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  • Terror Tube: “DAMIEN”, “FEAR THE WALKING DEAD”, “THE X-FILES”

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    Man, how the times have changed. Ten years ago, there was nary a horror show on television: DEXTER and TRUE BLOOD hadn’t hit premium cable, X-FILES was long gone and MASTERS OF HORROR was gearing up to be the most high profile horror show on television. Now, THE WALKING DEAD and AMERICAN HORROR STORY break rating records with each passing season, HANNIBAL and SALEM are reintroducing incredible practical SFX to TV and properties such as THE EVIL DEAD, PREACHER and more are making their way to the small screen. And now, FANGORIA has a trio of updates on some of the most anticipated upcoming scare fare on television, so get your calenders ready and sharpen your pencils, faithful readers…

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  • Night Vale Nightmares #5: [Best of?]

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    “The Sun is actually cold! It’s cold and empty, and all is lost! Greetings from Night Vale,” chimes a voice that is instantly recognizable as James Urbaniak, the VENTURE BROS. alum playing the part of senior Night Vale radio personality Leonard Burton as he dives us right into a clip show consisting entirely of clips we’ve never heard before. And as a result, we get a fascinating glimpse of Night Vale’s ancient and mysterious history. I do remember writing in the last review that I expected another interesting format tweak, and “[Best of?]” definitely lives up to those expectations.

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  • Etheria Film Night 2015 Announces Official Short Film Lineup

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    For female directors in the horror genre, misrepresentation, discrimination and gender-driven obstacles have long been both the bane of their efforts whilst also a motivation to go above and beyond expectations. Said motivation has born many efforts to curb those mindsets, but above else, it’s led to more independent female filmmakers than ever exploring the dark recesses of their artistic sensibilities, allowing endeavors such as the annual Etheria Film Night to exist. And now, the 2015 edition of the event, which will be held at June 13th, 2015, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California, has announced it’s official short selection, which will lead to the North American premiere of Ursula Dabrowsky’s INNER DEMON.

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  • Contest: Win Two Free Tickets to Miskatonic London!

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    For London-based horror fans, there’s no better place for an introspective and informed lesson from throughout horror’s history as there is at Miskatonic London. And among the lectures we’ve covered in the past and will continue to cover, the upcoming class from Jasper Sharp about the natural environments in which horror can exist, entitled “ENGULFED BY NATURE: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SUPERNATURAL LANDSCAPES”, appears to be one of the most intriguing and surreal to date. However, those with an eye for the eerie might have a chance to attend the class completely free, as Miskatonic and FANGORIA are teaming to give away two free tickets to ENGULFED BY NATURE in a very special contest.

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  • Exclusive Clip: Craig Goodwill’s “PATCH TOWN”, starring Julian Richings!

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    Craig Goodwill’s debut fright feature, PATCH TOWN, has certainly had one hell of a journey to fruition. After debuting in the shorts program at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, the concept was adapted in the following years into a full-fledged feature film, and is now almost upon us here in North America. And with the film now officially up for pre-order on iTunes Canada, FANGORIA has an exclusive clip from PATCH TOWN to unleash upon the world!

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  • “MAD MAX: FURY ROAD” (Film Review)

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    For fans of horror filmmaking, it’s no surprise that practically achieved cinematic magic has resonated so deeply within our sensibilities. After all, if something must be seen to be believed, then by seeing it, we believe it in one way or another. But beyond that, the ambition behind a practically achieved stunt or SFX moment is all the more convincing when we know that there’s an element of danger to the procedure, which suddenly makes the stakes much more real and makes our performers all the more believable, even in the most heightened universe.

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  • Exclusive Trailer: Audrey Cummings’ “BERKSHIRE COUNTY”

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    For those ingratiated in the L.A. horror scene, one of the most buzzed-about genre titles as of late was Audrey Cummings’ BERKSHIRE COUNTY. Having won awards at the Chicago Horror Film Festival, Atlanta’s HorrorQuest fest, Phoenix’s FearCon and Toronto’s Blood in the Snow Film Festival, the indie home invasion flick won the attention of the horror community when it won the Best Feature Award at Shriekfest, making Cummings the first female director to earn the award. And now, with the film’s Canadian release getting closer by the day, FANGORIA has the exclusive new trailer for BERKSHIRE COUNTY!

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  • “DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY: TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN” (Stanley Film Festival Review)

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    When you have a legitimately fantastic and unique concept for a film, making said movie can feel like a game of basketball. You can hold on to the ball tight, you can show off fancy moves just because you’ve got a leg up on the competition, and you can exude a true show of confidence in every step you take with that ball. However, at the end of the day, all that matters is that the ball makes it into the net, and that you get credit for the points that you make. And other times, you can drop the ball, and perhaps someone else might pick up the ball one day and deliver on that promise that you had.

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  • “VALLEY OF THE SASQUATCH” (Film Review)

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    One of the oldest North American myths of all time, it’s no surprise that the Sasquatch (a/k/a Bigfoot, Yeti, etc.) is still prevalent in the imagination of so many today. Living in the forests within our suspension of disbelief, the Sasquatch can take on any form we’d like it to, and therefore not only can it exist in our wildest dreams, but also our darkest nightmares. And while some films, like WILLOW CREEK and EXISTS, provide a painting of the Sasquatch as a territorial and animalistic monster, VALLEY OF THE SASQUATCH offers something much more benign and conscious, even if it’s similarly terrifying in its own way.

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