FEARnet has announced a deal with Dead Rabbit Films to acquire the domestic rights to “Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales,” a brand new anthology series. Ten episodes of the series of short films written and directed by Tom Holland will be made available on FEARnet.com in July 2012. Dead Rabbit Films is the imprint owned by Holland and his partner David Chackler, who will also executive produce the series.
It was in 2009 that we first told you about Tom Holland's latest film, Killing Frank, and since then there really hasn't been much movement. Until now that is. Read on for more details.
Here at Dread Central we don't screw around. When word broke of a possible Fright Night Blu-ray coming later this year, we went straight to work and now bring you the exclusive first word!
Since the remake of Fright Night slipped into theatres, the question on every fan's mind has been the same ... "Where the hell is the Blu-ray of the original?" Sit tight, kids! It sounds as if an announcement is on the horizon.
Fright Night Retrospective Part Four: Character Inspirations, Vampire Desires and the World of Homo-Eroticism in Fright Night
If you've ever seen Tom Holland's original Fright Night, then I probably don't need to tell you just how special the characters are in the film because you're already well aware. But for those of you out there who may not be as familiar with Holland's story, allow this writer to indulge a bit in the world of my favorite horror film of all time and take this opportunity to bring you up-to-speed on just what makes Fright Night so special, even after 26 years.
As a child of the 80s, to me there were two distinctive kinds of horror movies: the kind you watched if you really wanted to scare the crap out of yourself (A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, The Thing) and the kind that you enjoyed because they treaded on the lighter side of genre fare (The Monster Squad, Ghostbusters, Gremlins), and Fright Night definitely fell into the latter category, making it an almost instant classic for myself and worldwide fans alike when it hit VHS shelves everywhere in late spring 1986.
Fright Night Retrospective Part Two: How the 80s Damn Near Killed Sequels, Fright Night 2 Underwhelms Everyone and How The Menendez Brothers Destroyed Fright Night 3
At the time Columbia Pictures was set to release writer/director Tom Holland's Fright Night in theaters on August 2nd, 1985, the horror world was much bleaker than the story created by Holland in the flick, which gave genre fans a change of pace from the endless cavalcade of slasher flicks that preceded its release in the late summer of 1985.
Fright Night Retrospective Part One: Tom Holland Reflects on the Early Stages of Creating the Seminal Monster Movie
Welcome to Fright Night! Before making his directorial debut in 1985 with the original Fright Night, Tom Holland was just getting started establishing himself as one of the Masters of Horror. Prior to creating his modern twist on Rear Window with vampires, Holland was a genre writer coming off of a hot streak of well-performing scripts including The Beast Within, Class of 1984, Psycho II and Cloak & Dagger.
By now you’ve probably seen the Kid Cudi music video for the Fright Night 3D remake - a future B-Sides in the making, no doubt. But how does it compare to the J. Geils Band’s theme song from the original Fright Night?
This writer's love for horror-themed t-shirts is second only to my addiction to classic genre posters. That being said, this morning I was extremely pleased to find one of the coolest emails ever waiting for me in my email inbox from the good people at Fright Rags.
Now that Fright Night 3D week is officially in full swing, we wanted to bring you some badass artwork created by fans of Tom Holland's original Fright Night. Dig on the goods below!
This writer has a very short list of films that I could watch endlessly over and over again. As an awkward horror-loving girl who taped Freddy Krueger posters to her wall instead of the New Kids on the Block, the horror genre was always my escape.
Some interesting Child's Play rumors have reared their head online that just might usher in the return of everyone's favorite potty-mouthed redheaded, murderous doll.
Writer/director Tom Holland is best known for his work on such genre staples as Fright Night (which he wrote), Child’s Play (which he wrote and directed), as well as his work on films like Thinner, the TV movie The Stranger Within, The Temp and the Masters of Horror episode “We All Scream for Ice Cream.” What many may not know is that before Holland
If there's one project that has us excited beyond words if only because of its absolute coolness and badassery, it's The Bloody Best Project, and, man, do we have a treat for you!