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CONVENTION NEWS: DAYS OF THE DEAD: CHICAGO 2014

The Horror convention DAYS OF THE DEAD, getting its start in Indianapolis in 2011, has now branched over the past few years to not only just include Indianapolis but also has branched out to include Chicago, Atlanta, and most recently, Los Angeles on its roster of cities it stops in. One of the key organizers and promoters, Read the rest of this page »

DVD REVIEW: DIRTY SANCHEZ (2013)

Indie horror filmmaker Anthony Cooney, a Chicago-native and also a friend of SHU-IZMZ, has made a few short films in his burgeoning career of indie horror filmmaking, each film getting a smidgeon of a bit better than the previous effort, but still infinitely short of being a production of any sort of caliber…yet. I know all about working with Read the rest of this page »

BLU-RAY REVIEW: SALVATORE GIULIANO (1962)

The film, SALVATORE GIULIANO, starts out with a dead body laying face-down in a dirty courtyard in a town in Sicily, gunshot wounds to various parts of the body in what looks to be Read the rest of this page »

REVIEW: Television’s Hollywood Scandals: Charles Manson

Charles Manson has to be one of the most recognizable names in the history of maniacal madmen generating a cult-like status with all walks and forms of life. I mean, the guy is Read the rest of this page »

BOOK TRAILER: THE PORNOGRAPHER’S DAUGHTER

Kristin Battista-Frazee, author of The Pornographer’s Daughter, made a book trailer for her upcoming book and here it is. I hope to be posting a review of her book after I have read it in a future post. Fans of television’s Read the rest of this page »

BLU-RAY REVIEW: NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984)

The Arrow Films’ blu-ray release of NIGHT OF THE COMET, filled with all the bells and whistles one would expect from an Arrow Films release (Boy, do I get jealous of some of the cool artwork and extra features that my friends over the pond get on a daily basis!), could not have come at a better time because I feel that this year might be the Read the rest of this page »

TRAILER: DANGER 5

From the creative minds that brought you ITALIAN SPIDERMAN, this is what they have been working on since the athletically fashionable mustached fat-ass has quit fighting crime and evil: DANGER 5. They fight Nazis and Hitler is Read the rest of this page »