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Category Archives: Weekend Fright Flick
Okay, so this short film was scheduled for the weekend, but I ran late with it. I decided to post it anyway, because it’s such a cool film — short but punchy and very weird. Call it a Midweek Fright … Continue reading
The Midge (UK-2010; short [11:22 min.]; dir. Rory Lowe) To quote Wikipedia: “Midges comprise many kinds of very small two-winged flies found world-wide. The term does not encapsulate a well-defined taxonomic group, but includes animals in several families of Nematoceran … Continue reading
Oceaniden (Denmark-2010; short [8:12 min] dir. Gorm Just) This weekend’s Fright Flick harks from Denmark and features a particular cryptozoological favourite — a hybridisation of Man and Fish. In the past, mummified merfolk have been a standard attraction at traveling … Continue reading
Yeti? Meh-teh [Man-bear]? Migoi [Wild man]? Mirka? Kang Admi [Snow man]? These are all names for the ape-like cryptid that has long been reported as inhabiting the snowbound reaches of the Himalayas (see this Wikipedia article for the derivations of … Continue reading
Well, these are rather brilliant. Yann Benedi plans to make a series of approx. one minute web-animations, “to travel through the world of the Giant and discover the untold truth about them and their conflicts with the human being”, as … Continue reading
This weekend’s Fright Flick Festival features a sequence of four low budget horror spoof films about a vengeful dummy — and a supernatural flick, A Vengefull Ghost. All are the work of producer/writer/director Paul Dowers, who set up Barking Mad … Continue reading
As Guillermo Del Toro heads into his much-anticipated production of H.P. Lovecraft’s longest mythos story, At the Mountains of Madness, Undead Backbrain presents a much shorter, much cheaper version of the same tale. This one comes courtesy of Daniel Lenneér, … Continue reading
So you reckon “they don’t make ‘em like that any more”? Well, maybe they do. Director Douglas Bankston’s retro-50s giant monster film, It Came From Beyond the Mountain is here presented in its full 10:38 minute version. According to Bankston, … Continue reading
Jesse Blanchard is a self-taught filmmaker who only recently discovered what he describes as “the joys of horror films”. Note: on that subject, John Carpenter says (on the commentary track for his Masters of Horror film Cigarette Burns): “Anyone who’s … Continue reading