Cinefantastique Web Surfing 02/04/08

MOTHER OF TEARS: ESplatter reports that Dario Argento’s latest supernatural horror gorefest will receive a theatrical release on June 6, in its uncut NC-17 form.

REMAKES OF ASIAN HORROR FILMS KEEP COMING OUR WAY: Terrence Rafferty takes a look at the relative (de)merits of ONE MISSED CALL and THE EYE.

GREEN MATRIXSTREAM TECHNOLOGY POWERS ONLINE HORROR MOVIE: A brief post announcing the MatrixStream will be delivering the 2006 horror movie SHADOW: DEAD RIOT (with Tony Dodd) in high-definition to subscribers of MyTVpal’s online video service. 100 high-def titles will be released over the next month. MatrixStream touts their service as a “green-friendly” alternative method of delivering films to viewers, as opposed to old-fashioned walk-in or mailed rentals of tapes or discs.

THE CURTAIN FALLS ON ROCKY HORROR: The Daily Telegraph laments the end of the film’s 20-year midnigh-movie run in Sydney, Australia.

THE MONSTER SHOW - HORROR, RITUAL, AND PILGRIMAGE: John Morehead ponders the religous implications of classic horror films, as elucidated by author David Skal.

About the Author

Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.

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