Known for his comedic turns in such features as Romancing the Stone and Throw Momma from the Train (among others) and on television for his roles in "Taxi" and the currently airing "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia", it may come as a surprise to some that actor, comedian and Oscar-nominated producer Danny DeVito relishes in cinematic gore with the same vigor as he does laughter.
And the genre-themed pool at this year's Tribeca Film Festival has expanded by one with the US premiere of writer/director Gerardo Herrero's short film Picnic, which is described as "psychological" in nature.
Info on another genre related entry in the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, a short film entitled Year Zero, landed in our inbox today, so of course we are passing it on to you guys. Read on for the flick's very brief synopsis, some stills, the trailer, and even a clip.
Writer/director/actor Dave Reda has made a name for himself over the last few years with his indie genre projects including Bit Parts and his most recent effort, Horror of Our Love (which screened recently as part of the Los Angeles Comedy Festival).
Yesterday we heard from writer/director Eric England, who gave us a list of his five favorite independent horror features. Today we take a look at the up-and-coming indie director’s favorite genre shorts. Read on to see what short films have caught his eye over the years! 1. EL CICLO
No self-respecting horror fan should ever admit they don’t know who Jovanka Vuckovic is. Former editor-in-chief of Rue Morgue (the best horror magazine out there, in my opinion), she is an expert on the horror genre, a filmmaker and now a horror author. Her brand new book, Zombies!
Lots of exciting news for Staci Layne Wilson's upcoming short "The Key to Annabel Lee [A Woman in Triptych]" today. Not only is Dread Central home to the exclusive online debut of the film's full trailer, but we also have an update on when and where "Annabel Lee" will be having its premiere. First things first … here's a quick overview of "The Key to Annabel Lee [A Woman in Triptych]":
Here we are smack in the middle of "Indie Horror Month", and info on an upcoming independent short film project entitled Inhumane just landed in our inbox. Talk about perfect timing! And they even included some eye candy for us to share along with the plot details. Synopsis:
It's Friday. That means it's time to start goofing off, web surfing, and planning the debauchery of your weekend. What better way to kick it off than with a full short film filled with horrors for your viewing pleasure.
Exclusive: Set Visit to Danny DeVito's Skin Deep; Frank Ippolito Talks FX and Addresses Syfy's Face Off
Dread hit the set of actor Danny DeVito’s then-shooting horror short Skin Deep this past February 19th and spent some time chatting with filmmaker/FX artist and reality star Frank Ippolito, who was on hand to provide the makeup gags required of the supernatural flick.
Last year right before Halloween we shared with our readers a pretty cool Aussie short film entitled "I Love Sarah Jane". What does that have to do with the Oscars?
No amount of words can prepare you for the lunacy you are about to witness. We're still shaking. Way back in 1982 both E.T. and John Carpenter's The Thing waged intergalactic war for box office supremacy. Audiences opted for the friendlier alien movie. Now, decades later, those friendly aliens are back and they want more than just candy and telephones.
Raymond Castile, the man who played the young Coffin Joe in the upcoming film The Embodiment of Evil, has continued to find his way through the world of filmmaking. Next up? Taking the director's chair for the Sasquatchploitation short The Devil at Lost Creek!
On Valentine's Day, everyone could use a little love, even those who do nothing but commit heinous acts of evil as a means to garner the power of world domination!