Ready for one of the most unusual promotions we’ve ever done here at Dread Central? We’ve teamed up with independent home entertainment label Camp Motion Pictures for a ho-ho-holiday giveaway for which director Greg Lamberson and Scream Queen Brooke Lewis have donated some one-of-a-kind items from the 2010 cult hit Slime City Massacre and the genre film festival hit Killer Rack.
Also included are a Killer Rack DVD and a Slime City/Slime City Massacre Blu-ray, both of which are releasing next week on December 13th.
Our Killer Rack/Slime City/Slime City Massacre giveaway includes:
- Two autographed Slime City Massacre promotional 8x10s of cast member Brooke Lewis
- Two original Slime City Massacre props: Zachary Devon’s Home Brewed Elixir and Slime-Gina
- Bra from the voice of Killer Rack, Brooke Lewis
- Killer Rack DVD
- Slime City/Slime City Massacre double feature Blu-ray
To enter for your chance to win, just send an email to email@example.com including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS along with “Camp Motion Pictures Giveaway” in your subject line. We’ll take care of the rest.
This contest will end at 12:01 AM PT on December 14th. Note: By entering this contest, you are consenting to allow Dread Central and its subsidiaries use of your email address.
Killer Rack Release Info:
Directed by Gregory Lamberson (Slime City), the screwball horror-comedy Killer Rack (review), about a murderous set of monstrous mammaries (voiced by Brooke Lewis), has been a festival and fan favorite, garnering multiple awards including Best Feature (ScareCon), Best Monster (Friday Night Theatre Film Festival), and Outstanding Horror Comedy (Zed Fest). It arrives on DVD on December 13th.
Written by Paul McGinnis, Killer Rack stars Jessica Zwolak, Debbie Rochon, Lloyd Kaufman, Brooke Lewis, and many Buffalo-Niagara, NY, actors including McGinnis, Robert Bozek, and Sam Qualiana.
In a world that prizes breast size over accomplishments, Betty Downer (Zwolak) just can’t get a break. Scorned by her co-workers, ridiculed by her boyfriend, and overlooked by her boss, Betty impulsively books breast enhancement surgery with the Elder Gods-worshiping Dr. Kate Thulu (Rochon)… and then all hell breaks loose!
DVD extras include the trailer, behind-the-scenes, deleted scenes, and short films Kill the Bitch! and The Camper.
Slime City/Slime City Massacre Release Info:
Camp Motion Pictures will release Gregory Lamberson’s 1989 splatter sensation Slime City and 2010 sequel Slime City Massacre in a limited edition collector’s Blu-ray double feature this winter, following a series of theatrical screenings and fan expo appearances. Loaded with extras, the December 13th release will feature new original artwork designed by Arick Szymecki and Chris Cosgrave.
Written and directed in 1998 by the then 21-year-old Lamberson, the independent horror film Slime City has become an international cult sensation, praised by fans and critics alike. Known for its over-the-top splatter effects and stop-motion animation, Slime City tells the story of a young couple who move to NYC, only to fall prey to the supernatural forces that haunt their building. Featuring a hypnotic synth score and a vibrant Day-Glo color palette, Slime City is “gruesome, gory, and fun” and a must-see for fans of splatter and NYC horror. Slime City stars Robert C. Sabin, Mary Huner, and T.J. Merrick.
In the bombed-out city of the sequel, Slime City Massacre (review), four fugitives stumble across the remains of a cult, accidentally consuming an elixir that transforms them into hideous, oozing slime creatures. When real estate tycoon Ronald Crump hires mercenaries to wipe out the homeless population, an all-out war breaks out between the slime heads, cannibal mutants, and hired killers – a bloody, merciless battle that will determine for once and for all who will control Slime City. Slime City Massacre stars Debbie Rochon, Roy Frumkes, Robert C. Sabin, Brooke Lewis, Mary Bogle, Jennifer Bihl, Kealan Patrick Burke, and Lee Perkins.
Blu-ray extras include Making Slime, Slime Heads, Slime City original trailer, Slime City Grindhouse Collection trailer, Slime City 2006 trailer, new Slime City director commentary, two additional director commentaries, Slime City Massacre trailer, Slime City Massacre behind-the-scenes, interview with Slime City Massacre composer Mars, Slime City Survivor, and Slime City Massacre deleted scenes.
The Strangers: Prey at Night Fan Art Contest Kicks Off Today
We know there are some pretty incredible artists out there among our readers, which is why we’re excited to let those talented individuals know about the new contest that’s kicking off today… It’s The Strangers: Prey at Night Fan Art Contest, which runs through Friday, February 9th, and offers a pretty sweet prize to the winner.
If your interests fall on the artistic side of the fence, read on for the details. In a nutshell, eligible participants may enter by creating a drawing, painting, photograph, design, or other artistic image (NO VIDEOS) inspired by the forthcoming Aviron Pictures release of The Strangers: Prey at Night and posting that artwork to one of the approved social media platforms for the contest. Before entering, be sure to click here for the Official Rules.
Below you’ll find a sample of what they’re looking for. Contestants should check out the film’s poster, watch the trailer (below), and visit @TheStrangers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well as the website preyatnight.com for inspiration. Submissions must include the hashtag #STRANGERSFanArtContest. The winner will receive a $500 cash prize, and his/her art will be included in an installation in Los Angeles that kicks off in early March.
The winner will be announced on Friday, February 16th, with the installation unveiled the week of March 5th. Again, the deadline for entering is February 9th. Good luck!
Directed by Johannes Roberts and written by Bryan Bertino and Ben Ketai, The Strangers: Prey at Night stars Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, and Lewis Pullman. It arrives in theaters on March 9th.
A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive.
Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein by Winning a Copy of the ‘Classics Reimagined’ Illustrated Novel
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and you can expect to see lots of products and events tied to the celebration. First out of the gate is Rockport Publishers’ Classics Reimagined, Frankenstein, which is heading our way on January 16th; and we have five (5) copies to give away to some lucky DC readers!
With detailed and evocative imagery, renowned artist David Plunkert takes readers on a dark journey into the greatest novel in the monster genre, Frankenstein.
To enter for your chance to win, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS along with “Frankenstein Reimagined” in your subject line. We’ll take care of the rest.
This contest will end at 12:01 AM PT on January 17, 2018. Note: By entering this contest, you are consenting to allow Dread Central and its subsidiaries use of your email address.
Don’t want to take your chances on winning? Click here to pre-order a copy from Amazon!
Celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of Mary Shelley’s original 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, Rockport Publishers’ Classics Reimagined series presents this beautiful deluxe edition. The 248-page hardcover book features an 8-page vellum insert detailing the doctor’s designs and a stunning full bleed, double gatefold image of the monster. Finished with printed endpapers and painted book block, this masterpiece volume is perfect for book lovers and art lovers alike.
The suspense and horror of Dr. Frankenstein reanimating assembled body parts, the monster spying on an unknowing family, and the creature’s revenge on his maker take on whole new meaning when accompanied by David Plunkert’s mystical, layered interpretations.
Plunkert is the principal and primary illustrator at Spur Design in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm designs posters, covers, logos, brochures, and websites for publishers and corporations. His illustrations have appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and LA Weekly, among many others. His steampunkish illustration and collage style give his characters a spooky, surrealistic quality. To see more of David’s work, visit davidplunkert.com.
The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector’s editions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors.
Win a Copy of The Houses October Built 2 on DVD!
Time to give away some spooky for the holidays! That’s right, kids! Right now we have your chance to score a copy of The Houses October Built 2 on DVD.
To enter for your chance to win, just send an email to email@example.com including your FULL NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS along with “The Houses October Built 2” in your subject line. We’ll take care of the rest.
This contest will end at 12:01 AM PT on January 2nd. Note: By entering this contest, you are consenting to allow Dread Central and its subsidiaries use of your email address.
The Houses October Built 2 is once again directed by Bobby Roe from a script by Roe and Zack Andrews and stars Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Mikey Roe, and Jeff Larson.
Look for the flick online and in stores January 2, 2018.
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