As the Oscars were Oscar-ing last night, a beloved genre magazine was holding its own awards show: The Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. Fangoria readers voted on winners in categories like Best Kill and Best Makeup Effects as well as more traditional categories celebrating aspects of filmmaking like directing and acting, and Ari Aster‘s arthouse horror film Hereditary and Panos Cosmatos‘s gonzo, one-of-a-kind revenge movie Mandy ended up winning the top prizes. If you’re looking to wash the taste of the Oscars out of your mouth with something more adventurous, look no further.
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Just a few months after Fangoria rose from the dead, the beloved horror magazine got straight to work producing new movies. A brand new horror-comedy called Satanic Panic was announced just two months ago but has already assembled a cast that will be headlined by X-Men‘s Rebecca Romijn. The Satanic Panic cast also includes newcomer Hayley Griffith as well as Ruby Modine, Jerry O’Connell, and more.
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Fangoria is back, and in addition to new issues of the classic horror magazine, the beloved genre company will be producing new movies. They just released a trailer for Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, and now they’ve set director Chelsea Stardust to direct a brand new horror-comedy called Satanic Panic. Read More »
For decades, Fangoria was the number one name in horror, offering in-depth looks at horror movies of every shape and size. Then it all ended. But like a slasher in a never-ending horror franchise, you can’t keep Fangoria down for long. Today comes word that the iconic horror magazine will rise from the grave and launch new print issues.
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Last night brought the tragic news that iconic horror director Wes Craven had passed away at age 76. The man was responsible for helping change the face of horror with A Nightmare on Elm Street and also reinventing the slasher subgenre by pulling back the curtain on all its tropes while also adhering to them in Scream. You’d be hard-pressed to find a horror director who wasn’t influenced by the work of Wes Craven.
Therefore, it’s the perfect time to take a look back at an extended Wes Craven interview from Fangoria TV‘s series Screamography, which chronicled the rise of some of the most iconic filmmakers in the horror genre from their early upbringing through their most well-known achievements in cinema. Watch the all-encompassing interview below! Read More »