Is there any more enduring horror icon than the vampire? Sure, zombies have their fans, but overall vamps seem to rule the day. So it makes perfect sense they finally have a convention all their own: Vampire-Con, running August 14th–16th, 2009, in Hollywood, CA.
The date is the 31st of May, 2009. Let me just say this first and foremost; I go to a shit ton of conventions. Shit ton as in a whole lot of conventions. And believe it or not, I've never done a write-up on any of them. I've filmed plenty of videos at conventions and talked about them on podcasts and what have you, but never written an article about one.
No, it’s not Microsoft’s follow-up to Windows Vista – it’s the 2009 Crypticon being held at the Seattle Center June 5th through June 7th!
Do you realize it has now been a full 24 hours since we've had a new article related to Twilight? I know all you hardcore Twilight fans need your Twilight fix. Perhaps you should all get together on a boat, take a trip up to Alaska, and along the way visit the actual Forks, Washington: the quaint little perpetually overcast town that Edward and Bella call home.
If you live in or around the London, England, area, then you have a chance to participate in the world’s biggest zombie walk, which is being filmed during The Big Chill music festival for Chris Boyle's mockumentary I Spit on Your Rave.
The Dances With Films festival in Los Angeles is one of the last few real "indie" fests you'll find these days. That means no big budgets, no name actors, just raw undiscovered talent.
If EA Games have taught gamers anything it's that "it's in the game." For horror fans said it is recognized as demons, creatures, blood, gore, and terror. So what does the house that Madden built have in store for genre lovers in the coming months? Let's take a look at a sampling of their E3 line-up!
Ever since the early Atari days Activision has been pumping out quality games. Join us as we take a quick look at what the software giant has announced and in store for genre fans at the upcoming E3 show in June!
With the big-daddy of video game shows, E3, just around the corner, Sega of America announced what they'll have on tap for us fans of blood, gore, monsters, and weirdness! Let's take a quick look, shall we? From the press release:
The B-Movie Celebration of Shelbyville and Franklin, Indiana, is set to get underway in September, and they've just released the long roll call of films they plan to be showing. It's a doozy! This is a great opportunity to watch some awesome rarely shown titles up on a far larger screen than what's sitting in your living room.
Tonight horror fans got the rare chance to relive their childhood at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica, which hosted a Joe Dante double feature of his 1984 creature feature masterpiece Gremlins that was followed up with his 1990 sequel Gremlins 2: The New Batch.
After being claimed by some particularly nasty fires in California, everyone's favorite horny gorilla is back with a brand new ride and some brand new tricks! But will he still have the banana breath?!? Check out the glorious news in the press release below:
The After Dark Horrorfest has become a genre staple of sorts by releasing eight films to die for every year. True, they're not all winners but over the years some real gems have emerged from the mediocre, and there will be more to come.
If you live in Portland, Oregon (as I do) or close by, or just happen to be in the area this weekend, make sure to check out the Zompire Undead Film Festival being held May 15-17, 2009, at the classic Hollywood Theater (where Bruce Campbell himself has premiered and hosted showings of The Man With The Screaming Brain and My Name Is Bruce).
The Tribeca Film Festival is as much a staple of New York City as the buildings lining its streets or the cab drivers flipping you off. We are inundated with countless new projects from across the planet, all packed into a few days. This year's lineup didn't leave much room for our lovely horror, but there were some moments to be had!