Hi and Welcome! To my Weekly Segment "This Week in Horror" where I will be sharing some highlights on all things horror that occurred thru out the week in past years and recent. Anything from movie releases, to actor/actress bio's in regards to horror, you will get your weekly fix here. So if you are a BIG horror fan, but don't remember much about old news and releases and you would like to take a walk down memory lane, keep coming by every Monday to check it out. I hope you enjoy my new segment and please be sure to follow me so you won't miss out on any TWH info and more.. and Remember Sweet Screams!!
NOTE: If you think I missed out on anything horror related on this week, I should know about, please feel free to post it on the comments below. (Be nice).
** FEBRUARY 23rd **
Mary Reilly is Released on February 22nd, 1996.
** FEBRUARY 24th **
Sadly.. there's nothing horror related today in history!!
** FEBRUARY 25th **
Cursed is Released Theatrically on February 25th, 2005.
Cursed is a 2005 American horror-comedy film directed by Wes Craven and written by screenwriter Kevin Williamson, who both collaborated on Scream. The film stars Golden Globe nominees Christina Ricci and Jesse Eisenberg as the main sister-and-brother protagonists. The plot focuses on two estranged siblings as a werewolf is loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too. The movie was a critical failure and a box office bomb (according to critics).
** February 26th **
Sadly.. there's nothing horror related today in history!!
** February 27th **
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors is Release Theatrically on February 27, 1987.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors is a 1987 American slasher fantasy film and the third film in the Nightmare on Elm Street series. The film was directed by Chuck Russell, written by original creator Wes Craven and co-written by Bruce Wagner, and starred Craig Wasson, Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund and Patricia Arquette in her first role. It is the sequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge and is followed by A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.
Club Dread is Released Theatrically on February 27th 2004.
Club Dread (also known as Broken Lizard's Club Dread) is a 2004 comedy horror film written by the comedy group Broken Lizard, who also created Super Troopers. It is directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, one of the group members. When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort a hedonistic island paradise for swingers, it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence... or at least hide it!
House of the Dead 2 is Released on DVD February 27th 2005.
House of the Dead 2 (alternately titled House of the Dead II: Dead Aim) is the 2005 sequel to Brightlight Pictures' 2003 horror film House of the Dead based on the popular video game. A virus breaks out at a university and people start to become zombies. After 29 days, a team of AMS scientists and soldiers are sent in to deal with the problem, but while they search, things go wrong.
** February 28th **
The Monster and the Girl is Released Theatrically on February 28th 1941.
The Monster and the Girl is a science fiction horror black and white film released by Paramount Pictures, on a low budget. After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors is Released Theatrically on February 28th 1965.
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors is a 1965 British horror film directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis,and starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. It was the first in a series of anthology films from Amicus and was followed by Torture Garden (1967), The House That Dripped Blood (1970), Asylum (1972), Tales from the Crypt (1972), The Vault of Horror (1973) and From Beyond the Grave (1974). Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.
House is Released Theatrically on February 28th, 1986.
House is a 1986 comedy horror film directed by Steve Miner and starring William Katt, George Wendt, Richard Moll and Kay Lenz. It was followed by three sequels: House II: The Second Story, House III: The Horror Show and House IV. A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.
The Frankenstein Theory is Released on March 1st, 2013.
The Frankenstein Theory is a 2013 American horror film directed by Andrew Weiner and stars Kris Lemche, Joe Egender, Timothy V. Murphy, and Eric Zuckerman. The film is presented as "found footage", pieced together from a film crew's footage. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his outlandish ideas, Professor John Venkenheim leads a documentary film crew to the rim of the Arctic Circle in a desperate effort to vindicate his academic reputation. His theory: Mary Shelley's ghastly story, "Frankenstein," is, in fact, a work of non-fiction disguised as fantasy. In the vast, frozen wilderness, Venkenheim and his team search for the legendary monster, a creature mired in mystery and drenched in blood. What they find is an unspeakable truth more terrifying than any fiction...a nightmare from which there is no waking.
The Last Exorcism Part II is Released Theatrically on March 1st, 2013.
The Last Exorcism Part II is a 2013 American supernatural drama horror film co-written and directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly. It stars Ashley Bell, Julia Garner & Spencer Treat Clark. It is a sequel to 2010's The Last Exorcism, and released on March 1, 2013. As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.
Well guys there you have it.. This Concludes my Weekly segment of "This Week in Horror". Don't forget to follow me and stay tuned for more this upcoming Monday, I hope you enjoyed it!! Please feel free to leave a comment down below Thanks for coming and see ya soon.. Sweet Screams!
Sources: Wikipedia & IMDB