Friday, December 31, 2010

Machete In 60 Seconds ... And In Claymation!

Over the years, Lipton has featured a slew of big name stars in claymation commercials for their Brisk Iced Tea product, including the likes of Bruce Lee, Frank Sinatra and Babe Ruth. Joining those illustrious ranks this year is none other than Danny motherfuckin' Trejo(!), who just lended his voice and likeness to a new Brisk commercial that serves as a quick claymation summary of cult hit Machete. Check out Danny Clay-ho kickin' some clay ass and scorin' some clay babes below!



Not the biggest fan of Brisk, but I gotta give HUUUUGE props to Lipton for having the balls to put Danny Trejo into an elite grouping of folks like Sinatra and Lee. How fuckin' cool is that?

By the way, Machete hits DVD & Blu-ray January 4th. Pre-order your copy today!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Tattoo Society's Nightmare Special Issue!

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Issue #24 of Tattoo Society Magazine has hit newsstands everywhere and i'm happy to report that the entire issue is devoted to the coolest horror themed tattoos from around the globe, wrapped in just about the most beautiful packaging a male horror fan like myself could ever dream of. Check out some of my favorite tats featured in the mag below and head over to a bookstore near you to pick up your copy of this limited edition special issue today!

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Christmas Via Snail Mail!

Just want to take a quick moment to publicly thank two horror community buddies of mine for sending little Christmas treats to my doorstep this week ...

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Jason Nagy and the rest of the crew behind the great blog Zombies and Toys sent over a nice Christmas card, along with some other little treats including a kickass Zombies and Toys ornament! Jason has been known to produce some pretty kickass promotional swag for his blog and i'd say this one takes the cake. Jason, it will proudly be hung on my Christmas tree for many years to come!

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This cauldron arrived courtesy of Sean Jordan from the VHS Preservation Society, packed to the hilt with Halloween treats and a hybrid Christmas/Halloween card. Included in the cauldron ; a skeleton keychain, Frankenstein mug, Pumpkin Pez dispenser, Hellraiser air freshener (!), a gaggle of plastic eyeballs, a squishy skull, a vintage halloween snowglobe and even Trick or Treats on DVD. Nothin' quite like a little Halloween on Christmas!

Thanks so much guys!

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Celebrity Ghost Stories - Daniel Stern

Got another segment for ya from one of my favorite shows on television, where Home Alone's Daniel Stern talks about a super creepy encounter he and his wife had with what he describes as a townful of ghosts while on their honeymoon in England. Take it away, Marv!



To add a little to this story, it should be noted that the village where Daniel and his wife allegedly encountered these ghosts, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, has a pretty interesting paranormal backstory to it. The church in the village was struck by an ominous ball of lightning during a massive thunderstorm in the 1600's, killing four and injuring sixty others. According to a local legend amongst the villagers, this tragedy was a result of the Devil paying the village a visit. While one legend states that the Devil arrived to collect on a pact made with a local card player (fall asleep during church and your soul is mine), another suggests that the Devil arrived to collect the souls of the four people killed in the church that day, who were playing cards during the service. Furthermore, the landlady of a nearby pub reported a visit by a mysterious man riding a jet black horse who ordered a beer, which hissed down his throat as he drank it. She claimed the man had cloven feet and that the money 'the Devil' paid her with turned to dead leaves after he rode off.

While Daniel's story does kinda sound as fictional as the landlady's, it does make ya wonder, doesn't it?

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Christmas Gifts : The Jen Edition!

Truth be told, i've always been more excited about giving my friends and family gifts on Christmas than I have been about receiving them myself, even back when I was a kid. Because of this, I like to think i've become a pretty good gift giver over the years. Now that you've seen some of the awesome horror themed goodies I was given this year, I wanted to show you guys some of the stuff I got for Jen. It was our first Christmas in our own place together and just like the previous two Christmas'es we've spent together, it turned out looking a bit more like Halloween than the traditional Christmas!


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I knew I wanted to bestow upon Jen her first Living Dead Doll and I couldn't believe my eyes when I stumbled upon this one from the Dia De Los Muertos series, rocking makeup pretty similar to the makeup Jen decked herself out in this past Halloween. I never really realized this until I held one of these things in my hands, but these Living Dead Dolls are really really cool and i'm pretty sure I want one for myself!


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Lady In White is one of Jen's favorite movies, one we somehow didn't yet own, so I went with a double feature gift of the DVD and new Fright Rags t-shirt.


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Another one of her faves is Deadgirl, and Cryptic Cotton's Tim Francis hooked me up with this awesome shirt they just released a couple months back. Thanks again Tim!


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But Jen's all time favorite horror movie is Lucky McKee's May and I gotta give a huge thanks to artist/doll master Mike Smash for custom making these earrings for her.


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Speaking of custom made, this is the perfect example of why I spend hours upon hours on Etsy around Christmas time. I intended on this pouch being a little stocking stuffer but once I got it in the mail and saw how well made it was, I decided to give it the wrap treatment. Here's the link if ya want one for yourself.


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This cookbook, chock full of pictures of/recipes for all kinds of horror themed cupcakes, made a real nice companion gift to the countertop cupcake maker I got for her, a device I hope she puts to use real soon!


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How's that for a stocking stuffer? Gotta brush up on our Rocky Horror in preparation for the next wild and crazy Monster Mania midnight showing!


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This Alice in Zombieland hoodie caused me much stress around the big day, being that I ordered the wrong size and had to pay the extra dough for next day air to get a replacement in time for Christmas. Thankfully, Threadless doesn't charge much for such a service and everything ended up working out in the end, as the first hoodie I got ended up fitting me and so I decided to keep it for myself. Gotta say, I always thought Threadless was a Cafe Press kinda site, with images printed on bad quality shirts, but I was really impressed with not only how well made this thing is, but also how good their service is.


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Picked up this great little stocking stuffer at Forbidden Planet in the city, during my recent trip there with Zach Shildwachter and Kristy Jett.


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When it comes to wine, it's all about the cool names and labels for me and I always try to find a few unique bottles as gifts every year. I think this one took the cake, named and designed to look like a vintage horror movie poster. It's the kinda bottle that's almost too cool to drink. Almost.


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I can't take credit for this last one, as much as I may wish I could. This replica skull was what our friend Jackie got for Jen for the little Secret Santa we did. Coolest of all, this was apparently pulled from a mold made from an actual human skull. Not sure where she got it from, but Secret Santa gifts don't get much cooler if ya ask me!


And that about wraps up Christmas 2010. As expensive and stressful as it may be, I honestly can't wait to do it all over again next year!

Monday, December 27, 2010

What's Christmas Without a Little Blood & Guts?!

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As a sit here typing on a fancy new lit up keyboard, staring at a much larger new monitor, I can't help but feel that I just experienced the best Christmas ever this past weekend, both in terms of gifts given and received and in terms of quality time spent with family. While you may think i'm all about Halloween, Christmas is actually my favorite day of the year, mostly due to the last part of that last sentence. But sappiness aside, getting a few gifts is always pretty awesome too and I gotta say, I got some pretty cool new things this year ; which brings us to the obligatory bragging about new shit I got for Christmas post. Being that this is a horror blog, i'll only cover that kinda stuff, rather than drooling over the new barbecue, 3D tit book, snowboarding goggles or Christian Slater/Patricia Arquette True Romance signed photo I received (merely a cool piece of movie memorabilia to some ... one of the most meaningful gifts of all to Jen and I). So here's all the awesome horror shit I got this year, courtesy of family and friends!


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Christmas kicked off with a bang at work on Friday with Jesse Bartel (who posts on here from time to time) giving me this Hatchet shooting script, signed by Adam Green. Awesome display piece as well as some of the best reading/inspirational material out there!


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My brother's girlfriend Jess, spending her first Christmas with our notoriously over the top gift giving family, got me this awesome Walking Dead t-shirt, which i'm sporting at this very moment, eagerly anticipating next year's return of the show!


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Jen surprised me with the limited edition Fright Rags Never Sleep Again shirt, which I quite frankly thought came out too late to arrive in time for Christmas.


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She also got me a double feature gift of the new Weekly World News Bat Boy book and bobble head. Glad to see that WWN has finally realized the marketing power of their whacky creations and I hope to see more toys based on their cover art oddities in the future. If only SyFy would follow suit!


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DVD's & Blu-ray's galore, from Jen and my brother ; Oldboy and Scream on Blu-ray and Header, Offspring, Roman, They Live, Tales From The Crypt Season 3 and True Blood Season 1 on DVD. Jen normally stays away from getting me DVD's, fearing that I will either have or not want anything she gets me, but she decided to go for it this year and ended up with some great stuff that I either haven't seen or have been dying to own. My brother picked up Scream for me, which I somehow have never owned on any format and which is not even available on Blu-ray in the states yet.


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Jen and I had been in need of a new shower curtain, a need that was more than adequately filled with this gift from my parents. Anyone else immediately think of the Human Centipede DVD cover when they see this?


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As you can probably tell by looking at them, these are vintage Halloween stickers, released way back in the 80's. I'm a total sucker for vintage Halloween goods, as Jen showed she is well aware by getting me these bad boys, which will of course remain in package.


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Last but not least, the parents got Jen and I this Blood Bath Shower Gel, which I initially figured i'd keep as a display item in the shower, a decision I have since questioned based on the delicious smell emanating from it. Needless to say, with the new shower curtain and this little treat, our bathroom is just about catching up to speed with the decor in the rest of our house!


Thanks to my brother, parents, Jen, Jess and Jesse for all the awesome gifts! And thanks also to our friend Jackie, who drew up that awesome Christmas zombie image at the top of the post, which was the front of the Christmas card she sent us. Yes, there are a lot of J's in my life!

Cereal Killers : The Coffee Table Book That Never Was

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A few years back, I began following a cool little project I was pretty excited about - a coffee table book called Cereal Killers, a book chock full of nothing but horror themed spoof cereal box artwork from a multitude of talented and accomplished artists. It was set to be put out by a company called Kreepsville Industries in 2006 and for whatever reason never saw the light of day, dropping off my radar over the last couple years. While browsing through vintage cereal boxes this morning on eBay (an odd obsession of mine), the project re-entered the forefront of my brain and left me wondering ; what the hell ever happend to that book?!

After some research, it looks like Kreepsville Industries must have gone under, which would explain why the book never made it to print. Their website is shut down and their Myspace page looks to be inactive since 2007. Needless to say, it looks like we may never be able to get our hands on this book ...

But fear not, most if not all of the images that were set to appear in the book were posted a few years back on the official blog made to promote it, all of which you can see RIGHT HERE. Or just scroll down a tad and check out a few of my favorites. Not as cool as a book on your coffee table, but these images will have to do for now and maybe forever!

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If anyone has further info on what the hell happened to this book and/or Kreepsville Industries, please let me know!

Evil Toys : Snacktime Cabbage Patch Kids

With children the world over getting gifted with all kinds of new and exciting toys this past weekend, I figure there's no better time than now for me to kick off a brand new feature here on Freddy In Space, a recurring column that will take a look at some of the most evil toys to ever hit the marketplace ... and then promptly be pulled off store shelves for maiming, terrifying and even killing their innocent owners. Toys attacking little kids happens more often than you might think, and not just in horror movies. Let's begin our stroll through the dark side of children's toys with a look at the most demonic Cabbage Patch Kid ever unleashed upon the youth of the nation!

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It's likely that everyone reading this has owned at least one Cabbage Patch Kid over the course of their lifetime. Released in the late 70's, the line of slightly creepy baby dolls became a massive fad in the 80's and are in fact still produced to this day. In the Fall of 1996, Mattel decided to up the creepy factor of the popular dolls by releasing a line of babies that actually 'eat' when you shove food into their mouths. Dubbed Snacktime Cabbage Patch Kids, the dolls came with little fake sticks of food which children were encouraged to shove into their mouths. After some animatronic chewing, the food would go through the dolls head and reappear in a backpack on the other side, giving the appearance that the doll actually consumed the play food, in an apparent attempt by Mattel to give fatass kids something to do other than shove food into their own mouths. Check out the original commercial for the line below.



The dolls became the Turbo Man of the 1996 holiday season, with half a million of them flying off store shelves at a rapid fire pace. That is, until some of the evil little babies got a little too hungry and munched on the hair and fingers of their child owners, prompting 911 calls, new warning labels and soon after, a worldwide recall. "When I picked Carly up, the doll was attached to the back of her head", one mother said, describing the time her daughter's Snacktime doll's metal roller filled mouth ripped a good portion of hair off her scalp. 35 such incidents were reported, with Mattel eventually offering a $40 refund for all owners of the doll.

After the epic failure of the dolls, Mattel President John Kramer was promptly let go.

As most evil recalled toys do, the Snacktime Cabbage Patch Dolls have become big time collectors items over the years, fetching large sums of money on sites like eBay.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Funko's POP! Horror Movie Vinyl Figures : Coming January 2011!

Toy company Funko has been hard at work lately, churning out a slew of movie and pop culture inspired collectibles ranging from Hangover bobbleheads to Lord of the Rings banks to cute and cuddly plushy versions of some of the most evil horror villains to ever grace the big screen. Their line of 3.75" vinyl figures, which goes by the name POP!, has thus far focused on comic book heroes and villains the likes of Batman, Superman and The Joker and is now about to head into horror terrority with a brand new series, which is now available for pre-order and is set to ship next month. Check out the full first series of 'POP! Movies' below!

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To pre-order any or all of these, head over to Amok Time, where you can get them all for $39.95 or individuals for $9.99 a piece!

Friday, December 24, 2010

The Best Christmas Horror Movie You've Never Seen

I just want to take a moment this morning before I head off to endure a hellishly busy day of work to give a quick shoutout to the most severely underrated Christmas horror movie out there, a movie I finally got around to watching for the very first time the other night. Shot in 1989 and released on VHS by A.I.P. Home Video, it's called Elves and as of this moment, it has not yet been given the DVD treatment. One look at the plot description below will show you that this is a criminal injustice of the highest degree ....


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An innocent romp in the woods turns into a hellish nightmare when three young girls accidently awaken an army of evil "Elves" - genetically created by a Neo-Nazi mad scientist during World War 2.

These hideous creatures don't work for Santa ... they have a special mission : to mate with a virgin and take over the world as a pint-sized master race!

Dan Haggerty stars as Mike McGavin, a department store Santa who must expose this unholy force and stop the gruesome terror before the Elves destroy Christmas.



Now i'll admit, the movie doesn't and simply could never live up to the movie you probably just created in your mind after reading that back cover description, but Elves - which actually only features one Nazi elf - is nevertheless a piece of true cinematic gold, the kind of off the wall flick that could only be an export of the glorious 80's. Though i'm sure the movie does have a substantial underground cult following, I don't think i've ever actually had anyone mention it to me or implore me to see it, and I consider it quite an injustice that I went 24 years without doing so. In an effort to make sure you don't go a day longer without Elves and the transfixingly hammy Haggerty Claus in your life, I urge you to watch the below clip I just uploaded from the movie, which pretty much sums up its unparalleled awesomeness. Behold what just might be the greatest scene in the history of film.



Kickass old school creature effects, inbreeding, a chain smoking Santa and a sinister Nazi elf join forces in Elves, simply the very best Christmas horror movie you've never seen and maybe even one of the best B-movies you've never seen, for that matter. I advise you to find a way to change that real soon!

Though not available on DVD, Elves can be picked up on the format from VHSPS.COM for only 10 bucks. Use the Freddy In Space exclusive code BOOTS to receive 10% off your order!

You See Santa This Year, You Better Run For Your Life!!

Adding to the ever growing killer Santa filmography, filmmakers Drew Daywalt and Rob Galluzzo have teamed up for a Fangoria exclusive short called My Name Is Kris Kringle, which just hit the site this week. Clocking in at just under five minutes, the short stars Texas Chainsaw 3/Hatchet 2's R.A. Mihailoff and puts a little bit of a different spin on Santa's naughty and nice list, a list designed to rid the world of all the evil children.

Click the frightening visage of R.A. Claus below to check it out!



Anyone else think a more evil population thinning Santa would do the world some good? Just sayin ...

Thursday, December 23, 2010

It's Halloween on Christmas Over at House of Mysterious Secrets!

Quickly becoming one of the leading names in kickass horror t-shirts, online horror shop House of Mysterious Secrets has just released a brand new exclusive t-shirt design, showing that they celebrate Halloween all year long, even days before Christmas. Check out their new Trick 'r Treat inspired design below!

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The shirt is $17.99 and is available now!

If you think House of Mysterious Secrets has no love for Christmas, think again! Be sure to check out their beautiful Black Christmas exclusive t-shirt, which they ironically released back around Halloween!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

2010 Holiday Gift Guide : Toys R Us Exclusive Alien/Predator Two Pack!

As of tonight, it's just about too late to do anymore online Christmas shopping at most if not all retailers, but that doesn't mean you can't pick up some cool horror treats in stores. Case in point, this just released exclusive action figure two pack which can be found at Toys R Us stores, most of which are open 24 hours through Christmas Eve!

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How cool is that? I guess NECA realized the AVP films suck ass and decided instead to bring us a versus two pack depicting both Alien and Predator as they appeared in their respective original films, alongside Alien and Predator skull trophies. The set retails for $24.99 and can be found alongside a slew of other cool figures at Toys R Us, including ones from Nightmare on Elm Street, Gremlins and even Machete!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Santa's Still Watching : A Look Back At Silent Night, Deadly Night 3-5!

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Every year right around this time, most of us pluck Silent Night, Deadly Night off of our DVD shelves and give it the annual watch, possibly even following it up with its equally cult classic sequel. However, i've found most don't give much respect to the three other films that followed and rounded out the oddball franchise and in fact, i've found few who have even bothered to watch them. When most horror fans hear Silent Night, Deadly Night, they seem to think more of a great slasher and it's hilariously awful sequel (Garbage Day!!) than they do of a franchise, which was reflected by the fact that no one even bothered to give the latter three installments the DVD treatment here in the states until Lionsgate finally picked them up just last year. Well i'm here tonight to give some props to what I consider an underrated franchise. I've never shared my thoughts on Silent Night's 3-5 and now that i've just watched all three movies marathon style in the past week, i'm ready to do just that!


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Silent Night, Deadly Night 3 : Better Watch Out!

Ricky Caldwell, the notorious "Killer Santa Claus," awakens from a six-year coma after being kept alive on life-support by a slightly crazed doctor experimenting with ESP and other special abilities. Ricky targets a young, clairvoyant blind woman named Laura, who is traveling with her brother Chris and his girlfriend Jerri to their grandmother's house for Christmas Eve. Ricky decides to go after her, leaving a trail of dead bodies in his wake.

When there's no more room for plot advancement, psychics will walk horror franchises. Taking a cue from Friday The 13th Part 7, it's psychic vs psycho in Better Watch Out!, the last film in the franchise to have anything to do with the plot from the first Silent Night. Ricky is the younger brother of Billy from that flick and he's played this time around by Bill Moseley, a saving grace for the film even if his talents are horribly misused and even if he's inexplicably wearing a sci-fi esque glass dome over his head, concealing his kickstarted brain that was apparently blown to pieces in the second film ... even though that never actually happened in that film. I guess the filmmakers felt a need to distract us from the paper thin plot, a plot that doesn't have enough steam to last for an hour and a half but is nevertheless stretched out that far. Though Bill Moseley being in it did make me enjoy it a lot more than I would've had someone else been cast in the role, I couldn't help but feel bad for him once I realized that this movie was made years after he played Chop Top in Texas Chainsaw 2. By all means Moseley should've been a top star in the genre after what he did in that film and it's a real bummer that he ended up in a stinker like this, barely even getting any lines of dialogue. Unfortunately, this is a trend that has continued in Moseley's career, with him always returning to crappy movies even after incredible performances in some of the best horror movies out there.

In any event, Better Watch Out! is more or less a poorly written and terribly paced snoozefest which would've been a total waste of time for me had it not earned brownie points for at least trying to continue the storyline from the original two flicks. It's got enough flashbacks and call backs to the first film to make it actually feel worthy of the franchise title and for that, I can't hate on it too much. It's a crappy movie, but I kinda have some love for it deep down in my Christmas horror loving heart. That being said, I only wish they had decided to throw Moseley in the Santa suit at least for a brief period of time, something they had a perfect opportunity to do but never seized.



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Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 : Initiation

A female reporter investigates the death of a woman who, while on fire, leapt off a building to her death. Her investigation leads her to discover the existence of a strange cult dedicated to the Egyptian god Isis - and the cult wants her as its new queen.

The franchise heads into Halloween 3 territory with Initiation, an installment that has absolutely nothing to do with the previous three entries and in fact, really has nothing to do with Christmas either. Aside from Christmas decorations in the background of a few scenes, you wouldn't even know the film took place in December. Much like Season of the Witch, this is a film that has gotten little respect due to how much it strayed from the formula, though I personally find it to be one of the best installments in the franchise, an opinion I share with that of Halloween 3. Directed by Bride of Re-Animator/The Dentist's Brian Yuzna, Initiation scores serious points for me by utilizing the talents of one of my favorite genre stars, Clint Howard, who makes an early bang by feasting on a bug infested hamburger while a flaming woman leaps off a building to her demise at the start of the film. Such is the whacky nature of this overlooked movie that is just begging for cult classic love, love that I personally feel would have come had the film not had the Silent Night, Deadly Night title attached to it, which I guess is ironic being that the title was slapped on there to help get people to see it. In fact, the UK title for the film is Bugs, which is a much more fitting one given how many of the little creepy crawlies star in it.

Sure it's got nothing to do with a killer Santa Claus or even with a dude going around killing people on Christmas, but I had a blast with Initiation and its awesome old school Screaming Mad George gross out FX. A topless chick births a giant bug out of her mouth and then gets Bukkake'd in bug juice, Reggie Bannister pops in from time to time, Clint Howard bites a man's achilles tendon and a kill is seen through the lens of a handheld camera a decade before The Blair Witch Project - what's not to love?! Much like how Halloween 3 has gained respect with fans over the years, I believe Initiation/Bugs will someday follow suit.



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Silent Night, Deadly Night 5 : The Toy Maker

A young boy sees his father killed by a toy that was anonymously delivered to his house. After that, he is too traumatized to speak, and his mother must deal with both him and the loss of her husband. Meanwhile, a toy maker named Joe Petto (get it?!) builds some suspicious-looking toys, and a mysterious man creeps around both the toy store and the boy's house ... but who is responsible for the killer toys?

In the most ironic twist in the history of horror cinema, Mickey Rooney stars in the final installment in the franchise, about toys designed to kill children on Christmas morning. Just a couple years prior, Rooney (who played Santa in several films and television shows both before and after The Toy Maker) rallied against Silent Night, Deadly Night, going so far as to write a letter of protest condemning the filmmakers and stating that they should be run out of town for turning the sacred holiday into fodder for a slasher bloodbath. Money talks, eh Mickey?

Writer Brian Yuzna and writer/director Martin Kitrosser - who also wrote Friday The 13th Part 3 and script supervised Friday's 1 & 2 and all of Quentin Tarantino's films to date - bring the focus back to Christmas, ending the franchise with a suitable and fitting bang, though a cameo by Clint Howard suggests that this is actually a prequel to Initiation. The Toy Maker is second only to the first Deadly Night when it comes to my favorites in the series, a movie that I again feel should have far greater of a cult status than it has earned by now. I mean come on, Mickey Rooney as a demented toy maker, killer children's toys and a human Ken doll that ends up molesting a chick towards the end of the movie - this shit is too classic to not be respected! There's one standout Toy Story gone mad scene in the film where two lovers are being brutally attacked by an army - literally - of killer toys that made me feel like the movie would've been infinitely better had there been more of that type of stuff in it, but overall I truly love this whacky and off the wall flick which again, is my second favorite in the entire franchise.

If you watch it, be sure to keep an eye out for a kid wearing a Re-Animator shirt while waiting in line for Santa as well as a little girl in the same scene asking Santa for a Bride of Re-Animator VHS tape!

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While not always a great franchise, Silent Night, Deadly Night is one that is consistently whacky and entertaining, with a few installments that are a lot better than many would have you believe. It's a franchise I hold near and dear to my heart and I personally feel that all horror fans should supplement the first two films with 3-5 in their yearly Christmas horror viewings, even if none of them are as good as the original. It's one of the most unique horror series' out there, one that I find redeeming qualities in each installment of, which is something that I can not always say about franchises. If you've never bothered with 3-5, I hope you take my advice and give 'em a watch this holiday season.

What are your thoughts on Silent Night, Deadly Night 3, 4 & 5? Leave a comment below and let me know!

Hot Nerdy Chicks vs Zombies!

Did you know that hot chicks can be nerds and gamers too?

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It's true and the four ladies behind Team Unicorn (young Victor Crowley herself, Rileah Vanderbilt included!) have set out to prove that while it may seem like such women are as elusive as a horned horse, they do exist. They hit the scene with the recent mega YouTube hit Geek and Gamer Girls and now the sexy quartet is back with a new short, a faux instructional video for surviving the holidays during a zombie apocalypse. Check out 'A Very Zombie Holiday' and remember, ammunition makes a great stocking stuffer!

2010 Holiday Gift Guide : Jason Edmiston's Limited Edition Grinch Art Print!

Just in time for the holidays, uber artist Jason Edmiston has whipped up a gorgeous painted tribute to the biggest holiday bad guy of all, which he has just made available in the form of a limited to only 100 pieces 13x19" art print. Dig on this shit!

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The print comes signed by Jason and can be purchased through his Etsy shop, where you can also pick up prints of some more of his amazing acrylic paintings, including a brand new one of King Kong sitting atop the Empire State building getting his blog on.

You're a talented one, Mr. Edmiston!

Monday, December 20, 2010

2010 Holiday Gift Guide : RIPT Apparel's Walking Dead T-Shirt!

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Every single day of the year, RIPT Apparel plays host to a limited edition artist submitted t-shirt design, which is made available for 24 hours and then promptly pulled off the market. Horror themed designs can quite frequently be found on the site and today's shirt of the day (above) is one of those, a design inspired by AMC's The Walking Dead. Again, this shirt will be gone come midnight, so snatch it up while you still can!

Big props to artist Matt Dearden for the design.