Vera Chytilova, the director of the amazing DAISIES, has died at 85.
Stanley Kurbick’s daughter Vivian has shared some amazing behind-the-scenes pictures of her father’s work.
Scorpion readies SORCERESS for a DVD and Blu-ray release — the disc will include a Brand New HD master (1:78) 16×9 of the longer 83min version, interview with John Carl Beuchler, Jim Wynorski, Roger Corman and Clark Henderson along with the original trailer. The street date has not yet been announced.
The Rupert Pupkin Speaks blog begins its series on underrated westerns with a group by BadAss Digest’s Phil Nobile Jr.
Lunchmeat talked to former video store owner Brian Anderson about the rise and fall of video stores.
…and Baltimore’s City Paper provided an oral history of Video Americain, the recently-shuttered store where SERIAL MOM was shot.
The Projection Booth podcast gets into some FEMALE TROUBLE with special guest Mink Stole.
The Badasses, Boobs and Body Counts podcast spent time with 1972’s NIGHT OF THE COBRA WOMAN.
And the Cinema Sewer podcast checks out the biker pic ANGELS AS HARD AS THEY COME.
Should horror fans stop living in the past? (Spoiler: Yes.)
The Anthology Film Archives in New York will be presenting a series of film noir-inflluenced hardcore films called PORN NOIR, presented by Casey Scott – the films include Roger Watkins’ CORRUPTION and Armand Weston’s EXPOSE ME LOVELY. More info here.
Dan Harmon hints at the animated return of “Heat Vision and Jack” in a Reddit AMA.
Chris Plante at Polygon examines why 1994’s STREET FIGHTER went so terribly, terribly wrong.
The Dissolve looked at Michael Mann’s THE KEEP.
Den of Geek’s Ryan Lambie examined the rise and fall of Carolco, one of the biggest studios of the ‘80s.
Scream Factory announces a May 27 release date for their Blu-Ray of SLEEPAWAY CAMP, with three (!) audio commentaries, a retrospective documentary, a short film, a music video and more. Pre-order here.
io9 looked at the many flicks of Fred Olen Ray.
Help the makers of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION get the funding to regroup and finish the film!
THE INTRUDER director Scott Spiegel plans to return to the director’s chair with the horror pic WRATH.
Video Junkie looks at 1990’s FIRE, ICE AND DYNAMITE, starring Roger Moore, Isaac Hayes and Buzz Aldrin. What?
A new trailer for retro-filmmaker Christopher R. Mihm’s latest, THE LATE NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE:
That’s it for today, but be careful, you guys, because watching horror movies can lead to demonic possession:
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