Posts Tagged ‘H.G. Lewis’

Lots of Monday News

Lots of Monday News

Tweet There’s actually a lot going on here this Monday. First, if you live in the UK or Ireland, check out this BFI one-day screening of Richard III starring Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, and Jim Broadbent that’s happening on April 28th (you can find showtimes and probably tickets under the header “Find a Screening Near You”). After […]




Cool Sh*t To Spend Money On: The Blood Sprayer Guide to Good Purchasing

Cool Sh*t To Spend Money On: The Blood Sprayer Guide to Good Purchasing

Keeping the internet economy booming…




Under the Scares (2011) Review

Under the Scares (2011) Review

Tweet Independent Horror Movies (noun)- a low budget motion picture produced against all odds, without any help from big investors, that seeks to entertain a small but faithful audience with over-the-top stories, juicy gore and gratuitous boob appearances and, on some very rare and precious occasions, truly scaring the shit out of the audience. I […]




Buffalo Screams: Day 4: Part 2: The Awards Ceremony

Buffalo Screams: Day 4: Part 2: The Awards Ceremony

It may be corny to say, but it’s true. Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home. And I’ve never felt prouder to be a Buffalonian that these past four days.




Buffalo Screams: Day 3

Buffalo Screams: Day 3

I’m out of Buffalo puns, but it was still a monstrously good time.




Buffalo Screams: Day 1

Buffalo Screams: Day 1

Scream, Buffalo! Scream for your Beef on Wecks and mediocre football teams!




BUFFALO SCREAMS Festival Schedule Announced!

BUFFALO SCREAMS Festival Schedule Announced!

Buffalo Rocks. Buffalo Bleeds. Buffalo Screams.




BUFFALO SCREAMS Update: Guests, Showcases, and Competitions

BUFFALO SCREAMS Update: Guests, Showcases, and Competitions

BUFFALO SCREAMS HORROR FESTIVAL is rapidly approaching! Are you ready to SCREAM?




BUFFALO SCREAMS Update: Announced Programming and A Very Special Guest of Honor

BUFFALO SCREAMS Update: Announced Programming and A Very Special Guest of Honor

Buffalo Rocks. Buffalo Bleeds. Buffalo SCREAMS.




Scarlet Fry’s Nightmare Alley (Pretorious Productions, 2010)

Scarlet Fry’s Nightmare Alley (Pretorious Productions, 2010)

Some true gems have come out of independent horror filmmakers. DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK, DEADGIRL, hell, THE TOXIC AVENGER. On the opposite end of the spectrum, we have SCARLET FRY’S NIGHTMARE ALLEY.




Corn-Fed Killings: My Top Five Favorite Killer Redneck Flicks

Corn-Fed Killings: My Top Five Favorite Killer Redneck Flicks

Rednecks: Does the word elicit mental images of Daisy Duke…or Leatherface? This author weighs in with his top five favorite films about killer rednecks.




How “Bitch Slap” Pissed Me Off Enough To Defend Real Exploitation

How “Bitch Slap” Pissed Me Off Enough To Defend Real Exploitation

Bitch Slap is exploitation in that G4 Network/Spike TV/pandering to stupidity, form of exploitation.




Pre-Release Reviews: Low Budget Pictures drops 2 new films into our lap-Geek War & Filthy McNasty 4

Pre-Release Reviews: Low Budget Pictures drops 2 new films into our lap-Geek War & Filthy McNasty 4

Awhile back, we posted an interview with director Chris Seaver and he mentioned a couple of his films that were around the bend. Well, that day has arrived.




The Buckeye State Killers: Andy & Luke Campbell talk to The Blood Sprayer about indie film making, Ohio style-by Wes Allen

The Buckeye State Killers: Andy & Luke Campbell talk to The Blood Sprayer about indie film making, Ohio style-by Wes Allen

Tweet If you were to search out Midwest indie film makers, you couldn’t truly cover the whole spectrum of things without knowing who Andy and Luke Campbell are and their company, Compound Pictures.  Originally based out of the Akron/Cleveland Ohio area, these brothers took their love of low budget splatter films, as well as their hometown area, […]




Kiss the Ring: We show our gratitude to the Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis-by Wes Allen

Kiss the Ring: We show our gratitude to the Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis-by Wes Allen

I reckon, it’s a safe assumption that if you are visiting our website, then you’re already aware of H.G. Lewis. He’s not only known as the Godfather of Gore, but has been heralded as a major influence on what was to be known as the “splatter film”. After getting his start in exploitation with notorious producer David F. Friedman’s (Ilsa: She-Wolf of the SS, Love Camp 7) nudie-cuties and juvenile delinquent films, the team sought another world of nastiness to exploit. Hence, the “Blood Trilogy” was born. Beginning with 1963’s “Blood Feast”, Lewis would hose his audiences down with blood, guts, and assault-like ad campaigns that would allow his films to go down in horror film history.




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