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    Toronto! Celebrate the return of “NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD LIVE” and Win a Fango Subscription!

    After a smash run earlier this year, Nictophobia Films’ outrageously amusing, campy stage remounting of the seminal 1968 masterpiece of zombie horror, returns to the Toronto stage at Theatre Passe Murraille. GEORGE A. ROMERO’S NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD LIVE, directed by EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL’s Christopher Bond and sponsored in part by FANGORIA,  is co-produced by Romero and his NOTLD cohorts John Russo and Russ Streiner and is designed and lit in shuddery, shadowy black and white. Act one faithfully reproduces every beat of the original classic, while act two flies bloodily off the rails and the show veers wonderfully between pleasing the core cult and hooking a general audience. It’s a blast and the lads behind the show have now altered many of the gags and toyed with the staging, so even if you caught it during its first run, you’ll get a fresh frisson or two from this version…

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    [TIFF '13] Stark Festival Poster for Zack Parker thriller, “PROXY”

    Premiering as part of the Toronto International Film Festival’s “provocative, sexy… possibly dangerous” Vanguard section, Zack Parker’s PROXY introduces itself as a thriller that means to challenge both its audience and “traditional cinematic form.” It’s bloody baby-featuring festival poster certainly makes an impression in that direction.

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    FANGORIA Presents: Lady Frankenstein goes “CORPSING”

    One of the most recurring and persevering aspects of the horror genre is the ability to shape stories about the moral and ethical quandaries of progression into tales of “worst case scenario” terror. From as far back as Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN, the idea of new sciences, discoveries and knowledge turning against those who explore and create has shown up time and time again within the fright field, including THE FLY adaptations, ALTERED STATES and JURASSIC PARK. And while the angles taken on progression within these frightening stories are extreme in theory, the questions still remain at the end of the film and are as philosophically relevant today as they were in their origination.

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    “MISCHIEF NIGHT” to Screen Across the Country on Namesake Date

    Richard Schenkman’s upcoming home invasion thriller that harks back to the likes of WAIT UNTIL DARK with its blind protagonist, takes place on the (seemingly made so by movies) infamous eve of Halloween, one Mischief Night. On 2013′s own Mischief Night, the film will hit cinemas for a one night only event thanks to digital distributors SpectiCast.

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