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It's the Booze Talkin', Let's put the slasher back in modern horror!

One of my favorite things about horror is just how many sub-genres you can entertain in. You have monster flicks, you have ghost stories and twisted tales of spooks and scares. For me, I discovered slasher flicks very early on. It was one of those situations where you’d go to the video store (remember those?) and look at all the cool box covers. If one had a knife, and some...
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The Burning soundtrack hits vinyl thanks to One Way Static

Who would have ever thought that classic retro film scores would be coming back in such a big way? The newest addition to the growing collection of resurrected horror music is the original soundtrack to the 1981 slasher  THE BURNING , composed by Rick Wakeman. Coming September 30th , the album will be available on both vinyl and cassette for retro film music geeks everywhere....
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It's the Booze Talkin' We want more summer themed horror thrills and chills!

Horror movies are a must when August arrives, and especially as October comes sneaking in. Yet watching a good scary movie can, and should, be a year round event for lovers of all things creepy. Of course, with summer in full swing, it is not a genre that usually has crowds filling the seats at the local theatre. This year, THE CONJURING 2 has done rather well, but that’s really...
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Cropsey to haunt campers again in horror-comedy

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to summer camp... DreamWorks is currently in the middle of striking a deal to develop a horror-thriller comedy entitled  CROPSEY , based on the classic camp legend of the New York area. Although it is officially unrelated, that would make it a quasi-remake of the classic 1981 slasher THE BURNING , which featured Cropsey mowing...
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The Test of Time: The Burning (1981)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they continue to be must see? So…the point of this here column is how a film stands against the Test of Time, if the thing holds up for a modern...
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DVD/Blu-Ray Release Dates: May & June 2013

Our GENRE DVD COVERS & RELEASE DATES section has been updated! May has my interest with DARK SKIES (loved that film),   MAMA , THE BURNING and I have to see CLOUD ATLAS . I can't say I'll buy TEXAS CHAINSAW , but I may see it again. And June is NUTS with STOKER (can't wait to finally see it), AMERICAN MARY , LIFEFORCE , THE HOWLING  and the MAD MAX TRILOGY on Blu-Ray and...
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It's the Booze Talkin': Scream Factory is awesome!

When it comes to horror movies people love, one of the last things people ever think about is the distribution company responsible for their favorite copy (on DVD or Blu-ray). But you should, because without the efforts made by some of these companies, great movies that we love would never make it out of VHS hell, forever lost in the relic world of the 1980s. Pioneers of the business...
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The Burning Blu-ray/DVD bonus features announced

We've known for a little while now that the cool cats over at Scream Factory would be releasing a Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Edition of THE BURNING on May 21st, but at the time of its announcement they only listed the preliminary bonus features. They have just recently dropped the full details on the bonus features for the Collectors Edition and it's a pretty hefty list full of all sorts...
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The Burning and Town That Dreaded Sundown Blu-rays release dates revealed!

Scream Factory continues their habit of being absolutely awesome with the impending releases of THE BURNING and THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN . The distributor has just revealed that both flicks will be coming out on MAY 21st. Check out those cover designs above and drool. Check out the official press release: Disfigured and hooded mad killers are on the loose this spring as...
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