This memoir fits an entire film school education into a single book. Learn how breaking bread with genre icons Tobe Hooper, John Carpenter and Guillermo Del Toro leads to a major cable series and watch as he and zombie king George A. From don coscarelli, the celebrated filmmaker behind many cherished cult classics comes a memoir that's both revealing autobiography and indie film crash course.
Best known for his horror/sci-fi/fantasy films including phantasm, The Beastmaster, Bubba Ho-tep and John Dies at the End, now Don Coscarelli’s taking you on a white-knuckle ride through the rough and tumble world of indie film. Join coscarelli as he sells his first feature film to Universal Pictures and gets his own office on the studio lot while still in his teens.
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Travel with him as he chaperones three out-of-control child actors as they barnstorm Japan, almost drowns actress Catherine Keener in her first film role, and transforms a short story about Elvis Presley battling a four thousand year-old Egyptian mummy into a beloved cult classic film. Witness the incredible cast of characters he meets along the way from heavy metal god Ronnie James Dio to first-time filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary.
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Extensively researched, takinG SHAPE is the ultimate guide to the first forty years of Haddonfield history. It’s all in here. White Horses. Thorn. Featuring exclusive interviews with filmmakers from every installment, prepare to gain new insight into Halloween’s iconic boogeyman. Silver Shamrock. Join authors dustin mcneill and Travis Mullins for a deep dive into the evolution of Halloween’s vast mythology.
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Quentin tarantino’s Once Upon a Time. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age. Collector's edition synopsis: the 2-disc 4k ultra hd/blu-ray collector’s edition includes an all-new, exclusive mini edition of MAD Magazine – inspired by the film – a 45 vinyl record with two of the soundtrack’s grooviest tunes complete with the turntable adaptor, and a collectible vintage poster from the film.
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In fact, they never really did to begin with. Shot in secret on a microbudget, ravaGER reunites PHANTASM 's core cast thirty-five years after the original cult classic. Decades-old props were taken out of storage and dusted off for reuse. It's a story of blood, sweat and spheres!the fifth and final phanTASM took an incredible eight years to go from set to screen.
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At a funeral, mike michael baldwin, watches as a tall mortician clad in black Angus Scrimm tosses the unburied coffin into a waiting hearse as if it were nothing. Strange things are happening at the Morningside Cemetery. In phantasm: remastered, well go usa presents the tall Man and his hellish world like they ve never been seen before, in collectible packaging.
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Michael baldwin, bill thornbury and angus scrimmgraveyard carz episodevintage interview with writer/director don coscarelli and angus scrimmbehind the scenes home movies with commentarydeleted scenestheatrical trailertv and radio spotsstill gallerycollectible packaging - Limited quantity. After barely managing to escape with his life, Mike enlists the help of his brother, Jody Bill Thornbury, and their friend Reggie Reggie Bannister.
Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1980s1984 Publishing #ad - You'll also revel in oddities including Psycho from Texas, Blood Hook, Zombie Island Massacre, Dracula Blows His Cool, and many more. But before all that, collecting countless ads for horror movies, he took his scissors to local newspapers, big and small. Gingold provides personal recollections and commentary, and unearths vintage reviews to reveal what critics of the time were saying about these films.
Ad nauseam: newsprint nightmares from the 1980s is a year-by-year deep dive into the Gingold archive, with more than 450 ads! Within these pages you'll see rare alternate art for Gremlins, Child's Play, The Blob remake, and the Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street franchises. He also interviews the men behind legendary exploitation distributor Aquarius Releasing to learn how they built buzz for shockers like Make Them Die Slowly and Doctor Butcher M.
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This is the story of a MANIAC. Directed by william lustig maniac cop 2, friday the 13th, vigilante and featuring landmark gore effects by Tom Savini DAWN OF THE DEAD, this relentlessly shocking and disturbing film was originally censored all over the world due to its graphic violence. Original english language along with Spanish, French, Italian and German dubbed options.
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And when these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City to stalk and slaughter innocent young women. 41:15 theatrical trailers tv spots radio spots *Special Features May Not Be Rated, Closed Captioned or In High Definition.
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For, as o’meara soon discovered, patrick’s contribution had been claimed by a jealous male colleague, her career had been cut short and she soon after had disappeared from film history. Patrick’s contribution to special effects proved to be just the latest chapter in a remarkable, unconventional life, from her youth growing up in the shadow of Hearst Castle, to her career as one of Disney’s first female animators.
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