This Week in Horror

This week in Horror movie history, back on April 8, 1977, David Cronenberg's Rabid was released in the US and Canada by New World Pictures. Both written and directed by Cronenberg (Scanners 1981, The Fly 1986), this sexually motivated Thriller stars Marilyn Chambers (Behind the Green Door 1972, My...

This week in Horror movie history, back on March 28, 1986, April Fool's Day was released in the US by Paramount Pictures. This American mystery and dark comedy was directed by Fred Walton (When A Stranger Calls 1979, I Saw What You Did 1988) and produced by Frank Mancuso, Jr, (Species...

This week in Horror movie history, back on March 21, 1986, Chopping Mall was released in the US under the original title Killbots and distributed by Concorde Pictures and Trinity Pictures. The movie was directed by '80s sequel king and soft core horror porn spoof master Jim Wynorski,...

This Friday the 13th marks the 34th anniversary of The Funhouse, released in the US on March 13, 1981 through Universal Pictures. Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974, Poltergeist 1982) directed this dark ride with a script from first time scriptwriter Lawrence Block (Captain America 1990), while both Steven Bernhardt (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 1969, The Big Bounce 1969) and Derek Power...

This week in Horror movie history, back on February 21, 1986,  The Hitcher was released in the US, distributed by TriStar Pictures through HBO Pictures Productions. This nonstop thrill ride was shot by first time director Robert Harmon (They 2002, Jesse Stone movie series 2005-2012), who envisioned the movie as a...

This week in Horror movie history, back on February 11, 1981, My Bloody Valentine was released in the US. Filmed on location at the Sydney Mines in Novia Scotia, Canada, the movie was directed by George Mihalka (The Psychic 1991, DaVinci's Inquest television series 2002-2004), produced by...

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