now up and running October 8-17 at the Mann’s 6 in Hollywood, CA, and we thought it appropriate to catch up with yet another of the filmmakers whose genre entries will be playing at Rachel Belofsky’s tenth annual cutting compendium of all things horrific.

CONTEST CLOSED! In NYC? Win Passes to the Scary Movies 4 Film Festival in our Twitter Contest!

Our friends at the Film Society of Lincoln Center have generously given us five pairs of tickets to attend the fourth annual Scary Movies Film Festival to give away to you hungry horror-loving hounds.

Screamfest LA Award Winners Announced

On Sunday, October 17th, this writer hosted – along with the lovely Jonna Jackson - the tenth annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival Awards.

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Readers: Win Tickets to Grimm Up North's Opening Gala Night!

If you’re in the UK and live near Manchester, then you could be in luck as we have one pair of tickets for the Grimm Up North festival’s opening night (Thursday, October 28th) to give away!

Grimm Up North 2010: Opening Night Price Reduction and Short Film Selections

The 2010 Grimm Up North film festival, which runs October 28-31 in Manchester, England, is quickly approaching, and because they want fans to experience both of their great opening night events, they’ve just released a special reduced price ticket along with the full list of short films screening over the weekend.

Excl: Filmmaker Talks the Screamfest Premiere of Needle

Los Angeles’ much-celebrated film festival Screamfest LA is now up and running October 8-17 at the Mann’s 6 in Hollywood, CA, and we thought it appropriate to catch up with yet another of the filmmakers whose genre entries will be playing at Rachel Belofsky’s tenth annual cutting compendium of all things horrific.

Sid Haig to be Honored at Sitges

Well then! It looks as if the rest of the world is finally catching on to what we already knew -- Sid Haig deserves to be honored for his amazing career in the industry. He's done it all, worked with them all, and the devil is finally getting his due!

Six New Films Added to the Grimm Up North 2010 Lineup!

Along with finalizing the festival programme (click here for that), the Grimm Up North team have added six more fantastic horror/fantasy movies to their already full to bursting festival line-up! Read on for the details.

Full Lineup for Grimm Up North 2010

After careful consideration and a lot of hard work, the Grimm Up North team have announced their full festival lineup for 2010. Festival passes are still available for only £75, and individual tickets for all the main screenings will be on sale starting October 1st.

Edmonton International Film Fest Horror Lineup

Western Canada's most badass film festival returns with an incredible lineup of films beginning on September 24 and running through October 1. Wondering what's in store? Come on in and take a look!

LA Shriekfest 2010 Announces Line-Up

It's that time once again! Another one of our favorite film festivals, Shriekfest 2010, has unveiled its first round of films for you lovers of indie terror out there, and we got the scoop on what to expect!

TIFF 2010: Sony Picking up James Wan's Insidious

Everyone at the Toronto International Film Festival has been buzzing about James Wan's Insidious (look for a review soon), and distro has swooped in faster than a pissed off Grim Reaper in Peter Jackson's The Frighteners!

TIFF 2010: Spooky First Clip from James Wan's Insidious!

The Toronto International Film Festival is chugging along quite nicely, and we've got a clip from one of the biggest horror flicks playing at it - James Wan's Insidious.

Event Report: The Return of William Castle

If H.G. Lewis is the Godfather of Gore, then William Castle must be horror’s lovable Grandfather ... or at least its sneaky uncle. And just like family, we sometimes take him for granted, relegating him to the bowels of schlock cinema - a term that celebrates the gimmickry of niche movie making but not its inherent ingenuity.