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‘Death House’ Slated for April VOD Release

The last work of the legendary Gunnar Hansen will soon be available for all to see. Before he left us in 2015, Gunnar wrote the script for the film Death House with the intentions of featuring as many legends of the horror genre as possible.

After the gentle giant’s passing, the script was punched up by Harrison Smith (Camp Dread) who also took over directing duties. When it comes to Gunnar’s wish to cast as many horror legends as possible, it’s safe to say that they went all out. The short list is Adrienne Barbeau, Sid Haig, Kane Hodder, Vernon Wells, Tony Todd, Felissa Rose, Michael Berryman, Dee Wallace, Bill Moseley, Barbara Crampton and more…seriously. read more

The “Leatherface” Trailer is Here, Should We Be Excited?

Yesterday the horror world went a bit nuts as the trailer was released (see below) for the new film Leatherface. Billed as a direct prequel to the 1974 Tobe Hooper classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Leatherface will tell us the backstory of young Jackson Sawyer who will become that chainsaw-wielding madman that we all know and love. But…do we need that backstory?

To quote the late Gunnar Hansen on the character Leatherface that he was the first to portray, “In a way, there is nothing behind the mask. That, I think, is why he is such a frightening character.” In other words, to see behind that mask would make him no longer frightening, no? read more

Horror Hunting! Edition #30 – CT HorrorFest 2015!!!

Welcome to the 2015 CT HorrorFest edition of Horror Hunting!  In this column we’ll feature items from horror film heavyweights The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Hellraiser.  Coincidentally, if you’re in the Danbury, CT area on Saturday July 18th you can meet the stars of those films and certified horror icons Gunnar Hansen (Leatherface) and Doug Bradley (Pinhead) at HorrorFest.  So let’s begin…..

“We have such sights to show you!” – Pinhead

Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Framed Poster (Etsy) read more

Horror Hunting! Edition #22

Back from a brief hiatus, welcome to the very first installment of Horror Hunting! for 2015!  In case you haven’t heard, the second annual Connecticut HorrorFest will be emanating from the Matrix Conference Center in Danbury, CT on July 18th, 2015.  In honor of the first two horror superstar guests that have been announced, Doug Bradley and Gunnar Hansen, in this edition we will feature cool relics from their
respective film franchises.  Don’t forget to mark your calendars, because we’re only six short months away from the coolest and most important horror con on the east coast!  And away we go…….. read more