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Welcome to October Spooky Flix Fest 2012…if you dare!

For those of us in the northern hemisphere it’s that special time of year again – a magical time when the earth starts her annual metamorphosis that sparks celebrations around the world.  The air begins to cool and crisp as the days grow shorter and the soothing darkness brings the splendid harvest moon.  The leaves change from deep summer green to the brief, soft tones of yellow, orange, and red.  Our breaths deepen and smiles broaden at the gentle breezes that nip our cheek.

And most important of all our thoughts begin to turn from picnics, pools, and rollicking vacations to dark, dank houses filled with cobwebs and killers. With starry eyed splendor we begin to dream of the rotting flesh of reanimated corpses and the silent wail of tortured spirits wandering lost through foggy graveyards.  It’s the time of year when becoming a knife-wielding sociopathic maniac is not only fun but expected and we look for ever greater and greater means to scare the bejesus out of ourselves. We love to be scared.  We love dark corners and creepy eyes.  We love creaky doors and cackling witches.  In short, we love to celebrate our dark side.

No celebration of darkness would be complete without Forgotten Flix’s October Spooky Flix Fest, and no one celebrates the season like we do.  For the entire month of October we’ll be celebrating the eerie and the unnerving, the ghostly and the gory, the creepy and the spine-chilling.  This year we have lots of special features and special guests to amaze and enthrall you.

Forgotten Flix Top 10

October marks the beginning of a new series for the site, the Forgotten Flix Top 10.  We’ve gathered experts from around the world to share their thoughts on the “Top 10” for all things film.  In October we’re featuring Horror’s Top 10 with some great articles including Top 10 80s Horror Movies by writer/director Paul Osborne, Top 10 80s Horror Movie Posters by horror/sci-fi artist Kevin Spencer, Top 10 “Juiciest” Alfred Hitchcock Movies by author and Hitchcock scholar Ken Mogg, Top 10 Favorite Horror Movies by KillerReviews.com owner Greg “GregMo” Roberts, Top 10 Horror Soundtracks by Jason, and many, many more.

Podcast

This year we have our greatest movie lineup ever.  Join us as we talk about some of the greatest horror classics of our generation with some of our favorite people.

10/3 – The People Under the Stairs (1991) with horror fanatic and show artist Kevin Spencer from InkSpatters.com

10/10 – Pumpkinhead (1988) and Tales from the Crypt (1990, 1991) with acting legend (and great friend of the show) Lance Henriksen, and some of our best buds Peter Nielsen and Kevin Spencer.

10/17 – Pet Semetary (1989) with 80s video game expert and author Doug McCoy

10/24 – Killer Klowns from Outer Space with horror podcasting sage and friend of the show Jason Pyles.

10/31 – Halloween (1978) [What else would we cover on All Hallows’ Eve] with podcaster and frequent guest to the show, Darrel Taylor from the Taylor Podcast Network, because it wouldn’t be Spooky Flix Fest without Darrel.

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2 comments for “Welcome to October Spooky Flix Fest 2012…if you dare!

  1. October 4, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Sounds like you guys planned a lot of great stuff! Looking forward to it. Amazing that you got Lance Henriksen again, too! He’s so awesome. I just saw Near Dark for the first time and was blown away by his performance (review up tomorrow!).

  2. October 4, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    Thanks Will! Lance is a great guy and we had a blast. I could hang out at a bar drinking whiskey with him all. night. long. I can’t wait for you guys to hear it.

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