Saturday, December 24, 2011

Episode #9 Is Alive! It's Alive!

Horrorphilia's 'Much of Madness/More of Sin' 1st Annual Holiday Special

What better time than the holidays for all you horror fans to come get your 'Frank' on. Join us as we cover the 100-plus year history of Frankenstein films ...with reviews of Universal's 1931 'Frankenstein' starring Boris Karloff, Hammer's 1966 classic 'Frankenstein Created Woman' starring Peter Cushing, 1970's 'Dracula vs. Frankenstein' starring Lon Chaney, 1981's 'Frankenstein Island', Roger Corman's 'Frankenstein Unbound' from '90, the 1993 TV version of 'Frankenstein' starring Randy Quaid as the monster and a modern day version from 2004 starring Parker Posey & Michael Madsen.

We're also joined by the 'Mavens of Horror' who take on 1971's 'Lady Frankenstein', 1976's 'Terror of Frankenstein', the 1999 comedy 'Rock n Roll Frankenstein' and the 2009 Japanese splatter flick 'Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl'.

We apologize for some of the background noise during the first 10-15 minutes of the show, Dr. Frankenstein was on the roof with Igor doing some repairs and messed with our antenna.

Music by: 'Alice Cooper', 'The Mansfields', 'The Edgar Winters Group', 'Oingo Boingo' and 'The Cramps'

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Monday, December 19, 2011

Don't Open Till Christmas

on DVD from Mondo Macabro

Mondo Macabro, one of the most versatile independent video labels on the planet, has just signed an exclusive agreement with Danger After Dark for distribution. The first release of the new partnership will be UK slasher, Don't Open Till Christmas, fully uncut and featuring over an hour of bonus material, coming December 6th. I can't help but think that this is good news, Mondo Macabro has been fairly quiet this year, but the few titles they've released most recently have been fantastic, and hopefully this will usher in a new, more productive, era for Pete Tombs' and Andy Starke's amazing company.

The holiday fun begins with ultimate festive DVD release:
1984's UK-slasher horror "DON'T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS"
re-mastered and completely uncut!

(New York; October 27, 2011) DANGER AFTER DARK is proud to announce that it will be the exclusive North American distributor for UK-based MONDO MACABRO, the film label dedicated to "the wild side of world cinema." To celebrate this momentous partnership, MONDO MACABRO presents the holiday release of "DON'T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS," the classic British slasher that was heavily cut at the time of its release - now re-mastered in HD and uncut for the first time ever with over 70 minutes of extras! The "ho-ho-ho horror" slays your DVD collection when it streets December 6, 2011 with a S.R.P. of $24.99. Check out the trailer here:

"DANGER AFTER DARK is excited to bring one of the premiere, specialty film labels into our distribution family, " says Derek Curk, President of Danger After Dark . "MONDO MACABRO's fearless dedication to finding, preserving and unleashing unconventional, provocative movies fits DANGER AFTER DARK's drive to provide an outlet for MONDO, to get their films to their very loyal fan-base."

"MONDO MACABRO and DANGER AFTER DARK have had a relationship for years and it's a great pleasure for us to cement that with a distribution deal, " says Andy Starke, President of UK-based MONDO MACABRO. " It's fantastic to have found a home at a company that is not only knowledgeable about cult, underground and alternative cinema - but are fans too"
Their first title sounds like a good one, too, and a bit of a switch from the mondo cinema they're accustomed to releasing. It's always nice to watch them branch out. Mondo Macabro is among the very best curated collections in the home video world. Here are some details on Don't Open Till Christmas.
"DON'T OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS," directed by and starring Edmund Purdom, celebrates Christmas time in London - a season of good will to all men and full of joyous celebrations, quality family time and luxurious presents. This year, it's also time for a masked maniac to be let loose on the streets. His intended victims are chosen at random but they all have one thing in common: they are dressed in the flowing white beard and bright red robes of Santa Claus! With fourteen Santa Clauses already dead and only three killing days left until Christmas, the police are baffled as the horrific death toll continues to rise. From the producers of "Pieces" and "Slaughter High," this rarely-seen flick features very graphic and disturbing violence - including castration, mutilation - and some phenomenal nudity, courtesy of Pat Astley (Mr. Grace's nurse from "Are You Being Served?"). Suffice it to say, your holidays will never be the same again!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Much of Madness/More of Sin Podcast #8

In this episode, we review Sean S. Cunningham's 1985 thriller 'The New Kids', the 1975 drive-in classic 'Trip With The Teacher', the forgotten 1981 demonic possession film 'Fear No Evil', the still unreleased 1982 slasher 'Hospital Massacre'(a.k.a. 'X-Ray') and the 2009 evil alien flick 'Creature of Darkness'. We also cover the independent horror/comedy shorts 'Thirsty' and 'Killer Kabbage'.

Music by: 'Riskay', 'Talking Heads' and 'The Cramps'

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