F**k Cordyceps, man. They’re the bane of ants everywhere, they caused an apocalypse in The Last of Us and now they’re the star of the uber creepy claymation short, Operator, from Sam Barnett. Claymation already brings with is a certain level of creepy — it’s those lifeless eyes, I think — but this cranks up the creepy to unnerving. READ MORE
It sure is a slow Saturday. Or, it is relative to the insanity that was last week with the hot mess that was the Xbox One reveal. Let’s forget about all that, at least until Microsoft clears things up a bit at E3 next month. Today, I have a few videos that I’m going to go ahead and call amazing. In case my word isn’t enough to motivate you to click that Read More link, one of the videos features a clay Leon Kennedy going balls-to-the-wall crazy during a drug bust. Enjoy. READ MORE
Did you miss our initial post on regarding the Deadite Of The Day contest? If not – don’t worry. We’re accepting submissions up until April 3rd at email@example.com (head inside for the full list of rules)! Winners will be announced daily from March 25th – April 5th (weekends excluded). Submissions will be open the whole time, so if you see something you think you can top… TOP IT!
Today’s winner is Trent Shy! He writes in with a great new claymation video for Fede Alvarez’s upcoming remake! In his words, “A little about me… My name is Trent Shy and I’m from Charleston, SC. I am 26 and live with my girlfriend and her 5 year old son. We are ALL OBSESSED with horror. All kinds of horror and movies but if I had to choose some favorites they would be Inside, Martyrs, Frontiers..etc. We love REAL horror. And GORE! We love the horror that puts that pit in your stomach and that gets etched in your memory forever! So as you could imagine we have been freaking out about the new Evil Dead!”
Remember there are still FOUR winners left to announce this week – so keep entering! Head inside to check out the video and its’ poster! READ MORE
That up there is a preview of a badass Alien T-Shirt onsale at Fright Rags! It will only be on sale for three days. 12:01am EST Friday, May 18 through 11:59pm EST Sunday, May 20. As soon as the clock strikes midnight on May 21, the link to this limited edition t-shirt will no longer be active. You can get it here.
Meanwhile, here’s a pretty great (spoiler free) claymation interpretation of The Raid by leehardcastle. Thanks to killrobot for the heads up on the shirt and Jonathan Barkan for the heads up on the video. Head inside for a full look at that shirt.
YouTube sensation Lee Hardcastle is back with yet another one of his twisted claymation shorts, this time emulating John Carpenter’s classic 1982 The Thing.
“This is the 2-minute extended cut. I made a second version but it ended up being too epic for a 60″ video,” jokes Hardcastle, who is gaining even more attention by winning the ABCs of Death “Letter T” promotion. His short, “T is for Toilet”, will be included in Magnet’s 26-part anthology.