Not that this comes as a surprise, given mainstream views of violent films, but America’s film critics are not exactly applauding Hostel: Part II.
Tobe Hooper goes super topical for his new film, Training Camp, about a group of Americans hiking upon Silk Road who find themselves hunted by Al-Qaeda members when they happen upon a training camp and plans to cause terror throughout the U.S. This sounds much better than Crocodile.
A new horror star is born: Tobin Bell is going from playing Jigsaw to Satan himself in the new film Highway. You know you’ve made it when you get offers to play Satan.
And finally, a biopic of the true Godfather of Gore, William M. Gaines, is in development. In addition to publishing Mad Magazine, Gaines was the publisher of E.C. Comics, home of Tales From The Crypt and Vault Of Horror, which forced the creation of the very silly Comics Code of the 1950s. If you care about horror, you should know his work.Read More