It’s not just ghouls and goblins descending on CBUS this weekend. Thanks to Nightmares Film Festival, horror film fans and filmmakers are headed to town en masse as well. The horror film festival arrives for its fourth year at Gateway Film Center this Thursday, October 24 with a screening of Carlo Mirabella-Davis’s award-bedecked and much […]
In time for the holiday shopping season—no, the other holiday shopping season—is a Halloween-ready anthology of horror short films collected by local filmmaker and film festival organizer Jason Tostevin. Hellarious, distributed by Film Spawn and available for pre-order now, contains seven shorts hand chosen by Tostevin, whose appreciation for short subject filmmaking has always impressed. […]
Halloween just too damn far away? Jonesing for a sleepless night, hours on end spent in the dark with strangers keen on seeing something gruesome? How do you feel about Oliver Reed? If you answered “yes,” “yes,” and “can’t get enough,” then the Drexel Theatre has just the cure for your pre-horror holiday blues. The […]
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and you know what that means: horror movies. No, you say? Well, Gateway Film Center aims to change your tune. Thursday, February 14 kicks off their new program Horror 101 with a big Valentine’s party and the tortured romance of Candyman (1992). According to Gateway’s president and programmer Chris Hamel, […]
Late-night legend, Fritz The Nite Owl hosts Michael Dougherty’s classic, Trick ‘r Treat, complete with on-screen host segments. This special Channel Z Halloween Party presentation will feature a late-night TV preshow featuring music videos and clips of horror films and Halloween specials.
From producer Mike McGraner (Nite Owl Theatre) comes this monthly retro double-feature presented Grindhouse-style on “faux 35mm film” complete with vintage trailers and intermission. The theme of this month is ‘Witching Hour’ and the films remain a mystery until showtime. Tickets are only $8 and can be purchased in advance at www.squareup.com/store/Terror-From-the-80s
“NFF is what all film festivals should be.” So says Jason Hignite, Film Festival Director for HorrorHound, of Columbus’s own Nightmares Film Festival. “It nurtures and encourages filmmakers,” Hignite continues. “It supports the independent film making scene. It promotes ‘Better Horror.’ To top it all off, it’s in a gorgeous venue.” Gateway Film Center hosts […]