Category Archives: Halloween

See the Hellyfish for Halloween!

Remember Hellyfish (US-2014; dir. Patrick Longstreth and Robert McLean)? It’s an  short indie monster flick the Backbrain revealed a while back. Synopsis: America’s only missing nuclear weapon is leaking radioactive material into the ocean just off the coast of Tybee … Continue reading

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The Demon’s Rook: New Trailer Premieres Here for Halloween

Halloween’s coming — and soon the demons will be loosed upon us. About a year ago, the Backbrain undertook an in-depth interview with writer/director James Sizemore, where he told us all about his in-production ’80s-style horror epic, The Demon’s Rook … Continue reading

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Talking (Pumpkin) Heads

  This amazing creation (which was designed for Scooby-Doo 2) is animatronic, not CGI. It was made at WCT Productions under Bill Terezakis. Vince Akira Yoshida and Jim Gawley were responsible for the mechanics and the sculpt was done by … Continue reading

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Readings to Get Chilled By

Once again, members of the Australian Horror Writers Association will be reading their creepiest work on The Writing Show in the days leading up to Halloween. Readings take place via podcast and are followed by a chat between host Paula … Continue reading

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