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  • Q&A: Writer/Producer Joe Casey talks “OFFICER DOWNE”

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    Considering the many page-to-screen comic book properties that have hit the cinemas in recent years, fans might think that they’ve seen it all. However, even those who prefer their superhero fare with blood and battery haven’t seen anything quite like the big screen adaptation of OFFICER DOWNE, a chaotic, over-the-top action epic that promises camp and carnage in equal measure. Based on the popular comic series from Joe Casey and Chris Burnham, C. Shawn Crahan’s OFFICER DOWNE is an ultra-violent fever dream, complete with killer nuns, undead supercops, and a whole lot more. With the film only mere hours from being unleashed unto the unsuspecting masses, FANGORIA spoke with Casey (who also served as writer/producer on the film) to talk about the process of bringing OFFICER DOWNE to life…

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  • Q&A: SFX Artist Jack Lynch talks “SALEM”!

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    There’s truly a lot of phenomenal horror television hitting the airwaves this year, but there’s few that can stand toe-to-toe with SALEM, a phenomenal witchcraft melodrama with tons of gore FX, bloody action, and psychological horror to go around. Yet what makes the show so damn impressive, outside of its Eurohorror-inspired visuals, is their used of practical FX, implementing some of the most disgusting and celebration-worthy SFX moments in horror TV history thanks to the likes of SFX artist Jack Lynch. With the third season already underway, FANGORIA caught up with Lynch to talk about his creepy creations on the set of SALEM…

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  • NYC! Win Tickets To “THE EYES OF MY MOTHER” at The Museum of the Moving Image!

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    For those who prefer their art house horror leans closer to the disturbing than the slow-burn suspense story, Nicolas Pesce’s THE EYES OF MY MOTHER is certainly the contemporary chiller for you. With gorgeous black-and-white photography and a truly unsettling story on display, the film transfixes you akin to a cinematic puzzle, with the pieces coming together to reveal a shocking picture unlike any other in recent memory. Now, New York-based FANGORIA readers will have the opportunity to see the film for free at The Museum of the Moving Image tomorrow night, courtesy of Magnet Releasing, and you can win your ticket below!

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  • Q&A: Filmmaker John Fallon talks “THE SHELTER”

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    With the glut of supernatural horror films that have been driving the genre in recent years, leave it to a tried-and-true horror fan to do something truly interesting with the frightening and familiar. Better known to fans as the titular Arrow in the Head from the popular genre entertainment news site, John Fallon has gone the extra mile with THE SHELTER, an unpredictable psychological thriller that puts a spin on the conventional ghost story, examining the madness that arises from one’s own soul. With the Michael Pare-starring film now out on digital platforms, FANGORIA spoke with Fallon about his own surreal journey into THE SHELTER…

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  • Toys of Terror #127

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    Welcome to TOYS OF TERROR, Fango’s weekly feature exhibiting the coolest horror accessories across the web. Whether you’re a collector, connoisseur or simply making your love of horror a family affair, these petrifying playthings are likely to impress even the most heartless horror fan. So if you’re searching for a ghoulish gift, look no further…

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  • Exclusive Stills: Darren Lynn Bousman returns with “ABATTOIR”!

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    For many horror fans, a new fright film from SAW franchise and THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL filmmaker Darren Lynn Bousman is a cause for celebration. Having proven to turn out horror offerings that are as imaginative as they are evident of his versatility behind the camera, Bousman has proven himself to be equally adept at making both fun and unsettling horror in his ambitious career. Now, Bousman offers one of his most captivating chillers to date with ABATTOIR, following a driven reporter whose personal tragedy leads her to a literal house of horrors, and with the film having recently held its New York premiere at the New York City Horror Film Festival, FANGORIA is excited to unveil a slew of eerie images from the petrifying flick!

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  • Q&A: Filmmaker Paul Schrader talks “DOG EAT DOG”

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    One of cinema’s greatest writers and most adventurous directors, there’s few filmmakers that are as prolific and as versatile as Paul Schrader. From his early years behind the page for Scorsese to his recent independent efforts behind the camera, Schrader’s career has at least earned the term interesting, especially considering the filmmaker’s many efforts to retain his vision for the stories he tells. Luckily, Schrader’s vision is unfiltered, uncut, and unpredictable with DOG EAT DOG, an adaptation of Eddie Bunker’s crime novel starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe. With the film playing at Fantastic Fest and finally hitting general audiences this weekend, FANGORIA spoke to Schrader about DOG EAT DOG, having final cut, and whether or not the filmmaker will ever return to the horror genre…

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  • Exclusive Clip: Get Entranced by Anna Biller’s “THE LOVE WITCH”

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    With the amount of fright films produced digitally every year, it’s always a treat to see a genre gem shot and edited on good ol’ celluloid. Therefore, it’s no surprise that this writer went head over heels for THE LOVE WITCH, a contemporary throwback to the technicolor AIP sexploitation films of the ’60s directed by visionary artist Anna Biller. With the film opening in L.A. tomorrow, FANGORIA has an exclusive clip from THE LOVE WITCH (which made our “Must See in 2016” list) that you can watch below!

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  • Q&A: Zoe Kazan on Bryan Bertino’s “THE MONSTER”

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    One of the strongest aspects about Bryan Bertino’s latest horror offering THE MONSTER is that the film operates on many different levels. To some, THE MONSTER is an exceptional practical creature showcase, while to others, it’s a simple and solid exercise in intense horror filmmaking. But most viewers of THE MONSTER will appreciate the emotional story at the heart of the film, elevated by a pair of incredible performances by Ella Ballentine and Zoe Kazan. The latter, in the role of a combative and mentally wrought Mother, plays a truly unflattering role with gusto and resolve, and on the eve of the film’s VOD expansion, FANGORIA caught up with Kazan to discuss her experiences with THE MONSTER…

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  • Toys of Terror #126

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    Welcome to TOYS OF TERROR, Fango’s weekly feature exhibiting the coolest horror accessories across the web. Whether you’re a collector, connoisseur or simply making your love of horror a family affair, these petrifying playthings are likely to impress even the most heartless horror fan. So if you’re searching for a ghoulish gift, look no further…

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  • Joe Dante’s Roger Corman Biopic Set for 2017 Production, Company X to Produce

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    It’s been two years since BURYING THE EX, the most recent Joe Dante feature, hit screens, with the filmmaker filling his time on television efforts such as SALEM and THE WITCHES OF EAST END. Now, Clark Collis at Entertainment Weekly reports that Dante is returning back behind the camera for a much more personal passion project, yet one inherently tied to genre filmmaking history: THE MAN WITH KALEIDOSCOPE EYES, a Roger Corman biopic which is set to commence production in 2017.

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  • New York Comic Con 2016: Actor Kim Coates talks “OFFICER DOWNE”

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    In the world of cinema, there are certain actors and roles that fit one another like a glove, especially within genre entertainment. Much like Robert Englund and John Jarratt inhabited the roles of Freddy Krueger and Mick Taylor with the greatest of ease, the same can be said of Kim Coates and the titular protagonist of M. Shawn Crahan’s OFFICER DOWNE. Produced by Mark Neveldine of the chaotic film duo Neveldine/Taylor, OFFICER DOWNE is ultraviolent, over-the-top, and fun as hell, and at last month’s New York Comic Con, FANGORIA spoke to Coates about taking on his most kick-ass role to date!

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