Hi and Welcome!! To my Weekly Segment "This Week in Horror" where I will be sharing some highlights on all things horror (Sci-fi) 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!!
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** MARCH 2nd **
King Kong is Released Theatrically March 2nd, 1933.
King Kong is a 1933 American fantasy monster/adventure film directed and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.In 1991, it was deemed "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. It has been remade twice: in 1976 and in 2005.
** March 3rd **
Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital is Released on T.V March 3rd 2004.
Kingdom Hospital (sometimes known as Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital) is a thirteen-episode television series based on Lars von Trier's The Kingdom (Danish title: Riget), which was developed by horror writer Stephen King in 2004 for American television. While initially conceived as a mini-series, it was later changed into a regular television series (albeit one that only lasted one season). It was first aired on ABC on March 3 and concluded on July 15, 2004. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
** March 4th **
Nosferatu is released Theatrically on March 4th 1922.
Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (translated as Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror; or simply Nosferatu) is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok.
The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula, with names and other details changed because the studio could not obtain the rights to the novel (for instance, "vampire" became "Nosferatu" and "Count Dracula" became "Count Orlok"). Stoker's heirs sued over the adaptation, and a court ruling ordered that all copies of the film be destroyed. However, one print of Nosferatu survived, and the film came to be regarded as an influential masterpiece of cinema. Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story "Dracula."
Paul W.S. Anderson Director of the Resident Evil Movies was born on March 4th 1965.
Paul William Scott Anderson is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who regularly works in science fiction movies and video game movies. He is primarily best known for directing, producing, and writing the Resident Evil films, which are based on the video games of the same name. Some of his works include Resident Evil Franchise, Pandorum and Death Race, he's also married to Milla Jovovich aka Alice from the R.E Films.
** March 5th **
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man is Released Theatrically on March 5th 1943.
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man, is monster horror film starring Lon Chaney, Jr. as the Wolf Man and Bela Lugosi as Frankenstein's monster. This was the first of a series of "ensemble" monster films combining characters from several film series. This film, therefore, is both the fifth in the series of films based upon Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, directly after The Ghost of Frankenstein, and a sequel to The Wolf Man. Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.
Creature from the Black Lagoon is Released Theatrically on March 5th 1954.
Creature from the Black Lagoon is a 1954 monster horror 3-D film in black-and-white. A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. The film is considered a classic of the 1950s and generated two sequels: Revenge of the Creature (1955), which was also filmed and released in 3-D and The Creature Walks Among Us (1956), filmed in 2-D. The creature, also known as the Gill-man, is usually counted among the classic Universal Monsters.
** March 6th **
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** March 7th **
The Mask of Diijon is Released Theatrically on March 7th 1946.
The Mask of Diijon is a 1946 American black-and-white film noir suspense film. A stage illusionist's comeback attempt results in his humiliation. He plots to revenge himself by hypnotizing people into committing murders for him.
** March 8th **
Tales from the Crypt (Movie) is Released Theatrically on March 7th 1972.
Tales from the Crypt is a 1972 British horror film ( NOT to be confused with the famous series of the same name) , directed by Freddie Francis. It is an anthology film consisting of five separate segments, based on stories from EC Comics. Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.
The ABC's of Death is Released in North America on March 8th 2013.
The film is divided into twenty-six individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free rein in choosing a word to create a story involving death. The varieties of death range from accidents to murders.
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!