‘Dark Side of the Web’

Dark Side of the Web: “The Night Country”

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As sophisticated digital filmmaking tools become more accessible, they are finding their way into the hands of artists who put them to ever more interesting uses. One particularly fascinating example is “The Night Country” which its creator, Oliver Franklin Anderson, describes as a “horror art web series.”

Dark Side of the Web: “Florida in the Shadows” Web Series

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Saternapinatost Films has announced the debut episode of “Florida in the Shadows”, a new webseries airing on YouTube. You might describe this as a mash-up of late night TV horror hosts and SyFy Channel ghost hunters, but without a whole lot of actual ghost hunting.  From the producers: “It’s a sexy, campy romp through haunted […]

Dark Side of the Web: Evil Dead in 60 Seconds

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If you’re anything like me, then the recent release of the ‘red’ band’ trailer for the upcoming Evil Dead remake left you pining away for the April 5th release date. Well pine no more you primitive screwheads, ’cause we’ve got a little something to tide you over. Raynor Shima, Luke Bramley, and Gigi Saul Guerrero […]

Dark Side of the Web: “In Fear Of” Web Series

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The web series has been around for quite awhile now, evolving into a legit alternative to the cookie-cutter crime shows and reality TV crap that has poisoned network television.  What’s really exciting is how many horror filmmakers are beginning to embrace this format. The most recent of these to come my way is In Fear Of […]

Dark Side of the Web: Lovecraft eZine

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Fans around the world paid tribute this week to author H.P. Lovecraft, who was born August 20th, 1890. Many well-known, contemporary authors of horror fiction have cited Lovecraft as a major influence. Stephen King called him “the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.” There are many other perhaps lesser known authors who […]

Dark Side of the Web: HAUNTED Digital Magazine

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When I first discovered HAUNTED a few years ago, it was on a shelf in a local independent bookstore, among several other new UK import horror mags. Where the others seemed to look a lot like Fango clones, this one stood out for its more eclectic content. HAUNTED published the familiar movie previews and “Top […]

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