Tag Archives: Mick Garris

Oh Look! Another Glorious Anniversary! Kenny Ortega’s ‘HOCUS POCUS’ (1993) Turns 30

Hocus Pocus

Amok, amok, amok, amok! Let’s take a ‘amok’ at the Halloween cult classic, Hocus Pocus (1993). Hocus Pocus was released in theatres on July 16, 1993. It was directed by Kenny Ortega and was written by Mick Garris and David Kischner. The film stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Kathy …

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Coming Soon: Daphne Baiwir’s Documentary on Stephen King’s Television Adaptions, ‘King on Screen’

Yellow Veil Pictures has acquired the sales rights to Daphne Baiwir’s (The Rebellious Olivia de Havilland) new feature documentary, King on Screen. Synopsis: KING ON SCREEN features an inside look with the majority of directors who have adapted Stephen King’s work for screen, showcasing the unique relationship as they reimagine …

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Former Dread Central Editor-in-Chief Joshua Millican Set To Release New Novel

Former EIC for Dread Central and previous PopHorror writer Joshua Millican has finally found a home for his serial horror novel, Deeper Than Hell, through Encyclopocalypse Publications. Read on to find out more info! From the press release: Encyclopocalypse Publications, the company founded by Saturn and Rondo Award-winning writer/producer Mark …

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Shapeshifters With A Twist: Mick Garris’ ‘Sleepwalkers’ (2002) – Retro Review

Throughout the years, I have always enjoyed a good Stephen King story. I think we all have, but for me, one movie more than any other stands out in my mind as one of the most oddly underrated. So in leu of its anniversary, we are going to be celebrating …

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Available Now On Special Edition DVD: The Doc, ‘All Hail The Popcorn King,’ About Author Joe R. Lansdale

Available now on special edition DVD is Hansi Oppenheimer’s (Color Me Obsessed: A Film About The Replacements) new documentary on Author Joe R. Lansdale, All Hail the Popcorn King. The film features Don Coscarelli (Phantasm), Bruce Campbell (Evil Dead), Joe Hill (Horns), Mick Garris (Sleepwalkers), and Brian Keene (Ghoul). Synopsis: From …

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ARROW Goes to the Heart of Filmmaking with ‘Clapboard Jungle’

Arrow Video is excited to announce the April 19 ARROW release of Justin McConnell’s Clapboard Jungle (read our review – HERE), available to subscribers in the US, Canada, and the UK. “An insightful and engaging look at the trials and tribulations of indie genre filmmaking” (Daily Dead), Clapboard Jungle follows …

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‘Psycho IV: The Beginning’ (1990): Retro Review

The original Psycho (1960 – read our retro review here) is often regarded as the ultimate horror movie. Alfred Hitchcock’s classic black and white slasher ushered in the prominence of a whole new subgenre, becoming the origin cited as to why a lot of filmmakers got their start into movies. But what’s …

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Shudder Announces July, 2020 Programming Lineup


The days keep flying by. Summer is officially here! What does that mean for horror fans? An all new, all awesome, curated horror programming slate from our friends at Shudder! On tap for July: horror classics, originals, documentaries, and original series! Read on for all the details! From The Shudder …

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‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Will film in Salem and Stream on Disney+

Director Adam Shankman (A Walk to Remember) is headed to where else but Salem Massachusetts to film the follow up to maybe one of the most influential gateway horror films ever. Hocus Pocus first graced screens in July of 1993. It had everything that made it the perfect first horror …

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