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Reggie Bannister ("Phantasm") Interview

Reggie Bannister

He's probably the most badass dude ever to drive an ice cream truck. In Don Coscarelli's Phantasm and its three sequels, Reggie Bannister faced off against the forces of the Tall Man, killer midgets, and a whole passel of silver spheres. In more recent years, he's become a dependable face in numerous independent horror productions (including Robert Kurtzman's The Rage, which makes its MonstersHD.com debut alongside George A. Romero's Day of the Dead this Thursday, November 27th). Last week, I had a chance to talk with Reggie about his career. What was supposed to be a quick fifteen-minute chat morphed into a full half-hour, as we delved into the staying power of the Phantasm series, the importance of music in his life and work, his production company, and how 2009 will be the Year of Reggie.(read more...)

April 2007 DVD Preview

Welcome to Haunted Newsreel's DVD Preview for April. This edition is sponsored by Anchor Bay Entertainment's upcoming discs for Dead and Deader, Masters of Horror: Family, Noein: Volume 3, and their theatrical release Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon. (read more...)

New Line Purchases Rights to Make New "Phantasm" Films

In even more New Line news, the studio has recently announced that they have purchased the rights to the Phantasm phranchise, and are planning to relaunch it as a possible trilogy! Reggie Bannister, star of Phantasm and all of its sequels, has been chatting with a few horror sites and has made it clear that this relaunch is certainly a relaunch-and not a remake. Damn, this week has rocked for horror! The big question now, however, is: will Angus Scrimm be reprising his role as the Tall Man?

Look Back in Angus: Confessions of a "Phantasm" Phanboy

Look Back in Angus

The funeral is about to begin... Sir!

In movies, it’s often much too easy to see the pivotal moment coming; in real life, we rarely do. In fact, we’re usually blindsided by it, and I must admit I prefer it that way. Case in point...(read more...)

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