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Mórbido Film Fest Reveals Full 2017 Line-up: Includes The Lodgers, Jigsaw, Suspiria 4K, and More!

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Mexico City’s Mórbido Film Fest has revealed the full line-up for their 2017 edition and it’s packed to the brim with genre goodness! Featuring over 50 films from 15 countries, the festival will also have 14 thematic blocks with a whopping 109 short films from 17 countries!

There will be a section that honors B-movie legend Roger Corman by showing four of his most iconic horror films from the 1960’s. Additionally, there will be a screening of the Suspiria 4K restoration as well as a screening of Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond as an homage to Barbara Crampton.

Several other festival favorites will be making an appearance at Mórbido, including 68 Kill, The Lodgers, Dead Shack, Hagazussa, and many more. The full list can be seen below!

Mórbido Film Fest takes place October 26th through November 5th.

Honoring Roger Corman:

The Masque of the Red Death / Roger Corman / EUA / 1964
House of Usher / Roger Corman / EUA / 1960
The Pit & the Pendulum / Roger Corman / EUA / 1961
The Haunted Palace / Roger Corman / EUA / 1965

Also playing:

Suspiria Restoration 4K / Dario Argento/ 1977 / 40th Anniversary
From Beyond / Stuart Gordon / EUA / 1986 / Homage to Barbara Crampton

Latin-American Selections:

From the depths of our Spanish-speaking countries, this year the “Royal Academy of the Torn-Off Tongue” has a lot to tell you.
AJ Zombies! / Daniel Martín Rodríguez / Perú / 2017
Aterrados / Demián Rugna / Argentina / 2017
Clementina / Jimena Monteoliva / Argentina / 2017
Culto al Terror / Gustavo Leonel Mendoza / Argentina / 2017
Cygnus / Hugo Félix Mercado / México / 2017
El Silbón: Orígenes / Gisberg Bermúdez Molero / Venezuela / 2017
La región salvaje / Amat Escalante / México / 2016
México Bárbaro 2 / Varios / México / 2017
Noche / Inti Carrizo-Ortiz / Chile / 2017
Relicto: Un relato mesopotámico / Laura Sánchez Acosta / Argentina / 2017
Trauma / Lucio Rojas / Chile / 2017
Vuelven / Issa López / México / 2017
What the Waters Left Behind / Hermanos Onetti / Argentina / 2017

Brutal Midnight Selection:

These unrestrained times call for something more than swamping you with zombies and body fluids, which is why we want to test your mettle and your stomach: Enter at your own risk!
Dead Shack / Peter Ricq / Canadá / 2017
I am a Hero / Shinsuke Sato / Japón / 2016
Kuso / Steve Ellison / EUA / 2017
Trauma / Lucio Rojas / Chile / 2017

New Blood Section:

Seven cinematic debuts that announce the appearance of directors who must not go unnoticed.
68 Kill / Trent Haaga / EUA / 2017
Dhogs / Andrés Goteira / España / 2017
Matar a Dios / Caye Casas, Albert Pintó / España / 2017
Hagazussa / Lukas Feigelfeld / Alemania / 2017
The Evil Within / Andrew Rork Getty / EUA / 2017

Global Section:

Fear knows no borders. Live through a polyglot and cosmopolitan experience in these times of toxic nationalism.
78/52 / Alexandre Phillipe / EUA / 2017
Another Wolfcop / Lowell Dean / Canadá / 2017
Cold Skin / Xavier Gens / Francia / 2017
Stille Reserven (Hidden Reserves) / Valentin Hitz / Austria / 2017
Housewife / Can Evrenol / Turquía / 2017
Hounds of Love / Ben Young / Australia / 2016
Jeepers Creepers 3 / Victor Salva / EUA / 2017
Jigsaw / The Spierig Brothers / EUA / 2017
Laissez Bronzer les Cadavres (Let the Corpses Tan) / H. Cattet, B. Forzani / Bélgica / 2017
La posesión de Verónica / Paco Plaza / España / 2017
La Quinceañera / Gigi Guerrero / EUA / 2017 / SERIE WEB
Mohawk / Ted Goeghegan / EUA / 2017
Mon Mon Mon Monsters / Giddens Ko / Taiwan / 2017
Nightworld / Patricio Valladares / Bulgaria / 2017
Puppet Master: Axis Termination / Charles Band / EUA / 2017
Replace / Norbert Keil / Alemania /2017
Sequence Break / Graham Skipper / EUA / 2017
The Black Gloves / Lawrie Brewster / RU / 2017
The Endless / Benson, Moorehead / EUA / 2017
The Heretics / Chad Archibald / Canada / 2017
The Lodgers / Brian O’Malley / EUA / 2017
Trench 11 / Leo Scherman / Canada / 2017

Children’s Section:

Labyrinth / Jim Henson / EUA
The Book of Life / Jorge R. Gutierrez/ EUA
The Boxtrolls / Graham Annable & Anthony Stacchi / EUA
The Dark Crystal / Jim Henson, Frank Oz / EUA

Special Guests:

Roger Corman
Barbara Crampton (Replace/ From beyond)
Alexandre Phillipe (78/52)
Xavier Gens (Cold Skin)
Can Evrenol (Housewife)
Gigi Saul Guerrero (La Quniceañera)
Valentin Hitz (Hidden Reserves)
Graham Skipper (Sequence Break)
Ted Goeghegan (Mohawk)
Peter Ricq (Dead Shack)
Caye Casas & Albert Pinto (Matar a Dios)
Demian Rugna & Fernando Diaz (Aterrados)
Daniel Martin Rodriguez (AJ Zombies)
Jimena Monteoliva  & Cecilia Cartasegna (Clementina)
Laura Sanchez Acosta (Relicto: un cuento mesopotámico)
Nicolas Onetti, Victoria Maurette (What the waters left behind)
Hugo Felix Mercado (Cygnus)
Gisberg Bernúdez ( EL Silbon Orígenes)
Inti Carrizo-Ortíz (Noche)
Lucio Rojas, Catalina Martin, Macarena Carrere, Ximena del Solar, Dominga Bofill (Trauma)
Lex Ortega, Diego Cohen, Carlos Meléndez, Fernando Urdapilleta, Sergio Tello, Michelle Garza, Abraham Sanchez (Mexico Barbaro 2)

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Who Goes There Podcast: Ep 152 – Cloverfield Paradox & The Ritual

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Last week Netflix shocked the world by not only releasing a new trailer for Cloverfield Paradox during the Superbowl, but announcing the film would be available to stream right after the game. In a move no one saw coming, Netflix shook the film industry to it’s very core. A few days later, Netflix quietly released horror festival darling: The Ritual.

Hold on to your Higgs Boson, because this week we’ve got a double header for ya, and we’re not talking about that “world’s largest gummy worm” in your mom’s nightstand. Why was one film marketed during the biggest sporting event of the year, and why was one quietly snuck in like a pinky in your pooper? Tune in a find out!

Meet me at the waterfront after the social for the Who Goes There Podcast episode 152!

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Ryan Schifrin’s Abominable Gets a Sasquatch-Sized Blu-Ray

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A recent scientific study concluded that since the year 2000 there have 4,374,139 killer Bigfoot movies. 2006’s Abominable is one of the better Sasquatch-ploitation flicks of the era. Now this creature feature is getting a collector’s edition blu-ray complete with a brand new cut of the gruesome flick.

MVD Rewind Collection has announced they’re planning a special edition of Ryan Schifrin’s gory Hitchcock-influenced Bigfoot flick Abominable, which cast Matt McCoy as a wheelchair bound man who begins Rear Window-ing a psycho Sasquatch terrorizing his hot-blooded cabin neighbors that then turns his big foot towards him. Lance Henriksen, Dee Wallace, Jeffrey Combs, Tiffany Shepis, Haley Joel, Karin Anna Cheung, and Paul Gleason co-star.

It has been sighted 42,000 times in 68 countries, a vicious creature of myth and legend called Sasquatch, Yeti, and perhaps most infamously, Bigfoot. It’s been hunted it for years. But what happens when it decides to hunt us?



After recovering from a horrific accident, paraplegic Preston Rogers (Matt McCoy) moves back into the remote cabin where he and his now-deceased wife once lived. When his new neighbor Karen, is attacked by a gigantic creature, Rogers contacts the local authorities. But after the police and those around him dismiss Rogers as a delusional widower, he sets out to stop the abominable creature himself.

This won’t be your typical collector’s edition as not only will be getting a new high definition transfer of the film originally shot on 35mm, this will also include an all-new cut of the film with improved CGI-effects overseen by filmmaker Schifrin and editor Chris Conlee with enhanced color timing and correction.

As if two cuts of the film weren’t enough, MVD’s Abominable release will also boast a ton of extras both new and ported over from the original DVD release:
-Brand New 2k Remaster of the Film from the Original Camera Negative
-Brand New Introduction from Director Ryan Schifrin (HD)
-‘Basil & Mobius: No Rest For The Wicked’ (16:28, HD) – New short film written and directed by Ryan Schifrin featuring a score by legendary composer Lalo Schifrin and starring Zachari Levi, Ray Park, Malcolm McDowell and Kane Hodder
-Audio Commentary with writer/director Ryan Schifrin, Actors Matt McCoy and Jeffrey Combs
-‘Back to Genre: Making ABOMINABLE” featurette (SD)
-Deleted and Extended Scenes (SD)
-Outtakes and Bloopers (SD)
-“Shadows” Director Ryan Schifrin’s USC Student Film (SD)
-The original 2005 version of “Abominable” (Blu-ray only, 94 mins, SD)
-Original Theatrical Trailer
-Poster & Still Gallery Storyboard Gallery
-Collectible Poster
-Audio: 5.1 Surround Audio (Uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray)

The MVD Rewind Collection release of Abomimable stomps its way to blu-ray on June 12th.

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Horror Retro Caps Boasts Hats Featuring The Lamp, The Video Dead, Rosemary’s Killer and more!

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Yesterday I was stumbling around on Instagram and I came across this killer account called @horrorretrocaps. They make horror movie-themed hats and I felt the need to share their work with you guys today.

It’s not so much the hats (which are cool), or the quality of the product (which looks sound as a pound) but it is the obvious love of horror by the guys behind the scenes that gets me all warm and fuzzy.

I mean sure there are products like A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But they also have hats celebrating such classics as The Outing, The Lamp (hell, yeah!), The Gate, Zombie Lake, and The Video Dead.

Nice!

On top of that, the product that sealed the deal for me was their Rosemary’s Killer hat. As some of you might know, Rosemary’s Killer is the alternate title of Joseph Zito’s underrated slasher The Prowler. That alone just earned them horror-cred for days.

You can check out some of their choice caps below and then head on over to their account to purchase some product: @horrorretrocaps.

All caps are $15 plus $4 shipping in the U.S., and he also takes requests for $20.

Enjoy!

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