|FEO NEWS FOR SUMMER 2018:
- JUNE -
The detritus of old Horror/Thriller history can be found here.
These are archived news items, many of them outside
of this website.
JOHN CARPENTER'S THE THING
If you've never seen it, this is why you should!
Really. I don't change anything else. Simply adding the word FRANKENSTEIN to the title makes you reinterpret the poster image and slogan.
ALIEN IS 39 TODAY
Are you too young to have seen it? Read our review of the harrowing classic, /ALIEN.
Really. I don't change how the stars look or the poster's pitch / slogan. I simply add FRANKENSTEIN to the title that is already there. Today's example, I give another favored heroine in the MCU, Scarlett Johansson (EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS) her chance at the creature.
FRANKENSTEIN CHANGES EVERYTHING
Seriously! You don't have to 'Shop it up with anything else (unless the image requires it in this example), just add the word Frankenstein to the title. For example: before Elizabeth Olsen was our favorite Scarlet Witch? This could have been her breakout role
43 YEARS OF JAWS
JAWS was released on this day in 1975 and remains the Gold Standard for Animal Attack movies.
Read our review to see why this 43 year old 70's flick remains the high bar to reach for the upcoming MEG movie. No kidding! From movie trailer to poster, MEG is directly competing with a 43 year old movie! That's how damn influential JAWS remains to this day!
THEM was released on this day in 1954 and remains the Gold Standard for Big Horror monsters created by radiation.
Read our review to see why this 64 year old Atom Age movie remains relevant in the Information Age.
DO SPIDERS FREAK YOU OUT?
Read our review to see why this 16 year old movie fell off the map in so short a time.
UNFRIENDED: DARK WEB
Continued at THR.
I bought SPEAK NO EVIL after a quick look inside and I wasn't disappointed.
Read my Speak No Evil review.
I bought HANK STEINER: MONSTER DETECTIVE based on cover art alone and I wasn't disappointed.
Read my Hank Steiner Comic Review.
The last thing this old man ever wanted to do was face down a troll, and now his last day is here.
TROLL BRIDGE got on its feet nearly ten years ago with this teaser trailer.
Author Terry Pratchett stayed with it as long as he could, but Alzheimer's took his life on March 12, 2015. This then, is his unrealized dream.
The 2011 Kickstarter pitch
BRIAN KEENE BURN FUND
More at GoFundMe/BrianKeene-Burn-Fund.
So why bother? Because when IFC represents you, they respect your work like no major. When IFC accepts your movie your career is launched in a way no superhero movie will achieve and the power brokers of the movie industry pay attention.
Caveat: Mary Shelley Wollenstonecraft was my introduction to literary Science Fiction and Horror.
Some people think I'm more important than you (I don't, but they do. You know how they are) and this is their (HA!) evidence.
Matt Jarbo's interview with Feo Amante at The Zurvivalist.
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