In addition to the usual reviews and comments you would find on a horror movie blog, this is also a document of the wonderfully vast horror movie section of the video store I worked at in my youth.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

DKTM 238

While I've been partaking in all the Toronto After Dark festivities, the world have horror has been shambling along. Here's some cool stuff from the last week or so.

Harbingers Of...

On the heels of the release The ABC's of Death 2 comes a little added bonus. Twenty-nine of the filmmakers involved with the project were asked their favourite on-film death scene, for which Drafthouse Films then compiled into this diabolical video montage.

There are some favourites in there to be sure, like Robocop, Alien, Raiders and Jaws, but can you name them all? It looks like forum discussion has still not been able to pin down the Chris Nash pick that finishes off the set.

The Rift Widens.

Last year I saw a really effective creeper called The Banshee Chapter. Well, it appears that this film has now been tapped to become the first film to be released in virtual reality format via the Oculus Rift. Banshee Chapter, being the wonderfully creative found footage film that it is, is the perfect choice for this new technology and is sure to induce many a pants-shitting over the next few months.

So, if you are lucky enough to be one of the few who owns one of these devices, you can download the movie here.


Vincenzo Natali's technology-tinged television anthology Darknet is now available on Netflix. Premiering last year on Super Channel, it consisted of six episodes directed by the likes of Natali, Steve Hoban and Rodrigo Gudino. Here below, is one of seven teasers.

I really dug what I've seen of this show, so I'm looking forward to cracking into the rest. No word on if there will be more, but I'll keep my sensors on.

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