House of the Devil
It's been a while since we've been treated to an edition of Joe Lynch's Body Count on G4's "Attack of the Show", but he's back and ready to dish his latest picks from the gory side of the street.
There's a wide range of excellent films hitting home video this week from the exceptionally fun time to be had in Zombieland to the super creepy (and authentic feeling) The House of the Devil to two werewolf-themed entries: The Wolf Man (Special Edition, Universal Legacy Series) and the complete She-Wolf of London series.
It seems like lately the more retro something is, the cooler it is. Maybe that's because things are really rough nowadays and hearkening back to what we perceive to be a simpler time brings us a few much needed smiles. Or maybe it's that at the very least movie posters were so much cooler back in the day before the era of floating heads.
Barely 29 years old, editor/writer/director Ti West has accomplished what many older directors can only dream about - having four featur
Barely 29 years old, editor/writer/director Ti West has accomplished what many older directors can only dream about - having four feature films under his belt. And more to come. His most recent credit is the period piece 1980s horror flick The House of the Devil, and he has been receiving the sort of accolades that those more seasoned directors can also only salivate over.
The good folks over at Dark Sky Films sure know how to flex their creative marketing! Keen-eyed readers of the Village Voice are sure to run across a very suspicious "Babysitter Wanted" ad! Does anyone out there have the guts to call the number and apply? We DARE you to!
One of our favorite flicks of last year, Ti West's retro thriller The House of the Devil, is finally coming home to DVD and Blu-ray on February 2, 2010, and to celebrate its release, one hell of a cool promo item has been sent out to us lucky bastards!
One of our favorite flicks of the year, Ti West's retro thriller The House of the Devil, is finally coming home on DVD and Blu-ray early next year, and we've got the artwork and specs to help further whet your appetites.
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Independent Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced nominations this morning for the 25th Film Independent Spirit Awards, and we couldn't be more pleased to announce that Paranormal Activity is the recipient of one of them. Congratulations to all parties involved!
Avant garde composer Jeff Grace has credits ranging from The Lord of the Rings trilogy to Gangs of New York to Cronenberg's Spider, and most recently he has written two new scores for Ti West's spooky The House of the Devil and Graham Reznick's original thriller I Can See You. They are being released together this month on one CD.
Tonight only, director Ti West and actress Jocelin Donahue will be holding a Q&A session after the 7:20pm and 9:45pm screenings of The House of the Devil at the Sunset 5 in Los Angeles.
Ah, Twitter. You've changed just about everything, haven't you? You and your little bird. I never thought I'd ever partake in something known as "tweeting", but yes, I too am addicted! Now members of the online mini-blogging service will have a chance to talk with director Ti West about his latest film The House of the Devil (review here).
On Sunday, October 25th, the ninth annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival Awards were held at Level 3 at the Hollywood & Highland Complex in Hollywood.
This scribe hit Rachel Belofsky’s Screamfest LA in Hollywood, CA, last night (as I do every night – extensive video and stills below), where Ti West, the director of The House of the Devil (review here) (screening as the fest’s "Centerpiece Film"), talked up his new series "Dead and Lonely", which begins airing on IFC Monday, October 26th, as well as the dust-up surroundng his Cabin Fever 2 (sort of).