What has Horror done for you lately?
As we approach Horror’s favorite time of year, namely autumn and Halloween, I thought it would be appropriate and fun to review some of the recent gruesome developments from an indie filmmaker’s perspective – so here we go…
Buzzworthy Horror films of 2012
Smiley – Urban legend with a carved “smiley face” is summoned, hijinx ensue. Read Review.
Director: Michael J. Gallagher
V/H/S– Dudes are hired to find a vhs tape in a creepy house. Be kind, please rewind! Read review.
Sinister– dude finds tapes and evil entity named Bagul. Oh-oh, images of Bagul are bad. Read review.
Director: Scott Derrickson
American Mary – Medical student discovers the fun and rewarding world of underground surgery. Read review.
FrightFest UK – London, man, bloody London!
Screamfest LA – California Creepin!
NYC Horror Film Festival – The Big, Rotten Apple
Terror Film Festival – It’s Philly, isn’t that scary enough?
Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival – Washington DC – Creepier than Clint Eastwood’s RNC speech!
For a comprehensive list, click here.
Noteworthy Horror Blogs and Sites
Vault of Horror – My soul-mates in the horror genre – their knowledge is wide and deep. Old-school to freshly cut, they’ve got a great perspective on the world of horror including art, photography, film and literature. B-Sol is THE MAN!
Horror Blogger Alliance – A vast collection of Horror blogs and information.
Daily Dead – just plain horrible fun.
The B-Horror Blog – Lots of reviews here – a good place to find B-movie and Indie content.
Dread Central – Reviews, reviews and more reviews. Great source for what’s up and coming.
Bloody Disgusting – Prolific, timely and fun to follow on Twitter.
Twitch – Plenty of good, solid horror info here.
Fangoria – the alpha vampire of horror – these guys have been around forever – I read them as kid in search of the latest creepitude and they are still the top horror dog. Also home to Dreadtime Stories hosted by Malcolm McDowell.
What are your Horror highlights?
Now these are just the trending horror items that interest me. Please feel free to add your comments and observations to the dialogue – I always love to hear what others have “dug” up.