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Ken Foree Interview

Ken Foree at the Devil's Rejects premiere

Ken Foree broke onto the horror scene in 1978 with George A. Romero's classic Dawn of the Dead. Since then, he's kept pretty close ties with the genre, including a part in Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects. While signing autographs at San Diego Comic-Con International, he took a moment to answer a few questions for us.(read more...)

"Cry Wolf" (Cast and Crew) Interview

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Children shouldn't tell lies, and big teenaged children shouldn't make up stories about people dying. Such are the lessons in the upcoming horror-thriller Cry Wolf. Classic-Horror sat down with the cast and crew during San Diego Comic-Con International 2005. In attendance were co-writer/director Jeff Wadlow, co-writer/producer Beau Bauman, and actors Lindy Booth (Dodger), Julian Morris (Owen), Sandra McCoy (Mercedes), and Kristy Wu (Regina).(read more...)

Hey You! Get Outta My Soul!

With the September 9th release of Lakeshore Entertainment's The Exorcism of Emily Rose coming up, I thought it'd be a good time to take a look at the history of exorcism in the modern horror film. My research revealed something that I really should have figured out sooner -- with few exceptions, every single exorcism film made after 1973 is either a rip-off or blatant cash-in on The Exorcist.

No country put out more of these rip-offs than Italy. The following is just a brief listing of the Italian exorcism films that came in the wake of The Exorcist. This is by no means definitive, and I encourage any oversights to be e-mailed to me through our contact form.

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The 2005 Caligari's Cabinet Awards

Voting in the 2005 Caligari's Cabinet Awards occured between May 10th and June 10th, 2005 and was open to all readers of Classic-Horror. Results were posted June 2005.(read more...)

"Oldboy" Coming to the USA

The winner of the 2004 Cannes Special Jury Prize is finally getting a theatrical release in the United States. Oldboy, a psychological tale of revenge and murder, opens on March 25th in New York, LA, Chicago, and San Francisco, gradually expanding to other major cities in the following weeks. Hey, Quentin Tarantino says it's good, so there must be something going on there.(read more...)

"Shaun of the Dead" BAFTA-Nominated

The BAFTA awards (the British equivalent of the Oscars) have nominated the romantic zomedy Shaun of the Dead for two of its top awards. Producer Nira Park is up for the The Carl Foreman Award For Special Achievement By a British Director/Producer OR Writer In Their First Feature Film, and the film itself has been nominated for Best British Film.(read more...)

Bits and Bites for January 17, 2005

-- The Devil's Rejects, Rob Zombie's follow-up to House of 1000 Corpses, has secured an R rating. (bloody-disgusting.com)

-- Wes Craven has signed on as executive producer of The Breed, the directorial debut of his longtime DP (and assistant director on Cursed) Nick Mastandrea. The film involves two estranged brothers under siege by wild dogs. (moviehole.net)

-- A new trailer for Spielberg's War of the Worlds (the horror status of which is still up in the air) will debut during the Super Bowl (waroftheworldsfilm.com)
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Rawat Joins Project Greenlight's "Feast"

Navi Rawat (who "Angel" fans will recall as the psychotic slayer from the deeply disturbing Season 5 ep "Damage") has signed on to the next Project Greenlight movie Feast. She joins Balthazar Getty, Henry Rollins and Jason Mewes on the project. The film is being executive produced by Wes Craven.

Tomaselli's New Project is Seaworthy

Director Dante Tomaselli (who has recently finished work on The Devil's Playground) has already started preliminary work on his next film, tenatively titled The Ocean. Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp) and Judith O'Dea (Night of the Living Dead) have already committed to the picture, which is about supernatural riptides. Shooting will begin in the Summer of 2005.(read more...)

Raimi to Hold a Second "Grudge"

Sam Raimi's production outfit Ghost House Pictures (whatever happened to Renaissance, anyway?) is looking to fund a sequel to their recent horror remake hit The Grudge. Stephen Susco, the writer of the previous entry, has been contracted to pen the second film in what may become a franchise. The Grudge is a remake of the 2003 Japanese horror flick Ju-On, and the two films shared the same director, Takashi Shimizu.(read more...)

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