, a blog "trying to delve into the secrets of the making of Movie Monsters," presents Subterranean Terror
, an in depth look at the creature effects of the greatest Precambrian sandworm horror-comedy franchise of all time
. [more inside]
Brattleboro Days, Yuggoth Nights:
an interview with H. P. Lovecraft on a single postcard.
In September, Jon Schindehette
] and Lars Grant-West
] issued a challenge
to students at the Rhode Island School of Design: "Create a creature based upon a non-humanoid critter
from H.P. Lovecraft's literature.
The creature should have a fully resolved form, convey motion where appropriate, and be believable. Creature can be shown as either 3/4 view or 'turn-arounds'." Here are the entries
and here are the judges' comments. [more inside]
is a short monster movie created by four animation students. Here's a version with English subtitles
(although it's hardly necessary). [via
In order to promote their upcoming remake of The Wolf Man
, Universal has launched Universal Monster Legacy
(Flash with auto-playing audio), featuring music, posters, video clips and still galleries from the classic Universal Monster
"A group of teenagers, en route to attend a rock concert, lose their way when their car runs out of fuel in the dead of night. They find themselves in an unfamiliar rural backwater where they are confronted by flesh-eating zombies and a psychotic cannibalistic killer dressed in a sheet. It could be the plot to a thousand Hollywood horror films but while these teenagers may dress, talk and smoke dope like young Americans they are in fact young Pakistanis, and the film - Zibahkhana or Hell's Ground
- is the first modern horror film to be filmed in Pakistan.
Night of the Living Jews:
Exactly what it sounds like. The trailer is NSFW.