Lucas Mangum’s Horror Corner is a weekly roundup of recent horror-related posts from around the web; a handy guide to the notable horror happenings of the past week.  Enjoy…


Fantasia Film Festival just put out a call for entries. Any work produced in the last 18 months is eligible. Horror filmmakers may want to take note.

Meet the new Carrie White in this teaser. I like all of the back and forth in the beginning. I know there’s not much to go on, but first impression is that the filmmakers seem to have a respect for the source material. Hopefully we can file this under the “remakes that don’t suck category.”

Italian Horror filmmaker, Mariano Baino (Dark Waters), is calling upon horror fans to help him fund his next film, Astrid Saints.

Riding on the success of Sinister, Jason Blum and Scott Derrickson are setting their sights on the Stephen King novella, The Breathing Method. This is the only novella from the collection, Different Seasons, to not be adapted. (Deadline)

Treachery, the new film from Travis Romero and produced by Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc, gave us a peek at its excellent looking poster.

James Wan’s The Conjuring is testing well with audiences. The release date is set for July 19. (Bloody Disgusting)

Bloody Disgusting gave the full plot details for I Spit on Your Grave 2. “We’re told that I Spit On Your Grave 2‘s lead is named Holly, a Missouri farm girl who moves to New York in hopes of perusing a modeling career. Looking to update her profile for the big city, she meets three brothers who rape and torture her. They supposedly flee to another country where they bury her alive. She survives, like in the first, and exacts her violent revenge.”

Director Michael Dougherty talks the potential Trick ‘r Treat sequel. Oh, PLEASE let this happen! (Bloody Disgusting)

SND, the distribution-sales-production arm of France’s M6 Group, will co-produce Among the Living, the next film from the duo behind the excellent Inside. (Variety)

Check out this interview with the Soska twins as they discuss American Mary. (Bloody Disgusting)


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Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He’s served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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