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Halloween Memories: Heidi Honeycutt

Planet Fury’s Halloween Memories series has focused on our favorite women currently working in the horror and genre arena. So, of course, we couldn’t end without talking to the woman dearest to Planet Fury’s bloody heart: our very own editor-in-chief, Heidi Honeycutt. Though she works mainly as a journalist these days, Heidi has been kicking [...]

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Meet the Beetle—Sick Girl

In 2002, Mick Garris, director and frequent Stephen King interpreter, began hosting a series of recurring dinners with some friends who also just happened to be renowned horror filmmakers—people like Stuart Gordon, Dario Argento, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Mary Lambert and Lucky McKee, among many others. It was kind of an Algonquin Round Table of [...]

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Carpenter Vamps It Up—Déjà vu, anyone?

It was announced last week by movie sites more respectable than mine that John Carpenter will direct Hilary Swank in the upcoming big-screen version of Fangland, John Marks’ 2007 novel…because vampires are the new pink, right? Joking aside, when I heard this news, my first thought was, “Hmm, this sounds familiar.” Carpenter has been to [...]

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At Home With Trash Film Orgy—Darin Wood, Christy Savage and Amy Slockbower

Hollywood is well known as the seat of the movie industry, but travel a few hundred miles north and you’ll find another community of California filmmakers—one that is doing delightfully aberrant things. The Sacramento-based cult film collective known as Trash Film Orgy has grown quite a bit in the past decade. With roots in cable [...]

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