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Stephen King Has Had A Pretty Good Run On TV, Actually

I could definitely go more than five, but "five" seems like your safe, standard clickbait-able number to go with:Salem's Lot (1979)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P43PvM5a8IsOriginally broadcast on CBS on November 17th and 24th, 1979 in two two-hour segments, Salem's Lot boasts a pedigree that includes the great horror director Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist) as well as[...]

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Horror Legend Tobe Hooper Passes Away At Age 74

Tobe Hooper, the director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Salem's Lot, Poltergeist, and Lifeforce, died in Sherman Oaks, California at the age of 74 The news came form the Los Angels County Coroner, but the cause of death is not known.His work on the 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre film set the standard for a slasher[...]

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed.The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park.Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]

Tales From The Crypt Returns As Part Of TNT Horror Block

According to The Hollywood Reporter, TNT is getting back into the horror game with a two-hour block of programming anchored by a new version of Tales From the Crypt. The network announced the partnership at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. Full details are not yet available, but M. Night Shymalan will serve as […]

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre With Guest Jamie Bahr

By Jason Henderson, Drew Edwards, Tony Salvaggio, and Julia Guzman[audio:http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-99734/TS-919413.mp3]Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Castle of Horror Podcast tonight, a weekly internet radio show where professional writers in the comics, games and book industries take a look at horror movies, choosing one movie a week to discuss in depth.They say:We're back!This week we kick off[...]


Sam Raimi Producing, David Lindsay-Abaire Writing Poltergeist Remake

I wouldn't rush out to declare Tobe Hooper's haunted houser Poltergeist a masterpiece, not by any measure, but it has its moments, and I'm certainly fond of it If Steven Spielberg did direct it (I don't believe he did, but you've heard the rumours, I'm sure) it would be the one of his films I[...]