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  • Angus Scrimm, Remembered: “I SELL THE DEAD” Filmmaker Glenn McQuaid

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    With the passing of horror icon Angus Scrimm this past week, FANGORIA is dedicating this week to the memory of our dear friend. Therefore, FANGORIA has reached out to several of those who knew Angus well for their parting words and to share the memories they had with the extraordinary actor. Our first contribution comes from filmmaker Glenn McQuaid, who cast Scrimm in I SELL THE DEAD as a violin-playing, blackmailing doctor, and worked with the actor again in two episodes of his radio play series TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, the most recent of which debuted this past fall.

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  • The Year in Horror, 2015: Fantasia’s Small Gauge Trauma Shorts

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    As we continue to look back at the year recently concluded, attention must be paid to the short films that made their way around the fest circuit. And there’s no better sampler than a look at those minimovies that played in the Small Gauge Trauma lineup at last summer’s Fantasia festival in Montreal, many of them making world or international premieres.

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  • Twice Told “TALES”: The Curious Case of Shyamalan’s “CRYPT” Reboot

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    Last week, various outlets- FANGO included- reported that TNT would be anchoring their upcoming fall horror block with a reboot of TALES FROM THE CRYPT, with M. Night Shyamalan serving as the mastermind of the series. And before fans had a chance to even debate whether this move was the progression of Shyamalan’s comeback in the genre, unconfirmed reports revealed what many horror hounds had feared: the new TALES FROM THE CRYPT has eschewing all that came before it for something more contemporary in flavor. Like clockwork, the fans went from disgruntled to furious, especially when they learned that HBO retained the rights to John Kassir’s classic iteration of The Crypt Keeper.

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  • Rest in Peace David Bowie (1947 – 2016)

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    For a man whose career often brought him to places beyond the stars, it’s only fitting to say that David Bowie was a universal icon. Even in his oh-so-rare missteps, Bowie found something deep, strange, existential and heartbreaking, and more often than not, we all could find a piece of ourselves in his lyrics, his movements and his presence. So when news broke that David Bowie passed away on January 10th, 2016, after 18 months of battling cancer, there’s an undeniable emptiness and sense of disbelief that follows.

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  • “CONDEMNED” director recalls pranking Tom Savini

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    First-time feature filmmaker Eli Morgan Gesner has the gruesome shocker CONDEMNED out now on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD from RLJ Entertainment, following a successful career in the art and fashion worlds. He’s always been a fan of scary stuff, though, and confessed to Fango about a bit of childhood mischief he made with one of its most famous FX creators.

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  • “TALES FROM THE CRYPT” Reboot Plot Details, Format Uncovered

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    Yesterday, the horror world’s head was spun when it was announced M. Night Shyamalan would be rebooting TALES FROM THE CRYPT for TNT, a move quite frankly very few saw coming. And while the news was met by varying degrees of responses, the most common of which would be “very cautious optimism” following Shyamalan’s comeback chiller THE VISIT and WAYWARD PINES, recent unconfirmed developments over at Bloody-Disgusting have taken a turn for the worse.

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  • Q&A: Director Lawrence Roeck on “DIABLO”

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    With the genre marketplace being as it is, it’s actually not quite surprising to see both westerns and horror movies, with secular fan bases in their own right, cross paths so often in recent months. With bone tomahawk, the hateful eight and and now Lawrence Roeck’s DIABLO, the line between gritty western, shocking horror and brutal thriller has become more and more blurred. And while the latter is probably more notable for its cast, which includes Western royalty Scott Eastwood as well as Walton Goggins and Danny Glover, the inspirations, hard-hitting violence, thematic material and cinematography from Dean Cundey make DIABLO a must see for horror fans. Fangoria caught up with Roeck to talk DIABLO, shooting an indie western and the film’s frightening influences…

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