The Necronomicon was never meant for the world of the living, but with it Ash unwittingly summoned Kandarian demons in Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead. Now Fright-Rags resurrects the ancient ‘Book of the Dead’ with The Evil Dead & Necronomicon Collection.
With Richard Donner’s Superman still a few years off from transforming comic cinema into a legit and lucrative genre, letting the audience in on the gag and addressing its protagonist’s more antiquated elements would have been a wise move. But outside of pausing every so often to superimpose a gleam across Ron Ely’s peepers or randomly announce a new, heretofore unknown talent of Doc’s, Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze does little to deconstruct its parent property or its contemporaries in the world of crime-fighting fiction. Producer George Pal took a chance on a big-screen throwback.
“Have no fear! Doc Savage is here!”
Comet, the newest and obviously coolest Sci-Fi TV network, is heading to the skies this month; battling the cosmos with Flash Gordon, before teaming up with Attack from Planet B to play a game of Rollerball with LL Cool J and give away yet more science fiction themed swag.
Competition ends Thursday 9th February 2017
In the United Kingdom, Liverpool Small Cinema presents David Bowie Day on Sunday 8th January! It’s Bowie’s birthday and we miss him so, so let’s DANCE and celebrate the man, the music and the magic.
“I’m an instant star. Just add water and stir.”
Fright-Rags is the one-stop shop for the horror fan on your holiday list this year, as the company are releasing new apparel and merchandise from genre movies leading up to Christmas.
“Like he had for thousands of years, Krampus came not to reward, but to punish. Not to give, but to take.”
In the United Kingdom, Liverpool Small Cinema presents an iconic Japanese horror double bill: Hideo Nakata’s Ringu (1998) and Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Hausu (1977).
“To try and narrow down a selection of Japanese horror films, which cover all things psychological, supernatural, explicit and mythological, is no easy task however, so we felt that the programme would need to reflect the full scale of myths, folk and ghost tales that have dominated Japanese culture for centuries.”
Troma fanatics, collectors of underground art and East Coast skaters will want to shred their way to Troma Booth #429 for the NYCC release of The Toxic Avenger skateboard decks printed by RiotStyle; west coast skateboard manufacturer and punk rock icons. Skate or Die! The 29″ Popsicle style deck is dipped in white paint and printed with a gloriously detailed tribute to Toxie.
“I love the Monster Hero” more than I love my parents!
The CIM (Crappy International Movies) Sueca film festival is a global event aimed at low-budget B to Z audiovisuals, both independent and/or non-commercial. The CIM-Sueca film festival, having just completed it’s fifth edition, is held by the Cultural Association for the Second Law of Thermodynamics in the town of Sueca; in Valencia, Spain.
“Cinema internacional de merda de sueca.”
In alt culture today nostalgia is power…and no-on harnesses that energy quite like Electric Zombie.
Electric Zombie has released its Halloween 2016 line of horror/fantasy merchandise, kicking off with new poster artwork for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master and The Lost Boys ($20-$25).
“Overall, this was a super spooky release!”
Lloyd Kaufman, sexy president (prexy) of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, will be appearing in person at the New York City Comic Con, along with Catherine Corcoran. Both Lloyd Kaufman and Catherine Corcoran will be signing autographs and posing for fan-photos in person (FREE) all weekend long at TROMA BOOTH #429.