In the late 1970s, Stephen King had the idea of selling his short stories for ONE DOLLAR and a contract to let young filmmakers make their own films based on his works. After King’s approval, these films were only available for viewing at film festivals around the world. For the last forty-plus years and over hundreds of films made, The Dollar Baby program has made a serious impact not only on the Stephen King world, but the film industry itself.
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Here we are, already in the first week of January 2018, looking forward to new goals, plans, and possibilities. Before you pack up your Christmas tree, or start your 2018 to do list, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the best that 2017 had to offer in film. Here are my…Top 15… favorite films of 2017.
Posted January 7th, 2018. Add a comment
Having covered the onscreen terror essentials with Horror 101: The A-List of Horror Films and Monster Movies, Aaron “Dr. AC” Christensen is back with a brand new compendium of essays from the brightest and bloodiest genre aficionados around the globe.
Posted January 10th, 2014. Add a comment
Some Guy Who Kills People, part slasher – part comedy – wholly brilliant, is set to become the cult movie event of the year. Blackly comic, genuinely scary and heart-warming all at the same time, it stars a stellar cast including Kevin Corrigan (Pineapple Express, Fringe, Superbad), Lucy Davis (The Office, Shaun Of The Dead), Karen Black (House of 1000 Corpses) and Barry Bostwick (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) and hits cinemas on 5 October 2012 and DVD, Blu-ray, Download and On Demand on 8 October 2012.
Posted November 11th, 2012. Add a comment
A new King of Horror’s facebook page was born by the hands of Tony Northrup: All Thing’s King, the Stephen King Fan Page. This fan page brings it to you hot off the slab! .
Posted August 25th, 2012. Add a comment
The Viscera Organization is delighted to bring you the upcoming Viscera Film Festival on July 7th, showcasing the best new horror films by women. Viscera’s mission is to inspire, educate, and spotlight talented women within the genre in order to promote equality.
Posted July 10th, 2012. Add a comment
The Dark Tower saga seemed to have reached the end of the line when Roland reached the Tower itself, nevertheless the comic-books about the gunslinger past let the reader hear a echo of a possible “sequel”. And now the eighth book slides into the hole left by fourth (Wizard and Glass) and fifth book (Wolves of the Calla), trying to make alive the desire of Stephen King himself to write other lines about the story, His story.
Posted April 24th, 2012. Add a comment
Earth 2, the epic sci-fi series created by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment – a bona fide lost sci-fi treasure – is finally making its way to DVD in the UK, almost 20 years after it first aired on TV screens to great acclaim from fans and critics alike.
Posted April 17th, 2012. Add a comment
Most filmmakers start with short films and Independent Films of which many are posted on Youtube, or other Internet sites. For the lucky few, their films are viewed at Film Fest’s around the world. In some cases film companies are so impressed, they financially back these films, and they do everything to promote them, and so it begins.