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‘The Evil Dead’ Coming to Cinemas Nationwide October 7th for Its 40th Anniversary

Evil Dead 40th Anniversary

Fathom Events and Grindhouse Releasing are set to bring writer/director Sam Raimi’s original 1981 horror classic, The Evil Dead back to cinemas nationwide for its 40th anniversary. In addition to the movie that spawned a film, TV, and video game franchise, attendees will be treated to an exclusive introduction from …

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‘The Elephant Man’ (1980): David Lynch’s Masterpiece Turns 40

The misunderstood monster is a theme storytellers have been fascinated with for generations. From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, these stories have often brought to light mankind’s tendency to quickly judge the unknown and have gifted us valuable lessons on perception versus reality. As …

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Celebrate ‘Friday the 13th’s’ 40th Anniversary With This Exclusive Hot Sauce

Gemini Crow/Demon Vegan have teamed up with the first Jason Voorhees, Ari Lehman, to release First Jason’s 40 Hot Sauce in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the original Friday the 13th. On May 9, 1980, the horror genre was changed forever when Friday the 13th made its theatrical arrival. …

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Exciting New ‘Phantasm’ Gift Offered With 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray Set

To coincide with the 40th anniversary of the horror classic, Phantasm, distributor Well Go USA Entertainment is releasing a new Limited Collectors Edition Blu-Ray set of the complete film series, including a special gift. The set will include an officially authorized, full-scale replica of the original killer sphere prop! From the press …

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Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ (1976) Turns 40 – Retro Review

“Carrie is an absolutely spellbinding horror movie,” raves renowned film critic Roger Ebert in his 1976 review. “It’s also (and this is what makes it so good) an observant human portrait.” This is bold praise for Brian De Palma’s masterful 1976 film adaptation of Stephen King’s first horror novel. Carrie, the film, …

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