March 2010 archive

Rock The Rondos

Did you vote in the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards yet? Remember, the deadline is April 3rd 2010! Some of you may be asking: What are the Rondo Awards and who is Rondon Hatton? Well, it’s like this: The awards themselves were originally started in 2002 by Kerry Gammill and David Colton at the Classic …

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Cast Your Vote!

Go to any discussion of horror films and you’re sure to find people wondering, if not complaining, why certain films haven’t gotten released onto DVD yet. But I have good news! Turner Classic Movies has set up a website where you can vote for which movies should get a DVD release. The more votes a …

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Thank You for Being a Fiend…

Gravedigger’s Local 16 doesn’t have an advertising budget. Aside from occasionally promoting GdL16 at other sites ourselves, we only have a Twitter account and a Facebook fan page. Many of our visitors are referred here by word of mouth or find us due to search engine hits, which is why having others link to us …

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March Into News

Did Strange Jason’s review of Valley of the Robots whet your appetite? Want more? Here’s a (NSFW) preview: These puppets ain’t for kids! Amazingly, that was the tamest of the three trailers available at the official PuppeTose Youtube channel. You can order a copy (and find more PuppeTose madness) here. We’re planning on interviewing real …

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Valley of the Robots

The Valley of the Robots Written and Directed by Ross Wilsey If granted the power of omniscience, I doubt anyone would notice a difference in my attitude. Perhaps I would be a little bit meaner, a little less joyous at knowing at all times the common atrocities occurring within the universe, about how effortlessly a …

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The Shadow Over Innsmouth

Move over SUSPENSE and LIGHTS OUT!

You might remember the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society from my “Printable Halloween D├ęcor” article or for their 2005 silent film, The Call of Cthulhu. Just as that “Mythoscope” film was designed to look like a 1920’s silent film (as the original story was written/published then), their Dark Adventure Radio Theatre CD series seeks to adapt …

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Leprecomics

What do Godzilla vs. Megalon and Leprechaun both have in common? They both had short promotional comic books released during their theatrical runs! And if you guessed that the Leprechaun comic was riddled with as many inaccuracies as the Godzilla vs. Megalon comic, you’re absolutely correct. It should also be noted that there was a …

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George W. Bush’s Silver Scream

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Imagine my surprise when I came across an article by Psychotronic Video’s Michael J. Weldon, which claimed former US President George W. Bush was involved in the making of the 80’s horror classic The Hitcher (among other R-rated films). Although very interesting, I was dismayed that Mr. Weldon did not provide any references. After much …

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Linger Longer IV: A Fistful of Boomstick

rqbuchanan uploaded a multiple part interview with Bruce Campbell. Then it got taken down. Thankfully, TheVirusUnofficial has uploaded the same interview as a single video. Need I say more? As this is an O&A video, some language might be NSFW: