Are you ready for another unlikely pairing for the latest feature on our FEARNET web series here known as 'The Vault?' Of course you are! This week, we've got actors Samm Levine ('Inglourious Basterds') and Amber Benson ('Buffy The Vampire Slayer') providing commentary for William Lustig's "slasher" cult classic 'Maniac,' starring the late, great Joe Spinell.
Join FEARNET's own Rob Galluzzo, Fangoria's Rebekah McKendry and Inside Horror's Elric Kane for their special 50th episode of the 'Killer POV' podcast with very special guest William Lustig, director of 'Maniac,' 'Maniac Cop,' 'Vigilante,' 'Relentless' and more!
This past year saw some truly awesome poster art make its way onto the internet and our walls, to the point that it was no easy task to cut the list down to only ten... so I didn't!
Sequels are often maligned and rarely live up to the original film on which they are based. Many sequels are thrown together, poorly written, low budget attempts to capitalize on the success of the original. However, that’s not always the case.
It's time to reap our favorite evil records from 2013's musical crop. There are so many to choose from, we decided to include 13 runners-up!
Let's get right to the point: 2013 was not exactly a banner year for our beloved horror genre. Oh sure, you'll always find a good batch a horror flicks over any 12-month period, but if you scour the 2013 release calendar you'll notice that A) Hollywood studios released very few horror flicks this year, and B) the indie filmmaker and distributors (as usual) really stepped in to fill that void.
Nowadays, lunch boxes are as nostalgia-inducing for me as VHS tapes, and the website Kindertrauma recently tapped into that nostalgia with a series of images of faux horror movie-inspired boxes.
Taking advantage of the current resurgence of interest in the format, Mondo will be releasing the Maniac remake onto VHS - a limited edition offering of a mere 500 tapes.
Many psycho killers in film and television are imposing, scary creeps. But a psychopath of the more cunning variety will take you out to dinner and the opera before revealing his or her true motive.