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APRIL 29

Amazon Trailer Drop: THE TOMORROW WAR

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The Soska Sisters in American Mary

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Horror fiction editor, Nanci Kalanta (EULOGIES II) is 60 today.
Actor, Stuntman, Derek Mears (THE DEMOLITIONIST, MEN IN BLACK II, CURSED, SIGNS, Masters of Horror: PRO-LIFE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, THE HILLS HAVE EYES II, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST, DRAGON WARS, INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, FRIDAY THE 13TH [2009], HELLBINDERS, PREDATORS, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, THE AGGRESSION SCALE, COMPOUND FRACTURE, HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS, HATCHET III, LOST TIME, PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS, DEAD SNOW 2, COMPOUND FRACTURE, LOST TIME, FREAKS OF NATURE, SLEEPY HOLLOW [TV], FROM JENNIFER, RWBY [TV], ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, SWAMP THING [TV], SLAYER: THE REPENTLESS KILLOGY) is 49.
Writers, Producers, Actors, Directors Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska (ReGOREgITATED SACRIFICE, DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK, AMERICAN MARY, F4F FRIENDS 4 LIFE, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, ABCs OF DEATH 2, SEE NO EVIL 2, THE BLACKBURN ASYLUM, HELLAVATOR [TV], RABID) are 38.
Look for the Soska Sisters in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror movie, DEATH RIDER IN THE HOUSE OF VAMPIRES.

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APRIL 28

Magnet Drops THE UNTHINKABLE

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By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Jessica Alba (IDLE HANDS, PARANOID, DARK ANGEL [TV], SIN CITY, INTO THE BLUE, AWAKE, THE EYE, THE KILLER INSIDE ME, MACHETE, MACHETE KILLS, SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR, THE VEIL, KILLERS ANONYMOUS) is 40.
Writer P.S. Gifford (THE CURIOUS ACCOUNTS OF THE IMAGINARY FRIEND, DR. OFFIG'S LESSONS FROM THE DARK SIDE, THE FURTHER ACCOUNTS OF THE IMAGINARY FRIEND) is 60 or something.
Actor Rebekah Kochan (EXORCISM: THE POSSESSION OF GAIL BOWERS, WHEN A KILLER CALLS, DRACULA'S CURSE, HALLOWEEN NIGHT, FREAKSHOW, YORKTOWN, DEADLY SANCTUARY) is 37.
Writer Steven E. Wedel (CALL TO THE HUNT, SHARA, DARKSCAPES, SEVEN DAYS IN BENEVOLENCE, MURDERED BY HUMAN WOLVES, ULRIK, LITTLE GRAVEYARD ON THE PRAIRIE, NADIA'S CURSE, UNHOLY WOMB, AFTER OBSESSION) is 55.
Actor Kari Wuhrer (THINNER, ANACONDA, KATE'S ADDICTION, FATAL CONFLICT, KILLER LOVE, EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS, FINAL EXAMINATION, KING OF THE ANTS, THE HITCHER II, THE PROHECY: UPRISING, HELLRAISER: DEADER, THE PROPHECY: FORSAKEN, TORNADO WARNING, SECRETS OF A PSYCHOPATH) who is 54.

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APRIL 27

Death Race 2000
April 27, 2021 - 46 years of Paul Bartel's DEATH RACE 2000!
...and the franchise STILL LIVES!

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By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Off again, on again, say again? lead guitarist for KISS,
Musician Ace Frehley (Albums: HOTTER THAN HELL, DESTROYER, LOVE GUN, PSYCHO CIRCUS and way more. Movies: KISS MEETS THE PHANTOM OF THE PARK [TV], REMEDY) is 68.
Actor Kevin McNally (ENIGMA, DOCTOR WHO [TV 1984], THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG INDIANA JONES: MY FIRST ADVENTURE, UNDERWORLD [TV 1997], JEKYLL & HYDE [1990], PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN [all], THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA [2004], DEAD FISH, SCOOP, DEMONS [TV], THE RAVEN [2012], SUPERNATURAL [TV], BOUNTY KILLER, DESIGNATED SURVIVOR [TV], THE OUTPOST [TV]) is 65.
Look for Kevin in the 2021 Dark Comedy, DECRYPTED. Also in 2021, PAINTED BEAUTY.
Actor Laura Ortiz (THE HILLS HAVE EYES [2006], CHILLERAMA, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF HORROR [TV], VICTOR CROWLEY, SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER [VG], HOLLISTON [TV]) is 34.
Actor Matt Reeves (FUTURE SHOCK [2014], CLOVERFIELD, LET ME IN, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX, THE PASSAGE [TV], TALES FROM THE LOOP [TV], AWAY [TV], MOTHER/ANDROID) is 55.
Look for Matt's 2021 Thriller Production of MOTHER/ANDROID. And in 2022, THE BATMAN (also Directed by Matt who shares a writing credit).
Actor Lisa Wilcox (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET: THE DREAM MASTER, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET: THE DREAM CHILD, WATCHERS REBORN, DEAD COUNTRY, FEAR CLINIC [Net Series], SAVAGE, SEBASTIAN, IMAGO, CLINGER, RED HOLLOW, THE CHURCH [2018], SOMETHING HORRIBLE, THE BLOODY MAN) is 57.
Look for Lisa in the upcoming 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror Thrillers, 30 TO 45 and KECKSBURG. Also expected in 2021, MYSTERY SPOT, DARK RITUAL, and ANADELLIA RISES.

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APRIL 26

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Michael Dorman

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Michael Dorman (SUBURBAN MAYHEM, ACOLYTES, TRIANGLE [2009], DAYBREAKERS, NEEDLE, SERANGOON ROAD, GOLDSTONE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES, THE INVISIBLE MAN [2020], THE SECRETS SHE KEEPS [TV], FOR ALL MANKIND [TV]) is 40.
Actor Amber Midthunder (DEADLY SPECIES, NOT FORGOTTEN, 14 CAMERAS, ONLY MINE, LEGION [TV], ROSEWELL NEW MEXICO [TV], THE MARKSMAN) is 24.
Look for Amber in the 2021 Thriller, THE ICE ROAD.

ALiens Daniel Kash

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Writer, Producer, Director Paula Hart (SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH, TWO CAME BACK, DOOM RUNNERS, THE SCREAM TEAM, SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH [TV], NINE DEAD, THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS [TV]) is 65.
Actor Daniel Kash (ALIENS, NIGHTBREED, ROBOCOP [TV], THE MICHELLE APTS., VIRUS [1996], THE SLEEP ROOM, GOOSEBUMPS [TV], HIDDEN AGENDA, PILGRIM, KILLING MOON, DON'T SAY A WORD, COLD CREEK MANOR, THE BLACK MIRROR [VG], THE GOOD SHEPHERD [2004], THE HUNT FOR THE BTK KILLER, ONE WAY, DIARY OF THE DEAD, JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER, THE DRESDEN FILES [TV], REPO MEN, A DARK TRUTH, ALPHAS [TV], MAMA, SOLO [2013], ROBOCOP [2014], HANNIBAL [TV], THE STRAIN [TV], REMEMBER, ASSASIN'S CREED: SYNDICATE - JACK THE RIPPER [VG], BITTEN [TV], DAMIEN [TV], MANHATTAN UNDYING, THE EXPANSE [TV], ORPHAN BLACK [TV], ORDINARY DAYS, TINY PRETTY THINGS [TV], LETTERS TO SATAN CLAUS) is 62.
Daniel shares an April birthday with NIGHTBREED alumni, Craig Sheffer.
Daniel shares a April 25 birthday with HANNIBAL alumni, Gina Torres.
Look for Daniel in the 2021 Horror movie, QUEEN OF SPADES.
Actor Daniel Sharman (THE NINE LIVES OF CHLOE KING, IMMORTALS, THE LAST DAYS OF EDGAR HARDING, THE COLLECTION, TEEN WOLF [TV], THE ORIGINALS [TV], FEAR THE WALKING DEAD [TV], CURSED [TV], ) is 35.
Look for Daniel in the upcoming 2019 animated TV series, CURSED.
Actor Gina Torres (M.A.N.T.I.S., DARK ANGEL [1996], CLEOPATRA 2525 [TV], ANGEL [TV], ALIAS [TV], FIREFLY [TV], THE MATRIX RELOADED, THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS, 24 [TV], SERENITY, FIVE FINGERS, TRANSFORMERS PRIME [Animated - TV], DESTINY [VG], LICHDOM [VG], REVENGE [TV], HANNIBAL [TV], WESTWORLD [TV], DESTINY 2 [VG]) is 52.

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Actor Melinda Clarke (RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 3, MULHOLLAND FALLS, THE KILLER TONGUE, SPAWN, DYNAMITE, .COM FOR MURDER, THE ANIMATRIX, THE VAMPIRE DIARIES [TV], GOTHAM [TV]) is 52.
Writer Don D'Ammassa (BLOOD BEAST, SERVANTS OF CHAOS, SCARAB, HAVEN, MURDER IN SILVERPLATE, DEAD OF WINTER, NARCISSUS) is 75.
Director/Producer Richard Donner (THE TWILIGHT ZONE [TV - original series, six episodes], THE SIXTH SENSE [TV], GHOST STORY [TV], THE OMEN, THE GOONIES, SCROOGED, TALES FROM THE CRYPT [TV], DEMON KNIGHT, CONSPIRACY THEORY, BORDELLO OF BLOOD, X-MEN, RITUAL, MATTHEW BLACKHEART: MONSTER SMASHER [TV]) is 91.
Writer / Producer Erick Kripke (BOOGEYMAN [2005], SUPERNATURAL [TV], GHOSTFACERS [TV], SUPERNATURAL: THE ANIMATION [TV], DEADMAN [TV], REVOLUTION [TV], HAUNTED [2013], SUPERNATURAL GENDERSWAP [TV], THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, THE BOYS [TV]) is 47.
Horror Thriller Writer John Edward Lawson (Books: SIN CONDUCTOR, THE TROUBLING AMPUTEE, DISCOURAGING AT BEST. Movies: RAGE: INTERNAL DEMONS) is 47.
Visit him at JohnLawson.org.
Writer / Producer Damon Lindelof (LOST [TV], STAR TREK [all], COWBOYS AND ALIENS, PROMETHEUS, WORLD WAR Z, ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS. HULK [Animated - TV], THE LEFTOVERS [TV], THE WATCHMEN [TV], THE HUNT) is 48.
Actor Rory McCann (THE DEVIL'S TATOO, BEOWOLF & GRENDEL, HOT FUZZ, SOLOMON KANE, CLASH OF THE TITANS [2010], SEASON OF THE WITCH [2011], GAME OF THRONES [TV]) is 52.

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APRIL 23

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Jamie King as Goldie in SIN CITY

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Anastasia Baranova (RISE: THE BLOOD HUNTER, APOCALYPSE CALIFORNIA, THE DARKNESS II [VG], THE BUREAU: X-COM DECLASSIFIED [VG], MOSTLY GHOSTLY: HAVE YOU MET MY GHOULFRIEND?, WELCOME TO WILLITS, SYN [TV], Z-NATION [TV], EVOLVE [VG], METRO EXODUS [VG]) is 32.
Actor Jaime King (SIN CITY, THEY WAIT, THE TRIPPER, THE SPIRIT, MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D, MOTHER'S DAY, SILENT NIGHT, SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR, BITCH, ESCAPE PLAN 2, BLACK SUMMER [TV]) is 41.
Look for Jaime in the 2021 Thriller, OUT OF DEATH.
Actor Craig Sheffer (NIGHT BREED, BLUE DESERT, EYE OF THE STORM, BLOODKNOT, THE GRAVE, DOUBLE TAKE, EXECUTIVE POWER, THE FALL, SHADOW OF DOUBT, HELLRAISER: INFERNO, RITUAL, KILLER BUZZ, DRACULA II: ASCENSION, LOVE LIES BLEEDING, WHILE SHE WAS OUT, LIES BETWEEN FRIENDS, THE MARK [all], BATTLEDOGS, DESTRUCTION LOS ANGELES, WIDOW'S POINT) is 61.

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APRIL 22

He's 6.7 but he's no Big Foot! He's ...

Read E.C. McMullen Jr.'s review of GIANT FROM THE UNKNOWN

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Family Drive, Shining style
Kubrick's genius was his linear paint-by-numbers approach to storytelling.
Gosh! What could possibly tear apart this loving family, eh?

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Amber Heard (SIDEFX, HIDDEN PALMS [TV], THE INFORMERS, ZOMBIELAND, THE STEPFATHER [2009], THE WARD, AND SOON THE DARKNESS, DRIVE ANGRY, PARANOIA, MACHETE KILLS, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE [released to film festivals in 2006. Not released in U.S. until 2013], LONDON FIELDS, THE STAND [TV - 2020]) is 35.
Amber shares an April birthday with her ZOMBIELAND alumni, Abigail Breslin.
Actor Eric Mabius (THE MINUS MAN, CRUEL INTENTIONS, THE CROW: Salvation, TEMPTED, RESIDENT EVIL, REEKER, VOODOO MOON, NATURE OF THE BEAST, OUTCASTS [TV]) is 49.
Actor Jack Nicholson (THE CRY BABY KILLER, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE RAVEN, THE TERROR, PSYCHE-OUT, CHINATOWN, THE SHINING, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, BATMAN, WOLF, MARS ATTACKS!, THE PLEDGE) is 84 today.
Writer, Director, Producer & more, Ben Rock (MUTANT SPECIES, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, ALIEN RAIDERS) is 50.
Look for Ben's upcoming 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror comedy, WRZ: WHITE RACIST ZOMBIES.

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APRIL 21

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IT Chapter 2. James McAvoy

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor, Producer Jennifer Blanc-Biehn (THE CROW, KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE, DARK ANGEL [TV], MY APOCALYPSE, PRANK, THE JACK OF SPADES, THE BLOOD BOND, THE ABSENT, THE DIVIDE, THE VICTIM, JACOB, AMONG FRIENDS, TREACHERY, THE NIGHT VISITOR, THE LEGEND OF DARK HORSE COUNTY, MINDLESS, EVERLY, HIDDEN IN THE WOODS, HAVENHURST, DEADLY SIGNAL, SHE RISES [2016], DEADLY RETREAT, ALTERED PERCEPTION, FETISH FACTORY, KILLER WEEKEND, SORRY I KILLED YOU) is 47.
Look for Jennifer in the upcoming 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror movie, VOYEUR TERROR EYES. Also in 2020, 2021, GOOD FAMILY TIMES.
Actor James McAvoy (CHILDREN OF DUNE, ATONEMENT, WANTED, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, TRANCE, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, ATOMIC BLONDE, SPLIT, WATERSHIP DOWN [TV], GLASS, DARK PHOENIX, IT: Chapter Two, HIS DARK MATERIALS [TV]) is 42.

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APRIL 20

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Veronica Cartwright in Invasion of the Body Snatchers - 1978

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Today's birthday girl hasn't lead a career that is dominantly Horror, Thriller, Mystery, and or Suspense, but Great Cthulhu! She stars in no less than four Horror movies that went on to be listed as Cinema's top 100!
Actor Veronica Cartwright (Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS, INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS [1978], ALIEN, NIGHTMARES, FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, FALSE IDENTITY, CANDYMAN: FAREWELL TO THE FLESH, THE X-FILES [TV - 1993 - 1999], THE LAST MAN ON PLANET EARTH, SCARY MOVIE 2, INVASION [TV], THE INVASION [2007], EASTWICK [TV], NEOWOLF, RESURRECTION [TV], THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN [2014], LIMBO, THE FIELD) is 72.
Veronica shares an April birthday with her SCARY MOVIE 2 alumni, Tim Curry.
Look for Veronica in the 2020, 2021 Horror Thriller, THE PHANTOMS.
Actor Crispin Glover (FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE FINAL CHAPTER, RIVER'S EDGE, WILD AT HEART, WILLARD, SIMON SAYS, THE WIZARD OF GORE, BEOWULF, FREEZER BURN: THE INVASION OF LAXDALE, 9, THE DONNER PARTY, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, FREAKY DEAKY, AIMY IN A CAGE,WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, SAAT DES TERRORS, AMERICAN GODS [TV], BY THE RIVERS OF BABYLON, SMILEY FACE KILLERS) is 57.
Actor Clint Howard (EVILSPEAK, THE WRAITH, B.O.R.N., FREEWAY, INITIATION: SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT 4, DISTURBED, THE ROCKETEER, SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT 5, BODY CHEMISTRY II, CARNOSAUR, INFESTED, BIGFOOT: THE UNFORGETTABLE ENCOUNTER, LEPRECHAUN 2, ICE CREAM MAN, SAWBONES, TWISTED LOVE, DIGITAL MAN, HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP [1996], TWILIGHT [1998], THE DENTIST 2, BLACKWOODS, HOUSE OF THE DEAD, THE MISSING, BIG BAD WOLF, Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN, THE HAUNTED WORLD OF EL SUPERBEASTO, BLOODRAYNE: THE THIRD REICH, DOWN THE ROAD, BLUBBERELLA, SPARKS, THE LORDS OF SALEM, HUFF, THE PROFANE EXHIBIT, FUNHOUSE MASSACRE, FEAST OF FEAR, AMERICAN BIGFOOT, THE CHURCH [2018], 3 FROM HELL, FEAST OF FEAR) is 62.
Look for Clint in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Thriller, LA FLAMME ROUGE. Also for 2021, BEYOND PARANORMAL.
Actor Andy Serkis (THE ESCAPIST, THE LORD OF THE RINGS [all], DEATHWATCH, BLESSED, KING KONG, THE PRESTIGE, THE COTTAGE, EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION, BURKE AND HARE, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES [2010 - all], THE HOBBIT [all], AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, BLACK PANTHER) is 57.
Look for Andy in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Thriller, THE BATMAN.
Andy shares an April birthday with fellow LOTR alumni, Sean Bean, and fellow RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES alumni, David Hewlett.

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APRIL 19

Indie Rights Movies Drops APE CANYON

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By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Tim Curry (THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, THE SHOUT, LEGEND, CLUE, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, IT [TV], THE SHADOW, CONGO, GARGOYLES [TV], THE MASK [TV], AAAHH!!! REAL MONSTERS, DOOM RUNNERS [TV], ADDAMS FAMILY REUNION, THE NET [TV], SCARY MOVIE 2, BLOOD MOON, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: RITUAL, BURKE AND HARE, GINGERCLOWN) is 75.
Horror Artist Ghoulish Gary is 47 today. Visit him at GhoulishGary.com.
Today's birthday girl is making just enough mystery thrillers to unbalance her career making rom coms. Do you remember any of her romantic comedies? Neither do I. But everyone recalls her twisted side. Happy Birthday to,
Actor Ashley Judd (THE PASSION OF DARKLY NOON, A TIME TO KILL, KISS THE GIRLS, EYE OF THE BEHOLDER, DOUBLE JEOPARDY, HIGH CRIMES, TWISTED, BUG, MISSING [TV], OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, DIVERGENT, INSURGENT, ALLEGIANT, TWIN PEAKS [TV - 2017], BERLIN STATION [TV]) who is 52.
Horror Writer / Film maker Gregory Lamberson (Book: JOHNNY GRUESOME. Movies: SLIME CITY, NAKED FEAR, SLIME CITY MASSACRE, SNOW SHARK: ANCIENT SNOW BEAST) is 56.

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Fright Night - 2011 David Tennant

Actor David Hewlett (THE DARK SIDE, PIN, DEEP SLEEP, SCANNERS II: THE NEW ORDER, SPLIT IMAGES, THE FIRST CIRCLE, BLACK DEATH, MONSTER FORCE [TV], BAD DAY ON THE BLOCK, CUBE, NIGHTWORLD: SURVIVOR, THE TRIANGLE, CENTURY HOTEL, TREED MURRAY, CYPHER, BOA VS. PYTHON, DARKLIGHT, STARGATE: ATLANTIS [TV], SPLICE, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, MORLOCKS, RAGE OF THE YETI, HAUNTER, DARK MATTER [TV], INCORPORATED [TV], THE SHAPE OF WATER, DEPARTURE) is 53.
Look for David in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror Thriller, Guillermo del Toro's NIGHTMARE ALLEY.
Writer / Director / Producer / Actor Eli Roth (CABIN FEVER, 2001 MANIACS, HOSTEL [all], GRINDHOUSE, DEATH PROOF, THE LAST EXORCISM [all], PIRANHA 3D, AFTER SHOCK, THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS, HEMLOCK GROVE [Internet TV], THE SACRAMENT, THE GREEN INFERNO, THE STRANGER, CLOWN, THE GREEN INFERNO, KNOCK KNOCK, SOUTH OF HELL [TV], REAL SCARES [TV], CABIN FEVER [2016], AFTERLIFE [TV], ELI ROTH'S HISTORY OF HORROR, THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, HAUNT, DEATHRIDER IN THE HOUSE OF VAMPIRES) is 49.
Look for Eli's upcoming Horror Thriller for 2020, 2021, LAKE MEAD. Currently filming under Eli's direction, BORDERLANDS.
Actor David Tennant (DOCTOR WHO: SCREAM OF THE SHALKA [2003 - TV], THE QUATERMASS EXPERIMENT [2005 - TV], HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, DOCTOR WHO [TV], TOTALLY DOCTOR WHO [TV], FRIGHT NIGHT [2011], BAD SAMARITAN, GOOD OMENS [TV], DEADWATER FELL [TV]) is 48.
Writer, Producer, Director Edgar Wright (ASYLUM [TV], SPACED [TV], SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ, GRINDHOUSE, THE WORLD'S END, ATTACK THE BLOCK) is 47.
Look for Edgar's upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror Thriller, LAST NIGHT IN SOHO.

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Olivia Hussey in Black Christmas

Actor Sean Bean (THE LORD OF THE RINGS: The Fellowship of the Ring, EQUILIBRIUM, THE LORD OF THE RINGS: Return Of The King, THE DARK, THE ISLAND, FLIGHTPLAN, SILENT HILL, THE HITCHER, RED RIDING: IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD - 1983, RED RIDING: IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD - 1974, BLACK DEATH, THE LOST FUTURE, DEATH RACE 2, GAME OF THRONES [TV - First Season], PERCY JACKSON [all], CLEAN SKIN, MISSING [TV], SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D, WICKED BLOOD, JUPITER ASCENDING, DRONE, DARK RIVER, THE FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES [TV], POSSESSOR, WOLFWALKERS, SNOWPIERCER [TV], ) is 62.
Actor David Bradley (THE MOTH, DOOMWATCH: WINTER ANGEL, HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, THE INTENDED, HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING, RED MERCURY, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, SWEENEY TODD [2006], LYCANTHROPY, HOT FUZZ, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, WAKING THE DEAD [TV], HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, GAME OF THRONES [TV], THE WORLD'S END, THE STRAIN, WOLF HALL [TV], AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS) is 79.
Look for David in the 2021 Dark Fantasy, Guillermo del Toro's PINOCCHIO.
Actor Olivia Hussey (BLACK CHRISTMAS, DEATH ON THE NILE, THE CAT AND THE CANARY, VIRUS [1980], ESCAPE 2000, DISTORTIONS, PSYCHO IV, IT [1990], ICE CREAM MAN, THE GARDENER, EL GRITO, ISLAND PREY, HEADSPACE) is 70.

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APRIL 16

Gravitas Ventures AT NIGHT COMES WOLVES Hits Home Video April 20

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Aliens cast

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Noah Fleiss (PAST THE BLEACHERS, BAD DAY ON THE BLOCK, BRINGING RAIN, BRICK, MOTHER'S DAY MASSACRE, RED CANYON, DEAD SOULS [2012], PATIENT 001) is 37.
Noah shares the same birthday with his BRICK alumni,
Actor Lukas Haas (WITNESS, LADY IN WHITE, MUSIC BOX, MARS ATTACKS!, HEAVY GEAR [TV], LONG TIME DEAD, LATHE OF HEAVEN [2002], BRICK, THE TRIPPER, THE CRADLE, WHILE SHE WAS OUT, INCEPTION, RED RIDING HOOD, TRANSCENDENCE, DARK WAS THE NIGHT, TOUCH [TV], TRANSCENDENCE, BROWSE, THE VIOLENT HEART) is 45.
Look for Lukas in the upcoming 2021 Thriller, MIDNIGHT IN THE SWITCHGRASS.
Actor Anya Taylor-Joy (THE WITCH, ATLANTIS [TV], MORGAN, SPLIT, THE SECRET OF MARROWBONE, GLASS, THE NEW MUTANTS) is 26.
Look for Anya in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror Thriller, LAST NIGHT IN SOHO, Co-Wrote, Produced, and Directed by Edgar Wright (SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ, ATTACK THE BLOCK).
Actor Ricco Ross (DEATH WISH 3, ALIENS, THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, BODY CONTACT, DOCTOR WHO [TV - 1988-1989], SLIPSTREAM, SHADOWCHASER, PROJECT SHADOWCHASER III, HACKERS, PROTEUS, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE [1996], TIMELOCK, WISHMASTER, OCTOPUS, HYDRA, BITE ME [TV], 4CLOSED, HIDDEN IN THE WOODS, STORY OF EVA, STORMAGEDDON, THE SANDMAN) is 61.
Actor Sadie Sink (ELI, STRANGER THINGS [TV]) is 20.
Look for Sadie in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror Mystery, FEAR STREET 2 AND IN 2022, FEAR STREET: 1994.
Artist Deena Warner (Book covers include: TALES FROM THE GORE ZONE, SORTIES, CATHEXES, AND PERSONAL EFFECTS, CHOCOLATE PARK, HOME BEFORE DARK, DEATH SENTENCES, KING OF SOULS, EULOGIES: A HORROR WORLD YEARBOOK, PRODIGAL BLUES, SPARKS AND SHADOWS, CTHULHU FHTAGN, BABY, and more) is 46.

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APRIL 15

16 Years Ago Director Andrew Douglas Brought us...

The Amityville Horror - 2005

Read E.C. McMullen Jr.'s review of THE AMITYVILLE HORROR (2005).

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COVID-19 Quarantine Movie
Don't go down the rabbit hole of random YouTube or Vimeo searches!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Enjoy free, secure, and legal streaming movies at Feo Amante's Theater in your home or on your phone or tablet, like this action packed Thriller short film from 2008, WHAT'S IN THE BOX?

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Luke Evans (CLASH OF THE TITANS [2010], FLUTTER, IMMORTALS, THE RAVEN, NO ONE LIVES, ASHES, THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, DRACULA UNTOLD, THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES, HIGH-RISE, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, 10X10, THE ALIENIST [TV], MA, ANNA, ANGEL OF MINE) is 42.
Actor Emma Watson, who began her career with the dark tales of magic and monsters for children with the Harry Potter movies (HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE, HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS Part 1 & 2, THIS IS THE END, NOAH, REGRESSION, THE CIRCLE) is 31.

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APRIL 14

AMERICAN PSYCHO Turns Old Enough To Drink!

American Psychos at the club

Read Mike Oliveri's review of AMERICAN PSYCHO!

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

ZOmbieland Double Tap cast

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Abigail Breslin (SIGNS, KEANE, ZOMBIELAND [all], HAUNTER, THE CALL [2013], PERFECT SISTERS, MAGGIE, FINAL GIRL, FEAR INC., SCREAM QUEENS [TV], YAMASONG: MARCH OF THE HOLLOWS) is 25.
Look for Abigail in the upcoming 2021 Horror Thriller, SLAYERS.
The most famous guitar riff of all time (Smoke on the Water) belongs to this heavy metal-er. Happy Birthday to
Musician Ritchie Blackmore (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, BLACKMORE'S NIGHT BAND) is 75.
Actor Sarah Michelle Gellar (BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER [TV], I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER, SCREAM 2, CRUEL INTENTIONS, SCOOBY DOO, SCOOBY DOO 2, THE GRUDGE [all], THE RETURN, ADDICTED, POSSESSION, RINGER [TV]) is 44.
Actor Anthony Michael Hall (WEIRD SCIENCE, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, OUT OF BOUNDS, SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, THE DEATH ARTIST, THE GRAVE, EXIT IN RED, COLD NIGHT INTO DAWN, THE KILLING GROUNDS, REVENGE, HITCHED, THE DEAD ZONE [2002], THE DEAD ZONE [TV], FINAL APPROACH, THE DARK KNIGHT, WAREHOUSE 13 [TV], FRIEND REQUEST, AFTERMATH, SEXY EVIL GENIUS, DEAD IN TOMBSTONE, ZOMBIE NIGHT, PSYCHE [TV], NATURAL SELECTION) is 54.
Look for Anthony in the 2021 Horror movie, HALLOWEEN KILLS.

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APRIL 13

DEATH HOUSE Hits Home Video April 20

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

Ron Perlman is HELLBOY

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Horror Writer Nate Kenyon (BLOODSTONE, THE REACH, THE BONE FACTORY, PRIME, DIABLO III: THE ORDER) is 50.
Actor Ron Perlman (THE NAME OF THE ROSE, SLEEPWALKERS, CRONOS, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, THE LAST SUPPER, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, THE SHAFT, BLADE II, STAR TREK: NEMESIS, RATS, HELLBOY [all], Masters of Horror: PRO-LIFE, QUIET KILL, 5IVE GIRLS, THE LAST WINTER, THE MUTANT CHRONICLES, THE DEVIL'S TOMB, DARK COUNTRY, SEASON OF THE WITCH, CRAVE, SCORPION KING: BOOK OF THE DEAD, CONAN THE BARBARIAN [2011], PACIFIC RIM, A PLACE AMONG THE DEAD, MONSTER HUNTER, and way more) is 71.
Look for Ron in the upcoming 2021 Horror Thriller, NIGHTMARE ALLEY, directed by Guillermo del Toro. And in 2022, THIS GAME'S CALLED MURDER.
Actor William Sadler (DIE HARD 2, THE FACE OF FEAR, TRESPASS, FREAKED, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: DEMON KNIGHT, TALES FROM THE CRYPT: BORDELLO OF BLOOD, SOLO, AMBUSHED, DISTURBING BEHAVIOR, JESSE STONE [all], THE GREEN MILE, DEVOUR, THE MIST, THE HILLS RUN RED, RESTITUTION, SILENT BUT DEADLY, RIDDLE, DAMAGES [TV], IRON MAN 3, THE SUSPECT, FRANK THE BASTARD, NOTHING SACRED, AVA'S POSSESSIONS, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., LIVING AMONG US, DEADLY CRUSH, THE GRUDGE [2020], ALICE FADES AWAY, SHRINE THE UNHOLY [2021]) is 71.

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APRIL 12

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Nicholas Brendon (CHILDREN OF THE CORN III, PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, SURVIVAL ISLAND, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER [TV], FIRE SERPENT, UNHOLY [2007], BLOOD ON THE HIGHWAY, MY NEIGHBOR'S SECRET, THE PORTAL, COHERENCE, ATTACK OF THE MORNINSIDE MONSTER, INDIGO, REDWOOD, THE NANNY [2018]) is 50.
Look for Nicholas in the upcoming 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror, JUDGEMENT. Also in 2021, WANTON WANT and CHRISTMAS SLASHER. And in 2022, ON DARK AND BLOODY GROUND
Actor Shannen Doherty (ALMOST DEAD, OBSESSED, CHARMED [TV series], STRIKING POSES, SATAN'S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, ANOTHER DAY, NIGHTLIGHT, BURNING PALMS, WITCHSLAYER GRETL, BLOOD LAKE: ATTACK OF THE KILLER LAMPREYS, BETHANY) is 50.
Look for Shannen in the upcoming Horror Comedy, HOW TO MAKE A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL.
Actor Dan Lauria (FEAR RUNS SILENT, STRANGER IN MY HOUSE, TREES, JUSTICE, CONTAGION, FULL DISCLOSURE, THE SPIRIT, ALIEN TRESPASS, DONNA ON DEMAND, DEAD AIR, PERCEPTION [TV], BAD IMPULSE) is 73.
Actor Tom Noonan (GLORIA, WOLFEN, F/X, MANHUNTER, THE MONSTER SQUAD, ROBOCOP 2, THE WIFE, THE ASTRONAUT'S WIFE, THE PLEDGE, EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS, THE ROOST, SERAPHIM FALLS, SYNECDOCHE NEW YORK, THE ALPHABET KILLER, FOLLOW THE PROPHET, THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, DAMAGES [TV], NIGHT OF THE WOLF, WONDERSTRUCK, 12 MONKEYS [TV]) is 70.
Actor Saoirse Ronan (ATONEMENT, DEATH DEFYING ACTS, CITY OF EMBER, THE LOVELY BONES, HANNA, VIOLET AND DAISY, BYZANTIUM, THE HOST, LOST RIVER, STOCKHOLM PENNSYVANIA) is 27.

SUNDAY -
Actor Tricia Helfer (WHITE RUSH, THE GENIUS CLUB, MEMORY, THEM, SPIRAL, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: RAZOR, THE PLAN, OPEN HOUSE, BLOODWORK, PHASE ONE, TRON: UPRISING [TV], DANGEROUS INTUITION, 37, ASCENSION [TV], POWERS [TV], LUCIFER [TV], VAN HELSING [TV]) is 46.
Tricia shares an April birthday with BATTLESTAR GALACTICA alumni, Katee Sackhoff.
Writer Joseph Nassise (RIVERWATCH, SHADES OF REALITY, EYES TO SEE, MORE THAN LIFE ITSELF, THE CEREBERUS PROTOCOL, BY THE BLOOD OF HEROES: THE GREAT UNDEAD WAR) is definitely 53.
Heavy Metal Horror gadabout Metal Sanaz is 46 today.
Look for her on Facebook.

Feo and Dave. Mikey and Dave
NecroDave with me at an after hours HWA convention and with Feo Amante alumni,
Mikey Huyck at another after hours HWA convention.
Nobody takes photos until we're all toasted.

SATURDAY -
A last fond farewell to a good guy and longtime fixture at Horror conventions and in the Horror publishing and writing community, who died this year on February 22.
Write and Publisher, David G. Barnett ("Necrodave" DEAD SOULS, TALES OF THE FALLEN BOOK 1: AWAKENINGS) would have been 53 today.
Actor Alex Pettyfer (TORMENTED, I AM NUMBER FOUR, BEASTLY, IN TIME, THE STRANGE ONES, THE LAST WITNESS) is 30.
Look for Alex in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Horror Thriller, WARNING. Also in 2021, COLLECTION.

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APRIL 9

Today Magnet Releases HELD

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -

By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer/ Director Fred Dekker (GODZILLA 1985, HOUSE, NIGHT OF THE CREEPS, HOUSE II, THE MONSTER SQUAD, TALES FROM THE CRYPT [TV], ROBOCOP 3, THE PREDATOR) is 62.
Actor Elle Fanning (THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR, DEJA VU, THE LOST ROOM [TV], THE NINES, RESERVATION ROAD, SUPER 8, TWIXT, THE YOUNG ONES, MALEFICENT, THE NEON DEMON, MARY SHELLEY, I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW, MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL) is 23.
Writer Teri A. Jacobs (THE VOID, SECRETS OF THE BONES) is 57.
Writer Vince Liaguno (THE LITERARY SIX) is about 60 I think, maybe 66.
Actor Kathleen Munroe (FAMILY CURSE, ETERNAL, THE WHITE DOG SACRIFICE, DURHAM COUNTY [TV], SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD, STARGATE UNIVERSE SGU, HAVEN [TV], ALPHAS [TV], CSI: NY, RESURRECTION [TV], THE VOID, BIRDLAND, KNUCKLEBALL, THE CAR: ROAD TO REVENGE, A PERFECT PLAN) is 39.
Actor Mark Pelligrino (NIGHT LIFE, PRAYER OF THE ROLLERBOYS, MIDNIGHT WITNESS, MULHOLLAND DR. [TV], MULHOLLAND DR., 2:13, LOST [TV], BAD MEAT, LOCKE & KEY, REVOLUTION [TV], BEING HUMAN [TV - 2011-2014], THE TOMORROW PEOPLE [TV], THE RETURNED [TV - 2015], QUANTICO [TV], SUPERNATURAL [TV], 13 REASONS WHY [TV]) is 56.
Actor Kristen Stewart (PANIC ROOM, COLD CREEK MANOR, UNDERTOW, THE MESSENGERS, JUMPER, TWILIGHT [all], SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, AMERICAN ULTRA, EQUALS, PERSONAL SHOPPER, LIZZIE, UNDERWATER) is 30.

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APRIL 8

Huh! I Didn't Think Of This!

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COVID-19 Quarantine Movie
Don't go down the rabbit hole of random YouTube or Vimeo searches!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Enjoy free, secure, and legal streaming movies at Feo Amante's Theater in your home or on your phone or tablet, like the telling of this short animated gory, ESCAGORE.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor / Stuntman Kane Hodder (HOUSE, HOUSE II, FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VII, FRIDAY THE 13TH PART VIII, DEEPSTAR SIX, ALLIGATOR II, JASON GOES TO HELL, PUMPKINHEAD II, PROJECT: METALBEAST, SCANNERCOP II, SE7EN, WISHMASTER, CHILDREN OF THE CORN V, WATCHERS REBORN, JASON X, DARKWOLF, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, 2001 MANIACS, HATCHET [all], BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON, ROOM 6, FALLEN ANGELS, BORN, ED GEIN: THE BUTCHER OF PLAINFIELD, HACK!, DEAD NOON, B.T.K., MONSTERPIECE THEATER VOL. 1, OLD HABITS DIE HARD, FROZEN, AFFLICTED, MONSTERPIECE THEATER, CUT, EXIT 33, CHILLERAMA, ROBIN HOOD: GHOSTS OF SHERWOOD 3D, AMONG FRIENDS, EXIT TO HELL, LOVE IN THE TIME OF MONSTERS, SMOTHERED, ALICE D, FIELDS OF THE UNDEAD, MUCK, FURY: THE TALES OF RONAN PIERCE, OLD 37, CHARLIE'S FARM, CANNIBALS, SHED OF THE DEAD) is 67.
Look for Kane's expected 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror Thrillers, SEVERED ROAD, ROOM 9, and KNIFECORP.
Actor Taylor Kitsch (SNAKES ON A PLANE, THE CONVENANT, X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE, JOHN CARTER, BATTLESHIP, SAVAGES, SHADOWPLAY [TV]) is 41.
Actor Katee Sackhoff (THE FEARING MIND [TV], HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA [TV], WHITE NOISE 2, THE LAST SENTINEL, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: RAZOR, 24 [TV], THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT 2, SEXY EVIL GENIUS, RIDDICK, OCULUS, DON'T KNOCK TWICE, THE MACHINE, 2036: ORIGIN UNKNOWN, THE FLASH [TV], ANOTHER LIFE [TV]) is 41.
Actor Tim Thomerson (FADE TO BLACK, JEKYLL & HYDE TOGETHER AGAIN, THE OSTERMAN WEEKEND, TRANCERS [all], ZONE TROOPERS, NEAR DARK, DOLLMAN, STRINGER, BAD CHANNELS, DIE WATCHING, NEMESIS, DOLLMAN VS. DEMONIC TOYS, THE HARVEST, FLESHTONE, NEMESIS III, UNSEEN EVIL, DEVIL'S PREY, THEY CRAWL, PROJECT VIPER, PAPARAZZI, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, BLUE LAKE MASSACRE, WICKED LAKE, LIVE EVIL, ABANDONED, MoniKa, ASYLUM OF DARKNESS, and way more) is 76.
Look for Tim in the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 release of BRING ME THE HEAD OF LANCE HENRIKSEN - aka - LANCE HENRIKSEN WILL BE LONG DEAD BEFORE YOU FINALLY BRING ME HIS HEAD FOR RELEASE.

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APRIL 7

It's All For You, Kyle!

HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAY TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Kyle Labine (DARKSTALKERS [TV], MR. RICE'S SECRET, SPOOKY HOUSE, HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION, I WAS A TEENAGE FAUST, FREDDY VS. JASON, OGRE, 388 ARLETTA AVENUE, SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK) is 38.

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APRIL 6

Not Your Typical Bar Crawl

Ken King reviews Alexandre Aja's CRAWL.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Actor Candace Cameron Bure (I SAW WHAT YOU DID, MONSTER MASH: THE MOVIE, SHARON'S SECRET, VISITORS OF THE NIGHT, NO ONE WOULD TELL, NIGHT SCREAM, AURORA TEAGARDEN MYSTERIES [all]) is 44.
Actor Lori Heuring (ANIMAL ROOM, THE OPERATOR, SNAKE TALES, THE IN CROWD, MULHOLLAND DRIVE, PRETTY WHEN YOU CRY, TRUE BLUE, TABOO, RUNAWAY JURY, MUMMY AN' THE ARMADILLO, 8MM2, WICKED LITTLE THINGS, PROM NIGHT [2008], THE POKER CLUB, HUNGER, WITHIN, CROSS [all]) is 48.
Actor John Ratzenberger (TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING, WARLORD'S OF ATLANTIS, MOTEL HELL, OUTLAND, GOLIATH AWAITS, FIREFOX, WARLORDS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, HOUSE II, TICK TOCK, SPIRITED AWAY, MONSTERS, INC., THE INCREDIBLES, MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, COCO, INCREDIBLES 2) is 74.
Actor Michael Rooker (HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER, SEA OF LOVE, THE DARK HALF, THE HARD TRUTH, THE TRIGGER EFFECT, DECEIVER, BROWN'S REQUIEM, SHADOW BUILDER, THE BONE COLLECTOR, THE 6TH DAY, REPLICANT, SKELETON MAN, CHASING GHOSTS, SLITHER, REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA, WHISPER, JUMPER, PENANCE, CELL 213, ATLANTIS DOWN, HYPOTHERMIA, MYSTERIA, THE WALKING DEAD [TV], PENNHURST, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2, FANTASY ISLAND, MONSTER PROBLEMS LOVE AND MONSTERS, THE DARK TOWER [TV]) is 65.

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APRIL 5

COVID-19 Quarantine Movie
Don't go down the rabbit hole of random YouTube or Vimeo searches!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Enjoy free, secure, and legal streaming movies at Feo Amante's Theater in your home or on your phone or tablet, like Bela Lugosi in THE DEVIL BAT.

Did you notice? You didn't have to download anything or sign up for squat!

Just go, enjoy, and get on with your life! Great Cthulhu! You really ARE living in the future!

More movies at Feo Amante's Theater.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Director, Producer Roger Corman (MONSTER FROM THE OCEAN FLOOR, DAY THE WORLD ENDED, IT CONQUERED THE WORLD, ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTERS, NOT OF THIS EARTH [1957], THE UNDEAD, WAR OF THE SATELLITES, TEENAGE CAVEMAN [1958], THE CRY BABY KILLER, NIGHT OF THE BLOOD BEAST, BATTLE BEYOND THE SUN, A BUCKET OF BLOOD, BEAST FROM HAUNTED CAVE, THE WASP WOMAN, ATTACK OF THE GIANT LEECHES, HOUSE OF USHER, LAST WOMAN ON EARTH, THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA, PIT AND THE PENDULUM, PREMATURE BURIAL, THE INTRUDER, TALES OF TERROR, THE RAVEN, THE TERROR, X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES, THE HAUNTED PALACE, DEMENTIA 13, THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, QUEEN OF BLOOD, THE DUNWICH HORROR, SCREAM OF THE DEMON LOVER, BEAST OF THE YELLOW NIGHT, THE VELVET VAMPIRE, THE CREMATORS, NIGHT OF THE COBRA WOMAN, DEATH RACE 2000, PIRANHA [1978], HUMANOIDS OF THE DEEP, GALAXY OF TERROR, FORBIDDEN WORLD, SPACE RAIDERS, SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE [all], SUMMER CAMP NIGHTMARE, MUNCHIES, NOT OF THIS EARTH [1988], WATCHERS [all], THE TERROR WITHIN, DANCE OF THE DAMNED, LORDS OF THE DEEP, over 415 in all) is 95.
Producer Larry J. Franco (ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, THE THING [1982], CHRISTINE, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THEY LIVE, THE ROCKETEER, BATMAN RETURNS, MARS ATTACKS!, SLEEPY HOLLOW, JURASSIC PARK III, HULK, BATMAN BEGINS, DISCARNATE) is 72.
Writer W.D. Gagliani (SHADOWPLAYS, WOLF'S TRAP, WOLF'S GAMBIT, WOLF'S BLUFF, SAVAGE NIGHTS, THE GREAT BELZONI AND THE GATE OF ANUBIS) is 57.
Musician, Model Jaye Vampira (EDEN'S ONSLAUGHT) is 37.
Actor Dallas Page (THE DEVIL'S REJECTS, HOOD OF HORROR, SPLINTER, DRIFTWOOD, GALLOWWALKER, SENSORY PERCEPTION, PENANCE LANE) is 65.
Look for Dallas in the 2021 Thriller movie, THE REPLACEABLES. Also expected in 2021, the Horror Thriller, HOMESTEAD.

SUNDAY -
Actor A. Michael Baldwin (PHANTASM [all], VIRTUAL GIRL 2, BRUTAL, THE PICK-AXE MURDERS PART III, FLAY) is 58.
Actor Robert Downey Jr. (FIRSTBORN, WEIRD SCIENCE, NATURAL BORN KILLERS, THE GINGERBREAD MAN, IN DREAMS, GOTHIKA, A SCANNER DARKLY, IRON MAN [all], SHERLOCK HOLMES [2009], THE AVENGERS [all], CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, AVENGERS: END GAME) is 56.
Actor Amanda Righetti (ANGEL BLADE, RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, PIPELINE, FRIDAY THE 13th [2009], CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, SHADOW OF FEAR, THE MENTALIST [TV], COLONY [TV], GRANDMA DEAREST DERANGED GRANNY) is 37.
Actor Hugo Weaving (THE MATRIX [all], THE LORD OF THE RINGS [all], LITTLE FISH, V FOR VENDETTA, TRANSFORMERS [all], THE WOLFMAN [2010], CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, THE HOBBIT: THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, [all], MYSTERY ROAD, STRANGERLAND, MORTAL ENGINES) who is 61.
Look for Hugo in the 2020, 2021 Thriller, LOVELAND.

SATURDAY -
Actor Jamie Bamber (THE DEVIL'S TATTOO, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA [TV], BSG: RAZOR, PULSE 2: AFTERLIFE, PERCEPTION [TV], BODY OF PROOF [TV], JOHN DOE: VIGILANTE, THE MESSENGERS [TV], NUMB, MONEY, THE CAR: ROAD TO REVENGE, STRIKE BACK [TV]) is 48.
Writer/ Director/ Producer/Actor Lamberto Bava (TERRORE NELLO SPAZIO, KILL BABY...KILL!, HATCHET FOR THE HONEYMOON, BAY OF BLOOD, BARON BLOOD, THE HOUSE OF EXORCISM, THE LAST SURVIVOR, TENEBRE, DEMONI, THE MIDNIGHT KILLER, DEMONI 2, SHOCK, MACABRO, A BLADE IN THE DARK, LA CHIESA, BODY PUZZLE, THE TORTURER, GHOST SON, VITE IN OSTAGGIO, VISIONS OF MURDER [TV], TAILOR-MADE MURDER [TV], KAMMERSPIEL [TV]) is 76.
Look for Lamberto's upcoming 2019, 2020, 2021 Horror movie, TWINS.
Actor Sofia Boutella (MONSTERS: DARK CONTINENT, KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, STAR TREK BEYOND, ATOMIC BLONDE, THE MUMMY [2017], FARENHEIT 451 [2018], CLIMAX, HOTEL ARTEMIS) is 39.
Look for Sofia in the 2020 Thriller release of SETTLERS and the 2020 Horror Thriller release of PRISONERS OF GHOSTLAND.
Writer, Director, Actor Axelle Carolyn (DOOMSDAY, CENTURION, PSYCHOSIS, A RECKONING, SOULMATE, TALES OF HALLOWEEN, DON'T KILL IT) is 42.
Axelle shares a birthday month with her CENTURION alumnis, Michael Fassbender and JJ Field.
Look for Axelle's upcoming Horror Thriller for 2021, MANOR.
Actor Jennifer Rubin (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 3, BAD DREAMS, DELUSION, DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, THE FEAR INSIDE, THE CRUSH, BITTER HARVEST, FULL ECLIPSE, PLAYMAKER, STRANGER BY NIGHT, THE WASP WOMAN [1995], SCREAMERS, DECEPTIONS II, LITTLE WITCHES, LOVED, LAST LIVES, TWISTS OF TERROR, SANCTIMONY, FATAL CONFLICT, FALCON DOWN, TRANSMORPHERS, HEEBIE JEEBIES) is 59.

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APRIL 2

COVID-19 and You Can't go to the Movie Theater?
Don't go down the rabbit hole of random YouTube or Vimeo searches!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Enjoy free, secure, and legal streaming movies at Feo Amante's Theater in your home or on your phone or tablet, like DR. HORRIBLE'S SING-ALONG BLOG?

Did you notice? You didn't have to download anything or sign up for squat!

Just go, enjoy, and get on with your life! Great Cthulhu! You really ARE living in the future!

More movies at Feo Amante's Theater.

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Ving RhamesActor Lindy Booth (EERIE INDIANA [TV], TEENAGE SPACE VAMPIRES, THE SKULLS II, AMERICAN PSYCHO 2, ODYSSEY 5, WRONG TURN, DAWN OF THE DEAD [2004], CRY WOLF, DARK HONEYMOON, BEHIND THE WALL, BRAIN TRUST, KICK-ASS 2, THE LIBRARIANS) is 41 today.
Actor Michael Fassbender (SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE SILK STOCKING, A MOST MYSTERIOUS MURDER, HEX [TV], 300, EDEN LAKE, BLOOD CREEK, CENTURION, JONAH HEX, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, HAYWIRE, PROMETHEUS, SLOW WEST, FRANK, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, ASSASSIN'S CREED, ALIEN: COVENANT, THE SNOWMAN, DARK PHOENIX) is 43.
Michael shares an April birthday with CENTURION alumni, JJ Field.
Actor Clark Gregg (CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, ABOVE SUSPICION, THE SPANISH PRISONER, ONE HOUR PHOTO, THE HUMAN STAIN, WHEN A STRANGER CALLS, IRON MAN, IRON MAN 2, THOR, THE AVENGERS, THE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN [TV 2012], AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. [TV], SPINNING MAN, CAPTAIN MARVEL) is 59.
Look for Clark in the upcoming 2020, 2021Horror movie, RUN SWEETHEART RUN.
Artist, Writer, Director Jacob Hair (Books: SATAN'S 3-RING CIRCUS OF HELL.
Movies: ROTTWEILER, 2001 MANIACS, SNOOP DOGG'S HOOD OF HORROR, BOO, CEMETERY GATES, STARSHIP TROOPERS 3: MARAUDER, THE BEACON, 2001 MANIACS: FIELD OF SCREAMS, SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE, THE STANDFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT, RICK AND MORTY [TV]
) is 40.
Actor Shawn Roberts (JACOB TWO TWO MEETS THE HOODED FANG [1999], X-MEN, TAKING LIVES, SIBLINGS, THRALLS, LAND OF THE DEAD, SKINWALKERS, SHOCK TO THE SYSTEM [2006], STIR OF ECHOES: THE HOMECOMING, DIARY OF THE DEAD, LEFT FOR DEAD, JUMPER, BLACK RAIN [2009], RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE, A LITTLE BIT ZOMBIE, RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION, FEED THE GODS, RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER, TAINTED) is 37.
Look for Shawn in the upcoming 2020, 2021 Thriller movie, CAMPTON MANOR.

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APRIL 1

April Fools?
No thanks. 2020 was bad enough and 2021 is even worse. Onward.

COVID-19 Quarantine Movie
Don't go down the rabbit hole of random YouTube or Vimeo searches!
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Enjoy free, secure, and legal streaming movies at Feo Amante's Theater in your home or on your phone or tablet, like Mark Pavia's DRAG.

Check out Feo Amante Theater for the 411 on Mark Pavia, DRAG, and what a "ferocious" rating from Stephen King can do for your career!

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HAPPY HORROR THRILLER BIRTHDAYS TO -
By E.C. McMullen Jr.
Writer Douglas Clegg (THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, GOAT DANCE, THE HALLOWEEN MAN, THE NIGHTMARE CHRONICLES, YOU COME WHEN I CALL YOU, MISCHIEF, NAOMI, DARK OF THE EYE, THE INFINITE, THE HOUR BEFORE DARK, AFTERLIFE, NIGHTMARE HOUSE, THE NECROMANCER, THE VAMPYRICON SERIES, THE ATTRACTION, BREEDER, THE ABANDONED, MORDRED TRILOGY, NEVERLAND) is even older than me!
Read our interview with Douglas Clegg.
Actor JJ Feild (K-19: THE WIDOWMAKER, THE INTENDED, WAKING THE DEAD [TV], THE RUBY IN THE SMOKE, THE SHADOW IN THE NORTH, BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE, CENTURION, CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER, BRAVE MEN'S BLOOD, STAG [TV], LOST IN SPACE [TV 2018- ]) is 42.
Producer, Director Barry Sonnenfeld (THE ADDAMS FAMILY [both], MEN IN BLACK [all], WILD WILD WEST, SECRET AGENT MAN [TV 2000], THE TICK [TV 2001-2002], LEMONY SNICKETT'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, PLAY OR BE PLAYED, PUSHING DAISIES [TV], A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS [TV 2017-2019], THE TICK [TV 2017-2019]) is 68. Writer Robin Spriggs (WONDROUS STRANGE: TALES OF THE UNCANNY, DIARY OF A GENTLEMAN DIABOLIST) is WAY older than me!

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HORROR 201:
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Horror 201: The Silver Scream
Filmmaker's Guidebook
featuring
Ray Bradbury,
John Carpenter,
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Tom Holland,
E.C. McMullen Jr.,
George A. Romero,
and many more.


Extensively quoted in
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The Unauthorized Companion

Robert S. Rhine's
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Satan's 3-Ring Circus of Hell
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REFERENCES
Anthropologist Gretchen Bakke, PhD, references my UNFAIR RACIAL CLICHE ALERT as an expert resource in her 2010 Anthropological Quarterly essay @ Johns Hopkins University

Researcher David Waldron, references my review of UNDERWORLD in the Spring 2005, Journal of Religion and Popular Culture entry, Role-Playing Games and the Christian Right: Community Formation in Response to a Moral Panic (downloadable pdf).

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Internet Movie Database resume (IMDb.com),
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