|release date||June 4 2001|
|tagline||Before DAHMER, Before GACY, There was ED|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
Controversy, carnage, cannibalism, cutting-edge chills and a clutch of classy special guests await the thousands of fans who will descend on the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square for the annual Film4 FrightFest, now in its eleventh horrifying year. FrightFest has a tight grip on your fear… From Thurs 26 August to Monday 30 August the UK’s top event for horror fans will unveil 36 films in two screens. Empire 1 will house the main event while ‘FrightFest Discovery’ will play in Empire 4. There are a record-breaking fourteen countries represented across five continents and there are nine world premieres and a record twenty UK or European premieres. Check out all of the goodies, along with the schedule below. (more…) READ MORE
Update: Creepshow will also be released on the same day. Warner Home Video has announced that they’ll be releasing a trio of horror on Blu-ray September 8th. Beyond the break you can check out the cover art and full specs for New Line Cinema’s reboot of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), the battle between FReddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees in Freddy vs Jason (the Canadian Blu-ray is beautiful!) and the Samuel Jackson starrer Snakes on a Plane. Which one are you most excited for (if any)?
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47 years later Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is still one of the greatest horror films ever made. Even 52 years after the release of Rear Window films are still inspired by Hitchock’s visions (see DreamWorks’ upcoming Disturbia). So here we are nearly a half century later and Universal Pictures is working on a film entitled Alfred Hitchcock Presents, a drama about the making of Hitchcock’s Psycho! Read on for the mega-skinny. (more…) READ MORE
Davis DVD writes, “Tartan Video has announced The Hillside Strangler for DVD release on November 9th. This chilling true story, from the makers of “Ed Gein” and “Ted Bundy,” is based on the notorious and disturbing case of cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi (C. Thomas Howell and Nicholas Turturro) who terrorized Southern California in the late 70s. Available in an R-rated and more gruesome and explicit unrated edition, the DVD will include a 2.35:1 anamorphic transfer, Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS Surround tracks, deleted scenes, cast interviews and a theatrical trailer. Retail is $24.99. You can visit the film’s official website here.” (more…) READ MORE