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Things Not To Fear: 1) The Reaper, 2) The World Horror Convention in Austin
An Interview with Convention co-chairs Nate Southard and Lee Thomas
"...and Lee Thomas, the co-chairs of the annual World Horror Convention that's invading – like some chthonic force rising..."

April 27, 2011 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Violet Crown Introduces Austin's Newest Horror Host
Join the sisterhood of scares at the Roxy Horror Picture Show
"...You can't talk about the history of horror hosts without women. The first ever anchor for late-night..."

Oct. 13, 2023 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

More Gore From Housecore Horror
New film fest adds more classics plus a locally lensed premiere
"...Corey Mitchell cracking the whip at the new Housecore Horror Film Festival, it's no shocker that the Louisiana-set, Austin-filmed..."

Sept. 5, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Reunites The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Austin hosts the official gathering of the original Lone Star terror
"...The wait is over: The Housecore Horror Film Festival has finally announced its headlining movie, and..."

May 1, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: All This Horror Business
Catching up with the major terror releases
"...legendary 75-year-old Italian director last year during the Housecore Horror Film Festival, and he insisted on taking iPhone pictures..."

July 26, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Very Jewish Horror in Attachment
Filmmaker Gabriel Bier Gislason discusses cultural authenticity
"...Catholicism has ruined the supernatural. Too many horror films in too many cultures are basically The Exorcist..."

April 5, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Horror Anthology Scare Package Comes Home For Other Worlds
Laughs and screams in Under Worlds center piece film
"...ready for a surprise! Scare Package, the Austin-made anthology comedy-horror, will get its home town debut next month as..."

Nov. 12, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Last Horror Movie
The U.S. premiere of this self-reflexive horror film from England is presented in Austin by Fangoria magazine.
"...presumably (for now, at least) be watching The Last Horror Movie in a theatre, its greatest weakness: As the..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Panic Fest 2022: The History of Metal and Horror
"You got gore in my riffs!" "You got riffs in my gore!"
"...wanted to prove his thesis that heavy metal and horror films are perpetually intertwined, all he would have to..."

May 1, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Interview: Tumbbad Brings Horror to India
Co-director Adesh Prasad on making a first for the nation
" many countries, it oddly doesn't have a mainstream horror tradition. That's changed with Tumbbad, a multigenerational creepfest that..."

Sept. 24, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Relights the Superjoint
Fest adds Superjoint Ritual, Voivod, and a resurrected Gwar
"...We’ve known for a while that Housecore Horror Film Festival has been hiding something special in its..."

Aug. 19, 2014 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Live Shot No.4 – Grand Finale
Goblins spook life into a long last day of extremes
" Antone’s. Meee! “I know it’s Sunday,” rasped Housecore Horror head Phil Anselmo five hours later. “Everybody’s fucking fried.”..."

Oct. 28, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Fantastic Fest Nabs Latest Derrickson-Cargill-Hawke Horror Collab The Black Phone
Keira Knightley dark comedy Silent Night to close fest
"...Fantastic Fest – the Austin-based film festival dedicated to horror, sci-fi, action, and other genre offerings – has announced..."

Sept. 9, 2021 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Two Things Horror Fans Hate: 3-D and Found Footage
Austin director Steven DeGennaro on his horror comedy Found Footage 3D
"...Which do horror fans hate more, 3-D or found footage? Combining them..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror: Satyricon Out, Napalm Death In
UK grinders replace black metal legends
"...Scandinavian metal fans: Satyricon have dropped from the Housecore Horror Film Festival. Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death will crush the..."

Aug. 27, 2014 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Music Schedule
Full line-ups, plus one-day music passes available now
"...It’s still nearly three months until Housecore Horror, the new fusion horror film/heavy metal festival from the..."

Aug. 12, 2013 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror to Open the 'The Profane Exhibit'
Festival to debut extreme horror anthology
"...Austin's getting the US premiere of another heavily anticipated horror anthology, The Profane Exhibit. The gore-drenched collection will be..."

May 16, 2013 Screens Post

DVD Watch: When Horror Came to Shochiku
Criterion box set restores a lost corner of J-horror
" produced a handful of shocking, daring and bizarre horror films...."

Dec. 18, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Amityville Horror
A dream home on Long Island is not all it's cracked up to be: The family inside sees dead people.
" Sony, is this routine remake of a 1979 horror classic. Although the original Amityville Horror represents no great..."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

She Wants Revenge: The Horror of The Queen of Black Magic
How director Kimo Stamboel summons up an Indonesian classic
"...that Kimo Stamboel was going to remake classic Indonesian horror film The Queen of Black Magic. After all, it..."

Feb. 11, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Calls for More 'Saw
'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2' revs, plus VHS and 35mm joy
"...The Housecore Horror Film Festival had already announced that it will be..."

Aug. 14, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Lives Again!
Metal mayhem and terror cinema fest returns to Austin for second year
"...Scream for more, horror and metal fans. After months of speculation – when..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Adds Suffocation
New York black metallers join stacked bill
"...If the music stages at the Housecore Horror Film Festival couldn't possibly get any more crowded, time..."

June 11, 2013 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Film Festival Programming Announced
Underground fan fest combines heavy metal and horror films
"...Oh, the horror! The inaugural Housecore Horror Film Festival dropped a slate..."

April 1, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Housecore Horror, Alive, Alive!
Horror/metal fusion festival announces Phil Anselmo, Down and more
"...Austin's newest film and music gathering, the Housecore Horror Film and Metal Festival, may not be until October,..."

Feb. 14, 2013 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

A Twisted Family Reunited in Southern Gothic Horror What Josiah Saw
Director Vincent Grashaw discusses the versions that almost were
"...There's a darkness hanging over Southern Gothic horror What Josiah Saw. Director Vincent Grashaw called it "the..."

Aug. 6, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Horror for Halloween
The Honor Farm, Found Footage 3D coming home
"...Good news for anyone that thinks Austin horror begins and ends with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre:..."

Oct. 8, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Horror Fans for Harvey Relief
First Death By Festival becomes hurricane fundraiser
"...hold Hurricane Harvey fundraisers. Now it's the metal and horror community's turn, as the organizers of the inaugural Death..."

Sept. 9, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Preview: Phil Anselmo
Pantera screamer dishes on horror, Danzig, and Superjoint
" on at least two disciplines: extreme music and horror films. Accordingly, the two intersect this weekend at his..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Phil Anselmo's Housecore Horror
Phil Anselmo returns with Housecore Horror, Marc and Elijah Ford jam family style, and Keith Ferguson gets his inked in new book
"...Prepare for screaming, terror, and violence at the Housecore Horror Film Fest – and we're not talking about movie..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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