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Prior to its worldwide Facebook launch on October 1st, horror anthology The Perfect House will go on a 20-city tour of the United States, which will start in Austin, Texas, and end in Buffalo, New York. In addition, the tour has its first sponsor: Hart D. Fisher’s American Horrors.

American Horrors is a new uncut horror channel coming to FilmOn.com’s basic cable channel line-up. As part of the network launch, American Horrors will be covering every aspect of The Perfect House, its tour, and its VOD launch on Facebook.

When I got my screener of The Perfect House, I went home and watched it twice in a row,” said American Horrors mastermind Hart D. Fisher. “I loved it. It delivered the bloody goods for me on every level.

Directed by Kris Hulbert and Randy Kent and starring Monique Parent, Felissa Rose, Will Robertson, Andrea Vahl, Chris Raab, Jonathan Tiersten and John Philbin, The Perfect House will be available for viewing on the film’s Facebook fan page.

Synopsis:
In The Perfect House, newlyweds Mike and Marisol (Robertson and Vahl) are given a tour of their dream home by a perky real estate agent (Parent), and they soon find out their perfect house might just have a foreboding past. The ugly horrors of this house are revealed through three original tales of terror detailing the grim circumstances of the previous occupants. Done as an anthology, each short story in this homage to horror emulates the story and shooting styles of specific time periods in cinematic horror history.

The filmmakers are also actively looking to include additional local sponsors, and in the indie spirit of the movie, they have created a sponsorship page (click here). This is a unique opportunity to promote a company’s brand on a local level as the film travels from city-to-city on the tour, in addition to customizable and reality-TV style multimedia sponsorship.

Most businesses spend big money on advertising that only offers the potential for an increase in business without any real way to measure the success in dollars earned,” said filmmaker Kris Hulbert. “We are looking to expand the earning potential and level of financial success coming from those advertising dollars by counting your sponsorship as an investment in the film itself, allowing you the opportunity to turn a profit while promoting your brand.

On August 28th The Perfect House will kick off its bus tour with a special screening at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin. Following Austin will be New Orleans, Mobile AL, Atlanta GA, Tampa FL, Miami FL, Orlando FL, Jacksonville FL, Savannah GA, Myrtle Beach SC, Virginia Beach VA, Washington DC, Philadelphia PA, New York City NY, Providence RI, Boston MA, Portland ME, Montreal CA, and Syracuse NY. The tour will end with an exclusive premiere in Buffalo with a select group of sponsors who will be part of the special screening with the cast and crew.

Click here to “demand it” in your town. For specific dates and cities confirmed thus far or to follow the daily tour blog when it starts later this month, visit The Perfect House website.

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Such Sights to Show You – 11/22/17

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Each week, we’ve been bringing you a new, original one-off comic from artist Kevin D. Clark. This week, Clark skewers not only Black Friday but also Cyber Monday in one fell swoop, commenting on the predatory and mob-like nature of consumers at public stores while also addressing the glut of online sales that slam workers during the holidays. You can read the comic for yourself below.

About the Artist:
Kevin D. Clark is a cartoonist from Scotland who grew up watching classic monster movies, cartoons and wrestling, as well as reading comics. He started drawing at an early age and hasn’t stopped since. His sense of humor is a veritable cornucopia of the wacky and weird inspired by the likes of Monty Python, Mel Brooks, “MST3K,” Rab C. Nesbitt, as well as his older brother.

Kevin was diagnosed with Aspergers and because of that, he tries to push himself to work as hard as possible. Kevin also has a self-published comic book and helps run a film club for autistic people. He has recently earned a degree in cartooning from the London Art College and he’s pretty sure that he could take an octopus in a fight.

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Exclusive: Wolfmen of Mars Debut New Group Brass Hearse and Here’s a New Song

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A couple of months ago, we told you about Brass Hearse, a new group that features the members of Boston rock/synth group Wolfmen of Mars. Essentially the same style but now with vocals, Brass Hearse will immediately stand out to fans of John Carpenter but those who listen closer will pick up on elements of The Cure and even some Type O Negative. If you’ve been looking for some goth-y electronic rock with splashes of industrial thrown in hither and yon, I have a feeling you’re going to dig the hell out of Brass Hearse!

Previously, Wolfmen of Mars’ Luke told us, “It’s Wolfmen of Mars with vocals, but very much its own thing. A bit darker, a little bit more new wave. It’s a hard album to describe. Ron Rochondo from Ice Dragon wrote all the vocals and they fit the music perfectly. I can’t wait to share the tunes with you!

Well, today is the day that we get to share a taste of the new tunes with all of you! Below is the premiere of the track “Rain Grey, Dark Sky”, which swirls and pumps in a controlled frenzy, the verse containing itself only to open wide during the chorus, the sonorous vocals suddenly crying out like a ghastly specter.

Brass Hearse’s debut album will be available on vinyl and as a digital download on December 1 from Burning Witches Records. Meanwhile, you can download “Ran Grey, Dark Sky” via Bandcamp.

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First There Was Thanksgiving Night, Now There is Dawn of Consumerism: Dawn of the Dead and Black Friday

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A feast gorged on dead, rotting flesh from animals massacred. Yet there is still a hunger. A mass exodus of the walking dead flocks to a smorgasbord of prizes, each cheaper than the next.

Black Friday is here and the masses hunger, flocking to the local malls and stores for comforts and trinkets. It’s what they crave every year and nothing will get in their way. At least, that’s what George A. Romero taught us.

Black Friday is the biggest sales day of the year and while we have a perfectly-depicted view of it in the opening of Michael Dougherty’s Krampus, it’s Romero’s classic Dawn of the Dead that tells us of our wanton desire to bow to the altar of consumerism.

Ten years after changing the landscape of horror with his masterpiece, Night of the Living Dead, George decided to make a sequel. In his own words, he wanted to make a more adventurous, comic book-style, colorful zombie film that would continue on into more films in his series. At the base of every film George made are themes on humanity.

At the time, giant indoor malls had just become the new big thing. Imagine, all of a sudden, there was a fortress-like building in every city and within its walls were tons of different stores, each one a new world to visit to obtain different items that could fulfill your needs. George saw this monolith as the base of his new film, an impenetrable citadel to hold up against the zombie hordes that would have everything you could ever want or need to survive. What George also saw were zombies in the types of people who would spend every day at the mall in search of what they believed to be their purpose finding some sort of happiness there. These two ideas combined to become the themes of Dawn of the Dead.

Once our main characters find the mall and hole up, they have to go through and purge it of the undead before they can claim it. In the immortal words of Peter, “They’re after the place. They don’t know why; they just remember. Remember that they want to be in here.” To these zombies, items within the mall, places to go waste their time, this is what it means to be alive to them. To recapture their humanity.

Once the mall is secured, our heroes go through taking anything and everything they’ve ever wanted in life. Now that they can just take the items they want and need, Peter and Stephen still go and rob the bank within the mall, taking all the money. In these scenes, Romero asks, are we so different? We all flock to things of our past we no longer need yet still want. What makes us better than the undead if both zombie and human have a basic drive to want something we don’t need?

Romero loves to show how far humanity can sink in the eye of the apocalypse. The final act of Dawn of the Dead is pure chaos, and is honestly the perfect representation of Black Friday. Our heroes have been living in the mall for so long with everything they could ever desire or need that they are completely bored. They dine on exquisite foods and alcohol, play with diamonds and fine clothes, and even gamble with the riches of the mall, but what do you do when you have everything?

When you have it all, of course, people want to take it. A biker gang, led by none other than Tom Savini himself, assaults the mall, breaking through all the barriers our heroes have created, unleashing the zombies back into the mall. Savini has the look in his eye of a man ready to slay for anything in that mall, a look you can often see in real life on Black Friday. Just as Savini brandishes his machete, so to do shoppers brandish their canes, purses, and other blunt objects ready to fight. The gang knocks over everything in their path, taking anything they want while killing the zombies in their way. Bikes mowing down zombies, engines revved. Just as shoppers rev the handles of their shopping carts ready to mow down others in their path. Our heroes must defend what’s theirs and fight the onslaught of the bikers. It’s pure chaos that cannot be stopped! If you’ve been in line for a sale on Black Friday you know it’s every man for himself as people push to get the prize you came for. You will steamroll over another human to save those few dollars.

On this holiest of sales days, once you’ve fought the onslaught of zombie and human alike, perhaps you can take a seat and remember the themes and satire Romero gave us in his life with a viewing of Dawn of the Dead. More than anything you can learn from the mistakes of the living and undead within the film as people everywhere race to their local malls to purchase items that mean just as much to them in death as they did in life.

When there’s no more room in your gut for Thanksgiving…the consumers will walk Black Friday…

 

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