Grab your Walkman, your headphones, your roller skates, and press play! ▷ Islandrocks is about to give you an audible history of Italian and American cult cinema. Underrated Swedish musician Thomas Nyholm has been creating cover versions of exploitation, cult classic theme songs.
Terror Threads celebrates the night he came home with a collection of John Carpenter’s Halloween apparel.
“Death has come to your little town!”
Fright-Rags will help you maintain that Halloween spirit throughout the year with treats from John Carpenter’s Halloween, Michael and Peter Spierig’s Jigsaw and General Mills’ monster cereals.
“The trick is to stay alive!”
Just when you thought that the boogeyman, Michael Myers, was your worst nightmare, Silver Shamrock Novelties unveils it’s sinister plan. Not long now… ’til Halloween; the night no one comes home! Why not treat yourself before the festival of Samhain, with Fright-Rags’ all new Halloween II and Halloween III: Season of the Witch merchandise.
“Just when you thought it was safe to go trick or treating…”
Autumn is finally upon us! For the Halloween season, we bid you welcome with three new apparel collections from Fright-Rags: The ‘Vintage Halloween’, Bela Lugosi and General Mills monster cereals merchandise.
“This is the real thing! Unbelievable, shocking, true thriller!”
Under the moniker of Beyond Horror Design, James Stewart has created these incredible, retro-stylised trading cards, based on exploitation cult classics such as The Beyond (1981).
“Woe be unto him who opens one of the seven gateways to Hell, because through that gateway, evil will invade the world.”
Fright-Rags have released new merchandise relating to the ultimate in alien terror, John Carpenter’s The Thing, and the Chiodo brothers’ Killer Klowns from Outer Space. Holy shit!
“Anytime. Anywhere. Anyone.”
Fright-Rags have teamed up with the Colonial Marines at 20th Century Fox to release a collection of apparel for Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant; now in theaters nationwide.
They have also come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass with the release ofThey Live t-shirts… and they are all out of bubblegum.
“I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass… and I’m all out of bubblegum.”
John Carpenter’s The Thing still resonates with audiences to this day, with unparalleled practical effects from Rob Bottin and Stan Winston, themes of isolation and memorable performances from Kurt Russell and Keith David. In my own humble opinion, it is the perfect horror film. Fright-Rags commemorates 35 years of alien terror with The Thing Collection.
“I dunno what the hell’s in there, but it’s weird and pissed off, whatever it is.”
After the success of John Carpenter’s original independent slasher film Halloween (1978), Rick Rosenthal takes over the reins for the second instalment. Immediately picking up where Halloween’s bone-chilling ending had left off, Halloween II (1981) continues Laurie Strode’s (Jamie Lee Curtis) struggle to survive the night, as the seemingly immortal Michael Myers (portrayed in the sequel by Dick Warlock) continues his relentless pursuit.
“The sensational follow-up to the worldwide phenomenon. More terror, even more terrifying.”
With our screening of John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978) this week we bring another view on this classic horror from our newest writer, Ren Zelen.
We all know the story of a psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
So head inside for Ren’s great look at this classic…
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In 1978 the face of horror changed forever with the release of John Carpenters seminal classic, Halloween. Now
with trick or treating fast approaching, Dom brings us his take on the 3 Halloween films that are closest to his heart. Its 3 times the Halloween and 3 times the Myers! He’s back once again and this time he’s brought a friend home.
Head on inside for Dom’s great look back over his favourite Halloween films … PRESS PLAY ►